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.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Raccoon River Park, West Des Moines, IA
*NEW THIS YEAR 10K RUN*
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
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
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.
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.
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:
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