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Limited Time Access to Archived Data!

We listened to your feedback and understand how important the individual mileage logs from the past are to some participants!  The previous website will be live only until the end of June 2017 for participants that used the old website to log-in and save/print past mileage from 2013 to February 22, 2017.

A few things to note:

  • Remember that your log-in on the previous site might be different than your username and password for the current website.
  • Please do not enter any miles completed before February 22, 2017 on this new website! The past mileage logs are for your personal records. Tail on the Trail has the cumulative data from the previous website and it will create inaccuracies if the same miles are entered on both websites, thanks.
  • You will not be able to add any new entries on the previous website. It is set up simply to access your past entries and save/print them.
  • Access to the past data will ONLY be available until the end of June so save/print it soon!

To access the previous website, go to http://old.tailonthetrail.org/ and use the log-in you used previous to February 22, 2017. At the top you will see the total miles you logged on the previous website and under HISTORY there will be a list of every “track” you entered.

Cool Things That Have Happened

Check out the archive of past challenges, events, and prize incentives to see how the program has grown! Get Your Tail on the Trail coordinators work hard to add new ideas, try new event locations, and find new ways to motivate participants to keep getting your tail on the trail. Here are some of the highlights since the program started in May 2013.

30/30 Winter Challenge (March 1 – 30, 2017)

Active Participants: 920 participants logged at least one mile during the challenge
Completed 30 Miles (or more): 636 participants
Total Miles Logged: over 496,000 miles
Most Miles Logged by Individual: 46,067 miles
Challenge Rewards: YOUR HEALTH . . and a royal blue knit Tail on the Trail beanie for completing 30 miles or more!

The fourth annual 30/30 Winter Challenge brought a new website with better data tracking that includes time spent on distance exercises and changes in healthy living behaviors over time, plus more events listed, photos from past events, more interactive trail map, and ability to add corporate and community groups. This is an exciting step and will help show the success of the program – improving health in the region and exposing more people to trails, nature, and history.

Tail on the Trail Events:

  • March 4, 2017 along the D&L Trail – National Canal Museum Spur in Hugh Moore Park, Easton – This special event featured an introduction to the new website and a 2.6 mile walking loop on the D&L Trail and new paved walking paths in City of Easton’s Hugh Moore Park. It was sunny but chilly and lots of participants sported Tail on the Trail past prizes to stay warm (hooded sweatshirts, fleece jackets, fleece headbands and scarves). Photos from the event were taken by St. Luke’s Media Services and are available in the Tail on the Trail Facebook page.

165 Mile Challenge (May 1 to November 1, 2016)

Participants enjoy the D&L Trail, Allentown section on June 18th for a Tail on the Trail Event. Major League baseball pitching great, Steve Carlton, participated in the event.

Active Participants: 
Completed 165 Miles (or more): 1,045 participants
Total Miles Logged: over 496,000 miles
Most Miles Logged by Individual: 5,108 miles
Challenge Rewards: YOUR HEALTH . . and a dark grey hooded Tail on the Trail sweatshirt for 165 miles, coupon to Aardvark Sports Shop for 330 miles (double), and coupon to Cutter’s Bike Shop for 495 miles (triple)!

The fourth annual 165 Mile Challenge brought an increase in active program participants and new themes and locations for the Tail on the Trail events.

Tail on the Trail Events:

  • June 18, 2016 along D&L Trail in Allentown’s Lehigh Canal Park – This special event featured a meet and greet with Hall of Fame Pitcher, Steve Carlton, and a chance for the all 145 attendees to visit exhibitors and get their “passport” stamped as they walked the D&L Trail along the Lehigh Canal to earn a Tail on the Trail cooling towel at the end of their walk.
  • October 1, 2016 in partnership with the Lehigh Valley Health Festival at Northampton Community College – Tail on the Trail exhibited at the health festival that attracted a few hundred people learning about nutrition, exercise and wellness services all provided by local businesses. Proceeds benefited the Children’s Home of Easton.

30/30 Winter Challenge (February 1 to March 1, 2016 – Leap Year!)

Active Participants: 967 participants
Completed 30 Miles (or more): 783 participants
Total Miles Logged: 61,275 miles
Most Miles Logged by Individual: 509 miles
Challenge Rewards: YOUR HEALTH . . and a black fleece Tail on the Trail scarf!

We asked participants to leap into the leap year with the 30/30 Winter Challenge of 2016.

Tail on the Trail Event:

  • February 2, 2016 along the South Bethlehem Greenway in Bethlehem – The group took a walk along the South Bethlehem Greenway plowed of the remaining winter snow before heading to the Fowler Hispanic Youth Center for continued healthy living activities. Kellyn Foundation held a cooking demonstration making vegetable stew over quinoa with homemade bread and everyone enjoyed the taste test! There was also an exciting zumba class taught by a St. Luke’s exercise instructor for a chance to get our hearts pumping with indoor cardio.