Walk to School Day and ACES Lace Up Together

LANSING, MI — Michigan students will be joining schoolchildren from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day (W2SD) on Wednesday, October 6. Coordinated by the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program staff, over 300 schools across the state sign up to participate annually. This year, they have also [...]
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The Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Run Returns

After a year off due to the pandemic, the wait to run the Mighty Mac is finally over. Runners are ready to lace up their shoes, raise their pulse, and run to the finish. The Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Run is known as a bucket-list run. Holding title as the longest suspension bridge in the [...]
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Video Retrospective Highlights the Evolution of Michigan’s Governor’s Fitness Awards

Lansing, Mich — Since 2007, Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF)  and the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports (Council) have held the Governor’s Fitness Awards (GFA) to recognize Michigan communities, organizations, and individuals who inspire healthy choices. Held each spring with a legislative and gala event, hundreds gather to celebrate those who have given their all to be healthy, while giving back to their [...]
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Governor Whitmer Announces Appointments to the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports

Lansing, Mich — Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the following appointments to the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports pursuant to Executive Order No. 1992-05. “We look forward to working with our new council members and welcome back those who have been reappointed” shared CEO and President Amy Ghannam, Michigan Fitness Foundation and the Governor’s [...]
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Michigan Students Get Moving on Bike to School Day

Lansing, Mich -- Michigan students from around the state, along with their parents, teachers, and community leaders, will join students around the country for Bike to School Day (B2SD) on May 5th. Organized by the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program staff in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), this [...]
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Michigan Farm to Family: CSA Provides Access to Farm Fresh Food

Lansing, Mich -- The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) a Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) grant to scale up their successful Michigan Farm to Family: CSA (MF2FCSA) pilot program. GusNIP projects bring stakeholders from distinct parts of the food system together to foster understanding that improves [...]
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