Saturday, Feb 15, 2014
Valentines Hearts ‘r’ Running 5k
& 1.5 Mile Family & Friends Fun Walk
Celebrating Active-Loving Hearts By Sharing the Love of RxExercise
Run or walk around beautiful Como Lake on a USATF certified* 5k course with family & friends
1360 Lexington Parkway North, St Paul, MN 55103
Valentines 5k - Pre-register online via Active
Printable Valentines 5k promotional flier & mail-in registration form
Race Morning Schedule @ Como Lakeside Pavilion outdoor promenade
(Start/finish & convenient free parking nearby; indoor heated restrooms below promenade; Driving Directions)
7 AM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) Volunteers set up course, finish line & registration area
7:45 AM - Pre-registered Check-in, shirt & bib # pick-up & Race Day registration opens
8:50 AM - Registration Closes & Start Line Assembles for Pre-race Announcements
9 AM - START!
Post race refreshments await participants on historic Como Lake promenade overlooking the lake
10:30 AM - CCREW begins clean-up
Valentines Day has become a “celebration of love”. On this holiday, runners & walkers will be demonstrating the power of RxExercise to improve lives and loving relationships, especially the many who are living well beyond health challenges like arthritis, cancer, diabetes & heart disease with RxExercise shared with loved ones.
Perhaps even display a sign on your back proclaiming, “My Heart Is Running for __________________”.
2013 Valentines - Hearts ‘r’ Running Slideshow + Valentines Theme Music
2012 Valentines - Hearts ‘r’ Running Photos Slideshow + Valentines Theme Music
2011 Valentines Hearts ‘r’ Running Photos Slideshow with Hearts Theme Music
Feb 7, 2012 - ”For Valentine's Day, Promoting Health Through Exercise” worldwide story via US State Department’s Embassy site about CC’s Valentines Hearts ‘r’ Running 5k
2010 Photo Slideshow
Commemorative “Valentines Day - Hearts ‘r’ Running 5k” Long-sleeve shirt, a reminder to “Share the Love” of sharing our daily RxExercise with those we actively love. Walk ‘n Run with active-loving others, because a 5k a day brightens a day & even improves relationships!
Photos from the 2009 Valentines Day Hearts ‘r’ Running 5k
Demonstrate your active-love! If you’re already an active runner/walker you can significantly encourage those whom you love who will be take up exercise because you, family or friend, are walking with them at the Valentines 5k.
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.
USATF Certified Course
CC's Como Lake Course is USATF #MN-05030-RR
For a larger version of the course map click here.
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 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
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!
Businesses with a health/fitness interest are very welcome to become a Valentines Day Race Sponsor
Holiday Run Series Presented by Charities Challenge - Continuing CC’s RxExercise Mission & Programs