Walker Tracker News

News and announcements about Walker Tracker’s team, step counter app, community step challenges, and company progress.

Clever Team Names

Team competitions at Walker Tracker are one of our most popular features in our employee walking programs. Not only does belonging to a team help keep you on track, but a lot of our corporations say team competitions help bring an organization…
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Email lapsed or active walkers - new feature for admins

One of the most important tools we offer is the ability for an organization's wellness advocate to communicate with employees. For this reason, Walker Tracker's 'Email walkers' feature is one of our most popular features. It lets you send pretty,…

New Team Member!

Hello everyone! My name is Kristin and I'm the newest team member of Walker Tracker.   I'm very excited to be working with Walker Tracker, and will be assisting customers with support questions as well as posting cool walking and health ideas…

On tracking Custom Registration Data

A lot of our programs need to be able to track extra data upon registration. Everything from 'What T-Shirt size do you wear?' to 'What branch location are you in?' You've always been able to do that to some degree with one extra piece of data. I'm…

Walker Tracker World Headquarters

(Note: This post is by our Wellness Advocate Taylor Welsh - thanks for blogging, Taylor!) Hello walkers! So I was sitting in our new office wondering what to write for a blog post, whats new with Walker Tracker? Well... Oh yes! We should…

Walker Tracker outage

Hi all - There was an outage on Walker Tracker from just before 2am to just before 7am Pacific time today. We were adding a database server to make sure things stayed fast around here, and it didn't work out how we planned. I'm really sorry…

On crossing the finish line...

Our map-based competitions show the place you're in - along the course but also at the finish line. This place number is based on how many steps you or your team walked in the competition, not, as in a race, the time you crossed the finish…

Thank you Microsoft - IE6 Countdown

As a company that build a web application -- a term I'm not sure  had yet been coined in 2001 -- we really appreciate Microsoft's efforts to get the world to stop using Internet Explorer 6, a web browser introduced ten years ago - an eternity…
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Introducing Pacer Rabbit

As I mentioned on Facebook yesterday, we hired a Pacer Rabbit. He's a mix between Peter Rabbit and the White Rabbit. He's a spry, high-stepping fellow that will help set the pace of your walking competitions. He shows up on the first day…

Invite walked-across-the-U.S. Matt Green to come speak

I just received an email from Matt Green, who just recently finished a 157 day walk across America. He has given a few talks on his experience and says he's been getting great feedback. I think it's a tremendous thing he's done, and I would…