Wellness Challenges at Sourcegraph

Sourcegraph deeply cares about our teammates’ wellness and health. The people team will launch a new wellness challenge each quarter. The challenges will be well rounded from fitness, cooking, and mental health focused programs.

Current challenge(s):

Picture Challenge:

What: A photo challenge will run in . There will be three challenges that each run for 1 week and have a specific photo category.

When: The challenge begins March 18th. People Team will share submission/voting timelines in #announce-people-talent-team #1: Best view (city or nature) 🤩 #2: Pets/Animals 🐶 🐱 #3: Hobbies

Who: Any Sourcegraph teammate is eligible to participate!

Winners & Prizes: There will be 1 winner per challenge and then a grand prize winner!

  • Best view (city or nature): 🏅Prize: Any pair of walking shoes up to $200 & Amazon gift card $200

  • Pets/Animals Prize 🏅: Pet subscription box or pet related item up to $400

  • Hobbies Prize 🏅: TBD

  • Grand prize 🏆: Canon Powershot Sx740 Digital Camera

How: People Ops will announce each category and details in the @annouce-people-talent channel.

  • During each submission window teammate’s can enter 1 photo
  • Share your photo in #sourcegram
  • In the 🧵tag Kemper Hamilton to ensure it’s counted as a submission
  • People-Ops will announce the final day for submission and when the voting window will open
  • People-Ops will create a voting message with a 🧵of all eligible photos for teammates to vote for their favorite photo 📸

Rules:

  • The photo must be taken within the submission window. It cannot be a previously taken photo
  • You can only submit 1 photo per challenge. Pick your favorite photo to share!
  • It must follow the general category for the challenge
  • If you have friends/family in the photo please be sure they’re okay with you sharing it company-wide

Note: all prizes purchased are paid for by United Healthcare as one of our benefit perks 😀

Past Challenges:

Quarterly walking challenge:

What: Weekly steps challenge that will run in . You will track your steps daily and submit your totals distance walked at the end of each week (Sunday through Sunday).

When: The challenge begins 13th of November and ends 31st of January.

Who: Any Sourcegraph teammate is eligible to participate!

Winners & Prizes: There will be 12 winners per challenge.

  1. There will be a weekly winner (11) for total distance walked/ran each week. The prizes will vary each week, but will be worth a minimum of $50 USD.
  2. There will be a grand prize winners for the total distance walked/run in the quarter

How: Submit this form weekly. Your submission must include a picture of one of the following:

  1. Screenshot of your completed distance per day. Dates of the week need to be present on the screen (apple watching, fitbit, etc.)
  2. Screenshot of your completed distance for the week. Dates need to be present on the screen/picture.

🗓️Rules:

  • Starting Monday November 20th, you’ll submit this google form for the distance walked for the week of the 13th. You’ll continue to log your steps via the google form each monday for the previous week.
  • Note: distance can be submitted by steps, miles, or kilometers. All entries will be converted into steps (conversation: 1 Mile = 2,000 steps /1 Kilometer = 1,350 steps).
  • 🏅We will announce the weekly winner each Tuesday in #announcement-people-talent-team
  • You can only win 3 weekly prizes during the duration of the 11.5 weeks. If you have already won the 3 weekly prizes you will still be eligible for the grand prize, but weekly prize(s) will go to the second place winner.

Distance tracking tools: you can choose what works best for you, but here are some recommendations

  • Fitbit
  • Apple watch
  • Google Maps
  • Pedometer
  • Your phone

🏆Winners & Prizes: This challenge has a weekly winner & grand prize winner

  • Weekly winner: the teammate who walks the furthest distance per week will win a prize. We will announce the weekly winner each Tuesday in#announcement-people-talent-team
  • winner: the teammate who walks the most distance across all 11.5 weeks in will win a grand prize - stay tuned on the grand prize announcement! It’ll be good!

Note: all prizes purchased are paid for by United Healthcare as one of our benefit perks 😀