Tomorrow is Bike to School Day!

May is Bike Month and tomorrow thousands of kids will pedal to school in celebration of Bike to School Day. Nearly 2000 schools across our nation are holding Bike to School events.

In Washington State, there are currently 26 registered Bike to School events. Some schools have chosen to hold their Bike to Work events on other days during Bike Month. Here’s a sampling of what’s being planned:

  • Bike to School DayNisqually Middle School in Lacey is holding Nisqually Bikes! on May 16, with rewards for participating students.
  • Grant Street Elementary School in Port Townsend is encouraging students to bike/walk to school all week. Kids are logging their trips on a bulletin board so everyone can follow the school’s overall participation.
  • View Ridge Elementary School in Seattle is handing out stickers and awarding prizes to participating students. They are also offering bike safety inspections.
  • Lincoln Middle School in Pullman has invited parents, teachers, school district administrators and board members to join students for Bike to School Day. The Pullman Police Department and B&L Bicycles are also providing support for this event.
  • Pioneer Elementary School in Olympia is holding its Bears on Wheels Bike to School Day. A group bike ride to school is planned for the morning and there will be an after-school bike rodeo.

Check here for a complete list of who’s biking for Bike to School Day in Washington.

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