The 9th ANNUAL CONGDON COUGAR CHASE
Friday, June 2, 2017 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: Friday, June 2, 2017. 10k run 6:00pm, 5K run 6:15pm, Kitty K 7:05pm, 1K 7:15pm. Check-in and same-day registration 5:30-6:00pm. Awards ceremony for the 5K and 10K at approximately 7:30pm.
0.5K “Kitty K” and 1K Run starts at 7:05pm. Check-in and same-day registration for the 0.5K and 1K events starts at 5:30-6:30pm. Prize drawings for kids will be held after the 1K Run. Must me present to win.
ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
ENTRY FEES: 0.5K “Kitty K” and 1K Run/Walk – $15 if received by Thursday, June 1; $15 on race day.
5K Run/Walk – $30if received by Thursday, June, 1 , or $35 on race day.
10K Run: $30 if received by Thursday, June 1, 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 is OPEN! Complete the online registration form HERE:
PRE-RACE REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN/Packet Pick Up: Thursday, June 1, 2:30 to 6:00 PM, Congdon Park Elementary School
RACE DAY REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN: Friday, June 2, 5:30-6:00pm for the 5K and 10K; 5:30-6:30pm 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/
2017 Volunteer sign up HERE!!! http://signup.com/go/NNelEIj
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All 2016 Race Proceeds will go to the purchase of Google Chrome books.
2017 Race Sponsors!
St. Luke’s 5K
Carlson Orthodontics 1K
Soda Ski 10K
State Farm Cory Fairchild
Casey Carbert—Edmunds Company Realtor
Knutson Custom Construction
Mt Royal Dental
The Vallie Family
North Shore Title