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Come Celebrate APHA's 150th Anniversary!
Join the Fall 2022 APHA Keep It Moving Challenge 
Oct 22 – Dec 20, 2022
The Challenge encourages you to participate in some friendly competition with your peers as you keep moving and climb the Challenge Leaderboard.

The APHA Fall 2022 Keep It Moving Challenge kicks off on Saturday, October 22 at 12:01 a.m. ET and ends on Tuesday, December 20 at 11:59 p.m. ET

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1) Download the latest v8.2 APHA Keep It Moving Challenge app:

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2) Launch the app and set up your Challenge account:​

  • Complete the in-app registration process​

    • Participants from the previous Keep It Moving Challenge may log in with their existing account credentials. On the Register screen "Tap here if you already have an account".

  • Complete the User Profile

    • Create your own Team, join an existing Team, or choose "No Team".

    • Compete against other Teams based on average steps. View the Team rankings along with the rankings of your teammates in the Team Leaderboard.

  • Pair your step tracker​

    • Track steps on your smartphone* by pairing with Apple Health on iOS or Google Fit on Android (make sure the Apple Health or Google Fit app is activated on your phone before pairing).

    • The Challenge app also tracks step data from FitbitGarminApple Watch.

3) Start Moving!

  • To sync your activity data to the app, select "Tap to sync steps" at the top of the Summary screen

  • Note that your steps will only count from the time you first pair your activity tracker

  • Remember to sync your step data at least once every 24 hours and before the Challenge ends to make sure all your steps count!


Questions? Check out our FAQ here.





To support your Challenge goals, scan QR codes at various locations for step bonuses and log fitness activities other than walking for step equivalent credit. Once the Challenge has started, press the Bonus Activities** selector in the Keep It Moving Challenge app and choose:


Scan-In Using the in-app viewer, scan the QR codes at the following locations:

  • NPHW.orgLocate the QR code on the page and scan-in for a 1,000-step bonus up to 10 times, or an average of once per week, during the Challenge. Code available in mid November.​​

  • APHA Booth: Scan the QR code daily at the booth during the APHA Annual Meeting & Expo in Boston on Nov. 6-9 and receive a 1,000-step boost​.

  • Wellness Center: Scan the QR code daily at the booth during the APHA Annual Meeting & Expo in Boston on Nov. 6-9 and receive a 1,000-step boost​.

Activity Log


Work your way up the Challenge Leaderboard by engaging in various fitness activities in addition to or walking. Activities range from gardening to stretching, cycling to swimming, and aerobics to using a manual wheelchair.  Look up the activity in the Challenge app and log the time you spent doing the activity to receive the equivalent steps.

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Final Step Level Goals

All participants who reach the following cumulative Step Levels by the end of the Challenge on December 20, 2022, will be entered into random drawings for prizes. You will be entered into the drawing only for the highest Step Level you reach.

Level 1:  300,000+ steps: APHA Winter Hat, 10 winners

​Level 2:  450,000+ steps: APHA Winter Hat, 10 winners

​Level 3:  600,000+ steps: APHA Winter Hat + assorted APHA swag pack, 10 winners



The leaderboard rotates among the top 25 steppers and then displays the top 5 teams (based on average number of steps per team members). You can also view the Chapter Leaderboard in the app with Team rankings and individual rankings of the members within your Team.


The leaderboard is refreshed approximately every 10 minutes once the Challenge has started. 



If you have any questions email us at

* Supported devices and operating systems

**  Bonus Activities

  1. On the Challenge app's Summary or Leaderboard screen, tap the Bonus Activities selector.

  2. Press the Scan-In or Activity Log button and follow the app instructions to receive your bonus steps. 

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