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3

One More Run 5K & 1M Walk, 7:30 AM. This event starts and finishes at Pit Stop Smoothies, 320 S. Kennedy Ave. in Madrid, Iowa. Out & back on the High Trestle Trail! . . . . ... .. . .Results

Phillip Grothus

515-360-9438

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3

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. . ... .. . .Results

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

712-660-8089.

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3

Big Hill Mine 5K Adventure (Obstacle) Run, 8:30 AM. Takes place at Jericho Hills Camp and Retreat Center, 900 Knotts 1st Street, Lucas, IA A race to benefit Jericho Hills Camp.

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3

Essex Labor Day Run, 8:00 AM. Takes plave in Essex, Iowa

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3

Noah's Ark Daycare 5K Cheetah Chase, 8:00 AM. Takes place at Noah's Ark Daycare Center. 203 S. Oak Street, Sutherland, Iowa. Noah’s Ark Daycare Center was formed to serve a need in the community for quality child care. It is committed to providing a Christ-centered homelike atmosphere where children, their families and staff alike are treated with compassion and respect.

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Booneville Backroads Ultra 100M / 100K / 50K / 50K Relay / 10K
6 AM. The Boonevill Bar & Waveland Cafe
360 St. & Ute Ave.
Booneville, IA. . ... .. . .Results

Brad Dains

4

NewBo Fest Half Marathom & 10K Run,
7:30 a.m. New Bohemian District, Cedar Rapids, IA.. . .. .results

NewBo Run
PO Box 11351
Cedar Rapids, IA 52410

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4

Running with Straws 5K Run/Walk/Jog/Wog, 9:45 AM!! Event takes place at Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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5

Bettendorf Rotary "Run With Carl" 5M run , 5K, 1M, run/ walk. 7:30 AM. Life Fitness Center, Bettendorf, IA. ..Results

Dick Schillig

563-332-2200.

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5

Pathways 5K Run/ Walk for Life, 9:00 AM. This event takes place at Federated Fellowship Church, Pella, IA

Cali (641) 780-6075

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9

Watermelon Days 5K, 6:30 PM. Takes place in Fayette, IA.
 

10

Inwood 5K Color Fun Run, Takes place in Glenwood Lake Park in Inwood, IA.

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10

Monarch Migration Fun Trail Run, 9:AM At the Wapsi River Enviormental Ed Center, 31555 52nd Avr. in Dixon, Iowa.

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10

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. . . . . . . . . . . . ....Results

Angela Loutsch

712-546-6655.
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10

Gateway Callenge Sprint Triathlon & Tri Relay, 8:00 AM. This event takes place in Marengo, IA. The Gateway Challenge Sprint Triathlon will begin at Gateway Park in Marengo, Iowa. The 500 meter swim will take place at Gateway lake. The roughly 15 mile bike portion will take you from Marengo, to West Amana, then to South Amana, and return to Marengo. The 5k run will begin on the Gateway trail, which incorporates the flood levy along the Iowa River, then slightly out of town and back into town, ending at Gateway Park.

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10

Scott Sterrett Memorial Race Weekend, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Starts at 7:30 AM. This event akes place at 2nd and Clay Street, in downtown Cedar Falls, Iowa. The race raises funds for the Cedar Falls Police Protection Agency.. . . . . . . . .

Alex.oconnell
563-920-7992

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10

Tri State Popcorn Days Race 10-K & 5K Run/Walk,, 8:00 AM. This is part of Hamburg Popcorn Days. Will run through parts of Iowa, Nebraska & Missouri. Starts at Hamburg Comm School, 309 S Street, Hamburg, Iowa.

Mike Wells

712-350-1065

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10

Glenwood Ram Run 5K Run, 6:30 PM. Takes place on beautiful trails at the Glenwood Lake Park., Glenwood, Iowa.

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10

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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10

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.

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Friends of Pilot Knob Trail Race 5K/10K Trail Run/Walk, 8:00 am. Registration/Sign In 7:00 am. Location: Stone Shelter at Pilot Knob State Park, Forest City, IA  

Dawn Bill 
 
641-529-0579

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P.C.T.R (Pleasant Creek Trail Run) 45K, 30K & 15K, 7:30 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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10

Trashmore 5k Run / Walk, 8:00 AM. Takes place at the National Czech Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Contact:

319-389-6071

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10

Roberts Run 4 Mile & 2 mile Walk, 9:00 AM. NIACC Activity Center located on North Iowa Community Colege, Mason City, IA
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Curtis Vais

641-422-4246

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10

Marcus Trail Rivalry 5K Run/Walk, 10:00 AM. The Rivalry Run is a 5K Run/Walk for all Iowa and Iowa State fans! Runners/walkers will show support to their favorite team by wearing crazy costumes and school colors to make sure the other team is outdone! Go Cyclones! Go Hawkeyes!

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10

Pulaski Corn Show 5K, 8:00 AM. Pulaski, Iowa.

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10

5K Race to Remember, 9:00 AM. Join Friendship Village Retirement Community in supporting all those who are affected by Alzheimer's Disease. Our 5k Race and 1 Mile Walk winds in and around Landmark Common's beautiful campus. Waterloo, IA

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11

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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11

Blue Believers 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

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11

The Great Ames Adventure Race (GAAR)
Ada Hayden Heritage Park, Ames, Iowa
Paddle, bike, run. 7:00 am.
Canoe/kayak 3 miles, Bike 15 miles, Run 5k. . . . . . . ...Results

Galen Wilke
PO Box 378
Ames,  IA 50010

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Tunnel To Towers 5K Run / Walk, 8:30 AM. Takes place at the Ankeny Fire Station - 120 NW Ash Drive, Ankeny, IA

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11

Quarry Springs Paddle Skedaddle Biathlon, Takes plave in Colfax, IA. Sprint offroad duathlon | sprint duathlon relay | 3.5M trail run

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11

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

Shannon

563-242-2110.

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Mighty Mo 5K Run, (part 10K Run & Half Marathon weekend), Proceeds will help support the efforts of the H.A.R.T. Foundation. Helping Athlete’s Run & Train. Starting and finishing at the Siouxland Expo Center, Sioux City, Iowa and continuing on the Missouri River Trail next to it.

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17

Creston Balloon Days Balloon Chase 5K, 8:00 AM. Balloon Days Fun Run or Walk held at McKinley Park, Creston, Iowa. . . . . ....Results

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17

Team RunFree 'Miles of Smiles' 5K, 8:30 a.m. This event takes place at the Community Pavilion -1016 Main St. Adel, Iowa. . . . . ....Results

Kevin Hicock
1415 Janet Circle
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 238-6121
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17

Broken Anvil Backyard Ultra, 7:00 AM. Takes place on approximately 4 mile loop at Pollmiller park in West Point, Iowa. Start new loop each hour, finish each loop before start of next hour. . . . . ....Results

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17

Moving for Life Manchester RMC 5K & RMC 10K & Fun Run.7:30 AM. Manchester, Iowa. All proceeds will be put towards the purchase of a new MRI for Regional Medical Center... .... . . . . . . ....Results

Contact

563-927-7534

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Cherokee Trail Run, 5K & 10K, 9:00am. Martin's Access County Park, Cherokee, Iowa

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

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Run For Pie, 9 am-12 pm . Highway 30 & South Jackson St., Lisbon, Iowa. This is a certified course and as the majority of races on this calendar are, this race is timed....... . . . . . ....Results

Joe Mischka

319-361-4688

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17

Dubuque Benefit Classic Half Marathon, 5K & 1M, 7:30 AM. Takes place at the Mystique Community Ice Center, Dubuque, IA. . . . . ....Results

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17

Aware 5K Run / Walk, & Kids Fun Run, 8:00 AM. Men & Women running together for Cancer Awareness. Takes place at the BVRMC, 1525 W 5th St., Storm Lake, Iowa. . . . . ....Results

Danielle

712-213-8683

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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

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17

Killer Bee & Bumble Rumble 5K, 8:00. Takes place in Davenport, Iowa. Starting line on the St Ambrose University campus (in front of the Rogalski Center)

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17

Great River Bridge Race 10K, 5K, 1M Run, Takes place in Burlington, Iowa. The Great River Bridge Race is more than just a race, it's an event for everyone to experience. Be one of the few people to cross the Great River Bridge on foot, which is usually closed to pedestrian traffic. Experience the energy of one of the greatest events in Burlington, one that brings the community together where you'll leave feeling part of something great! Not only will you have an amazing time but you will be benefiting Burlington Parks and Recreation, which will have a lasting impact for everyone in our community. . . . . ....Results

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Pets on Parade 5K Run, 9:00 AM. Sioux City, IA. Join us for our 20th annual Pets on Parade- Pledged 1 mile fun walk or timed 5k run with or without your pet. Prizes earned based on amount of money raised. Vendor tables, silent auction, games, music and more! Sign up today, raise just $30.00 and get a t-shirt, prize and a goodie bag. Sign up as a fundraiser when registering to wave the $30.00 registration fee.

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NextGen Mental Health Walk|Run, 9:30 AM. Starts and Ends at NextGen Motors in Muscatine, IA

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17

NanaJana Fun Run Takes place at Dan-D Farms, 2044 Highway 14, (6 miles south of of Knoxville, Iowa.

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17

Ft. Dodge Has Heart 5K & 1M Run/Walk, 9:00 AM. Takes place at the Rosedale Rapids Aquatic Center Parking Lot, in Ft. Dodge, IA.

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Sioux City Mighty Mo Run

Sat. 10K Run
Sunday Half and Full Marathon, 7:30 AM, The New Riverfront Expo Center - 550 S. Lafayette St., Sioux City, IA. Flat & fast. . . . . ....Results

Ray Thomas - 712-899-5915

Jim Ewoldt - 712-251-5576

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Ely Fall Fest Moonlight 5K and 1 Mile Run, 11:00 AM. Event takes place at the Ely City Park in Ely, IA. Please note that vehicle parking will NOT be allowed in the parking lot at Ely City Park or along the north side of Dows Street, as well along Hillcrest or Highland after 2:00 PM on Friday. Participants are encouraged to park along Main Street, in the paved parking lot just south of the American Legion building, downtown or along other available city streets.

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CyMan Triathlon

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

. . . . ....Results

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

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The Greater Des Moines Women's Half Marathon & 5K presented by Hy-Vee, 7:30 AM. 420 East Court Avenue - Hy-Vee Food Store, Des Moines, Iowa.Store, Des Moines, Iowa. . . . . ....Results

Bill Burke
505 S Al Davis Rd
Suite A,
River Ridge, LA. 70123
504-454-6561

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Wild Boar Challenge,(4 to 5 Miles), 9:00 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 race. . . . . ....Results

Luke Sargent
515-577-3936.
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Jeff Vipond Mental Health Matters ,

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18

IRIS Peace Day 5k/10k., 10:00 am. This event takes place at Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines, IA. Fammily friendly event for Iowa Resource for International Service grants and Scholarship Programs. . . . . ....Results . . .results

Iowa Resource for International Service
2521 S University Blvd

UNIT 123, Ames, IA 50014
(515) 292-7103

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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. . . . . ....Results

Angie Heim
515-707-8965

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Yellow River State Park Half Mara,, 10K, 5K Trail Runs, 7:00 AM. Takes place in beautiful Yellow River State Park in N.E. Iowa. . . . . ....Results

Iowa Trail Run Series

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ARL Iowa Dog Jog 2022, 8:00 AM. The Iowa Dog Jog is an annual event to raise oney for the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. Takes lace at 2100 NW 100th St., Clive, IA.

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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. . . . . .

Amanda

NAMI Iowa
3839 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA 50310.
W-515-254-0417.

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Best Dam Run to prevent Child Abuse 1/2 Marathon & 5K Run/Walk, 8 AM. Starts at the Waverly Civiv Center, Waverly, IA. 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

Heidi Solheim

319-240-7703

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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, Iowa. . . . . . . . .results.

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24

Arrowhead 5K & 1M Obstacle Trail Run, ?? Neola, IA. NO MUD! Benefiting Pottawattamie County Trails Association. . . .results

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24

Gimme S'more 3M & 1M Mud Runs, ?? Boone, Iowa

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24

Oktemberfest "UnOfficial" 5K/10K, Runs, Marshalltown, IA. No timing provided.

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24

Pancake Day Fun Run, 10K, 5K Run, 8:00 AM. Join us for this fun race in conjunction with the town's annual Pancake Day celebration. The course begins on the North side of the Centerville square and passes by several town landmarks. Centerville, IA. . . .results

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Run to Exile 10K & 5K Runs, 9:00 AM. We're going to send off this Des Moines tradition with one more party at the best brewery in town. Instead of the best way to start your summer, we're going to give you the best start to your Oktoberfest celebration! Des Moines, IA. . . .results

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ZERO Prostate Cancer 5K & Kids Run/Walk, 9:00 AM. Takes place at Principal Park Stadium, 1 Line Dr., Des Moines, IA . . .results

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24

Doggone Tired 10M/ 50K Trail Run, , 8:00am. Rodgers Park, Benton Co, IA (near Vinton) . . . . . .. . . .results

Ryan Tresnak
303 N K Ave.
Vinton,IA 52349
319-202-8513

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Hawk Jag 5K run & Corporate/Team Challenge., 9:00 AM. The Ankeny School Foundation hosts the Annual Hawk Jag 5K every year to raise funds in support of the teachers and students of the Ankeny School District. Takes place at 2220 NW State St. Ankeny, IA . . .results

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Kickoff to Kinnick 5K, Iowa City, Iowa. Kickoff to Kinnick was created to provide support for the University of Iowa Dance Marathon. Each year the amazing students of the University of Iowa dance for 24 hours to raise funds to support children diagnosed with cancer at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. This year was the 27th Dance Marathon in which $1,422,443.27 was raised for the kids! In the 27 year history, UIDM has raised $31,810,826.12 all For The Kids! . . .results

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Luther Family Weekend 5K, 8:00 AM. Join us on Saturday, September 24th for the Luther Family Weekend 5k! Whether you love running, walking, or experiencing Luther’s beautiful valley, this free event is for you! North side of Soccer Field on Luther Campus in Decorah, IA.

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"The Final" Reese's 5K Run/Walk, Lake Mills, IA.

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Off the Beaten Path 6K & 3K Trail Race, 9:00 AM. Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve • 15148 Jacob Ave Grinnell, IA

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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, ..Results IL.

Contact_us @
309-751-9800.

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Capital Pursuit
Iowas fastest 10 Miler & 5K
9:00 AM, Des Moines. IA.
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Remembrance Run 5K - Honoring Iowa's Fallen, 9:45 AM. takes p[lace at Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines, Iowa. . . .results

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

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Serving Our Seniors 5K Run/Walk, 4:00 PM. Christ Community Church, 3000 Alburnett Rd, Marion,IA. . . .results

Carol
319-377-1955
Amy Keating
3950 Dostal Ct
Marion, Ia 52302
319-310-0118
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Romans Ranch 5K Fun Run, 8:00 AM. This event takes place at The Christine Hensley Terrace at Gray's Lake in Des Moines, Iowa. Not timed via chip or otherwise. No age groups or categories, simply awareness and activity. No bibs. Free Refreshments and Food at the check-in/registration table.

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