Delta State University’s Division of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, within the College of Education and Human Sciences, is hosting its second annual Fitness Trail Challenge on June 20.
This free event for all ages is one of several events administered through the Healthy Campus/Community Initiative. The challenge will be held at the DSU Fitness Trail beginning at 9 a.m. On-site registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
The goal of the event is to promote health and wellness, to encourage participants to set a goal, push themselves and have fun exercising. Last year’s event had over 30 participants that accepted the challenge and pushed themselves mentally and physically.
Music will be provided to keep the participants moving and motivated as they work to reach their goal. Friends and family are encouraged to come out, cheer and provide support.
Participants will have 60 minutes to complete one or more of the following challenges:
Okra Challenge Statesmen Challenge Warrior Challenge
(Green Headband) (White Headband) (Black Headband)
1 mile (2 laps) 2 miles (4 laps) 3 miles (6 laps)
25 pushups 100 pushups 200 pushups
25 sit ups 100 sit ups 200 sit ups
25 up downs 50 up downs 75 up downs
25 step ups 50 step ups 75 step ups
150 jump overs 300 jump overs 600 jump overs
4 tire pulls 10 tire pulls 20 tire pulls
A brief meeting will be held before the start of the event to answer any questions. Staff will be available to demonstrate how to perform the exercises. Finishers will receive a head band signifying which challenge they completed.
For more information regarding the event, contact Doug Pinkerton at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 662-846-4569.