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Sherman Elementary 3rd Graders Ride Bikes On Bike Trail

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 5/20/2013

Third-graders at Sherman Elementary School in Mansfield are taking a few hours away from their classrooms to have fun and improve their physical fitness.

All100 students are riding bikes on the B&O Bike Trail from Deer Park on Home Road to North Lake Park, and back.

The first class of17 students took the 7.8 mile round tripMonday morning, taking an hour break for lunch at North Lake Park.

Sherman physical education teacher Maggie Voedisch bike riding is a great cardiovascular activity, and this "Pedaling For Your Future"Project is focused on fighting childhood obesity.

The 30, 20-inch bikes were purchased with donated money, $1000 from Meijer and $600 from The Cap Place,and school fund-raisers.

Groups of about20 Sherman Elementary students will take the bike trip each day this week.

   
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