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Market to Market® Relay

May 10, 2014 - All Day at Bell Tower of Jefferson
220 North Chestnut

The Market to Market® Relay is what Iowa runners are talking about! A team running relay from Jefferson to Des Moines, the Market to Market® Relay Iowa covers 75 miles over 17 stages on a scenic and varied course. Join 6 of your closest pals, hop in a van, run, rest and repeat. The course follows the Raccoon River Valley Trail System, paved streets, and gravel back roads through a diverse and scenic slice of west central Iowa. Combine the running with outrageous costumes, memorable van rides, and a lively Post-Race Shindig & Expo in downtown Des Moines and it all adds up to 1 unforgettable day. This is one running event you won’t want to miss.

Marathon to Marathon

June 14, 2014 - 6:00 am - 1:00 pm at

Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, Marathon Relay, 5K, and tot trot

The marathon and half marathon are USA Track & Field Certified and Sanctioned.

Web site:  www.marathon2marathon.com

Come run a fast, flat, and friendly race!

Titan MOB

August 23, 2014 - All Day at Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Road

Titan MOB (Mud, Obstacle, Beer) is a 5 to 7 mile mud obstacle course race being held on August 23rd at the Living History Farms.  We created this event for people who like a challenge, don’t mind getting a little dirty, and love to have a good time.  Featuring 20+ obstacles, Titan MOB will have you doing everything but running a straight line.  Plus, other challenges are available.

The money we receive from the sponsors will go to three local charities we are happy to be supporting:  Amanda the Panda, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Iowa Chapter, and the Children’s Cancer Connection.  In addition to the sponsorship money, we will also donate a portion of each participant’s race fee to Amanda the Panda.  Participants may also fundraise for any of these three charities.

For more information, please visit Titan MOB’s website at www.titan-mob.com.

2014 Komen Iowa Race for the Cure

October 4, 2014 - 7:00 am - 11:30 am at State of Iowa Capitol Grounds
1007 E Grand Avenue

Race for the Cure is an emotionally impactful event with images that can stay with you forever.  From the powerful visual impression of nearly 15,000 people at the start of the Race moving as one body for a single cause, to the emotion that you feel as fellow survivors greet each other after another successful year in battling their disease together, it is impossible to attend Race for the Cure without feeling moved.  This is an event where we all come together as a community to fight this terrible disease, and help put an end to breast cancer forever. www.komeniowa.org.

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