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  1. Michelle Haag's Avatar

    Are you participating in the Thanksgiving Day Activity challenge?

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and with the promise of a plethora of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and uncomfortable family dinner conversation (caught ya off guard with that one, didn't I? STAY ON YOUR TOES. THANKSGIVING IS A BATTLEFIELD OF TABLE POLITICS AND AWKWARD TOPICAL SMALL TALK), you're more than guaranteed to eat to much and potentially hate yourself afterwards.

    Apple has recognized that Thanksgiving isn't normally the time most people want to get up and work out, so for those who
    Activity Challenge:
    This Thanksgiving Day, November 24th, earn a special achievement by completing a walk, run or wheelchair workout of at least 5K (3.1 mi). Once you complete your 5k, you'll get a super special medal and the knowledge of knowing that you're better than 84% of other people who stuffed their face with, well, stuffing.

    CONTEST: Because iMore loves some good ol' fashioned competition, we've decided to up the ante a bit and offer 5 $50 Apple gift cards (or iMore Store gift cards for our international readers!) to 5 awesome people who participated in the Thanksgiving Day Activity challenge!

    All you have to do is Tweet us, post on this thread, or tag us on Instagram to prove that you actually completed the challenge and you'll be automatically entered in a raffle to win one of 5 $50 gift cards. Pretty awesome, hey?
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    11-21-2016 02:25 PM
  2. nisharg's Avatar
    Yes I am ready to face challenges
    11-21-2016 07:16 PM
  3. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    11-21-2016 08:18 PM
  4. Bla1ze's Avatar
    Awesome. Good luck to all! Don't slip into any turkey comas.
    11-22-2016 09:09 AM
  5. pescokid's Avatar
    Preparing to run the Flying Feather 4-Miler on T-day here in Columbus, OH.
    11-22-2016 11:46 AM
  6. James Falconer's Avatar
    Good luck everyone!!!
    11-22-2016 01:53 PM
  7. JeanineT's Avatar
    I'm up for that
    11-22-2016 03:47 PM
  8. chloe belluscio's Avatar
    good luck everyone
    11-23-2016 01:09 AM
  9. firedept10's Avatar
    Looking forward to this.
    11-23-2016 04:09 AM
  10. JeanineT's Avatar
    I am all about some physical fitness
    11-23-2016 07:16 AM
  11. JeanineT's Avatar
    I'm ready for my challenge & some turkey
    11-24-2016 07:00 AM
  12. farb12's Avatar
    Got mine in early this morning! Let the feast begin!!!
    11-24-2016 08:08 AM
  13. lepetitoiseau's Avatar
    Darn. If only I had a good activity tracker... And the will power to actually go exercise outside.
    11-24-2016 08:24 AM
  14. nisharg's Avatar
    I want nothing I want iPhone 7
    11-24-2016 08:55 AM
  15. mamilo1's Avatar
    I did my run this morning. Don't have an Apple Watch but I did bring along my iPhone and used the Nike+ Run Club app to track my run which is also synced to the Health app. I don't know where to look for this achievement. Help is appreciated. Thanks!

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    11-24-2016 10:14 AM
  16. James Falconer's Avatar
    Hmmm actually not sure, but good on ya for completing the challenge!! Pop open the health app and see what you can find?
    11-24-2016 10:16 AM
  17. James Falconer's Avatar
    I'm ready for my challenge & some turkey
    It's all about breaking even today! Good workout, then turkey, stuffing, gravy.... oh yeah.
    11-24-2016 10:17 AM
  18. joshdn's Avatar
    Started a walk and then my fully apple watch (series 0) died... had to charge it and go out and start again....
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    11-24-2016 10:41 AM
  19. mamilo1's Avatar
    Started a walk and then my fully apple watch (series 0) died... had to charge it and go out and start again....
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    How do you look up the achievements?
    11-24-2016 10:57 AM
  20. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    Finished my run initially and the app I used (mapmyrun) recorded the workout in the health app but I didn't get credit for the challenge. So I had to use the workout app on the watch and run again. So over 6 miles today, lol
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    11-24-2016 11:50 AM
  21. aforkosh's Avatar
    11-24-2016 12:10 PM
  22. wesee's Avatar
    Had to do it twice too. NRC didn't trigger the achievement. So 10K in the snow.
    Now the IOS app gives an error when I try to upload the photo. Tweet completed. Good luck everyone, and Happy Thanksgiving 🦃
    11-24-2016 12:24 PM
  23. groy22799's Avatar
    Happy Thanksgiving, all!!
    11-24-2016 01:14 PM
  24. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    Anyone else having issues with the thanksgiving badge? I completed a 3.1 mile indoor walk and didn't get the badge, I'll have to do it again later tonight then, or just keep it running all day.

    EDIT: Second attempt got it

    Last edited by metllicamilitia; 11-24-2016 at 10:00 PM.
    11-24-2016 02:14 PM
  25. shavuot's Avatar
    I got mine 30 minutes ago i hope to win one of the gift cards
    11-24-2016 02:16 PM
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