January 30, 2023

2023 “Get Off Your AAS” Fitness Challenge

Happy New Year! By popular demand the “Get off your AAS” Fitness Challenge is back!

Commit to your new year’s resolution of a healthier you by competing in this fundraiser, which directly supports academic research!

Registration Opens on January 13th and Closes on January 27th.

Competition is from February 3rd-6th!

Contenders are invited to run or ride stationary bikes, including Pelotons, road bikes, treadmills, and running trails. This year, we added rowing and swimming! Moreover, you will keep track and log your miles on a provided tracker. Runners will multiply their miles by three to be on par with cycling.

Register as an individual or a team of up to five from a single institution.

ALL ARE WELCOME– AAS Members, Non-Members, Medical Students, Friends, and Family!

The fitness challenge provides an opportunity for surgeons from various institutions to find commonalities, build rapport, and get healthier, all while making an impact on academic surgery! Make sure to sign up soon!


The winning teams and top individual fundraisers will be acknowledged at the 18th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, February 7-9, 2023, in Houston.