This section contains advice and solutions to the most common issues. If your issue isn’t addressed here, contact your Regional Coordinator or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I get other staff at my school/site to get involved?
We were planning to run at recess, but the kids aren’t as motivated as I thought. How do I inspire them to run?
We don't really have a place to run indoors because the gym is in use and my principal won't let us run in the halls.
Below are common problems and solutions when using STRIDES.
I am having trouble uploading my roster.
Please contact your Regional Coordinator.
Counting laps is a pain...can I just time the kids?
No, but don’t panic. Do this instead:
Can we use pedometers to track our miles?
No, because their measurements can be unreliable and compromised.
The kids are getting kind of bored...can we play games and time them for miles?
In this section you learn the basics of managing your program—from recording laps and giving out awards to reaching us.