K9 Youth Alliance is a proud recipient of the 2018 GuideStar Seal of Transparency

We are a publicly funded nonprofit organization - your support helps youth and shelter dogs build brighter futures together! 

Email: K9YouthAlliance@gmail.com

Phone: (424) 272-5992

Registered Charity: 46-1604776

© 2019 by K9 Youth Alliance. All Rights Reserved.

Registration is open! 

We are running to save shelter dogs and improve the lives of young people - join us for the 2020 Los Angeles Marathon or Charity Challenge Half Marathon!

On March 8, 2020, K9YA will run our VERY FIRST LA Marathon as a charity partner! By joining our team as a runner, you will be helping empower young people to prepare abandoned dogs for their new permanent homes. The course is perfect for both seasoned runners and first-time racers!

Perks of joining Team K9YA include:

  • Organized group training runs

  • Access to an exclusive, discounted membership with Renov8 Fitness for strength - and cross-training workouts

  • Team training shirt

  • Team race shirt

  • Events including a kickoff breakfast, pre-race dinner, and post-race party

  • Personal fundraising page and fundraising support from your team leaders

  • Fundraising incentive prizes

  • Fun team building social events!


LA Marathon (Full Distance): 26.2 miles - starts at Dodger Stadium, finishes at the beach in Santa Monica

LA Marathon Charity Challenge: 13.1 miles - starts in Hollywood on the Sunset Strip, finishes with the full marathon distance in Santa Monica - we have a limited amount of these entries, please sign up ASAP!


Thanks for your interest and support! We hope to have you on the team!