Contact: Stacia Reilly, Health Promotion Coordinator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 5, 2011
BIKE, WALK & WHEEL WEEK IS FAST APPROACHING
One of Columbia's most notable events, Bike, Walk & Wheel Week, is scheduled for May 14-21. The week is designed to promote and support active transportation and allows the opportunity for Columbians to build physical activity into their daily routines.
This year's events are coordinated by the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services, Columbia Parks and Recreation, and the PedNet Coalition. The week is packed with activities such as:
Also during this week "Your Bike is Your Ticket" on Transit. Individuals can utilize the bike racks on Columbia Transit buses and ride for free to any destination on the city bus routes.
For the full schedule of events and to register, go to the Health Department or Parks and Recreation's websites at www.gocolumbiamo.com or the PedNet Coalition's website at www.pednet.org. Everyone who registers will be entered into a drawing to win a free bicycle and other prizes.