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SRC Fitness Challenges

Take on a challenge and win BIG! Each challenge is uniquely designed to encourage SRC members to engage in fitness activities in order to reach the ultimate goal and be entered to win some awesome prizes. For more information, review the challenge details for each available challenge.

Check out these current and upcoming challenges at the SRC!

Summertime Grind Challenge

Monday, June 7 – Sunday, June 27
Register starting Monday, May 24

It’s time to turn up the heat and get into shape during the Summertime Grind Challenge from the Student Recreation Center (SRC) of the University Student Union! Have fun and get rewarded while staying on track with your summer fitness goals no matter where you choose to exercise. Commit to be fit by participating in a variety of virtual fitness activities offered by the SRC and Oasis Wellness Center or by engaging in fitness activities of your choice for the chance to win awesome prizes by joining in the Summertime Grind Challenge!

Requirements

  1. This challenge is open to the entire CSUN community.
  2. Participants must create an account through the SRC ChallengeRunner webpage and enroll in the “Summertime Grind 2021” challenge.
  3. Participants must track completed activities through the ChallengeRunner website or the ChallengeRunner app (iOS and Android) to receive points and become eligible for available prizes. 

Challenge Details

Earn points each day when you participate in and manually track the following activities:  

  • Physical Activity: Earn up to 10 points each day when you engage in any moderate to vigorous physical activity of your choice such as walking, running, weight training, etc. Plus, earn an extra four points when you exercise outdoors for at least 15 minutes and post a picture in the comment section!  
  • SRC & Oasis Virtual Activities: Earn up to six points when you register and attend a virtual or in-person fitness or mindfulness class offered through the Student Recreation Center or Oasis Wellness Center.  

You can also boost your point earning potential and be entered in a raffle when you do the following:  

  • Fitness & Wellness Booster: Earn up to 50 points when you register and attend an eligible activity offered through the SRC or Oasis. Plus, you will be entered in a raffle to win a set of dumbbells or a kettlebell. One raffle entry per activity. 
  • Consistency Booster: Earn up to 25 points when you exercise consistently. The more days you track your physical activity, the more points you can earn each week. Plus, you can be entered into a raffle to win a $20 gift card of your choice when you track a minimum of three days. One raffle entry per week.
  • Spread the Word Booster: Earn 10 points per each referral that registers for Summertime Grind Challenge by Sunday, June 20. Plus, you will be entered into a raffle to win a $10 gift card of your choice! One raffle entry per referral.  

Rankings & Prizes

Rack up points to reach each level in order to be entered into that level’s raffle and win some awesome prizes!

  • Level 1: 108 points
    $25 Gift Card (2 Winners)
  • Level 2: 144 points
    $50 Gift Card (2 Winners)
  • Level 3: 192 points
    $75 Gift Card (1 Winner)

Minimum Participation & Prize Eligibility: 

Participants will be entered in a raffle drawing based on the level reached by the end of the challenge period. A minimum of 108 points must be earned before being entered into any raffle.   

The raffle winners for each level will be randomly selected by Thursday, July 8The winner must claim their prize by responding to the respective email no later than Sunday, July 18If a winner does not claim their prize by the deadline, a new winner will be drawn.

Break a sweat by taking on the Summertime Grind Challenge with the SRC… Where Matadors Play! 

Trouble registering with ChallengeRunner?

  • Make sure you use this URL for the challenge:
    https://csun-src.challengerunner.com/GroupPage.aspx
  • From there, you must create an account.
  • Then, click the check box on the right side that reads “Summertime Grind 2021” to officially enroll in the challenge.
  • After clicking the box, you should be able to access the program once it begins.
  • Download the ChallengeRunner app (iOS and Android) to make tracking a breeze. 

Having Trouble with the Challenge? Check Out Our FAQs

  • Where do I go to register for the Challenge?
    Summertime Grind will be offered through a platform called ChallengeRunner. To register, visit the SRC ChallengeRunner page to enroll in “Summertime Grind 2021” listed under available challenges. You will be prompted to create an account through ChallengeRunner.  
  • How do I track my activity in the challenge?
    ChallengeRunner offers the option to manually submit activities completed online through the Summertime Grind Challenge Program Page or the ChallengeRunner app on iOS or Android. Your activities can also be automatically synced when using one of the following fitness tracker devices/apps: Apple Health, Fitbit, Garmin, Google Fit, Misfit, Withings, Omron, Polar, Samsung Health, and Strava. 
    Note: Ultimate Bonus Activities will be entered by SRC Administration once verified.
  • How do I sync my activity using my fitness tracker?
    To sync your fitness tracker, log into your Challenge Runner account and select the Trackers button. After the User Profile dialog appears, select the Authorize link next to the fitness tracking device you would like to use. Depending on the device selected, an authorization page may be displayed. If prompted, fill in the ID and password for your device. Select the Allow button if it is presented to permit ChallengeRunner to collect data from your device.
    Note: If you are already logged into the tracker’s website (such as fitbit.com or garmin.com), you may not be presented with a login page and simply be authorized with no further input. The ChallengeRunner website will display a message stating “authorization successful.” 
  • How do I reset my password or remove myself from the challenge?
    If you are no longer interested in participating in the Summertime Grind Challenge or need assistance with resetting your ChallengeRunner account password, please email us at srcfitprograms@csun.edu.
    If you are having any trouble or have any additional questions, please contact srcfitprograms@csun.edu or amanda.christianson@csun.edu

 

Summertastic! Steps Challenges 1, 2 & 3

Team Up and Step Up this Summer With the SRC!

Challenge 1
Monday, June 7 to Sunday, June 13!
Register on IMLeagues May 31 – June 6

Challenge 2
Monday, July 5 to Sunday, July 11!
Register on IMLeagues June 28 – July 4

Challenge 3
Monday, Aug. 2 to Sunday, Aug. 8!
Register on IMLeagues July 26 – Aug. 1

Get ready to team up and step up to meet your fitness goals this summer by walking, jogging or running with your squad to make your activities with friends count during our three virtual Summertastic! Steps Challenges hosted by Intramural Sports at the Student Recreation Center of the University Student Union! You can choose which Steps Challenge dates work best for you or participate in all of them. It’s up to you and your team!

Program Details

Your team will have the opportunity to get moving and strut your stuff to become the Summertastic! Steps Challenge champions! All you have to do is:

  1. Register your team of up to 10 for the challenges you want to participate on IMleagues.com
  2. Download the Pacer app on a mobile device to count your steps 
  3. Begin tracking your steps and sending them daily to your team captain
  4. Team captains send their team’s steps daily to srcintramurals@csun.edu
  5. Join our Discord to stay up to date on rankings

Prizing

We will be giving out prizes in three categories for each challenge. 

  • Registration Raffle: $25 Adidas Gift Card
    Just for signing up and doing your best, all participants will receive an entry into a raffle for a $25 Adidas gift card raffle!
  • Most Steps (Team): Amazon Gift Cards
    Rally your team to complete the highest overall step count and you’ll each win your own $10 amazon gift card!
  • Most Steps (Individual): Under Armour Gift Card
    Get yourself to achieve the highest individual step count and you’ll receive a $50 gift card to Under Armour!

 

Fit In 6 Wellness Program

A Great Way to Reach Your Personal Fitness Goals!

Monday, June 28 – Sunday, Aug. 8
Register through the SRC Portal by Wednesday, June 16

Program Details

Jumpstart your wellness journey with the Fit In 6 Wellness Program. In just six weeks, you can transform into a healthier and stronger you by creating sustainable fitness goals with the help of a certified personal trainer. With virtual access for all members or in-person workout options for CSUN students only, you’ll have exclusive fitness resources and consultations with your personal trainer to start building healthy habits right away! Plus, to get you equipped for your personal wellness journey, we’ll send you a special fitness kit with all the gear you need to crush your workouts. This amazing and highly effective program is just $80 for students and $100 for faculty and staff, and spots are limited and filling up fast, so don’t wait! To participate:

  1. Register through the SRC Portal for the Fit In 6 Wellness Program.
  2. Attend a mandatory virtual orientation meeting.
  3. Complete all fitness assessments and consultation appointments.
  4. Track your exercise and nutrition on a weekly tracking sheet.
  5. Complete weekly check-ins with your Fit In 6 lead.
  6. Participate in at least one of the following physical activities per week:
  • Group Exercise (SRC or other)
  • Outdoor Activity (Hiking, Swimming, Running, etc.)
  • Indoor Activity (Treadmill Running, Cycling, Rowing, etc.)
  • Personal Workout

Prizes

Once you’ve successfully completed the program, you’ll be entered into a raffle for the chance to win one of the following:

  • 2 Personal Training Session Package
  • 5 Personal Training Session Package
  • 10 Personal Training Session Package
  • TRX® GO Suspension Trainer System 

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to get up, get moving and get fit during the Fit In 6 Wellness Program hosted by the SRC of the University Student Union … Where Matadors Belong!

Learn the Basics

Your Fitness Journey Begins Here!

Program Details

June 17, July 14 and Aug. 11
Via Zoom
Register on MINDBODY one week in advance. 

Come learn new ways to support your fitness journey with the Student Recreation Center during Learn the Basics! With three different interactive workshops for you to attend on Zoom, you can expand your knowledge of fitness with guidance and direction from our SRC trainers.

How to Build Stronger Glutes
Presenter: Keanna
Thursday, June 17
Noon

Intro to Functional Training
Presenter: Garland
Wednesday, July 14
Noon

Exercise Selection — Where to Start?
Presenters: Nick & Bryant
Wednesday, Aug. 11
Noon

To participate, all you have to do is:

  1. Register through MINDBODY for the workshop(s) you wish to attend. Registration opens one week before each workshop. 
  2. Sign on to Zoom with the meeting information provided before your workshop begins.

Join us for one or all of these awesome workshops and learn how to get the most out of your workouts during Learn the Basics, hosted by the Student Recreation Center of the USU … Where Matadors Belong!

Summertastic! Swim Challenge

Stage 1
Monday, June 14 – Monday, June 28
Register on IMLeagues by Sunday, June 13

Stage 2
Monday, July 12 – Monday, July 26
Register on IMLeagues by Sunday, July 11

Stage 3
Monday, Aug. 9 – Monday, Aug. 23
Register on IMLeagues by Sunday, Aug. 8

The USU Outdoor Pools are back and better than ever during the SRC’s Summertastic! Swim Challenge. With three stages this summer, you’ll have multiple chances to improve your stroke and use your personal lap totals to win big, exclusively at the Plaza and Rec Pools!

Program Details

To get started:

  1. Register on IMLeagues for the Summertastic! Swim Challenge.
  2. Once registered, create a Discord account and download the phone app and/or the desktop app.
  3. If you have an account, or after creating your new account, go to the SRC Programs server and read the Welcome and Rules channels to unlock the server.
  4. Once you’ve completed registration, you’ll be able to use the CSUN SRC app to reserve your personal time blocks to access one of our pools. The time slots you can register for are Monday–Saturday:
    • 9 – 10:15 a.m. (Plaza Pool)
    • 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. (Plaza Pool)
    • 12 – 1:15 p.m. (Rec Pool)
    • 1:30 – 2:45 p.m. (Rec Pool)
    • 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. (Plaza Pool)
    • 4:45 - 6 p.m. (Plaza Pool) 
  5. When your time block begins, be sure to grab your Challenge Passport from the on-site staff and let them know you’ll need your laps tracked. Each time you log a distance that you want to count for the challenge, have our staff sign off to make sure it counts.
  6. Then submit your Challenge Passports back to the Aquatics staff and check Discord for the winners posting!

Prizes

Once all three stages are done, the total swimming distances of all participants will be calculated to determine our champions! 

  • Person swimming the longest distance will receive a $50 Amazon gift card!
  • Person swimming 2nd longest distance will receive a $25 Amazon gift card!
  • Person swimming 3rd longest distance will receive a $15 Amazon gift card!

Get ready to beat the heat and start making waves at the Summertastic! Swim Challenge at the Rec and Plaza Pools hosted by the Student Recreation Center! 

 

 

Lace Up & Go Challenge

Monday, July 5 – Friday, Aug. 13 
Via ChallengeRunner

Get moving this summer by walking, jogging or running during the virtual Lace Up & Go Challenge from the Student Recreation Center (SRC) of the University Student Union! Grab your sneakers and join us to increase your endurance and meet your summer fitness goals while earning your chances to win some cool prizes. Check out the following “Challenge Details” and “Rules and Prizes” sections to learn how you can sign up, participate and complete your entries in our amazing raffles! 

Challenge Details

Rules and Prizes

  • You must be enrolled in the challenge before your distance can be counted.
  • All miles must be completed within the challenge dates, and self-reported through the ChallengeRunner website or app.
  • Once you hit the following goals you’ll be entered in these amazing raffles. 
    • 50 Miles — $25 Gift Card 
    • 100 Miles — $50 Gift Card 
    • 150 Miles — $100 Gift Card
  • The raffle winners for each level will be randomly selected by Tuesday, Aug. 24The winner must claim their prize by responding to the respective email no later than Tuesday, Aug. 31If a winner does not claim their prize by the deadline, a new winner will be drawn.

Register now and get moving toward a healthier version of yourself during the virtual Lace Up & Go Challenge with the SRC … Where Matadors Play!

Trouble registering with ChallengeRunner?

  • Make sure you use this URL for the challenge:
    https://csun-src.challengerunner.com/GroupPage.aspx
  • From there, you must create an account.
  • Then, click the check box on the right side that reads “Lace Up & Go Summer 2021” to officially enroll in the challenge.
  • After clicking the box, you should be able to access the program once it begins.
  • Download the ChallengeRunner app (iOS and Android) to make tracking a breeze. 

Having Trouble with the Challenge? Check Out Our FAQs

  • Where do I go to register for the Challenge?
    Lace Up & Go will be offered through a platform called ChallengeRunner. To register, visit the SRC ChallengeRunner page to enroll in “Lace Up & Go Summer 2021” listed under available challenges. You will be prompted to create an account through ChallengeRunner.  
  • How do I track my activity in the challenge?
    ChallengeRunner offers the option to manually submit activities completed online through the Lace Up & Go Challenge program page or the ChallengeRunner app on iOS or Android. Your activities can also be automatically synced when using one of the following fitness tracker devices/apps: Apple Health, Fitbit, Garmin, Google Fit, Misfit, Withings, Omron, Polar, Samsung Health and Strava.
  • How do I sync my activity using my fitness tracker?
    To sync your fitness tracker, log into your Challenge Runner account and select the Trackers button. After the User Profile dialog appears, select the Authorize link next to the fitness tracking device you would like to use. Depending on the device selected, an authorization page may be displayed. If prompted, fill in the ID and password for your device. Select the Allow button if it is presented to permit ChallengeRunner to collect data from your device.
    Note: If you are already logged into the tracker’s website (such as fitbit.com or garmin.com), you may not be presented with a login page and simply be authorized with no further input. The ChallengeRunner website will display a message stating “authorization successful.” 
  • How do I reset my password or remove myself from the challenge?
    If you are no longer interested in participating in the Lace Up & Go Challenge or need assistance with resetting your ChallengeRunner account password, please email us at srcfitprograms@csun.edu.
    If you are having any trouble or have any additional questions, please contact srcfitprograms@csun.edu or amanda.christianson@csun.edu