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Protect Our Protectors

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1160.94 miles raised of 10000.00 miles target

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1161.41

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Protecting Those Who Protect Us

This year marks the 5th year for the Border to Border Bike Ride. We are excited to have the community get involved in the race, and show their support to first responders alongside the SHIELD616 cyclist team. To maintain social distancing protocol, we decided to have a Virtual Border to Border Bike Ride! Don’t have a bike, no problem! We have 9 other activities that you can sign up for. The SHIELD616 cyclist team is riding a total of 372 miles in 4 days! Our goal during the Protect Our Protectors Challenge is to ride a total of 10,000 miles as a community during the month of September.  You can also pick from an individual goal, which includes the same distance the SHIELD616 cyclist team is completing.  Join us by coming together as a community, to help raise funds, to better protect our protectors. 

Click on the "Signup Now" button above to buy your ticket by making a donation to the SHIELD616. You will receive a link by email to redeem your ticket and to create your atlasGO account.


Download the atlasGO app on your mobile device either from the App Store, Google Play or by visiting atlasgo.org/download. Login with the same credentials you used when you have created your account and you are in the challenge!

If you need help to get into your Challenge, reach out to support@atlasgo.org.

T-Shirt

Choose the Challenge Entry & T-Shirt option to register and you will get this cool T-Shirt to show your support for SHIELD616. Sizes are available for youth (M/L) and adults (S-XXXL). Thank you!

You will participate in the Virtual Border to Border Bike Ride on the atlasGo app. You will be able to track your miles, post sweaty selfies and share Virtual high-fives with the community.

SHIELD616 was formed with the peace officer on patrol in mind. We have since seen the need to help protect all first responders. The goal of SHIELD616 is two-fold. First, we want to equip every first responder with necessary advanced rifle rated equipment. Second, we want to provide a support group for that first responder who will pray for the first responder and his or her family on a daily basis and provide the first responder with support and encouragement throughout the year.  SHIELD616 is mindful of limited department budgets. Not only will all gear be donated; it will be replaced every five years at no cost to any first responder or department. SHIELD616 is unique and was formed with the vision of having local individuals, churches, bible study groups, businesses and foundations “invest in a first responder” not only financially but also personally.

Who can participate?

Everyone is invited to join the challenge. The more the merrier. Please share with your friends, family and colleagues.



How can I post a photo on the feed?

After submitting your activity on the GO screen, click on the share button. You will be able to either take a picture or choose one from your library. You can also add a comment if you like and share your picture on other social media channels outside of atlasGO. As soon as you have shared your photo it will appear on the feed.



Why does the app not allow me to import my steps from Fitbit or another app? 

We don't allow importing steps as the challenge promotes conscious workouts such as runs. Importing daily steps that also include all the steps you take at home is therefore not enabled.



Why does the app tell me that I can't add more miles?

For all activities, the application puts an upper cap to make sure our users don't put an unrealistic number by mistake, as an example 200 miles biked instead of 20 miles biked. The cap is set for a period of 24 hours and if you think you weren't able to add all your activities because of a cap, you can always reach out to support@atlasgo.org and ask them to add your additional activity.

 

How can I talk to my teammates?

Click on the bottom navigation bar on the ‘team’ button. It is the icon that looks like a heart. That’s your team chat. You can write in there to communicate with your teammates. If you would like to disable notifications for the team chat you can edit by clicking on the three little dots next to the team icon.



How can I find and follow a friend? The easiest way to find and follow a friend is to use the search function on top of the feed. You can also click on their profile on the feed above each post or while visiting the leaderboard to give your friend a follow. On the leaderboards, check out the “Following” leaderboard to see how you are doing compared to your peers.

 

How can I see my activities and previous shares?

On the bottom of the navigation bar, click on your profile (button on the right). To make any edits to your profile name or add a photo click on the three little dots at the top right of your screen. You will also find your stats, activities and shares on the profile page.



atlasGO has an option to track distance based activities by GPS tracking but it does not seem to work properly. What is wrong?

Depending on many external factors, tracking can be inaccurate sometimes. Here are a couple of ways you can improve accuracy:

Make sure you are outside. We can not track your activity indoors. It is difficult to catch the right satellite signal indoors. For the optimal accuracy please add your activity manually if you are running on a treadmill or if you are walking in a building. You can do this by clicking on the “+” sign on the GO screen. Make sure you activated localization. We can not track your activity if tracking is not activated. Please allow tracking by going to your settings. Fully charge your battery. When your phone is on low battery or if you use the battery saving option tracking services will be less accurate. Please update the app. We continuously work on improving accuracy. You might be on an old app version. A full refresh is the best way to avoid issues. Delete atlasGO and download again.

For best results with GPS tracking iOS:

  1. 1. Be sure you have installed the latest version of the atlasGO App.
  2. 2. Toggle Location Services “On” for atlasGO in iPhone settings (Settings->Privacy->Location Services) and make sure location services are turned on specifically for atlasGO. 3. Turn Airplane mode ‘Off’ and WiFi ‘On’ in iPhone settings 4. Open the app, making sure you have a direct line to the sky. Then click ‘go’ and watch the miles increase as you’re enjoying your activity.
  3. 5. If it is cloudy, or there are trees or tall buildings around, you may experience GPS disruptions. Many GPS issues occur in certain locations that may not have a strong signal.
  4. 6. If you continue to have issues with GPS tracking please contact support@atlasgo.org so we can help you.

For best results with GPS tracking Android:

1. Be sure you have installed the latest version of the atlasGO App. 2. Reset network and location warnings in settings, and reboot device. 3. Make sure your phone’s battery saving mode is turned off as that can affect GPS.

4. If none of the above work, please delete & re-install the app to see if this helps.

5. If you continue to have issues with GPS tracking please contact support@atlasgo.org so we can help you.



IF ALL OF THESE TIPS AND TRICKS DON’T HELP YOU HAVE THE POSSIBILITY TO LOG YOUR ACTIVITIES AND DISTANCE MANUALLY



Can I use the App abroad?

Yes you can but please be aware that our GPS tracking requires you to have an internet connection at the end of a fitness session so consider potential roaming costs whilst tracking your activity.

Which software does the app require?

Please update the app to the latest iOS or Android version to make sure it runs smoothly.



Use of data

The atlasGO app is compliant with data protection law established between the United States and the EU/Switzerland (Privacy Shield) as well as GDPR. No data will be used for advertisement. Please conduct the atlasGO Privacy Policy and/or Terms & Conditions for more information (https://atlasgo.org/privacy & https://atlasgo.org/terms/)



Whom can I contact if I have difficulties downloading or using the app

If this FAQ section does not answer your question or technical issue contact us on support@atlasgo.org and we will try to help you as soon as possible!

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