Kids of STEELHealthy Lifestyles for Every Season

Kids of STEEL (KOS) is an award-winning, free youth physical activity and nutrition program designed to instill lifelong, healthy habits in children. Our training plans are geared towards age-appropriate exercise and healthy eating habits. During the training period, children will:
  • Complete physical activity and nutrition goals based on their chosen training plan
  • Learn the benefits of setting a goal, training for the goal and achieving that goal
  • Track activity and nutrition goals on a training log and turn it in for a finisher prize
Find out more about the Kids of STEEL Summer Program which starts on July 3, 2017
Learn more about the Kids of STEEL Winter/Spring Program

Children are encouraged (though not required) to complete the program by registering for a designated P3R event depending on the training program and season. Check out our Kids of STEEL Races page for more details on these events:
  • Sheetz Pittsburgh Toddler Trot 
  • Toyota Pittsburgh Kids Marathon 
  • UPMC Health Plan/UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run 
  • GNC Live Well Liberty Mile
Over the past seven years, Kids of STEEL has helped close to 18,000 children achieve their healthy lifestyle goals. In 2017, Kids of STEEL can be found in over 150 sites throughout 10 Pennsylvania counties and 1 Ohio county.