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Mental Health Outdoor Challenge from the Nebraska Department of Education

50k Miles

Join fellow Nebraskans and work together toward a collective goal of reaching 50,000 miles outdoors engaging in exercise and movement to improve our physical and mental health. Use this Walk to Unlock website to convert your activity into virtual miles, and track your progress around our state. This special challenge is active throughout October.

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Get Started


Once you’ve gathered a group of students to participate, simply create a profile on this site.

Exercise & Log

Students can do a variety of physical activities to count towards their collective progress on the trails.


Once your team reaches mile markers on the virtual trail, you’ll unlock a lesson and resources about the stop.


If other teams are participating at your school or in your area, you’ll be able to watch their progress in the manager portal.