Challenge Aging

2016CCagingonwhiteSaturday, September 22 - 9 AM

12th Annual
Challenge Aging 5k
“Celebrating Strength & Successful Aging”

& .5k Kids Challenge Fun Run

2018 RRCA MN State 5k Championship

Pre-register Online for Challenge Aging 5k

Challenge Aging 5k Printable Flier & Entry Form

Beautiful Bunker Hills Regional Park, Andover, MN

Bunker Hills Activity Center Indoor & Outdoor Staging Area

550 Bunker Lake Blvd NW, Andover, MN 55304

Timed/Scored on USATF Certified 5k Course Map MN15036RR As with every CC event, official race results are submitted to MN Runner of the Year for MNROY Records points

5k results by Youth, Open, Masters (Masters 5-year age groups > age 40-95) + Age-graded results

2018 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:

RRCA-Champlogo4C_wht-smIMG_9499Open Division Winners (under age 40)

Masters Winners (ages 40-49)

Grand Masters (ages 50-59)

Senior Masters (ages 60 and up)

Indoor Check-in, shirt pick-up & Race Day Registration @ start/finish area near Bunker Hills Park Activities Center. Free, convenient parking,  indoor restrooms, motivating theme music, announcer, commemorative race shirts, healthful post-race treats & photography

Race Morning Schedule:

      • 7:30 AM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) Volunteers set up course, finish line & indoor registration area(More CCREW volunteers welcome to help; RSVP to Coach or call 612-245-9160)
      • 7:45 AM - Pre-registered Check-in, shirt & bib # pick-up, & Race Day $45 registration opens
      • 8:45 AM - Registration Closes
      • 8:50 AM Start Line Assembles for Pre-race Announcements
      • 9 AM - START!
      • @ 10:10 AM - Kids Challenge 1/4 Mile Fun Run (Free of entry fee without shirt)
      • Post race party inside beautiful Activity Center and outside Activity Center in lovely gardened picnic area
      • 10:30 AM - CCREW volunteers begin course clean up

2017 Challenge Aging 5k Race Results

2017 Challenge Aging 5k Age-Graded Race Results

Find Challenge Aging 5k photos at Charities Challenge Facebook Group Page

Also, enjoy the 2016 Miles of Smiles Show + Music

2016 Challenge Aging 5k Race Results

2016 Challenge Aging 5k Age-graded Race Results

2016 Challenge Aging 5k photos slideshow + theme music

2015 Challenge Aging 5k photos slideshow + theme music

2015 Challenge Aging 5k Race Results

2014 Challenge Aging 5k Race Results

2014 Challenge Aging 5k Photos slideshow + theme music

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

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 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 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 / 612-245-9160