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2020 Walk to Anywhere Week Photo Contest Winners Announced

Thank you everyone for your efforts to make Minnesota’s 2020 Walk to Anywhere Week a success! We had over 90¬†participants registered (and even more participating) from around the state and many of you took photos and posted to social media for the Minnesota Safe Routes to School Walk to School Day Photo Contest.

Those photos have been reviewed and we’ve selected three winners. Take a look at the winning photos and some of our other favorites below.

2020 Walk to Anywhere Week Photo Contest Winners

Top 3 Winning Photos

Submitted by Morgan Weinert

An adult, a child wearing a backpack, and a dog walk on a boardwalk among plants on either side

Lake Phalen Regional Park - Submitted by Shareen Mann


A child wearing a red facemask stands on top of a stone wall among trees showing fall colors

Submitted by Michelle Lyman Pierson

A student holding a dog's leash and a backpack stands near an intersection where crossing guards and school safety patrols are helping students cross








2019 Walk to School Day Photo Contest Winners

Top 4 Winning Photos


Howe/Hiawatha Elementary School, Minneapolis Public Schools, submitted by Heather Greene

Dozens of kids cross the street in a crosswalk with a few adults. Crossing guards hold orange flags. You can see the school and its sign, which says


Echo Park Elementary School, ISD 196

Students walk on a wooded trail with several adults. Two students are stiking a pose with their arms outstretched and big smiles.

Winsted Elementary School, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Public Schools, left; Oak Ridge Elementary School, Eagan, MN, right

Kids walk on a sidewalk along a road. One student is giving two thumbs-up. Students and their teacher stand on the sidewalk and wave to the camera.

Other Photos We Loved (2019)

Little Mountain Elementary, Monticello Public Schools, submitted by Gabe Hackett

A large group of srudents walks down the sidewalk. Several students are walking bikes.

Sibley Elementary School, Northfield Public Schools, submitted by Kate Bierman FordA group of students, and adults crosses the street in a crosswalk. Sone have bikes or strollers.

Congratulations to everyone on successful Walk to School Day events, and a great photo contest!