The 41st Annual Fifth Third River Bank Run on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, offers something for everyone! Currently recruiting 10 of the most spirited school cheer squads, dance teams, pep bands, other school and alumni groups and non-profit groups to compete in the Spirit Station Competition!  Dare to dream and be a part of assisting race participants in their quest for the finish line through upbeat music, routines, signs and themes. Simply complete the form below. or email the Race Office at runinfo@53riverbankrun.com.

If selected, your group will be assigned a station along the 15.5 mile race course.  You are encouraged to bring as many people and provide as much music, props, etc. to provide the motivation and excitement necessary to be selected by participants as one of the top three groups competing for the following scholarships:

1st Place — $500
2nd Place — $300
3rd Place — $200

QUESTIONS?  Please contact the Fifth Third River Bank Run office via email or 616.771.1590.

 

Congratulations to the 2017 winners:

1st Place ($500) – Grandville High School Cheer 
2nd Place ($300) – Grand Rapids Christian High School Cheer
3rd Place ($200) –  Children’s Assessment Center

Spirit Station Competition

The 41st Annual Fifth Third Bank River Bank Run presented by Amway with Spectrum Health the Official Health Partner on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, offers something for everyone! Currently recruiting 10 of the most spirited school cheer squads, dance teams, pep bands, other school and alumni groups and non-profit groups to compete in the Spirit Station Competition! Dare to dream and be a part of assisting race participants in their quest for the finish line through upbeat music, routines, signs and themes.
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