Charities Challenge

CCrunnerssmallCharities Challenge Mission: To Improve Health/Fitness, Reduce Health Risks, and Enhance Disease Management via Goal-oriented *RxExercise Opportunities, Engaging Events & Active Community Partnerships. Because...

There is NO CURE for all the ills associated with lack of exercise except RxExercise!

*RxExercise refers to exercise as powerful medicine, for which there is no medical substitute for all the good, pleasant effects of exercise!

Join Charities Challenge Group on Facebook for RxExercise Stories & Photos

Follow CC’s Coach Gary Westlund on Twitter @RxExercise

CC Web Site Updated September 23, 2019 @ 6 AM CDT

Join CC’s Open Training Times - Saturday & Sunday Mornings

Get Smart! Join CC’s Unique Run & Read Great Books Discussion Groups & Guthrie Theatre Groups

 Upcoming Meaningful-Memorable-Motivating Run/Walk Events:

Sunday, Oct 27 - Halloween Fearless 5k

+ Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant for check-in & post-race reception & breakfast & beer!

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Sunday, Nov 10 - Veterans Day USA 5k

St Paul, MN State Capitol Memorials Grounds

Thursday, Nov 28 - ThanksGiving Day 5k

Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant for warm check-in & post-race reception & breakfast & beer!

Recent CC Events, News & Photos Links:


  •  Explore CC’s web site to learn more about Charities Challenge RxExercise Mission, Programs, Events & Active Opportunities

For more information contact: 612-245-9160;

Abraham Lincoln is reported to have said, “The worst thing you can do for those you love is the things they could and should do themselves.”  In this spirit, let’s happily help those we love to fill their daily RxExercise!