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Fun Run

Event Overview

On Friday, October 5 the Devinny PTA will host the only school fundraising event of the year. In this event, each student will have 30 minutes to run as many laps as possible around a 1/4 mile loop of the ball fields (1/8 mile for kindergarten and 1st graders in 20 minutes). Each grade runs during their AMP time (except Kindergarten which will run at 10:50 am). 

Students will enjoy running through a bubble zone and a noodle tent, getting cooled off by a mister, leaping hurdles and zigzagging through flags, and getting their groove on in the Dance Zone. 

More than just an exciting event, the Fun Run raises money to support the Devinny PTA activities, which include the Science Fair, Chess Club, Good Morning Moms, Staff Appreciation Week, Talent Show, Dads & Donuts, Reflections, Spring Carnival, and many more.

Families can collect pledges on a per lap basis or as a fixed donation (i.e., $2 per lap or a flat $20, for example).

With the help of the school staff and our wonderful PTA volunteers, not only are we able to run the Fun Run in-house, but ALL proceeds go directly towards supporting the school and our current students, as all of the funds raised will be used the same year.

In addition to funding PTA activities, previous Fun Runs have purchased: 

  • The new playground
  • Smart Boards
  • Laptops / Chromebooks
  • iPads
  • Science Kits
  • Math books
  • Handwriting books
  • Library books
  • Various classroom supplies
  • Playground shade structure
  • Repair of the baseball field
  • Update basketball court

Committee Overview

Organize the school's main fundraising event. Includes: recruit volunteers, post signage, distribute signup sheets, collect and organize funds after the event, order and distribute prizes. Day of event: organize volunteers and classrooms, water station and popsicles.

Volunteer Support Needed

  • Set up (Filling balloons, setting up course and obstacles)
  • Course Volunteers (hand out bracelets, supervise course, and cheer kids on)
  • Rest Tent (help kids who need a break or some extra attention)
  • Clean up
Many volunteer positions are available. Visit the Sign Up Genius at

Still have questions about the event? Visit the Fun Run FAQ page.

For More Information

Please contact Susan Fleming at or Alicia Archuleta at

Devinny PTA,
Aug 28, 2017, 11:57 AM
Devinny PTA,
Sep 19, 2017, 8:15 PM