Move More Challenge

This fun annual challenge gets you moving more as you compete with your co-workers and log your steps with a tracking device.

2021 Prize Winners & Top 100 Steppers

About the Challenge

The Move More Challenge began in 2014 as a way to engage Emory employees in more physical activity and movement. The challenge has been widely successful at Emory, with thousands of employees taking billions of steps.

2021 Challenge

Who: Open to all benefits-eligible Emory employees and pre-65 retirees (with Emory medical coverage)

What: Participants will form teams and work together as One Emory to unlock five stages while focusing on ways to improve our health and wellbeing.

When:  Monday, March 22 – Sunday, May 2, 2021

How to get started:

  • Step 1: JOIN Healthy Emory Connect. If you are already joined, go to Step 2.
  • Step 2: Register for the 2021 Move More Challenge in Healthy Emory Connect before the challenge begins.
  • Step 3: Create or join a team. Teams can have a maximum of 10 people.
  • Step 4: Connect your favorite device. Participate in the Move More Challenge with a number of activity tracking devices including Fitbit, Apple Watch, and Garmin, or use your smartphone.
  • Step 5: Start moving more!  Accumulate steps for points toward your Emory medical plan incentives, plus an opportunity to win fantastic prizes.

Need a device? Take advantage of Emory's partnership with Fitbit and receive reduced-price devices.

View the Frequently Asked Questions

2021 Rewards and Prizes

View our Surprise Prize Winners!

If you achieve…you will earn…and you may be a lucky winner of:
6,000+ steps daily
(remember to sync daily)
60+ points daily$10 Pulse Cash
(20 lucky steppers will be selected on a "surprise" day each week)
250,000-459,999 steps by the end of the challenge5,000 points at the end of the challenge$10 Pulse Cash
(525 winners)
460,000+ steps by the end of the challenge10,000 points at the end of the challenge$25 Pulse Cash
(280 winners)
Participation in all six weeks
(sync your steps at least once a week)
1,000 points at the end of the challenge$40 Pulse Cash
(113 winners)

2021 MMC Prize Structures

COVID-19 Self-care Resources 

Focus on your personal self-care and wellbeing during this time of uncertainty related to COVID-19. These resources are available to support your health and wellbeing.

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Need Help?

Register for our Move More Challenge Overview webinar.

Contact Healthy Emory: or 404-712-3775.

Contact Virgin Pulse: Virgin Pulse website or 1-833-532-6896.

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Learn more

Read about the Move More Challenge in the Emory Report:

Watch our video and see what other employees are saying about the More More Challenge: