Category Archives: St. Charles Children’s Home 5k

5K Race Results HERE!

WOW, what great race today!  Congratulations to all who conquered the 15th annual St. Charles Home 5K! Here is the link to the results: 2011 RESULTS See you next year!!

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You vs. the 3.1

Adversity.  We all have had to or are currently dealing with it in some way shape or form.  Just ask those that are still without power from the hurricane! Adversity isn’t all that bad though….and no, this isn’t one of … Continue reading

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5K Weather Prediction

So many of you have the race bookmarked and are simply waiting to see what the race day weather will be like, right?  I made my earlier confession that I often do the same thing…especially for a 5K. Well, we … Continue reading

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Too Late to Train for a 5K?

Well, as of the writing of this post, the race is only 11 days away. Some of you are in that “should I enter this race” decision phase. For some, your reasoning is conflict with your personal schedule, for others, … Continue reading

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I don’t know where I would be….

Last week, I was researching some info for the race and I had  the privilege to speak to a former resident of the St. Charles Home. Before I spoke to her, I was aware of the importance of the home … Continue reading

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What the St. Charles Children’s Home 5k Means to Me

I was away the summer of 1996 when the children began running at St. Charles.  Imagine my surprise when I returned to find a house full of runners–and I had NEVER run before.  My running career began in the fall … Continue reading

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Photos: 14th Annual St. Charles Children’s Home 5k

There’s nothing like being prompt and getting things done in a timely manner.  I planned to have the photos up from last year’s race by the middle of September.  Sigh.  Here they are now nearly 1000 of them!  I have … Continue reading

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Thank You to Everyone Who Came Out to the St. Charles 5k

For me, yesterday’s race was the best and most beautiful ever!  The weather was perfect and we had a great turnout.  I am now back in San Diego to take my finals in college so I can graduate on Saturday(!) … Continue reading

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You can still register for the St. Charles 5k on Race morning!

Online registration at Active.com is now closed, but people can still register for the race on race morning.  In fact, many runners prefer to do that.  Just plan to come sometime between 7:30 and 8:45.  We will be glad to … Continue reading

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Perfect Weather for the St. Charles 5k

The sisters at St. Charles pray about many things, and as Labor Day approaches each summer we ask the Lord for nice weather for the day of our big road race.  He has not disappointed us yet!  We have things … Continue reading

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