Sunday, September 21 - 9 AM Start
Challenge Aging 5k
“Celebrating Strength & Successful Aging”
& 1.5 Mile Fitness Walk & Kids Challenge 1/4 & 1/2 Mile Fun Run
Como Lake, St Paul, MN 1360 Lexington Parkway North, St Paul, MN 55103
Race Day $40 On Site Registration Opens @ 7:45 AM
Printable Challenge Aging 5k Promotional Flier & Mail-In Entry Form
Professionally Timed 5k by WayzataResults on USATF Certified 5k Course
*CC's Clockwise Como Lake Course Map is USATF Certified Course #MN13040RR
Complete 5k results by Youth, Open, Masters (5-year age groups > age 40-90+) and optional Athena-Clydesdale Weight Class Divisions. Classy commemorative race shirts & race treats for all Event participants.
2014 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) MN State 5k Championship
8 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) MN State 5k Championship awards will go to men & women in the four divisions:
Open Division Winners (under age 40)
Masters Winners (ages 40-49)
Grand Masters (ages 50-59)
Senior Masters (ages 60 and up)
2013 Challenge Aging 5k Race Results
2013 Challenge Aging 5k Photos slideshow + theme music
2013 Challenge Aging 5k Inspiring Video - 4 beautiful minutes
NEW for Challenge Aging 5k: FREE online photo book! CC has teamed up with LIVEALITY to give you a free online photos book to share your running joy with friends & family. 2014 Challenge Aging 5k optional print memory book also available.
Race Morning Schedule near lakeside pavilion Como Lake
7 AM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) volunteers set up course, registration, and refreshments
7:45 AM - Pre-registered check-in opens for bib #s & shirts pick-up near start/finish @ historic pavilion on Como Lake
7:45 AM - Race Day Registration ($40) opens.
8:45 AM - Race Day Registration closes.
8:50 AM - Start line assembles for final race day instructions
9 AM - START!
10:10 AM Post-race results, awards
10:20 AM - Kids Fun Run - simultaneous 1/4 + 1/2 Mile fun run for kids of all ages
10:30 AM CCREW begin course clean-up
Start/finish & convenient free parking alongside Como Lake; indoor restrooms below pavilion promenade; motivational theme music, announcer, free photographic record & online show, healthful post-race treats. Driving directions.
2012 Challenge Aging 5k Race Results & Records
2012 Challenge Aging 5k Photos Online Slideshow + Event Theme Music
2011 Challenge Aging 5k Race Results & Records
2011 Challenge Aging 5k Photos Online Slideshow + Event Theme Music
2010 Photo Slide Show 2009 Race Results 2009 Photo Gallery
Special Aging Athletes Recognition: “Well Aged with RxExercise” recognition. “Calculate your “Real Age” at www.realage.com and then tell us in your registration form what your “Real Age” is for us to recognize and celebrate.
Aerobic Exercise Relieves Insomnia - Boosting cardiovascular fitness improves sleep, vitality and mood for insomniacs
Motivation to Move, Stay Strong, and Get Smarter throughout Life by Reading Articles on Successful Aging via RxExercise
For Athletes, Aging Can Be a Pain
Older Adults Who Socialize Less May Experience Motor Decline
Note: “Real Aging” for physically fit & athletic individuals after age 40 is slowed to ¼ the rate of “Usual Aging” effects in sedentary individuals. Active athletes are really younger than their chronological years and happier/healthier/younger than sedentary individuals.
Share your youthfulness: Share your RxExercise with others.
Challenge Aging with appropriate and highly effective RxExercise.
Businesses with a health/fitness interest are very welcome to...
Become a Challenge Aging Active Event Sponsor
Charities Challenge Mission: To Improve Health/Fitness, Reduce Health Risks, and Enhance Disease Management via Goal-oriented RxExercise Training Programs, Engaging Events & Active Community Partnerships...
Because there is NO CURE for all the ills associated with lack of exercise…except RxExercise!
Net event proceeds benefit CC’s Rx Exercise Events, Programs and Services. CC is a 501(c)(3) organization.
You’re also welcome to fundraise directly for & with funds going to any other IRS recognized non-profit charitable cause of your choice while training for and participating in any CC Events. Go to CC’s Make A Donation page and then explore CROWDRISE linked there to set up your own fundraising campaign. CC receives no funds from any fundraising you set up to benefit any other charitable causes; but, CC’s Crowdrise page will display how much money you and others have raised for your charities of choice. Start your own Charities Challenge fundraising whenever you’re ready to add those steps to all your steps in training & racing CC Events. Ready...Set...Go!
Info: Contact CC Event Director & Coach GaryWestlund@aol.com / 612-245-9160
Pre-register Online for 2015 Challenge Aging 5k via Active.com