We have a big ambition:
every child that can walks to school.
A generation ago, 70% of us walked to school – now it’s less than half.
We want to reverse this decline. We want children to be energised and empowered, and to make walking to school their natural choice. And we need your help.
Find out about the ways Living Streets gets children walking more, the fab tools we provide for teachers and parents, and our groundbreaking campaigning work that all underpin our vision of a new walking generation.
It’s been proven that children who do some form of exercise, especially a walk before school, do better in class because they arrive refreshed, fit and ready to learn.
During morning peak traffic times, one in five cars on the road are taking children school, contributing to congestion, air pollution and carbon emissions.
The school run alone is responsible for generating two million tonnes of CO2 per year. Imagine what we could achieve if we began converting some of these rides to strides?
WOW rewards primary school pupils who walk to school at least once a week with a monthly collectible badge.
It's simple to run, fun and easy to take part. And it gets results.
You only need two things to get started with WOW...
Our one day fundraising event Happy Shoesday encourages children across the UK to walk to school wearing shoes that put a smi…
Five-day Walking Challenge
Our five-day walking challenges are designed to offer primary school pupils a burst of walking activity.
Month-long Walking Challenge
Help primary school pupils start to feel the benefits of regular activity by taking part in our month-long challenge.