Challenge Obesity 5K

12.4.20 obesitychallengeGARYSaturday, July 22 - 8 AM Start

12th Annual

Challenge Obesity 5k

For the first time, this Life Challenge event is being conducted simultaneously on the same course, side by side, with another Life Challenge event: The 13th Annual Challenge Cancer 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!

Beautiful Bunker Hills Regional Park, Andover, MN

Bunker Hills Activity Center Indoor & Outdoor Staging Area

550 Bunker Lake Blvd NW, Andover, MN 55304

Timed/Scored on a USATF Certified 5k Course Map MN15036RR

Pre-register Online for Challenge Obesity 5k

Challenge Obesity 5k Printable Flier & Entry Form here soon

Event Theme: “I Don’t Have To Be Thin To Be Happy/Healthy/Fit” + Special Optional Remarkable Weight Loss Recognition

Complete 5k results by Youth, Open, Masters (5-year age groups > age 40-90+) Classy commemorative race shirts & race treats for all event participants.

Race Day Schedule:

7 AM CC Race Event Workers (CCREW) Volunteers begin course set up & indoor registration in Activity Center

7:30 Pre-registered Check-in & Race Day $45 registration opens

8:20 Check-in & Race Day registration closes & Go to Start Line for Pre-race Announcements

8:30 Start! 5K RUN & WALK

9:45 Kids 500m Fun Run Race Results & Recognition posted on site and to internet soon after the race

Post-race gathering fboth indoor and outdoor around gardened Activity Center

10:15 AM CCREW volunteers begin course and finish line clean-up

2016 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results

2016 Challenge Obesity 5k Age-Graded Race Results

2016 Challenge Obesity 5k slideshow + music here soon

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2015 Challenge Obesity 5k photos slideshow with music

2015 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results

2014 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results

2014 Challenge Obesity 5k photos slideshow + theme music

2014 Challenge Obesity 5k Inspiring Video

2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results

2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Photos slideshow + theme music

2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Inspiring Video

2012 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results

2012 photos slideshow with event theme music


April 20, 2012 - Press Release - Challenge Obesity 5k “Where the Biggest Losers Recognized as Biggest Winners”

2011 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results & Records

2011 Challenge Obesity 5k Photos Slideshow with Event Theme Music

2010 Race Results

2010 Race Photo Slideshow

2009 Challenge Obesity 5k Official Race Results and Awards

2009 Challenge Obesity 5k Photo Gallery

Challenge Obesity/Overweight with appropriate and highly effective Rx Exercise.

We will have many walking and running who have lost from 30 to 230 pounds over recent years & kept their weight under control with their RxExercise & want others to know that they can achieve their health/fitness goals, too. Come celebrate & cheer all who are achieving their weight management goals & living happier, healthier, more active lives.

Read about the Power of RxExercise relative to Overweight/Obesity Challenges

12/5/11 WebMD Article: “Want to Live Longer? Fit Outweighs Fat”

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!

Net event proceeds benefit CC’s Rx Exercise Events, Programs and Services. CC is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Info: Contact CC Event Director & Coach / 612-245-9160