2020 Virtual Wellness Challenges

Healthy Athletes Challenge
June 29 – Aug. 8
Better Together 5K
Part III
Aug. 9 – Sept. 19
Big City Stair Climb
Sept. 20 – Oct. 31
Strong Minds
Nov. 1 – Dec. 12

Special Olympics Colorado will be hosting four Virtual Wellness Challenges the remainder of the year! Learn more about our current Virtual Wellness Challenge, the Healthy Athletes Challenge taking place June 29 – Aug. 8 below.

Healthy Athletes Challenge 


The Healthy Athletes Challenge runs from Monday June 29th through August 8th. 

Missed the launch? You can still participate! Athletes, coaches, volunteers, families, community members, and staff members are invited to take part in this 6-week wellness challenge.

Check out the video below, featuring Senior Health and Wellness Manager, Leah Combs to learn more about the Healthy Athletes Challenge!

How to Start the Healthy Athletes Challenge

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Join Our Facebook Group!

Join our Virtual Wellness Challenge Facebook Group to connect with other participants and complete the daily challenges that will be posted at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm daily.

Take the Check Out Station Survey Each Week!

At the end of each week, take the Check Out Station Survey every Saturday in order to complete that week’s screening.

The link to each survey will be posted on the Facebook Group and on this webpage.

To help keep track, you can use the Healthy Athletes Challenge Trackers (below) for personal use to check off activities as you complete them. 

The Eight Disciplines of Healthy Athletes

 

The Healthy Athletes challenge will provide a virtual experience for the following disciplines of the Healthy Athletes free health screening program:

  • Fit Feet – Podiatry 
  • FUNfitness – Physical Therapy 
  • Health Promotion – General Health & Wellness 
  • Healthy Hearing – Audiology 
  • MedFest – Sports Physicals
  • Opening Eyes – Optometry 
  • Special Smiles – Dentistry 
  • Strong Minds – Emotional Wellness

 

Each week, 1-2 disciplines will be highlighted. The challenge will include interactive videos showcasing the different stations within a screening, alongside daily themed activities. 

Healthy Athlete Challenge Prizes

Athletes who complete a full week of daily challenges will be eligible for that weeks’ prize drawings. 

To be eligible for the weekly prizes:

Virtual Wellness Challenge FAQ's

Who can participate in the Virtual Wellness Challenges?

Anyone and everyone is welcome to participate in the Virtual Wellness Challenges!

How do I view/participate in the challenges?

Each challenge will be posted in the SOCO Virtual Wellness Challenge Facebook Group in the morning so you have the day to complete it. To participate, join the Facebook Group and join in on the fun!

What if I’m late to joining the Virtual Wellness Challenge? Can I still participate?

YES! Join our Facebook Group, download the tracker and get started! The tracker is only to be used for personal use, it does not need to be submitted.

Virtual Wellness Challenge Videos

Questions?

Please contact Senior Health and Wellness Manager, Leah Combs. 
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Leah Combs
Senior Health and Wellness Manager
(720) 359-3128
Email

Thank you to all of the participants of our previous Virtual Wellness Challenges, including Fit 5 and the Southwest Border Battle!