Thursday, October 17, 2013

Run or Walk Veterans USA - Honoring Military Service 5k at Como Lake in St Paul, MN, Sunday, November 10

Run or walk and/or volunteer at the 3rd Annual Veterans USA - Honoring Military Service 5k at Como Lake in St Paul, MN, Sunday, November 10 - 9 AM start. (Note: Veterans Day is 11/11 as it is every year.)

For more inspiring event information and registration options go to

1. USATF certified 5k course
2. Chip timing & race results and records by CC’s official timing company
3. Free photographic record with fabulous post-event online slideshow displaying “Miles of Smiles”
4. Pro-videography show will be online same day to review
5. Commemorative Veterans Day - Honoring Military Service 5k shirts
6. Americana motivational music & announcer
7. CC Race Event Worker CCREW volunteers’ hospitality, lively camaraderie & healthful, tasty refreshments
8. A pocket size Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. (CC’s Americana Heritage Events are the only known races in America giving away these historic, world-changing USA founding documents.)
9. Optional added donations welcome to benefit wounded vets programs of Team Red, White and Blue Minnesota
10. Opportunity to meet, greet & say “Thanks for your service” to active duty and retired military family and friends from all military branches.

Pre-register soon for the lowest entry fee; pre-registration closes Thursday, Nov 7, or sooner if 700 limited entries are received.

Free and convenient event parking is right at the start/finish area, and indoor heated restrooms. See the CC website for maps/directions.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Invitation to 5th Annual Halloween Fearless 5k – Chase Away Fears on Saturday, Oct 26

You’re invited to run, walk and/or volunteer at Charities Challenge’s 5th Annual Halloween Fearless 5k – Chase Away Fears Event at Como Lake, St Paul, Saturday, October 26, starting at 9 AM.

For more information, online and printable mail-in entry registration form, go to

Pre-register online or by mail for lowest entry fee $28! Entry fee increases to $33 after Sunday, Oct 20. Race day registration is $40.

Professionally chip-timed 5k on a lakeside USATF certified course and the simultaneous 1.5 Mile Family & Friends Fun Walk will start at 9 AM. The events will start/finish near the lovely lakeside pavilion.

We'll party lakeside, celebrating the Power of RxExercise to improve lives and even reduce fears and anxiety.

Registration includes:
A) “Halloween Fearless 5k” party atmosphere including lots of participants in costume
B) Classy commemorative Halloween Fearless 5k long sleeve shirt
C) Chip timed race results according to complete USATF divisions
D) Halloween Motivational Music & Announcer to give you a “Shout Out”
E) Enthusiastic CC Race Event Workers (CCREW) volunteers.
F) Photography and unique post-race online “Miles of Smiles” slideshow
G) Videography & online fun show
H) Free online personal Photos Memory Book by Liveality
I) Healthful hot & cold refreshments & Halloween Treats
J) Convenient, free parking, and indoor heated restrooms
K) Post-race discounted party brunch & beverages at nearby Ol' Mexico Restaurante (present bib #)

Chase Away Fears! Yes, RxExercise has been shown to even improve the management of fearful depression and anxiety.

Only 4% of Americans ever run & less than 2% ever run/walk a road race! Non-exercisers fear exercise & fear that their efforts to improve their health/fitness will be a waste of time.

Actively demonstrate your friendly fearlessness as an active runner/walker by sharing your run/walk with others who may have been fearful of RxExercise and entering a 5k road race.

RxExercise has been discovered to be the “magic pill” for reducing a variety of fearsome health risks including arthritis, cancer, depression, diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, and more.

So, come together where we’re all making a difference by helping people to live well today and every day by actively supporting Charities Challenge ongoing RxExercise Programs and CC’s Special Holiday Run Events like Saturday’s Halloween Fearless 5k.