All K-5th grade students in Orange County, NC elementary schools will receive a free pedometer during the 2015-2016 school year.
Schools in Orange County, NC are listed in the box above but anyone is invited to participate. If you are not a student in one of the participating schools, choose "Other - Enter Group Name" to enter your group. Steps are converted to miles at 2500 steps/mile. If you wish to enter miles or kilometers instead, simply include "mi" or "km".
If you do not have a pedometer, trying using an app on your smartphone to record your daily steps! Here are some suggested apps: iPhone: Pedometer++, BDMIC Pedometer, Stepz, Argus, Pacer; BIDMC Pedometer Android: WalkLogger, Argus, Pacer.
The path taken is a rough approximation of the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail and is 729.75 miles or 1,824,375 steps long.