Kids Set to Walk and Roll


Jay Barrett/KMXT

Getting kids up and about is becoming a little harder every year as smart phones, video games and social media tend to root them in place. But a program by the Island Trails Network for middle school and elementary students is aimed at getting them on their walking OR rolling to or from school, or, as Tom Pogson tells us, really anywhere.


Pogson says there will be gatherings at the schools for the classes with the top walkers and that teachers will help keep track of the kids’ activity.

Island Trails organized a Walk and Roll to School last fall when school was getting underway, and it proved successful enough that it was brought back by popular demand.

The Spring Walk and Roll to School begins on April 2nd, and ends on the 17th. Parents can get more information from their kids’ teachers, or at

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