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1. 225th Anniversary of the adoption of the US Constitution on Sept 17, 1787
2. Professionally timed 5k
5. Pocket-size US Constitution & Declaration of Independence to first 300 registrants
6. Refreshments, indoor hospitality facilities & restrooms 7. Lively Constitutional celebration
8. Commemorative shirts
9. Exercising liberty 'cause the strong best defend the US Constitution and life, liberty & happiness
Location and Fees
USATF Certified 5k Course within forested Bunker Hills Regional Park on paved paths; Start & finish is next to Bunker Hills Activity Center.
Entry Fees: $27 pre-registered thru 9/8; $32 'til 9/12; $40 race day.
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#1 - Memorial Day 5k, 5/27
#2 - Free to Run 4 Miles , July 4
#3 - America the Beautiful 5k - Never Forgetting 9-11, 9/8
#4 - Constitution Day - We the People 5k, 9/15
#5 - Veterans Day 5k - Honoring Military Service 11/11
#6 - Thanksgiving Day USA 5k, Nov 28
For details go to www.CharitiesChallenge.org
2013 Holiday Run Series of 12 Events in St Paul
Holiday Run x 12 in St Paul:
#1 New Year's Day 5k, Jan 1
#2 Valentines 5k, Feb 9
#3 St Patrick's 5k, Mar 17
#4 Easter Sunday 5k, Mar 31
#5 Mothers Day 5k, May 12
#6 Memorial Day 5k, May 27
#7 Fathers Day 5k, June 16
#8 4th of July - Free to Run 4 Miles
#9 Halloween 5k, Oct 26
#10 Veterans Day 5k, Nov 11
#11 Thanksgiving Day 5k, Nov 28
#12 Christmas Day 5k, Dec 25
For details of Holiday Run Series go to CC web site.
2013 Series of 8 Life's Challenge 5k Events
#1 - Challenge Obesity 5k, April 20
#2 - Challenge Happiness 5k, April 28
#3 - Challenge Hearts & Minds 5k, May 27
#4 - Challenge Diabetes 5k, Jun 29
#5 - Challenge Cancer 5k, July 27
#6 - Challenge Addiction 5k, Aug 11
#7 - Challenge Arthritis 5k, Aug 24
#8 - Challenge Aging 5k, Sept 28
For details of each of the 2013 Life Challenge 5k Events go to www.CharitiesChallenge.org
This is #4 of 6 of CC's 2012 Americana Heritage Series 5k Events, this one being presented as an active celebration of the US Constitution, the longest lasting constitution the world has known, resulting in the greatest achievements in life-liberty-happiness for 225 years.
Inspiring words from "America the Beautiful" will be played at this 2nd Annual Constitution Day 5k:
O beautiful for heroes prov'd
In liberating strife,
Who more than self their country loved,
And mercy more than life.
May God thy gold refine
Till all success be nobleness,
And ev'ry gain divine.
O beautiful for patriot dream
That sees beyond the years
Thine alabaster cities gleam
Undimmed by human tears.
God shed His grace on thee,
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea.
Hear the brilliant interpretation of this song by Ray Charles by clicking on More Information below