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November 40 Mile Walk/Run Challenge:

During the month of November, the Wellness Committee will be holding a "40 mile walk/ run challenge."  The walking track in Myers Field House will be available from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. daily (8 laps are equivalent to a mile) and a spreadsheet will be posted on the wall by the water fountains to record your miles.  Any additional miles completed at home can also be added to this spreadsheet.  A new spreadsheet will be put up each week with an updated total number of miles.  All participants will be included in a weekly drawing for prizes!  If you are interested in participating in this challenge, contact for additional information or sign up on the spreadsheet in Myers Field House.      

Snacks Before and After Exercise

  • April Graff, Hy-Vee Dietitian
  • Thursday, November 2
  • 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
  • CSU 238

WYSIWYG Juice Co. - Our Story

Join Kristi Schuck and Marie Christiansen, owners of WYSIWYG Juice Co., as they share how they met, why they started juicing, and how they developed their passion into a business.  Learn more about these two resilient, strong, and successful women on Wednesday, December 6 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in CSU 245.  Juice samples and snacks will be provided.  Due to limited space, please email to register.  See attached flier for further details.

Techniques for Reducing Stress

  • Robyn Ceurvorst, Assistant Professor, Recreation, Parks & Leisure Services Department
  • Thursday, November 30
  • 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
  • CSU 201

Poker Walk

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Meet us by the fountain for a wonderful walk around campus!  The employees with the top three poker hands will receive a prize!  All participants will receive a water and granola bar.  Previous poker experience is not required. We hope to see you there!
  • *In case of inclement weather, the walk will move inside and will begin by Barnes & Noble.





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Walk Every Day

  • Don’t let Minnesota's chilly, winter weather keep you from getting your walk in each day. The 8-lane, 200-meter track in Myer’s Field House is open for walking during your lunch hour!
  • Available from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for walking/running through April 16, 2017. The track will be available from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. from April 17, 2017, through May 5, 2017.
  • There is no cost, just bring your MSU ID/MavCARD.

Bus, Bike, Board, Blade, Walk, Rideshare to Campus

Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in these events, please contact Wellness Committee at 507.389.2015 (V) or 1.800.627.3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY) at least five days prior to the day of the event.