Chilly Challenge 5K

Join the fun on March 24, 2019!

40th Annual Canisius Chilly Challenge 5K

  • March 24, 2019
  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 8:45 a.m. Mass in the Canisius chapel
  • Starting and finishing at Canisius High School
  • Post-race party featuring chili and snacks

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Did you know…?

  • The Chilly Challenge began as a way for the Canisius track coach to gauge the condition of his distance runners in February
  • Chris O’Brien ‘81 is credited with coming up with the name “Chilly Challenge”
  • The Chilly Challenge is believed to be the longest consecutively run 5k race in Western New York
  • The early years averaged 100-200 runners
  • Recent years have averaged 470 runners
  • More than 180 awards are presented each year in individual and team categories that include husband-wife, father-son, mother-son, father-daughter, mother-daughter, and grandparent-grandchild, as well as three-person teams.

2018 Chilly challenge photo gallery


 

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