Saturday, May 21, 202212:00 am CST -
Friday, May 27, 202212:00 pm CST
McAllen, Texas 78501

This National Stroke Awareness Month, the South Texas Health System Neurosciences & Stroke Institute presents Steps for Stroke, a community competition aimed at raising awareness on the warning signs of stroke and educating the community on ways to reduce your risk of having one.

During this virtual week-long challenge, participants will commit to walk, run or even dance their way to a minimum of 10,000 steps per day and 50,000 steps total within the specified timeframe (May 21-29). 

And you’re invited to kick off the challenge on Saturday, May 21 at the official Steps for Stroke Pep Rally. 

Along with picking up your packet, you’ll get the chance to start upping your step count with fun aerobic activities throughout the day!

To meet this year’s Steps for Stroke ambassadors and register for this year’s challenge, visit

Get out there and get your steps for stroke in! Share your stories and challenge photos/videos with us on social media by using the hashtag #STHSStepsForStroke.

Entry Fees

Challenge Period: May 21 - May 27, 2022

Registration Site:

Early Registration (Before 5/2): $25

Late Registration** (After 5/2): $30

Packet includes a Steps for Stroke bag with a T-shirt, medal, and other goodies.  All proceeds will benefit a local charity providing stroke health initiatives in the community.


** Preferred t-shirt size will not be guaranteed for late registrants.

Packet Pickup

Registrants will be able to pick up their packets from the STHS McAllen facility at 031 W. Expressway 83 McAllen, TX 78503, on Saturday, May 21 from 8 am – 12 pm. 


Logging Your Steps

How to log your steps- each individual person must log in as him/herself:

  • Sign up for the race
  • Go for a run or walk and count your steps
  • Login to Athlete Guild using your profile created during registration.  Make sure the email address you use is unique to you and hasn’t been used by someone else in your family.  If you need help getting this straightened out, just contact
  • Head to this event page
  • Click Results
  • Look up your name and click Update
  • Enter your steps and click submit – Your results will accumulate with each entry.  You can enter new entries as often as needed.
  • Tell all your friends!
Contact Info

For more information, contact our Challenge Coordinator Kassandra Rodriguez at 956-388-2020 or