Willis Dady Run & Ride Festival

Saturday, October 6, 2018 in Cedar Rapids, IA at Sag Wagon Deli & Brew

  • 5K and 10K Registration (w/ optional bike ride and live music)
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  • Bike Crawl and Live Music Registration

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

7:15 AM - Packet pickup
8:00 AM - 5K fun run/walk & 10K fun run
9:30 AM - Run/walk awards
10:30 AM - Bike Pub Crawl and costume content begin!
11:30 AM - Costume awards at Kickstand
4:00 PM - Live Music ($10 suggested donation at the door)
- Sorry, Pluto
- Robert J. Cooper, Jr.
- Mark Brown


  • 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 three different lengths. Depending on how many stops a rider goes to, will determine how many raffle entries they receive! 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 Homeless Services. 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 October 5th at Sag Wagon 6PM - 8PM
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 or pets allowed.


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