Healthy Holiday Challenge!

Healthy Holiday Challenge 01 November – 31 December 2019

All challenges are tracked through Challenge Runner.  Participants may sign-up and join a challenge at  There is also a mobile app (Challenge Runner) for Apple and Android that makes it easy to log your daily participation.  To facilitate sign-up, previous FIT-P challenge participants have been auto-enrolled.  Auto-enrollment does not equal participation.

To enroll in this challenge (if you don’t already have a Challenge Runner account), click here:

If asked for a challenge code:  1ce4dp-1s36

Each activity may be completed up to one time per week for points.

  • Take a healthy dish to a get together (50 pts)
  • Instead of a full-sized dessert; eat 3 bites or less of a dessert (25 pts)
  • At a holiday buffet meal, limit yourself to one plate, one trip through the buffet (25 pts)
  • Enter a favorite recipe into a database to determine the nutrition facts (try the recipe builder in MyFitnessPal or (50 pts)
  • Drink 16 ounces of water on the way to work, every day your work for a week (50 pts.)
  • No second helpings (for a 24-hour period) (25 pts)
  • Say no to a tempting unhealthy snack (25 pts)
  • Try spaghetti squash in place of pasta (50 pts)
  • Consume no regular or diet soda or energy drinks for 7 days (50 pts)
  • Use a smaller plate at dinner for 7 days in a row (50 pts)
  • Share a restaurant entrée (25 pts)
  • No white/added sugar (cookies, cakes, ice cream, etc) for one week (100 pts)
  • Consume 25-35 grams of fiber for 3 days in a row (50 pts)
  • Abstain from alcohol for 7 days in a row (50 pts)
  • Eat a whole grain version of bread or pasta (25 pts)
  • Plan 3 days of healthy meals on paper and stick to it (100 pts)
  • No desserts on the weekend (Fri, Sat, Sun) (50 pts)
  • Instead of ordering take-out pizza, make homemade (50 pts)
  • Eliminate saltshaker for 4 days (50 pts)
  • Have at least 3 servings of veggies each day for a week (100 pts)
  • Try a fresh fruit instead of a dessert (25 pts)
  • Go for a walk with family or friends before or after a holiday meal (50 pts)
  • Get a workout in on a day of celebration (50pts)


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