Walking Scavenger Hunt

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Walking Savenger Hunt logo

Join in on the hunt! The liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt is a summer-long (May 1 - August 31), self-paced walking program inspired by landmarks around the University of Iowa campus. Get out, explore, and stay active, all while earning points toward great prizes!

What is the liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt?

The liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt is a nine-destination walking scavenger hunt inspired by the landmarks around the University of Iowa campus. This program is completely self-paced and a fun way to stay active, enjoy the outdoors, and explore the University of Iowa campus all while earning points toward prizes! Each destination has a Bonus Code associated with it. Visit My Health and Wellness on Employee Self-Service to submit the Bonus Code and earn 50 liveWELL points for each destination.

Who can participate in the liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt?

The liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt is for everyone! Only University of Iowa Faculty and Staff, in 50% or greater, regular positions are eligible to earn liveWELL points to use in the Wellness Store, but you’re encouraged to invite family, friends, or coworkers to join you on your adventures.

Why participate in this program?

The liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt is a great, fun way to stay active and improve your health while exploring parts of the University of Iowa’s campus you may not be familiar with. By participating in this program, you earn liveWELL points to use for prizes in the Wellness Store.

How to get involved?

It’s easy to become a participant. Simply walk to a destination, find the answer to the Bonus Code Question and then visit My Health & Wellness in Employee Self-Service and enter Bonus Code answers!

Destinations and Bonus Code Questions

Below are the nine destinations to seek out across campus and their associated Bonus Code question. Find the answer to each question and submit it on My Health and Wellness in Employee Self-Service for 50 liveWELL points. A total of 450 liveWELL points are eligible to earn if you complete all Bonus Code Questions.

SMILE! Enter a monthly drawing for 1,000 liveWELL points by sending pictures with the art highlighted in the Walking Scavenger Hunt to livewell@uiowa.eduPictures will be posted on liveWELL social media pages.
 

EAST CAMPUS

1. Diapason, located in Voxman Music Building

Bonus Question: How many pianos are located underneath the structure?

2. Cowboy Mural, located in the alley between Pepperjax Grill and MidwestOne Bank.

Bonus Code Question: How many cowboys are featured in this mural?

3. Giganto, located in Macbride Hall. (Hint: Giganto is not located within the Iowa Natural History Museum space.)

Bonus Code Question: What’s the last name of the UI paleoanthropologist that recreated Giganto?

4. Convergence, located in Seamans Center.

Bonus Code Question: On what floor can you get closest to this sculpture? (As if you were going to touch it...but don't actually touch it!)

5. Untitled, located outside Catlett Residence Hall.

Bonus Code Question: What is the last name of the artist whose art is featured on this walkway?

WEST CAMPUS

6. Stone Motorcycles, located in front of the Visual Arts Building.

Bonus Code Question: How many of these stone structures are placed in front of the building?

7. Anonymous Creature, located in Hancher Auditorium.

Bonus Code Question: What direction (north, south, east, or west) is this sculpture facing?

8. The State of Iowa Sculpture, located within the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics in the main entrance near Concierge Services Desk.

Bonus Code Question: What is the primary material used to create this sculpture?

9. The Hawk, located beyond the outfield of Duane Banks Field Baseball Field.

Bonus Code Question: What is the nickname of the person of whom this sculpture honors?