Step For Your Heart Challenge

Step for your Heart

Celebrate heart health and compete with colleagues or just have fun recording your steps to celebrate health for a chance to win great prizes. The more steps you accumulate, the more prize drawing entries you achieve!

**Note: As of 1/1/2023, Vanderbilt University faculty and staff are not eligible for Health Plus services and cannot participate in this program.

Here’s how it works: Register here beginning January 27.

Record daily steps over a 4-week Challenge period February 1 – March 1.

  • Digitally with the MyCap app or
  • Logging manually with a document provided by Health Plus or
  • Connect with FitBit to sync your steps

Deadline to log your steps digitally with MyCap, or manually submit your log is March 5 Logs can be attached and submitted via email to

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!

How can I track my steps? Steps can be tracked several ways:

  • Wearable devices like Fitbit, Garmin, or Apple Watch
  • Smartphone apps like iHealth or Google Fit
  • A free Health Plus pedometer. To learn how to receive a free pedometer, contact us at
    • Convert your physical activity with our Step Conversion Chart

*Bonus: Achieving at least 100,000 steps Step for Your Heart Challenge goal will count towards completion of 1 of the 5 actions needed this year for Go for the Gold Step 2: Wellness Actions Log!