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Stairs of Stillwater 2018


Registration opens at Pioneer Park at 8:30-9:15AM. Cash, check & credit card are accepted forms of payment.


See you tomorrow!


TEAMS & CLUBS --Show your spirit by teaming up, wearing your team's uniform and supporting Youth Advantage! (Team registration is only available to children grades K-12 and their coaches.)

Please see the attached team flyer for more information. Register online by clicking the registration link above (click on team, enter your team's name and password then complete the registration information requested) or submit the hard copy of the registration form to Youth Advantage.


8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. - Participant Check In/ Registration at Pioneer Park, 515 2nd St. N., Stillwater MN 55082

9:25 a.m.- National Anthem

9 :30 a.m. - Horn sounds- Walk begins

Stairs of Stillwater, a fundraiser to support the mission of Youth Advantage, is now the official 5K event for HarvestFest, an annual community festival held in downtown Stillwater. The 5K will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at PIONEER Park and will follow a marked route through the many hills and hidden staircases of Stillwater, ending at LOWELL Park where giant pumpkins, live music, and more festivities await you.The 5K walk introduces a new exciting route that includes many of the city’s staircases and weaves up and down the hills of downtown Stillwater.

Finishers can enjoy re-fueling snacks,  relax as you listen to the live band, then explore all of the festivities that HarvestFest offers!

Registration (Through 5:00PM October 12th online and at 8:30-9:15AM in person at Pioneer Park):

●     Adult Registration: $25

●      Child (ages 0-18) Registration: $20

T-shirts will be available for sale at the event for $15 each (sizes and quantities not guaranteed).

PowerUp is providing scholarships to families who qualify for free or reduced-fee lunch and who would like to participate in this event. Contact Youth Advantage at to request a scholarship. 

Collectible T-shirt for Sale at Event

T-shirts will be available for $15 at the event but sizes and quantities are not guaranteed. This soft stylish t-shirt is certain to be your go-to comfy t-shirt!

Title Sponsor Partner ($3,000 Donation)


Who is Dick Olsen?

With special thanks to and support from the family of Dick Olsen, in memory and recognition of his dedication to Youth Advantage and the Stillwater community, this year’s event is now the Dick Olsen Legacy Stairs of Stillwater in his honor.  Mr. Olsen was involved in many projects and organizations that improved the quality of life in the St. Croix Valley, and he was an integral part of Youth Advantage from its inception through his passing.

Gold Level Partners ($1,000 Donation)

Silver Level Partners ($500 Donation)

Bronze Level Partners ($250 Donation)