New Years Day Hopeful 5k

11.12.29 NYD5k smallestHappy New Year!

Thanks to all who ran, walked or volunteered at the 3rd Annual New Years Day - Hopeful 5k at Como Lake!

New Years Day 5k online slideshow with New Year’s Hopeful theme music

NOTE CHANGE: NEW DAY/DATE for CC’s NEW YEAR’S 5k Event from New Year’s Day to New Year’s Eve Day

Monday, December 31, 2012 - 3 PM Start

4th Annual

New Year’s Eve Day - Hopeful 5k

Starting/Finishing @ Como Lake, St Paul, MN

1360 Lexington Parkway North, St Paul, MN 55103

Run or walk around beautiful Como Lake on a USATF certified* 5k course with family & friends

Pre-register early for 2013 New Year’s Eve Day - Hopeful 5k via - Limited 700 Pre-registrations

Entry Fee: $27 Early Pre-registered ‘til Tuesday, December 25; $32 Dec 26-29; $40 race day

Pre-register online for 12/31/12 New Years Eve Day - Hopeful 5k via

12/31/12 New Year’s Eve Day 5k Printable Promotional Flier & Mail-in Registration Form

2010 New Years Day 5k Race Photos slideshow with New Years Day 5k theme music

Driving Directions


As with CC's wintry Holiday Run Series Events from Thanksgiving to Valentines, while times will not be recorded a display clock will show everyone's finishing time, as will so many of the finishing photographs.

Commemorative New Year’s Day – Celebrating Hope 5k shirt serves as a reminder to keep up our daily RxExercise, walk/run with loved ones, and achieve all our worthy resolutions.

* USATF Certified Course

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


For a larger version of the course map click here.


New Years Day is a day of hopeful resolutions observed by people around the world. On this holiday, runners & walkers will be demonstrating the power of RxExercise to improve lives, especially those who are living actively and well beyond health challenges like arthritis, cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.

Enjoy more New Year’s motivation by reading at the web site The history of New Year’s Day

Net event proceeds support CC’s RxExercise Events/Programs/Services. CC is a 501(c)(3) organization. In addition to your event entry fee, CC welcomes any tax-deductible donation to CC. Info: 612-245-9160;

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