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2017

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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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Springtime Hill Climb 5K & 10K, 8 AM in Doanes Park, Pleasant Hill, IA. This event benefits the food pantry and clothes closet operated by Caring Hands Outreach.. ... . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . ...Results

Ned J. Looney

515-967-4533

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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 .

Chris Burch

register

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A Pot of Gold Half Marathon and Fun Run, 8 am for half marathon and 9 am Fun Run. Takes place at Vennard College, University Park IA.

Autumn Reisetter 
6416733407
ext. 1865
register

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Tri Indoors - benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, waves starting at 7 AM Fitness World West, 3200 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Amanda Pottorff
515.480.1234

register here

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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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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. Prairie Trail, Ankeny, Iowa . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .Results

Jessica Erickson,
1631 SW Main St. Suite 205 Ankeny, Iowa 50023
515.964.0685

register

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Prairie of Miracles 5k, 9:30 AM. College Communities Schools Campus, 401 76th Ave., Cedar Rapids, IA.Proceeds to the University of Iowa Chidrens Hospital Network. . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

register

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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

register

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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
register.

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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Great Plains 10K, 8AM. Grays 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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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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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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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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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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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, Britt, Carroll,, Decorah, DeWitt, Dike, Fairfield,, Grinnell, Hiawatha, Montrose, Onawa, Osage, Perry, Red Oak, Sibley, Sioux City, Spencer, Story City & 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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MDA Central Iowa Muscle Walk, 10:00 AM. Tales place at Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, Iowa.. ....

MDA Walk
MDA of Iowa
                3925 Fountains Blvd NE, Ste 100
                Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
(800) 572-1717

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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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Run 4 Missions 5K & Tot Trot, 8:00 am. Grace Church, 4200 E. 25th Street, Des Moines, IA. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Dean Houdeshell
515-509-3788.

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Iowa Wild Breakaway 5K & Kids Race, 8:00 AM. Starts at the Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge, Des Moines, IA. Proceeds benefit the Des Moines Youth Hockey Assn. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

register

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Doughnut Run-5K 2016, 9:00 am (check-in starts at 7:30am) Takes place at  Brookside Park in 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

Alex Syhlman
(515) 450-1751
John Leinberger
(612) 231-5019
register

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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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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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Lucky Pawz Dog Jog @ 9:30am. Terry Trueblood Recreation Area, Iowa City, IA.

Kristin Wilson
975 238th St. NE,
North Liberty, IA 52317
319-626-7299
register

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Easter Egg Scramble 5K & Bunny Hop 1/2 Mile for Kids. 9:00 AM. Davenport, IA (The East Village of Davenport 2124 E. 11th St, Davenport, IA). ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . .

Charles Stelk
563-271-0029

register

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Annual Mayor's Bike Ride & 5K Run,, 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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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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Nearly Naked 5K Run / Walk, 10:00 AM. Takes place at Prairie Park ?Fishery, 2125 Otis Rd. S.E., Cedar Rapids. Nearly Naked 5K Run/Walk is the most unusual 5K!  Participants are asked to start the event in as many layers of clothing as possible. At each kilometer mark, they will shed a piece of clothing - all to be donated to a local charity "The Catherine McAuley Center".. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

register

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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 Paws and Effect and their mission to provide service animals for veterans with PTSD and to collect food for local homeless shelters. Run as an individual or compete as a 4-person ruck march team. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Sean Taylor
1125 Hancock Dr
Boone, IA 50036
515-337-3082

entry_information

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Gene Van Wyk 5k Memorial Run, 9:00 AM. Takes place at Pella Christian High School 300 Eagle Lane Pella, IA  50219

Darryl De Ruiter

Pella Christian H.S.
641-628-4440.

register

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Western Iowa Senior Challenge,

Council Bluffs, IA. 8 sports for ages 50 & up, includes track & field.  Ages 50 and over, 10 age categories. . . . . https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Matt Beatty
888-777-8881 x122
Register

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Dash at Dusk for American Heart Association 5K Run/Walk to Jasper Presented by Businessolver, 6:00 PM. Meredith Plaza, 1716 Locust Plaza, Des Moines Iowa.

Carrie Mueller
5000 Westown Pkwy #340
West Des Moines, IA 50266
515-371-5433

register

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Wonderfully Made Family Camp, Run, Walk & Wheel 5K, 9:00 AM. Takes place at Big Creek State Park, Shelter #1, Polk City, IA. Free will donation pancake breakfast to follow race. Proceeds allow a child with special needs attend camp with their family.. . .. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

Danielle Andersen-Jeppesen
515-298-2202
Details

register

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The Grahlman 10k, 9:00 AM. Stats and finishes at The Beerhouse 4810 NW 86th St, Urbandale, Iowa. Proceeds go to the Huntington's Disease Society of America. . . .. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

Lisa Hubbard
1114 SE Dolan Dr.
Grimes, IA 50111
515.707.1109
Register

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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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80's/90's Run, 7 p.m. Mullets, Des Moines. The 80's/90's Run returns to Mullets in support of the Animal Rescue League of Iowa! Run, walk, or dance through our non-competitive course as they blast music from loudspeakers along the course!
Adult runners get a beer with registration. Youth 15 and under run for FREE. RSVP on the event Facebook page. . ....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

registration

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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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Give it Away 5K - Lorrie Shetterly Memorial Event, 9:00 a.m. Water Works Park (South Loop), Des Moines, Iowa. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

Rebecca,
Give it Away 5K,
PO Box 235,
Norwalk, IA 50211
515-250-2736

registration

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Kewash Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Trail Run, 8:00 AM. Starts and finishes at the YMCA on the Square, 110 South Iowa Avenue in Washington, Iowa.

Michelle Driscoll
319-461-2431
Shawn Loy
319-461-1395
register

entry form

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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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Make a Difference for Autism 5K Run / Walk, 9:00 AM. Takess place at the Heritage Trail Pond, Dubuque IA

Elisabeth Hall
Audrey Decker
563.583.3408
563.583.4003

register

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Relay for Life, 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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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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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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5K Fun Mud Run to Benefit Homes for Our Troops
, Palo, IA

Details

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Freedom Run 5k / One-Mile Walk, 8:30.Takes place at the Story County Medical Center; 640 S19th St, Nevada, IA....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

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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The_Grand Blue Mile, 6 PM. Western Gateway Park - Papajohn 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

Darby Hulen
1331 Grand Ave,
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-276-4286
Register

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America's Clissic

Track Meet

Results

here

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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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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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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

Facebook Page:

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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

register.

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Drake Relays Road Races, 1/2 Marathon & 5K, 7:30 AM. Drake University Campus, Des Moines, IA.

info

Register

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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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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.

register

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COLOR Run/Walk 5K, 9:00 AM. Civic Center in Waverly, Iowa. Fundraiser for Waverly Heritage Days.  

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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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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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Fisher 5K Fun Run/Walk, 9:00 AM. The race will begin on the corner of S. 4th Street and Pleasantview Rd. Marshalltown, IA.

Brittany O'Shea

entry form

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Cherished Moments Run/Walk, 9:00am. Swan Lake State Park (East side shelter house)  Carroll, Iowa.

Deb Grade
(SunnyBrook Assisted Living & Memory Care)
1214 East 18th St.
Carroll, Iowa 51401
712-792-8995

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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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Share the Weight 5K, 2:00 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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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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