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International Walk to School month

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - Several Chattanooga area elementary and middle schools are participating in "International Walk to School Month".

Walk to School events create awareness of the need to create safe routes for walking and bicycling and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, pedestrian safety, and creating connections between families, schools, and the broader community. 


In the United States, International Walk to School Month is expected to include more than 4,000 events across all 50 states. Walkers from the U.S. will join children and adults in 40 countries around the world.

Parents, teachers, and community leaders will participate with students at these scheduled Walk to School events in October:

School

Date

Time

Starting Location

Battle Academy

10/29/14

8:10 am

Start at Finley Stadium

Brown International Academy

10/22/14

7:45 am

UTC Challenger Center

Dalewood Middle School

10/23/14

7:15 am

Start at the school

East Lake Elementary School

10/22/14

7:10 am

Start at New City Church East Lake (2903 East 37th Street) 

East Lake Academy

10/24/14

3:00 pm

Walk from school to East Lake Park

Hardy Elementary

10/22/14

On going

Students walk to fire station #4

Lakeside Elementary School

10/24/14

8:15 am

Start at Terra Vista Church

Orchard Knob Elementary School

10/21/14

7:15 am

Start at Carver YFDC

Red Bank Elementary School

10/31/14

2:00 pm

Walk at the School

Soddy Elementary School

10/21/14

8:00 am

Start at Kids Park

Woodmore Elementary School

10/22/14

7:15 am

Start at New Monumental Church

These events have been organized by the individual schools in cooperation with city and county departments.  Representatives from area departments will walk with the students.



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