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Walk this Way Step Challenge- MyWellness points and weekly give-away available
Marquette University employees and their spouse can participate in a fun and competitive step challenge which will encourage participants to walk more often during the day. The goal is to complete 50,000 steps each week as part of our focus on total well being. The challenge will be held May 23 – June 19. Registration opens May 16; register 50,000 steps in week one by May 29 to fully participate.
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How do I enroll in the challenge?
Go to My Wellness Portal and enter your personal username and password. Once you land on the ‘Challenges’ page, you are now enrolled in the challenge! (first-time users see registration directions below).
How do I log my activity?
Each day log in to My Wellness Portal, click on the 'Challenges' tile and record the number of steps you completed and click ‘Save’. While it is recommended that participants log steps every evening, you have seven days to record daily steps. Participants may use their own pedometer or fitness tracking device. While connecting a device is not required, many devices can be electronically linked with the site for easy tracking (see the Fitness Device FAQ).
How am I eligible for My Rewards points and chances for give-away prizes?
The goal is to complete at least 50,000 steps per week. Participants who meet the weekly goal throughout the entire four-week challenge (4 weeks total) will be awarded 25 My Rewards points. Participants who log 50,000 steps in a week will be entered into the weekly prize give-away for that week. (the week ends on each Sunday at 7 pm) The challenge will be held May 23 – June 19. Registration opens May 16; register 50,000 steps in week one by May 29 to fully participate.
Interested in working with a Health Coach?
Challenge participants are encouraged to work with a personal health coach to take your fitness to the next level. You can connect with a free health coach by calling 800-882-2109 or visiting the ‘Coaching’ tab on your My Wellness Portal.
Did you know Marquette University offers a wellness program for employees and their spouses? You can access resources to help you manage your health, track your activity and more. The program also includes confidential and professional counseling resources at no cost to you.
After registering on the My Wellness Portal, begin using the resources on the site and start tracking your activity. The reward structure is simple; you’ll start earning rewards just by registering. To begin the registration process, click on My Wellness below:
- New users will select ‘Register for a new account’
- Enter the code ‘marquette’
- Create an account (create username and password of your choice)
- On the following page employees will enter their MU ID • Spouses will enter the employee’s MU ID + S + DOB (DOB = spouse's DOB in format dd/mm/yyyy)
- Select the ‘My Wellness’ tile on the homepage to enroll in the 2022 program.
Once you are registered, you can login at any time to begin learning about all the ways to manage your health and track your activity. Download the Challenge Runner App from the Apple iOS store or Google Play to log your activity. You can also sync your tracker by following the instructions in the Fitness Device FAQs.
More about the My Wellness Program
In addition to health coaching, a wide array of resources are available to you on the wellness portal. Through this site, you will have access to health improvement modules, on-demand wellness videos, personal health assessments, Wellbeing Place blog, wellness challenges, and monthly newsletters and webinars.
There are a number of ways to earn points toward rewards. Just a few are listed below; the full listing is included in the My Wellness Activity Guide.
- Get an Annual Primary Care Visit
- Complete a Health Risk Assessment
- Work with a Health Coach
- Take part in the Daily Walking Challenge
- Join in Spiritual Wellness events
- Participate in a Marquee Health Webinar or Video
My Wellness Resources
Rewards for participating in Marquette University’s wellness program are available to all employees. If you think you might be unable to meet a standard for earning points under this wellness program, you may qualify for an opportunity to earn the same reward by different means, or to have the requirement waived with a provider’s signature. Complete the waiver form below.
Marquette University Wellness Program Alternative Standard Waiver
Questions? Contact Marquee Health at email@example.com or 800-882-2109.