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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  

July

Walk / Run / Bike : The Marty. (In memory of Marty McHone) Please choose a time between June 29 (Marty's birth date) and July 29(Marty's death date), to walk, run or bike (swim, kayak, hoola hoop...you get the idea) any distance at any speed and designate it as walking, running, biking or doing 'The Marty'. Please send your form back to me as soon as you have completed your event. We are interested in promoting physical activity for health and happiness and also to educate others of the symptoms of Ovarian Cancer. Follow "The Marty" on facebook for event information and links to resources. In health, happiness and running! . . . . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

Shannon.McHone
The MartyWalk/Run/Bike Coordinator, 46 King George Drive;
Boxford, MA 01921 Email_here

3

Pulpit to Pulpit 5K Run / Walk,

 

3

Belmond's Firecracker Classic 5K Run or Walk, 7:30 PM. The race is starting on the 500 block of East Main Street (just east of Bloemke Pharmacy), Belmond, IA. . . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . . . . . results

Julie Hegge
PO Box 39,
Belmond, IA 50421.
641-444-937.

entry form

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Waukee Fun Run/Walk, 1M & 5K, 8:00 AM. Starting/finishing at Lutheran Church of Hope Waukee (305 NE Dartmoor Dr, Waukee, IA). Troop 178 Boy Scouts sponsors the36th annual Fun/Run Race. The race is the major fund raiser for Troop 178.. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . .results

entry form

3

Greater 8M and 5K, 7:30AM & 8:00AM. It will start at Green Valley Lake (State Park) and end at McKinley Park. Creston, Iowa. It's also a chip timed event. Prize money in both races (Male & female winner in 8 receive $300!). . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. results

Mindy Stalker

641-782-2003

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3

"Cheers to 70 Years" 5K Run /Walk, 7:30 AM. Takes place on the east side of Academy City Park in Grandview, Iowa. . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Jean Bermel
563-299-5639
Mona Shoppa-McCulley
563-506-1322
Dell Wagner
563-299-3309

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3

Firecracker 5K Run / Walk, & Kids Run, 8AM, at West Twin Park, Webster City. this is the 33RD year of this event. Hosted by Iowa Central Community College. .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . results

Nick Ekel

641-247-1681.

entry form

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FIRECRACKER 5k & 1 Mile Walk, 8:30am Beginning & Ending near Clear Creek Elementary School, Oxford, Iowa.

Ben Robison

Registration

Entry form

3

Marengo 3rd of July 5K Run / Walk, Starts and finishes on the South side of City Square, Marengo, IA

Tom Megchelsen
1508 Howard Ave
Marengo, IA 52301
319-863-3420

register

3

Charley Western Firecracker 5K and 5 Mile races. This event takes place in Charles City, Iowa.

Mark Wicks
401 North Main St.
Charles City, IA 50616
(641) 228-4234
register

3

Urbandale Independe Day Races, William Courtney Mem. 5K, 7:30 AM., Chuck Silvey Mem. Kids 1M Run, 8:10 AM. Gary Page Tot Trot, 8:3 AM. Walker Johnson Park, Urbandale, IA. . . . -

Masks are required before and after you run. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. results

Larry Jablonski

515-276-4538
Fax-515-278-8356

online registration

3

Riverbend Rally 5k & 8 KRun/Walks & Kid's 1K, 8 AM. Dale Howard Family Activity Center, 1021 River Street, Iowa Falls, IA. Run for the Hardin County Trails. . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .results

Bradley Miller
641-373-4430

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3

Knoxville Police Dept. 4th of July - Freedom Run, 8:00 AM. Takes place at the Police Station, 305 3rd St.., Knoxville, Iowa. . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .

Contact

register on line

details

2 & 3

Armstrong Pump-N-Run,
July 2nd. - 6:00 pm. (Bench Press, North Union High School, Armstrong)
July 3rd - 8:00- 5k North Union High School,, Armstrong, IA 

Brooke Nelsen,
5688 102nd St,
Armstrong, IA 50514
515-708-2387
register

3

Faj Squad 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk & Kids Run,  8:00 am. Takes place at 6201 Chavenelle Dr, Dubuque, IA
Brittany Oglesby PO Box 777, Dubuque, IA 52004
515-705-4673

Brittany Keating
PO Box 777
Dubuque, IA 52004
515-705-4673

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Dysart "Firecracker" 5K Run/Walk, 8 AM. Dysart, IA. Starts at City Park shelter house. Parade and festivities at park as part of town 4th of July celebration... . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. results

Mike Schmidt
608 Main St.
Dysart, IA 52224
319-476-4081..

registration

4

AMVETS Post 37 Heros 5K & 1M Run, 8:00 AM. Takes place in Central City, Iowa. .. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. .

registration

4

Earlville Fireworks 5k Fun Run/Walk & Little Firecracker Fun Dash, 8:30 AM.This event will take place in Conrad City Park in Earlville, Iowa

Gerene Gibbs
123 Park St.
Earlville, IA. 52041
563-923-2017

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Earlham Firecracker Run, 5K, Starts at the Earlham City Hall, .Earlham, IA. 8:00AM. Age group awards. Proceeds from the race/walk are donated to the Earlham Fire Department in memory of Bob Derrickson and also used to promote running programs in the Earlham School District. . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . .results

Dan Von Rentzell

515-371-5281..

register online

4

Fifth Season 8K Run

& 5K R/W

Fifth Season 8K is USATF 8k Iowa state championship event. features an out & back course, flat & fast. Prize money -Top five 8K in nation. Green Square Park, 410 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA. 52401, .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .results

Jim Dwyer & Brian Tharp.

registration

4

23rd Annual Dunlap Fun Run & Walk (3 mile course), 8:00 am. This event will start and finish at the Dunlap City Park, Dunlap, IA.

Margo Hansen
613 Iowa Ave,
Dunlap IA 51529
712-643-5158 or
712-263-7729

entry form

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Run White & Blue 10K & 5K Run/Walk, 8 am. Humboldt, IA (Sign up on main street in front of US Bank). Dogs and strollers welcome. 100% of proceeds go to the Honor Flight... https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. .

Alex Rhead
1814 Elmhurst Avenue
Humboldt, IA 50548
515-368-0760
Jill Rhead
515-890-1496

Details

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9th Flying Anvil 5K Run/Walk, 8:00 AM. This event takes place at Johnson Machine Works at 318 N 11th St. in Chariton, Iowa.

Randy Westman

641-203-0998

entry form

4

Annual Sigourney Classic 5K Run/Walk 8 am. Starts in front of Keokuk County Courthouse in Sigourney. One mile run/walk starts at 8:05 am. All entrants will be in running for 18 speed bike giveaway. Annual July 4 parade will occur after the run!

Charlie Comfort

641-672-4196

entry form

register online

4

Exira Fun Run 5K & 10K, 7:45 AM. This event starts and finishes at the Exira City Park in Exira, Iowa. . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

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4

"5K on the 4th" at Ada Hayden Park, Ames, IA. 5K run and 5K walk. 8 A.M. To benefit the Friendship Ark Homes. Both courses will tour Ada Hayden Park's paved and cinder trails.. .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . results

Friendship Ark Homes
130 S Sheldon Ave.
Suite-203
Ames IA, 50014
515-292-9556
register here

5

Sully Freedom 5K Fun Run in Sully, IA on the square uptown. 1 mile run @ 8 AM, 5k @ 8:20 AM. Kids run. 9:10. Freewill pancake breakfast available after the race. Parade, festivities, and fireworks..Public heath guidelines will be in effect. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . .results

Darin Arkema
8067 E. 124th St. S.
Sully, Iowa 50251.

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5

Freedom 5K Run/Walk, 7:30 a.m. Southest Valley Football Field in Gowrie, Iowa. This race benefits community projects. Walk up sign ups on day of race are available. .. . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. results

Matt Fevold
515-571-4748


entry form

5

Clear Lake Freedom 5K presented by Kingland, 8:00AM. Event takes place at 3rd Avenue & Main Street, Clear Lake, Iowa.

Tyler Havens
Race Director
515-238-2724

register

9

Low Moor Days Rock N Run 5K, 7:00 PM. Starts at Hunter's Bar and Grill in Low Moor, Iowa. Proceeds go toward the Low Moor Fire Department training and equipment needs.

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9

Highlandville Treat Trot 5K, 7:00 PM. Starts and finishes at the Hyland General Store in downntown Highlandville, Iowa.

details

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10

Watermelon Crawl 5K Run / Walk, 8:00 AM. Takes place on the Cinder path in Humeston, Fletcher St. in Humeston near Depot Museum, Humeston, IA.

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10

WhiteRock 50 Mile & 50K Trail Ultras, 12:01 AM &7:00 AM, Take place at the WhiteRock natare Concervacy at 1314 Fig Ave, Coon Rapids, IA (same weekend as the Iowa Gravel Classic Bike Race). Proceeds of the event will be donated to the Whiterock Conservancy. Cabins and campsite are available on site and overnight housing is available locally.

Contact

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10

Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest 5k & Kids Race, 8 am, Starts at the Pella Sports Park. The 5k route is mostly hard surface; certain locations are gravel, suitable for jogging strollers. Fundraiser for Knoxville, Pella and Pella Christian XC teams. Takes place in Pella, Iowa . . . . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

Contact

registration

10

Midnight Madness
5K,10K,15K & 5K Walk, Ames, Iowa. Summer's Biggest Paty!

Also serves as the Iowa Games Road Races. . . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .results

Brett

515/232-6131 or
233/6057
. . results

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10

RipRoar West Des Moines Kids Triathlon
8:00 am, 6-15 year old (age appropriate distances)
Raccon River Park, 2500 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, Iowa

Michael Zimmerman
321 E. Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309

(319)-721-7837

info

10

Duesey Days Race, 10k & 2 mile, 8:00 am. Central Park, 600 State Street, Garner, IA - "Oldest certified course in Iowa". . . . . . . . .Results, . . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Sarah Swanson
641-923-4180

registration

10

Felix Grundy 5k Run / Walk, 8:00 AM. Takes place at the Brundy Center High School Track, 1006 M AVE. in Grundy Center, Iowa.

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10

Elma Old Roundhouse Trail Days 5k, 8 AM, begins at Lylah's Marsh (shuttle busses will depart from the Memorial Hall in Elma to the starting line). The event follows the Old Roundhouse Trail and concludes just north of the water tower in Elma. Pancake breakfast (included in entry fee). https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . . results

Race.Director
409 2nd St
Elma, IA 50628.

641-393-2539

register

entry form

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Jon Tumilson Go Crush It 5K Challenge, 8:00 AM. Fossil and Prairie Park Preserve Ľ 1227 215th St Rockford, Iowa.

Info

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10

Moonlight Chase, Eldridge IA., 1/4M Kids Run (under 7). 7:30 PM, 1M Youth Run & Walk (ages 7-14), 1M Run / Walk 8PM, 4M Run at 9 PM. . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . . results

Scott Chamber
220 W. Davenport St.,
Eldridge, IA 52748
Eldridge Cham. of Com.
563/285-9965

registration

10-11

Iowa Games Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon Swim.-.1/4.mile,.Bike.-.13.miles, Run - 5K, Big Creek State Park (Beach) | Polk City, IA. .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . .results

Contact

888.777.8881

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Flatland Youth & Junior Elite Cup and Kids Triathlon, Raccoon River Park, West Des Moines, IA. 9 AM. ... https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . . . . Results

registration

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Heritage Days TAKE IT TO THE MAX XC 5K & Fun Run, 6:00 PM.Takes place in Waverly, IA at Max Cross Country Course, Wartburg College. Any proceeds will go to the Lt. Phoenix Veterans Homeless Shelter. . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Contact

319-429-1163

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16th - Kids

17th - Adults

Walcott Days 5K Run /Walk, KID'S RUNS FRIDAY EVE. AT 7:30 PM. ADULT 5K at 8:00 AM. Sat. morning. This event takes place at the Walcott Coliseum in Walcott, Iowa. .. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. .

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16th - Kids

17th - Adults

DeWitt Crossroads Triathlon

Kids is 6:00 PM Fri. at at Kildeer Recreation Area in DeWitt, Iowa. Distances are age group graded.

Adult is 8:00 AM Sat. at Kildeer Recreation Area in DeWitt, Iowa. Ind. & Team. 500 meter Swim, 15 mile Bike, and 5 km (3.1 mi) Run. .. . .. . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . .Results

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Clive Running Festival, Summer's Premier Family Run Event 10k, 5k & 1M, Clive Aquatic Center, 8 AM, Clive. Special catagories in 5K for family teams. .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .results

Entry and details

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Annual Polk County Clover Dash 5K, 8:30 AM Iowa State Fairgrounds 4H Building, Des Moines, Iowa . . . . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

Laurel McGonegle
(515)276-8835


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17

Solon Beef Days 5K & 1M Fun Run/Walk, 7:30 AM. This event takes place at St. Mary's Church, 1749 Racine Ave. N.E, in Solon, Iowa.

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2022

Cancelled for 2021

Okoboji.Tri, Marathon,.1/2.Mara.,.10K!
7 AM, 6 AM, 8 AM, 9 AM. Arnold's Park, Okoboji, IA., https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . .results

Bob or Herman
712/262-7246 or
712/338-2424
800-270-2574

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Rustic Run Trail Run, 4M & 1M. In Rustic Park, Lost Nation, IA. One Mile 7:40 am, Four Mile 8:00 am. Registrations starts at 6:30 am race day. . . . . . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.. . . . results

Nancy Rutenbeck
Rustic.Run,
P.O.Box.394,
Lost.Nation, IA 52254
563.370.5705

registration

17

Cardinal Trot 5K Fun Run Walk, 7:30 AM. Starts and finishes at Radcliffe City Park in Radcliffe, Iowa. .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Taylor Roll
501 Minnie Street
Radcliffe, IA 50230
(515) 851-556

entry form

17

5k for Maynes Run / Walk, 8:00 AM. This event takes place at Maynes Grove Park, 946 US HWY 65, Hampton, IA.

Ned Parker
Franklin County Cons.
PO Box 164
Hampton IA 50441
641-456-4375

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17

St Charles Old Settlers 5K and 1K Fun Run, 8:00 AM. Takes place at the Imes Covered Bridge, St Charles, Iowa

Erin Goering
641-396-2656

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18

Pam Pray Memorial Children's Therapy, Make A Wish 4 Mile & Kids 1/4 Mile, 8:00 AM. Takes palce at the Masonic Center in Clinton Iowa.

Mean Jean

563-249-7629

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Aug 24-25

Iowa Games Adult &Youth Track.&.Field,, Cyclone Sports Complex, Ames, IA. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . . results

Iowa Games
1421 S Bell Ave #104
Ames, IA 50010

888.777.8881

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John Penning Cross Country 5K, 7:30 AM. Dubuque Soccer Complex / Dubuque Community Schools Cross Country Course in Dubuque, Iowa.

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Puckerbrush Days 5K/1/2 mi. Run/Walk, 7:00 AM. Takes place at S 6th St. in front of Salveson Hall, Forest City, IA

Kathy Rollefson
641-585-209

entry form

Aug 24-25

Iowa Games Youth & Adult (Masters) Swimming .at Beyer Hall Pool on ISU Campus in Ames, IA. .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Iowa Games
1421 S Bell Ave #104
Ames, IA 50010

888.777.8881 x 110

Info

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Jasper County Fair 5k and 1k Kids' Fun Run, 8:00 am. Prizes for top 3 males and females. Prizes for all kids in both events.  Door prize drawing for all who participate.  Then enjoy the Jasper county fair. entries, Jasper County Fair Grounds at 335 N Walnut St. Colfax, Iowa

Matt Scotton
641-791-9675

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24

Milford Pioneer Days 5K Run/Walk, 9:00 AM. This event starts from the Okoboji High School south parking lot near Florence Park in Milford, Iowa

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24

The Amazing Grace Lemonade 5K Race, 8:00 AM. Ada Hayden Heritage Park, 5205 Grand Ave, Ames Iowa

Alan & Mary Jane McCunn
1623 Reagan Drive,
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 231-1147
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24 -25

Iowa Games Cross Country Race, 7:30 AM. on ISU Cross Country course on Sun.. .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . . results

Iowa Games
1421 S Bell Ave #104
Ames, IA 50010

888.777.8881

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24

Sanborn Christian 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, 8 AM. Miller Park Shelter House, Sanborn, IA.

Renee Alons
712-441-2711
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24

Taste of Hope 5K Race / Fun Run / Walk, 8 AM. Kids Run, 9 AM. The 5K start/finish will be at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines, IA. The course runs through residential streets and on the West Des Moines bike path system. The Youth Run will be in the church parking lot. The distances of the Youth Run will vary by age. . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . results

Lutheran Church of Hope
925 Jordan Creek Pky
West DesMoines,IA. 50266.

Map of the route

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Unconfirmed

No Race in 2021!

Walker Pickle Days 5K & Fun Run, 8 AM. New lower fee. Kids 1-Mile Fun follows at conclusion of 5K. Walker City Park, Walker, IA. . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . .results

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Doctor's Dash, Corning 6.5 & 3.2 Mile Runs, and 3.2 & 1M Walks, 7:30 AM. Event starts at Central Park, Davis & 8th St. Corning, IA. Southest corner of the park! https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

Marilea Mullen

401 603_Rosary Dr.,
Corning IA
641-322-6276.

registration

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Unconfirmed

No Race in 2021!

Accel Triathlon (Sprint & Olympic)
8:00am at George Wyth State Park, Waterloo, Iowa. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

The Accel Group
602 Main Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-596-1101

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24

Shed Your Threads 5K/10K, 7:30 race start. Race will begin at the Elkader City Pool and go out on Pony Hollow Trail. Elkader, IA

Martha Bauder
302 East Bridge St.
Elkader, IA 52043
563-880-5808

entry form

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Nordic Fest "Elvelopet 5K & 15K Run/Walk", 7:30 AM. City Hall in Decorah, IA. Athletics in Scandinavia are legendary, and Nordic Fest offers a number of sporting activities for young and old! The Elveløpet race is run by the river. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Entry form

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7 mile & 2M, 8AM. Davenport, Iowa. Nothing else compares! It's a true "Event"
. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . . results

Race Hotline:
563-383-2489
info/entry

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Zearing Days 5K Road Race/Fitness Walk, 7:30 AM. :Zearing Christian Church, Zearing, Iowa

Tony Stalzer
307 North Street
Zearing, Iowa 50278
515-460-3115

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Head for the Cure 5k Run/Walk, 8:00 AM. Takes place at Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines, Iowa. . . . . . . . . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

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First Responders Bring in the Backup Triathlon, 9"00 AM. Takes place at the Norwood Swimming Pool in Swensrud Park, Norwood, Iowa. All athletes welcome.

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Annual Swisher Fire Dept 5k Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run. 5K at 7:30 AM Kids Run at 8:30 AM. Swisher American Legion Pavilion, 68 3rd St. S.E., Swisher, IA.

Nathon Cooper

815-322-6789

Cera Wilkins

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Westfair Barnyard 5k Fun Run/Walk 8:00 am. Race will be held @ Westfair22984 Highway 6, Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Run Through Time 5k Fun Run, 10AM. Perry Lutheran Homes Eden Acres Campus, 1300 28th St., Perry, Iowa.

Sara Nefzger
2323 Willis Ave
Perry, IA 50220
515-465-5342

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