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The Shannon Center


Step Up to Shape Up 2013

6-Week Summer Fitness Program

Monday, June 17 - Sunday, July 28, 2013


Welcome to Step Up to Shape Up 2013!

The Shannon Center is bringing back this popular challenge for the ninth summer in a row. The goal is to complete the weekly exercises in order to advance to the next week. Each week gets a little harder. Please note than any exercise miles or minutes above the designated goals will not be transferred over to the next week. Everyone is a winner when they complete all the weekly exercises for 6 weeks.
The Cost for this fitness challenge is $10 per person. Participants who complete the entire 6-week challenge will receive an exclusive Step up to Shape Up T-shirt.

The Program

WEEK 1 - Accumulate all exercises between June 17 – June 23
7 miles on track, treadmill or outdoors

WEEK 2 - Accumulate all exercises between June 24– June 30
7 miles on track, treadmill or outdoors
20 minutes on the bike (outdoor or indoor)

WEEK 3 – Accumulate all exercises between July 1– July 7
7 miles on track, treadmill or outdoors
20 minutes on the bike (outdoor or indoor)
20 minutes of strength training or Yoga

WEEK 4 – Accumulate all exercises between July 8 – July 14
8 miles on track, treadmill or outdoors
30 minutes on the bike (outdoor or indoor)**
30 minutes of strength training or Yoga

WEEK 5 – Accumulate all exercises between July 15 – July 21
8 miles on track, treadmill or outdoors
45 minutes on the bike (outdoor or indoor)**
45 minutes of strength training

WEEK 6 – Accumulate all exercises between July 22 – July 28
9 miles on track, treadmill or outdoors
60 minutes on the bike (outdoor or indoor)**
60 minutes of strength training or Yoga

**You may substitute another form of exercise such as the stairs or elliptical trainer in place of the bike for weeks 4, 5 and 6.

Please review the rules before starting.

Fitness Challenge Information (PDF)
Official Rules (PDF)

Please register by Friday, June 14! Email Jennifer Quinlan at quinlan@sxu.edu or Kristy Allen at kallen@sxu.edu. You can also call (773) 298-3592 with questions or to register.

Good luck everyone!

Participants please login to download log sheets and update your statistics.

Current Statistics (Week 1)

Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6
Kristy Allen
Jen Anderson
Gloria Banys
Mary Kay Boyd
Nancy Brettman
Margaret Rose Cusack
Mary Ann Cusack
Katie Demcak
Nancy Devine
Jean Gainer
Stephen Gainer
Eleanor Griegel
Michael Griegel
Stephanie Groce
Mary Haras
Kathy Hurley
Mary Jung
Jessie Kelly
Ruth Knipper
Erin Laske
Dan Lynch
Lisa Lyons
Pat McGrath
Sheila Murphy
Christine Pearson
Lawrence Prentice
Jen Quinlan
Zepure Samawi
Frank Sheehan
Kimberly Stabosz
Charzine Townsend
Marian Banasiak 
Jessica Cusack 
Kathie Schneller 
Mary Pat Brady  
Eileen Luce  
Rita Shine  
Ann Almasi   
Cindy Diaz   
Sheri Gross     
Maggie Cusack      
Leila Younis