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https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl A group encouraging the running community to participate in locally organized running events that are giving the majority or their profits back to the community in the form of activities for the residents or charitable causes  

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Tri Indoors - swim, bike, run & KILL CANCER! (.Fitness W orld West Indoor Triathlon., 8 AM. West Des Moines,, IA. Proceeds will be donated to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through Team in Training. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Info here


entry form

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Knoxville Capital Striders Beginning Runner's Group, 6:00 pm. Meets in the parking lot at Knoxville High School, Knoxville, IA. . . . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Full info.

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Red Shamrock Foundation Survivorship Trail Run/Walk, 8 AM. Starts on the Regina High School track and goes through Hicklory Hill Park, Iowa City, IA.

. . . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

John Hall 319-530-1981.

entry form

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Open Doors Teresa Shelter & Maria House 5K Run/Walk, 9 AM. Kehl Center, Clarke College, Dubuque, IA. Managed by the Mississippi Valley Running Association., 9. . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.....Results

Contact
563-582-7480.

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Faith For Kayla 5K Run/Walk Run/Walk, in Burlington, Iowa-

Dane Nealson,
PO Box 1651,
Ames, IA 50010
319-331-6014.

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Freedom Run 5k / One-Mile Walk, 8:00. Takes [lace at SCORE Park, 1543 Fawcett Pkwy in Nevada, IA. All proceeds going directly to the Story County Freedom Flight, which sends veterans of WWII, Korea and Vietnam to Washington DC. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Calee TeGrotenhuis ,
907 E. Pleasant Valley,
Sigourney, IA 52591 641-622-2010. register_here

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Doc Dash 5K, 9:00 AM. Medical Education and Research Facility at 375 Newton Rd, Iowa City, IA 52242. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Doc Dash 2013
Carver College of Medicine
Office of Student Affairs
1216 MERF
Iowa City, IA 52242.
319-384-3027. register

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April Fools 5K, 9 AM. George Wyth Park, Waterloo, IA. . . . . . .Results . . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Dave Lipinski 319-575-0989
entry

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L.I.S. - Panther Pride 5K and 1 mile Fun Run, 9:00 am. at and for Lutheran Interparish School in Williamsburg, IA Proceeds going to the LIS Special Projects Fund . . . . results

Donna Armbrecht
319-668-1562.

entry form

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Spring Thaw 5K & 10 M run. 10 AM, Sioux City Riverfront Area Welcome Center, Sioux City, IA. . . . . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Patty Considine or Chris Poeckes 712-204-3325 or 712-899-4717. register

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Boone Middle School Toreador Trot 5K, 8:00 AM. Boone Middle School, Boone, IA.. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Dean Berkland

entry form

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Roxanne Fox Foundation for Youth Enrichment, 8:00 AM. Starts at Adesa Auto, Grimes, IA

Jim Fox
300 SE 3rd St.
Grimes Iowa 50111
515-867-8718 cell
986-9717 home
entry form

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Hy-Vee Half & 5K for JDRF, Fort Dodge, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Amber Kastler,
115 S 29th Street
Fort Dodge IA 50501
515-576-1330. entry_form

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Court to Court 5K, 2 PM. Run/walk sponsored by Drake Law School and Equal Justice Works for the benefit of Iowa Legal Aid. Beginning at the Polk County Courthouse, looping around the State Capitol, and ending in front of the Court Avenue Brewing Company, downtown Des Moines, IA... .. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl....Results

Alex Rowe

785 845 5186

register

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LIght a FIre of Faith 5K Run/Walk, 11:00 AM. Mikkelson Park Highway 24 on the east side of New Hampton, IA.

Diane Brown
641-330-4098 or
Jacob Carlson
605-951-2620
entry form

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Earth Day at the Junction 5K R/W & Kids Fun Run, 9 AM. Race starts and finishes at the Theatrical Shop on 5th St in Downtown Old Valley Junction (West Des Moines). . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Katie Rooney

515-222-3642

entry form

online register

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Ni-Bathska-Ke Trail Run 12 K & 4M.10 AM. Platte River State Park, Louisville, NE. This 12k Trail Run is said to be the most challenging in the Midwest. Course is mostly single track, very rugged! Pig Roast!! . . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Will Lindgren 402.895.1081.

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Uptown Marion Race to the Altar, Race begins at 11am. 1001 7th Avenue, Marion (Next to City Square Park)

Nick Glew,
Uptown Marion Program Director
319-377-6316

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Capital Striders Beginning Runner's Group, starts in Campbell's Park in Clive at 6 PM. All levels of runners are invited but special emphasis is placed on beginning runners. Typically 50 to 80 participants. Every Monday evening until October.

Full info

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Run to Overcome Cancer 5K Run/Walk 9 AM. 9:00 AM. .Harrison St. behind the Muscatine Mall,, Muscatine, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Connie Stineman PO_Box 2
Grandview, IA 52752
563-264-4636
entry form

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Capital Strider's Loop the Lake, 10 AM
Gray's Lake, Des Moines, IA. Hosted by the Capital Striders
. .
. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .Results

Paxton Bennett
Race Director

Register here

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Springtime Hill Climb 5K & 10K, 8 AM in Doanes Park, Pleasant Hill, IA. . ... . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . ...Results

Kevin Umphress
PO box 57292 Des Moines IA 50317 515-661-0261.
Online registration

entry form

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Project Renewal Youth Program 5K, 1/2Mile. 8:30 AM. Sr. Concetta Park at 6th & Warren, Davenport, IA. First female and male to the top of the "Ripley Rise" will be awarded a gift from the Gold Coast Association, recipient of the "Great Places in America" award for neighborhoods. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Contact

563-324-0800.

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Live Healthy Iowa 5K & 1K Kid's Runs, 8 AM. Runs take place in; Atlantic, Bondurant, Carroll, Fort Dodge, Garner, Grundy Center, Hiawatha, Mount Ayr, Storm Lake and Waukon. Proceeds benefit the local wellnes coalitions and Adaptive Sports Iowa Veteran's Outreach programs.

Register

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Dam to Downtown 10K,, 8 AM. Coralville Dam to Downtown Iowa City, (College Green Park), Iowa City, IA. Iowa City Dollars for Scholars . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

register

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Beaster Bunny 5K Run / Walk
Kids Races followed by an Easter Egg hunt for the participating kids
Kids Races at 8:00 AM, 5K at 8:30 AM
Burlington Regional Rec Plex
501 S. Broadway St., Burlington, IA.

Amanda Kantzavelos
Team Beast PO_Box_321
Burlington,IA 52601
319-621-4450

entry

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Marshall County 4-H 5K Clover Run/Walk, 9 am. Central Iowa Fairgrounds, Marshalltown, Iowa

Katie Mullaney
2608 South 2nd St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
641-752-1551

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Brain Injury Alliance Iowa Run, Walk and Roll 5K, 9 AM. 5K & Fun Run at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area, Iowa City, IA. The BIA-IA is devoted to creating a better future through brain injury prevention, advocacy, education, research and support. . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Contact

register

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Committed to the Cure "Hope Glows" 5K Run/Walk, 7:30 PM. McKinley Park, Creston, IA. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.

First National Bank 641.782.2195

register online

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Re-scheduled for 2015!

Iowa Speedway 8k - 9:00 a.m. Iowa Speedway Grounds, Newton, Iowa. Where the Rubber Meets the Road. Finishing with a run through the Speedway tunnel and around the track. . results . Proceeds benefitting Progress Industries and includes a premium long sleeve 100% cotton t.. ......Results

Melissa Butler
Progress Industries
P.O. Box 1449
Newton, Iowa 50208
641-791-2846

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"Crawl Out From Under Your Rock" 5K and 1/2 mi Fun Run, 9 AM. North Linn PTO

Marcey Liebe
North Linn PTO
5037 Troy Mills Rd
Center Point, Iowa 52213
319-573-5092. entry_form

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North Bend Elementary 1 Mile and 5K Color Run, 9:00 am, North Bend Elementary, North Liberty, IA

Angie Rummel
2230 St. Andrews Dr
North Liberty, IA 52317
319-325-5049.
entry form

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Osprey 5K Fun Run/Walk, 9:00 am. Annett Nature Center, Indianola, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Missy Smith
15565 118th Ave
Indianola, IA.
515-961-6169. entry_form

?12? Stormin' Pointer Pride 5K & kids 1 mile Fun Run, 9:00 AM. Center Point Primary Building, 101 Palo Road, Center Point, Iowa. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Sue Wilber 319-849-1102

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Bandits Race to Home 5K, 8:00 AM. Modern Woodmen Park, Davenport, IA. Team Competition!

Alexandria Sheffler

register here

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Totally Rad 80s 5K Run, 1 PM. Starts & finishes at Mullets Resteraunt, 1300 SE 1st Street in downtown Des Moines. 5K, 1K, 400m

Jacqui Young
402-515-4454.

register

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Go the Distance for Crime Victims 5K, 9:00 am. Thomas Park, Marion, Iowa. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. results

Contact

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Inaugural Iowa State Patrol Half Marathon.5K, 10K & 1/2 Mara. All events will begin and end at Sumerset Park (between Des Moines and Indianola) and will utilize the Somerset bike trail. More details to come.The Iowa State Patrol partnered with Special Olympics Iowa . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Captain Ken Clary Department of Public Safety
Iowa State Patrol
515-249-6368. registration

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Marion Rotary Marathon for Shoes, Marion, IA. Mara, Relay, Half Marathon, and 5k, 7 AM. Don't miss our Health and Fitness Expo, Pasta Dinner. The Marion-East Cedar Rapids Rotary Club will raise money for kids projects. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Conttact

319-560-6591

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FULL MOON 5K, 8 PM. Wildwood Park Golf Course, Charles City, Iowa.

Jessica Daniels
Caring Connections
500 N. Grand Ave.
Charles City, IA. 50616
Entry info

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Demon Dash for 4Mile / 1 Mile Run. 9 AM. Washigton High School, 111 South Ave. Washington, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Teri Hartzler, Bodywrx Fitness- 319-653-6500.

Entry form

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Easter Egg Scramble 5K 9:00 AM. Davenport, IA (The East Village of Davenport 2124 E. 11th St, Davenport, IA 52803).

Charles Stelk 563-271-0029

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Hampton-Dumont Scholarship Fund "Color Dash 5K", 9AM. Hampton-Dumont High School, Hampton, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

register here

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DMACC In My Boots 5K Run, Walk or Ruck March, 9am. McHose Park in Boone, Iowa. This is an event to honor veterans and to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project and to collect food for local homeless shelters. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Orv Salmon
1125 Hancock Dr.
Boone, IA 50036,
515-433-5050
or
Julie Roosa
515-433-5215. entry_information

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Heels of Hope 5K Walk, 10 AM. Gray's Lake park, 2101 Fluer Drive, Des Moines, IA. "Heels of Hope" is a 5K dedicated to raising awareness of Human Trafficking in Iowa,

register

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Doughnut Run 2014, 10 AM. Brookside Park (6th street), Ames, IA The more donuts you can eat, the faster your time will be! New team competition this year!. . . results . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Arianna Adams
6206 Willow Bates
Ames, IA 50013

register

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Lake Cornelia 5K, Sponsored by Clarion Fitness and Clarion Goldfield Schools, 10:30 am. Clarion, IA. ......Results

Clarion Fitness
124-N.Main
Clarion,.IA.50525
515-532-3500. entry_form_here

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26th Annual Mayor's Bike Ride & 5K Run (15 to 17 yrs), Des Moines Parks & Rec. Starts at City Hall, Des Moines, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Tim Smith

515-237-1386

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2nd Annual Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk, 8 AM. Solid Rock Church in Wapello, IA. Proceeds to the Wapello Community Pool.

Heidi McDonough 319-601-9841

entry form

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Gene Van Wyk 5k Memorial Run/Walk, Race Start 9:00 am at Pella Christian High School, 300 Eagle Lane, Pella, IA. .. . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . results

Darryl De Ruiter Pella Christian H.S.
641-628-4440.

entry_info

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Wellmark & Drake Relays present; The_Grand Blue Mile, is Des Moines' premier community street run for all ages and abilities. Run entirely on West Locust St in Downtown, this flat and fast one-mile course is well-suited for marathoners and beginners alike. Prizes awarded in multiple age groups, including the chance to run in-stadium at the historic Drake Relays! Asics, Oakley and Powerade are serving as official sponsors. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Register

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3K3 Walk, Run, Wag, 5:30 pm at Hansen Fieldhouse Parking Lot, Waldorf College, Forest City, IA. 3K, 6K & 9K routes. Dedicated to the memory of Charlotte Fredrickson, former longtime Waldorf employee and Forest City resident, who died of cancer. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Kristi Osheim
106 S. 6th Street
Forest City
IA. 50436
641-585-8782. entry_form

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America's Clissic

Track Meet

Results

here

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SCAVMA Scamper, 5k & 10k, 5K Walk. Takes place at the I.S.U. Vet. School, ISU Campus, 1600 SE 16th Street, Ames, IA .8AM, . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl ......Results

College of Veterinary Medicine 1600.S-16th.St
Ames, IA 50010. 760.822.9935.

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Clear Lake Earth Day 5k & 10K, 9:00 a.m. Downtown Clear Lake, Start and Finish near the Bandshell in City Park, Clear Lake, Iowa. . . . results . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Trish Pletcher, 641-357-2159 or 800-285-5338

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Cancelled

Bands on the Run 5K and Fun Run, 10:00 am. Jordan Creek Elementary, West Des Moines, IA

Jim Napier
345 58th Court
West Des Moines, IA, 50266
515-223-9059

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Color Out Cancer 5k Run/Walk, 10:30 am. Jefferson, Iowa.

Libby Towers

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Color Out Cancer 5k Run/Walk, 10:30 am. Greene County Community Center, 204 W. Harrison, Jefferson, Iowa . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Libby Towers

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Linn-Mar Growl Prowl 8K & 5k, 9:00am. Linn-Mar High School - Marion, IA.. .. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl....Results

Mike Shipley, 3555.N.10th St. Marion,.Iowa 319-447-3152

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PFCC's TRAIL Run the River 5K, 10 AM. A run in the woods of Inis Grove, along the Skunk River - home to Prairie Flower Children Center's beautiful nature-based campus. With a scenic trail in springtime, NOT TIMED! PRAIRIE FLOWER CHILDREN'S CENTER, AMES, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

CONTACT
515-292-4312

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Boonecrusher Adventure Race, Brushy Creek State Park, Lehigh, Iowa. 8 and 12 hour expedition style, unsupported Iowa adv. race will involve paddling, trail running/trekking, mountain biking and navigation. Limited to 200 people!

Jerrett Fried 515/401/2766
register

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St. Francis Habitat for Humanity 5K Run/Walk & Kids 1 Mile , 9:00 a.m. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, West Des Moines, Iowa . . . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . .

Jean Krenk
515-238-9707 entry_form

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The Bubba Shuffle, 10 am. Yellow Smoke Park outside of Denison IA. To celebrate Child Abuse Prevention Month. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Julie Brown, 712-267-3638.

entry form

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Hoofin It 5K Run / Walk, 9 AM.Starts at the Bear Recreation Center, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA. Proceeds go to benefit the MICA & Tiger Packs. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Meg Rudy
1115 8th Ave
Box 4385
Grinnell, IA 50112
319-400-3858
entry form

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Andrew Zeff's BigWig Run, 12:00 Noon. Starts at the S.E. parking area at Gray's Lake. Take one or two laps aroung the lake. . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . All proceeds support the Iowa Chapter of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

David Phillips
515-490-5200

register

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Husky Hustle 5K and Kids' Fun Run (to support Cedar Valley Christian School Athletics Kids Fun Run starts at 8 A.M. Starts shortly after (approximately 8:20 A.M.). Takes place at Thomas Park, in Marion, Iowa

Ron Slagle
Cedar Valley Christian School

register

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Miles for Smiles 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run., 8:00 AM. Prairie High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Sally Wiley
319-360-6352.


entry_form

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Heartland Relay 200 - A 200-mi team relay race featuring the Wabash Trace Nature Trail and the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge; pizza and beer at the finish line party. Saturday - Sunday April 26 - 27, 2014
Winterset to Omaha

Timberline Events LLC
PO Box 2213
Englewood, CO 80150

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Drake Relays Road Races presented by HyVee, 1/2 Marathon, 10K & 6K, 8 AM. Drake University Campus, Des Moines, IA.

info

Register

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Gilda's Run for Laughs 5K, 1M, 8 AM, Isle of Capri Casino in Bettendorf, IA. , . results . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Claudia @
(563) 326-7504. register

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University of Iowa RiverRun 5K/10K, 9 AM. University of Iowa Campus and the start at the Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City, IA. . . . .. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . . .results

Contact

registration

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Gambler 1/2 Marathon & 5K,

8 am. Starts at Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs, IA.

Josee Beier
712-256-5653

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Heartland Relay 75 - a one-day 75-mile team relay race featuring the Wabash Trace Nature Trail and the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge; pizza and beer at the finish line party. Sunday April 27, 2014
Blanchard to Omaha

Timberline Events LLC
PO Box 2213
Englewood, CO 80150

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Hawkeye Powder 5k Fun Run/Walk, 6:30 pm. Hawkeye Community College Main Campus at the Health Education and Sevices Center, Waterloo, IA.

319-296-4469

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Pella Tulip Time Klompen Classic 5k Run/Walk, 7PM, Pella town square. Kid's Classic-fun run (6 PM) for kids 10 and under prior to the Klompen Classic.https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. .Results

e-mail here 641-628-1212

 

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