2012 ThanksGiving Day - GivingThanks 5k Slideshow with Theme Music
ThanksGiving Day - GivingThanks 5k
& 1.5 Family & Friends Fun Fitness Walk
8th Annual Active “Attitude of Gratitude Celebration”
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, Nov 28
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 with family & friends.
Limited 800 Pre-registrations - Pre-register Early!
Pre-register online for Thanksgiving Day - Giving Thanks 5k via Active
Thanksgiving Day 5k Printable Promotional Flier & Entry Form here soon
(Since shirts are printed well in advance of race day, all shirts sizes cannot be guaranteed to all race day registrants)
Early Check-In & Shirt and bib # pick-up reduces race morning check-in lines & volunteers work!
At Early Check-in you may pick up your commemorative bib#
& shirt and pick up these items for family/friends.
Optional Early Check-In Schedule:
Wednesday, Nov 21, from 10 AM to 4 PM
at Black Bear Crossings Cafe in Como Lake-side pavilion.
Early check-in continues from @ 4:30-7:30 PM at Ol' Mexico Restaurante
a few minutes north of Como Lake on Lexington Ave just beyond Larpenteur Ave. (Ol’ Mexico is also offering a special two-for-one on beverages for anyone coming there to get your shirts, bib #s & check in. Just show the restaurants wait staff your bib # or shirt to get the special.)
We can also accept a few more walk-in pre-registrations at the above locations as long as we have extra shirts and bib #s
Race Morning Schedule:
7 AM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) volunteers set up course, registration, and refreshments
7:45 AM - Pre-registered check-in opens for bib #s & shirts pick-up near start/finish historic pavilion on Como Lake.
7:45 AM - Race Day Registration ($40) opens.
8:45 AM - Race Day Registration closes.
8:50 AM - Start line assembles final race day instructions
9 AM - START! 7th Annual ThanksGiving Day - GivingThanks 5k & 1.5 Mile Fitness Walk.
10 AM - CCREW begin course clean-up.
* USATF certified 5k course map
2011 ThanksGiving Day - GivingThanks 5k Slideshow with Theme Music
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.
Fun Families ‘n’ friends Holiday Tradition Actively Celebrating Gratitude. Holiday costumes welcome. Please bring a non-perishable food donation. Collected Food donation will again go to Roseville, MN area food shelves.
View slideshow & music from 2010 ThanksGiving Day 5k and imagine this year “being in the picture”
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.
You’re also welcome to fundraise directly for & with funds going to any other IRS recognized non-profit charitable cause of your choice while training for and participating in any CC Events. Go to CC’s Make A Donation page and then explore CROWDRISE linked there to set up your own fundraising campaign. CC receives no funds from any fundraising you set up to benefit any other charitable causes; but, CC’s Crowdrise page will display how much money you and others have raised for your charities of choice. Start your own Charities Challenge fundraising whenever you’re ready to add those steps to all your steps in training & racing CC Events. Ready...Set...Go!
Info: 612-245-9160; GaryWestlund@aol.com
Holiday Run Series Presented by Charities Challenge - Continuing CC’s RxExercise Mission & Programs