2014 Des Moines, IA

Register for the Des Moines Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K/10K Run and 5K Walk to help raise funds for colon cancer awareness efforts Iowa. Monies raised will stay in our community, helping with prevention, early detection and treatment, and healthy living projects for this disease. The event includes refreshments, tech shirts and marathon quality medals for age group winners.  Get Your Rear in Gear provides a special opportunity to honor survivors and those lost to colon cancer in our community.
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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Raccoon River Park, West Des Moines, IA

10K Run Adult: $25 until August 20 at 2 PM CT;$30 on Race Day
5K Run/Walk Adult:  $25 until August 20 at 2PM CT; $30 on Race Day
10K Run Youth (12 and under):  $10 until August 20 at 2 PM CT; $15 on Race Day
5K Run/Walk Youth (12 and under):  $10 until August 20 at 2 PM CT; $15 on Race Day
Kids Fun Run (10 and under): $10 until August 20 at 2 PM CT; $15 on Race Day

Can't attend in person? Become a Virtual Racer!
Adult Virtual Racer: $25
Youth Virtual Racer: $10
(Online only)
Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferable

Online Registration Closing Date:
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM CT

Event Schedule:
Registration: 6:30 AM
Both 5K and 10K Chip Timed Run: 7:30 AM 
Kids Fun Run: 8:45 AM
Survivor Photo: 9:00 AM
Opening Ceremony: 9:15 AM 
5K Walk and Fun Run: 9:30 AM
Race Map (5K one loop, 10K two loops)

Age Group Awards:
Age group award winners can pick up their awards in the Chip Pick Up/Results area as soon as results are finalized.  It will be clearly marked and announced during the race.
Awards that are not picked up after the race, will be available at a location to be named later.

Packet Pickup:
Friday, August 22, 2014
5 PM - 10 PM at Raccoon River Park 

Holiday Inn, West Glen Town Center 

Important information for teams:
Team Captains MUST register first and create their team name during the registration process. Team Members should register after the team captain has registered and created the team. Team members will then select the team name from the drop down box on the registration form during registration.

Online Fundraising
A fundraising page will automatically be created for you once you have completed your online registration! Teams and individuals can then personalize your page and invite your friends & family to make a donation online. You will receive an email on how to access your fundraising page.

For more information, contact:
David McCluskey
Email David 
For more information or to find Get Your Rear in Gear events in other cities visit our website.

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Des Moines Get Your Rear in Gear
Thank you supporting the Colon Cancer Coalition through the Des Moines Get Your Rear in Gear 5K event. With your help, we are working to increase knowledge of this disease and its warning signs, and positively impact screening rates from this highly preventable cancer. Tell everyone you know to talk to their doctor today about colon cancer screening.
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Top Fundraisers

Adult 10K Runner

  1. Tammy Lamb - $100.00
  2. Kaylene Crouch - $70.00
  3. Elise Emmick - $50.00
  4. Daren Munroe - $50.00
  5. Troy Renken - $50.00

Adult 5K Runner

  1. Susan Brandt - $2,100.00
  2. Lisa Perdue - $250.00
  3. Dalton Faber - $175.00
  4. ellen weber - $150.00
  5. Brian Losh - $100.00

Adult 5K Walker

  1. Hannah Muth - $2,000.00
  2. Lori Richman - $1,779.00
  3. Elizabeth Mcgee - $1,100.00
  4. Diane Holt - $1,040.00
  5. Erin Lederhaas - $500.00

Youth 5K Walker

  1. Cole Harkin - $100.00
  2. Carter Harkin - $100.00
  3. Kellen Younie - $50.00
  4. Bryce Younie - $50.00

Kids Fun Run

  1. Lucy Bonnema - $200.00
  2. Lucy west - $15.00
  3. Abigal West - $15.00

Adult Virtual Racer

  1. George Jessen - $250.00
  2. Mark Stanley - $100.00
  3. Deann Wood - $50.00
  4. John Duden - $25.00
  5. Jeanne Watson - $15.00
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