Global Walking Challenge

Seventh Annual Contest: October 3-31, 2017

Global Walking Challenge

Take #nyusteps for New York, Abu Dhabi, or Shanghai Teams

Small steps can mean huge strides for your health. Step with colleagues around the world in NYU’s Seventh Annual Global Walking Challenge. Whether you're already a power walker or looking for a fun way to increase your physical activity, the contest is your opportunity to challenge yourself, track your progress, and enjoy some friendly, competitive spirit in the workplace with the support of colleagues.

Track Your Progress and Socialize with Stridekick


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NYU LiveSmart has partnered with Stridekick to use technology to improve the participant experience. Stridekick's cross-device compatibility allows almost everyone with a smartphone to join. The web and app integrate with Apple Watch, Fitbit, Jawbone, Garmin, Misfit, Pebble, Polar, Xiaomi, and Withings. Plus, you can socialize with colleagues near and far on the newsfeed and message boards.

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