StreetsAlive aims to spark people into actionFargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A three mile stretch in downtown Fargo was completely cut off from traffic today.
By: Andrea Hubbell, WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A three mile stretch in downtown Fargo was completely cut off from traffic today.
All in effort to spark people into action.
Walkers, bikers, and even people on their roller blades came to check it out.
Just in the first two hours, over 125 people showed out for the event, streets alive.
Fitness fun, demonstrations and food vendors lines streets up and down the F-M route.
Promoting healthy habits for families in the valley.
StreetsAlive! Is designed to inspire all ages to get fit and have fun doing it - no matter what fitness level you're at.
Nearly 12,000 people made it out in 2012.
Some say, they wish they could do this more.
Beau Gray-Cyclist: "In my opinoin there should be streets in Fargo, where there aren't cars around, year round."
Alison Monke- Rollerblader: "It kind of can be, like a gateway. You know, come out once. Come out to a bike ride the kids, the mom or whoever sees how much fun it is and then they keep doing it and keep being active."
Today, I talked with one woman who says getting on that bike versus a car gives her a whole new perspective of what Fargo is all about. And she wishes she could do it more often.
If you couldn't make this event, you haven't missed out. The F-M area plans to do this again on August 25th.