NOTE NEW PREFERRED DATE:
Saturday, May 17 - 8:30 AM Start
Challenge Obesity 5k
& 1.5 Mile Fitness Walk and Kids Challenge 1/4 & 1/2 Mile
USATF Sanctioned Event on a certified course* Professionally Timed/Scored
Como Lake, St Paul, MN 1360 Lexington Parkway North, St Paul, MN 55103
Online Pre-registration for Challenge Obesity 5k via Active
Challenge Obesity 5k Printable Promotional Flier & Mail-in Entry Form
2014 Life Challenges 5k Series of 8x Annual Run/Walk Events
Special Reduced Entry Fee Offer: “Taking on All Challenges” for 2014 - Save $70+ on 8x5ks
(Entry Fee per event is $29-$34. $160 Early Entry Fee @ 8x 5ks reduces event fee to $20 per event!)
Each Event Professionally Timed/Scored on USATF Certified Course* at Como Lake, St Paul, MN
Recognition-Results-Records By USATF Youth, Open, Masters 5 yr age groups 35–90+ for Each Event
Reduced Entry fee of $160 for 8x5ks ends January 31!
$160 Lowest Entry Fee Limited to the first 50 Entries
Pre-register now for “Taking on All Challenges” Series of 8x 5ks & Save $70+!
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.
2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results
2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Photos slideshow + theme music
2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Inspiring Video
Order your 2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Memory Book & Learn How to Personalize Your Book with your photos & story
2012 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results
Photos slideshow with event theme music NOTE: This is the preliminary slideshow of unedited photos - within a few days this show will be replaced with an even better show. Enjoy the “Miles o’ Smiles” always seen at CC Events. Well done to all. Brilliant!
April 20, 2012 - Press Release - Challenge Obesity 5k “Where the Biggest Losers Recognized as Biggest Winners”
2011 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results & Records
2011 Challenge Obesity 5k Photos Slideshow with Event Theme Music
Challenge Obesity 5k - 2011 Active Charity Partners Program
Challenge Obesity 5k - 2011 Sponsorship Program
“I’m Not Foolin’ Round…I Happily Walk ‘n’ Run for the Health of It”
Event Theme: “I Don’t Have To Be Thin To Be Happy/Healthy/Fit” + Special Optional Remarkable Weight Loss Recognition
Race Day Schedule:
6:45 AM CC Race Event Workers (CCREW) Volunteers begin set up
7:20 AM Pre-registered Check-in & Race Day registration opens
8:30 AM – Start! 5K RUN & WALK and 1.5 Mile Fitness Walk
9:45 AM - KIDS CHALLENGE 1/2 & 1/4 MILE FUN RUN
10 AM Race Results, Recognition & Awards
USATF Certified Course
CC's Como Lake Course is USATF #MN-05030-RR
For a larger version of the course map click here.
2010 Race Results
2010 Race Photo Slideshow
2009 Challenge Obesity 5k Official Race Results and Awards
2009 Challenge Obesity 5k Photo Gallery
RRCA-MN 5k Men’s Grand Master Champ Tom Literski
Please indicate under “Optional Questions” your special healthful weight management status. We’re cheering for you!
1. Athena & Clydesdale Division for athletes who are above a certain weight: >145 women >200 pounds men.
2. Awards for athletes who have lost 30, 50, 100 pounds or more while pursuing their Rx Exercise and athleticism.
2008 RRCA-MN State 5k Women’s Grand Master Champ Siglinde Moore
Challenge Obesity/Overweight with appropriate and highly effective Rx Exercise.
We will have many walking and running who have lost from 30 to 230 pounds over recent years & kept their weight under control with their RxExercise & want others to know that they can achieve their health/fitness goals, too. Come celebrate & cheer all who are achieving their weight management goals & living happier, healthier, more active lives.
Read about the Power of RxExercise relative to Overweight/Obesity Challenges
12/5/11 WebMD Article: “Want to Live Longer? Fit Outweighs Fat”
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.
Info: Contact CC Event Director & Coach GaryWestlund@aol.com / 612-245-9160