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Run For Your Life

Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Des Moines, IA at Water Works Park


  • Family, Group or Team Registration
    Shirt guaranteed when registered by 8/15 at 4 PM
    Register up to 15 people in one transaction.

    » Standard fees apply per person (through 8/23 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Register a Group, Team or Family


  • 10K at 8:00 AM
    Shirt guaranteed when registered by 8/15 at 4 PM

    » $40.00 Registration (through 8/23 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $40.00 On-Site Registration (8/25 at 7:00 AM through 7:45 AM)
    Register for 10K


  • 5K Run at 8:00 AM
    Shirt guaranteed when registered by 8/15 at 4 PM

    » $40.00 Registration (through 8/23 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $20.00 Youth Registration (ages 5-14) (through 8/23 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $40.00 On-Site Registration (8/25 at 7:00 AM through 7:45 AM
    Register for 5K Run


  • 5K Walk at 8:05 AM
    Shirt guaranteed when registered by 8/15 at 4 PM

    » $40.00 Registration (through 8/23 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $20.00 Youth Registration (ages 5-14) (through 8/23 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $40.00 On-Site Registration (8/25 at 7:00 AM through 7:45 AM
    Register for 5K Walk


  • 2 Mile Walk at 8:05 AM
    Shirt guaranteed when registered by 8/15 at 4 PM

    » $40.00 Registration (through 8/23 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $20.00 Youth Registration (ages 5-14) (through 8/23 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $40.00 On-Site Registration (8/25 at 7:00 AM through 7:45 AM
    Register for the 2 Mile Walk


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Learn more about a fundraiser participating in this event, click on one of the names below.

* General Donation to Iowa Heart Foundation/No Team Affiliation (2 members, $200.00)
9 South Pacemakers
Better at runnin' up a tab (2 members)
Dash for Dad (4 members, $100.00)
Go Red Challenge 2018
Jessicas Joggers (5 members)
Mary's Mob (4 members)
Moralez (2 members)
Myocardial Marchers (3 members)
Out of Rhythm (3 members)
PMG Heart Throbs
Run 4 Ran
Team Dan (17 members, $50.00)
Team Epstein (5 members)
Team Gryffindor (2 members)
Team Laurie
Team Price (5 members)
Team Thrive (6 members)
We Heart Hearts (5 members, $167.00)
Zoll Lifevest
progress total raised: $517.00
goal: $15,000.00

progress: 3.45%

About this Event

Lace up your shoes and join us for the 11th annual “Run for Your Life” on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Water Works Park (back loop) in Des Moines, Iowa.

The events (10K/5K runs and 5K/2 mile walks) are designed for all fitness levels, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned runner or walker. The event is open to the public - no pets please.

The event will raise awareness of sudden cardiac death. Proceeds will be donated to the Iowa Heart Center Foundation to support placement of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in Iowa communities that show a need.

[b[2018 Highlights:[/b]

  • Earl y bird registration as part of a team (team name on T-shirt)
  • Earn a medal-collect donations totaling at least $100
  • Collect donations totaling $250 or mor e to be entered into drawing at the event
  • Carlisle Cheer Squad will cheer the par ticipants to the finish line

Sample Schedule

7:00-7:45 a.m.: Packet pickup/on-site registration
8:00 a.m.: 10K / 5K run begins
8:05 a.m.: 5K / 2 mile walk begins (non-competitive)

Directions

Water Works Park is located on the southwest side of downtown Des Moines. The park entrance is located on Fleur Drive, directly across from Gray’s Lake. Parking is available on-site. The races will be in the back loop near the Killdeer shelter.

Course Information

he courses have been designed by Steve Bobenhouse of Fitness Sports, 8810 Swanson Blvd, Clive, Iowa. Maps will be available on www.iowaheartfoundation.org and www.fitnesssports.com

Aid stations

There will be water at the 2 and 4 mile markers for the 10K race and at the 2 mile mark for the 5K events. Refreshments and snacks will be available at the finish.

Mercy EMS will be on-site

Results

All race results will be posted on the Fitness Sports website: www.fitnesssports.com

Packet Pickup

Participants may pick-up t-shirts and bibs on Friday, August 24, 2018, from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at Iowa Heart Center's West University office located at 5880 University Ave. in West Des Moines.

Packet pick-up also at event from 7:00 - 7:45 a.m.

Iowa Heart Foundation

The Iowa Heart Foundation promotes cardiovascular health with a goal of increasing
awareness, providing access to information, and assisting those in need through:

  • Charitable healthcare services
  • Professional education
  • Community services


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