Adventure Fun Run readied

Bowie Elementary students will walk, run, climb and dash to raise money for their school during the Sept. 14 Adventure Dash Fun Run.
Pre-K and kindergarten students will run at 1 p.m. on the front lawn of Bowie Elementary, while first, second and third graders will start at 2 p.m.
According to the Adventure Fun Run website, students will complete five to six obstacles on the course, which will count as one lap. The obstacle course will contain high and low elements to really challenge the runners.
Students have been raising funds for the school through pledgers who donate money to sponsor a student.
Children receive colored wrist bands for every $15 raised, with goals in place for each class. If a class raises $150, they will receive extra recess; $300, a field day frenzy; $500, toilet paper their teacher; $700, slime the athletic director and $1,000, dash bash deejay party.
As of Tuesday, Bowie Elementary had raised $6,939 of its $15,000 goal. To donate, visit
Pledges will be accepted to the end of the event day. Cash and check donations can be turned into the school, located at 405 Lovers Lane.
Students have participated in lessons each day this week to help learn the importance of physical fitness and working together to accomplish the same goal.