Race Calendar

Know of Any Races? Thank you so much to everyone who sent us information regarding races in Iowa!

If your group is putting on a race/walk, or if you know of upcoming race events, we would be happy to post them on the Cedar River Runners Club site! Send us the Who/What/When/Where and your entry form in a PDF format and we’ll post it on our 2014 Race Calender.
Email entry forms or race details to: Joe Cook Thanks, Happy Runnin’!

May 11: Run like a Mother 4-miles

Entry Form: Run Like a Mother 2014
The 11th Annual Run Like A Mother 4 Mile Run/Walk will take place this year on Saturday, May 10th at 8:30 am, Island Park. Notice the earlier start time of 8:30 am. The Kids’ Run for kids ages 3 to 11 will take place at 9:30 am. As always we will have a fantastic post race party and fabulous age group awards and overall prizes. Packet pick up and registration will take place at the Runner’s Flat on Friday, May 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. See link below for on-line registration. Notice the discounts for Teams and Families. Please contact Suzy Freedman for any questions.

May 10: Heritage Trail Run 5K & 10K

LOCATION: Heritage Trail, Durango Trail Head on Hwy 52N
Entry Form: Heritage Trail 5k & 10K

June 14: K-9 5-K

LOCATION: Gateway Park, Cedar Falls, IA

June 21: Viking Pump 5-K

Entry Form: VikingPump5k
LOCATION: Viking Pump, Cedar Falls, IA

June 29: Sturgis Falls Half-Marathon & 5K

The 36th Annual Sturgis Falls Half Marathon & 5K is perhaps the oldest Half Marathon event in Iowa. For all 36 years it has been organized by the Cedar River Runners Club. We pride ourselves in putting on a well organized and affordable event keeping safety and your race experience as our foremost goal. The Cedar River Runners Club is a non profit organization and in conjunction with our sponsors and race participants we made donations to organizations and events in the Cedar Falls area. DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE FORM HERE…
5K TIME: 5K Run/Walk 7:00 a.m.
HALF TIME: 1/2 Marathon 7:00 a.m.
KIDS TIME: Kids Fun Run 9:15 a.m.
LOCATION: Cedar Falls Rec Center 110 E 13th St • Cedar Falls, IA
INFO: Race Details

July 12: Midnight Madness

TIME/LOCATION: 7:30 PM, Downtown Ames
Classic Central Iowa road race -over 30 years and over 2000 runners each year! Separate 5 and 10 k races with a 15k combo division. Great post-race party with great food, beer, and a band – all included in your entry fee. New this year- tech shirts!
INFO: amesmidnightmadness.com
CONTACT: Roman Lynch or 515-231-9995

August 29: Captain Midnight’s Run for CF

TIME/LOCATION: North Grand Mall, Ames
Great night run with a fun course and fantastic post race food and prizes.
INFO: captainsrunames.org
CONTACT: Jeff Margrett or 515-450-5697

Sept 13: Cedar Heights School 5-K

LOCATION: Cedar Heights School, Cedar Falls, IA

Sept 20: Doggie Dash 5K

Time: 8:00 AM, Location: Hartman Reserve Nature Center, 657 Reserve Drive CEDAR FALLS, IA 50613
Details: Hartman Reserve Nature Center will be hosting “Doggie Dash,” a 5K run/walk on September 20th where you and your pet (not required) can take in the scenic view of the nature center & the different wildlife along the trail. Registration will begin June 2nd & packets may be picked up the day before from 5-7pm or 6:30am on race day. Visit our website at www.hartmanreserve.org for more information.
Contact: Katie Shelton 319-277-2187
To keep our dogs safe, we have put in place the following regulations: Have a current rabies certificate for the dog running with you. No dogs in heat. Dogs must be on a leash (max 6′) for the entire race. If found off-leash, you will be disqualified. No headphones. No strollers. Water will be available for both peoples and dogs along the race course.
WHERE: The Doggie Dash route will be located north of the bike trail in Hartman Reserve. A map of the course is shown below (Map A). The run will be 5 kilometers, and will be on partially hard surface and partially gravel. Check-in and Late Registration will take place at the Nature Center. Please park at the parking lot located at 657 Reserve Drive (Map B). Overflow parking is available at River Hills School on Grand Blvd (Map C). The route to the Nature Center from River Hills will be flagged, as well as, the route from the Nature Center to the race start. Enter race…

October 25: Grant Wheeler Faith 5K

TIME: 9:00 AM
LOCATION: Orchard Hill Church 3900 Orchard Hill Drive • Cedar Falls, IA
Online Registration: Get Me Registered
Grant Wheeler graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 1985. Grant was passionate about music, cars, the Green Bay Packers, running, and his family. Married, and the father of two young boys, Grant was killed in a tragic car accident in 2002 preparing to leave to run the Twin Cities Marathon. In 2003, an Endowment Fund was established to award scholarships annually to area senior distance runners who share Grant’s passion for running and his faith, displaying it through strength of character and acts of love and encouragement.
The race committee has awarded 49 scholarships since 2004 totaling $46,000. This year’s race entry fees will go directly to scholarships to be awarded in 2015.

November 10: Turkey Trot

Oh, that’s right Turkey Trotters, you’ve heard the stories about this cross-country course! =) …Take a scroll through the woody Hartman Reserve and finish with an endurance climb that will challenge all!
TIMES: Run/Walk: Sunday, Nov. 9
ENTRY FORM: Coming Soon!
Registration: 1:00-1:45
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Awards: 3:00 PM
This Fun Run/Walk will be no more than 4 miles along trails and service roads within Hartman Reserve Nature Center. Trail surfaces will vary from woodchipped trails to gravel roads to paved surfaces! What a terrain variety! Much of the course is flat, HOWEVER, there will be at least ONE STEEP climb of about 600 feet! Please note that this event WILL NOT BE CANCELLED due to bad weather!