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Princeton 5K, 7:00 PMM. This event takes place in Downtown Princeton, Iowa. Race begins and ends near Go Fish Marina Bar and Grill. 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.

Judy Herman

563-271-8519

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Joetown Classic 5K Run/Walk, 9:30 AM. Part of the IMS Homecoming & Alumni Family Weekend. Race starts and finishes at the Iowa Menonite School.. ......https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

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Blood, Sweat & Beers 5k Run/Walk, 10 am. Start/Finish at The Walnut Restaurant in Downtown, Des Moines.   Party to follow. 

Tim Mauro
3512 Ingersoll Ave.
Des Moines, Ia 50312
(515) 554-9773
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ARC Oktoberfest 6k

Brightside Aleworks, Altoona

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5K Run/Walk for the Pumpkins, 9:00 AM. Takes place at Davis St. & Main, Anamosa, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . . .Results.

Nic Weers

319-462-3561

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Roundbarn 5K & Fun Run, 9:00 AM. Takes place at Twin Lakes Bible Camp Round in Manson, Iowa.

Sarah or Mark

712-297-7714


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Broken Toe Trail Run. 9:30 AM. – Virtual Run/Walk , Stone State Park, 5001 Talbot Rd. Sioux City, IA.

Alison Uhl & Jeff Olson

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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
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Corridor Running Timber Trek 4.8M, 12:00 PM. This is an off-road race. Amana RV Park (north of Amana, off Hwy 151). ... ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . . . . .Results.

John Armon
319-560-1509.
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Swiss Valley Trail Run, 5+M, 10+M and 25K, 9 AM. Swiss Valley Nature Preserve, Preosta, Iowa Proceeds benefit DCCB for use on enviormental education.

Matthew Jasper

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John's Baby Steps 5K run /Walk, 8 AM. Starts at Kinnick-Feller Riverside Park, Adel, IA. To promote CPR training and skills through the John Donald Gomke Charity. . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl. . . . . . Results.

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Iowa Walk to D'Feet ALS, Principal Park, Des Moines, IA. , 10 AM. ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

Sarah Lettow, at 515-727-1679
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Lime Creek Timber 5M Trail Trot, 9:00 AM. This event takes place at the Lime Creek Nature Center in Mason City Iowa. Reg by Sept 22 to be guarenteed a shirt. Yes, entire entry fee to educational programs at LCNC

Carrie Berg

641-210-7005

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Pumpkinfest 5K Run/Walk, 12:00 PM. Starts at the Jones County Courthouse on Main Street to Wapsipinicon Trail in Anamosa, IA

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Harvest Half Marathon and 10K, 8:00 AM. The start and finish line is located at the All Seasons Center, 770 7th St NE, Sioux Center, IA, for both the half marathon and 10K. All finishers will receive an awesome Harvest Half medal! However, those registering after September 22 are not guaranteed a medal on race day.

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GRRRR Great River Road Race 10K & 5K Run/Walk, 8:30 AM. This event takes place in Pikes Peak State Park in McGregor, Iowa.

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Jr Olympic Cross Country Meet. Valley Youth Running Club. Location: Southwoods Valley Freshman High School, WDM, Iowa

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Team Breast Friends 5K Rack Run / Family Fun Run, 10:00 AM. Terry Trueblood Recreation Area 4213 Sand Rd SE, Iowa City, IA. Team Breast Friends is a local group of friends dedicated to bringing awareness and support to those affected by breast cancer. Through your participation in this event you will not only have a super fun time but you will also allow our team to accomplish our mission of assisting those in need.

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Especially for You, Women's 5K Run & Walk,
1 mile family walk for Breast Cancer, 8AM. Cedar Rapids, IA..
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800/626-6826 or 319-398-6821.
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Superhero Heart Run 5K, Des Moines,, 2:00 PM. A nationwide 5k run experience to raise widespread awareness, support, and funding for Congenital Heart Defects! Raccoon River Park, 2500 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl.

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Shock Walk / Run, 9:00 AM. This event takes place at Red Haw State Park, 24550 US Hwy 34 near Charitan, Iowa. All proceeds will be used to purchase batteries & patches for lifesaving AEDs thoughout Lucas County IA.

Jena Wiley
Lucas County Health Ctr
1200 N 7th St.
Chariton, IA 50049
641-774-3219 or
641-203-9824

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Jr Olympic Cross Country Meet. Twin Lake Tri Club Location: Pocahontas. Iowa

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Columbus Day 5K Run & 1.5 M fun Run/Walk, 8:30 AM. Enjoy the Columbus Day Festivities in scenic Columbus Junction, IA. See the Historic Swinging Bridge & one of the best small town parades in Iowa. All proceeds go to the Columbus Community Club.

Brian Cummings
319-850-2258

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The Gingerbread 5k Run/Walk for Adoption, (5K run; fun run or walk any distance), tak\es place in at Ada Hayden Park, Ames, IA.

Gingerbread Run for Adoption
PO Box 154
Des Moines, IA. 50301

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The Driftless Half Marathon, Relay, and 5k Run/Walk, 7:30 am. Takes palce in Lansing, IA.

Amanda Hess

PO Box 193
Lansing, IA. 52151
(563) 568 - 1493

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Charley Townsley Ripple Run (5K Run/Walk), 8:00AM -- Race starts at 9:00AM. Otter Creek Lake and Park (2283 Park Rd, Toledo, IA). "NEW THIS YEAR - Chip timed results"

Darvin Graham
641-781-0743

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Mellon Sisters Race Against Violence, 7:30 a.m. Heritage Trail (starting at Heritage Pond off Rupp Hollow Road), Dubuque, Iowa. Used to raise money for the Dubuque/Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence Assistance Fund....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . Results

Mark Clemens
1550 Douglas St.
Dubuque, IA 52001
563-451-2064

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Cargill Harvest Hustle, 8:00 AM. Eddyville City Park, Eddyville, IA. Free kids run will take place at 9:30. Open to ages 1-10 (0.5 miles, no registration required). Pick up T-shirts, bibs, and participation waiver at the check-in booth before the race begins. 100% of registration costs will go to EBF high school student council.

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Run with the Bull 5K Fun Run & Little MOOVER's Dash, 9:00 AM. Base of I-74 Bridge, Bettendorf, IA. Group/Family/Team race. For Pete's Sake, Let's end Bullying! Celebrate National Bully Prevention Month. Proceeds benefit Pete the Purple Bull School Programs as well as numerous local school and community youth activities that promote respect, kindness and personal responsibility. .....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

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MVRBC Corpuscle Shuffle 5K & 1M, 8:00 AM. Takes place at MVRBC Headquarters in Davenport Iowa.

Emily Shenk-Demay

563-823-3966

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Winterset Covered Bridge Run, 8:45 AM. This event takes place in Winterset IA. This year honoring the Cutler - Donahoe Bridge. Put on by the Rotary to benefit the City Park Maze. Has been a Oct. annual race for many years. Family Team Comp; Father-Son, Mother-Son, Father-Daughter,, Mother-Daughter, Brothers-Sisters, Spouses. Grandparent-Grandchild

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Out Run the Stigma, Ottumwa, IA
 

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Wine Run 5K Winneshiek Wildberry Winery, Decorah, IA
 

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Fighting Through Kinship 5k, 9:00 AM .Kinship Brewing Company, 255 NW Sunrise DR Waukee Iowa. This race will benefit Can Do Cancer and Bras for a Cause

Bruce Huckfeldt

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Corridor Running's North Shore Distance Classic, 10M, 4M, Trail Run, 9 AM, will be held at Lake Macbride State Park, Solon, IA. .. . . . . . .https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .Results.

Doug Fishwild

Morgan Russel

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Iowa Trail Series, Annett Nature Center, 8:00 AM. 5K & 10K in nature, South of Indianola, 15565 118th Ave, Indianola, IA.

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ZTA 5K, 10:00 AM. Hubbard Park, 125 North Madison St., Iowa City, Iowa. 22nd year of this race for Breast Cancer Awareness.

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The Blazing 5, 8 AM. Welcome to the fastest 5k in the Midwest. Open to all! Prize money! FREE ENTRY for time qualifiers of; M/ 14:30. W/ 20:00. Takes place on a FLAT & FAST closed loop in Watwr Warks Park, Des Moines, Iowa.

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Jr Olympic Cross Country Meet. Johnston Running Club Location: Johnston HS. Johnston, Iowa

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Hot Cider Hustle 5KRun/Walk, 8:30 AM. Apple spiced running at the Jorden Creek Mall area in West Des Moines.. Starts and finishes near the resteraunts on the south side of the mall. Everyone receives an half zip pullover and a mug. Hot spiced cider and carameled apples after the race.

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Pella in Pink 2 Mile Run/Walk (Supporting Breast Cancer Recovery at Pella Regional Health Center), 8 a.m. West Market Park, Pella Iowa ......https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .

Positively Pella
Jesse at
641-628-6625..
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Mental Health Matters 5K Run or Walk, 8:00 AM. Takes place in Palo, Iowa. October is Mental Health Awareness Month! The Mental Health Matters 5K Run and Walk was created in an effort to decrease stigma around mental health challenges, encourage reaching out for help and honor those who have died by suicide.

Timothy Vipond

319-361-3096

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Elevate Festival 5K, Des Moines, IA. The Elevate Festival packs a 5K, Yoga + Meditation all into one uplifting day, elevating you to the next level. This event not only benefits your mind, body, and spirit, it also benefits cancer survivors and caregivers through the work of Above + Beyond Cancer.

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North Shore Distance Classic, Solon, IA. The North Shore Distance Classic (formerly the Indian Summer Distance Classic) is a 10 mile and 4 mile race held on the North Shore of Lake MacBride in Solon, IA.

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Mines of Spain 100, 100M, 100K Trail Run. Dubuque, IA

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The Sullivan Brothers 5K & 10K, 9:00 AM. This race takes place at the Sullivan Brothers Veterans Museum. 503 South St, Waterloo, Iowa......https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl .

Sara Nefzger

319-234-6357

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Alma Mater 5K, 9:00 AM. West Des Moines, IA. Race at Raccoon River Multi-Use Trail in West Des Moines. The course is a crushed rock/asphalt nature trail around the entire lake Come rep Iowa, Iowa State, Nebraska, Drake, BYU, Utah, Utah State, your high school, elementary, day care or any other institution.

Lee Prince

713-824-7501

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28th Annual Washburn Classic I.A.T.C. State-Wide Middle School/Jr. High Meet, 10:30 AM. Washburn Classic is Ankeny Centennial High School, at 2220 NW State St., Ankeny, Iowa . . . ......https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl

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Eric Cogdill

515-450-0699

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Lagomarcino Cocoa Beano 5K, 9:00 AM. Takes place at the the Lagomarcino store - 2132 E. 11th Avenue, Davenport, IA

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Nathan's Miles Glow Fun Run, Vinton, IA

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Backbone Trail Run, Strawberry Point, IA
 

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Carl's 5K, Oxford, IA
 

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Fletcher's 5K, Ames, IA.

Kelly Fischer

515-460-4164

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Iowa State Blue Sky 5K, Ames, IA
 

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Des_Moines Marathon.& Half Mara . . .....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .. . . .Results..-

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Little Knights Learning Center 5K Run / Walk, 2:00 PM. This event starts and finishes at the Little Knights Learning Center in Dysart, Iowa

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Run for the Roses, 5K & 10K,
an Ames tradition. Event takes place at the ISU Hansen Center, 2508 Mortenen Rd. . 5K at 9 AM, Kids' Fun Runs at 9:30 AM, 10K at 10 AM ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . Results.

Don Muff

Roman Lynch
515-231-9995

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1st Annual LKLC Trot for Tots 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run, 2:00 PM. This event starts and finishes at the Little Knights Learning Center, 411 Lincoln St., Dysart, IA. Welcome to the 1st Annual Trot for Tots 5K! This race is a great flat course in the wonderful community of Dysart, Iowa. It starts and finishes at the Little Knights Learning Center (Corner of Clark and West St). Come and compete against your family and friends, or just for some fun. Either way you get a cool T-shirt and some exercise

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Jr Youth Cross Country Meet. Charles City " Solar Powered XC Club. Location: Rockford & Prairie Park, .1227 215th St, in Rockford City, Iowa

Jessics

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Graveyard Glow 5K Run / Walk, 7:30 PM. Starts and finishes at West Central Valley High School in Stuart, IA. We will have staff along the designated route to assist runners and walkers along the way.

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Yippee-Ki-Yay Trail 50K, Half Marathon & 5Mile, 8:00 AM. The start & finish of this event is at the Iowa West Foundation Trail Head Park, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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Arrowhead Trail Run, 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!

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Geode Genesis Trail Challenge 7.3M, 5K Trail Race, Danville, IA

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Healthy Kids Running Series, Forest City

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To Grandmother's House We Go Trail 5K, 10K & 15K Runs, 9:00 AM., The race takes place at Browns Woods in West Des Moines, Iowa. Severe single and double track with roots, rocks and ruts..Race produced by the Capital Striders Turkeys......https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . .

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Willis Dady Run & Ride Festival: 5K, 10K & Bike Crawl, 8:00 AM. Prairie Creek fishery, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Stephanie Harris,
319-360-4933

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GraveYard Glow Run 5K Run/Walk, 7:30 PM. Start is at the WCV High School located at 3299 White Pole Road in Stuart. Hosted by the West Central Valley After Prom Committee.

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515-669-1780

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Halloween Warrior "Youth"1 Mile Obstacle Run, 1:00PM. Lohff Community Center in Holstein, Iowa. for Children 3 to 18 Years old.

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Pink Run N'Rally 5K Run/Walk, 11:30 AM. Take place at Bar Raising Fitness, 775 6th St. N.W., Dyersville, Iowa, fun, food, games, Breast Cancer Awareness!

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RUN FOR THE SCHOOLS

 

1/2 Mara, 10K, 5K, 1M, 1/2M. Iowa City, IA. . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . . Results .

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PO Box 3148
Iwa City, IA. 52240

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Jr Olympic Cross Country Meet. Ankeny Track Club. Location: Ankeny. Iowa

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Haunted Heritage Trail 5K, 2:00 PM. This event takes place at 2020 Beltline Rd.. Dyersville, IA. Also Virtual option. As you run the 3.1 miles through the trail monsters, ghosts, zombie, etc will try to infect you with their deadly disease by stealing your flag. Think you can survive the run? Each runner receives an t-shirt, race bib, shoe chip and 2 health flags. All proceeds go to the Brown's Hometown Victory Foundation, in an effort to support the Reading 4 A Reason Program.

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CBRC Pumpkin Dash 8K & 4K Run / Walk, 9:30 AM. 4K Competitive Walk, Take place on Credit Island in Davenport, Iowa.

John Parker

563-508-2889

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Hot Cider Hustle, Cedar Rapids, IA

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History Hustle - RUN Nevada Race Series 5K, Race starts and finishes on Main St. in Nevada, Iowa.

Dane Nealson

329-331-6014

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Hawkeye Fallout 50K, 25K & 10K Runs, 7:45 AM. Takes place around McBride Lake in a clockwise direction. All races start at Timber Dome Lodge in Solon, Iowa.

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Equalizer 6 Hour & 24 Hour Runs, Gray's Lake, Des Moines, IA. A 1.91 mile essentially flat loop, lighted asphalt path, scenic, circling Gray's Lake (loop includes 1300 foot lighted bridge crossing the lake) with splendid views of downtown. You get an age and gender-based Equalizer in addition to your actual distance. Awards 1st 10 places. This is a fun, low-key event. . . ....https://www.facebook.com/ProjectRunLocal?ref=hl . . . . . .Results.

Chris Zepp

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HAPPY HAUNTS 5K Fun Run. 9:00 AM. This event takes place in Downtown Cedar Falls, Iowa. Virtual ande in person event s are an option.

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Dirty Duathlon (Trail), 10:00 Sprint, Kids Event, Solo or Relay. Races start near the Jay Spence Shelter in Greenwood Park in Des Moines. Novice and experienced off-road trail duathlons along with a kids event. . Note - this is a local event and all proceeds go to the Central Iowa Trail Association.

Cheryl Dralle

515-229-3750

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Miles in the Maize 10K & 5K, 10:00 AM. This event takes place in a Corn Maize and Pumpkin Patch in eastern Iowa. Beautiful Fall scenery make it a fun time for all ages. Shirts are not guarenteed if registered after 10/23. Located at the Colony Pumpkin Patch in North Liberty, Iowa.

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Jr Olympic Iowa Association Cross Country Championships.

Valley Southwoods Freshman High School. WDM, Iowa

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