Waterland ‘Fund Run 5K Challenge’ will be Saturday, July 18

Walkers UNITE – the Des Moines Activity Center is challenging the community to form walking teams for this year’s 5k FunD Run, to be held on Saturday, July 18, starting and finishing at Des Moines Beach Park.

The event begins at 9 a.m.

Registration is $20 in advance and $25 day of the walk.

To register, click here.

Team Members must be 50 or older.

Prizes will be given for The BIGGEST walker team registered and the first MALE and FEMALE walker finishers.

Proceeds from the FunD Run support the inclusive recreation programs of the Des Moines Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Department.

Stick around after the event from 10am-2pm for the Des Moines Farmers Market and the Waterland Parade starting at 5:45pm. The market provides to the community of Des Moines and surrounding areas a bountiful variety of vegetables, fruit, honey, cheeses, crafts, flowers, meat and fish, ready to eat foods, education, information and entertainment. Since its inception, the market has been successful and has become a gathering place and a positive asset to the City of Des Moines.

“Everyone is a winner in this inclusive recreational run. This is a low key race, but the money raised from this event will help provide future incusive recreatioanl activities. Your bib number will not be used to identify you for timing purposes, but rather to remind you of the support you have given to help provide inclusive recreational programing!”

For more information please contact Sue Padden, 206-878-1642, [email protected].

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