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Walktober

Walktober is coming! Get your team ready and register starting September 22, 2014.

Enjoy being outdoors, walking, and meeting new people?  Join Walktober, our annual 31 day walking challenge! Track your minutes spent walking or exercising, earn incentives, and meet others through weekly guided walks. Register as an individual or compete as a team to win great prizes. 


Walktober goes from October 1 - 31 and is open to the entire PSU community for FREE.  


Come to the kickoff walk on Wednesday, October 1 for some free incentives and a group walk across the Morrison bridge.  We’ll meet at 5:00 pm at the entrance to the Rec Center on the Urban Plaza side. 


Registration opens September 22nd at pdx.walktober.com and is limited to the first 250 participants.

Get HAPPY! Movie Night and Small Group Discussion

What makes you happy?  Join us for this free event where we’ll kick back and relax while watching the highly-rated documentary film Happy. Then explore your own thoughts on the subject in a fun small group activity. Light snacks provided.

 

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Smith Memorial 294

Healthy U Wellness Challenge

Join this competition to improve your health and wellness in 8 weeks. Individual and team categories available.  Earn and log points in three categories: healthy habits, exercise, and event participation. Open to the entire PSU community (non-members receive a 6 visit pass to the Rec Center with registration). Great prizes and incentives! Visit wellness.pdx.edu for more information.

 

Date: January 12 – March 8, 2015

*Registration opens December 1st 

Nourish Wellness Fair 

Attend PSU's annual Nourish Wellness Fair to learn more about on campus and off campus wellness resources. Receive free acupuncture, massage, healthy food samples, gait analysis, body composition testing, fitness screens, farmers market produce, $5 helmets, and more! FREE to all PSU students, faculty, staff and Rec Center members.

 

Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Campus for a Cause

Join our crusade to better our community while engaging in health-promoting behaviors.  Volunteer alongside fellow PSU members on campus and at local organizations, in events that are designed to be active and improve wellness.  This is a great opportunity to meet new people, help others, and have fun!  This 2 week series of events is FREE and open to the entire PSU community.  

 

DateMay 18 – May 31, 2015