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Step to it challenge

Healthy habits start here

This challenge is meant to motivate people of all ages and abilities to become more active after the long winter.

Challenge details

  • Runs May 1-28
  • Free and open to everyone
  • Family friendly physical activity program
  • All activity counts, including steps

Registration begins April 1

Anyone can join and participate individually or in a group. Schools, workplaces, faith communities, and neighborhoods can form a group and participate together. Find others using the hashtag #StepToIt on social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Log your steps

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Record all your activity on your Step to it account.  No pedometer or exercise tracking device is necessary to participate. For those who have a Fitbit, you can sync it to your online Step to it activity log.

Win Twins collectables!

Minnesota Twins baseball bats award

Our fabulous sponsors, the Minnesota Twins, have donated three signed baseball bats from past Twins greats!  We will be giving these away in a random drawing at the conclusion of the challenge this year. To qualify for the prize drawing, log at least 15,000 steps each of the four weeks of the challenge.  Then your name will be entered into the drawing.  Winners will be notified on June 10.  

Learn more by going to the Awards and Prizes page.

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