Take Your Next Step Toward Wellness - Jumbo Steps

Tufts places a strong focus on the wellness of our community. In the winter, many in the community joined in the Move More Challenge and now with the snow gone, Tufts invites you to join the Jumbo Steps 6-week step challenge!

Led by the Tufts University Wellness Center, with Tufts Human Resources sponsorship, Jumbo Steps begins on Monday, May 14, 2018 with an enrollment deadline of Friday, May 18, 2018 at Midnight.

The Jumbo Steps challenge involves logging 420,000 steps over the course of the program. Your goal is to reach an average of 10,000 steps a day. You may join the challenge as an individual or as part of a team with up to 5 participants.

Registration details

To sign up for the challenge, log in to the Marathon eHealth Portal and follow the links under "Tufts News." You can also follow these instructions.

Once you register, you'll have the option to sync your step-tracking device.

Got Questions? Contact The Wellness Center at 617-627-0467 or review answers to frequently asked questions for more information.

Want to get recognition for your steps!

Be sure to fill out the publicity release form, or in hardcopy on the Marathon eHealth Portal so we can announce your name if you win this challenge.

Why should you join in the Jumbo Steps Challenge?

As a step to getting and staying healthy! If you complete the challenge and meet the overall goal you will receive a FitKit.  This includes a flat resistance band, tubing with handles, door anchor, exercise cards, mesh bag and online resources.  You can also earn a chance to win a Fitbit! One team (each participant on the team will receive the prize) and one individual will be selected in the raffle.

Whether you join in the Jumbo Steps Challenge or not, why not challenge yourself to find ways to stay healthy and check out the wellness programs available to you at Tufts!