Gear up for wellness

Healthy Me - a six-week long wellness challenge

Mille Lacs Health System invites you to start thinking about getting healthy this summer by participating in the Healthy Me wellness event.

The event will be a six-week long wellness challenge, where you can track your exercise and healthy eating on a daily log, and earn points toward incentive awards that will be given at the end of the event.

The event will kick off on July 11 with our co-sponsorship of the Isle Fun Run/Walk. You can earn 200 points right out of the gate if you participate in the run. Beginning July 13, you can sign up online by visiting our website, and look for the Healthy Me logo. You must give an email address.

You may also sign up by visiting one of our clinics. At each clinic, in a brochure rack, there will be sign-up sheets. Sign up there, and go to the Admissions desk to give them your registration sheet, and pick up your free pedometer and packet of registration materials and your log book. (Make sure you get enough log books and pedometers if you are registering more than one person in your family.) And we encourage you to use your own exercise tracking devices to help motivate you while you’re on your healthy living journey!

Then, keep your log books and track your daily healthy activities. At the end of the six week period, (the week of Sept. 8) visit one of our clinics on the designated days we will be giving out incentive awards and you can earn a tee shirt, a water bottle or soup cup, and a duffle bag, based on the total # of points you have accumulated. You will need your log book to pick up your awards, and you must be registered by Aug. 16 to earn awards. (Registration ends Aug 16.)

We will send out weekly emails with reminders, helpful articles, and dates/times/locations of pick-ups for incentive rewards.

Look for articles in the local newspaper, and watch for more info here on our website!

Looking to register for the Fun Run? Contact Tom at millelacsfunrun@hotmail.com

Questions? Call 320-532-2608 or 320-532-2841