6th Annual - Sunday, March 16 - 9 AM Start
St Patrick’s Irish Traditions 5k
& 1.5 Mile Family & Friends Fun Walk
Celebrating Active Friendship/Love/Loyalty
Run or walk around beautiful Como Lake on a USATF certified* 5k course with family & friends
*CC's Wintertime Counterclockwise Como Lake Course Map is USATF Certified Course #MN13041RR
1360 Lexington Parkway North, St Paul, MN 55103
Professionally Timed/Scored by www.WayzataResults.com
Race results will be posted on site and online within minutes of the last finisher in the 5k
St Patrick’s 5k Online Registration via Active
St Pat’s 5k printable promotional flier & mail-in registration form
Find full race morning schedule below.
Start/finish & convenient free parking alongside Como Lake; indoor restrooms; motivational Irish theme music, announcer, fun & free photographic & videograhic online shows, healthful post-race indoor party hot soups & treats.
NEW added value for St Pat’s 5k: FREE online personalized photo book! CC has teamed up with LIVEALITY to give you a free online photos book so you can share the joy of running with friends & family.
Plan to upload up to 3 of your own candid photos into your personalized 2013 St Pat’s 5k online book.
See here a sample of what your FREE online photo book will look like - photos from CC’s 2013 Challenge Aging 5k.
2013 St Patrick 5k - Photos Slideshow with theme music
2013 St Patrick 5k - Creative & fun 2 minute video
2013 St Patrick 5k - Race Results
Race Morning Schedule @ Como Lake
7 AM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) Volunteers set up course, finish line & indoor registration @ Black Bear Crossings Cafe inside the historic lakeside pavilion right near and between the start and finish lines. (More CCREW volunteers welcome to help; RSVP to Coach GaryWestlund@aol.com or call 612-245-9160) Driving directions
8 AM - Pre-registered Check-in, shirt & bib # pick-up & Race Day registration opens - Please enter & exit Black Bear Crossings restaurant through the outdoor promenade double doors for registration.
8:50 AM - Registration Closes & Start Line Assembles for Pre-race Announcements
9 AM - START!
Post race delicious bowl of hot soup (3 to choose from) and cold and hot beverages await participants inside historic pavilion on Como Lake (Beer and wine available for purchase.)
This will be a great time to talk with one another, make new friends, and share your love for running and walking with loving family and friends.
10:15 AM - CCREW begins clean-up and then will join runners indoors for hot soup
Celebrating Active Friendship/Love/Loyalty by sharing RxExercise run & walk
Cheerful, welcoming CCREW volunteers, festive Irish motivation music, announcer, colorful St. Patrick’s Irish Traditions 5k shirt, healthful tasty treats, holiday costumes, free & convenient parking, indoor heated restrooms.
On this Irish-International Holiday, runners & walkers will be demonstrating the power of RxExercise to improve lives and loving-loyal relationships, especially the many who are living well beyond health challenges like arthritis, brain injuries, cancer, diabetes, depression & heart disease with RxExercise shared with loved ones. Brilliant!
Show off! Display a back-sign proclaiming, “I Run with Loyal-Loving Friend(s)________________”
Your loving friend(s) will be inspired by your signs of Friendship-Love-Loyalty!
2012 St Patrick 5k - Race Results 2012 St Pat’s 5k Slideshow with Irish Tunes
2011 St Pats 5k Online Slideshow with Irish Tunes
2011 St Pats 5k Race Results
2010 St Pats 5k Photos Slideshow with Irish Tunes
2009 St Pats 5k Photos Slideshow with Irish Tunes
Join CC’s RxExercise Ambassador Team & Train to Travel to Dublin, Ireland in 2014, to run, walk, or cheer our Team to the Dublin Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon on Aug 31 Join the Dublin RxExercise Ambassador Team by March 17, St Patrick’s Day, and receive a Fast Start $50 CC Fundraising Credit!
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.
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!
CC events proceeds support CC’s RxExercise Events/Programs/Services.
Additional tax-deductible donations received by CC through the past nine years have been donated to other non-profit organizations, charitable causes, needy individuals, and RxExercise Ambassadorships.
2012 - Now you can fundraise for any charitable cause via CC & Crowdrise!
While training for and participating in any CC Events, you’re also welcome to fundraise directly for and with those funds going to any other IRS recognized non-profit charitable cause of your choice. Go to CC’s Make A Donation page and then expore CROWDRISE linked there to set up your own fundraising campaign for either CC’s RxExercise Programs or a charitable cause of your choice. CC receives no funds from any fundraising you set up to benefit any other charitable causes. CC’s Crowdrise page will display how much money you and others raise for either CC or 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: 612-245-9160; GaryWestlund@aol.com
Holiday Run Series Presented by Charities Challenge - Continuing CC’s RxExercise Mission & Programs