• KP Challenge
          • The KP Challenge is a series of three great, local races — Saint Fennessy 4K, Fitger’s 5K, and Park Point 5-Miler — that are strategically placed throughout the year to help participants build their endurance and stick to a regular training schedule.

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    • Saint Fennessy 4K
    • Fitger’s 5K
    • Park Point 5-Miler
    • Minnesota Mile
    • North End Nightmare 5K
    • Youth Races
  • VISIT Grandma's Marathon

About

$475,000

In Grants Given to Community's Youth Athletic Organizations

$325,000

In Running Shoes Donated to Local High School Runners

$40,000

In Scholarships Awarded to Local College Student-Athletes

The Young Athletes Foundation (YAF) works to support the organizations and individuals of its five-county region through a series of kids’ events, grants, scholarships, and other programs that are focused on promoting and providing pathways for kids to live healthy and active lifestyles.

VISION STATEMENT
The vision of the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF) is to assist in the promotion, development, and growth of youth athletics and healthy lifestyles.

MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF) is to support and build community by providing pathways of opportunity to youth in athletic programs and encouraging healthy lifestyles.