Run or Walk a timed 5k or 2k fun walk ‘round Arbor Lake on USATF certified 5k course with family & friends, at 11th Annual New Year's Day - Hopeul 5k presented by Charities Challenge. Start/Finish next to Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant, in Maple Grove, MN, Wednesday, January 1; 10 AM start. Limited entries - Pre-register early! Complete 5k results by USATF divisions; race results submitted to MN Runner of the Year records. All participants will enjoy warm and welcoming indoor check-in and post-race treats, hot and cold light beverages, holiday music, and more Irish hospitality. Cheerful, warm and welcoming CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) volunteers, Motivating Music, optional colorful commemorative shirt, Irish and holidays costumes welcome, fabulous online post-event free, fun photos & convenient parking, indoor restrooms.