#PACKINACTION

Packinaction

We challenge those to define wellness…on their own terms.

Start the new year with a commitment to being well and living a healthy, active lifestyle. Join us in documenting your own wellness journey by using the hashtag #PACKINACTION.

Here’s how to use #PACKINACTION:

  • Follow @NCSTATEUREC on Instagram.
  • Upload a photos of your personal wellness journey.
  • Set your account to public so that we can see your photos.

Here are some great ideas on ways to use #PACKINACTION:

  • Swim laps in the Aquatic Center.
  • Workout on the Fit Ground on Miller Fields.
  • Go on an Outdoor Adventures Trip.
  • Attend a Club Sport Event.

#PACKINACTION 30 Day Challenge

As the Fall Semester begins, we want to know how you are living a healthy and active lifestyle. Between Wednesday, August 16 and Friday, September 15, a photo will be posted daily at 9 a.m. as part of the #PACKINACTION Instagram Photo Challenge. Show us how you’re being healthy and active. The best part? You can win prizes for sharing your photos with us.

How To Enter
  • Follow University Recreation On Instagram
  • Look for the official #PACKINACTION photo prompt at 9 A.M. each day on our account and take photos based on the daily prompt.
  • Upload it to Instagram.
  • Tag it with #PACKINACTION.
  • Set your account to public so that we can see your submissions and contact you.
  • If you are the daily winner, we will contact you via private message.

Get your photos in by 11:59:59 p.m. ET each day for the chance to win. Our team of judges will choose daily winners. At the end of it all, we’ll pool the 30 winning photos together and enter the photographers into a random drawing for the chance to win the grand prize.

You can enter one photo per day per Instagram account for a total of 30 chances to win.

Official Rules


Daily Themes

On The Run

August 14
“On the Run”

Winner

@ncsuwomensrugby

On The Run

Last Day of Summer

August 15
“Last Day of Summer”

Winner

@averie_oetjen

Last Day of Summer

FDOC

August 16
“FDOC”

Winner

@tricity_8

FDOC

On Campus

August 17
“On Campus”

Winner

@xx_saamanthaa_xx

On Campus

New Friends

August 18
“New Friends”
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August 19
“Pack Pride”
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August 20
“Pets”
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August 21
“Break a Sweat?”
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August 22
“Good Eats”
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August 23
“Think and Do”
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August 24
“Memory”
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August 25
“Pack your bags”
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August 26
“Sustainable”
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August 27
“Get outside”
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August 28
“Lifting”
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August 29
“Personal Best”
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August 30
“Who’s on your team”
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August 31
“stretch”
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September 1
“What are you passionate about?”
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September 2
“Nature”
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September 3
“Lazy Day”
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September 4
“Appreciation”
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September 5
“Get Involved”
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September 6
“Need for Speed”
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September 7
“Lace ‘Em Up”
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September 8
“Game Day”
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September 9
“Express Yourself”
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September 10
“#Goals”
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September 11

“Good Vibes Only”

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September 12
“#PACKINACTION”

Spring 2017 Challenge

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January 17
“Traditions”

Keep NC State traditions alive by checking something off “The Brick” today.

Winner

@lizp0425

TraditionWinner

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January 18
“Get outside”

Grab your bearings and show us what gets you outdoors.

Winner

@mghm.fitness

OutsideWinner

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January 19

“Buddy system”

Sometimes it’s better to have a partner rather than going solo, so grab a buddy and get moving.

Winner

@josh_dill_pickle

BuddyWinner

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January 20
“Something Red”

Show us your pack pride with something red.

Winner

@christianisdrooling

RedWinner

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January 21
“Strike a Pose”

We’re bending over backwards for how much we love NC State. What’s your favorite pose?

Winner

@lillypad0814

PoseWinner

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January 22
“Recharge”

Rest, relax, and show us how you recharge.

Winner

@ncstatesustain

RechargeWinner

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January 23
“Game Face”

Our Men’s Basketball team faces Duke tonight. What does your game face look like?

Winner

@kathrynray01

GameWinner

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January 24
“What’s in your bag?”

We all have essentials, what are yours?

Winner

@tricity_8

BagWinner

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January 25
“what’s for dinner?”

You tell us.

Winner

@kathrynray01

BagWinner

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January 26
“Think and do”

NC State thrives on innovation. How do you #ThinkAndDo?

Winner

@lillypad0814

BagWinner

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January 27
“fitness friday”

What are you doing today to break a sweat?

Winner

@thenerdcorrespondent

BagWinner

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January 28
“today’s view”

Show us a glimpse of your world today.

Winner

@vitulvrshny

BagWinner

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January 29
“cant live without”

We can’t survive without our hard working student employees. What can’t you live without?

Winner

@simpleotter

BagWinner

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January 30
“active study break”

Stretch your body to open your mind. How do you stay energized between study sessions?

Winner

@yogannalovemyyoga

BagWinner

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January 31
“do work”

Whether it’s your education, wellness, or career, we want to see the work you put in everyday.

Winner

@josh_dill_pickle

BagWinner

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February 1
“hydrate”

What you doing to stay hydrated?

Winner

@bck910queen

BagWinner

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February 2
“shadow”

Did the groundhog see its shadow this morning? The Wolfpack certainly did, but we aren’t scared.

Winner

@kathrynray01

BagWinner

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February 3
“show us your wolfie”

You don’t have to be Tuff(y) to show us your Wolfie.

Winner

@veb1225

BagWinner

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February 4
“Will Run For _______”

From donuts to medals, what would you run for?

Winner

@isaaczlp

BagWinner

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February 5
“are you ready for the big game?”

#SuperBowl51 is here. We’re ready for the football, snacks, halftime show, and commercials!

Winner

@josh_dill_pickle

BagWinner

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February 6
“Pick Me Up”

Friends? Coffee? Exercise? What’s your pick me up?

Winner

@nodnops164

BagWinner

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February 7
“Jump For Joy”

Jump up, jump up and get down”!

Winner

@matthew.halsted

BagWinner

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February 8
“Reach New Heights”

Challenge yourself and go beyond the expected. How are you reaching new heights?

Winner

@mlnnbyrd

BagWinner

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February 9
“Take a Stroll”

Take it all in, the sights and the sounds. Where are you strolling today?

Winner

@katy_lund4

BagWinner

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February 10
“TGIF”

Celebration: required. Confetti: optional. What are your Friday plans?

Winner

@julie.watterson

BagWinner

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February 11
“Happy Place”

Where in the world is your happy place?

Winner

@emilybfawcett

BagWinner

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February 12
“Go Green”

When it comes to being sustainable, less is definitely more. How are you keeping this earth green?

Winner

@erinmdaniels

BagWinner

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February 13
“Getting Around”

Are you walking, running, riding, or flying today?

Winner

@zack_isms

BagWinner

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February 14
“i love UREC”

What makes you keep coming back?

February 15
“#PACKINACTION”

What does #packinaction mean to you?