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Fitness Programs | University of Detroit Mercy Recreation

Throughout each calendar year, University Recreation will host fitness programming to get people active. Prizes are available with most programs.


Resolution Ramp Up: Get a leg up on your New Year's Resolution by being active and earning raffle tickets for various activities including fitness classes and intramural sports.


Detroit Mercy Biggest Loser: A weight-loss competition for the Detroit Mercy community. (Cash Prizes)
1st Place (No Picture Available) - Ana Janic, Shari Lambert, and Patrick Weber

2nd Place - Phat Ops (David Vandelinder, Gay Vivier, Rodney Warren, and Bernie Olsen)
2nd Place

3rd Place - Essence Gresham, Robiane Banks, and Jay Patel
3rd Place


Resolution Reboot: A push to keep fitness resolutions alive, with a prize presented at De-Stress Fest to the winner. (Spring 2017: Bluedio Bluetooth Headphones)

Student Winner - Christopher Clark

Staff/Faculty Winner - Barraka Baber


Summer Burn: Triathlon-style exercise competition with prizes available for multiple areas.
The 2017 Summer Burn kicks off on May 15th and runs through July 27th. Run 26.2 miles, (stationary) bike 112 miles, and row 10,000 meters in an effort to win money! This is a free event!


Barraka Baber (188 points), Chris Clark (154 points), Delanda Dixon (145 points)

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