The getfit@mit 2015 Fitness Challenge is presented by MIT Medical.
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  • April 24, 2015

    Week Eleven results have been posted, and we have another set of winners for getfit@mit 2015. Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? wins our Week Eleven team prize, chosen at random from the 114 teams whose average exercise minutes met or exceeded the Week Eleven goal of 300 minutes.
    Our individual prizes this week went to –

    • Ian Cariolo of TooFit2Quit
    • Su Chung of Team Mission Slimpossible
    • ... more
  • April 20, 2015

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    getfit@mit Field Day
    May 7, 2015

    It's the second annual getfit@mit Field Day! Celebrate the end of the challenge by joining your teammates to compete in traditional field day games. Or just cheer and enjoy the goodies, we won't mind!

    Prizes and perks:

    Event winners raffle: The winner of each heat will receive a raffle ticket for a chance... more

  • April 20, 2015

    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 20 (Week Twelve)
    • Minutes due: Tuesday, April 28 at 11:59 p.m.... more
  • April 17, 2015

    Week Ten results have been posted, and we have another set of winners for getfit@mit 2015. Die Lard wins our Week Ten team prize, chosen at random from the 138 teams whose average exercise minutes met or exceeded the Week Ten goal of 285 minutes.
    Our individual prizes this week went to –

    • Tom Bork of Velocireactor
    • Chris Chang of Let's get physical, physical (TBD)
    • Elisabeth Daley of The Theory of Everything!
    • ... more
  • April 10, 2015

    The special Week Nine March Madness challenge has ended, and we have a winner! The Pinta tortoises team chosen at random from the 34 teams whose members all reached or exceeded the Week Nine exercise goal of 260 minutes. Each team member has won a gift certificate to DAPER
    Congratulations!

  • April 10, 2015

    Week Nine results have been posted, and we have another set of winners for getfit@mit 2015. Old Guys Aging Badly wins our Week Nine team prize, chosen at random from the 150 teams whose average exercise minutes met or exceeded the Week Nine goal of 260 minutes.
    Our individual prizes this week went to –

    • Cheryl Blomberg of The Theory of Everything Else
    • Bruce Brown of DCM Dynamos
    • Greg Burton of How To Lose a Thigh in 12 Weeks
    • Melvis Chafac of Fit_for_a_King
    • Dawn Colquitt-Anderson of Be Well & Sing Well!
    • Patrick Curry of A Bit Fit
    • Barb DeLaBarre of It’s 2000... more
  • April 3, 2015

    Week Eight results have been posted, and we have another set of winners for getfit@mit 2015. Go Figure! has won our Week Eight special "Team On Target" competition, chosen at random from the 122 teams whose average exercise minutes has met or exceeded the weekly goal for each week of the challenge so far.
    Remove Before Flight wins our Week Eight team prize, chosen at random from the 177 teams whose average exercise minutes met or exceeded the Week Eight goal of 245 minutes.
    Our individual prizes this week went to –

  • March 29, 2015

    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 30 (Week Nine)
    • Minutes due: Tuesday, April 7 at 11:59 p.m.
    • Winner announced: Friday, April 10
  • March 27, 2015

    The special Week Seven "pot 'o gold" challenge has ended, and we have a winner! Ryan Bersani of House of Cardios was chosen at random from the 1,758 participants who met or exceeded the Week Seven goal of 225 exercise minutes. Ryan has won a $50 gift certificate to Za.
    Congratulations!
     

  • March 27, 2015

    Week Seven results have been posted, and we have another set of winners for getfit@mit 2015. History Monks wins our Week Seven team prize, chosen at random from the 191 teams whose average exercise minutes met or exceeded the Week Seven goal of 225 minutes.
    Our individual prizes this week went to –

    • Traci Anderson of Imagine My Exemplary Shape
    • Laura Brattain of Enduring Turtles
    • Jen Donath of GetFit or GetInjured Trying
    • Christina Epstein of One-Oh-Onederwomen
    • Elizabeth Evans of Couch Busters
    • Carolyn Ann Gearson of The Mighty Why Nots?!
    • Michael Peng of The Last of... more