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SRC Fitness Challenges

Take on a challenge and win BIG! Each challenge is uniquely designed to encourage SRC members to engage in fitness activities in order to reach the ultimate goal and be entered to win some awesome prizes. For more information, review the challenge details for each available challenge.

Check out these current and upcoming challenges at the SRC!

Fall Step Challenge

Make Your Fall Strolls with Friends Count!
Participate in one stage or even all four stages for the highest chances at winning! 

Stage 1
Monday, Sept. 13 – Sunday, Sept. 19
Register Aug. 30 ­– Sept. 12

Stage 2
Monday, Oct. 11 – Sunday, Oct. 17
Register: Sept. 20 – Oct. 10

Stage 3
Monday, Nov. 1 – Sunday, Nov. 7
Register: Oct. 18 – 31

Stage 4
Monday, Nov. 29 – Sunday, Dec. 5
Register: Nov. 8 – 28

Program Details:

Get your team to the starting line this semester for a fun competition during the Fall Step Challenge! You and nine friends have the opportunity to get moving and strut your stuff to become the Fall Step Challenge champions. To get started: 

  1. Register your team of ten for each stage of Fall Step Challenge on IMleagues.com, and designate one participant as the team captain. 
  2. Have each participant download the Pacer app on a mobile device. 
  3. When the challenge begins, have each participant send their daily step count to the team captain.
  4. Team captains should submit each player’s step count daily by emailing them to srcintramurals@csun.edu
  5. Check back daily for the rankings on the SRC Programs Discord server and await the winning teams to be crowned! 

Prizes:

  • All participants will be entered in a raffle for two $25 CSUN Campus Store gift cards! 
  • All participants in the winning team for each stage will win their very own Intramural Sports t-shirt! 
  • The participants with the highest step counts in each stage will receive a CSUN Campus Store gift card:
    • First Place: $75 CSUN Campus Store Gift Card
    • Second Place: $50 CSUN Campus Store Gift Card
    • Third Place: $25 CSUN Campus Store Gift Card

Enjoy the exciting journey together as a team with the Fall Step Challenges hosted by the SRC of the University Student Union … Where Matadors Belong!

 

 

Run It to Win It Challenge

Hit the Road, Track, Treadmill or Trail to Win It All!

Monday, Oct. 18 – Sunday, Nov. 14
Registration: Monday, Oct. 11 – Sunday, Nov. 14
Via ChallengeRunner

Get your endorphins flowing with the Run It to Win It Challenge. Whether you’re just starting your fitness journey or an expert runner perfecting your stride, we challenge you to log 100 miles over four weeks by walking, jogging, or running. The more miles you log via ChallengeRunner, the more you can win!

Program Details

All CSUN students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to join us for some healthy competition during this virtual fitness challenge! To participate, all you will need to do is:

  1. Visit the SRC ChallengeRunner webpage and enroll in the “Run It to Win It Challenge” program under “Available Challenges.”
  2. Create an account if you are new to ChallengeRunner or log into your existing account.
  3. To make tracking a breeze, download the ChallengeRunner app for iOS or Android.
  4. On Monday, Oct. 18, start logging your miles to build up your cadence, push your pace and get one step closer to winning awesome prizes!

Prizes

  1. All competitors who complete 25 miles will be entered in a raffle to win a $25 gift card of their choice!
  2. All competitors who complete 50 miles will be entered in a raffle to win a $50 gift card of their choice!
  3. All competitors who complete the challenge goal of 100 miles over the four weeks will be entered in a raffle to win a $100 gift card of their choice!

Winners will be randomly selected, and will be contacted no later than Friday, Nov. 19. Winners MUST claim their prize by responding to the respective email no later than Tuesday, Nov. 30. If a winner does not claim their prize by the deadline, a new winner will be drawn.

Get ready to walk, jog or run for glory during the Run It to Win It Challenge and win big with the SRC of the University Student Union … Where Matadors Belong!

Please contact Alfredo Padilla with any questions.

 

Matty’s 5k

Fitness Fun for Everyone!

Thursday, Nov. 25
Registration: Monday, Nov.1 – Wednesday, Nov. 17 
Via ChallengeRunner

Make time for movement this Thanksgiving with Matty’s 5k from the Student Recreation Center of the University Student Union. Lace up your sneakers and walk, jog or run to complete this exciting virtual 5k at your own pace and in your own space. Give thanks for fitness this Turkey Day with Matty’s 5k from the SRC of the University Student Union … Where Matadors Belong!

Program Details 

All CSUN students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to join us for this fun fitness challenge! To participate, all you will need to do is:

  1. Visit the SRC ChallengeRunner webpage and enroll in the “Matty’s 5k” program under “Available Challenges.”
  2. Create an account if you are new to ChallengeRunner or log into your existing account. 
  3. To make tracking a breeze, download the ChallengeRunner app for iOS or Android
  4. On Thursday, Nov. 25, complete the 5k at your own pace and log your distance to be entered into our exciting raffle! 

Prizes 

All competitors will receive an awesome medal and bib number just for participating. Plus, those who complete Matty’s 5k and log their distance in ChallengeRunner will be entered into a raffle to win one of the following prizes:

  • Vibrating Foam Roller
  • $30 Gift Card of Your Choice 
  • SRC Personal Training Package (5 sessions) 

Non-student employees of the SRC may participate but are not eligible to win any available prizes. 

Winners will be randomly selected at the end of the challenge, and will be contacted no later than Friday, Nov. 30. Winners MUST claim their prize by responding to the respective email no later than Tuesday, Dec. 7. If a winner does not claim their prize by the deadline, a new winner will be drawn.

Get ready to walk, jog or run for glory during the Run It to Win It Challenge and win big with the SRC of the University Student Union … Where Matadors Belong. 

Please contact Alfredo Padilla with any questions. 

Turkey Burn-Off Challenge

Get Your Body Moving Right Into the Holiday Season

Monday, Nov. 22 - Sunday, Dec. 5
Register on ChallengeRunner starting Nov. 8!

Shake those tail feathers and get your body moving with the SRC during Turkey Burn-Off Challenge!

Program Details

Come join in this 2-week virtual fitness challenge to enjoy some active fun, burn some of those tasty holiday calories and earn points by doing fitness related activities. To participate, all you have to do is:

  1. Create an account through ChallengeRunner.
  2. Join the “Turkey Burn-Off 2021” program.
  3. Starting Monday, Nov. 22, manually track your fitness activities to accumulate points and reach different point levels.

Prizes

Once you reach the designated amount of points per level, you will become eligible to enter into raffles for the prizes below.

Level 1: 68 points

  • $25 Gift Card of Your Choice (2 Winners)

Level 2: 106 points

  • $50 Gift Card of Your Choice (2 Winners)

Level 3: 121 points

  • $100 Gift Card of Your Choice (1 Winner)

Come enjoy the fall weather and start off the holiday season with some healthy and active fun during Turkey Burn-Off Challenge, hosted by the Student Recreation Center of the USU … Where Matadors Belong!