A potential record-setting number of Grand Rapidians are walking, riding and rolling to get around this week for the fifth annual Active Commute Week Challenge! With half the week done, there have been nearly 1,000 commute trips logged in 2016 – already surpassing last year’s entire week total.
In an effort to promote awareness about the economic, environmental and health benefits of active travel, individuals participants as well and nearly 40 local employers have challenged themselves to more active commutes. Whether it’s biking, walking, jogging, carpooling or riding The Rapid, there are many diverse individuals up for the challenge.
Meet three Active Commute Week Challenge participants and get inspired to walk, bike and ride your way to better health and happiness.