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Walking for Health

By
Kathy Gillooly,   New River Elementary School
Play:
Walk this Way — Start a Walking Club
Topics:
Physical Activity Participation
Our morning Running Club has grown from 100 to over 150. Our parent group has grown from 2 to over 9 volunteers and walkers. We are very proud of our walking/running club and look forward to many more years of success.

What improvements have you seen at your school?

Interest in life long health has increased in both students and families.

How did students and adults work together as a team?

The number of volunteer family members continues to grow each year.

What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?

Funding for our incentives is the only challenge we face.