Saturday, May 2, 2020 – 8 AM Start
“Taking Strong Steps to Defeat Diabetes”
& Kids Challenge 500 meter Fun Run
This Life Challenge event is being conducted simultaneously on the same course, side by side, with another Life Challenge event: The 15th Annual Challenge Arthritis 5k presented by Charities Challenge. Let’s “share the love as well as the road”, and learn from one another about the Power of RxExercise to help us live well beyond life’s challenges. Go US!
Activity Center in Beautiful Bunker Hills Regional Park, Andover, MN
550 Bunker Lake Blvd NW, Andover, MN 55304
Timed/Scored on USATF Certified 5k Course Map MN15036RR As with every CC event, official race results are submitted to MN Runner of the Year for MNROY Records points
Complete 5k results by Youth, Open, Masters (5-year age groups > age 40-95) + Age-graded results
Basic early entry $30 – Full values entry fee $35 ; $45 race day
$5 Discount for no commemorative event shirt
Challenge Diabetes 5k Printable Promotional Flier & Entry Form here soon
Soon Save $39 on 2020 Special 5x5Ks “Taking on All Challenges” multi-event entry
5x5Ks “Taking on All Challenges” full values entry fee $140; $110 after “no souvenir shirts” option
2020 Taking on Life Challenges 5x5Ks
5x5k “Taking on All Challenges” Printable Promotional Flier & Mail-In Entry Form here soon
7 AM – Check-in, shirt pick-up & Race Day Registration @ start/finish area near Bunker Hills Park Activity Center. Free, convenient parking, indoor restrooms, motivational theme music, announcer, healthful post-race treats & free photography.
Race Morning Schedule:
6:30 AM CC Race Event Workers (CCREW) Volunteers begin outdoor course set up
7 AM CC Race Event Workers (CCREW) Volunteers begin indoor registration in Activity Center
7 AM Pre-registered Check-in & Race Day $40 registration opens
(subtract $5 for “no commemorative shirt” option)
7:50 Check-in & Race Day registration closes & Go to Start Line for Pre-race Announcements
8 Start! 5K Run & Walk
9:15 Kids 500m Fun Run Race Results & Recognition posted on site and to internet soon after the race
Post-race gathering both indoor and outdoor around gardened Activity Center
9:30 AM CCREW volunteers begin course and finish line clean-up
2012 Challenge Diabetes 5k Slideshow with Theme Music
2010 Race Results
2010 Photo Slideshow
90% of diabetes (NIDDM) is preventable & more manageable with Rx Exercise!
Challenge Diabetes with appropriate and highly effective Rx Exercise. Appropriate Rx Exercise is a powerful help to many people with diabetes who want to better manage their diabetes, and improve their quality of life, by being physically active through, and well beyond, their diabetes challenges.
Come celebrate people with diabetes who say, “I’m Moving My Feet to Defeat Diabetes”
This is a remarkable occasion to inspire, and be inspired by, our family and friends who are walking or running through their diabetes challenges to optimal diabetes management and a better quality of life every day.
You’re invited to donate more than your race registration fee in support of CC Challenge Rx Exercise programs. Net event proceeds benefit Charities Challenge Rx Exercise Events, Programs and Services. CC is a 501(c)(3) organization.
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…
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 supporting RxExercise.
Info: 612-245-9160; GaryWestlund@aol.com