Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Started

We are a physical fitness and life skills program for kids in school with the goal to run or walk 100 miles during a school year.  It is our vision to get students, families, and communities active and moving.

Everyone is welcome to join the 100 Mile Club. We have programs for schools, adults, and corporations each tailored to fit your needs.  One of the important things to remember there is not cost to get started! We want to get you and your community active and moving immediately. Each of our program options can be implemented anytime during the year.

First, get everyone moving. Register and start tracking miles to success.

Next, visit our Program section on our website and find the best program option for you and your school or business. Our 100 Mile Club team is ready to help you start program and succeed. How awesome is that?

Also, at any point you can transition between any of our programs. It’s as simple as sending the office an email, giving us a call and placing an incentive package order. Being a part of the 100 Mile Club programs get you full access to our Coaches Corner filled with everything you need to run your 100 Mile Club Program including our comprehensive Program Guide, Forms, Incentive Ordering and even other fun ideas to help you keep your students motivate and moving.

Certificate path program allows you to begin the program while you decide which program option is best for you. Be sure to take a look at our Hybrid program, an easy alternative allowing you to work both our Certificate Path and our Award Winning Gold Medal programs.For more in depth details on these programs, go to the program overview.

What makes the 100 Mile Club unique and easy to use is it's ability to provide you with the tools to need to run your program. Whether you already have a program and are looking for structure and incentives, or you are looking for something new, you can adapt the program to fit your needs. Remember, the 100 Mile Club team is ready to help you.

The 100 Mile Club structure, incentives and ideas are designed to help your program excel.

It may be acceptable to implement the 100 Mile Club alongside components of an existing professional program, as long as you are careful not to misrepresent the 100 Mile Club ideas, concepts and trademark/copyright.  Please contact the office directly for further questions about implementing programs together.

Program

Absolutely! We highly encourage parents and teachers to get involved with your students 100 Mile Club. Many of our successful programs have achieved such a level of energy because of the support and collaboration of the parents/teachers with the program.

We gladly welcome charters/home schools to the 100 Mile Club Family! All you have to do is decide which program best fits your needs and register your charter/home school.

If your child is enrolled in a school that already has a program , they must register through their school.

The 100 Mile Club fosters team spirit and camaraderie between students, creating active, connected, fun and fully inclusive physical activity opportunities for all.

If your child is at a school that doesn't have the 100 Mile Club please contact our national office at (951)340-2290 or email [email protected] to discuss how we can help you share the program with your child's teacher or school administrator.

Please do not hesitate to call us if you have questions.

Ordering

You can order your incentives online through Coaches Corner on our website with our very spiffy order supplies and incentives form.

This ordering process goes straight to the shipping department of the 100 Mile Club. This automated process helps us to minimize any errors that can occur through phone orders. If there are any difficulties ordering online, we can accept orders by mail, email or phone.

Once you have your Coaches Corner log-in information you can order any and every supply and incentive you want. The incentive package includes: Challenge Accepted Card, T-Shirt, Gold Pencil, Wristband, End of Year Certificate for all students and our Signature Gold Medal for those students who reach 100 miles. All this is just $10 per student. The only items you can purchase separately are the Challenge Accepted Card and End of Year Certificate. They are also available to be downloaded for free.

Visit our store for other fun items to reward your students including stickers, drawstring bags, sun glasses, and water bottles too. Prices range from $1.00 - $3.00 each!

We encourage you to plan to place your order in time to reward your students with their 25 Mile Signature Milestone Tracking T-shirt. You may place orders throughout the year and as you need. Keep in mind that shipping charges are extra. Many schools open registration to their students monthly placing orders as needed.

There are no specific times that ordering is not available and there are no deadlines except for the end of the school year.

NOTES: While ordering is open and available year round, there are popular times when our schools will place the majority of their orders. We recommend that you place your first order for incentives when you have a group of students who have reached or are near their 25 miles. Sometimes it helps for schools to make set dates for themselves throughout the year like at the end of every month or at set dates throughout the school year. Setting dates and making collective orders could cut down on shipping charges compared to ordering each incentive package when an individual reaches 25.

Shipping

Shipping fees are based on the actual weight of your individual order. If you are using a Purchase Order and need to include these fees, contact our shipping department for an estimate.

NOTE: A good estimate for the shipping charges is 10% of the total cost of your order. This estimate will generally give you good wiggle room. For precise estimates on any order, including orders being shipped internationally, as well as to Alaska or Hawaii, contact our shipping department after you have placed your order.

You can find the actual shipping charges on your completed invoice which will be sent to you either via email or in the order once it is shipped.

It takes approximately 5-10 business days for you to receive an order after it has been placed based on your location. This includes packing and shipping. The 100 Mile Club is located in Southern California, so local schools have the option to pick up their orders.

Billings

Payment is typically accepted after the order is fulfilled and final invoice created, with shipping included. We request payment within 30 days of receiving the invoice.

All methods of payment are accepted. Check is the most common type of payment, and cash is accepted (only in person). Credit card payments are also accepted in person or by phone. Check with your school secretary for the most appropriate method of payment for your school.

Purchase orders are sometimes a requirement for your school district. They are not required by the 100 Mile Club. The best way to find out if your school requires a Purchase Order is to ask the office secretary of your school.

For the 100 Mile Club, we understand a Purchase Order as a promise to pay by whatever entity that issued it.

If a school indicates a Purchase Order is required we are not able to release any order unless we receive a copy of the purchase order or a purchase order number.

Events

This is a little bit more complicated to answer and involves a yes and a no. Yes, outside miles can be earned at events that are sanctioned by the 100 Mile Club and other events that your school accepts and are offered and available to everyone. What we mean by this is like a community walk that volunteers will put on, like an after school fun walk or weekly walk at a community park. No, miles earned at sporting events like soccer and football, or hikes with the family, cannot be considered miles for your incentives. As always, the school and 100 Mile Club head coach always have last say on whether to accept the miles for their program.

The miles earned at local 5K, 10K, half -marathons and marathons can be counted for the 100 Mile Club if the school/head coach accepts these outside event miles for their program and events are open to everyone. Event coordinators can also get the event approved by the 100 Mile Club and put on the 100 Mile Club calendar.

If you have a desire to start an event for you community it is relatively easy and you are more than welcome to find a local area like park or hiking trail and start an event whether weekly, seasonally or what not. Simply visit our website, click on ‘List your meet-up’ under Calendar, then ‘Add my event’.