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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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Tri Indoors - benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, waves starting at 8 AM Fitness World West, 3200 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Patrick Raney

515-223-5111
register here

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

entry form

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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

Megsn Hansen

515-230-6401

on-site registration

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Making a Difference 5K, 9:00 AM. Staarts & ends at United Therapy Services, 4121 Pennsylvania Ave., Dubuque, Iowa. Benefits Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Audrey Decker

563-583-4003

entry form

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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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Chamber Chill 5K Run/Walk, 10:00 a.m. Ankeny, Iowa . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Jessica Erickson,
210 S. Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
515.964.0685

register

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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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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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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 Runs. 10 AM, Sioux City Riverfront Area Welcome Center, Sioux City, IA. . . . . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

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

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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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Pam Pray Memorial Children's Therapy "Make a Wish", 4mi, 1/4mi, 8:00 AM. Masonic Center Clinton IA

Mean Jean
563.249.7629

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Capital Striders Beginning Runner's Group, starts in Campbell's Park in Clive, the McVay Trailhead in Indianola or the High School track in Knoxville. All levels of runners are invited but special emphasis is placed on beginning runners. Every Monday or Thursday evening until October.

Full info

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Crawl Out From Under Your Walk 5K R/W & 1/4 kkids fun run, 9:00 AM. Takes place at the North Linn Community School District Campus, Coggon Road in Troy Mills, Iowa. Put onm by the North Linn PTO.

Marcey Liebe
5037 Troy Mills Rd.
Center Point, IA. 52213
219-573-5092

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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

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, Onawa, Osage, Perry, Sioux City, Storm Lake & Waukee. Proceeds benefit the local wellnes coalitions and Lie Healthy Iowa Kids Initiatives. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Register

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The First American Bank Beaverdale Spring 5K Run/Walk, 8:00 a.m. Hosted by Acanthus Lodge #632. Pancake Breakfast at Acanthus Lodge. The Run/Walk starts at 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning and offers a 5K through a 3 mile portion of the Beaverdale neighborhood. The route is considered flat. Age Division awards will be offered if registration surpasses
300 participants. All proceeds from the event go directly to the Acanthus Lodge Capital Campaign project.. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .
 

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Faith for Kayla Atkins 5K Run/Walk, 10:00 am. Starts and finishes at Crapo Park, Burlington, Iowa

Lori Moore
lmoore@mchsi.com
319-752-2465
entry form
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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River Queen Track Color 5K Run / Walk, 11:30 AM. Takes place at the Erickson Center in Clinton IA

Tony Steen

563-212-0841

entry form

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Annual Mayor's Bike Ride , Des Moines Parks & Rec. Starts at City Hall, Des Moines, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Register

515-237-1386

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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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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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The 80s/90s Run 5K, 1 PM at Mullets, 1300 SE 1st. St., Des Moines, Iowa. Race to benefit the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

register

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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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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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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

515-271-2824
800-44-DRAKE x2824

register here

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Y2Y Time Prediction Run (8 miles), 8:00 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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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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 "Light the Night" DEC Glow 5k & 1M, 8:30 PM. 1231 W Cedar Loop, Cherokee, IA. Come out and help us fund raise for drug endangered children in Cherokee and Ida Counties in Iowa.  

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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

registration

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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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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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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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Dream Chasers 8K & 2 M,, 9:00 am. Takes place at Urban Dreams, 601 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA.

Cody Hiles 
515-288-4742

register

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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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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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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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JROTC 100th Anniversary Fun... - Ames, IA

info

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Bandits Race to Home 5K, Kids Fun Run8:00 AM. Modern Woodmen Park, Davenport, IA. Team Competition!

Alexandria Sheffler

register here

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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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SCAVMA Scamper, 5k & 10k, 5K Walk. 10:00 AM. 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

register

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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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Run for the Trees - 5k and 1 mile Family Fun Run, 9 AM. Benefit:  Boone County Historical Society & Iowa Arboretum. 8am to 10am. Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Avenue, Madrid, Iowa. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Contact

515.795.3216
register

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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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Great Plains 10K, 8AM. Gray’s Lake Terrace, 2101 Fleur Dr. , Des Moines, IA 50320

Joann Bushko
411 E. 135th St.
Kansas City, MO 65145
for info
816-569-4843

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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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The_Grand Blue Mile, 6 PM. Western Gateway Park, Des Moines, IA. This is Des Moines' premier community street one mile 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!. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Kayla Klahsen
1331 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA

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America's Clissic

Track Meet

Results

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The Bubba Shuffle 4 Mile, 10 am. Yellow Smoke Park outside of Denison IA. To celebrate Child Abuse Prevention Month. Help us stand up to child abuse in the name of Aaron Brown, who is a special victim of abuse. All proceeds going to Mercy Child Advocacy Center which has the Light A Child's Life program. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Julie Brown,

712)-263-4836 .

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ALGLOna 5K Run/Walk (Glow Run), 9:00 PM. Algona Family YMCA, Algona, IA. Non-competitive night time for the whole family.. .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .

Contact

515-295-7201

register

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Running With Legends 5K, 9:00 AM. Lisbon IA.

William Bails
319.331.7939
entry form

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Kids Run for Kids, 9:00 AM. Takes place at Brookside Park, Ames, IA

Bob Anderson,
4038 Stone Brooke Rd,
Ames, IA 50010
515-233-1878

registration

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1st Annual Spring Chicken Run, 10:00 AM. Hawkeye Park-400 NW Lakeshore Dr. Ankeny, IA. . . . .. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.- Charitable Children 501 C3. Includes t-shirt and postrace food/beverage
All proceeds going to Paws and Effect providing service dogs to veterans. 

Amy Miller
2325 SW State St.
Suite D,
Ankeny, IA 50023
515-330-8422

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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, 7:30 AM. Drake University Campus, Des Moines, IA.

info

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May Day 5K for Wounded Warriors, 9:00 AM. Bondurant-Farrar High School 1000 Grant St. N Bondurant, IA 50035

Brad Hamilton
515-957-8191
entry form

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Run for UNI, 89:00 AM. Cedar Falls, Iowa.

details

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CBRC 24 Hour Run, individual or relay. North Scott H S, Eldridge, IA.7 AM. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . results

E-mail
563.324-225

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