Witness the Fitness Step Challenge

A group goes on a walk in front of the UMSON building.

Thanks for participating in our 2018 competition!

There were 146 total participants (56% of all UMSON faculty/staff).

Together, we walked:

71,739,873 total steps
33,968 miles

That's equivalent to:

  • 1,296 marathons
  • 12x across the U.S.A.
  • 1.25x around the equator

53% of participants exceeded the 5,000 step daily goal

This challenge was organized by Fit and Fun @ SON.


Team with the Most Steps
Winner: Outta Psych, 12,591 average daily steps
(Ana Duarte, Deb Scrandis, Victoria Selby, Carla Storr, and Tarleen Weston)

Outwalk the Dean Challenge

  • Luana Colloca
  • Laurelyn Irving
  • Amanda Roesch
  • Deb Scrandis
  • Darlene Trandel
  • Nina Trocky

Most Improved

  • Weight Lost: Ana Duarte
  • BMI Improvement: Ana Duarte
  • Inches Lost: Nichole Schumaker

You should understand that when participating in any exercise program, there is a possibility of injury. Your participation in this challenge is voluntary and not required as part of your job. UMB and its School of Nursing are not responsible or liable for any injury you sustain in the challenge.