Saturday, September 23 - 9 AM Start
Challenge Aging 5k
“Celebrating Strength & Successful Aging”
& .5k Kids Challenge Fun Run
2017 RRCA MN State 5k Championship
Entry Fee: $30 ‘til Monday, Aug 31; $33 9/1-15; $36 9/16-20; $45 race day
Reduced early entry fee as low as $25 with “No Commemorative Shirt” option
Online Registration for Challenge Aging 5k
Challenge Aging 5k Printable Flier & Mail-in 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
2017 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)
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 AM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) Volunteers set up course, finish line & indoor registration area(More CCREW volunteers welcome to help; RSVP to Coach GaryWeslund@aol.com 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
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 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