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Wellness Connection Champion Spotlight: 10K-A-Day Team Captains

During the April luncheons, Wellness Connection provided a sneak peek of the new activity challenge and asked the champions to participate, lead a team, & invite their colleagues to join in. You all knocked it out of the park: approximately 20% of all 10K-A-Day teams are led by Wellness Connection Champions – that’s amazing!

  • 85% of Wellness Champions are participating in the challenge;
  • 65% of those participating champions are also leading a team;
  • While champions make up 2.67% of all participants, they make up 19.12% of team captains.

Our captains continue to find ingenious and creative ways to lead, motivate, and encourage their teammates to incorporate more movement into their daily lives. Many of you send inspirational messages, regular reminders to log steps, and incorporate some version of friendly interoffice competition.

Sherry Lohmann & Mary Uhrich are team captains within the Program in Physical Therapy who organized a drawing for a gift basket for all of their colleagues who enrolled in 10K-A-Day.


Atia Thurman hosted a dedicated onsite screening event at the Brown School, which included a registration table for the challenge.


Thank you for your efforts in helping us communicate the activity challenge and starting or joining teams. Now let’s keep moving! Click here to log your steps.

Here are some tips to motivate your team throughout the 8-week challenge.

A shout out to our Wellness Connection Champion Team Captains:
Team Captain Team Name
Alexander, Erin Cool Name Pending
Amos, Linda All Over the MAP
Archie, Brenda Let’s Get Physics-al
Arnold, Melissa Diverse Buder SPIs
barrett, cheryl The Wright Giemsa Girls
Biver, Samuel Salt-N-Stepa
Blanchard, Deanna MyDay FIN
Clark, Lora The “Wild” Walkers
Daphna-Iken, Dorit Rise & Shine
Elenbaas, Shali The Zip Recruiters
Fernandez, Carolyn Radio-Active
Fleshman, Linda WashU Warriors
GOSHTAIY, Hatice Nephrology
Harvey, Kenytha PBN STEPPERS
Hildebrandt, Theresa Theresa’s Trekkers
Hogan, Erin Go Ahead, Make MyDay!
Horn, Theresa ProServ
Hummel, Melissa Rad Walkers
Hundley, Chelsey WCC (Walking Comp. Crew)
Jennings, Lara Globe Trotters
Joshi, Radhika JOSP
Klosterman, Heidi Justitia’s Travelers
Krussel, Andrea I2 Team in Training
Lane, Carol Quads of Fury
Leingang, Karen Just do IT
Lischer, Melanie Walk-upational Therapy
Lohmann, Sherry PT Cruisers 1
MacKay, Donna The Walking Eyes
Masterson, Jennifer washucrewWW
Mazzucca, Stephanie P-R-C You in Our Dust!
McDaniel, Shonda Liar Liar Legs on Fire
Patterson, Jamie Major Steps&Capital Gains
Patterson, Kim PBS Rocks
Radcliffe, Anita Road Scholars
Rahman, Mashiur Safety in Numbers
Richardson, Jana Straight Off the Couch
Roth, Jessica A League of Our Own
Schreier, Linda The Stat Pack
Schulte, Danielle Public Health Pacesetters
Shelton, Rachel Olin ADMC
Stabenow, Amy Asleep on our Feet
Tallchief, Danielle Sleep Walkers
Thurman, Atia-Tul+Alim ¡Vamos!
Tigges, Lisa Red Hot Chili Steppers
Todd, Lauren Books take you places
Uhrich, Mary PT Cruisers 2
Valko, Cheryl PRC-ya on a walk
Venteris, Nicole Gains Before Brains
Whitlow, Betha DSC Movers and Shakers
Wiegert, Andy Becker 2 – step
Williams, Nygel Perlstrutters
Williams, Paula DOMO Stepping Out