Active in April!

Active in April

Get Active in April with Health Plus! Participate in these activities to get moving in the month of April and WIN BIG!

National Walking Day - Wednesday, April 6
Join Health Plus in celebrating National Walking Day on April 6!

  • Visit the National Walking Day Fair in the Light Hall north lobby from 11am-1pm. Attendees can participate in Know Your Numbers, receive information on Health Plus physical activity programming, and receive a choice of Water Bottle, Fitness Towel, or Fanny Pack while supplies last!
  • 2 On-site Walks will be lead across the Vanderbilt campus, beginning and ending on the Medical Center Plaza outside of Eskind Biomedical Library. Walks will begin at approximately 11:30am and 12:30pm.

Active in April Step Challenge

Compete with colleagues or just have fun recording your steps for a chance to win great prizes. The more steps you accumulate, the more prize drawing entries you receive!
Here’s how it works:

  • Register beginning March 21
  • Record daily steps April 1-30
    • digitally with MyCap or
    • logging manually with a document provided by Health Plus
  • You are entered for Prize Drawings for number of steps recorded:
    • 1 entry for 100,000 steps (~3,500 steps daily average)
    • 2 entries for 150,000 steps
    • 3 entries for 200,000 steps
    • 4 entries for 250,000 steps (~9,000 steps daily average)
  • Win one of 20 $25 eGift cards!
  • Deadline to log your steps digitally with MyCap, or manually submit your log is May 6. Logs can be attached and submitted via email to

Health Plus Pacers

Health Plus Pacers is a new Vanderbilt community walking & running club! Participate in a weekly Health Plus onsite walk or run with colleagues, or digitally document your personal walk or run for the week to help foster a culture of physical activity.

Participating onsite or submitting your weekly activity 10 times earns a Health Plus Pacers t-shirt! Get going now!

Vandy Walks: Annuals and Perennials in Bloom
Lead by Laura Barker, Horticultural Specialist for Vanderbilt University Grounds
Thursday, April 28, 12-1pm
Meet at Rand Hall Terrace