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Congratulations “Fire Up Your Feet” Spring Challenge Winners!

Thirty-one schools across Southern California took the “Fire Up Your Feet” Spring Challenge this May, committing to improve their total health and earning cash awards along the way.

The top prize of $5,200 was awarded to Young Oak Kim Academy in Los Angeles for logging the most physical activity during the month-long challenge.

Challenge winners are:

  • Los Angeles: Young Oak Kim Academy, "First Place SoCal 3-2-1 Blastoff" $5,200
  • San Diego: Shoal Creek Elementary School, "Second Place 3-2-1 Blastoff" $1,200
  • San Diego: JCS Innovation Center La Mesa, Second Place $1,000
  • San Diego: La Mesa Middle School, Second Place $1,000
  • Los Angeles: Lanai Rd Elementary School, Second Place $1,000
  • San Diego: Lemon Avenue Elementary School, Second Place $1,000
  • San Diego: San Altos Elementary School, Second Place $1,000
  • Riverside: Twinhill Elementary School, Second Place $1,000
  • San Diego: Rancho Elementary School, "Third Place 3-2-1 Blastoff" $700
  • Orange: Bathgate Elementary School, Third Place $500
  • San Diego: Black Mountain Middle School, Third Place $500
  • Los Angeles: Centers of Learning, Third Place $500
  • Los Angeles: Frances Willard Elementary School, Third Place $500
  • Los Angeles: Jefferson Elementary School, Third Place $500
  • San Diego: La Mirada Elementary School, Third Place $500
  • Orange: Lakeside Middle School, Third Place $500
  • San Diego: Magnolia Science Academy San Diego, Third Place $500
  • Riverside: McAuliffe Elementary School, Third Place $500
  • San Diego: Northmont Elementary School, Third Place $500
  • Kern: Robert P Ulrich Elementary School, Third Place $500
  • San Diego: San Ysidro Middle School, Third Place $500
  • Riverside: Skyview Elementary School, Third Place $500
  • San Diego: Sunset Elementary School, Third Place $500
  • San Diego: Sunset Hills Elementary School, Third Place $500
  • San Diego: Smythe Elementary School, "Runner Up 3-2-1 Blastoff" $400
  • Los Angeles: Beryl Heights Elementary School, "Runner Up Reward and Reflect" $300
  • Los Angeles: Canfield Elementary School, Runner Up $200
  • Los Angeles: Dearborn Elementary Charter Academy, Runner Up $200
  • Ventura: E P Foster Elementary School, Runner Up $200
  • Los Angeles: Lincoln Elementary School, 3-2-1 Blastoff $200
  • Orange: Rancho Canada Elementary School, CAPTA $100

Schools that participated in the Fire Up Your Feet spring 2015 challenge were eligible to win awards in several categories, including overall participation, weekly activity tracking numbers, bicycling, and walking. In all, Kaiser Permanente awarded more than $90,000 to participating K-8 schools across the country.

Fire Up Your Feet is a part of Kaiser Permanente’s Thriving Schools Initiative (, a partnership with leading national organizations aimed at creating a culture of health in our communities through collaboration and resource sharing.  The program seeks to unite the school community around the shared goal of healthy minds and bodies.

The next Activity Challenge will take place October 1-31, 2015 and is open to any K-8 public, private or charter school in Southern California. To learn more, including how to sign up, visit