Willis Dady Run & Ride Festival

Saturday, September 16, 2017 in Cedar Rapids, IA at Sag Wagon

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  • Bike Crawl Registration

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Event Information

Saturday, September 16, 2017

7:15 AM - Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-Up
8:00 AM - 5K & 10K
9:30 AM - Awards
10:30 AM - Pub Tour on Bicycles


  • Race will start and finish at the Cedar Lake Loop in Cedar Rapids, IA.
  • Runners, walkers, wheelchairs or wheelchair racers are welcome.
  • The run route is a flat paved surface.
  • The bike route will be from Sag Wagon, to The New Shack, to Jersey's (Iowa game will be playing), to Lion Bridge, and then back to Sag Wagon for a total of about 15 miles. Riders can do as little or as much of the ride as they like.
  • Parking will be on Shaver Rd NE.
  • Snacks and beverages will be available before, during, and after the race.

Proceeds Benefit:
Willis Dady Emergency Shelter. Willis Dady's mission is to provide shelter and prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless with the vision of empowering clients to break the cycle of homelessness and become self-sufficient.

T-shirt Pick Up & Race Day Registration:
Packet Pick Up: Friday September 15th at Sag Wagon 5PM - 7PM
Race packets will be available for pick up beginning at 7:15 AM the day of the race.

This race will optionally be chip-timed. If you'd like to know your official time, see your results listed with the other participants, and be eligible for a medal, please select "yes" (default) for chip-timing when you register. If you don't want to know your official time (e.g. just want to walk for fun), feel free to check "no."


  • Trophies to overall Male and Female winner (5K & 10K)
  • Medals top 3 in each age group: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29,30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (5K & 10K)
  • 5K walk: winner in each age group.
  • Wheelchair racer: Medals for top male and female.

Please no...

No in-line skates, bikes, or dogs allowed.


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