What is the Wolverine Dash?
A West Middleton PTO Fundraiser where students are encouraged to run laps while a DJ plays music and raises money by getting pledges for West Middleton.
A schoolwide event taking place on October 1, 2021, in which all students and staff participate.
A new approach to fundraising that avoids selling products and directs ALL profits back to the school.
What are the goals of the Wolverine Dash?
To fund West Middleton programming, including a Gaga Ball pit for the playground, teacher allowances, assemblies, classroom technology, and field trip opportunities.
To include the entire West Middleton community in a fun and healthy activity.
To be successful enough to make this the only major PTO fundraiser of the year.
How do I donate money to the Wolverine Dash?
It’s easy! Go to http://www.funrun101.com/westm..., search for your students' name and DONATE!
You can also send a check via the pledge envelope that was sent home with your student and return it to school.
What do students do for the Wolverine Dash?
Run/walk a looped track on the school field for 20 minutes on the Wolverine Dash day. Each grade level session takes 1 hour, with time to get on the field, warm-up, run, cool down, and have a post-race snack.
Use the online pledge system and/or the pledge envelope to raise money for the Wolverine Dash.
Have a ton of fun, whether or not they have pledged.
What do parents/guardians do for the Wolverine Dash?
Volunteer the day of the Wolverine Dash.
Dress your student appropriately for running and the weather the day of the Wolverine Dash.
Help your student get pledges before the Wolverine Dash.
Support all the West Middleton students the day of the race with words of encouragement and by cheering from the sideline as they participate in this fun and healthy event. Signs, crazy outfits, and noisemakers are welcome!
What happens after the Wolverine Dash?
A packet telling how many laps your student ran will come home on race day.
Students should collect outstanding pledges, with checks payable to West Middleton PTO.
Turn in pledges in the pledge envelope by October 8, 2021