School Challenge Winner Update: Our winning school group photo from the Nick Clare Memorial Run, here is a picture of the run club coaches and some of the 30 participants from Pinecrest Elementary School in Hastings, MN. Congratulations to all of them!

School Challenge Winners!

School Challenge Winners!

Thank you to all of our 2014 participants and volunteers! Because of all participants, sponsors and volunteer’s continued dedication, we had a successful year! We are so proud of everyone who started and finished, we had many first time 5k, 10k and 2k runners and walkers. We appreciate everyone who made this event one of our most successful races. All of the 2014 results are posted under “the race” tab. We hope to see you all again next year!

School Challenge: The winner of the school challenge was Pinecrest Elementary School in Hastings, MN with 30 participants. Each of these schools will receive checks for physical education/health programming within their school to enhance student well-being and health improvement options. Pinecrest Elementary received a trophy for their accomplishment to proudly display at their school. We had 80 total student participants representing 15 different schools around the area, 25% of our total participants were youth. Congratulations to the winning school and all other student participants, great job to everyone!

Runner up schools include the following number of participants next to their school name:

  • Hastings Middle School, 24
  • Hastings High School, 19
  • McAuliffe Elementary, 14
  • Kennedy Elementary, 8
  • SEAS Catholic School, 4
  • Afton-Lakeland Elementary, 2
  • Somerset Elementary, 2
  • Nuevas Fronteras, 1
  • Stillwater Middle School, 1
  • Pullman Elementary, 1
  • Cannon Falls High School, 1
  • Hudson Middle School, 1
  • Red Wing High School, 1
  • Hudson Middle School, 1

Please mark your calendar for next year’s race: Saturday May 2, 2015

5K & 10k run – 8:30am2K Walk – 10:00 am

Start and Finish at the Hastings Area YMCA, 85 Pleasant Drive, Hastings, MN

Join us for the 13th Annual Nick Clare Memorial Run in Hastings, Minnesota. A fun, family friendly event to honor the late Nick Clare. This fun and challenging 5k or 10k courses begin and end at the Hastings Area YMCA. And stick around to cheer on the walkers for the 2k family walk/run event.

Proceeds from the run will benefit the the Y Partners Program at the Hastings YMCA for healthy kids programming and to local schools within the community to benefit health and wellness programs within the schools to promote healthy lifestyles for our local youth.

Download the NCMR Registration Form 2014
Register Online

Join the YMCA training group this year!