a fundraiser for the Congdon Park Elementary School Foundation

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The 8th ANNUAL CONGDON COUGAR CHASE Saturday, June 4, 2016 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.

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.  All participants will entered in any race will be automatically entered in a prize drawing.

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

WHEN: Saturday, June 4, 2016.    5K Run/Walk and 10K Run start at 8:00 am.  Check-in and same-day registration for the 5K and 10K is from 7:15 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.  Prize drawings for kids will be held after the 1K Run.  Must me present to win.


ENTRY FEES: 0.5K “Kitty K” and 1K Run/Walk – $15 if received by Friday, June 3; $15 on race day.

5K Run/Walk – $30if received by Friday, June, 4 , or $35 on race day.

10K Run: $30 if received by Friday, June 4 , or $35 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.

COURSE: 100% trails.  CHIP TIMING WILL BE USED FOR THE  Carlson Orthodontic 1K, St. Luke’s 5K, AND 10K RACES! 

Registration will is OPEN!  Complete the online registration form HERE.


PRE-RACE REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN/Packet Pick Up: Friday, June 4, 2:15 to 6:30 PM, Congdon Park Elementary School

RACE DAY REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN: Saturday, June 4, 7:15-7:45 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 information about Congdon Park Elementary School visit http://congdon-elementary.isd709.org/

2015 CCC Race Results


2016 Volunteer sign up HERE!!!  http://vols.pt/CvF87M

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All 2016 Race Proceeds will go to the purchase of Google Chrome books.

2016 Race Sponsors!


St. Luke’s 5K

Carlson Orthodontics 1K


Allete Clean Energy

Casey Carbert—Edmunds Company Realtor

Knutson Custom Construction

Carlson Duluth

Mt Royal Dental

Republic Bank


State Farm Cory Fairchild

Wheeler Associates


Downtown Dental

North Shore Title