Walk+Roll to School October

2017 Walk+Roll to School starts Wednesday, October 4th!

If your school has participated in our previous Walk+Roll to School events, click here to update your information. If this is your school’s first time participating, click here to sign up.

Our 2016 Walk+Roll to School Day saw over 265 Oregon schools register and participate! We heard from teachers, parents, Safe Routes to School coordinators, and enthusiasts from around the state about their Walk+Roll to School celebrations. Read more here!

More information on Walk+Roll to School: 

This free, international event begins on the first Wednesday of October each year – this year’s event will begin on October 4, 2017. Registration for the 2017 event is open and you can order incentives here! Incentives include stickers, temporary tattoos, pencils, and bandanas. Many more events, activities, training sessions, and development opportunities also occur.

We strongly encourage schools to have students Walk+Roll for the month of October. Your school can choose to participate one day, one week, one day over multiple weeks, or the entire month.

 

 

 

Thank you to our partners and sponsors: Safe Routes to School National Partnership, Oregon Department of Transportation, and Oregon Screen Impressions.


May Walk+Roll Challenge

The May Walk+Roll Challenge is a friendly, month-long competition aimed at encouraging more kids and families to walk, bike and roll to and from school and throughout their neighborhoods. The Challenge is hosted by The Street Trust (formerly the Bicycle Transportation Alliance) with support from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, our sponsors, and other partners.

Once you register your school for the Walk+Roll Challenge, be sure to order your free incentives! Incentives include stickers, temporary tattoos, pencils, and bandanas. Check out the Resources page for various tips, curriculum, and your free coordinator packet that includes: tips and resources for promoting the event; organizing parent volunteers; and how to procure local prizes.


Walk, Bike + Roll Resources

It’s easy to get other families at your school excited about walking, biking and rolling. Challenge your school community to be more active, healthy, sustainable AND fun! When you register your school for the May Walk+Roll Challenge or Walk+Roll to School Day in October, you can order free incentives and receive tips for how to organize a great event. Sign up for the Safe Routes to School Network to stay updated and find out what other parents, teachers, and Safe Routes to School coordinators are doing to get students walking, biking and rolling in their communities.

Below are helpful resources to make your Walk, Bike + Roll programs run smoothly and easily.

 

Useful Links