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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,…

Rite Aid Health and Wellness Grants

Another great grant money opportunity for schools and non-profits looking to help communities foster healthier and happier lives in areas where Rite Aid operates.  The Rite Aid Foundation is looking to fund programs promoting health and…

Healthy School Environments Action Learning Collaborative Grants

The Department of Health and Human Services is sponsoring a grant to support schools in low-income income areas to adopt the USDA's Healthier US School Challenge.  Five grants of $5000 will be available to public schools with a low-income…

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…

Children’s Health and Wellness Grant

BABW (Build-a-Bear Workshop) Bear Hugs Foundation's aim is to help programs that are working for kid's health. These grants are funded through the sale of the Champ bear, one dollar from every sale is donated to children's  health and wellness…

Albertsons Health and Nutrition Grants!

Calling all non-profits with 501(c)3 status and schools!  Alberstons is supporting programs that support health.  The three main areas of focus are hunger relief, dietary health, and nutrition education. Wellness and health promotion, disease…

Whistle, no STEP while you work!

Here at Walker Tracker, we are great advocates for building activity, especially walking, into your daily life.  Can you just imagine the Walker Tracker team walking on treadmills while we’re setting up your competitions and managing the site? …

Exercise: Get a new brain.

I'll leave it to you to puzzle through the article's abstract, accepted for publication in the Journal of Neuroscience, but I think the title says it fairly aptly: Little Exercise, Big Effects: Reversing Aging and Infection-Induced Memory Deficits,…

Sore muscles? Lets clear up this "lactic acid" misconception

On June 22, our paper, the Oregonian, printed a great article on muscle soreness.  I was excited to see this information being put out to the masses, because there is a huge misconception about “lactic acid” and post workout soreness. The…

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…