Brooklyn Principal Troy Fisher said the older students followed the path from Washington to Hughes Lane before returning to Geiser-Pollman Park, a three-mile round trip.
Second-graders traveled to the H Street bridge or farther before turning around.
All students, including the first-graders, walked more than a mile during the event, he
Regular pathway users who met the children along the way were happy to see them Thursday, Fisher
"Every person we passed was smiling and happy," he
"It was a fun community outreach in that way."
When all 300 students gathered at the park, they were greeted by police officers handing out water bottles, along with representatives from St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City.
The hospital donated half of the water and distributed bookmarks that offered health tips to encourage youngsters to pursue healthy lifestyles.
said the additional water and fruit snacks were purchased from local businesses with money from grants, donations and the Albertsons
Community Partner program, which has been discontinued.