How does the Step Challenge Work?

A smart device such as a Fit Bit, smart phone, etc, is required in order to track your steps. Prior to the Challenge, registrants will receive an email explaining how to download and use the app. Participants can plot their own course, or use one of the courses below. All steps taken from 12:01 am on Sept. 12th through 11:59 on Sept. 20th, can be counted by the app.


Swag Bag Pickup:

$25 per person

Packets may be picked up at various stores and restaurants around the village. An event T-shirt designed by our T-shirt contest winner will be included, as well as other fun giveaways and recognition for participating. Pick up from any of the following:

Sat, 9/12      9 am-1 pm Ace Hardware, 1560 Waukegan Rd

Sun, 9/13:    9-11 am, Community Park West 1001 Zenith Dr.;    12-4 pm, Culver's, 1727 Waukegan Rd.

Mon, 9/14:   9-11 am, Gallery Park, 2001 Patriot Blvd;                11 am-1 pm, Blended Health & Smoothie Bar, 950 Harlem Ave

Mon, 9/14:   5-6:30 pm John's Garage 1800 Tower Drive

Tue, 9/15:    9-11 am, Richardson Park, 1950 Westleigh Dr;        4:30-7:30 pm, Your Pie, 2085 Tower Dr.

Wed, 9/16:   9-11 am Jackman Park, 1930 Prairie;                      4:30-6:30 pm, Coarse Italian, 800 Shermer Rd

Thur, 9/17:   9-11 am, Johns Park, 2101 Central Ave;                  4:30-6:00 pm, Noodles & Company, 1851 Tower Dr

Fri, 9/18:      9-11 am, Roosevelt Park, 2200 Grove St

Sat, 9/19:     9-11 am, Ace Hardware, 1560 Waukegan Rd, and Glenbrook South High School, 4000 West Lake Ave


Participants that achieve 90,000 step or more over the 9 day event, will be eligible for prizes. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be awarded in two categories: ages 17 and below and ages 18 and above. A few of the awesome prizes include restaurant and business gift certificates, a golf pass, pool pass and many more!


Participants can pickup 500 bonus steps by stopping at any of the following locations and scanning their QR code. Limit once a day per location, but visit as many as you like in a day!

  • Ace Hardware, 1560 Waukegan Rd, Glenview​

  • Blended Health & Smoothie Bar, 950 Harlem Ave, Glenview

  • Culvers, 1727 Waukegan Rd, Glenview

  • Farmer's Insurance, 3633 W. Lake Ave, Glenview

  • John's Garage,1800 Tower Dr, Glenview

  • Michna Law Group, 3100 Dundee Rd, Northbrook

  • Coarse Italian, 800 Shermer Rd, Glenview, IL 60025

  • Your Pie, 2085 Tower Dr, Glenview

  • Noodles & Company, 1851 Tower Dr., Glenview

  • Blue Star Recyclers, Their van will roam all the sites above. Try your luck at hitting this moving target!

  • Secret Location - Participants will receive clues by email during the event.

Participating Restaurants:

Whether or not you are enrolled in the step challenge, you can help your community by frequenting the following restaurants on the dates/times noted below. A percentage of sales will be donated to Rotary Club of Glenview Sunrise, when you say "Hero Hustle."


Culver's                                         Sun, 9/13                  12-8 pm

Blended Health & Smoothie Bar   Mon-Wed, 9/14-16     8 am-6 pm

John's Garage                              Mon, 9/14                  11 am-8 pm

Your Pie                                        Tue, 9/15                    4:30-7:30 pm

Your Pie                                        Wed, 9/16                 11 am-8 pm (order online at and use Hero20% code)

Coarse Italian                               Wed, 9/16                  4:30-8 pm

Noodles & Company                    Thurs, 9/17                4-8 pm     (also online orders using "Giving20" code)

Your Pie                                        Thurs-Sun,                 All day for online orders. Use "Hero20%" code


Course Options: 

Participants may also plot their own course, or use exercise equipment; anything that will add to the step count.

© 2020 by The Hero Hustle. 

Address: 191 Waukegan Road, Suite 204 Northfield, IL 60093


Phone: 312-768-8166

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