Be Active CPP Step Challenge

Hey Broncos, do you need that extra bit of encouragement to be active and get outside?

Stay active in the virtual environment by competing individually or in teams of 3-5 to earn the most steps each week. There will be various awards, mileage markers, and prizes. Submit your weekly steps (Monday – Sunday) by the following Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. of each week.

Recommended Step Counter Apps

  1. FitBit: Free. No watch required for app.
  2. Apple Health: Free. Built into iOS.
  3. Pacer: Free. Active time, mileage, calories burned
  4. Google Fit: Free. Developed specifically for Android.
  5. My Fitness Pal: Free. Pairs well with meal prep function of site.
  6. Map My Walk: Free. Tracks route on map.
  7. Steps App: Free. Easy to use interface on Apple (per website)
  8. Activity Tracker: Free. Useful for data analysis (activity by day, hour, type, etc.)

FAQs

Who is eligible to participate in the Be Active CPP Step Challenge?

The CPP campus community is eligible to participate.

How do I register to participate?

Register in the Be Active CPP Step Challenge Program on ASI Portal

How much does it cost to participate in the Be Active CPP Step Challenge?

It is free for students and $5 for non-students.

Can I participate both solo and on a team?

Yes! You can register for both options.

How do I submit my weekly steps?

Submit your weekly steps (Monday- Sunday) by the following Tuesday at 11:59 pm of each week.

What if I forget to submit my steps for the week?

If you don’t submit your steps for the week by the deadline, then you won’t earn any steps for that week.

Who am I competing against each week?

There aren’t any direct match ups, however each week your team is aiming to earn as many steps as possible.

What activities can I do to earn steps?

You can stay active through your favorite activity—whether that’s hiking, walking, running, cycling, etc.

How will everyone’s steps be verified as accurate?

All participants will submit screenshots of their step tracking app or pedometer to verify their step count.

Local Trails

LA County Parks

Serving all Angelinos, LA County Parks and recreational areas are reopening some amenities with safety requirements in place. Hosting Parks, Nature Centers, lakes, and trails, there are activities for just about everyone to enjoy.

Official Website: LA County Parks

Angeles National Forest

Serving the 10 million residents of the Los Angeles basin, Angeles National Forest along with the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument offer a vast amount of recreational opportunities close to campus. This steep mountain environment holds immense beauty and opportunities for both personal challenge and relaxation.

Official Website: Angeles National Forest

Michael D. Antonovich Trail — San Dimas, CA

A Local Trail to CPP, The Antonovich Trail is a great place to get those steps in! This 3.9-mile trail is rated as moderately difficult as it descends into a canyon that follows a steam.

Activities: Walking, Cycling, Horseback Riding, and Dog walking on Leash

Official Website: Antonovich Trail

Google Maps location: Antonovich Trail – Google Maps

Hours & Fees: Parking and entry is free. Small parking lot only.

Special notes: The Antonovich trail is a popular trail that has experienced a large amount of visitation since trails reopened on May 9, 2020. If the San Dimas Avenue Trailhead parking lot is full, do not park along the street. It’s recommended that you park at the Valley Center Staging Area (1100 S. Valley Center Avenue, San Dimas, CA 91773) where you can find ample amount of parking and shade alongside Walnut Creek.

Phillips Ranch Park

This local urban walking trail makes it easy to get out!

Activities: Walking, Dog walking on leash

Official Website: Phillips Ranch Park

Google Maps location: Phillips Ranch Park – Google Maps

Hours & Fees: No fees. Mon., Tues., Thur., Fri. from 2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. & Wednesdays from 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Claremont Wilderness Loop

Enjoy the beautiful foothills of the Claremont hills via a loop 5 miles loop hike. These steep but generally wide dirt path boasts multi use for a variety of different recreational users. This trail shares it’s highest point with a beautiful view of great LA area from under a shade structure. For your convenience, restrooms and trash cans can be found along the trail. Be advised there are multiple other trails that connect to this loop hike as well for additional exploration.

Activities: Walking, Cycling, Horseback Riding, and Dog walking on Leash

Official Website: Claremont Wilderness Loop

Google Maps location: Claremont Hills Wilderness Park – Google Maps

Hours & Fees: Single use four hour parking permit available at kiosk in Southern and Northern parking lots. Saturdays and Sundays open at 10:00 am for $7.00. All other days and times for $5.00.

Park Hours
August: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
September: 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
October: 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
November: 6 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Special notes: Visitors in violation of the hours or absence of parking permit subject to a citation. Be aware of possible hazards including bears, rattlesnakes, coyotes, bobcats, mountain lions, bees, and poison oak.

Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park

Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park hosts a wide variety of recreational activities just minutes away from the CPP Campus. Enjoy the 9.5-mile trail that circumnavigates Puddingstone Reservoir or make your way to the swim beach for a day in the water.

Activities: Walking, Swimming, Boating, Cycling, Horseback Riding, and Dog walking on Leash

Official Website: Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park

Google Maps location: Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park – Google Maps

Hours & Fees: Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park – Fees and Rules

Special notes: This park is open every day of the year (besides Christmas day) and opens at sunset for your enjoyment. There is an entry fee for vehicle entry but if walk or ride into park, entry is free.