Run for the Green


March 16, 2018 2:30-3:30

Now in its eleventh year, our annual Run for the Green fundraiser is the Birney health and wellness run hosted by Friends of Alice Birney and Coach Lord. We will enjoy a fun afternoon of running, walking and listening to music together while celebrating all our efforts to support our awesome school. In the weeks leading up to this fun day, we hold our largest and most rewarding fundraiser of the year!  

Birney Bees collect pledges to  help fund key elements of our highly successful International Baccalaureate Program including: Spanish, Art, & Garden for all of our students. These necessary elements are not fully funded by the District.  Our school family and our community must collaborate to support all of our children’s success! Be a part of Team Green! Ask friends, family, neighbors and community members to support your school by sponsoring your run. Any size donation helps us reach our annual goal to keep the IB spirit alive!

Register with our new online fundraising system by following these steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your name and email address (you will enter your students’ later) then click Register
  3. Follow the instructions on-screen.

An exciting array of prizes will be awarded at our closing assemblies’ Opportunity Drawings!  See below for all the ways that you can win!


Really Cool Prizes like amusement passes, tickets to museums, gift cards and so much more!!  The first $20 in pledges raised earns the first ticket to be entered in the prize drawing.

After the first $20 is raised, an additional ticket can be entered in your name for every $10 submitted.

The more you raise, the more chances you will have to win!!


Each student that raises $65 can receive one limited edition Run for the Green t-shirt.

If that student raises $100 they can also receive one ADULT Run for the Green t-shirt!!


Week 1 will kick off with a special recess for the top class in each grade that has the most students signed up with our new online pledge system!! For all the rest of our fundraising weeks, the classroom with highest amount of pledges submitted each Friday will receive an extra recess the following week!


Principal-For-A-Day awarded to the 1st place student that raises the most money.

Lunch with Ms Amanda and a friend awarded to the 2nd place student that raises the most money.

Dance Dance Revolution parties for the 3 classes that raise the most money in grades K-1, 2-3 & 4-5.

Medals & trophies awarded to students and classes for most sponsors obtained, most laps run, & more!


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