Challenge Aging

Challenge Aging 5k LogoSunday, September 21 - 9 AM Start

8th Annual
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

Pre-register Online for Challenge Aging 5k via Active.com

Printable Challenge Aging 5k Promotional Flier & Mail-In Entry Form

Professionally Timed 5k by WayzataResults on USATF Certified 5k Course

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 Runners Club of America (RRCA) MN State 5k Championship

8 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) MN State 4 Mile 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)

Race Morning Schedule near lakeside pavilion Como Lake

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.

2013 Challenge Aging 5k Race Results

2013 Challenge Aging 5k Photos slideshow + theme music

2013 Challenge Aging 5k Inspiring Video - 4 beautiful minutes

NEW added value for Challenge Aging 5k: FREE online photo book! CC has teamed up with LIVEALITY to give you a free  online book so you can share the joy of running with friends & family. Plan to upload up to 3 of your own candid photos into your personalized 2013 Challenge Aging 5k book.

2013 Challenge Aging 5k Liveality Online Photos Memory Book - Pesonalize with your select photos

2012 Challenge Aging 5k Race Results & Records

2012 Challenge Aging 5k Photos Online Slideshow + Event Theme Music

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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

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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.

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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.

* USATF Certified Course - CC's Como Lake Course is USATF #MN-05030-RR

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