Crosstown Throwdown Move Challenge

Monday, Jan. 22 - Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024 

Kent State faculty and staff are invited to join the excitement of the "2024 Crosstown Throwdown Move Challenge!" This inclusive fitness challenge is a collaboration between the faculty and staff at the University of Akron and Kent State University, aiming to promote well-being, camaraderie, and a healthy dose of friendly competition. We encourage all levels of fitness and abilities to participate. Every move counts!  Winner will be announced at the Kent State @ Akron Men's Basketball Game on Saturday, Feb. 24.

    Why Join

    • Build community across our campuses. 
    • Prioritize well-being through physical activity. 
    • Compete for the coveted "Crosstown Throwdown" trophy! 
    • Enjoy a sense of accomplishment and fun. 


    • $10/person
    • Includes Crosstown Throwdown t-shirt

    How to Participate 

    Step 1
    Register online between Monday, Jan. 1 - Sunday, Jan. 28 @midnight.

    Register Online Here

    Step 2
    Move, groove, and stay active in any way that suits you! Walking the dog, shoveling snow, riding a bike, walking! Time for each movement is converted into points.  For example, jogging =156 points/minute, shoveling snow = 133 points/minute.  For the complete list of activities to points conversion chart, click link below. 

    If you reach 200,000 points, you will get a Crosstown Throwdown Move Challenge Tumbler! 

    Move Challenge Conversion Chart (PDF)

    Step 3
    Submit every activity that you would like to count towards your team’s movement total using the link below.  

    Activity Submission Form Link

    Crosstown Throwdown Results Dashboard

    Stay Connected

    Follow our social media channels @KSURecWell for updates, tips, and shoutouts! 

    Let's make the 2024 Cross-Town Throw Down Move Challenge an unforgettable experience for our faculty and staff. Grab a colleague and let's move together!