Kerman students assist in Power Walking Challenge at Woodward Park

The Fresno BeeMay 14, 2014 

The Fresno County Office of Education will host the 10th annual Power Walking Challenge for children with special needs on Friday in Woodward Park.

More than 400 school-aged children will take part in the event, either walking and jogging independently or in wheelchairs with the assistance of volunteers and students from Kerman High School leadership class.

The predetermined course will be up to 1 mile long and is designed to encourage an active and healthy lifestyle for those with special needs. Over the past 10 years, participants have collectively walked more than 69,000 miles.

The walk will begin at 9 a.m. in the Shakespeare Group Activities area.

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