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Cold Run for Warm Meals

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. Food insecurity is a challenge that affects an incredible amount of Iowans – over 83,000 seniors in Iowa are threatened by hunger. We ask that you join us to stand against hunger in Iowa by participating in the Cold Run for Warm Meals. Register today!

*Source: Meals on Wheels Assocation of America, December 2016. (Latest available data.)

Race Day Schedule Saturday, March 25, 2017

  • 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

Place: Grays Lake, Des Moines, IA US 50315

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 25 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 24, 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, 2017.

$25 Price increases February 28, 2017 at 11:59pm CST

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.

Click here to register!

Later Event: April 26
2017 Agri-Marketing Conference