Schools in Cabarrus County participated in Walk & Bike to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Students from Coltrane-Webb Elementary, R. Brown McAllister Elementary and Harris Road Middle School hopped on their bikes or got their steps in Wednesday morning as part of the international event.

The day encourages healthier habits and pedestrian safety. Students were accompanied on their walk by members of the Concord Police Department, Concord Fire Department and Safe Kids Cabarrus.

For more information on Walk & Bike to School Day visit http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/