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Central Hosts 53-Mile Challenge

Featured: Central Hosts 53-Mile Challenge

February 21, 2022

Central College students, employees, alumni, family and friends are invited to participate in the 53-Mile Challenge from March 1 to April 12.

The 53-Mile Challenge encourages the Central community to practice a healthy lifestyle through movement. Participants can walk, run, bike or swim a total of 53 miles from Tuesday, March 1, until Hoo-Rah Day on Tuesday, April 12. Participants can show their Central spirit during the challenge by using the hashtag #HooRahDay and #53milechallenge on social media.

All who complete the challenge and return their sheet to the Central Advancement Office by Thursday, April 14, will be entered into a drawing for prizes from the Central College Spirit Shoppe. All 53 miles must be completed and logged to be eligible for prizes.

To register, visit central.edu/challenge. Participants can print a mile log after registering online.

Completed challenge sheets may be mailed to or dropped off at the Central College Advancement Office in Central Hall, located at 812 University St., Campus Box 5200, Pella, Iowa, 50219. Sheets also may be emailed to Jenae Jenison, director of external engagement, at jenisonj@central.edu.