August 21, 2014 Leave a comment
This fall, Fire Up Your Feet is awarding more than $100,000 to K-8 schools across the country to support Safe Routes to School and other health and wellness programs. With awards in several categories, schools have even more chances to win. If you already have a Safe Routes to School program at your school, you are ahead of the game!
Read below to find out about some of the awards that schools could win for the awesome work that they’re doing to help get kids moving safely to and from school, and take the next step by signing up at www.fireupyourfeet.org today!
Thanks to generous support from our partner PeopleForBikes, we are pleased to offer an award honoring dedication to bicycling to school. The school in each region that tracks the most bicycling minutes during the Challenge will win a $500 award and a package of bicycling products and discounts.
Fire Up Your Walk to School Day Awards
In each region, schools with a minimum of 25 walkers at the end of the Challenge will be entered into a drawing for Fire Up Your Walk to School Awards ranging from $100 to $500. Check out our Fire Up Your Walk to School Day Award promotion tipsheet for more information.
Fire Up Your Feet Awards
Fire Up Your Feet awards ranging from $200 to $5,000 are available in:
California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maryland, Metro Atlanta, New Hampshire, Oregon, Southwest Washington, Wisconsin, Virginia or Washington DC. Please click on each highlighted state or region for details.
Weekly Breakout Challenge Awards
In addition to the awards listed above, schools can compete for weekly Breakout Challenge awards in a variety of categories. Visit your state or region’s website for details about the Breakout Challenges.
New and Updated Resources
With simplified tracking and new and updated resources, there’s never been a better day to get Fired Up! Check out our how-to videos, newsletter text, flyers and sample letters to help get the word out among your local Safe Routes to School partners. For additional assistance, please contact email@example.com.