ThanksGiving Day - GivingThanks 5k
& 1.5 Family & Friends Fun Fitness Walk
9th Annual Active
“Attitude of Gratitude Celebration”
Thursday, Nov 27
9 AM Start - 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 for a fun family & friends start to Thanksgiving Day!
*CC's Wintertime Counterclockwise Como Lake Course Map is USATF Certified Course #MN13041RR
$29 Early Pre-registration ‘til Midnight CST Thursday, Nov 20; $34 Nov 21-24; $45 on site - Pre-register Now!
Pre-register Online for Thanksgiving Day 5k via Active
Thanksgiving Day 5k Printable Promotional Flier & Registration Form
2013 ThanksGiving Day 5k Photos slideshow + theme music
2013 ThanksGiving Day 5k GivingThanks Happy Video
Free, convenient nearby parking, indoor restrooms, motivating holiday theme music, announcer, warm hospitality, healthful post-race tasty treats, free fabulous photography slideshow to remember the day.
Early Check-In & Shirt and bib # pick-up Wednesday, Nov 26, from 9 AM to 4 PM at Black Bear Crossings Cafe inside the lakeside pavilion on Como Lake located at the address listed above.
You may pick up shirts and bib #s for family/friends when you pick up yours at early check-in.
2012 Thanksgiving Day - Giving Thanks 5k photos slideshow + music
Race Morning Schedule near lakeside pavilion Como Lake
7 AM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) Volunteers set up course - Event start/finish near Como Lakeside Pavilion Area.
7:45 AM - Pre-registered check-in opens for bib #s and shirts + Race Day Registration ($40) opens
8:45 AM - Check-in & Race Day Registration closes
8:50 AM - Start line assembles & Final Pre-race Announcements
9 AM - START!
10:20 AM - CCREW begin course clean-up
Post race treats await finishers as they arrive back at staging area.
Commemorative “ThanksGiving - GivingThanks 5k” long sleeve shirt that will remind each of us to keep a healthful “Attitude of Gratitude” every day throughout the coming year.
Slideshow & music from 2011 ThanksGiving Day 5k
Fun Families ‘n’ friends Holiday Tradition Actively Celebrating Gratitude. Holiday costumes welcome.
Slideshow & music from 2010 ThanksGiving Day 5k
Slideshow & music from 2009 ThanksGiving Day 5k
For what are you especially “GivingThanks”? Choose to show on your shirt/jacket a sign “GivingThanks for ______
As with CC's wintry Holiday Run Series Events, while times will not be recorded the display clock will show everyone's finishing time, as will so many of the finishing photographs.
Enjoy the History of Thanksgiving Day at History.com Learn more about “Thanksgiving Day” by searching through this web page, video, and review of the historical evolution of this unique American Holiday we get to celebrate together each November, a Holiday to which we can add our own new traditions, traditions like sharing in the Power of RxExercise at a special “GivingThanks 5k” at Como Lake with family and friends.
Net event proceeds benefit C RxExercise Events, Programs and Services. CC is a 501(c)(3) organization. You’re invited to make a tax-deductible donation in addition to your event entry fee.
Info: 612-245-9160; GaryWestlund@aol.com
Holiday Run Series Presented by Charities Challenge - Continuing CC’s RxExercise Mission & Programs