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Virgin Pulse Global Challenge 2019

Western is excited to announce that the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge is returning for the sixth consecutive year. This is your chance to have fun with colleagues, add steps to your day, and enjoy some healthy competition. 

This year, you will be receiving an upgraded bluetooth tracking device - the Max BuzzNot only does it track your activity levels, but it features automatic sleep tracking that is synced directly to your mobile app.

The 100-day journey begins May 22, 2019. Captains can register their teams by going to Western's Global Challenge Registration Link (upper right-hand corner). The registration deadline is May 10, but spots are limited!!

The Wellness Committee at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is pleased to sponsor the first 20 teams to register!

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at


Virgin Pulse Global Challenge - 2018

Congratulations to our competitors who undertook this 100-day challenge over the summer. 17 teams from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry walked, ran, biked and swam over 80,000 km!

Here are Top-10 lists of the teams and individuals from the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry:

Position Name Team Daily Steps Average
1 Alex Levine   Celebral Systems Lab   25346
2 Sheryl Jones   Cirque du Sore Legs 20871
3 Paisley Barnes Celebral Systems Lab 20795
4 Frank Beier Physiology & Pharmacology 20748
5 Brent Wakefield PannEXins 19262
6 Anita Woods Physiology & Pharmacology 18718
7 Trevor Wade Distance Over Time 18700
8 Morgan Sheriff Super... 18461
9 Brad Urquhart Physiology & Pharmacology 18327
10 David Reese Distance Over Time 17771








Position Team Name Distance (km)
1 Cerebral Systems Lab 7417
2 Physiology and Pharmacology 7168
3 Distance over Time 6764
4 Team AHHHsome! 5346
5 PannExins 5260
6 PitterPatter, Let's get at er 5214
7 Super... 5052
8 Cat Scanners 5031
9 Cirque du Sore Legs 4811
10 Brain Trainers 4485