Wapsi Wiggle - A Social 5K & Half

Sat August 3, 2019 Riceville, IA US 50466 Directions
Events

5K Wiggle

8:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT

Half Wiggle

7:00AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/Riceville-Wapsi-Race-362935314125/.

Place
110 East Main Street
110 East Main Street
Riceville, IA US 50466
Description

Race Features

Timed 5k Run/Walk starting at 8 A.M. 5K route is out and back starting at the WGWL Trailhead & Welcome Center - 110 East Main Street Riceville IA 50466

Medals for first place male and female finishers in their age category.

Timed self-supported half marathon starting at 7 A.M.  Half is an out and back starting at the WGWL Trailhead & Welcome Center

Medal for 1st place overall male and overall female.

Kids free ½ mile Fun Run approx. 9:15 A.M.  No fee or registration required.

Free all you can eat pancakes for registered participants.

$5 all you can eat pancakes and sausage for non-registered participants; $2 for kids (4/under) 7:30am – 10:00am

T-shirt (optional purchase $10) available for pick-up starting at 7 A.M. to registered participants prior to July 15, 2019.

Race takes place on a paved trail that runs pass a Butterfly Garden, wraps around an ice blue lake and takes you through the heart of woods and restored prairie.

Proceeds for the event go to the Riceville Community School Scholarship Fund in memory of Grace Harken.

Visit wgwltrail.com for other events like the Border Bike - The Official Interstate Bike Ride to MN and Beyond, the DeRailed Adventure Race and the IronHorse Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K.

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In Memory of Grace Harken

You are invited to the Wapsi Wiggle on Saturday, August 3rd.  This is a 5K social walk or run and self-supported half on the morning of the Wapsipinicon Festival.  It is renamed this year and has a new goal.  The WGWL Trail Committee is dedicating the event as a fundraiser for the Riceville Community School Scholarship Fund in memory of Grace Harken.  Grace was our Miss Riceville who went on to become Miss Mitchell County in 2013.  Unfortunately, as she returned home by bike after working in Osage, she was struck by a vehicle and died.  She was an outstanding young lady and represented our community in an excellent way.  This year's Wapsi Wiggle is the start of establishing an endowment fund as a memorial to her and a scholarship for Riceville students.  One can either join this walk/run or give a donation to the scholarship fund.  Medals will be awarded to the 1st place finishers in each age category of the 5K Walk/Run. Half Marathon participants will race for a 1st place overall male and 1st place overall female medal.

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