Step-by-Step Guide to Step 'n Stride Online Registration

April 20, 2015

 

We are only a few months away from our largest fundraising event of the year – the 2015 Flexxaire Parkinson Step ‘n Stride!  Last year we had more people sign up utilizing our online registration system than ever before!  Our online registration system is designed to make your much appreciated fundraising efforts as easy as possible!  So whether it is your first time using our online registration, or you just need a refresher, our useful step-by-step guide will help you through the process.

 

I’m New to the Online Registration Process

If you have never used our easy online registration site before, you will need to set-up an account before you can start fundraising online. The best news, you will only have to complete this step once as our system will remember you each consecutive year and the process is pretty simple!

 

  1. Enter www.parkinsonalberta.ca/step-n-stride in to your web browser or visit our webpage and click the Step ‘n Stride button; once on the page click on the REGISTER ONLINE button under the countdown clock.

  2. Under New Participants on the top left side of the new page, click the blue and whiteSTART HERE button.
  3. Click on the Create New Account button located in the centre of the page and follow the prompts.  You will be asked to enter the location where you will complete the physical walk.  If you choose Calgary or Edmonton, you will be asked if you are participating in the Run or Walk. Once you have made your selection, click the NEXT button at the bottom of the page.
  4. Read through the waiver and check the small box on the lower left hand side to accept. if you agree with the contents. You must accept the waiver to continue.  Select NEXT.
  5. Registration Type -This page lets you to select how you would like to register for Step ‘n Stride
    -  REGISTER AS AN INDIVIDUAL
    - if you would like to raise funds independently, select and fill in the required information.
    - JOIN A TEAM
    - search for the team you would like to join and select by clicking on the team name. Proceed with entering the required information.  Please note the team that you are joining must have already registered for 2015 for you to be able to join.
    - CREATE A TEAM
    - select that option, name your team and declare your fundraising goal! You will need to answer two permission questions in order to finish creating your team and move to the next step of entering the required information.

    Once you have filled out the required information, including creating a Username and Password, click NEXT.
  6. Regardless of which of the three registration types you chose, you will need to enter your Fundraising Goal, and answer six brief Permission Questions before you are able to click NEXT for the final step.
  7. Review your information and click REGISTER NOW!
  8.  If you so choose, you can now customize your Personal Fundraising Page.  Use this page to add your own personal messages to your supporters and upload photos and videos to your fundraising page.  If you prefer to leave this page blank, simply click CONTINUE REGISTRATION.
  9. Now you are ready to start fundraising!  With the help of our online registration system, you can send emails to your family and friends (don’t forget to separate email addresses with a semi-colon) or connect using your Facebook account (click the green GET STARTED button).   You can choose to skip this step at the bottom of the page and come back later.

 

I’m a Returning Participant, I Just Need a Refresher

  1. Enter www.parkinsonalberta.ca/step-n-stride in to your web browser or visit our webpage and click the Step ‘n Stride button; once on the page click on the REGISTER ONLINE button under the countdown clock.
  2. Under Returning Participants on the top left side of the new page, enter your Username and Password.  Confirm your name and email and click CONTINUE.  If you have forgotten this information, click on FORGET YOUR USER NAME OR PASSWORD and follow the easy prompts to reset your account.  
  3. Click on Create New Account to register for the 2015 Step ‘n Stride and begin to follow the prompts.


Steps five through nine remain the same as a new registrant.  If you have any problems or issues during your registration process, please do not hesitate to contact your Regional Parkinson Alberta Office or call toll-free 1-800-561-1911.

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