Feb. 24: Zumba, climb in the dark to kick off fitness challenge

By Alex Schisel, University Recreation marketing

fitness-challenge-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Glow-in-the-dark fitness Monday will kick off the annual week-long Pac-12 sport conference fitness challenge at the Washington State University Student Recreation Center (SRC).

The initiative promotes regular exercise as Pac-12 schools try to accumulate the most minutes of physical activity. Faculty, staff, alumni and students can log minutes at http://www.Pac12Challenge.org.

fitness-challenge-450SRC access will be free to WSU faculty and staff with a CougarCard Feb. 24-28.

University Recreation (UREC) will host Zumba dancing to disco lights 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Dubstep electronic dance yoga 6:30-7:30 Monday at the Student Recreation Center on court 6. Glow sticks and glow-in-the-dark t-shirts will be given away while supplies last.

Climbing with headlamps will be at the same time at the climbing wall. The first 20 participants will take home their headlamps.

The biggest 60-minute pick-up dodgeball game ever hosted by UREC will be 6-7 p.m. on courts 1 and 2.

For more information, see the Pac-12 info sheet at http://www.urec.wsu.edu/media/22422/pac-12-challenge-info-sheet-2014_revised.pdf.



Joanne Greene, WSU University Recreation program director, joanne_greene@wsu.edu, 509-335-9669

Molly Schotzko, WSU University Recreation communication and marketing, m.schotzko@wsu.edu, 509-335-2704

Alex Schisel, WSU University Recreation communication and marketing, alex.schisel@wsu.edu, 509-335-4372