The Fifth Third River Bank Run and partner Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital with Craig’s Cruisers, Ice Mountain, Meijer, Milk Means More (United Dairy of Michigan) RxOptical and Maranda are offering the free Feelin’ Good® Mileage Club® to 50,000 elementary students at schools in Allegan, Barry, Kalamazoo, Kent, Muskegon, Ottawa and Van Buren counties in the spring from March 19 to May 9, 2018.

This free, effective, incentive-based fitness program will get kids moving! Students in grades K-6 will GET HEALTHIER while having FUN!  Your school will receive colored shoelaces, backpack chains, toe-shaped charms and other incentives from sponsors who want to motivate kids toward more activity — while school is in session and when it is out!

Plus, each student who runs, jogs or walks five or more miles during the club will receive a FREE ENTRY into Fifth Third Junior on Wednesday, May 8 at Wyoming High School in Wyoming.  Kids can again choose to participate in the 1/2 mile or 1 mile fun runs at 5:30 pm. Siblings and friends can run too! Register now!

Teachers – apply below for the Feelin’ Good® Mileage Club® program – there is limited space available!  Please remember that the Feelin’ Good® Mileage Club® materials will be distributed on a first come first served basis.  Questions?  Please email the Fifth Third River Bank Run office or call 616.771.1590.

Alward Elementary – Kids getting active with the FGMC!


Teachers apply for the FREE incentive based program and get your students moving!
  • Email for communication and updates on the FGMC program
  • * This is a guideline. If you prefer to receive only shoelaces, place a 0 in the backpack chain field.
  • * This is a guideline. If you prefer to receive only backpacks, place a 0 in the shoelaces field.
  • Teacher envelopes contain summary and tips, recording sheet for students name and miles completed, template for footprints to track/award students mileage, etc.
  • Waiver

    Please accept my school to participate in the FGMC to take place from March 19-May 9, 2018 as part of the Fifth Third River Bank Run and the Fifth Third Junior event. I represent and warrant that I am authorized to contract on behalf of my school and/or district, and waive any rights I or the school/district may have against Fifth Third Bank (including, its parent, subsidiaries and affiliates), its employees, directors, officers and agents, including but not limited to USATF officials, volunteers, consultants, or sponsors for any fatality, injuries and/or damages, including, but not limited to, demands or actions for negligence, premises liability, emotional injury, intentional conduct, tort claims, and any other actions or demands of whatsoever nature I have or may have in connection with my participation in the Fifth Third River Bank Run, and otherwise agree to hold these entities harmless for damage or injuries occasioned by my participation in any Fifth Third River Bank Run event. I also authorize Fifth Third River Bank Run to utilize any photographs, personal narrative, interviews, or audio and video recording of my school's participation in any Fifth Third River Bank Run event for any and all purposes.
  • AGREEMENT: By signing this Electronic Signature Acknowledgment Form, I agree that my electronic signature is the legally binding equivalent to my handwritten signature. Whenever I execute an electronic signature, it has the same validity and meaning as my handwritten signature. I will not, at any time in the future, repudiate the meaning of my electronic signature or claim that my electronic signature is not legally binding. By signing below, I accept the conditions of this agreement.