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Cold Run for Warm Meals

Sat March 21, 2015 Des Moines, IA 50321 US Directions


Gray's Lake
Des Moines, IA US 50321


The National AgriMarketing Association Iowa Chapter is proud to introduce the Cold Run for Warm Meals, a 2.5 mile run or walk benefitting WesleyLife Meals on Wheels. In 2013, 83,393 older Iowans were threatened by hunger. With 48,066 receiving help through home-delivered meals, 35,327 were left in need.* In 2014, WesleyLife Meals on Wheels delivered 220,607 meals to 1,636 older persons. WesleyLife Meals on Wheels relys on donations and never turns clients away for their inability to pay, meaning 85 percent of meals are provided to clients at low or no cost. Register today! 

*Source: Meals on Wheels Assocation of America, February 2015. (Latest available data.)

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Post-Race Party

Celebrate your accomplishment with family, friends and other athletes at the official post-race party hosted by Confluence Brewing Company. Confluence will open at 9:00 a.m. for all non-runners.
Registrant’s first beer will be provided free-of-charge by Confluence. Snacks will be provided and awards will begin at 10:30.

Race Day Information

Runners and walkers may meet at the Southwest entrance of Gray’s Lake around the upper-level terraces. The race will begin at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, March 21 at Gray’s Lake, Des Moines, Iowa. Confluence Brewing will open at 9:00 a.m. for individuals meeting participants after the race.

Packet Pickup

Registered athletes may pick up their race packets at Confluence Brewing, located at 1235 Thomas Beck Rd., Des Moines, IA, 50315, Friday, March 20, between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m., or on race day at the upper level terraces at Gray’s Lake (near the Southwest entrance) from 8:00 - 9:00AM. Note: Shirts cannot be guaranteed for registrants who signup after March 1, 2015.

Race Day Schedule:

Friday, March 20, 2015

• 4:00 – 6:00 – Race registration and packet pickup at Confluence Brewing Company

Saturday, March 21, 2015
• 8:00 – 9:00 – Race day registration and late-packet pickup at Gray’s Lake SW entrance (2100 Fleur Drive)
• 9:00 – Confluence opens for non-runners/walkers
• 9:20 – Race lineup
• 9:30 – Race start
• 10:00 – After-party begins at Confluence Brewery
• 10:30 – Awards and honors begin at Confluence Brewery
• 11:00 – Race course closes


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