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It's TIME!
Run Bears Run 2018  
Run Bears Run group photo 2017But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.  Isaiah 40:31

Keep moving with Run Bears Run 2018 !

Mark the calendar!

The FINAL mile run is Friday, September 28th at Parkview Field! 

 Deadline is approaching fast!! See Kris in the school office about getting your student signed up! 

  Thank YOU 2018 Sponsors!

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Run Bears Run Sponsor Precision Heat 

2015 Paul Davis LOGO Run Bears Run Sponsor

Arbor Farms


Summit Financial Group

Run Bears Run Cornerstone Landscape Logo

2015 Pizza Hut Logo Run Bears Run Sponsor

Hamilton Hunter Builders, Inc. 


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Many thanks to Fort4Fitness and all of the volunteers, donors and sponsors who make Run Bears Run possible! 


 Parents and Friends of St. Paul's: YOU can support St. Paul's with the help of Fort4Fitness!  

Sign up to run or walk ANY of the Fort4Fitness events throughout the year and choose St. Paul's as your Charity Partner (at no extra cost to you) and help raise money for St. Paul's programs!

Spring Cycle

Fall Festival Events 

Fantasy of Lights 5K   

RBR 2017 Hayworth Gross photoEmail Melissa Hawk at for more info! 

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RBR 4th grade photo post race






What is Run Bears Run?

We are excited to partner with Fort4Fitness for the 6th year to bring our school the Run Bears Run program!  Run Bears Run is a fun, healthy program for all our students to help encouarge healthy habits for life!  As part of Run Bears Run 2018, each of our St. Paul's students will have the opportunity to get moving as a school and take part in the Fort4Fitness Kids Marathon.*  By participating in Run Bears Run/Kids Marathon, each student will get moving over the summer/fall.  Students can walk, run, bike or do other physical activity and log their mileage.  On September 28, 2018, student participants and their families are invited down to Parkview Field to run/walk the last 1.2 mile of their marathon together at the For4Fitness Health Festival!  The race finish line is right on the Parkview Field at home plate!   Families are encouraged to get active together over the summer/fall AND at the final mile on September 28th.  We are also planning a  celebration afterwards at St. Paul's, so mark your calendars!  Seniors (55+) are invited to sign up for the Senior Marathon and join our students in getting healthy this summer! Also look for FREE fun family events throughout the summer at!  Run Bears Run is also helps us raise money for St. Paul's.  The proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the class room funds for this school year (2018-19).  Donations can be given on-linel! Go to the "donate" button at the top right of the page.  We are also seeking sponsors for Run Bears Run 2018! Sponsors will help cover the overhead costs of the program (printing costs, t-shirts, entry fees, etc) and help us plan some fun, healthy activities for the students!  

I want to be part of Run Bears Run!  How can I get involved?

There are many ways for you get involved and support St. Paul's!  


Go to to register for ANY of the 2018 Fort4Fitness events. Be sure to choose St. Paul's Lutheran School as your charity partner!  


Become a sponsor for the 2018 Run Bears Run Campaign! Contact the school office for a Run Bears Run Sponsorship Registration or contact for more information on sponsorship opportunities! 


Proceeds from Run Bears Run 2018 will help teacher class accounts.  Please donate!  Contact the school office or donate online here.


We are in need of volunteers to assist with Run Bears Run 2018 and Fort4Fitness events.  Contact for more information on volunteer opportunities! 

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* The Fort4Fitness Kids Marathon entry fee of $10 has been generiously covered by St. Paul's PTL and Run Bears Run sponsors.  Thank you to our sponsors for allowing each of our student to participate! 

** If you have already signed up for one of the Fort4Fitness races, no problem! We can add you to the St. Paul's team! Just email Melissa Hawk at to get added to the team!


A HUGE Thank you to our 2017  Run Bears Run Sponsors ! 
You make this program possible! 

Fetters Construction INC

Run Bears Run Sponsor Precision Heat
Parkview Sports Medicine
Paul Davis Logo 2015 NM Color Logo
2015 Pizza Hut Logo Run Bears Run Sponsor

Thank you also to donors: Meijer, Target, Skyzone, Summit Gymnastics, Walmart who gave prizes for Run Bears Run!  


Here are some photos from previous Run Bears Run!

RBR kids finish 2016

Run Bears Run Max Park 2016









2015 F4F line up big kids
 Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

2015 RBR F4F checkin
Our students had a great time finishing the last 1.2 mile together at Parkview Field on Sept. 25th.  Thank you to Fort4Fitness! 



2015 F4F line up boys 2nd

2015 F4F line up girls 2nd
On your mark.....  
get set.....  
2015 F4F line up K

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Run Bears Run take off 4 Zoe and Emma

Run Bears Run 2015 the take off

Run Bears Run 2015 Paul and REnee


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2015 robert gross crossing finish line


Run Bears Run 2015 timmy running

2015 F4F post race boys
Post race celebration!  Job well done!  

2015 RBR group photo 7th grade girls


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2015 RBR post race group photo 5th

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Run Bears Run 2014

Fun Bears Run 2013 Start Line

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 Some fun pictures from the past Run Bears Run!



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 Run Bears Run girls ready to run 2013

Run Bears Run 2013 - girls running the race

Run Bears Run 2013 playground photo