University Recreation to Host Annual Fitober Challenge Starting Oct. 1

University Recreation to Host Annual Fitober Challenge Starting Oct. 1
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University Recreation is set to host their annual Fitober challenge during the month of October. The event runs from Oct. 1-31. Participants are encouraged to log their daily physical activity to win prizes.

Fitober is free and does not require a UREC membership. All university faculty, staff and students may participate. Participants who log 600 minutes of physical activity will receive a gift card from Chartwells to be redeemed at locations on campus, as well as qualify for a drawing of additional prizes.

Participants sign up individually, but also have the option to create a team. The team option allows peer groups to offer support and encourage each other throughout the challenge.

"I enjoy that UREC offers a physical wellness challenge each semester," said Paula Prescott, administrative support supervisor. "The addition of the app allows me to log my daily minutes and see my progress right on my phone."

Participants may sign up for the challenge and log your physical activity starting Oct. 1 at Participants should log in using their current uark username and password.  Once they create their account, they can download Power Apps by Microsoft to their mobile device and log their physical activity with the ease of an app.

For more information, contact Casey Fant at


Casey Fant, assistant director
University Recreation


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