Saint Fennessy 4K

Raise your heels—and a toast!

Get your green on and dash through Hermantown! This festive 4K brings you right to the party with LIVE music and tasty beverages. All the action happens in Hermantown Square including an entertainment tent! Welcome to the 1st of 3 KP Challenge races!

All net proceeds from the Saint Fennessy 4K benefit the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF). The YAF was developed by Grandma’s Marathon in 1990 to assist with the promotion and development of healthy and active lifestyles for youth throughout Carlton, Cook, Douglas, Lake and St. Louis Counties.

2019 RESULTS     Course Map       2019 Race Photos

Saint Fennessy 4K

Date: March 16, 2019

Start Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Hermantown, Minnesota

Early Entry Fee*: $30 adult, $10 youth.

*Early registration closes at midnight on Thursday, March 14.
If still available, registration will be open on Friday at Yellow Bike Coffee and on race day at the Hermantown High School: $35 adult, no increase for youth.

Participant Swag:  A commemorative Saint Fennessy 4K winter hat, knit gloves and a post-run beverage at McKenzie’s.

Race Packet Pick-up:
Day before race (Friday, March 15) from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Yellow Bike Coffee (5094 Miller Trunk Hwy, Hermantown)
Race day from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Hermantown High School

Post-Race PARTY: 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Parking & Return Shuttle Bus Information
Parking for the event is available in the Hermantown High School parking lot. Shuttle buses from the finish line in the Hermantown Square parking lot back to the Hermantown High School will depart approximately every 20 minutes from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Saint Fennessy 4K was created in honor of longtime Grandma’s Marathon friend Don Fennessy.

Commemorative glass + Free pour after each race of the KP Challenge!
Come for the race, join us for the party.

Purchase a glass for $10 each and celebrate your achievement! Each glass purchased during registration comes with a coupon for (1) free drink on race day:

  • McKenzie’s after the Saint Fennessy
  • The Rex after the Fitger’s 5K
  • Green Mill after the Park Point 5-Miler/2 Mile Walk
KP Challengers! Buy all three glasses and receive the 4th KP Challenge branded glass for FREE!

Costume Contest: To enter the costume contest, have your picture taken at one of the ‘official photo areas’. All photos will be uploaded to the YAF page. Encourage your friends & family to VOTE for you by liking your photo! The 4 pictures with the most amount of votes will win. Voting will end at 5pm on Monday.