Rec Center / Intramurals

Fitness Fest

Fitness Fest 2015 begins on February 23 and goes through March 6. Daily challenges and the sky-high boot camp are extremely competitive and popular.  This event is co-sponsored by Intramurals and Recreational Life.

For more information, feel free to contact the Intramural Department by e-mail at

Fitness Fest 2014 Daily Calendar

Monday, February 24 FITNESS FEST BEGINS!

Meet with a Nutritionist by Sodexo
(2-4pm – Loughlan Dining Hall)

Daily Challenge: Climb the Empire State Building
Complete 1,860 steps on the stepper

Tuesday, February 25 Daily Challenge: Buddy Bingo
Complete “Buddy Bingo” work out with your favorite faculty or staff member.
Wednesday, February 26 For Women Only by Anna Stacey (10am-1pm – Health Services Office)

Daily Challenge: Lap Swimming
Complete 10 laps in the pool

Thursday, February 27 Introduction to Parkour (6pm – RLC Racquetball Court)

Daily Challenge: Parkour Workout
Complete the Parkour Workout class (7pm – RLC Racquetball Court)

Friday, February 28 Daily Challenge: Body Toning or Yoga
Complete the Body Toning (4:30pm – Studio B)
or Yoga (5:15pm – Studio A) fitness clas
Saturday, March 1 Daily Challenge: Spin Class
Complete the Spin Class (12:30 PM- RLC Spin Studio)
Monday, March 3 Daily Challenge: Bench Press & Pull Up Competitions
Participate in either the Bench Press or Pull Up competition (3-5:30pm – RLC Weight Room)
Tuesday, March 4 Daily Challenge: Wii Fitness (Exergaming)
Play one Wii game in the Student Center fitness center (4th Floor – Mac Mahon Student Center)
Wednesday, March 5 “Man vs. Food” by Dr. Vinnie (12pm – Student Center Game Room)

“Fitness Can Save Your Life” by Jessica Bowman, IFBB professional athlete, personal trainer & nutritionist (4pm – Family Sky Room)

Daily Challenge: Sky High Boot Camp
Complete the “Sky High Boot Camp” by fitness professional, Jessica Bowman (5:15pm – Duncan Sky Room)

Thursday, March 6 Wellness Fair: (12pm – Student Center Game Room)

Daily Challenge: 5K Run
Complete a 5K run (3.1 miles) on a treadmill

Friday, March 7 Fitness Fest winners announced!


  • 1 Daily Challenge – RLC Water Bottle
  • 3 Daily Challenges -Fitness Fest T-Shirt
  • 6+ Daily Challenges – Rec Sweatshirt
  • King/Queen of Cardio, Bike to Beach & Indoor Marathon: BIG PRIZES like a Fit Bit, gift cards and more!

Thank you to all who participated in Fitness Fest 2014!

Daily Challenges

The following people won prizes for completing Daily Challenges:
  • Shereen Abdeljaber
  • Jordan Balocating
  • Cristian Blanco
  • Karissa Gregor
  • Valerie Kay
  • Joanna Liriano
  • Daren Rivera
  • Michelle Tinajero
  • Tara Wuorinen

Fitness Fest Ironwoman

This person completed the most Daily Challenges (10 out of 11) to be recognized as the “Fitness FestIronwoman”:
  • Joanna Liriano

Indoor Marathon Competition

The following people were the first to complete 26.2 miles on the treadmill
  • Megan Pfaff
  • Rose Driscoll
  • Carlo Macaraig (staff division)
  • Tara Wuorinen (staff division)

Bike to the Beach Challenge

The following person completed 150 miles on the stationary bike:
  • Michelle Tinajero
  • Dmitri Pelts (staff division)

King and Queen of Cardio

The following people were crowned the “King and Queen of Cardio” based on their total Fitness Festmileages:
  • Queen- Michelle Tinajero
  • King- Cristian Blanco
  • Staff Queen- Tara Wuorinen
  • Staff King- Carlo Macaraig