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Well-Traveled

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Well Traveled is the Spring wellness challenge where participants will be tracking physical activity, sleep, and gratitude as they virtually move across the U.S. Register individually or as a team starting on Thursday, April 1. Well Traveled will span from Monday, April 12 to Sunday, May 9. Three institutions--one small, one medium, and one large-sized institution--will be awarded the Living Well Traveling Trophy on Wednesday, May 12.

Dates

  • Registration: April 1 – April 16
  • Challenge: April 12 – May 9 (4-week program)
  • Last day to log: May 11
  • Winners announced: May 12

Goal

Overall Goal = 100 points

Activity

  • Physical activity: steps and exercise minutes
  • Sleep
  • Gratitude

Points

Physical Activity

  • 6,000-7,999 steps = 3 points
  • 8,000-9,999 steps = 4 points
  • 10,000+ steps = 5 points

Daily Behaviors

  • Sleep = 1 point
  • Gratitude = 1 point

Thrive Thursday

For teams, there will be the option of earning an extra point on Thrive Thursdays.

NOTE: You don’t have to wear a tracking device to record steps — link the Apple or Google Health app or enter in your activity and exercise minutes, then the Step Converter automatically adjusts them.

Traveling Trophy

The traveling trophies are back! Well-Traveled has the institution leaderboards. We will be competing in the categories of small, medium and large categories.


Past Traveling Trophy Winners

Fall 2020 Winners, Walktober:

Small Institution:  UT System Administration  
Medium Institution:  UT Health San Antonio
Large Institution:  UT Southwestern

Fall 2019 Winners, Keep UT Active:

Small Institution:  UT System Administration  
Medium Institution:  UT Health San Antonio
Large Institution:  UTHealth Houston

Spring 2019 Winners, Spring into Motion:

Small Institution:  UT System Administration  
Medium Institution:  UT Health San Antonio
Large Institution:  UTHealth at Houston

Fall 2018 Winners, Yo Ho Ho:

Small Institution:  UT Permian Basin 
Medium Institution:  UT Health San Antonio
Large Institution:  UTHealth at Houston

Spring 2018 Winners, Keep UT Active:

Small Institution:  UT Permian Basin 
Medium Institution:  UT Health San Antonio
Large Institution:  UTHealth at Houston

Fall 2017 Winners, Health Trails:

Small Institution:  UT Permian Basin 
Medium Institution:  UT Health San Antonio
Large Institution:  UTHealth at Houston

Spring 2017 Winners:

Small Institution:  UT Permian Basin 
Medium Institution:  UT Dallas
Large Institution:  UTHealth at Houston  

2016 Winners, Walktober:

Small Institution:  UT Permian Basin 
Medium Institution:  UT Health Science Center Houston  
Large Institution:  UT Austin

2015 Winners:

Small Institution: UT System Administration
Medium Institution: UT Health Science Center Houston
Large Institution: UT Medical Branch Galveston

2014: UT Pan American
2013: UT Pan American
2012: UT System Administration
2010: UT San Antonio
2009: UT Tyler 
2008: UT Health Science Center San Antonio