Spend More Time Outdoors - Take the 30x30 Challenge

walking group 30x30
August 28, 2013

Did you know that the EPA estimates that most Americans spend 90% of their time indoors? Join the movement to get outside by taking the 30x30 Challenge, sponsored by Penn's Green Campus Partnership. Participants pledge to spend 30 minutes each day for 30 days in the outdoors.

30x30 Challenge    September 15 -- October 14

That's 30 minutes...out in nature...each day...for 30 days.

How to Participate

  1. Sign up -- send an email to Andrea Kreiner, Green Campus Partnership Sustainability Consultant,, with your name, office, building and contact information
  2. Encourage your friends and coworkers to sign up, too
  3. Make note of what you did each day and how it made you feel (just a word or two: happy, relaxed, tired)
  4. Join in a group activity -- there will be at least one scheduled every week


30x30 Group Activities -- Mark Your Calendar

Wed., Sept. 18, 12 noon Walk along the Schuylkill Meet at 3101 Walnut Street (outside the elevator to FRES office)
Tues., Sept 24, 12 noon Bring Your Own Lunch Shoemaker Green
Wed., Oct 2, 12 noon Walk to The Woodlands Meet at Ben on the Bench statue on Locust Walk
Thurs., Oct 10, 12 noon 30 minute RUN along the Schuylkill Meet at 3101 Walnut Street (outside the elevator to FRES office)

For more information, ask your school or center's Eco-Rep, or email



Penn was presented with the Office Depot Special Recognition Award for the University’s sustainable purchasing practices in 2013.

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