2022 Mercer Health 5K Challenge --All events set to go live!!

The Mercer Health 5K Challenge Race Directors have released the following schedule for the 2022 season.
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  • Zuma Days - Saturday, June 18th
  • Country Fest - Saturday, June 25th
  • Redskin Classic - Sunday, July 3rd
  • Shanes Crossing - Saturday, July 9th
  • St. Clair - Saturday, July 16th
  • Lake Festival - Saturday, July 23rd
  • Buzzards Glory - Saturday, August 6th


Chip Timing for all events.

Age groups – will begin at 10 and under with the final age group being 65 and over.

All participants ages 14 and under will receive free entries to the Mercer Health 5K Challenge events again in 2022 thanks to a generous anonymous donor.

Participants who complete at least five of the seven events to be eligible to receive Challenge running apparel and year end awards.

If you are new to the series and wonder how it works, here are the details:

As you compete in the events, points will be earned based upon your finishing time and how you place within your age group. These points are accumulated throughout the 5K season. Participate in five of the seven Challenge events and you will be eligible to receive Challenge running apparel. If you finish in the top three of your age group, you will also be eligible for year end awards, All apparel and awards will be presented at the Buzzards Glory 5K.

Perhaps greater than the awards you may receive will be the camaraderie of new friends you will make during the Challenge season along with the pride of competing in the Mercer Health 5K Challenge.

Whether you are an avid runner or someone looking for motivation to be more active, we look forward and encourage you to join us for the Challenge series! All runners and walkers are welcome to participate. Feel free to click on the Contact Us tab with questions you may have.

Challenge Races


Preregister for all 7 events by June 25th for the price of 6.


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