Walk Across Texas

Walk Across Texas! is a FREE, 8 week program designed to help Texans establish the habit of regular physical activity. Since 1996, thousands of Texans have participated in Walk Across Texas!

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REGISTRATION

Step 1: Register through the Howdy Health webpage.

*Once you’ve registered, you must login to access the following registration pages.

ADULTS

To Register:

  1. Once verified, login with login credentials
  2. Choose to create an ADULT profile – WAT! Dashboard
    • Youth cannot be on adult teams.
    • Youth can create their own teams using the YOUTH instructions.
  3. Do not create a league!
  4. You will create a team or join a team. (If you are joining a team, you’ll need the team code set up by your captain.)
  5. Record Your Team’s Code
    • Your teammates will need this code to join your team. Or you can add teammates via email.
  6. Choose Your Team’s Name
  7. Invite Team Members
    • Share Your Team’s Code with Teammates
    • Send an e-mail invitation by adding their email to your team’s profile.

YOUTH

*The system may require an adult to create a youth team.

To Register:

  1. Once verified, login with login credentials
  2. Choose to create a YOUTH profile – WAT! Youth Dashboard
    • Youth cannot be on adult teams.
    • Youth can create their own teams.
  3. You will create a team. (If you are joining a team, you’ll need the team captain to add you to their team.)
  4. Choose Your Team’s Name
  5. Team County:
    • Select Burnet County
  6. School Related Team?
    • This is only applicable to educators/teachers creating a team for their classroom.
  7. Insert the demographics for your team.
    • You are not limited to a number for your teammates.
    • Males/Females
    • Race Demographics

 

Step 2: Add Team Members

ADULTS

  1. Once logged in, go to “Team Profile.”
  2. Add members by email or provide “Team Code” to teammates.

YOUTH

  1. Once logged in, go to “Youth Team Profile.”
  2. Add members through the demographics section.
    • Youth will not be known by name – just by demographic.

Step 4: Record Mileage

ADULTS

*each team member must submit their own mileage*

  1. Login to Howdy Health portal.
  2. On your WAT! ADULT:DASHBOARD select “Enter Mileage Walked”
  3. Follow instructions on screen.
  4. Track team progress by going to “Team Progress” from the Dashboard.

YOUTH

*team captain must submit the team mileage*

  1. Login to Howdy Health portal.
  2. On your WAT! YOUTH:DASHBOARD select “Enter Mileage Walked”
  3. Follow instructions on screen.
    • Mileage for youth will be accumulative for the team. (i.e. If 5 teammates each walk 10 miles during week 1, the captain will report 50 miles for week 1.)
  4. Track team progress by going to “Team Progress” from the Dashboard.

 

Other helpful links

Exercise-Equivalents sheet

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