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International Walk To School Day: October 3

The first Wednesday of every October, parents and students throughout America join millions around the world who are improving their health, their community and having a ton of fun by walking and biking to school together. There are a number of reasons why we should walk or bike to school. Walking and Biking to school promotes safety in your community, replaces car trips to school which helps keep the environment clean, encourages healthier habits and active lifestyles, and most of all, it's FUN!

There are a number of ways that your school or community can participate, even if your home is far away from your school. provides you with a number of planning and outreach tools to enhance and promote your event and to increase the buy-in from your community.

For assistance in planning your event, for more information regarding International Walk to School Day or for assistance in planning your event, contact Joseph Weiss at (973) 267-7600. Lastly, don't forget to register your event!