Fire Up Your Feet winning schools announced!

This past May was the Fire Up Your Feet Spring Activity Challenge. The Bike Fed contributed $2,100 in prize money to help inspire the kids at the K-8 Wisconsin schools remember to log their miles and minutes of physical activity for an entire month. Congratulations to all the many schools who took part in the Challenge, but as with any bike race, there are only three places on top of the podium.

I am please to announce the top three schools for the Fire Up Your Feet Spring Activity Challenge below. If you school didn’t get a prize, don’t feel bad. You are all winners for being more active and healthy. For those looking to move up in the next challenge, take note: both first place Riverside Elementary School in Fond Du Lac as well as the second place Siefert Elementary School in Milwaukee, both utilized the coordinator tracking model to make sure as much of the activity their students were engaging in was getting counted.

 

1st Place Final Award $1000
Riverside Elementary, Fond Du Lac

2nd Place Final Award $500
Siefert School, Milwaukee

3rd Place Final Award – $200
Lincoln Middle School, La Crosse

 

Honors also go to Mount Calvary-Grace Lutheran School, La Crosse, WI for winning two of the weekly Mini Challenges for a total of $200!

These schools can put the prize money towards more healthy and active initiates like Bike and Walk to School Day events or gym equipment.

Remember you or your family can use Fire Up Your Feet all year round to track your activity! There will be a Fall Activity Challenge again in October so keep an ear and eye out for that info !

A big thank you to all those who participated and logged activities! We saw a  big jump in participation from the soft launch in Fall 2013. Lets keep spreading the word and shoot for 2000 participants, 100 schools, and 600,000 minutes this Fall!

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To learn more about Fire Up your Feet in your area contact Jake Newborn, Youth Education Program Manager

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