You’ve taken the first step toward helping your colleagues become healthier and happier this summer!

This fun, turn-key, two-week step challenge is open to anyone that wants to compete in our free nationwide health initiative.  Colleagues, employees, customers, family and friends. All you have to do is register your team by Friday, June 4.

But hurry, we only have room for 100 teams and we reach capacity every season! 


  • Team Registration Ends: Friday, June 4
  • Individual Registration Ends: Friday, June 11
  • Challenge Dates: Sunday, June 13-26
  • Winners Announced: Tuesday, June 29

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Frequently Asked Questions: 

Q. Who's eligible to participate in the Step It Up Challenge? 
It's open to all Health Action Council Members, Supporters, Sponsors, Community Partners, and Friends at no charge. 

Q. I don’t have a Fitbit, so am I allowed to participate? 
Yes, you can use a different device to track your steps. However, you’ll need to enter your actions manually on the Fitbit app or website. 

Q. How do I know if I registered adequately? 
will receive an email from us confirming that you’re registered and that you're ready to go! 

 Q. How do I manually log my steps? 
You can download the app to your smart device or add your steps on the Fitbit website.

Q. How do I join the Facebook Group page? 
Simply ask to join HERE.

Q. I have 10,000 steps every day, but my team's score is lower than that. Why? 
Your team score is an average for the two weeks of the Challenge across your whole team. 

Q. My Fitbit isn’t syncing to my app. 
Please tweet or chat with Fitbit technical support, or call (877) 623-4997. 

Q. Will Fitbit automatically convert other activities to steps? 
Except for a run, walk, and hike, activities are not converted into steps. You'll have to add your event manually.

Q. I accepted the invite, but don’t see the Challenge. 
The Challenge will not be visible to participants until it’s officially launched a few days before the start date. 

Have additional questions? Send us an email and we'll get back to you quickly to troubleshoot!


About Health Action Council

Health Action Council is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization representing mid- and large-size employers that enhances human and economic health through thought leadership, innovative services, and collaboration. It provides value to its members by facilitating projects that improve the quality and moderate the cost of healthcare purchased by its members for their employees, dependents, and retirees. 

Health Action Council also collaborates with key stakeholders – health plans, physicians, hospitals, and the pharmaceutical industry – to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare in the community.