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Lee County Diaper Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk, 9:00 AM. 203 N 1st St, Montrose, IA Instead of a registration fee, please bring a pack of unopened diapers or wipes (any size, any brand) on race day! Items will be donated to Lee County family programs. Monetary donations are accepted to the Lee County Child Abuse Prevention Council and will be used to purchase additional diapers and wipes.

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They Slam on the Brakes, We Fly Right by 5K, 8:00 AM. New Hampton Running Club 7th Annual 5K at Mikkelson Park, New Hampton, IA

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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 .... . . . .

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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!

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John Hall

319-530-1981
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Fool's 5K & 10K, 8:00 AM. This event takes place at George Wyth State Park in Waterloo, Iowa. Certified! . . . . . . .results here

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Spring Thaw 5K & 10 M Runs. 9:30 AM, Sioux City Riverfront Area Welcome Center, Sioux City, IA. . . . . ..... . results

Patty Considine
712-204-3325 or
Chris Poeckes
712-899-4717
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Warrior 5K & Kids 400 Meter Fun Run, 9:30 AM. at Waukee Stadium in Waukee, IA. Funds will go to the Waukee Girls Track & Field/Cross Country program. NO RECE DAY REGISTRATION. . . . . . . .results here

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Annual Pam Pray Memorial 4 Mile Run / Walk (formerly the Easter Seals Run), 8:45 AM . This event takes place in at the Clinton Masonic Center in Clinton, Iowa. Proceeds to the Childrens Theraphy Center. . . results

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Run With the Animals (on Monday evenings)
Capital Striders Beginning Runner's Group, 6 PM. Starts at the Gazebo in Campbell's Park in Clive, All levels of runners are invited but special emphasis is placed on beginning runners. Every Monday evening April through October.

(Roy Ney)

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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 . . ..... . results

Darryl De Ruiter

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

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Riverview Riverwalk 5K, 9:00 AM. This event takes place in Dyersville, Iowa Inaugural walk/run (untimed) for Riverview Center which provides support for individuals impacted by sexual and/or domestic violence.

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Easter Egg Scramble 5K, 9:00 AM Event takes place at 2214 E 11th Street, Davenport, Iowa. The Easter Egg Scramble 5k is a charity driven event providing assistance to the Handicapped Development Center of Davenport, Iowa. . . . . . . .results here

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Capital Strider's Loop the Lake, 9 AM
Gray's Lake, Des Moines, IA. Hosted by the Capital Striders
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WDTF 5k Run/Walk, Youth Mile, and Kid's Fun Run, 9:00 AM. Western Dubuque High School, Epworth, IA.
Proceeds from the race will contribute to the Western Dubuque boys track and field funds.

Elaina Biechler
PO Box 707
Dubuque, IA 52001
319-217-2297

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Strong Roots 5K & Little Sprouts 1M, 9:00 AM. Takes place at Deer Run Golf Club in Indianola, IA. Sponsored by Strong Roots Christian School.

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Iowa Trail Run Series, Center Trails 4 or 8 Mile Trail Runs, 9:00 AM. Takes place in Greenwood Park and denman Woods in Des Moines, Iowa

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Run the Runway 5K Against Human Trafficking, 9:00 AM . Takes place at the Dubuque Airport on Airport Rd. Dubuque, Iowa. The University of Dubuque's Spartan Nation Liberation Foundation (SNLF), a UD student organization combatting human trafficking, is pairing up with the Dubuque Regional Airport and offering another stunning event!

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Run With the Animals (on Monday evenings)
Capital Striders Beginning Runner's Group, 6 PM. Starts at the Gazebo in Campbell's Park in Clive, All levels of runners are invited but special emphasis is placed on beginning runners. Every Monday evening April through October.

(Roy Ney)

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Springtime Hill Climb 5K Run, 8:30 AM. Back this year at Doanes Park, 5050 Doanes Park Rd., Pleasant Hill, Iowa. . . results

Ryan Merritt
5160 Maple Dr. Ste. A.
Pleasant Hill, IA.50327
515-262-9368

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Beer & Bagel Off Road Run, 9 ;00 AM. Takes place at Jester Park, Granger, Iowa.

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Scavma Scamper 5K & 10K Runs, 10:00 AM. Event takes place at the ISU Veterinary College on the ISU Campus in Ames, Iowa.

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Jersey Freeze Frosty Nose Cold Toes 5k, 9:00 AM. Monroe Public Square - Monroe, Iowa, Proceeds will go to the Monroe Old Settlers fund. . . . .

Andrea Steenhoek
515-577-4724

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Live Healthy Iowa 5K & 1K Kid's Runs, 8 AM. Runs take place in; Anamosa, Bondurant , Carroll, Decorah, Dike, Ft. Dodge, Hiawatha , Ida Grove, Onawa, Perry, Red Oak, , Sergeant Bluff, Sibly, Sioux City, Spencer, Story City & Waukee
. Proceeds benefit the local wellnes coalitions and Lie Healthy Iowa Kids Initiatives. . . . . . . .results here.... . . . .

Kyle Wagner
1421 Bell Ave #204
Ames, IA. 50010
515-292-3251 - Ext 705

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Bonnie & Clyde 5 Mile & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, 11 AM. The race will start in Dexter at the Historical Roundhouse (707 Dallas St.) and proceed to White Pole Road in Stuart, IA. There will be buses from Stuart to Dexter starting at 9:30 AM. . . results

Andrew Kaldenberg
515-360-5011
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Doc Dash 5K Race, 9:00AM. Iowa City, Iowa. Raises money for the Iowa City Free Clinic and University of Iowa Mobile Clinic. ..... . results

Tarek Karam
319-384-1725

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Iowa Trail Run Series, Sugar Bottom Edition, 10 AM. Takes place on Sugar Bottom Trail in North Liberty, IA.

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Iowa Brewery 5K Running Series - Confluence Brewing Co., Des Moines, IA.

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DoNot Stop 10K & 5K, 8:00 AM. Takes place at Grays Lake - Kruidenier Trail. 2101 Fleur Dr
Des Moines, IA. Is it supposed to be DO NOT STOP, or DONUT STOP? Answer: YES!
Like Running or Walking? Love Donuts? This race is for you! Join us for the annual Donot Stop 5k/10k! A donut-themed event that is perfect for the whole family. . . . . . . .results here

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Run With the Animals (on Monday evenings)
Capital Striders Beginning Runner's Group, 6 PM. Starts at the Gazebo in Campbell's Park in Clive, All levels of runners are invited but special emphasis is placed on beginning runners. Every Monday evening April through October.

(Roy Ney)

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AAZK Race Against Extinction Trail Run, 6:00 PM. 27792 Ski Hill Loop, Honey Creek, Iowa. This year all proceeds will go to Painted Dog Conservation!

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DCG Jr Olympic Track Meet. 5:00 PM. Dallas Center Grimes High School, Grimes, Iowa.

Hosted by the Valley Youth Running Club..

Adam Tjeerdsma

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515-720-4509

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Iowa Brewery 5K Running Series - Kinship Brewing Co., Waukee, IA.

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Mile for Earth, 10:00 AM. 1 Mile run at "South Middle School" in Waukee, IA. Proceeds go tp Sierra Club.

Aubree Mueller
515-865-1489.

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DMACC In My Boots 5K Run, Walk or Ruck March, 10 vam. McHose Park in Boone, Iowa. Proceeds benefits Paws & Effect and their mission to provide service animals for veterans with PTSD
Individual 5K Run or Walk. 4-Person Team Ruck March (fill backpacks with non-perishable food items)
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Earth Day Family 5K Run/Walk & assorted kids events, 10:00 AM Event starts at the town square in Polk Ciry, IA.

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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 . ..

Steven Story

641-357-2159 or
800-285-5338

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Doughnut Run-5K, 8:00 am (check-in starts at 7:30am) Takes place at  ADA Hayden Heritage Park, 5205 Grand Ave., Ames, IA. The more Krispy Creme donuts you can eat, the faster your time will be! New team competition this year!. . . results . .

Alex Syhlman
(515) 450-1751
John Leinberger
(612) 231-5019
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Do Better Be Better Color Dash, 10:00 AM. Big Woods Lake. Cedar Falls, IA. Jamie and her family have created the Do Better. Be Better. organization and scholarship fund. They raise funds for families suffering from medical emergencies and award a graduating senior from Dunkerton and Cedar Falls a scholarship each year.

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Evergreen Lane History Hustle Fun 2K Run/Walk, 9:00 AM. The run/walk will follow a 2k (1.25 mile) course that begins and ends at Evergreen Lane, passing the Nevada Community Historical Society Museum and the Dyer Dowell Historic Home along the way. The event will not be timed. $10 entry!

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Drake Relays Road Races, 1/2 Marathon, 10K & 5K, 7:30 AM. Drake University Campus, Des Moines, IA.. . results

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Wingman For Wellness 5K, 10:00 AM. Takes place in City Park along the river in Iowa City, IA. In support of preventing Veterans Suicide & the Hawkeye Flying Club. . . . . . . .results here

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Run With the Animals (on Monday evenings)
Capital Striders Beginning Runner's Group, 6 PM. Starts at the Gazebo in Campbell's Park in Clive, All levels of runners are invited but special emphasis is placed on beginning runners. Every Monday evening April through October.

(Roy Ney)

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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. This flat and fast one-mile course is well-suited for marathoners and beginners alike. Prizes awarded in multiple age groups and it will serve at the USATF Iowa 1 Mile Road Championships.. ..... . results

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1331 Grand Ave,
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-276-4286
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Princeton Dog Scamper 2 Miler 6:00 PM. Race begins and ends near Go Fish Marina Bar and Grill. Post-race refreshments will be provided following the race. Restrooms available. Princeton, IA. Proceeds from the event will benefit Princeton Recreation Trails, Inc. non-profit to provide a safe, off road trail for all to enjoy and connect with nature.

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Kids Hustle, Muscatine High School, Muscatine, IA.

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Full Moon 5K Run/Walk, 8:00 PM. Event will begin just in time to enjoy a beautiful evening sunset (@ 8 pm) & see the Waxing Gibbous moon rising as you finish the race. Both the start and finish lines will be at Wildwood Park and Golf Course, Wildwood Rd, Charles City, IA. . . . . . . .results here

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Otumwa Has a Heart 5K, 9:00 AM. Proceeds will help Heart Health initiatives in Wapello County. Takes place in Ottumwa, Iowa.

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Hustle 5K, St Mary's & Mathias Catholic School, Muscatine, IA. . . . . . . .results here

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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. . . results

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319-461-2431 or 319-653-2141
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Victims' Rights Week 5k & Kids Fun Run, 9:30 AM. Takes plave at Water Works Park at the shelter on the east loop in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Paws to Cure Cancer 5k Run/Walk. 12 Noon. Takes place at the Northeast Campanile Lawn (Central Campus) , ISU Campus, in Ames, IA. The race is put on by the Iowa State University Pre-Veterinary club to raise money for the Boo Radley Foundation., .

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Go the Distance for Crime Victims 5K, 9:00 am. Thomas Park, Marion, Iowa. .. results

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Run For The Trees, 9:00 AM. Iowa Arboretum & Gardens, Madrid, IA. Join the Iowa Arboretum & Gardens for a beautiful scenic 5K or 1 mile Family Walk/Run on well-maintained trails. In addition to hosting the race we will also be having Arbor Day activities that will take place after the race. Registration includes a t-shirt, race bib, swag bag, snacks, and a tree seedling!

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Arrowhead Trail 4 Hour, 10K, 5K Trail Run, 8:00 AM. Takes place at Arrowhead Park in Neola, IA. Arrowhead Trail Run is a 5k marked course at Arrowhead Park near Neola, Iowa. Choose the traditional 5k distance, 2 laps for a 10k, or complete as many laps as you can in a 4 hour Enduro! Medals will be awarded for the top 6 Male and Female in the 5k, 10k and Enduro events. All are welcome to run, jog, walk or hike at your own pace. . . . . . . .results here

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Evergreen Lane History Hustle 2K, NOT TIMED! 2k (1.25 mile) fun run/walk that serves as the official start to race season in Nevada! The course will begin and end at the historic Briggs Terrace at Evergreen Lane, passing the Nevada Community Historical Society Museum and the Dyer Dowell historic house along the way. All proceeds benefit the Nevada Community Historical Society.

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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.

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SIOUXperman Triathlon, 8 AM in Sioux Center, IA. I indoor 300m Swim, 25k Bike & 5k Run. All Seasons Center. Individual or relay team. Limited to 300 people! . . . results

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Run For Her Life Half Marathon & 5K, 9:00. Starts 403 W 4th St N, Newton, Iowa. . . . . . . .results here

Collin Barnes
916 S 6th Ave W,
Newton, IA 50208.
509-237-3455

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Hospice Run Walk to Remember 5K, 10:00 AM. Takes place at the Hospice Garden located next to Cherokee Fitness Center, Cherokee, IA. Proceeds help support the Cherokee Regional Hospice Program

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Urbandale Middle School 5K & 3.5K Color Run, 10:00 AM. Urbandale Middle School is hosting the 1st Annual UMS Color Run. There will be an two routes available, a 3.5K, and a 5K! Come join us, and get colorful. Urbandale, IA

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Run for Wishes 5K Run/Walk, 10:00 AM. Terry Trueblood Park, Iowa City, IA. All Proceeds will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. . . . . . . .results here

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Build-A-Bed 5K Pajama Run/Walk, 9:00 AM. Non-Timed event! This event takes place through the historic Aspen Grove Cemetery Association, Burlington, IA. This is meant to be a fun family friendly event where participants are encouraged to wear appropriate pajamas to participate. Pets are not allowed. Participants will receive a cup with goodies at the end of the race. Out of respect for the families and the Aspen Grove Cemetery Association, please be sure pajamas are family friendly and appropriate for the event.

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Safe in the Sun 10K & 5K Runs, 9:00 AM. This is a non-profit charity run based in Story County, formed by a melanoma survivor Jordan Hauck, melanoma survivor Megan Burt (doctor of physical therapy Ames Performance Physical Therapy) , and dermatologist Leslie Christenson (McFarland Clinic), working to raise melanoma and skin cancer awareness and to promote sun safety. Takes place at Ada Hayden Heritage Park 5205 Grand Ave, Ames, IA. . . . . . . .results here

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Spurthi - Race to Inspire 5K W/R. 9:00 AM. Takes place at Veterans Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., in Bettendorf, IA. . . . . . . .results here

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