Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Registration for Active U 2013 closes today

Registration for the eighth annual Active U, MHealthy's 12-week physical activity challenge, closes today.


Sign up for MHealthy's Active U 2013 by 5 p.m. today.

All university faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students, retirees and spouses/Other Qualified Adults of employees who sign up by 5 p.m. will receive a free MHealthy rubber bracelet.

Sign up as an individual or participate on a team. Then, between today and April 29, participants log their exercise minutes online using a computer or mobile device.

Active U 2013 features:

• Qualifying benefits-eligible employees can get $100 for successfully completing Active U and the MHealthy Rewards health questionnaire.

• All participants will have opportunities to win prizes by logging activity each week.

• Successfully complete Active U to earn a 2013 T-shirt (free to employees; small fee for spouses/OQAs, undergraduate students and retirees).

• Get access to weekly healthy eating tips and healthy recipes.

• Earn virtual badges and share success by reaching program milestones such as achieving weekly goals, reaching 1,000 activity minutes and more.

• During Active U, non-members can access any Rec Sports facility for $5 by wearing an Active U T-shirt from past years

• Help the university reach a record of 30 million cumulative physical activity minutes.