Graduate & Professional Student Fitness Competition

Join the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG), Office of the Provost – Graduate Studies, and Campus Recreation for a fitness competition just for graduate & professional students!

2022 Competition

The 2022 competition will run from Wednesday, March 23-Tuesday, April 5.

Competition Overview: Learn more about the 2022 Competition

Prize Offerings: Check out the list of available prizes!

Activity Conversion Chart: Use this conversion chart to determine the number of steps for activities other than walking.

Watch the 2022 Leaderboard

People's Choice Winner

CIRQUE DE SORE LEGS (Adrian Bermudez, Julia Corbin, Vivian Dang, and Vina Tran)

Social Winners

Aileen Chou and Jason Lucarelli

Personal Training Sessions from Campus Recreation

Kayla Adornetto and Isabella Colletti

Week 2 Winners

Individual Winner: Amanda Koloskee 

Team Overall Winner: STEPTHOSCOPES (Katie Kniess, Stephanie Shain, Naomi Blackburn, Lauren Repak) — 771,317 steps

Week 1 Winners

Individual Winner: Vivian Dang — 212,043 steps

Team Overall Winner: STEPTHOSCOPES (Katie Kniess, Stephanie Shain, Naomi Blackburn, Lauren Repak) —568.630 steps

Competition Details


  • Teams of four
  • Individual registrants will be paired to create teams of four
  • Registration closes March 21, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST
  • Weekly and grand prize winners will be determined by weekly step count, which will be submitted via a tracking form by each individual on a weekly basis
  • Tracking device not necessary. An exercise conversion chart will be provided to all participants and can be used for anyone unable to track or complete steps. For additional accommodations, email Kevin Sciullo.


  • Two weeks: Wednesday, March 23–Tuesday, April 5, 2022
  • The winning team will be announced on Friday, April 8, 2022


  • Every individual will submit step counts via a tracking form each Tuesday during the competition period
  • Team step counts will be updated weekly and can be checked via the Leaderboard above


Here’s what you can win! Apple Watch, Fitbit, AirPods or Beats, Electronic Gift Cards, Ninja Blender, Wellness Consultation + Personal Training sessions with Campus Rec, and MORE! (View detailed Prize Offerings list.)

  • Weekly prizes for most team steps
  • Weekly prizes for most individual steps
  • Weekly prizes for sharing on Twitter
  • People’s Choice: Best Team Name (a Pitt community vote will be conducted)
  • Overall Grand Prize for team with the most competition steps

Register by 11:59 p.m. on March 21, 2022, to be paired with a team. Additional details about the competition and helpful resources will be emailed upon registration.

Register Today

All questions can be directed to Kevin Sciullo