Inverclyde Leisure and World Walking are teaming up to encourage Inverclyde to get walking this March with an epic virtual walk challenge.
Travel across continents gathering steps and taking in the sights along the way, helping to reach the target of at least 30 million steps!
The first route will be from Inverclyde starting at the Waterfront Leisure Complex all the way to London (1million steps.)
Getting Started…..it’s simple to register.
Download the world walking app by following the guidance below
There are two easy ways to set up
Download free App on smart phone or tablet (most convenient!)
From an Apple device please click here to download app
From an Android device please click here to download app
or register by on the website select click this link and create an account using the your email address and secure a password
Search groups on home page and select March into spring with Inverclyde Leisure or click this link
You will automatically be taken to your own World Walking Home page, known as your ‘Dashboard’ on website
You will also see the walk route that has been set up, select the walk and ‘start walk’.
Remember every step counts!…….Linking your step counting device
Tap on the Settings button on the bottom right hand corner of your home page (when using the App) or top of your home page (on website)
Under ‘Apps’ Select Connect to Fit bit or phone
Your steps will now be available to transfer across to your World Walking App to contribute to the challenge!
You can also track steps on you phone by using the GPS function on the app
If your step counter cannot link up with the app you can still enter the steps manually by typing the steps displayed on your activity tracker.
Entering/Spending your steps on your challenge along the way
After linking your step counting device to the World Walking App your steps will automatically be recorded on your ‘Dashboard’
To add the steps to your walk route tap on the arrow beside the steps banked
Drag the blue circle along the scale from left to right to select all the steps
Select ‘Choose walk’
Select the name of the selected walk you would like to contribute your steps to
Your contribution of steps will now be added to your walk.
You can upload your steps as often as you like. You may wish to ‘spend your steps’ at the end of each day or weekly?