2023 Go Move Challenge: Week One Recap

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JCU kicks off the challenge with a walk and hot cocoa


Published February 3, 2023

Happy 11th Anniversary to the Go Move Challenge. We are several days into the challenge and the competition is steep even with the weather challenges, primarily in the east coast. The numbers continue to be impressive and are ever changing: over 3130 faculty and staff from 22 participating Jesuit Institutions, including our AJCU National Office staff, have accumulated more than 184,000 minutes of activity!

The ones to beat: Santa Clara, Creighton, Loyola Marymount once again prove to be the teams to beat for total number of minutes!

Making a splash: Great to see other institutions making their way up to the rankings. Saint Louis University*, USF, Saint Joseph's, Fairfield and Loyola University Chicago*. 

Top average number of minutes per person: Georgetown, Saint Peter's, LMU, and Regis are currently in the lead for average number of minutes per person.

Teams, Teams, Teams: Santa Clara has 47 teams, Loyola Marymount University has 41 teams, USF has 20 teams, and Le Moyne College has 12 teams. The team component has adds a layer of camaraderie to the challenge, helping team members motivate each other to move more and encouraging each other to remember to track their minutes.

Check out what others did and share what you've been doing on our Go Move Challenge Facebook and Instagram!

* First time in this position

Regional Leaderboard: Most Average Minutes Per Person

The leader board is ever changing, so visit the Go Move Challenge website to see the most current standings! To date, the universities with the most average number of minutes by region are:

  • East Coast: Georgetown University*
  • Midwest: Regis University*
  • West Coast: Loyola Marymount University
  • South: Xavier University

* First time in this position

Inspiring Colleague of the Week

Is your colleague an inspiration for the Go Move Challenge? Do you have a personal wellness journey that you would like to share? Share the story for your colleague or yourself here.

Get Social

A picture is worth 1000 words. Encourage, engage and get motivated by seeing how our fellow Jesuit colleagues are moving this month, connect with us on Instagram and Facebook or use our tag #GoMoveChallenge.

Count Down

There are 25 more days to go before the winning institutions are announced! Keep moving and logging your minutes. If you have any questions, please contact the Go Move Challenge administrator, Suzy Kisylia, at skisylia@usfca.edu.