Fitness Challenges

Live Healthy Lynchburg has challenges designed for everyone from the marathoner to the first time couch-to-5K runner!  These challenges are designed to help you meet defined goals and to make activity a part of your weekly routine.We want to inspire you move your body, get healthy, and become a part of our active community!

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Questions about how to use the Challenge website? CLICK HERE

100 Mile Challenge

The 100 Mile challenge is an exciting way to take your running and walking to a new level. The challenge is to run or walk 100 miles between July 1 and September 24 …… that’s just slightly over 1 mile per day! It’s an exciting way to integrate exercise and fitness as part of an overall healthier lifestyle, and encourage and grow participation in the Virginia 4 Miler and 10 Miler races.

Participation              As an individual or as part of an organization. PLEASE look carefully at existing teams to avoid duplication.

Eligible miles:

  1. Miles run or walked outside of normal business activity.
  2. Eligible miles run/walked on a treadmill count. All other mechanical devices do NOT count!  So, no elliptical machines, bikes, scooters, skateboards, roller blades / skates. The only exception: miles logged on a treadmill are eligible miles.

 

Questions about how to use the Challenge website? CLICK HERE


Strive for 5

The experts say to maintain good health we need 2.5 hours of moderate exercise per week, which breaks down into 30 minutes a day for at least 5 days.

Live Healthy Lynchburg, in collaboration with the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, brings you this total fitness challenge and activity motivation program named Strive for 5. The program endeavors to help participants “get in 30” minutes on as many days as possible between April 1, 2016 and June 10, 2016. 

There are virtually no restrictions on eligible activity – if it gets you moving, raises your heartbeat and tickles your spirit, it counts.

Who is Eligible to Participate?

Strive for 5 is open to those who live in or work for an organization located in Region 2000 (Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Campbell, Lynchburg).

What are the Competitions?

Strive for 5 will track total activity hours by organization in 5 categories based on number of members in the organization.

Competition Categories (Number of Members/Employees)

Individuals: Top 5
Small: 3 – 25
Medium: 26 – 50
Large: 51 – 100
Extra Large: 101 – 500
Extra, Extra Large: 501 +

The organization with the most total activity time in each category will be recognized.