Welcome to the Puget Sound Wellness Challenge

What is the Puget Sound Wellness Challenge?

This year’s Challenge will be an 6-week competition that runs from Monday, April 1, 2019, through Sunday, May 12, 2019.

The Puget Sound Wellness Challenge is completely voluntary and takes a team approach to encourage building healthier lifestyles and workplaces. It brings together four-person teams in a friendly contest to see which team earns the most points by tracking steps, exercise routines and eating five fruits and veggies a day.

Safety Disclaimer: Increases in your physical activity may impact your health.  If you have any concerns, please consult with your doctor before participating in this challenge, and only engage in activities that you can perform safely and comfortably.

The Wellness Challenge Point System is comprised of the following:


Cost: There is NO COST to participate in this year’s Wellness Challenge.

Register: Be sure to read The General Rules. If you have never participated before, read How to Register for the Wellness Challenge.

Have any Questions? Contact Lisa Kenney at lkenney@pugetsound.edu.


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Relay for Life

Did you know that Relay for Life started right here at Puget Sound?  On one of your walks during the day, stop by the outside of Baker Stadium to see a plaque commemorating the first Relay, where in May of 1985, Dr. Gordon Klatt walked by himself for 24 hours around our own track to […]

PE 122 Strength and Conditioning

Interested in the fundamentals of warm up, stretching, mobility, exercise progression, technique, etc?  PE 122 is being offered both summer sessions in 2019!  Brent Roling, Logger Strength and Condition Coach will be teaching this class and all are welcome to sign up!  Faculty and Staff can take this course for no cost: there is a […]

Around the Sound Community Events

Looking for ideas to get out and about off campus?  Keep an eye on this post for updates and links on events happening in our area! https://www.metroparkstacoma.org/events-conservatory/ Sound Baths and Blooms with Sara Corbishley 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6-7:30pm through May 21st $30.00 Everything is energy. Match the frequency of the reality you want […]

A Few Tips to Infuse Your Workday with Wellness

The number one reason why your candle burns out before noon, not to mention the prime reason for that daily 3 pm snack attack, is that you don’t eat a nutritious breakfast, or gasp, you don’t eat breakfast at all!

Be More Dog than Cat Today

Cats. You know them. Lazy. Sleeping all day. With little mental stimulation may become bored and take naps because there’s not much else to do. They won’t fetch a ball and refuse to learn tricks.

Boost Your Workplace Creativity with Coffitivity

Too restless for silence? On the hunt for the perfect mood music for writing, working or whatever you do at work? Having ambient noise can help you focus and stay productive.

6 Fitness Myths, Busted (and 3 Surprising Facts)

Are you killing it in the gym but not seeing results? Chances are, you’ve fallen victim to bad advice. Here are 6 Fitness Myths, Busted (and 3 Surprising Facts) for you.

17 Ways to Be Happier at Work

It’s not difficult to experience more joy at work. You just need to know the rules. A reader recently pointed me to some “rules for a happier life” that various folks have posted in various forms. Here’s my take on those rules as they apply to the workplace.