Challenge Obesity 5K

12.4.20 obesitychallengeGARYNOTE NEW PREFERRED DATE:

Saturday, May 17 - 8:30 AM Start

9th Annual

Challenge Obesity 5k

& 1.5 Mile Fitness Walk and Kids Challenge 1/4 & 1/2 Mile

USATF Sanctioned Event on a certified course* Professionally Timed/Scored

Como Lake, St Paul, MN 1360 Lexington Parkway North, St Paul, MN 55103

Online Pre-registration for Challenge Obesity 5k via Active

Challenge Obesity 5k Printable Promotional Flier & Mail-in Entry Form

2014 Life Challenges 5k Series of 8x Annual Run/Walk Events

Special Reduced Entry Fee Offer: “Taking on All Challenges” for 2014 - Save $70+ on 8x5ks

(Entry Fee per event is $29-$34. $160 Early Entry Fee @ 8x 5ks reduces event fee to $20 per event!)

Each Event Professionally Timed/Scored on USATF Certified Course* at Como Lake, St Paul, MN

Recognition-Results-Records By USATF Youth, Open, Masters 5 yr age groups 35–90+ for Each Event

Reduced Entry fee of $160 for 8x5ks ends January 31!

$160 Lowest Entry Fee Limited to the first 50 Entries

Pre-register now for “Taking on All Challenges” Series of 8x 5ks & Save $70+!

Complete 5k results by Youth, Open, Masters (5-year age groups > age 40-90+) and optional Athena-Clydesdale Weight Class Divisions. Classy commemorative race shirts & race treats for all Event participants.

2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results

2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Photos slideshow + theme music

2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Inspiring Video

Order your 2013 Challenge Obesity 5k Memory Book & Learn How to Personalize Your Book with your photos & story

2012 Challenge Obesity 5k Race Results

Photos slideshow with event theme music NOTE: This is the preliminary slideshow of unedited photos - within a few days this show will be replaced with an even better show. Enjoy the “Miles o’ Smiles” always seen at CC Events. Well done to all. Brilliant!

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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

Challenge Obesity 5k - 2011 Active Charity Partners Program

Challenge Obesity 5k - 2011 Sponsorship Program


I’m Not Foolin’ Round…I Happily Walk ‘n’ Run for the Health of It

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

Race Day Schedule:

6:45 AM CC Race Event Workers (CCREW) Volunteers begin set up

7:20 AM Pre-registered Check-in & Race Day registration opens

8:30 AMStart! 5K RUN & WALK and 1.5 Mile Fitness Walk


10 AM Race Results, Recognition & Awards

USATF Certified Course

CC's Como Lake Course is USATF #MN-05030-RR


For a larger version of the course map click here.

2010 Race Results

2010 Race Photo Slideshow

2009 Challenge Obesity 5k Official Race Results and Awards

2009 Challenge Obesity 5k Photo Gallery



RRCA-MN 5k Men’s Grand Master Champ Tom Literski

Please indicate under “Optional Questions” your special healthful weight management status. We’re cheering for you!

1. Athena & Clydesdale Division for athletes who are above a certain weight: >145 women >200 pounds men.

2. Awards for athletes who have lost 30, 50, 100 pounds or more while pursuing their Rx Exercise and athleticism.


2008 RRCA-MN State 5k Women’s Grand Master Champ Siglinde Moore

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