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2016

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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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Annual Puzzle 5K and Walk, 9:00 AM. Creston High School Track Proceeds to the Autism Society of Iowa. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Autism Society of Iowa
4549 Waterford Dr.
West Des Moines, IA 50265
888-722-4799 entry_form_here

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

All the details are here

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Roland Spring Training 5K, 9 am. Roland-Story Middle School, Roland, IA 50236 **Free pancakes to all participants.

Contact

entry form

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Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. 10k, 5K & 2 Mile Fun Run, 63rd & Grand, West Des Moines. 11AM.. . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .Results

John Leonhart

515/277-SONS

entry form

online registration

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Lake Cornelia 5K, Sponsored by Clarion Fitness and Clarion Goldfield Schools, 10:30 am.SHARP! Clarion, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . ......Results

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

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

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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The Hempstead Booster Club’s, Bunny Hop 5K and 1/5M Jelly Bean Run, 8:30 am. Roosevelt Middle school in Dubuque, IA.

Mark Ressler
563-543-388

register

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DEMON DASH 4 & 1 MILE Run/Walk, 9 AM. Starts at Washington High School, 1111 South Ave. B, Washington, IA.

Teri Hartzler,
319-653-6500,
entry form

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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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Protect A Pup 5K Walk/Run, 2:00PM. Des Moines Area Community College Campus Bldg 3W, 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Molly Feldman
Bldg. DMACC Bldg. 3W-37S,
2006 S. Ankeny Blvd,
Ankeny, IA 50023
515-422-8772(cell) or
515-965-7366(office)

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Red Shamrock Foundation Survivorship Trail Run/Walk, 9 AM. Starts on the Regina High School track and goes through Hicklory Hill Park, Iowa City, IA. This is a very challenging and scenic cross country course. Expect steep hills, rocks, overhanging trees, creeks, mud, stumps, and tall grass!

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

John Hall

319-530-1981
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
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. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .Results

Contact
Race Director

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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Doughnut Run 2016, 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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Hawkeye 50K/25KTrail Run, 8:00 AM. The race will start at the Timber Dome in Solon, IA, following a route around Lake Macbride. Your race entry benefits Team RWB and Michael Lisnow Respite Center

Contact
319-626-2426

register

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Osprey 5K Fun Run/Walk, 9:00 am. 15565 118th Ave, Annett Nature Center, Indianola, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Karen Johlas-Szalkowski,
15565 118th Ave
Indianola, IA.
515-961-6169.
entry_form

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Live Healthy Iowa 5K & 1K Kid's Runs, 8 AM. Runs take place in; Bondurant, Carroll, Creston, Decorah, Dewitt, Dike, Fairfield, Garner, Grinnell, Hiawatha, Indianola, Mount Ayr, Osage, Perry, Sioux City, Storm Lake, Waukee and West Liberty. Proceeds benefit the local wellnes coalitions and Lie Healthy Iowa Kids Initiatives. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Register

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Renee Searle

2530-73rd St.
Des.Moines, IA 50322
515-309-9507

register here

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

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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

515-491-7228

entry form

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Beaverdale Spring 5K Run / Walk, 8 AM, kids run at 9. Features include spaghetti dinner the night before during packet pick-up, Run/Walk finisher shirt, and personalized print-out results. Event is being organized by the IMT DMM race director and chip-timed by The End Result. Proceeds to support the Acanthus Lodge Capital Campaign. Bring the family and join us. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Chris Burch

515-288-2692
register

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Hayes Hustle 5K, 9 AM. St. Marys & Mathias Catholic Chursh, Muscatine, IA. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

more

info coming

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AIDS 5K & 1M Walk/Run, 9 AM. Starts @ the Des Moines University Academic Center at 35th & Grand in Des Moines.. . . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . .Results here

Ryan Crane, Development Director

515-240-8523.

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

Chantel Klejch
101 West Adams St.
Creston, IA 50801
641-782-2195

register online

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

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

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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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River Queen Track Color 5K Run / Walk, 11:30 AM. Clinton IA

Tony Steen

563.212.0841

details

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Annual Autism 5 Fun Run, 1:00 pm. Welcome to the Autism 5k sponsored by the Sioux Central SIFT Club.Packet pickup and race day information will be on Main Street in Sioux Rapids, IA. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Contact

entry form

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Hy-Vee Half & 5K for JDRF, 9 AM, Fort Dodge, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

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

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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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Regent Run 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, 5K at 9:00 AM, 1 Mile Fun Run at 8:15 AM, Parking lot south of the Supervisor's Club, 3265 Dewitt Road, Waterloo, IA. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Tyson Roberts
1307 W. Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701
319-235-9309

entry_form

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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

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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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

319-466-7455


register

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Iowa State Delta Chi VK, 9:00 AM. Ada Hayden Heritage Park, Ames, IA. Proceeds go to the V foundation for cancer research

Contact

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MDA Central Iowa Muscle Walk, 10:00 AM. Tales place at Principal Park, Des Moines, IA . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

MDA Walk
MDA of Iowa
                3925 Fountains Blvd NE, Ste 100
                Cedar Rapids, IA 52411

(800) 572-1717

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5K for 5 Charities, All race proceeds benefit 5 Iowa charities that focus on crime victim aid and advocacy.Children & Families of Iowa, Youth Emergency Services & Shelter, Iowa Department of Corrections Victim Advisory Council, Mid Iowa SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) & Blank Children's Hospital. Takes place at Raccoon River Park, 2500 Grand Avenue, West Des Moines, IA. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Mary Avaux
(515) 242-6612

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

register

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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

Steven Story

641-357-2159 or
800-285-5338

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Brett Smith Memorial 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk , 10:00 AM. Takes place at the American Legion Ball Diamonds, W Elm St., Solon, Iowa. $100 prize awarded to top male/female 5K finishers. The proceeds from this year's event will be donated to Mark Kasparek. Mark is a local Solon resident that has been battling a long term illness. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Sarah Drea
319-330-7854
register

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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.

entry

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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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Little Raider Co-ed Track Meet, 10:15 AM. Boys and girls 12 & under. Anamosa Track & Fiedld, Anamosa High School, Anamosa, IA. Participants may select up to 4 events.

Justin Bader

319-431-9817

entry form

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Gambler 1/2 Marathon & 5K,

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

Josee Beier
712-256-2577

register

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MDA Central Iowa Muscle Walk, 10:00 AM. Tales place at Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, Iowa.. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

MDA Walk
MDA of Iowa
                3925 Fountains Blvd NE, Ste 100
                Cedar Rapids, IA 52411

(800) 572-1717

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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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April 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 All proceeds to American Cancer Society (you can make check payable to ACS)

Connie Stineman

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

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Moovin' for a Cure 5K Run/Walk, 10 AM. Takes p-lace at Ada Hayden Park, Ames, Iowa. Supporting Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

ISU Dairy Science Club
Moovin' for a Cure
119 Kildee Hall
Dept. of Animal Science
Ames, IA. 50011
entry form

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Marshall County 4-H 5K Clover Run/Walk, 9 am. Central Iowa Fairgrounds, Marshalltown, Iowa ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Caleb Carver,
Marshall County Ext. Office
2608 S. 2nd St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
641-752-1551

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Panther Prowl Run/Walk , 11:00 am. Mikkleson Park New Hampton Iowa. There will be a cub run around the park for smaller children after the Panther Prowl. Preregistration which guarantees a t-shirt by April 10,2015 ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Contact
Diane Brown
for registration 641-330-4098.

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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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Court to Court 5K, 2 PM. Run/walk sponsored by Drake Law School and Equal Justice Works for the benefit of Iowa Legal Aid. This year, we will begin and end in front of the Judicial Branch Building.  We will run West on Court to the Principal Riverwalk and then will turn back to Court, and return to the Judicial Branch Building.  The total distance is 3.12 mile... .. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl....Results

Alex Rowe

785 845 5186

register

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Iowa State Patrol Half Marathon,.5K, 10K. 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

Lindsay Eastin
Special Olympics Iowa,
515-986-5520

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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

register or get entry form

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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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Share the Weight 5K, 4:00 pm (packet pickup 2:00-3:45pm). Old School Social Center/Bloomfield, Iowa. Cost: $25 prior to March 25th, $35 after. This race benefits children and families with autism. The proceeds go towards making and provided weighted blankets, which comfort and calm, to children with autism from all over the nation. . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Linda Rowe
(641) 664-1824

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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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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

Lauren Hughes

715-617-2022

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Run for the Trees - 5k and 1 mile Family Fun Run. Benefit:  Boone County Historical Society & Iowa Arboretum. 8am to 10am. Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Avenue, Madrid, Iowa. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Mark Schneider 
515.795.3216
register

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Run the Ripple 5K Run/Walk, 9n AM. Red Cedar Shelter, Squaw Creek Park, Marion, IA. Cash Prizes! Proceeds to the Milhiser Smith Foundation and Reed Family. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . . .results.

entry form


register

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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)-263-4836 .

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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 & the Local Food Source. . ....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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Iowa Walk for Epilepsy & 5K Run, 10:30AM. City Park, Shelter #6 , 200 East Park Road, Iowa City, IA 5K Race will be chipped timed by Open Road Chip Timing . . .. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . .

Alexa Arndt,
200 Hawkins Dr.
2180C RCP,
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-359-8682
register

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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

Brett Barker
309-945-2110

register_here

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Neon Fun Run/Walk 5K, 8:00 a.m. Hayward Shelter at East Lake Park, Mt Pleasant, IA

April Pforts 
319-457-2195

register

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America's Clissic

Track Meet

Results

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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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Drake Relays Road Races, 1/2 Marathon & 5K, 8 AM. Drake University Campus, Des Moines, IA.

info

Register

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Y2Y Time Prediction Run (8 miles), 7:30 AM Wave 1 Start (prediction time of over 1 Hour and 45 minutes) 8:15 AM. Wave 2 Start (prediction time of under 1 Hour and 45 minutes). Starts at Mercy Health Plaza/YMCA at 5264 Council St NE, Cedar Rapids, IA ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Mark Powers,
1753 29th St NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
319-350-6281

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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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