UNCG Campus Weekly

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UNCG HHS team outsteps all others in state

The HHS Hardcore Healthy Superhumans team won the Miles for Wellness Challenge 15. Competing in the Bionic Hare Division, the highest of four divisions based on cumulative step counts, they took first place overall in Challenge 15 by beating out 573 total registered teams from North Carolina state agencies, of which 67 were university teams. Only one other university placed – NC State.

During the challenge, which began on March 17th and ran ’till May 11th, the HHS team members averaged 1,553,104 steps per member, and in total walked 7,765.5 miles. The team member achieving the highest step count was Bill Johnson at 2,030,335; Bill was the only team member to achieve more than 2,000,000 steps.

Katherine Hilliard, the Statewide Wellness Coordinator for North Carolina Office of State Human Resources presented the winning trophy to the team on June 14.

Team photo:  Front row L-R: Allan Goldfarb, Eileen Miller, Diane Levine and Kathy Williams
Back row L-R: Charles Dent, Al Cody, Bill Johnson, Pea Poole, Verna Leslie and Justin Harmon.