This toolkit will guide you in coordinating a successful walk for your company.
Tips for Walk Coordinators
Planning a successful walk will be smooth sailing with these planning guides, promotional tools, and day of walk hints.
T-Shirt Order Forms
Order Healthiest State Walk team t-shirts! Orders must be placed by no later than September 21. Cost of t-shirt varies with quantities ordered.
Be sure to get involved in one of our contests this year: Iowa schools and fire departments have a chance at winning $1000! Anyone is eligible to win a $25 Hy-Vee gift card just by using #WalkAtTheWhistle and sharing your walk photos. Find contest rules here.
Social Media Ideas
Use social media to share your walk with us and others. Here are some social media prompts to get you started. #WalkAtTheWhistle
Conducting a Fire Drill
Use this guidance to help your organization develop a fire safety program and enhance your company’s response capacity.
Walk Logos, Healthiest State Initiative Logos and Guidelines
Feel free to use our walk logos and Healthiest State logos on your promotional items! Please read through the guideline file for information on how to best use them.
Get the word out about your walk with the Customizable Event Poster.
Whether you’re walking as an individual or you’re planning a Healthiest State Walk for your entire company, check out our tips for mapping out a safe, accurate 1k route.
Additional Resources for Employers
In addition to sponsoring the Healthiest State Walk, the Healthiest State Initiative has several other programs for employers. See this flyer for more information.
Focus 5 Info Sheet
Give this sheet to your walk participants to help educate them about what they can do to help us achieve our state goal and also lead healthier lives.
Next Steps – Adults
The walk was great, but now what? That’s what you’ll learn with these tips on what adults can do in their everyday lives to take the next step towards a happier, healthier lifestyle.
Next Steps – High Schools
Designed for high schoolers, this list includes tips on how you can make your everyday life healthier.
Next Steps – Middle School & Elementary:
These “Next Step” tips are targeted at keeping younger children healthy, from eating more fruits and veggies to doing something active every day.