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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - There was a lot of foot traffic around Nachman Elementary Wednesday. 

Students laced up their sneakers and left the cars behind for Walk to School Day. 

Students and their parents were encouraged to take a fitness-focused path to class. 

Complete with police escorts, hundreds of kids participated in what teachers say is a great
opportunity to get active.

"Our physical education promotes fit for life, being fit for life no matter what, no matter how old you are the parents could walk with us, grandparents could walk with us, it gives them a little bit of social interaction which is a lot of fun," says Rebecca Cook. 

Nachman Elementary joined schools across the country and the world that encouraged kids to find active ways of getting to class.  

 

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