Wellness Community Spotlight

Stories and wellness case studies about Walker Tracker users, customers, and community partners. Contact us to be featured!

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Hancock County’s Motivation Secrets for A Successful Program

You are more likely to participate in physical activity in your neighborhood if you happen to live by a walking trail or comprehensive bike lane system.  The physical environment, however, is not the only environmental factor contributing to…

5 Million Steps Through Chemo

The other day a most inspiring story came to us at Walker Tracker.  One that immediately touched the hearts of our whole team.  Mark Smith reached out to us to host a 5 million steps challenge on the Walker Tracker platform to raise money…
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Special Olympics - 1 Million Step Challenge

Last month, Walker Tracker was honored to sponsor the Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Leadership Conference. Stimulated by the theme of the conference “Inclusion in Motion,” participants were challenged with collectively walking 1 million…
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Applications Open for 2018 Community Change Grants

Fall Into Community Action I want to shine the spotlight on a great non-profit that shares our passion for building healthier, happier, and more accessible communities. Readers that are familiar with America Walks know that they have been awarding…
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Crossing the Finish Line: Story of a Relay Team

If you want to see the definition of teamwork play out in front of you, sign up for a relay. As we do every year, my team took on Cascade Lakes Relay, a 216.6 mile foot tour of Central Oregon’s rough and beautiful terrain. Teams consist of…
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We Walk The Walk! - Walker Tracker's Latest Staff Challenge

Last week, with the streets covered with snow, I stepped outside decked out in layers and snow gear ready to trek through the snow. Why didn’t I stay inside and hide from the cold? Well, a challenge is underway and there are steps to be…

Walk and Talk: Meet Bob - Living Proof Walking Is Great Exercise

I’d like to introduce you to Bob. Bob is technically 85 but insists he feels 35. Bob is inspiring and determined. Bob has walked every day since he started with Walker Tracker back on June 12, 2006. Throughout the past 11 ½ years, he has…

Every Step Counts - Hadassah's Walking Program

by Jack Rubinger Randy and Brooke are quite an item. The 63-year-old suburban Chicago real estate attorney and her miniature poodle walk outside pretty much every day as long as the weather cooperates. In addition to being an active Hadassah…

A Wellness Champion at 72!

Watch out everyone, Lola might just lap you.  Averaging 9,000 steps/day and motivating her colleagues along the way, she is a force to be reckoned with! Let me take a step back and introduce you all to the Para La Naturaleza Walker Tracker…

New initiative for Walk Friendly Communities

Hey - great news from the Federal Highway Administration, of all places. They're starting a new initiative to encourage towns and cities to recommit to putting walkability as  a high priority. The program will  "evaluate community walkability…