Students are encouraged to participate in this community walk-a-thon that encourages children to adopt a healthy lifestyle and exercise as this is a major prevention component. Students will solicit support and donations from family members, friends and their community. They will receive prizes for money raised.
$50-$75 National Stroke Association Teddy Bear
$75-$100 National Stroke Association Braniac B T-Shirt
$100 + All of the items listed above and your name included in a drawing to win an Apple Ipod
The program is designed based on age appropriate levels.
Half-mile walk Ages 5-10
Two-mile walk Ages 11-15
Three-mile walk Ages 15-18
The school or youth organization will invite local health and medical professionals that can provide stroke screenings, blood-pressure readings and general information. Educational brochures will be provided by National Stroke Association.