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10 K, 5 K
Water Works Park
Des Moines, Iowa
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The Iowa Heart Foundation's 7th Annual "Run For Your Life" 10K/5K run/walk event will help raise awareness of heart disease and sudden cardiac death with proceeds to support placement of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) in Iowa communities. A 2 mile walk (non-competitive) will be held for those not wishing to compete. Medals will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age and gender group for the 10K/5K events (14 & under-5K only), 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.

Pre-registration is $30.00 ($20.00 for youth 14 & under). On-site registration is $35.00 ($20.00 for youth 14 & under).

The event will begin at 8:00 am at Des Moines Water Works Park near the Kildeer shelter house (west end of the park) with on-site registration/check-in from 6:45 - 7:45 a.m. On-site parking is available. Pre-registration is requested by August 14, 2014 to receive requested T-shirt size.

Event Start Location
Des Moines Water Works Park near the Kildeer shelter.

Course Description
Flat course encompassing the back loops near the Kildeer shelter.

Awards
Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age and gender group for the 10K and 5K events (14 & under 5K only).

Packet Pickup / Expo
Participants may check-in or complete on-site registration from 6:45 - 7:45 am on race day.

Timing / Results
All race results will be posted on the Fitness Sports website-www.fitnesssports.com


Post Race Activities
Awards will be presented immediately following the conclusion of the races.

Weather
Rain or shine.

Directions
Water Works Park is located on the southwest side of downtown Des Moines. The main park entrance is located on Fleur Drive, directly across from Gray's Lake. An alternative entrance (closer to Kildeer shelter) is located on George Flagg Parkway.

Parking
On-site parking is available.
 
 

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Clubs and Groups
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 Club or Team Name   City  State   More Info 
 Central Iowa Excaliburs Track Club  Des Moines IA club info
 East Side Track Club  Des Moines IA club info
 Track Iowa  Des Moines IA club info
 Velocity Track Club  Des Moines IA club info
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Retailers (near this event)
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 Store City  State   Distance   More Info 
 Fitness Sports  Des Moines IA 4.2 Miles store info
 Running Room  West Des Moines IA 5.5 Miles store info
 Scheels All Sport  Des Moine IA 5.5 Miles store info
 Sports Page  Ames IA 33.6 Miles store info
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