2012 New Year’s Eve Day - Hopeful 5k Slideshow with theme music
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 3 PM Start
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
Check in registration inside Black Bear Crossings Cafe on Lake Como
2013 Online Open Soon - Pre-register online for 12/31/13 New Years Eve Day - Hopeful 5k via Active
Entry Fee: Early Pre-registered $29; $34 late registration Dec 23-29; $45 race day
2013 New Year’s Eve Day 5k Printable Promotional Flier & Mail-in Registration Form here soon
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2012 New Years Day 5k online slideshow with New Year’s Hopeful theme music
Commemorative New Year’s Eve 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.
Heated indoor restrooms; holiday music & annnouncer; free photography & fabulous online slideshow; CCREW volunteers warm & helpful hospitality; post-race treats & after party at Ol’ Mexico Restaurante where we can each celebrate & tell about our past year’s resolutions achievements and predict our most Hopeful New Year’s Resolutions Challenges.
Free & convenient parking lots alongside start/finish area, with added police security hired by Charities Challenge.
Race Day Schedule:
1:15 PM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) volunteers set up registration inside Black Bear Crossings Cafe with entertainment, and outdoor course, entertainment & hot/cold refreshments & healthful post-race treats.
1:45 PM - Pre-registered check-in opens for bib #s & shirts pick-up near start/finish historic pavilion on Como Lake.
1:45 PM - Race Day Registration ($40) opens.
2:45 PM - Race Day Registration closes.
2:50 PM - Start line assembles final race day instructions
3 PM - START! 4th Annual New Year’s Eve Day - Hopeful 5k & 1.5 Mile Fitness Walk.
4 PM - CCREW begin course clean-up.
4:30 PM - Join fellow runners & walkers and the CCREW Volunteers at CC’s New Year’s Eve Day 5k CCREWards Post-race Party @ Ol’ Mexico Restaurante a few minutes north of Como Lake on Lexington Ave. Ol’ Mexico is offering their hearty brunch and/or special 2-for-1 beverages to anyone displaying their commemorative bib number or race shirt.
* USATF Certified Course CC's Como Lake Course is USATF #MN-05030-RR
For a larger version of the course map click here.
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.
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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 History.com 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; GaryWestlund@aol.com
Holiday Run Series Presented by Charities Challenge - Continuing CC’s RxExercise Mission & Programs