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Walkfest 2020: 11/18/2020

We look forward to seeing you at Walkfest!!

Walkfest is Carey's time-honored tradition that embodies the spirit and mission of Carey through inclusivity, diversity and a sense of personal responsibility. 

We invite all Carey families, faculty, grandparents, and Carey alumni to participate.

Walkfest kick-offs the new school year and shows our newest members our school spirit and what we can accomplish when we work as a team!

Be sure to:

Volunteerfor a few Walkfest jobs. There are over 400 volunteer opportunities! It's also a great way of getting in your 10 hours of revenue generating volunteer hours.

Get your Walkfest Gear: Get your Walkfest T-shirts here. Carey gear will also be on sale during some school events and Walkfest.

We walk, talk, have fun, and we are one – We Are Team Carey!

 

Click here to order Walkfest t-shirt

 

Walkfest FAQs

What is Walkfest?
Walkfest is the Carey School Parent Association's (CSPA) Fall FUN-raiser.  

What happens at Walkfest?
The entire Carey community gathers at the track of our neighbor - Serra High School - and we walk lots and lots of laps. For each grade, there are individual lap goal levels and the kids are encouraged to set a goal and try to achieve it. There are also grade-level lap goals to encourage teamwork and collaboration

After all that walking, we head to the Serra cafeteria for lunch and ice-cream.  Games are also set up for the kids in the courtyard area.

Who can come to Walkfest?
All Carey students, parents, guardians, grandparents, friends, Carey teachers, Carey admin, Carey alumni - all are welcome!

Why do we have Walkfest?
Walkfest is a time-honored Carey tradition and it is our way to celebrate the Carey Spirit, support our school, build our community and encourage health and fitness.

When is Walkfest?
Sunday, October 18th
From 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

What are the Walkfest Awards?
As in years past, all participants of Walkfest will receive Gold, Silver and Bronze medals based on the number of individual laps walked. 

Grade level lap goals for individuals and grades are listed below.

The Fitness Grand Champion award will be given to the boy and girl, school-wide, who walk the most laps.

Grade

Bronze

Silver

Gold

Grade Goals

PK

4-8

9-13

14 or more

200

K

4-12

13-17

18 or more

500

1

4-14

15-22

23 or more

600

2

4-16

17-25

26 or more

700

3

4-18

19-29

30 or more

800

4

4-20

21-33

34 or more

900

5

4-22

23-35

36 or more

1,000

To ensure a safe event, lap count goals may be adjusted depending on weather conditions on the day of event. Check the lap count sign posted by the starting line for the latest update.