The University of New Mexico’s Employee Health Promotion 9EHP) hosts the second Annual Stadium Stair Challenge on Saturday, April 29.

The Stadium Challenge is a timed event. Prizes will be awarded for various categories. View the course schedule here.

Register for the event to receive a Dri-fit t-shirt and a tote bag.

The EHP is offering a seven-week course for those who don’t feel ready for the challenge. The cost is $80, and is tuition remission eligible. For participants who only sign up for the challenge, the cost is $40 and is not tuition remission eligible

EHP’s Reed Vawter, registered dietitian, will instruct you on how to Fuel For Your Fitness by guiding you to make mindful food choices that will give you energy, improve recovery time, and maximize exercise performance as well as hydration tips.

EHP’s Lauren Lewis will train you on how to properly climb the stairs, tips on preventing injury, and provide a program to follow on the other days of the week to push you to preform your best.

And new this year, Michelle Ritter will lead a yoga session on the Wednesday prior to race day to help you stretch and focus on the challenge ahead.

Each class will be held on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. at Johnson Center and UNM stadium.

The schedule is as follows or visit Training Schedule:

  • March 29, April 5, April 12, April 19, April 26, April 29 – Training Classes
  • April 26 – Rest and Recovery Yoga Session with Michelle Ritter.
  • April 29 – Race Day.

To register or for more information, visit Stadium Stair Challenge 2017.