Bike to school week May 30 to June 3

Bike to School WeekAs part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, the city is encouraging Burlington schools, teachers and students to get active and ride their bikes to school during Bike to School Week May 30 – June 3. Schools are eligible to win prizes by registering to participate at

Schools that register by May 6 will automatically be entered into a random draw for a chance to win 1 of 20 bike racks for their school and schools that sign up before the registration close date of June 1 will be entered into a random draw to win a Can-Bike rodeo for their school in the 2016-17 school year. Winners will be announced during Bike to School Week.

Participating schools are encouraged to take photos and share through social media using hash tag #biketoschoolburlon

Contest rules and regulations are available on the Healthy Kids Community Challenge website.

Written by Marianne Meed Ward

I was inspired to seek public office because I believe, like so many of you, “I can do something about that” on the issues we face. As councilor, my role is to take a stand on what’s best for residents and go to bat for it. Pushback is inevitable from those who don’t have the community’s interests at heart. I will stand with you and for you, to achieve the best interests of our city, without caving to unacceptable compromise in the name of consensus.

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