A recent physical fitness class lasted a bit longer than usual for 280 students at Millburn Elementary School.
The students participated in a 24-hour physical challenge.
The students were split into teams and took turns running or walking 2 1/2 miles each, said Dan Jazo, a physical education teacher at Millburn who organized the event.
"It was great," Jazo said. "All of the kids had a good time and everyone finished."
The challenge started at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 1 and lasted until 9:30 a.m. on Oct 2.
Because of rain, the students were forced to run or walk some of the time inside the school.
"We thought bad weather might be a possibility, so we mapped out a trail inside the school beforehand," Jazo said.
There were 16 teams …