Congdon Cougar Chase

a fundraiser for the Congdon Park Elementary School Foundation


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The 6th ANNUAL CONGDON COUGAR CHASE Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at Lester Park in Duluth, MN.**

ABOUT THE EVENT: 5K and 10K event for children and adults.  Participants chase a “cougar” (Congdon Park Elementary School mascot) in the 0.5 and 1K Run/Walk.  The 0.5K “Kitty K” is suggested for children in kindergarten and younger.

Cougar All events are held on the beautiful and hilly hiking/ski trails at Lester Park.    Awards are given for top finishers in age groups for the 5K and 10K.  Kids 12 and under entered in any race will be automatically entered in a prize drawing.  Kids may earn additional entries for the prize drawing by collecting pledges.

WHERE: Lester Park, Superior Street and Lester River Road, Duluth, MN

WHEN: Saturday, May 31, 2014.    5K Run/Walk and 10K Run start at 8:00 am.  Check-in and same-day registration for the 5K and 10K is from 7:00 to 7:45 AM.  Awards ceremony for the 5K and 10K at approximately 9:15 am.

0.5K “Kitty K” and 1K Run starts at 9:30 AM.  Check-in and same-day registration for the 0.5K and 1K events starts at 8:00 am.  Pledge prize drawings for kids will be held after the 1K Run.  Need not be present to win for the kids’ drawing.

ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

ENTRY FEES: 0.5K “Kitty K” and 1K Run/Walk – $10 if received by Friday, May 31; $10 on race day.

5K Run/Walk – $25 if received by Friday, May 23, or $30 on race day.

10K Run: $25 if received by Friday, May 23, or $30 on race day.

Note:  no walkers for the 10K, please, so most folks can finish by the awards ceremony.  Also, elementary-aged kids are strongly discouraged from running the 10K due to the difficulty of the trail course.

MORE INFO: Send an email to congdoncougarchase@gmail.com.

COURSE: 100% trails.  CHIP TIMING WILL BE USED FOR THE 1K, 5K, AND 10K RACES! 

Registration is OPEN!  Complete the online registration form HERE.

https://register.chronotrack.com/reg/form?eventID=7697

“LIVE” PRE-RACE REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN: Friday, May 23, 2:15 to 7:00 PM, Congdon Park Elementary School

RACE DAY REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN: Saturday, May 31, 7:00-7:45 am for the 5K and 10K; 8:00 to 9:15 am for the 0.5K and 1K at Lester Park pavilion. Proceeds will support students at Congdon Park Elementary School.  For details about the Congdon Park Foundation and its funding priorities, click here.

Interested in helping on the race committee?  Contact us at congdonparkfoundation@gmail.com

Special thanks to our 2013 sponsors!

GOLD

*Casey Carbert—Edmunds Company Realtor

*Republic Bank

SILVER

*Bixby’s

*Carlson Orthodontics

*Cartier Agency

*Downtown Dental

BRONZE

*Fitger’s Inn

*Hanft-Fride

*Marshall Hardware

 

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