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Understanding Tracks and Activities
Understanding Tracks and Activities

Whether kids are completing laps or minutes of heart-pumping activity, it all counts toward their mileage.

Written by Stefanie Ediger
Updated over a week ago

You will customize your account to meet the needs of your program and movement space.

You can view this quick video or read the content below to help you better understand how effort is recorded.

In order for a participant's effort to be reported on, all effort is assigned to either:

• a Track; defined as a lap or route your runners complete

• Activity; minute-based heart-pumping activities

• At Home: all parent Submissions are assigned to an auto-generated track in your account that appears when you pull a report. This is an optional feature.

Tracks and Activities will show up and play a role in your account when you:

• ie. a participant loses their ID card you can manually add those laps to a track.

• The tracks and activities you create in your account show up in the Scanner App. Scanning an ID card gives a participant credit for the lap(s) or activity completed.

• Pull a Report

• You can pull a report by a specific track to review the data or by "all tracks/activities" for an accumulative mileage total.

 Tracks: Walking, Running, and Rolling*You will be asked to set your lap distance for the space where your participants complete laps. The 1/4 mile track has been auto-populated for you. You can edit the name, description, and lap distance to match your space. You can also add additional tracks. Calculate the distance of one lap around your track, field, or wherever your participants will run or walk laps. Take the number 1 divided by the # of laps to get the lap distance. For example, 1 divided by 5 laps = .20 for the lap distance. *Rolling = wheelchair participants. Activity: Minuted- Based, heart-pumping Activity We count 20 minutes of heart-pumping activity as one mile. So every 5 minutes equals .25 of a mile. You will see two auto-populated activities for you; 20 minutes and 10 minutes. You can edit these and/or add 5 and 15-minute activities. Heart-pumping activities could be warmups, exercises, running games, sports, etc. Optional: You decide if you want to count minutes of activity towards mileage. FUN FACT: If you have multiple programs, you can add more than one track for each specific program to run reports to view the data.(i.e. PE track, Run Club Track). Review Implementations options here.