Go Dons Get Fit Challenge Summary - 2022

Published 11/1/2022

The results of the 6th annual Go Dons Get Fit Challenge are in! Faculty and Staff have won this year's competition.

Congratulations also to everyone who completed the physical activity challenge where our faculty/staff and students compete to see who is more active throughout October. Our numbers are impressive. Congratulations especially to the following who win bragging rights.

Top 5 with Most Minutes:


  1. Dennis Miller - Business and Finance
  2. Suzy Kisylia - OGC
  3. Brenda Giarratano - Student Life
  4. Kendon Kurzer - College of Arts and Sciences
  5. Mirella Sales - OGC


  1. Deanna Jun - College of Arts and Sciences
  2. Poonam Kakodkar - School of Education
  3. Brianna Berlanga - College of Arts and Sciences
  4. Kat Hurley - School of Education
  5. Alyssa Nguyen - SONHP

Top 5 Faculty/Staff Teams

  1. Que Pasa Casa Dos - 2384 minutes/avg
  2. COMS DONS - 2022 minutes/avg
  3. IDreamy - 1438 minutes/avg
  4. Bene-Fit - 1394 minutes/avg
  5. Bookin' It - 1325 minutes/avg

October = Moving

For many USF faculty/staff and students, the month of October has become synonymous with movement, and this year was no exception. 128 Faculty/staff and students committed to tracking every minute of their intentional, physical activity for the past 31 days, and the collective numbers are impressive:

*The Federal Physical Activity Guidelines recommends at least 150 minutes per week of moderate intensity aerobic activity

Total Number of Participants 128
Total Number of Minutes of Physical Activity 114082
Avg. Monthly Minutes Per Person 891
Avg. Daily Week Per Person 223


Stay Connected

A picture is worth 1000 words. Continue to encourage and engage with others by posting your photos! Faculty and staff can Direct message/tag @gousfca on instagram with #godonsgetfit and #gousfca. Students can Direct message/tag @usfhps on instagram with #usfhps, #godonsgetfit.