Des Moines

Register for the Des Moines Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run/Walk to help raise funds for colon cancer awareness efforts in the Des Moines area. 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

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 February 25August 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 ET

Event Schedule:
Registration: 7:00 AM
Kids Fun Run: 8:30 AM
5K Timed Run: 9:30 AM 
5K Walk: 9:30 AM

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 
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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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