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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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Big Hill Mine 5K Adventure Race, 7:30 AM. Takes place at the Jericho Hills Camp & Retreat Center, 900 Knott 1st St., Lucas, Iowa.

Lori Cole Fay

641-766-6151

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Madrid Milers LABOR DAY RUN, 2, 5, 15 miles. 7:30 am . Starts at Madrid Elementary School (3 blocks west of Hwy. 17 on Hwy. 210). .. .. .. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. .. .results

Lori E. Moran
116.S.Walnut
Madrid, IA 50156
515-291-3329.
register here

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Seawall to Seawall Runs, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K. Starts at the Seawall in Clear Lake, IA.

Tracey
641-529-0372

register

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Sanford Sheldon Glow Walk/Jog, 9:00 PM. Sheldon City Park, Sheldon, IA. 2 Mile Glow Walk/Jog event with family atmosphere and open to all ages. Glow shirt and accessories included in registration, with additional items available for purchase before the event. Start and finish at the city park, with music and various glow stations throughout the route.

register

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Step UP Half and Marathon 5k Run/Walk , Half marathon, half marathon, 2 or 4 person relay (6.1 / 7miles) & 5K run. All races start at 7:30 a.m. Kings Pointe Resort and Waterpark , Storm Lake, Iowa. . ... .. . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .Results

Angie Snyder
1820-Perkins Ave.
Nemaha, Ia 50567.

712-660-8089.

register

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3rd Annual Running With the Devils 5K, 8:00 AM. This event starts and finishes at the Martensdale St. Marys Track in Martensdale, IA.. .. .. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. ..

Jill Gavin
or
Scott Bixby

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The Rock Run 5K, 8:00AM. Washington Square, Steamboat Rock, IA

Jen Merfeld
319-415-2562
entry form

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Rival Game Relay, 128.5 miles, Regular teams of 10 or Ultra teams of 5 or less, 6:pm staggered waves based on predicted time. Iowa City to Ames, IA.. . ,.https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . .Results

Mike Maurer

602-377-6646

register

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NewBo Fest Run,
7:30 a.m. New Bohemian District, Cedar Rapids, IA.. . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. .. .results

NewBo Run
PO Box 11351
Cedar Rapids, IA 52410

register

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UMC 5K & 1 M Fun Run / Walk, 8:00 AM. McCausland, IA.

LLoyd Claussen
563-225-2585
or
563-226-6161

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Bettendorf Rotary "Run With Carl" 5M run , 5K, 1M, run/ walk. 7:30 AM. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl Life Fitness Center, Bettendorf, IA. ..Results

Dick Schillig

563-332-2200.

register

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Oskaloosa Christian School Grace Race 5k/1mile, Take place at the Oskaloosa Christian School  726 N E St. Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Leah Bruxvoort  

641-295-6190

entry form

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Flying Pigs Duathlon

8:00 AM, 5K Run, 20 M Bike, 1.5 Mile Run, starts and finishes at the City of Washington YMCA, Washington, Iowa. Proceeds go to new YMCA facility. . . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . . ....Results

Terry Hartzler

319-653-2141

entry form

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Boone County Family YMCA Pufferbilly Days 10K & 5K Run/Walk, 7 AM. Start in front of the Boone County YMCA, Boone, IA. Kids Choo Choo Fun Run 8:00am at the Y. .. . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . Results

Weston Williams

515-432-5925.

register

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WCV Recreation Club Glow Run 5K, 8:00 PM. Takes place st the South Lawn of Stuart Elementary School in Stuart, IA. Proceeds used to fund school and community projects.

registration

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Park to Park Half Marathon,
7:30 a.m. George Wyth State Park, Waterloo, IA . . . . ....Results . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Dave Lipinski
319-575-0989.
Registration

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LeMars YMCA & Wells Blue Bunny Sprint Triathlon

9 AM, 300 yd Swim, 11 M Bike, 5K Run, starts and finishes at the City of LeMars Outdoor Pool. . . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . . ....Results

Angela Loutsch

712-546-6655.
register here

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Connor's Crew Kicks Cancer 5k Run/Walk, location: Missouri Valley, IA

Register

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Facing Autism 5K & 1ile Fun Run, 9:30 AM. Takes place at Rosedale Rapids • 1111 N 32nd, Fort Dodge, IA.

Details

Register

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Wicked Wine Run, Takes place at Water Works Park • 2201 George Flagg ParkwayDes Moines

Details

Register

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1st Annual East Lake 100 & 50 Mile Trail Ultra Run, 10:00 AM. Takes place in East Lake County Park near Osceola, Iowa. 5 Mile loop aound the lake and park. No entry fee!

Andy Boyce

515-468-8506
or
Terry Boyce
641-414-5250

register

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Cherokee Trail Run, 9:00am. Martin's Access County Park, Cherokee, Iowa

Jason Cook,
209 W. Willow St.,
Cherokee, IA 51012

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Wabash Trace Nature Trail Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay, Marathon and 5 person relay team start at 7 a.m. at Malvern, IA High School - runs on the trail and finishes in Shenandoah, IA. next to the Depot Restaurant. Half Marathon starts 8 a.m. in Imogene, IA near Emerald Isle - runs on the trail to Shenandoah. . . . . ....Results

Shelly Smith
100 S. Maple St.
Shenandoah, IA 51601
712-246-3455.

register online

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Wildcat Den State Park Trail Run/Walk, 8::00 AM. Muscatine, IA at Wildcat Den State Park - 1 mile north of Iowa Highway 22. Run or walk the roads and trails of Wildcat Den State Park. The course is a 5K route beginning and ending in the upper picnic area.

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Lorimor Watermelon Days 5K Run/Walk, location: Lorimor, IA.

register

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Clinton Half Marathon, 10K & 5K, 7:30 AM. Clinton, IA. ...Results

Dr.Brian Peck

563-242-0223.

Contact

register

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The Great Ames Adventure Race (GAAR)
Ada Hayden Heritage Park, Ames, Iowa
Paddle, bike, run. 7:30 am.
Canoe/kayak 3 miles, Bike 15 miles, Run 5k. . . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl...Results

Galen Wilke
PO Box 378
Ames,  IA 50010

online register

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Kids Camp Run 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk,. 6:00 PM. To raise awareness and funds to send foster kids in Central Iowa to a week of camp. Raccoon River Park, West Des Moines, Iowa. . . . . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl Packet pickup at Fitness Sports on Thurs. evening - 3 to 6 PM.

Darcy Cowan
Summitcreek
Po Box 703
Grimes, IA.
515-979-7676.
register

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Friends of Pilot Knob Trail Race 5K/10K, 10:00 am. Registration/Sign In 9:00 am. Location: Stone Shelter at Pilot Knob State Park, Forest City, IA  

Dawn Bill 
 
641-529-0579

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Food Truck 5K, 5PM. Takes place at The Hall (111 S. 11th St. West Des Moines, IA. Proceeds benefit Iowa Homeless Youth Centers  https://www.yss.org/locations/iowa-homeless-youth-centers/ . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

Adam Small
race director
515-249-2208

register

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Your Life Matters 5K & 1M Run/Walk, 8:00 AM. This event starts and ends in front of Knoxville High School in Knoxville, IA.

register

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Beaverdale Beaver Dash Charity Run for Families of SMA, 5K & 1M, 8 AM. Beaverdale Shopping Area (41st & Urbandale), Des.Moines,. .. . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .Results

Julia Anderson

515-371-5133.

register

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Southern Prairie YMCA 5K R/W Balloon Chase (part of Creston Balloon Days Celebration). 8AM, start at Mckinley Park, Creston, IA. . . . . . . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl Results

Raquel Linch
1201 W. Townline St.
Creston, IA 50801
641-782-9622.
entry from

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George Ballard Memorial 10K & 5K run and 2 mile walk, 8:00 am Mitchellville, IA Starts at City Park at 2nd & Oak Ave. N.E.. (Part of Thomas Mitchell Days Celebration, lots of fun activities and good food). .. . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .

Amy Spangler-Dunning,
508 Clarks Lane NE,
Mitchellville, IA 50169
515-971-8052

entry from

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Recovery & Wellness 5K Run / Walk, 9:00 AM. Takes place at Ada Haden Heritage Park, (5205 Grand Ave.. Ames, Iowa. .. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

Sally,
Community & Family Resources
1619 S. High Ave.
Ames IA 50010
515-232-3206
entry form
online registration

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MVRA Dubuque Benefit Classic Half Mara & 5K. 7:30 AM. Mystique Community Ice Center , Dubuque, IA. . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .. .results

Jolene Darter
952-484-8086
Rob Harbin
563-213-1376

entry_form

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June Nylen Race for Hope 15K, 5K & 1K Kids Run, 7:00 a.m. registration. Sioux City, IA. Team competition in a 5K. . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

Jean Gill
712-251-7862
Pat Hubbard
712-252-9352 or 800-232-0475.
register

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Moving for Life Manchester RMC 5K & RMC 10K & Fun Run. Manchester, Iowa. All proceeds will be put towards the purchase of a new MRI for Regional Medical Center... ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

Contact

563-927-7534

register

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Food Truck 5K hosted by thrive UMC and benefiting Iowa Homeless Youth Centers, 5 p.m., with a Food Truck Rally that runs until 8 p.m. Takes place this year at The Foundry in West Des Moines. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

Adam Small
Race Director
515-249-2208\

REGISTER

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Paws to Cure Cancer, . This event takes place at the ISU Vetenary School in Ames, Iowa.

Katie Hamilton
319-210-6064

Emily Pratt
712-540-2548

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P.C.T.R (Pleasant Creek Trail Run) 45K, 30K & 15K, 8:00 A.M. All races will start in the Pleasant Creek beach parking lot, Pleasant Creek State Park, Palo, Iowa.

Doug Fishwild
Mark Powers
Bob Andresen

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Roberts Run 4 Mile & 2 mile Walk, 9:00 AM. NIACC Activity Center located on North Iowa Community Colege, Mason City, IA. "no details". A memorial to Robert Davis, a teacher, a mentor and a member of the NIACC board of Trustees

Curtis Vais

641-422-4246

Register

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35th Capital Pursuit 10M & 5K, 5K Run/Walk
Iowa's-fastest-10-mile! (course-record-48:00 course record)

8 AM, Downtown Des Moines . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .Results . .Results

Register here

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Run as One for Taylor 5K & 1 M, 8:30 AM. Starts in the Winterset High School parking lot, 624 Husky Dr., Winterset, Iowa.

Angie Heim
515-707-8965

entry form

register

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Coach Steve Lynn Memorial Run/Walk, 8:45 AM. This takes place at Veenker Memorial Golf Course, 2916 Veenker Dr., Ames, IA. Individual & Relay, Proceeds go toward Coach Lymm Scholarship for high school athletes.

details

registration

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IMT Des Moines Monument Mile — 1 Mile race on Walnut Street featuring start at the Iowa State Capitol and finish at Cowles Commons. Benefits State of Iowa Monument Conservation Fund.

register

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Red, Black Track Attack & Family Fun Run/Walk
, Lynn Grove Elementary School. Marion, IA.

Register

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Forever Young 5K Color Run / 1 Mile Walk, 9am. Takes place at Meyer's Lake, Evansdale, Iowa.

Forever Young 5K Color Run
616 Grand Blvd.
Evansdale, IA  50707
(319)240-4883

Register

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Best Dam Run 1/2 Marathon & 5K Run/Walk, 8 AM. Starts at the Waverly Civiv Center, Waverly, IA. Followed by breakfast. In conjunction with the Waverly health Center and the W. Proceeds from the run will benefit local Waverly Exchange Club causes. Waverly Civic Center, Waverly, Iowa. .... . . . .Results

Sharon Cashman,
910 Cedar Lane,
Waverly, IA 50677.

register online

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Guttenberg Germanfest 5K, 8:30 AM. Guttenberg Municipal Hospital & Clinics, Guttenberg, IA. . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.


Amy Speed,
200 Main St.
Guttenberg, IA 52052
563-252-5516

register

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Overcoming Obstacles 5K Run/Walk, 11:00 AM. Takes place at the Langwood Education Center in Wapello, IA.

registered

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DeRailed Adventure - Wapsi-Great Western Line, 9:00 AM. A multi-sport adventure style race.  Includes running, biking, a water event and mystery challenges.  Must be completed in 2 hours and 40 minutes to officially finish. Riceville, Iowa

details

registration

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Gimme S'more Mud Run, 9am. This event takes place at Camp Sacajawea, 638 L Ave, just outside of Boone, IA. . . . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

Sara Schroeder
10715 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA 50322
515-278-2881

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Wild Boar Challenge, 9:30 am. Wildwood Hills Ranch, 2552 Union Lane. St Charles IA. It is in the vein of the Warrior Dash, Tough Mudder style challenge race. Farrell;s Extreme Body Shaping is designing the obstacles for our racehttps://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Ryan Albers

registrer

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NanaJana Fun Run 5K, 9:00am.  Help Break the Silence. Dan-D Farms Corn Maze,, Knoxville, IA.. (5 miles south of Knoxville, IA). 

Dan Dennison
2044 Hwy 14
Knoxville, IA 50138
641-842-2829
registration

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AWARE 5K - BVRMC Walk and Run Event, 8 am. North Green Parking Lot, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, Storm Lake, Iowa. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Danielle Schlenger
1525 W 5th Street
(PO Box 309)
Storm Lake, IA 50588
712-213-8683.
entry form

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PurpleStride Iowa 5K Run/Walk, 9:30 AM. Takes place at Raccoon River Park, 2500 Grand Ae., West Des Moines, IA. Proceeds go toward Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. . . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .

register

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Iowa Dog Jog - Walk, Run & Wag, 10:00 AM. This event takes place at the new Terra Park in Johnston Iowa with the route taking participants around the lake. There will be a pop-ip dog park for after event activities.Proceeds with go to support the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

register

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Back the Blue 5K Pump N Run. Location is Brookside Park 1325 6th St Ames IA

Derek Doebel
2519 Osborn Dr
55 Armory Bldg
Ames, IA 50011

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"Run for the Nations" 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run / Walk, 8am, Chariton Community Center, 915 Osage Ave, Chariton, IA 50049

Paul Miller
120 NW Ave.
Chariton, IA 50049

641-774-5683

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Iowa Walk to D'Feet ALS, 2:00 PM. Veterans Memorial Stadium, , Cedar Rapids, IA. , 11 AM.. . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Cassidy Welch

515-727-1679
Register

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CyMan Triathlon

9 AM. Lake Petocka / Kinney Park, Bondurant, Iowa

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

Kyle Weis
712-579-4657
register

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Hy Vee Pinky Swear 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run, 8:30 AM. Takes place at Principal Park in Des Moines, IA. Connecting fitness and fundraising to support kids with cancer

Register

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Quad Cities Marathon & Marathon Relay, 1/2 Marathon, 5K, 1M, 7:30AM, The event covers 5 races, 4 cities, 3 bridges, 2 states, and 1 Island, all along the mighty Mississippi River. The 26.2 mile run starts and ends in downtown Moline, .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .Results IL.

Contact_us @
309-751-9800.

entry.form

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5th ANNUAL PUMPKIN DAYS COSTUME RUN/WALK, 6:00pm. This event takes place at 1st and Broad St. Orient, IA

Jessica or
Justin Boswell


entry form

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Loop the Loop Half Marathon, 10K & 5K, 7:30 AM. (also Half Relay). It'l be at the Decorah High School baseball field on Claiborne Dr. The Trout Run Trail is a 12-mile closed-loop recreation trail that completely circumnavigates the picturesque and historic northeast Iowa town of Decorah. . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

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The Little Goat That Could 5K Billy Run, 1K Kids for Kids Run and a 1.5 K Walk, 8:30 am. Takes place at the Carlisle Rec Center, 1220 S 5th Street, Carlisle Iowa.

Paul Albritton
3858 S 23 Hwy.
Carlisle, IA 50047
515-202-2160
register

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Swamp Fox 10K, 5K & Little Fox Mile Race. Marion, IA.

Starts at the Depot Pavilion. 8 AM. . . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Results

Doug Fishwild

register online

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Tau Beta Pi "21st Annual Pi Mile Run" 5K, 9:30AM. Brookside Park, Ames, IA. Proceeds to Special Olympics.. . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

LeVern Faidley
3615 Fletcher Blvd, Ames, Iowa, 50010
515-450-1107
entry.form

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5th Annual Leggin' It For Learning 5K Run/Walk, 9:30am. Starts and ends at the City Park Clermont, Iowa

Kirk Jacobsen
1403 Apple Rd.
Clermont, Iowa 52135
563-379-4616

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Kick to Kinnick 5K, 9:00 AM. Iowa City, IA at Race finishes ON THE FIELD at Kinnick Stadium . Custom K2K pint glass gauranteed for all those registered before Sept 10th. Post race tailgate with free food & drinks. Beverages provided by BACKPOCKET BREWERY, so please run with your ID if you are 21 or older

Register

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Red Raider Road Race, 5K & 1M, The race will begin on campus between Christ Chapel and the Learning Commons.  Check in will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the race starting at 9:00. Invite a friend and join us as we start the Raider Days Homecomng celebration with a morning run or walk.Northwestern College - 208 8th St. SW Orange City, IA.

details

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SAU Killer Bee 5K and Bumble Rumble, 8:00am. St. Ambrose University Rogolski Center, Davenport, IA. . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Rhiannon Seneli
518 W. Locust Ave
Davenport, IA 52803
563-333-5863

register

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Annual Glowing 4-H Foot Race, 7:30 PM. Takes place at the Emmet County Fair Grounds - 3rd Ave S., Estherville, IA

Morgan Matthews
26 S. 17th St.
Estherville, IA 51334
712-362-3434
register

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Katie's Crusaders 5K/10K & Kids Fun Run, 8am. Centennial Park, Waukee, IA . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

Katie Mangan
515-473-8276.
registration

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Back the Blue Pump and Run 5k,  Takes place at Brookside park 1325 6th St, Ames, IA In support of Special Olympics. . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .

Derek Doebel
2519 Osborn Dr.
Room 55
515-294-4428

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NAMI of Iowa will hold its walk at Terra Park, Johnston, IA.. Registration and check in will begin at 8:30 with the Walk to begin at 10:00 am. . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

Lindsey Andrews
3839 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA 50310.
W-515-254-0417.
registration

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Off the Beaten Path 6K Trail Run & 3K Walk, 9 AM. Takes place at the Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve in Jasper County (near Grinnell). . . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . .Results

Keri Van Zante

PO Box 1332
Newton, IA. 50208
641-792-9780.

entry form

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DMACC Alumni Association 5K Walk/Run, 8:00 a.m. Starts at the Parking Lot L1, DMACC Ankeny Campus, 2006 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA.. . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

Breck Danner
DMACC Foundation &
Alumni Association

515-965-7331
register

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ZERO - Prostate Cancer 5k Run, 9AM 5k race start and Kids Dash for Dads at 8:45AM. Starts and ends at Principal Park - Des Moines, IA

Mark Good

register

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Addam C. Medina Foundation Be Better 5k Run/Walk, 10:30am. This is not a timed event. McHenry Park, 1012 Oak Park Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa. proceeds going to the non-profit Addam C. Medina Foundation......https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

Rick or Cathy Medina
3220 Summit Vista Dr.
Des Moines, IA
515-865-9980

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Apple Gallop - 5K Walk/Run in the Country, 9:00 AM. Located at Monti, IA. We are located 7 miles south of Winthrop, Iowa. Apple Orchard and walk/run to the Community Center in Monti..... . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . . .Results

Contact

Entry form

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Remembrance Run - Honoring Iowa's Fallen, 9:45 AM. takes p[lace at Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines, Iowa. . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . .results

Iowa Remembers
(Anna Fuller),
605 NW 10th Circle
Grimes, IA 50111
515-494-5392

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Hunger Run 5K by Caring Hands Outreach Center, 3:00pm race start Altoona, IA Race begins at Haines Park and ends at Caring Hands Outreach Center

Caring Hands Outreach Center Inc.
   201 9th St NE
   Altoona, IA 50009
5. 515-967-4533

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Step Up for Down Syndrome 5K Run/Walk, 9:00am - Cedar Rapids, IA  
 

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