Entries by Ben


Introducing Pacer Rabbit

As I mentioned on Facebook yesterday, we hired a Pacer Rabbit. He’s a mix between Peter Rabbit and the White Rabbit. He’s a spry, high-stepping fellow that will help set the pace of your walking competitions. He shows up on the first day of your competition and walks along with you — checking his watch […]


Wellness Programs provide big ROI – says Harvard Business Review study

A 2010 Harvard Business Review Article had some astounding things to say about  the ‘hard return’ of wellness programs. Their conclusion? Wellness program provide a terrific return on investment. “…a comprehensive, strategically designed investment in employees’ social, mental, and physical health pays off. J&J’s leaders estimate that wellness programs have cumulatively saved the company $250 […]

New initiative for Walk Friendly Communities

Hey – great news from the Federal Highway Administration, of all places. They’re starting a new initiative to encourage towns and cities to recommit to putting walkability as  a high priority. The program will  “evaluate community walkability and pedestrian safety through questions related to engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement, evaluation and planning.” “The Walk Friendly Communities […]

Vote for us at the SheKnows website awards

We were nominated in the best Fitness site category for the SheKnows Parenting Awards. If you’re so inclined, we’d be honored if you placed a vote for us. (It appears you need to register there to vote, then click on the Fitness category). If you use SheKnows, I’d be curious to hear your thoughts. Thanks! And […]