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WHY WE RACE - The team is raising money for the Student Support Fund which is distributed by GVSU Financial Aid and provides scholarships to students who are facing extreme financial circumstances which could keep them from completing the final requirements to obtain their degree. This fund truly helps students get to the graduation finish line. MAKE A DONATION TO THE TEAM | LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR GOAL

RACERS - This team is all-inclusive. Laker alumni, friends, family, students, faculty and staff will run/walk/wheel on behalf of Grand Valley State University as a part of the Laker for a Lifetime Team. Team members may participate in any race (5K run/walk, 10K, 25K). Anyone is welcome to join the team, and members who raise funds to benefit students will receive a Laker for a Lifetime wicking shirt, exclusive parking, gear check, and more. 1. REGISTER FOR THE RIVER BANK RUN |  2. REGISTER FOR THE TEAM | 3. FUNDracer DETAILS & PERKS | 4. MEET THE TEAM

VOLUNTEER - Browse through dozens of volunteer opportunities to get involved with the Laker for a Lifetime Team throughout the festivities. LEARN MORE

EXPO - Join the action at the annual Sports & Fitness Expo at the DeVos Convention center on May 8, 2015. Stop by the GVSU Laker for a Lifetime table, buy a t-shirt, meet with fellow Lakers and register to win great prizes like tickets to watch a Grand Valley football game from the GVSU Alumni suite.

GVSU RACE PARTY - Join us for the official Laker for a Lifetime post-race party, held in the heart of downtown. Re-fuel with drinks, Brewery Vivant Beer, Free Monster Energy Drinks, food and entertainment with your favorite Lakers! Free to Laker for a Lifetime team FUNDracers who reach the minimum fundraising goal, and pre-registered volunteers, $10 for event attendees, children 12 and under are free. REGISTER HERE

SPIRIT STATION - More cowbell! Bring your noise makers and your Laker spirit and cheer on the Laker for a Lifetime team participating in all legs of the race at the official GVSU alumni spirit station. (located at the DeVos Lot on Winter Avenue, near Laker Michigan Drive). Cash prizes are awarded from the Fifth Third River Bank Run organizers to the stations with the most spirit! VOLUNTEER INFO (voting opens on May 9 at 4 p.m.)

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