DENVER (CBS4)– Hundreds of students pedaled to class to celebrate Bike to School day on Wednesday.
Hundreds of families traded in their car keys for bike helmets to bike to school for National Walk & Bike To School Day.READ MORE: Victims Identified In Colorado Springs Mass Shooting At Birthday Party
Schools throughout Denver supported the bike to school day.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Douglas County Commissioners Approve Resolution Defying Indoor Face Mask Mandate
At Southmoor Elementary, students were excited to pedal the last block in a bike parade.
At the finish line, students were treated to healthy snacks before starting their day.MORE NEWS: David Torrez Gets 45 Years After Shooting Estranged Wife's Companion 7 Times
The idea is to emphasize getting active by either cycling or walking to school while still being safe by paying attention to surroundings.