Oregon Safe Routes to School Walk+Roll May Challenge
We encourage schools to plan events to promote walking and rolling during the month of May. Look below to find resources to share with families, plan your event, and order free incentives for your students.
BIKE TO SCHOOL ON MAY 4TH
National Bike to School Day is Wednesday May 4, 2022. Tune up your bike and take a ride to school. Learn more here.
Plan for years ahead:
- Bike & Roll to School Day 2023 – May 3, 2023
- Bike & Roll to School Day 2024 – May 8, 2024
ENTER THE SRTS ART CONTEST
This spring we’re encouraging students to ‘walk and roll’ outside for transportation and exercise, and asking students to draw why they walk+roll. All winners will be mailed a Walk+Roll goodie bag. Submit your student’s artwork to email@example.com and click here to learn more.
Incentive ordering is open! Order your incentives here. To receive incentives by National Bike to School Day (May 4th), please order by April 27th. Incentives you can order are:
- reflective shoelaces
- activity sheets
- coloring books
- reflective backpacks
Schools in Portland, Tigard, Bend, Hillsboro, Eugene, and Springfield – please see your local Safe Routes websites to register and receive incentives. To get connected with your local SRTS coordinator, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Walk+Roll Event Planning Resources:
Walk+Roll Posters, Graphics, and Media Guides:
About the Walk+Roll Spring Challenge:
The first-ever National Bike to School Day took place on May 9, 2012, in coordination with the League of American Bicyclists’ National Bike Month. Almost 1,000 local events in 49 states and the District of Columbia joined together to encourage children to safely bicycle or walk to school.
The event builds on the popularity of Walk to School Day, which is celebrated across the country – and the world – each October. Many communities and schools have been holding spring walk and bicycle to school events for years. National Bike to School Day provides an opportunity for schools across the country to join together to celebrate and to build off of the energy of National Bike Month.