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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+Roll TO SCHOOL ON MAY 3

National Bike+Roll to School Day is Wednesday May 3, 2023. Tune up your bike and take a ride to school. Learn more here.

Plan for years ahead:

  • Bike+Roll to School Day 2024 – May 8, 2024
ORDER INCENTIVES

Order your incentives here. To receive incentives by National Bike+Roll to School Day (May 3), please order by April 27. Incentives you can order are:

  • Stickers
  • Reflective shoelaces
  • Pencils
  • Comics
  • Bookmarks
  • 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 lindsay@thestreettrust.org.

 

About the Walk+Roll May Challenge:

The first-ever National Bike+Roll 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 to school.

The event builds on the popularity of Walk+Roll 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+Roll 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.

Thank you to our partners and sponsors: Safe Routes to School National PartnershipOregon Department of TransportationOregon Safe Routes to School, and Oregon Screen Impressions.