Steppin' Out National Walking Challenge

Attempt to walk 70,000 steps in seven days for a chance to win great prizes! The challenge will run April 19 - 25.

To register for Steppin’ Out, contact Employee Recreation & Wellness at or 966-6419. Then after the walking challenge, e-mail or drop off your steps to Employee Recreation for a chance to win great prizes. As long as you participate in the challenge you are eligible for prizes – even if you do not meet the goal of 70,000 steps.

Prizes include exercise balls, yoga mats, guest passes to the Wellness Center at Meadowmont, massages, nutritional counseling, personal training sessions and the grand prize of a 3-month membership to the Wellness Center at Meadowmont.

To purchase a pedometer, stop by Employee Recreation’s 9th floor office or our registration desk in the ground floor lobby of Memorial Hospital (hours and directions linked below). We take exact cash, checks written out to UNC Hospitals or Visa/MasterCard.

Click here to see the Employee Recreation Web site.

Employee Recreation has two types of pedometers:

  • An Omron pedometer that tracks calories burned as well as steps for $10
  • A simpler Neo pedometer that only tracks steps for $7