ATTENTION ALL WISCONSIN K-8 SCHOOLS! Fire Up Your Feet is back and has already started! Don’t worry though, it’s not too late to get your school involved! You have until MAY 15th to register here and track an activity (biking, walking, swimming, skating) to count towards your schools participation rate. Available to any elementary and middle school in grades K-8 nationally, Fire Up Your Feet offers free resources, an online activity tracker, a school fundraising organizer and more, all aimed at increasing physical activity before, during and after school for students, parents, school staff and teachers. Family and friends of the school are encouraged to register and track for the school as well! Not just students are eligible!
Check out how to track your activity video (Video) »
The Wisconsin Bike Fed is putting up the cash awards for this challenge so please win our money to help your school be more healthy and active!
Final Challenge Awards: Final Challenge Awards are calculated by the following formula:
Total number of students, parents/guardians and school staff that tracked during the Challenge period, divided by school enrollment.
1 $1,000 first place award
1 $500 second place award
1 $200 third place award
OTHER CHALLENGE AWARDS
1 $500 Let’s Move Active Schools Award: Schools that have registered with and developed an Action Plan for Let’s Move Active Schools and have at least 10 participants tracking activity for the Fire Up Your Feet Challenge will be entered in a drawing for a $500 award.
1 $100 Small School or Runner Up Award: Schools with less than 100 students are eligible to compete for all awards, except for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Final Challenge Awards. This award will be given to the school with the most students, parents/guardians, and school staff tracking during the Challenge Period, divided by total school enrollment.
WEEKLY CHALLENGE AWARDS
- Reflect and Reward $100 Drawing: During the last week of the Challenge, participants are invited to submit a short paragraph about how Fire Up Your Feet has benefitted their school. All submissions will be entered into a drawing for a $100 award. Please send paragraphs to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NATIONAL PEOPLEFORBIKES AWARDS
In honor of National Bike to School Day on May 6, 2015, we are pleased to once again offer PeopleForBikes awards honoring dedication to bicycling to school. A $500 PeopleForBikes award will go to the top three schools nationally with the highest percentage of participants tracking bicycle activity. A total of three $500 awards are available; limit one award per state/region.