2019 Get Your Rear in Gear - Des Moines


Event Details

*Please note we are using a new registration system for the event this year. You will need to create a new account when you sign-up.

DATE: Saturday, August 24, 2019
LOCATION: Raccoon River Park
2500 Grand Ave., West Des Moines, IA 50265

FEES: Through August 23 at noon
Adult: $25
Youth (12 and under): FREE
Kids’ Fun Run (10 and under): FREE

Survivors FREE REGISTRATION:  Email Christie

Race Day
Adult: $30
Youth (12 and under): FREE
Kids’ Fun Run (10 and under): FREE

Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferable and we do our best to ensure everyone gets a shirt but to be guaranteed one please register by August 1

Online Registration closes Friday, August 23 at noon.


6:30 a.m. - Registration/Packet Pick Up
7:30 a.m.-  BOTH 5K and 10K Chip Timed Run
8:45 a.m. - Kids' Fun Run
9:00 a.m. - Survivor Photo 
9:15 a.m. - Opening Ceremony
9:30 a.m. - 5K Walk and Fun Run

DIRECTIONS & PARKING: Parking available at the park

COURSE MAP:  Route Map

PACKET PICK UP:  Raccoon River Park, Friday, August 23, 2019 from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

AGE GROUP WINNERS: Age group winners can pick up their awards in the chip pick up/results area as soon as results are finalized.  It will be clearly marked and announced during the race.  Awards not picked up after the race will be available at a location to be named later.

This race is planned  in partnership with the Colon Cancer Foundation of Iowa.

Colon Cancer Foundation of Iowa

Contact Us
  • David McCluskey
  • Sponsorship and Logistics
  • Email
  • Christie Lockhart
    Registration Questions

Teams and Walkers

Select A Team:

Thank you sponsors!
Colon Cancer Foundation of Iowa
Iowa Digestive Disease Center
Mercy One
The Iowa Clinic
Unity Point Health
Body Armor
Holiday Inn & Suites
La Barista Coffee
Bremer group
Ameriprise Financial
City Wide
The Colon Club
Crush Colon Cancer
Fight Colorectal Cancer
Hope for Brad
Helping Hits
Kinman Glass
Purdue, Inc