Move Challenge

Track your exercise minutes each week in pursuit of a season goal.

Join the SONA Move Challenge!

WHAT IS THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS NORTH AMERICA (SONA) MOVE CHALLENGE?

The #SONAMove Challenge is an 8-week movement challenge to see how many minutes of exercise participants can complete each week.

Report your minutes of exercise every Monday to earn a spot on the leaderboards. There will be 4 different leaderboards: Individual leaderboard, Doubles leaderboard, Team leaderboard and College leaderboard.

Click here to view an event flyer.

**Challenge runs from September 13, 2021 - November 7, 2021. Report your minutes of exercise every Monday through the survey to earn a spot on the leaderboards.**

WHO:

Participants will have the choice of competing as an Individual (Special Olympics athletes only), Doubles (traditional or Unified), or as part of a Team (traditional, Unified or College, 3-10 people total). Unified teams must be at least 25% athletes and 25% Unified partners.

Unified Partners must be Class A volunteers to participate. Click here to become a Class A volunteer. 

As a part of registering for the SONA Move Challenge, all participants will be required to electronically sign a release formNon-registered participants are not required to submit the medical form in advance of their virtual participation. If the individual is going to continue to participate with Special Olympics Pennsylvania as a registered athlete/Unified Partner, they must have a valid medical form prior to beginning in-person activities.

WHEN:

Participant registration opens August1 and closes September 5. The SONA Move Challenge runs September 13 – November 7, 2021.

WHAT:

ANYTHING that is an intentional exercise counts. Sports (individual or team training), walk/run/roll, bike, hike, swim, ski (cross-country or downhill), snowshoe, snowboard, yoga, zumba, row/paddle, etc. Note: This is NOT a step or distance challenge.

Fitness Health Education:

HOW:

After registering, participants keep track of how many minutes they exercise (Monday-Sunday). Every Monday, participants will self-report their minutes via a SmartSheet survey, earning them a coveted spot on Region-wide leaderboards for the different participant groups (Athlete leaderboard, Doubles leaderboard, Teams leaderboard).