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STEP, CYCLE, SWING for Student Scholarships

STEP, CYCLE, SWING for Student Scholarships will take place June 21-July 31, 2024, kicking off Friday morning of IPA Annual Meeting!

Step Up for Students, an additional one-day step count competition, will occur on Saturday, July 27.

How Does It Work?

MARCH Registration Opens
Sign up to participate with a $75 donation to the IPA Foundation.
Pharmacy technicians can register for $35, and students can register for just $20! Register before May 1 to guarantee you receive your desired t-shirt size.
JUNE T-Shirts Mailed
Receive a newly designed (and SUPER soft) t-shirt for this year’s fundraiser.
Pick your t-shirt up early if you attend IPA Annual Meeting!
Wearing your t-shirt, get active and post a picture on social media with the hashtags #IPAforStudentScholarships and #StepCycleSwing. Each post
June 21-July 31 is an entry in a drawing for a Visa gift card!
JULY 27 Step Up for Students
Participate in an additional one-day fundraising event! ​Pharmacists are paired with a student pharmacist and pledge to donate $0.01 for each step taken by their sponsored student during the 24-hour period. Prizes will be awarded to the team with the highest step total! 
AUGUST 1 – Impact & Winners Announced
Total money raised for student scholarships and winners of both contests will be announced on social media.

Step Up for Students (Saturday, July 27)

For those who wish to make an even bigger impact, IPA will host a one-day Step Up for Students contest on July 27, 2024. Pharmacists and student pharmacists can sign up to participate when making their donation for STEP, CYCLE, SWING.

Pharmacists are paired with a student pharmacist and pledge to donate $0.01 for each step taken by their sponsored student over a 24-hour period from 6:00 AM Saturday, July 27 to 6:00 AM Sunday, July 28 (up to 20,000 total steps). Step counts must be submitted via Google Forms by midnight on the 28th.

Average Steps for 60 minutes of Physical Activity

Donation at $0.01 Per Step

Walking, 3mph 6,000 steps $60.00
Running, 10-minute mile 13,320 steps $133.20
Bicycling, 13 mph 10,680 steps $106.80
Golfing, riding in cart 4,680 steps $46.80
Kayaking 9,120 steps $91.20
Swimming, moderate 12,720 steps $127.20
Yoga 6,660 steps $66.60
Averages calculated by

Thank You Sponsors

Add your company’s logo to our 2024 t-shirt! See our Annual Meeting Sponsorship Prospectus (Page 3).