NATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY
The first Wednesday in October makes a perfect time to celebrate National Walk to School Day. Not only does the day encourage getting some exercise, but the weather is perfect for walking to school, too.
The goal of this day is to raise awareness and support for the health, community and environmental benefits of regularly walking or biking to school.
HOW TO OBSERVE WALK TO SCHOOL DAY
Walk to school or work. Enjoy the weather. Take photos and post on social media using #WalkToSchoolDay.
NATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY HISTORY
Organized by the Partnership for a Walkable America, Walk to School Day in the USA began in 1997 as a one-day event aimed at building awareness for the need for walkable communities.
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