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International Walk to School Month is in October each year.

I’m a big believer in walking to school. 

Here’s why:

This is the time to start healthy habits for the new school year.  Make a commitment to walk to school at least one day a week.  You might have to get up a little earlier, but it’s worth it! 

Here are some organizations and resources to help you get going and keep going:

Walk on!

~Kyla Boyse, R.N.
September 2005 

Reviewed by faculty and staff at the University of Michigan

Updated May 2009 


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