Go Strong

Go Strong

Start the year off right, and join our Race for Rehab community as we Go Strong for Spaulding. Open to people of all ages and abilities, our fun and inclusive series of fitness challenges begin January 1!

Studies show the top new year’s resolution is to get in shape. Start the new year off right by joining Go Strong 2022, Spaulding’s month-long fitness challenge. Beginning January 1st, Go Strong is open to people of all ages, abilities and athletic interests. Get active and join us for a chance to win great prizes while supporting Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. Participants in Go Strong will commit to raising a minimum of $200 in support of Spaulding’s President’s Fund. The more you raise, the more opportunities to win great prizes!

Month-Long Challenge:

January Challenge—20 for 22: Participate in at least 20 minutes of physical activity for 22 days in January (days do not have to be consecutive). The top three overall fundraisers and the participant with the most donors (regardless of gift size) at the end of January will win special prizes.

Week-Long Challenges:

Special prizes for weekly fundraising milestones to be announced with each challenge. These 7-day challenges start on the Monday of each week (January 3, 10, 17, and 24).

Week 1 Challenge—Healthy and Happy

Exercise can reduce stress, improve self-esteem, and contribute to overall happiness. Start out 2022 strong—exercise for at least 4 days this week and share what makes you happy after each session to be entered to win.

Week 2 Challenge—Stronger by the Day!

This week’s challenge is all about going the distance. The top 10 percent of participants who record the most minutes of physical activity of their choice will be entered to win.

Week 3 Challenge—Get Outside: Rain, Snow, or Shine!

Studies have shown being outdoors lowers levels of cortisol, a hormone that’s a marker of stress. Participate in at least 15 minutes of outdoor physical activity all 7 days this week and be entered to win. Take a photo each day and post it in our Facebook group to be eligible for more prizes.

Week 4 Challenge—Mix It Up

Switching out your type physical activity can keep you motivated, improve endurance, and reduce risk of injury. Try a new form of exercise for at least 3 days this week and share its pros and cons with the team afterwards to be entered to win.