Participate in some friendly competition as you stay healthy and work your way up the Challenge leaderboard and win prizes!
The Step Challenge starts on Wednesday, October 20 at 12:01 a.m. CDT
and ends on Friday, October 22 at 1:00 p.m. CDT.
All participants track their steps using their own personal Fitbit, Apple Watch, Garmin, or the step trackers integrated on their iPhone/Android smartphone via Apple Health or Google Fit. *
Ready to download the app? Join now:
1) Download the "Heka Well" Challenge app:
2) Complete the registration and pairing process:
Launch the Challenge App and select "TIA Step Challenge" from the list and pair your supported activity tracker (see the Challenge FAQ for details)
3) Start stepping:
To sync your step/activity data to the app, select "Tap to sync steps" at the top of the dashboard
Note that your steps will only count from the time you first pair your tracker
Please sync your activity tracker at least one time every 24 hour period and before your Challenge end time to make sure all your steps count!
Step Goal Prizes: All participants reaching any of the Challenge Step Goals at the end of the challenge will be entered into a drawing for one prize as listed below:
- 35,000+ Steps: Apple Watch
- 25,000+ Steps: 25 oz Larq Bottle PureVis ($118 value)
- 20,000+ Steps: $75 gift certificate
Prize winners will be announced during the closing session on Friday, October 22.
Engage in multiple activities and earn bonus steps to help you achieve your fitness goals. Once the Challenge has started, press the "Bonus Activities" selector ** in the Challenge App.
Scan-In: Using the in-app Scan-In module and scan or enter the QR code for step boosts available at both virtual and at on-site locations as listed below.
Step Boost Locations on the virtual platform, Attendee Hub:
Avalon Interview - Watch the interview with Avalon Risk Management available on the virtual platform (Attendee Hub) and scan the QR code at the end of the session. You will automatically receive a one-time bonus of 3,500 steps.
Virtual Learning Labs - Watch the six (6) Virtual Learning Labs created by our sponsors and scan the QR code at the end of each video. You will automatically receive a bonus of 1,000 steps. (limit of one bonus per video granted during the Challenge)
Find the Avalon Avenger (Thursday and Friday, 10/21-22) - Look for the Avalon Avenger on the Attendee Hub and scan the QR code daily for bonus steps. You will automatically receive a bonus of 3,750 steps for each scan. (limit of 1 bonus per day)
Step Boost Locations for In-person Attendees:
Sponsor Technology Kiosks (Thursday and Friday, 10/21-22) - Explore the 22 kiosks, visit with our sponsors available at the event and scan the QR code at each site. You will automatically receive a bonus of 500 steps. (limit of one bonus per sponsor kiosk)
Avalon Avenger Activities - Join us at the locations listed below and look for the QR codes to scan-in. You will automatically receive a one-time bonus of 1,000 steps for each scan-in:
Golf Course Pro Shop (Wednesday, 10/20 at noon-2:00 p.m.)
Hotel Lobby Bar (Wednesday, 10/20 at 7:00-9:00 p.m.)
Pool Bar (Thursday, 10/21 at noon-2:00 p.m.)
Hotel Sports Bar (Thursday, 10/21 at 7:00-9:00 p.m.)
Front Desk (Friday, 10/22 at 7:00-9:00 a.m.)
The Leaderboard (also available within the app) is refreshed approximately every 10 minutes once the Challenge has started.
* Apps are supported on iPhones & iPads with the three most recent major iOS versions and on Android phones with the four most recent major Android OS versions that have not been customized by the manufacturer. (Refer to list of supported operating systems for mobile devices.)
** Bonus Activities:
1. On the Challenge app's main dashboard, tap the Bonus Activities selector.
2. Press the Scan-In button and follow the app instruction to receive your bonus steps.