Just Deeds

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In conjunction with running and physical activity, JUST RUN promotes good citizenship. When students accumulate milage totals up to the marathon distance of 26 miles AND have performed 26 acts of good citizenship, called Just Deeds, they can be awarded the Just Deeds Certificate of Congratulations

When 50 miles have been run, participants in Monterey and other designated counties will receive JUST RUN tee shirts. Use the Just Deeds form to record the student's Just Deeds.







Examples of Just Deeds
(submitted by children)


Helped my aunt close the door


Cleaned bathroom 

Washed walls in bathroom

Being Responsible 
Made my own lunch for school
Picked up my place mats after dinner

Best Kid Ever

Gave my parents back rubs

Brotherly love

Helped my brother when he got hurt

Helped brother get soup at home 

Helped brother get cereal

Helped my brother's pets

Bye-Bye Hair

Donated hair to Locks of Love

Got hair cut off for Locks of Love


Washed the car

Vaccuumed car


Cleaned off the table without being asked

Helped clean the school yard after school

Did the family's dishes

Washed the dishes without being asked


Walked my dog


Helped my family pick things up around the house

Following School Rules

Two students remembered the school rule to not enter a classroom without the teacher being present. As a result the two students were rewarded with fruit from their teacher.

Getting Rid of Evidence

Helped mom shred papers


Helped Grandma get to the bathroom

Helped in a Group Run

Placed water bottles out so people could use them

Helped in the Running Group

Taught the class running group some new stretches and exercises that everyone really liked

Helped the Teacher Clean the Classroom

Helped clean the classroom at lunch time


Helped blow off driveway 

Helped someone at the store 

Helped someone get a straw


Did my homework without being asked


Vacuumed house


Made my own breakfast

I Helped my Little Sister with her Homework

Every night after dinner I helped Paxton with her homework

Love Everyone

Helped with Thanksgiving meal

Love my Dogs

Changed dog's water

Love my Grandma

Helped my Grandma

Mom's Helper

Helped Mom bake

Helped Mom with food at the store 

Helped Mom sort out food

Mommy the Great

Helped my Mom with the plants

Mowed the Neighbor's Lawn

Mowed the nieghbor's lawn and didn't ask for money.

My Amazing Big Brother Skills

Put milk in ceral for little brother


Helped with gardening

Parents' Bed

Made parents' bed without being asked


Practiced piano without being asked


Made pies for the needy


Read to my little brother


Cleaned my room without being asked

Showing Mom I Care

Helped Mom take bags to her car trunk


Helped my sister sweep the floor


Stamped books at Pacific Grove Middle School for free

Store Help

Put back yellow cartons at store

Students Followed Up On Homework Assignment

Two students followed up on their homework assignment when they discovered that the teacher had accidently assigned the wrong homework page.


Set the table without being asked

Took Out The Trash

Took out the trash at a fast food place

Took out the trash at home

Took Care of Baby

Took care of baby brother in an emergency when mother had to go to hospital.


Vacuumed friend's house

Volunteer Work at a Soup Kitchen

Provided food for the homeless at Dorothy's Kitchen in Salinas.

Volunteer Work at the Big Sur Half Marathon

Gave water and food to runners at the end of the race.

Volunteered To Set Up for Kinder Concert

Spent two hours of volunteer time helping set up and decorate the stage for a Kinder Concert at school.


Walked neighbor's dog for free