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Revenge of the Penguins 5k Fun Run/Walk

in United States at SW Terrace at Gray's Lake

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SW Terrace at Gray's Lake, Des Moines IA

Gray's Lake Park is located just south of downtown on Fleur Avenue.

From the north, merge onto I-235 take exit 7A ML King Parkway and head south 2.3 miles (MLK Ave becomes Fleur Ave)
Turn right onto Bell Ave and turn right again onto SW 22nd St. following this road back under the bridge to the parking lot.

From the south, take Highway 65/Hwy 5 Bypass to Fleur Drive.
Take Fleur Dr to Bell Ave and turn left the turn right onto SW 22nd St following this road under the Fleur bridge to the parking lot just south of Gray's Lake.

Parking will be available in the OVERFLOW LOT SOUTH of Gray's Lake Park.



5/11/13 at 10:00am

Packet pick-up and registration at 9:00am


Kids Races

No charge and will begin at 10:45. Kids line up with others in their age groups as they are called. Participation ribbons and snacks at the finish.


Sponsors providing awards for Top 5 men and Top 5 women


This is a charity fun run for the Million Dollar Marathon - Coast to Coast for Cancer. It is to raise money for Above & Beyond Cancer.

You will be specifically helping Dotty Meltesen who will be with us on race day. She is a local cancer survivor who is planning to RUN the Million Dollar Marathon! Her goal is to raise $7,500+ for this charity.

Be sure and give her a pat on the back and some encouragement as this will be her first Marathon.


This will be casual timed fun run, on a non-certified course. Results will be posted a www.capitalstriders.org and on our Club FaceBook page.


Goodie bags, bananas, water, Gatorade, Marathon bars & more
Come prepared for FUN! There will be lots of cheering, high fives, hand clapping, & pats on the back!

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