Easter Sunday Rise 'n Shine 5k

2015 Easter Sunday 5k Race Results

2015 Easter Sunday 5k slideshow + theme music

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garyeasterimage2012Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 9 AM Start

9th Annual

Easter Sunday

Rise ‘n’ Shine 5k

Timed run or walk on a USATF certified 5k course through beautiful, forested Bunker Hills Regional Park on paved pedestrian paths with family & friends

Beautiful Bunker Hills Regional Park, Andover, MN

Bunker Hills Activity Center Indoor & Outdoor Staging Area

550 Bunker Lake Blvd NW, Andover, MN 55304 USATF Certified 5k Course Map MN11071RR

Pre-Register Online for 2016 Easter Sunday 5k via Active opens soon

Easter Sunday 5k printable promotional flier & mail-in entry form here soon


2014 Easter Sunday 5k Race Results

2014 Easter Sunday 5k photos slideshow + theme music

2013 Easter Sunday 5k Race Results

2013 Easter Sunday 5k Slideshow with Rise ‘n’ Shine theme music

2013 Easter Sunday 5k creative video

Race Morning Schedule

7:00 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


@ 10 AM - Kids Challenge 1/4 Mile Fun Run (Free of entry fee without shirt)

10:15 AM - CCREW begin course clean-up.

Post-race indoor & outdoor party with refreshments starts after racers arrive at finish area

2012 Easter Sunday 5k Race Results

2012 Easter Sunday 5k Slideshow with Rise ‘n’ Shine theme music

2011 Easter Sunday 5k Photos Slideshow with Theme Music

2011 Easter Sunday 5k Race Results & Records


2010 Race Results photos from the race  2009 Easter Sunday 5K Photo Gallery

“It’s a joy to walk ‘n’ run with others because a 5k a day brightens a day”

Read at The History Channel web site about the History of Easter

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Because there is NO CURE for all the ills associated with lack of exercise…except RxExercise!

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In addition to your event entry fee, CC welcomes any tax-deductible donation to CC.

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Holiday Run Series Presented by Charities Challenge - Continuing CC’s RxExercise Mission & Programs