Giving Back

Every day you lace up your sneakers and put foot to pavement, you’re breaking down personal barriers to get to your best self. By Running the Rapids, you’re giving others the helping-hand they need to break their barriers. Thank you for helping us build up our community as you build up yourself!

Running the Rapids is a non-profit organization that will donate a portion of funds raised to organizations in our community who support and encourage health and well-being for all people.

Meet the organizations supported through your participation for 2018:

Special Olympics Minnesota offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round sports training and competition. Through Special Olympics’ athletic, health and leadership programs, people with intellectual disabilities transform themselves, their communities and the world.

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LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free 12-week small-group fitness program for adult cancer survivors that empowers you to improve your quality of life.


· Improve energy levels and self esteem

· Build muscular strength and endurance

· Improve flexibility and endurance

· Improve ability to do everyday tasks

· Develop an ongoing fitness plan to continue practicing a healthy lifestyle

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