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  • April 29, 2016

    Week Twelve results have been posted, and we have our last set of winners for getfit@mit 2016. The geckos wins our Week Twelve team prize, chosen at random from the 168 teams whose average exercise minutes met or exceeded the Week Twelve goal of 300 minutes.
    Dominique Altarejos of The Sweet, Sweaty Six has won our special "Boston Marathon” competition, chosen at random from the 1,634 participants who met or exceeded the Week Twelve goal of 300 exercise minutes.
    Our individual prizes this week went to –

    • Natasha Arora of Work-... more
  • April 27, 2016

    You Did It! graphic

    Congratulations on completing this year’s challenge! We hope it provided the habits and motivation for you to keep moving and staying fit in the coming months.

    • Celebrate your accomplishments May 4 with snacks, raffles, and giveaways at our closing events at noon in Cambridge and Lexington.
    • Stay tuned for announcements of Week Twelve, Marathon, Grand Prize, and Onward & Upward Prize winners.
    • Send us your thoughts in our upcoming getfit survey, coming soon to an... more
  • April 22, 2016

    Week Eleven results have been posted, and we have another set of winners for getfit@mit 2016. Waist Removal wins our Week Eleven team prize, chosen at random from the 140 teams whose average exercise minutes met or exceeded the Week Eleven goal of 300 minutes.
    Our individual prizes this week went to –

    • Marcus Ainsworth of Millstones5
    • Emir Aviles-Pagan of TOWtally awesome
    • Elena Byrne of Fitbits and Giggles
    • Anita Horn of STS - Spurn The Sofa
    • Roxanne Knight-Plouff, DVM of e-LEMON-ators
    • Julie Kucyn of Lab Rats 
    • Nancy Levesque of The Overfitters... more
  • April 17, 2016

    Silhouetted figures finishing a raceGet inspired by the marathon! Even if you're not planning to run 26 miles this week, you've been training hard, and it's time to finish strong. Every individual who records at least 300 minutes of exercise this week will be automatically entered in our drawing for a $100 gift certificate to Fuji at Kendall.

    Don't worry; during the marathon that is getfit, you can take as many bathroom breaks as you want.

    • Contest starts: Monday, April 18 (Week Twelve)
    • Minutes due: Tuesday, April 26 at 11:59 p.m... more
  • April 15, 2016

    Week Ten results have been posted, and we have another set of winners for getfit@mit 2016. Ab Wars: The Core Awakens wins our Week Ten team prize, chosen at random from the 152 teams whose average exercise minutes met or exceeded the Week Ten goal of 285 minutes.
    Our individual prizes this week went to –

    • Stasia Behmer of Ever Upward - Exceeding our Personal Best
    • Maura Custar of Buck Furpees
    • Lizzy Desrosiers of Get Fit, Get Swole!
    • Alice Dragoon of FiTR
    • Carolyn Ann Geason of Divas with Dumbbells
    • Chris Heline  of Lincoln Losers
    • Nicole Moody of... more
  • April 10, 2016

    Keep Calm and Enter Your Minutes

    In honor of Stress Awareness Month, take some time to unwind! And remember that exercise is an excellent stress reliever. Take a walk, go for a run, play a sport to relax and recharge! Every participant who records at least 300 minutes of exercise during Week 11 will be entered into a random drawing to win a de-stressing kit. Winners will be announced April 22.

    • Contest starts: Monday, April 11 (Week Eleven)
    • Minutes due: Tuesday, April 19 at 11:59 p.m.
    • Winner announced: Friday, April 22

     

     

  • April 8, 2016

    Week Nine results have been posted, and we have another set of winners for getfit@mit 2016.
    Core Cancer Killers has won our special "March Madness" competition, chosen at random from the 40 teams in which every member met Week Nine's exercise goal of 260 minutes.
    IMES Pack wins our Week Nine team prize, chosen at random from the 173 teams whose average exercise minutes met or exceeded the Week Nine goal of 260 minutes.
    Our individual prizes this week went to –

    • Ryan Bohler of Four-O-Four Name Not Found
    • Rebecca Bourque of Step Wars... more
  • April 4, 2016

    People exercising

    This Thursday is "World Health Day 2016: Beat Diabetes." Did you know that 90 percent of diabetes cases around the world are type 2? And that engaging in regular physical activity has been shown to be effective in preventing or delaying the onset of type 2 diabetes? Help us recognize this message with a special contest this week: Every individual who meets this week’s exercise goal of 280 minutes will be automatically entered into a random drawing to win a special prize. Winner... more

  • April 1, 2016

    Week Eight results have been posted, and we have another set of winners for getfit@mit 2016. Gettyandwally has won our Week Eight special "Team On Target" competition, chosen at random from the 168 teams whose average exercise minutes has met or exceeded the weekly goal for each week of the challenge so far. 
    Flip My Bits wins our Week Eight team prize, chosen at random from the 213 teams whose average exercise minutes met or exceeded the Week Eight goal of 245 minutes.
    Our individual prizes this week went to –

    • Yiou He of get fat ( T _ T )... more
  • March 27, 2016

    Basketball and hoopIt's time for a full court press—we'll be having a special prize drawing for all teams in which every member meets Week Nine's exercise goal of 260 minutes. Is your team up to the challenge? Assist your teammates, and take it to the hoop!

    • Contest starts: Monday, March 28 (Week Nine)
    • Minutes due: Tuesday, April 5 at 11:59 p.m.
    • Winner announced: Friday, April 8