Event combines bench press and 5k run. For each repetition a participant completes 30 seconds will be subtracted from their 5k time. Bench press weight is determined by age, gender and weight. Bench press takes place either Thursday (10/3) or Friday (10/4) evening from 4pm-7pm or Saturday morning from 7am-9am. Race begins 10am on 10/5. Bench press takes place at Osakis Strength & Fitness, 5k is an out and back on the Central Lakes Trail starting in Downtown Osakis.
Bench press weight = percentage of body weight rounded to the nearest #5. Male < 16 = Pushups, 16-25 = 60%, 26-39 70%, 40-49 = 50%, 50+ = 40% Awards Awards to top male and female overall and the top 3 males/females in each age groups. Participants can choose to just run the 5k and not participate in the bench press, however, there will not be separate awards for 5k participants only.