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1

The Big 5K Run, 6:00 PM. This event takes place at Fleetfeet Store, 521 E. Locust, Des Moines, IA.

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Manchester River Days 5K Run Walk
, 7:00 PM. Starting at the Whitewater Shelter and finishing at the Friday Night Chamber Farmer's Market , 200 East Main St, Manchester, IA

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2

St. Joseph Fun Days Neon 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run, 7:00 PM. Takes place at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marion, Iowa. . . . . . .Results,.

Brian Logan

515-657-0398

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2

Blue Grass Homecoming 5K Race Run/Walk & 5K Military Run, 6:00 PM. Takes place at the Blue Grass Community Club in Blue Grass, Iowa. . . . .Results,.

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2

Donot Stop 5K, 6:00 PM. 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.Cedar Falls, IA.

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3

Donot Stop 5K, Davenport, IA.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.

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3

Half marathon! Saylorville Dam to Cowles Commons in downtown Des Moines . . . .Results,.

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3

Gigi's Super Hero 5 K Run, 8:00 AM. Takes place at Veerans Memorial Park in Bettondorf Iowa. also family walk ^ kids run. 5k run, kids run, family walk.

Mark Taghon

309-762-7529

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3

Crator Trail Runs (formerly Driftless Discovery 5K, 10K, 25K & 50K), Takes place in entrance to Van Peenen Memorial Park on Quarry Hill Rd., Decorah, Iowa, . . . .Results,.

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3

Knights Run for the Mission 22, 4:00 PM. 22 Mile Indiv., Relay, 11 MMile, 2.2 Mile. Run for Veterans. 100% of proceeds go to Mission 22. Takes place on the Old Creamery Nature Trail in Dysart, IA. Flashlights provided where necessary. . . .. .... . . . .Results,.

Ryan

563.359.5401

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3

Norway Strong 5K, 8:00 AM. Takes place in Norway, IA.

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3

Village Northwest Unlimited Benefit Run, Walk & Roll, 8 AM at Village Northwest Unlimited, 330 Village Circle, Sheldon, IA 51201. . . . . .results

Samantha Waterstone

712-324-541

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3

Deer Dash 7.5 M & 3.5 M Trail Races, Takes place at Oak Grove Park in Hawarden, IA. Oak Grove Park is a beautiful 433-acre county park located along the Big Sioux River in Western Sioux County Iowa and is about an hourís drive from Sioux Falls, SD or Sioux City, IA.

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3

Mitchellville Firefighter Assn. "Fireman's 5K Challenge"Walk/Run, 8:00 AM. Takes place at Mitchellville City Park, 200 Vine Ave.NE, Mitchellville, IA.

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Dairy Day "MOO" 5K, 7:00 AM. Takes place at the Fredericksburg Swimming Pool on Schult Road in Fredericksburg, Iowa.

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3

Iowa Trail Run Series - Ledges 10K & 5K, 8:00, Yakes place at the Ledges State Park northwest of Madrid Iowa. . . . .Results,.

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3

Park to Park 5K, 8 AM. Starts at the American Legion on the north side of Van Meter, IA. . . . .Results,.

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3

Grandview Gallop 4M & 1M, 7:30 PM. The event starts and finishes at Murphy Park near the southern end of South Grandview Avenue in Dubuque, IA.

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3

Look to the Stars Cancer 5K Walk/Run Race, 9:00 AM. This race will be held at the Pulaski Lumber / Beyoutiful Nutrition Building in Pulaska, IA. The 5K walk/run proceeds will benefit our Davis County friends who are battling cancer. All the money raised will stay in the county.

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3

Race for Ace 5K Trail Run, 8:00 AM. Run/walk through the 100-acre Hackert tree farm. The scenery is beautiful as you will pass through covered bridges with streams and climb several hills. 100% of proceeds will go to the Forward with Faith charity that helps build and manage homes for special needs adults. 13896 Highway F 62 E, Lynnville, IA US.

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3

We're on a Mission...Pave the Way 5K Trail Run, 8:00 AM. Calmar Lutheran Church in Calmar, IA. Proceeds to be used for a youth mission trip to Cuba.

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3

Jones County"What's Your Natural High Fun Run" 8:30 AM. Takes place in Central Park, 12515 Central Park Rd., Center Junction, IA. Proceeds will benefit the Jones County Safe and Healthy Youth Coalition.

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4

Pigman Triathlon
Olympic & Sprint Distances. High School State Championships. 7:30A, Palo, IA, https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . . .results

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4

Horny Goat 4M Trail Run, Takes Place at Hillview State Park, 35601 C60 in Hinton, IA

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4

Jr Olympic Track Meet. 10 AM Field Event, 11 AM Running. Johnston High School, West Des Moines, Iowa.

Hosted by the JRC.

Britta Way

Details

515-770-2038

5 - 12 - 19 - 26

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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9

Relay Iowa - From Sioux City to Dubuque 6:00 AM. 339 mile relay run. Come join us for the annual Relay Iowa, an adventure relay run like no other! You and your team of up to 12 people will run for three days and two nights, covering 339 miles across some of the most beautiful landscape Iowa has to offer. The route takes you from Sioux City on Friday morning all the way to Dubuque by Sunday afternoon.

Bill Raine
515-778-8199,

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9

Robins 5K Twilight Run & Free Kids Color Run,, 8:00 PM. This event takes place in East Knoll Park, Robins IA . . . . .Results,.

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10

Grimes Governors Days "A Funtastic Event" 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, 7:00 AM. Starts at Grimes South Sports Complex, Grimes, IA.. . . . . . . .Results,.

Anna Gray

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10 - 11

Iowa Senior Games, West Des Moines, Iowa. 50 years or older. There are 11 age categories. Track & Field & Swimming.are on the 12th & 13thth.

Matt Beatty
Iowa Senior Games Director
Iowa Sports Foundation
1421 S. Bell Ave.
Suite 104
Ames, IA 50010
888-777-8881
515-292-3251

10

Good Ole Summertime 5K Run/Walk/Stroll, 8:00 AM. Takes place at the Ocseola Regional Health Center in Sibley, IA.

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10

Team RunFree "Miles for Smiles" 5k, 8:30 AM. The 5K race will begin and end near the Community Stage and Pavilion at 10th and Main in Adel. Our Team RunFree and Synergy adaptive running teams will again be sharing the road and supplying 'miles of smiles' as they race the 3.1 mile course. We hope you will take a few moments and get to know a few of our team members. Walkers and strollers are very welcome.

Kevin Hircock
515-238-6121

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10

Conrad Dash and Splash 10K & 5K Run / Walk,
8 AM. The route begins at the Family Aquatic Center in Reunion Park. Part of Blackdirt Days in Conrad,
IA. . . . . .. . .results

Jami Willett,
(641)750-8108

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10

Bell Tower Festival"Ding Dong Dash" 10K, 5K & 1M Run/Walk, 8 AM. Starts at the Greene County Community Center, 1 block west of the tower in Jefferson IA. https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . . . .Results,.

Jefferson Parks & Rec
204 W Harrison St.
Jefferson, IA 50129
515-386-3412

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10

Blind Butcher Race to Cure Vision Loss, 10:00 AM Takes place in in the beautiful northwest Iowa countryside around Inwood, IA. Not only do you get to do a little exercise and enjoy great beer, you are contributing to a great cause - the University of Iowa Institute for Vision Research!

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10

Iowa Brewery Running Series - Gezellig Brewing Company, Takes place at Gezellig Brewing Co., Newton, IA.

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10

AMERICAN GOTHIC 5K, 8:00 AM. Takes place at American Gothic House Center, 300 American Gothic St., Eldon, Iowa. We will start at the American Gothic House Center, run or walk down the hill and through the Wapello County Regional Fair Grounds to the Des Moines River before heading back through town and up the trail to the American Gothic House Center.

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10

Chickasaw Wellness Complex Heartland Days 5K Fun Run & Walk, 10:00 AM. This event takes place in Mikkelson Park, New Hampton, IA. Refreshments provided for all participants.

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10

Race 2 Unravel 5K, 9:00 AM. Take place Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines, IA. This event is to raise awareness of Pediatric Cancer.

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10

HILLarious 20K & 8K Trail Race, 7:30 AM. This event starts on the trails of the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center & connects to the multi-use trails of Stone State Park in Sioux City, IA.

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10

Keota Fun Run,  8:00 am. Walkers welcome in 1 mile and 5K. This is a mostly flat and paved route. Start and Finish at Keota City Hall, Keota, Iowa . . . .facebook . . . . . .

Cherie Westendorf
33198 160th Ave.
Hedrick, IA 52563
641-777-5222

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Rhubacue on the River 5K Run/Walk, 9:00 AM. Takes place at Shelley Memorial Park,  Manchester, Iowa. . . . .Results,.

Ali Manson
200 E Main St
Manchester Iowa
563-927-4141

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10

Capital City Pride 5K Run, Walk, Strut, 8:00 AM . Event takes place in the East Village in downtown Des Moines. All proceeds go to help fund Capital City Pride's programs and events that bring together members of the LGBTQ community, allies, and supporters. . . . .Results,.

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10

Dollars for Scholars Color 5K & 1M Run/Walk, 8 AM. Events takes place at the City Park in Monona, IA and is a part of Hay Days Celebration.

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10

My Waterloo Days Color Run 5K, 9 AM. Part of the My Waterloo Days Festival in waterloo, IA.

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10

Jace Race 5K & 1M Run / Walk, 8:30 AM. Takes place at 2163 135th St. in New Sharon, Iowa. Part of the New Sharon annual Spring Festival. The profits of the race go to North Mahaska Education Foundation, which will be used to help the children of the New Sharon community in numerous ways, such as individual needs in the school and classroom settings, and an annual fine art-based assembly. . . . . . . .Results,.

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10

New Body Fitness 5K & 1Mile, 5:30 PM. Tipton will be hosting their Kick off to Summer event in efforts to raise money to restore our local Movie Theater. All proceeds for the 5k will be donated to the movie theater project. Takes place in Tipton, IA.

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10

Prairie Burn 100 5K Fun Run, Grinnell, IA.

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11

DSM IronMan 70.3

Des Moines

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11

Hometown Half Des Moines, 10K & 5K, 7:00 AM. Takes place at Big Creek State Park in Polk City, IA.

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11

Strawberry Stampede, 9:00 girls 1/4 mile, 9:15 boys 1/4 mile, 9:30 boys and girls 1 mile. Takes place in Long Grove, Iowa

Contact-Scott Hoag

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Run for CDH 5K Run/Walk, 9:00 AM. Takes place at the Ankeny market & Pavillion in Ankeny, Iowa (using the High Trestle Trail). This race is to raise awareness of CDH (Congenital Diaphramatic Hernia) Join Tiny Hero.

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16

Party in Pink 10K, 5K 1M Run & | kids run, 6:00 PM. Event takes place at Riverside Park in Vinton, Iowa,

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16

Waveland Park Twilight Family Fun Walk / Run, 8:00 PM. Starts off with a kids "Conquer the Hill" sprint followed by yout choice of a nine hole or 18 hole run/walk through the oldest municipal golf course west of the Mississippi. Registration (adults $20 or child $5) includes a slice of pizza and a cold beverage. Waveland Golf Course, Des Moines, Iowa.

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17

Quad Cities Tri.
Swim 600yds. Bike 15miles Run 5K. West Lake Park, Davenport, Iowa. 7 AM. . . . .results

Eric Sarno @
309/786-0040
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17

Kalona Days ILC 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, 1 mile at 7:40am and 5K beginning at 8am. Takes place at 514 B Avenue, Kalona, Iowa. Proceeds go towards Lobular Carcinoma Fund.

Chamber Director 
319-656-2660

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17

Lawler's Annual 5k Fun Run/Walk, 8:30 AM. Starts and ends at Highland Park at the west end of downtown in Lawler, IA. We are having our Lawler Irish Festival 2 day event.)

Debi Speltz
PO Box 162
Lawler, IA. 52154
Cell 641-330-2136.

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17

Young Life 5K, 8:30 AM. Takes place at the Lindsay Park River Trail in Davenport, IA.

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17

Stuart Good Egg Days 5K Run / Walk, 8:00 AM. Starts and finishes at Lawbaugh City Park in Stuart, Iowa. Bringing it home. Proceeds go to the Stuart Police Summer Programs.

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17

Schuetzen "Nein!" Hour Endurance Run & Relay, Takes place at Schuetzen Park, 700 Waverly road in Davenport, Iowa.

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Albert City Summerfest 5K run | Kids Run
, 8:00 AM. Takes place at the Albert City Fire Station, 3314 N 4th St, Albert City, IA. . . . . .Results,.

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17

Alive & Running 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention, 7:30 a.m. Dunkerton, Iowa. . . . . . .Results,.

Ryan Nesbit
3210 SW 29th St.
Ankeny, IA 50023
515-257-4499.

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17

Kinderfest Roadrace Run / Walk, 8 AM. Manning City Park, Hwy 141, Manning, IA.

Robert Cast,
712-210-5947.
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17

Paul Skeffington Memorial 5M & 2M Race, 7:00 PM. Takes place at the DeWitt Community Center in DeWitt, Iowa. . . . . . . . . .Results,

Brian McKenrick

563-207-2876

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17

Super Murph - 5K + Murph "Smurf" - Central Iowa 7:00 AM. 5k Fun Run/Walk is at the 144 4th Street, SE in State Center,IA. As you cross the finish line, under the biggest American flag you have ever seen, you have the option to compete in the pullups, pushups and air-squats of a traditional MURPH. If your MURPH is already sub-40 minutes and you really want to take it to the next level, then you can run the 5K and then do the 100/200/300 for time and become the first champion of the Super-Murph with your name at the top of the leader board for 2023! . . .results

Cynthia Hilleman
PO Box 670
State Center, IA  50247
641-483-2136 
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17

Iowa Brewery Running Series - Toppling Goliath, 9:00 AM. Takes place at Toppling Goliath Brewing Co., 1600 Prosperity Rd.in Decorah, Iowa.

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17

The Bridges of Storm Lake's Run for Our Future Half, 10K & 5K, (in person or Virtual). Takes place at 529 Seneca Street in Storm Lake, Iowa

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17

Tiger Prowl 4M & 2M plus Kids races, 6:30 PM. This event takes place at the Fairgrounds in Tipton, Iowa. . . . . . .Results,.

Matt Nerem

815.303.9348

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17

The Trestle Hustle Duathlon, 5K / 10K & Kids Run, 7:00 am. Madrid High Trestle Trail -- trail head located by Flat Tire Lounge - 304 S. Madison Street, Madrid, Iowahttps://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . results

Boone Cty Hospital
Fnd (Rachel Mann)

1015 Union St. Boone, IA
515-433-8487

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Aurelia Daycare 5K Color Run, Aurelia, IA. Aurelia Daycare is hosting a 5K Color Run in conjunction with the Aurelia Sesquicentennial Celebration. All proceeds from the race will go directly back to the Aurelia Daycare which provides care to many families in the Aurelia Community!

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17

Run Rock Rapids Heritage Days 5K & 1M, 8 AM. Takes place at Island Park in Rock Rapids, Iowa.

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17

Clinton Furry Scurry, 8 AM. Starts at the North Shelter in Eagle Point Park in Clinton, Iowa. Funds go to the Clinton Dog Park.

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17

Gladbrook Corn Carnival 5K, 8 AM. Starts at the South side of the City Park in Gladbrook Iowa. Part of the Gladbrook Corn Carnival.

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17

Freedom Festival Balloon Glow & Cross Country 5K & 10K, 4:00 PM. Takes place at Johes Park in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Produced by the Corridor Running. Corridor Running will be hosting a 5k & 10k cross country style race in conjunction with the Freedom Festival Balloon Glow.

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17

Break the Cycle Relay Run (BTC200), 6:00 AM to 6;00 PM. This event takes place at Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines, IA. BTC 200 is a Team Relay that is to raise awareness and funds for survivors of Human Trafficing.

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USA T& F Iowa State Youth Outdoor Championship Meet - 8:30 AM, Ames High School, Track, Ames, IA.

Britta Way

515-770-2038

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USA T& F Iowa State Championship Open & Masters Olympic Meet - 8:30 AM, Ames High School, Track, Ames, IA.

Jim Walczyk
515-771-4246

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Ales Warnke D.O.T. Memorial 5K, 8:00 AM. Takes place at West Central School in Maynard, Iowa. Proceeds support the Iowa Donor Network!

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Fairfax USA Days Bridge the Community 5k, 8:00 am Race begins and ends at the Fairfax City Hall parking lot in Fairfax, Iowa. Proceeds go to the Fairfax Lions Club. . . . . . .Results,.

Jason Rabe
125 Driftwood Ln
Fairfax, IA
319-210-6386
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24

Chuckwagon Days 5K & 1 Mile, 7:30 AM. Takes place at the Adair City Park in Adair, Iowa. Proceeds go to the ACGC Hr High Cross Country & Track programs..

Kevin Brown

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Edgewood Rodeo Days 5K, Takes place in Edgewood, IA

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Elkhart City Festival 5K & Kids Run, 8:00 AM. Takes place at the Elkhart City Hall in Elkhart, IA.

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Timber City Adventure Race, 7:30 AM. Individual and team adventure triathlon canoe/kayak (8M), bike (14M), run (5K). Sponsored by the Maquoketa Area Chamber for over 20 years. Packet pickup at the Maquoketa YMCA. Read carefully! The page is confusing as of March 14th.

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Iowa Trail Run Series: A Midsummer Night's Run, McFarland Park, 7:30 PM. Takes place at The McFarland State Park near Ames, IA. Take on the challenge of a one loop 5K or complete two loops for a 10K. There's a great mix of single track trail, prairie, and gravel. You'll do it all as the sun sets on a beautiful Iowa summer night! . . . . . .Results,.

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24

Stewart Memorial Community Hospital 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk, 8:30 AM. Takes place on the west side of Lake City Town Square, Lake City, IA

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Quarry 5K Run / Walk, 9:00 AM. Takes place at The Duenow Quarry, located east of St. Ansgar, Iowa. The gravel quarry trail winds through a crushed limestone stockpile area, leading to a natural meadow habitat. A water station is positioned at the scenic quarry lookout, a perfect place to take stop and take a photo! Next, you will travel through a field area and wind down to the fishing pond before heading up the hill to the finish line on the truck scale! Part of the L.R. Falk's Quarry Day 100 Year Celebration!

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RipRoar Youth Triathlon Des Moines, 6-15 year old (age appropriate distances)
8AM. Grays Lake Park, 2100 Fleur Drive
, Des Moines, Iowa . . . . . .Results,.

Michael Zimmerman
321 E. Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
(319)-721-7837

24 to July 4

The Bill Bergan Virtual 5k on the Fourth, Anytime you wamt. In person race on July 4th at 9:30 AM. Hybrid 5k Run/Walk at Ada Hayden Park in Ames, Iowa to benefit Friendship Ark Homes & Community Services. Friendship Ark celebrates the uniqueness of adults with intellectual disabilities by providing homes and community services. We help our core members reach their fullest potential through faith, family, and friendship.

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USA T7F Combined Event Jr Olympic Track Meet. ??:00 AM, ??, ??, Iowa

Jim Walczyk
515-771-4246

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Battle Grounds "Tough Mudder" 10K & 5K Obstacle Couse Race, This event takes place at Oak Ridge MX, 1324 280th, Garwin, Iowa

641-844-4849

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24

Freedom Run 10K & 5K, 8:00 AM. Nevada Race Series, Score Park, 1545 Fawcett Pkwy, Nevada, IA. . . . . . .Results,.

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For the Love of Norwalk 5K R/W, 10:00 AM. This event takes place at Fellowship Community Church in Norwalk, Iowa.

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St Lucas Fun Days 5K Run / Walk, 8:00 AM. Takes place at the St Lucas Softball Diamond. Stay for the day with the Celebration Festivities..

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Hairy Nation Days 5K, Make plans to run/walk through the quaint southern Iowa small town of Bloomfield as we celebrate our Hairy Nation Heritage and Hospitality!
A free Kids Fun Run will immediately follow the 5K on the town square. Proceeds to benefit beautification of our historic town square and Bloomfield Main Street. . . . . . .Results,.

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RipRoar Youth Triathlon Cedar Rapids, 6-15 year old (age appropriate distances)
8AM. Cherry Hill Park,
341 Stoney Point Rd NW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. . . . . .. . . . results

Michael Zimmerman
321 E. Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
(319)-721-7837

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25

Sturgis Falls 10K & 5K,Starts at Ceadr Falls Rec Center at 13th & main in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

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25

Ames Triathlon & Duathlon
8:00 AM. Ada Hayden Park, Ames, Iowa. Important Swimming Note: 
There is NO SWIMMING allowed in Ada Hayden Lake EXCEPT ON RACE DAY. Please respect the no swimming rule.
. . . . . . . . . . .Results,.

Alex

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25

Running on Tradition MUD RUN and 5K, 6:00 PM. Takes place at the Union County Fairgrounds in Afton, Iowa. Supports the fairgrounds Capital Campaign.

Alison Van Gelder
641-344-2178

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Buffalo Days Beer Mile, 6:00 PM. Takes place in Buffalo Park. Buffalo, IA

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Quad Cities YMCA Race Against Racism, 10:00 AM. Whether a runner, walker, or someone who just wants to be part of the movement to RACE AGAINST RACISM, we canít wait to welcome EVERYONE back to Lindsay Park Yacht Club in Davenport, Iowa for the 5th annual RACE AGAINST RACISM,

IMPORTANT NOTICE!!!!!!! RACE AGAINST RACISM 2023 IS BEING POSTPONED from May 13th DUE TO THE FLOODING SITUATION AND OUT OF SAFETY FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS, VOLUNTEERS AND YWCA STAFF. A NEW DATE HAS NOT YET BEEN DETERMINED. Possibly June 30th

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June 29 to July 2

2023 Regional Championship Track & Field Meet -- Qualifier for AAU Jr. Olympics
Grandview University (Williams Stadium) -- Des Moines, IA

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