Homer Steps Up

Free Community Steps Challenge for the southern Kenai Peninsula.


May 1-28, 2022

Win AWESOME PRIZES!  $1,800 in Prizes!

South Peninsula Hospital Foundation SVT Health and Wellness City of Homer South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services South Peninsual Hospital

The 6th Annual Community Walking Challenge, Homer Steps Up! 2022 has ended!

Step O Meter

658 participants on 60 teams walked a total of 168,440,076 steps from May 1 to 28. The winning team was Sweaty Bettys, who walked 4,822,522 steps between 9 members, resulting in a cumulative average score of 535,836. Team members included: Brooke Sanford, Devry Garity, Jen Liston, Juley Kalugin, Lila Johnson, Mary Liston, Melinda Erickson, Michelle Geagel and Theresa Halpin. The team was awarded the Homer Steps Traveling Trophy on Saturday, June 4 at the Awards Event at SPARC.

Winning Team
Winners!

It was a close challenge, though! Congratulations to the next two highest-stepping teams:

The Jabberwalkies with a score of 511,175!
The Strolling Shovers with a score of 410,596!

Thank you the South Peninsula Hospital Foundation, Inc. and the Homer Steps Up co-sponsors SPH, City of Homer, SVT Health & Wellness, SPARC & SPBHS for supporting this challenge and making it possible every year!

$1,800 in cash prizes were awarded at end of challenge by the South Peninsula Hospital Foundation. Additionally, weekly drawings for Homer Bucks were held based on weekly steps walked. The following businesses also offered Steps Deals to challenge participants: Homer Saw and Cycle, Homer’s Jeans, Cycle Logical, The Good Life Doggy Daycare, and Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.


Trophy 2022

At a Glance

Year

Total Participants

Total Teams

Winning Teams

Total Steps as a Community

2017

187

4

City of Homer

-

2018

435

18

City of Homer

90,214,266

2019

492

19

City of Homer (Team 25+); M&M&M’s

(Team <25)

110.971.802

2020

610

31

City of Homer (Team 25+); Harbor School of Dance & Music (Team <25)

120,418,211

2021

700

46

City of Homer (Big Team); Harbor School of Music and Dance (Small Team)

164,202,611

2022

658

60

Sweaty Betty’s

168,440,076

 

All 60 teams