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Join the Walking Challenge at the NCSL Summit in Indianapolis!

Participate in wellness activities and enjoy some healthy competition with your peers. Earn chances to win prizes for reaching Challenge Goals and working your way up the leaderboard.
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The Walking Challenge starts on Monday, August 14 at 12:01 a.m. ET and ends on Wednesday, August 16 at 1:00 p.m. ET. 

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1) Download the Heka Well Challenge app:


2) Set up your Challenge Account:

  • Launch the Challenge app and select the "NCSL Walking Challenge" from the list

  • Complete the in-app registration

  • Pair your supported activity tracker 
    • Anyone can track their steps using their smartphone* by pairing with Apple Health on iOS or Google Fit on Android. (You must have the Apple Health or Google Fit  app installed on your phone and tracking your steps before pairing.)

    • The Challenge app also imports step data from Fitbit, Garmin and Apple Watch

3) Start Walking!

  • To sync your step data to the app, select 'Tap to sync steps' at the top of the dashboard

  • Note that your steps will only count from the time you first pair your step tracker

  • Please sync your step data at least one time per 24 hour period and before the Challenge end time to make sure all your steps count!


Questions? Check out the FAQ here.



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Once the Challenge has started, tap the Bonus Activities button ** in the Challenge App.


Scan-In: Visit the following locations and scan the QR codes to earn daily step boosts on August 1-2:

1. American Heart Association (booth 511) = 1,500 bonus steps


2. NCSL (booth 1013) = 1,000 bonus steps


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Final Leaderboard Prize


All participants that are on the final cumulative leaderboard (top 15 steppers) will be entered into a drawing for one (1) AHA grand prize bundle consisting of the following items:

Daily Step Goal Prizes

Participants reaching the cumulative step levels by the end of each day as listed below will be entered into random drawings for one (1) AHA prize bundle consisting of the following items: 

- 10,000+ steps: One random winner drawn from the steppers who reach the step level by the end of day Monday, August 1 will win: One (1) AHA prize bundle 


- 20,000+ steps: One random winner drawn from the steppers who reach the step level by the end of day Tuesday, August 2 will win: One (1) AHA prize bundle 

30,000+ steps: One random winner drawn from the steppers who reach the step level by 1:00 p.m. MDT on Wednesday, August 3 will win: One (1) AHA prize bundle 

Daily step goal prize winners will be contacted via email and prizes are available for pick up at the AHA booth 511 on 8/2 and 8/3. 


Grand prize winner will be announced during the closing session at 3:00 p.m. ET on 8/16.



The Challenge Leaderboard (also available within the app) is refreshed approximately every 10 minutes once the Challenge has started.

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Challenge Prizes

If you have any questions contact the support team here or email

** Bonus Activities:

  1. On the Challenge app's main dashboard, tap the Bonus Activities selector.

  2. Press the Scan-In button and follow the app instruction to receive your bonus steps.

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