Monday, August 19, 2013

Run or Walk Challenge Arthritis 5k @ Como Lake, St Paul, this Saturday, August 24

You’re invited to run, walk or volunteer at Charities Challenge’s 9th Annual Challenge Arthritis 5k - Celebrating Strong Steps with Arthritis event at Como Lake, St Paul, this Saturday, August 24, starting at 8 AM. For more information including online registration option go to Pre-register today!

The professionally timed 5k on a lakeside USATF certified course and the simultaneous 1.5 Mile Family & Friends Fun Walk will start at 8 AM. The Kids Challenge Fun Run will start about 9:15 AM after the 5k event is completed. The events will start/finish near the lovely lakeside pavilion.

Pre-registration is $28 through Monday, Aug 19, $33 Aug 20-21; race-day registration is $40; reduced rates for the Kids Challenge Fun Run includes commemorative shirt. Online pre-registration closes at Midnight CDT Wednesday, Aug 21.

We'll party lakeside, celebrating the Power of RxExercise to improve the lives of family & friends living well beyond a variety of arthritis challenges. Registration includes:
A) “Celebrating Strong Steps with Arthritis” party atmosphere
B) Commemorative Challenge Arthritis 5k shirt
C) Race results according to complete USATF divisions
D) Compete for Challenge Arthritis 5k records
E) Motivational Challenge Arthritis theme music & announcer
F) Enthusiastic CC Race Event Workers (CCREW) volunteers. NOTE: Please join our Rewarding CCREW volunteers whenever you may not be racing. RSVP with me by e-mail or phone 612-245-9160 to join our happy CCREW.
G) Complimentary photography and unique post-race online “Miles of Smiles” slideshow
H) Healthful, tasty refreshments
I) Free, convenient parking & indoor restrooms

Because of their commitment to their own RxExercise regimen many are living well beyond their arthritis challenges. These Arthritis-Challenged Honored Athletes will inspire each of us to maintain our own stronger hearts and minds with our own RxExercise.

Please refer to CC and the Challenge Arthritis Event anyone you know that we may celebrate as they continue their successful, active living beyond their arthritis challenges.

Come meet and cheer each of our Arthritis-Challenged Honored Athletes, and everyone who is racing to fill their exercise prescription. Brilliant!