Trek Up the Tower Presented by WELLCOM | February 17, 2018

Award Categories

Trek Up the Tower Award Categories

First and foremost, Trek Up the Tower is about enjoying fitness in a fun way!

We know you work hard and we want to help you celebrate your accomplishment. All finishers will receive a commemorative medal on the 40th floor.

For participants looking for a more competitive environment, we offer a variety of awards in age, gender and team categories.

Celebrate in Style: Award Medals

All participants who reach the 40th Floor will receive a commemorative medal and participant towel at the top of the First National Tower. (T-shirts are distributed at the Post Party in the Wintergarden.)

Prizes

For those looking to make their mark in stair-climbing history, cash awards will be presented in the following individual categories:

  • Top Three Male and Female finishers overall

  • Male and Female “Masters” prize for the Top Male and Top Female over the age of 40

  • New this year! Top individual with the fastest combined time (for all eight trips) in the Neil Legstrong Vertical Mile Challenge

Age Categories for Certificates

Certificates will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each age category:

  • 18-24

  • 25-29

  • 30-34

  • 35-39

  • 40-44

  • 45-49

  • 50-54

  • 55-59

  • 60-64

  • 65-69

  • 70 and Over

Verbal Recognition

Individuals who make the Trek multiple times will be verbally recognized at the event and listed on the website.

Winners of the different categories will be posted and announced once the final participant has completed the race at approximately 11:00 a.m. Join us at the Post Party in the Wintergarden.

Corporate Team Challenge

Recognizing that our Corporate Teams love a little challenge, we will present the Corporate Team Champion Awards at WELLCOM’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Awards Luncheon.

There are two Corporate Team Categories:

Corporate Team Small Business (1 to 100 Employees)

The best average time of the top four finishers, (two participants must be of the opposite sex) of each team will determine the winners in the team category. To win the Corporate Team Small Business category, the top four (4) qualifying times must be from paid employees of the business.

Corporate Team Large Business (101 plus Employees)

The best average time of the top six finishers, (three participants must be of the opposite sex) of each team will determine the winners in the team category. To win the Corporate Team Large business category, the top six (6) qualifying times must be from paid employees of the business.

2018 Post Party

Join us for food, music and vendors in the Wintergarden area of the First National Tower Lobby.

  • Celebrate with fellow Trekkers

  • Chat with exhibitors at our vendor fair

  • Pick up your event T-shirt

  • Enjoy refreshments and music

  • Snag a photo with your shiny new medal!

Winners of the different categories will be posted and announced once the final participant has completed the race at approximately 11:00 a.m.

2017 OVERALL CHAMPIONS

Men: Ivan Marsh (4:35)
Women: Elisha Turek (5:50)

2017 MASTER CHAMPIONS

Mens: Chris Aarhus (5:26)
Womens: Jennifer Lienemann (6:42)

2017 MULTIPLE TREKKERS

Individuals who made multiple climbs
Ned Greene, 14 Treks
Andy Hanson, 10 Treks
Jon-David Heilman, 5 Treks
Marilyn Guss, 3 Treks

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