Join us for a month of physical activity with UC Davis Moves! Whether you join us in-person or virtually, we hope to inspire you to add more movement to your day.
Virtual Weeklong Event | UC Davis Moves Bingo | Davis Campus Walk or Roll | Sacramento Campus Walk or Roll | Botanical Gardens of the U.S. Walker Tracker Challenge | Resources
Monday, May 22nd, through Friday, May 26:
Let's Get Moving!
Join us for a week of UC Davis Moves! From Monday, May 22nd, through Friday, May 26th choose your favorite physical activity and strive for at least 30 minutes per day, whether it's done all at once or in short breaks throughout the day.
You will receive daily emails with how other Movers stayed active and a link to report your physical activity for that day. Each day that you enter your minutes, you will receive an additional entry for one of our prize drawings. Any physical activity counts!
Register for the week-long challenge today!
Need inspiration for how to get moving? Check out some of the events and challenges below to get involved!
UC Davis Moves Bingo
Tour through the UC Davis Campus, UC Davis Health, or your own neighborhood with our UC Davis Moves Bingo Cards! Each card highlights different landmarks such as the Eggheads on campus or the Cancer Survivors Park at UC Davis Health. Aim to get four in a row, or go for blackout bingo!
Let us know how you used the UC Davis Moves Bingo Cards in your daily survey to receive one bonus entry for one of our prize drawings!
In-Person Walk or Roll Event
Meet the Staff and Faculty Health and Well-being team at the start of the Gateway Walking Loop at Shields Library. Giveaways will be shared, and participants will be eligible for prize drawings. This 1-mile look takes you through the tree-lined Mrak Mall and the Arboretum, to some of the most beautiful spaces on campus.
Date: Wednesday, May 24th
Time: 12:10-1 p.m.
Meeting Location: Shields Library
Join Janel Scott, UC Living Fit Forever program manager, for a fun walk or roll around the UC Davis Health campus. This walking loop begins at the National Fitness Campaign (NFC) Outdoor Fitness Court and will go around the majority of the ACC loop. Participants will walk past the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, Ambulatory Care Center, and Education Building.
Date: Tuesday, May 23rd
Time: 12:10-1 p.m.
Meeting Location: NFC Outdoor Fitness Court at Vanderhoef Lawn
Social Media Challenge
Tag your photos with #ucdavismoves and #healthyucdavis on Instagram and Slack! On Instagram, follow us @healthyucdavis and on Slack @healthyucdavis. If you use our hashtags, we may reshare your photo on our Instagram stories.
Tuesday, April 25th, through Friday, May 26:
Botanical Gardens of the U.S.
This year, our Spring Walker Tracker challenge will explore the various botanical gardens in the U.S. In this challenge you’ll walk from Seattle down to Florida, stopping by our very own UC Davis Arboretum, and end in Chicago’s Botanic Garden, 385 acres of gardening bliss. The challenge officially runs April 25th - May 26th.
Space is limited; licenses are first-come, first-serve. Licenses are limited to current UC Davis employees and retirees.
Learn more about the Botanical Gardens of the U.S. challenge on our Walker Tracker page
- Healthy Outside Campaign - Healthy Outside is a campus-wide initiative to improve our community's physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being by including more nature into our everyday routines. To take part in the challenge, simply post a picture which captures the unique ways you or your friends are staying "Healthy Outside" along with the hashtag #UCDHealthyOutside AND tag @HealthyUCDavis. Please note, for our team to see an Instagram entry, the Instagram account needs to be public-facing.
- UC Living Fit Forever - Check out this UC Davis Health based wellness program that offers FREE virtual and in-person fitness classes including: Bootcamp, Pilates, Yoga, Strength Training, Chair exercises, Martial Arts and more!
- Healthy UC Davis YouTube Channel - Check out short stretching videos, virtual fitness classes and more on our Healthy UC Davis YouTube Channel.
- Want to share this challenge? Use our flyer (PDF)!