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Join the Wellness Challenge at the Clinical Congress 2023 in Boston

Participate in wellness activities and enjoy some healthy competition with your peers. Earn chances to win prizes for reaching Challenge Goals and working your way up the leaderboard.

The Challenge Starts on Sunday, October 22 at 12:01 am ET and ends Wednesday, October 25 at 11:59 pm ET.

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1) Download the "Heka Well" app:

2) Complete the in-app registration and pairing process:

  • Launch the Challenge app and select the "ACS Wellness" Challenge from the list

  • Complete the in-app registration process and pair your supported activity tracker 


3) Start Moving!

  • To sync your step data to the app, select "Tap to sync points" at the top of the dashboard. 

  • Please sync your point data at least one time per 24 hour period and before the Challenge end time to make sure all your points count!

Heka Well App Icon for Challenge Webpage

Questions? Check out the Challenge FAQs or email



Engage in wellness activities and earn bonus points to help you achieve your goals. Once the Challenge has started, press the "Bonus Activities" selector ** in the Challenge App and select on of the bonus activities listed below. 


Scan-In: visit the following locations and scan the QR codes (or type in the code on the in-app scan-in page) to earn bonus points during the Challenge:

1) Welcome to the Wellness Challenge!: Visit the ACS Clinical Congress Welcome page and scan or manually enter the QR code to receive your one-time 1,000-step boost. 

2) ACS Become a Member Booth at ACS Central: scan the QR code and earn 1,000 bonus points on each day of the Challenge 


Gratitude Journal: ​Use the app and enter the 3 things you are grateful for each day. Practice your journaling daily to lower stress levels and feel calmer at night. You will automatically receive 1,000 bonus points per day for completing your journal entries.



Step Goal Prizes: All participants that reach a cumulative Step Challenge Goal Level listed below by the end of the Challenge will be entered into drawings for a chance to win a prize. You will only be entered into the drawing for the highest level you have reached at the end of the Challenge:

  • 40,000+ Steps: one (1) winner of a $250 AMEX gift card

  • 60,000+ Steps: one (1) winner of a $250 AMEX gift card

  • 80,000+ Steps: one (1) winner of a $250 AMEX gift card

Winners to be announced after the conference via email and posted on the events page. Note that you must be registered for  ACS Clinical Congress to be eligible for the Challenge prizes. Only one prize per participant.




Yoga (Oct 23-25, 6-7 am at Westin Room: Marina I): Start your day with the physical, mental, and spiritual practice of yoga. The classes are appropriate for all experience levels including first-timers. A complimentary yoga mat, which will be yours to keep, and bottled water are provided. Sign up in the Clinical Congress registration dashboard. Fee $15.

Guided City Neighborhood Walk-Jog-Runs (Oct 23-25, 6-7 am at Westin  Room: Marina II): For runners of all experience levels, the ACS Running Tours provide the perfect opportunity for a combination of sightseeing, exercise, and social interaction. Participants will be divided into small groups based on desired running pace and will be led by a professional guide on a 5K route throughout Boston. Stops will be made along the way to enjoy the sights and water will be provided. Sign up in the Clinical Congress registration dashboard. Fee $15.


~5 Mile Run Route

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~3.2 Mile Jog Route

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~2.3 Mile Walk Route

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For more information request support here or email

** Bonus Activities:

  1. On the Challenge app's main dashboard, tap the Bonus Activities selector.

  2. Click the hypertext link bonus activity name in the description list above (e.g., Scan-In) to get additional instructions on each activity.

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