10 AM Wednesday, January 1
Running Hopefully & Successfully Since 2010
New Year’s Day – Hopeful 5k
7890 Main St N Maple Grove, MN 55369 Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant
Run or walk around Arbor Lake in Maple Grove, MN on USATF certified 5k course with family & friends then return for optional Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant for optional Irish Breakfast, beer, light beverages music & More Irish-Americana Hospitality!
Timed/Scored on USATF Certified Course #MN15009RR – Includes MN Runner of the Year points reporting
Basic entry $30 – Full values entry fee $42; $50 race day
$6 discount for no commemorative event shirt and/or $6 discount for No Irish Breakfast Options
Pre-register soon to be assured of all shirt sizes options
Race Morning Schedule & Race Day Registration @ Claddaugh Irish Pub in Maple Grove
8 AM – CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) Volunteers set up course, finish line & indoor registration @ inside the Claddaugh Irish Pub Restaurant right near the start and finish lines. Enter the Claddagh from their parking lot.
(More CCREW volunteers welcome to help; RSVP to CC Coach GaryWestlund@aol.com or call 612-245-9160)
9 AM – Pre-registered Check-in, shirt & bib# pick-up & Race Day $50 full values / or $40 basic registration opens (NOTE: $5 incremental discounts on race day are intended to round race day entry fee to $5 increments from full values registration, therefore take -$5 for no shirt option and/or -$5 for no Irish Breakfast options.)
9:50 AM – Registration Closes & Start Line Assembles for Pre-race Announcements
10 AM – START! Post race Claddaugh Irish Pub & Restaurant Irish Breakfast Buffet, Beer, cold and hot light beverages and live Irish music await registered participants. This will be a great time to talk with one another, make new friends, and share your love for running and walking with faithful, loving family and friends.
11:15 AM – CCREW begins clean-up and then will join runners indoors for Irish breakfast and fun.
Celebrating the Virtues of the Claddaugh – Active Friendship/Love/Loyalty
by sharing RxExercise run & walk followed by the hospitality of the Claddaugh Irish Pub
Cheerful, welcoming CCREW volunteers, festive Irish motivation music, announcer, colorful New Year’s Day 5k shirt, holiday costumes welcome, free & convenient parking
Via our MeetUp page RSVP for Charities Challenge’s ”Catch Me At Claddagh” Race Series & Training Times where we actively celebrate Friendship/Love/Loyalty Throughout the Year
Note: Friendship, Love and Loyalty are the virtues of the Irish Claddagh
Commemorative New Year’s Day – Celebrating Hope 5k shirt serves as a reminder to keep up our daily RxExercise, walk/run with loved ones, and achieve all our worthy resolutions.
New Years Day is a day of hopeful resolutions observed by people around the world. On this holiday, runners & walkers will be demonstrating the power of RxExercise to improve lives, especially those who are living actively and well beyond health challenges like arthritis, cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.
Enjoy more New Year’s motivation by reading at the History.com web site The history of New Year’s Day
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. Info: 612-245-9160; GaryWestlund@aol.com
Holiday Run Series Presented by Charities Challenge – Continuing CC’s RxExercise Mission & Programs