Bee Amazing Race 2017- Race Through Time

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the 2017 Be(e) Amazing Race!

A huge thanks goes out to:

  • Rachel Richards for planning the event
  • Trevor Flexhaug and the IT Web Team for customizing and maintaining the website during the event
  • And to our prize donors
    • Sports & Rec
    • The Pronghorns
    • The Wellness Committee
    • Aramark
    • LA Chefs

This year the theme was Race Through Time and designed to take participants on a time travelling journey back to 1967, the founding of the University of Lethbridge. Every week, they were challenged to take on a fitness craze of each decade as well as additional challenges and badges.  

Snapshot of 2017:
Total Points – 136,235,765 (2016 - 90,305,034)  
Total badges – 2951 (2016- 2193)
Total registered – 331 (2016 – 279)
Active participants – 303 (2016 – 240)
 

Weekly challenges included; 

  • 90s- Tae Bo 
  • 80s- Aerobics
  • 70s- Weight Lifting
  • 60s- Yoga & Meditation
  • 50s -Dancing
  • 40s- Boot Camp
  • Bonus: On Campus Amazing Race  
  • Bonus: Running

WINNERS

We think anyone who participates and increases their physical activity is a winner!

Top employee in each physical activity

Cycling- Larry Steinke
Other physical activity- Lacie Terpstra
Rowing- Deanndra Frandsen
Running- Stefan Roth
Team Sport- De Angelo Ashley
Swimming- Jeffrey Nicol
Walking- Cody Perrin
Yoga- Jean Harrowing
Weight Lifting- Deanndra Frandsen

Top Badge Earner
Lacie Terpstra- 32

Participants who achieved 2 million points

  • Stefan Roth- 2,361,862
  • Lacie Terpstra - 2,354,653

Participants who achieved 1 million points

  1. Dan Koehler - 1,532,688
  2. Taelynn Graham - 1,500,772
  3. Payton Dudley - 1,411,958
  4. Sheldon Doll - 1,371,815
  5. Priscilla Patel- 1,320,269
  6. Katelyn Krausher - m1,265,470
  7. Emily Brown - 1,236,735
  8. Cathy Parker - 1,196,531
  9. Daryl Campbell - 1,119,751
  10. Greg Lacey - 1,114,499
  11. De Angelo Ashley - 1,110,500
  12. Leah Zelin - 1,099,535
  13. Alex Sirard - 1,092,071
  14. Wim Chalmet - 1,062,140
  15. Patrick Leahy- 1,048,219
  16. Alexi Kubeczek - 1,046,292
  17. Mike Seguin - 1,037,526
  18. John Kometz - 1,029,856
  19. Cody Perrin - 1,021,028
  20. Jon Kozub - 1,016,238
  21. Ami-Marie Perry - 1,012,964
  22. Diane Minamide - 1,001,452

(in 2016- 7 ppl)

Team prize for Most Average Points

1. Special Ops (12 members)

Total points: 11,553,004

Member Average: 962,750

  • Payton Dudley
  • Sheldon Doll
  • De Angelo Ashley
  • Patrick Leahy
  • Aislinn Williston
  • Jeffrey Nicol
  • Max Erickson
  • Deb Marek
  • Sandra Williston
  • Erikka Weisgerber
  • Colleen Sullivan
  • Carl Budny

2. Spongebob Slowpants (6 members)

Total Points: 5,677,446

Member Average: 946,241

  • Lacie Terpstra
  • Ami-Marie Perry
  • Robin Schafthuizen
  • Daniel Sudo
  • Jackie Mueller
  • Rita Hranac

3. Mighty Morphin Web Rearrangers (5 members)

Total Points: 4,679,015          

Member Average: 935,803

  • Dan Koehler
  • Taelynn Graham
  • Trevor Flexhaug
  • Jay Macdonald
  • Stewart Foss

Team prize for Most Accumulated Points Overall

1. Special Ops (12 members)

Total points: 11,553,004

Average: 962,750

 

2. Boulder Rollers (14 members)

Total Points: 7,568,829        

Average: 540,630

  • Stefan Roth
  • Justin Verigin
  • Scott Whiteside
  • Erica Nordin
  • Chris Perlette
  • Erin Wieser
  • Kim Welby
  • Olivia Stinchcombe
  • Crystal Yang
  • Victoria Bedard
  • Brent Mosley
  • Tyson Atkinson
  • Melanie Ramchuk
  • Jenna Lencucha

 

3. The YYC Bow River Bow Flexors (11 members)

Total Points: 6,756,242        

Member Average: 614,203

  • Leah Zelin
  • Mark Matias
  • Karen Ogilvie
  • Hana Curties
  • Robbin Derry
  • Lisa MacTavish
  • Rebecca Friesen
  • Sonya von Heyking
  • Craig Milner
  • Brynne Thurston
  • Sydney McNally

 

Team Spirit Prize

Beaches Be Crazy (8 members)

  • Marlee Shimoda
  • Tracy Horne
  • Sheilah Ayers
  • Heather Hacior
  • Lynette Harty
  • Brittany Lewis
  • Kyle Cole
  • Jasminn Berteotti

Weekly Prize Winners:

Early Bird Draw Prize Winners

Emily Brown (The Sweatbands)
Wim Chalmet (Those excluded from Spongebob Slowpants)
Jackie Mueller (Spongebob Slowpants)
Trevor Flexhaug (Mighty Morphin Web Rearrangers)
Cindy Matheson (Cash us if you Can)
Marlee Shimoda (Beaches be Crazy)

Week 1 Activity Winner - Cycling
Justin Verigin (Boulder Rollers)

Week 1 Random Draw Prize Winner
Sandra Cowan (Bibliotrekkers)

Week 2 Activity Winner - Rowing
Deanndra Frandsen (Kevin's Angels)

Week 2 Random Draw Prize Winner
Lacie Terpstra (Spongebob Slowpants)

Week 3 Activity Winner - Running
Marissa Theriault (Registrollers)

Week 3 Random Draw Prize Winner
Erin Wieser (Boulder Rollers)

Week 4 Activity Winner - Other Physical Activity
Leah Zelin - YYC Bow River Bow Flexors

Week 4 Random Draw Prize Winner
Aidan Felzien (Sunnyvale Sinkers and Swimmers)

Week 5 Activity Winner - Swimming
Mason Seguin - (MBRAC Lifeguards)

Week 5 Random Draw Prize Winner
Viviana Lartiga (SGS School of Graduate Superstars)

Week 6 Activity Winner - Yoga
Jean Harrowing - (Mission SlimPossible)

Week 6 Random Draw Prize Winner
Olivia Stephan - (MBRAC Lifeguards)

 

Read all about each country on the journey with these handy travel guides! 

Are you ready to race? Physically race?

A special year means a special event. As part of the 50th celebration, the Be(e) Amazing Race will be hosting a special on-campus Amazing Race on May 31st from 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.!

Teams of four will follow clues and complete challenges on campus with the goal of winning the Amazing Race U of L!

The race coincides with the May 31st Halfway Celebration.

Extra points!

If the fun of racing isn't enough to entice you, ALL participants will get 25,000 points just for trying. The top three teams will win the following amount of points (per person on team):

3rd- 50,000
2nd- 75,000
1st- 100,000

NOTE: The Calgary campus will also be running an on-campus race to win more team points as well!

Get your team of four together and email wellness@uleth.ca to register. The amount of teams permitted to race is limited, so register right away!

Heart Smart is an initiative to encourage wellness and increased physical activity among staff and faculty at the University of Lethbridge.

You can count the steps from your car in the parking lot to your office.  The Physical Activity Guidelines indicate that adults should accumulate at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous aerobic physical activity per week in bouts of 10 minutes or more (including brisk walking!)  So let’s get moving!    

Earn 10,000 bonus pointsby telling us how YOU Stay Well at the U of L. Submit a photo of something you do to maintain your physical and/or mental well-being to wellness@uleth.ca . Please note your photo and info will be displayed on the Wellness website and/or Social Media.   

Early bird registration open April 21 Heart Smart Race Through Time