Option 1: Get your packet mailed right to your door for $9.99 (limited time availability).
Option 2: Pick up your packet on Saturday, 5/13 from noon – 5:00 p.m.:
Fleet Feet Sports Des Moines
521 E Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Picking up someone else’s packet, don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.
Option 3: Event morning packet pick up (not suggested).
Paws & Effect
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We raise, train, and place service dogs with disabled veterans and children. The majority of our recipients include children with autism and combat veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and mobility issues.
Event awards will be awarded to the top 3 participants male and female overall and top 3 in each age group for the 5K & 10K races. Age categories:
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 & 65+
Participants can pick up their award from the awards table shortly after finishing. If you do not pick up your award there will be a $5 fee to have it mailed to you.
All Kids Dash 100 meter participants receive a finisher’s award.
Join the fun as a volunteer. All volunteers receive a free event shirt. Volunteers can help with water stations, course marshaling, registration or similar
This event is chip timed. Your “chip” is integrated with your bib. You must wear your bib visibly on your front across your stomach to be electronically timed.
There is a chip timed 5K category and a not timed 5K category. Please sign up for your desired category accordingly.
Runners and walkers can participate in this event as long as the participant can finish within the event time limit, see schedule above.
All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form.
It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear, see, sense, and detect present or potential hazards and dangers. Therefore earbuds/headphones are strongly not recommended.
If you ordered your race packet to be mailed to you, it will typically arrive 1 – 4 days before the event. It will be sent to the address you entered in during registration.
If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor.
No dogs. Strollers are allowed for walkers only after all other runners and walkers have started. Children in strollers must be wearing helmets.
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. Above schedule is weather dependent. Trail conditions could be variable.
You can transfer to a different distance within the same race up to 3 days before the event. If you are transferring to a more expensive race you’ll have to pay the difference of the registration fees.
You can transfer your registration/bib # to another participant for $6 up to 3 days before the event.
You can defer your registration to next year’s race or any other IowaRuns.com’s race for $6 up to 17 days before the event. After that, you can still defer for $15 until the day prior to packet pick up. Please send us an e-mail to request a deferment.
You can manage your event shirt size and any other add-ons up to 10 days before the event.
Office hours: M – F from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST
*We may not be in the office on Mondays or Fridays due to being on-site for events.
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