Governor's Fitness Awards

Recognition for communities, organizations and individuals who inspire healthy choices

Pure Michigan Fitness

Recognizing quality physical activity events throughout Michigan

Endorsed Events Calendar

View a list of Governor's Council endorsed events. Search by date, keyword or ZIP code

Endorsed Event Application

The Pure Michigan Fitness program endorses local, regional and state events consistent with the Governor’s Council mission

ACES/Bike to School Day

All Children Exercise Simultaneously (ACES) and Bike to School Day celebrate physical activity throughout Michigan and around the world

Walk to School Day

Annual, coordinated event during which schools celebrate walking to school


Beginner and experienced cyclists enjoy this annual bicycle adventure

Labor Day Bridge Run & Walks

Runners and walkers across Michigan celebrate Labor Day with races, including the Mackinac Bridge Run

Auto Show 5K

5K run celebrating Detroit's rich automotive history