Fit for the Frontlines to benefit Howard County General Hospital

Sat January 1 - Mon January 31, 2022 Columbia, MD 21044 US
Only 22 minutes per day!

700 minutes (I'm getting fit for HCGH's 700 nurses!)

$30 Registration ends January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EST
Only 35 minutes per day!

1000 minutes (I'm getting fit for HCGH's 1,000 physicians!)

$30 Registration ends January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EST
Only 58 minutes per day!

1800 minutes (I'm getting fit for HCGH's 1,800 staff!)

$30 Registration ends January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

Here at Howard County General Hospital, we are STILL serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Your support of the Fit for the Frontlines virtual activity challenge benefits HCGH and our dedicated nurses. We are grateful to every one of our participants, donors, and sponsors!


Track your movement each day - any exercise counts! Go for a jog, walk your dog, take a virtual yoga class, or hit the playground with your kids. Choose a goal of 700, 1000, or 1800 total minutes of activity for the 31 day challenge period. Activity minutes may be submitted any time between January 1, 2022 and January 31, 2022 via your runsignup account. Prizes will be awarded to the individual(s) and team(s) with the most activity minutes.


Long sleeve challenge shirt  |  Activity classes and facility memberships provided by our Activity Sponsors  |  Post-race party & awards at the ColorBurst Ice Rink in downtown Columbia*


From our tiniest patients in the level III+ NICU to our aging parents and grandparents, Howard County General Hospital is here when you need us, providing compassionate care for you and your family. As a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, HCGH translates world-class research and delivers expert care right here in Howard County. Now more than ever, as we continue to serve on the front lines of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, we need your support to fund critical initiatives. 

*This outdoor event will be held in accordance with all COVID-19 restrictions.

Discounts: Howard County General Hospital employees and health care workers are eligible for discounted registration. Please contact Emily to confirm your discount:


Activity Sponsors

Earn your activity minutes through a variety of opportunities offered by local facilities. Activities are complimentary and require no commitment to the provider. All facilities operate in accordance with state and local COVID-19 guidelines. Thank you to all of our activity sponsors!

Activity Sponsors:

  • Columbia Association
    participants receive a 30-day family Fit & Play membership including access to 3 fitness clubs, tennis, ice rink, swim center and more
  • The Y in Central Maryland
    participants receive a 30-day membership, including live and virtual classes, rock climbing, and more *must register at Ellicott City location, includes access to all Y of Central MD locations
  • F45 Columbia
    participants receive a 14-day membership
  • Feet First Columbia
    participants may join weekly group fun runs, and receive 10% off in-store purchases
  • FIT4MOM Howard County participants receive two weeks of outdoor classes, Jan. 10-24
  • Yoga Six Columbia
    participants receive four yoga classes 

Interested in becoming an activity sponsor? Contact Emily Shreve at or 410.720.8706


Lifeline Sponsors
Sustaining Sponsors
Helping Hands Sponsors
Activity Sponsors
Challenge Contact Info

If you have any questions about this challenge, click the button below.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships are available, and benefits include challenge registrations, your logo or name on challenge shirts and website, and more! For more information and to become a sponsor, contact Diane Stulman at or 410.913.7473.

100% of event proceeds benefit Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. 

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