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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 benefiting 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!

Complimentary Confluence beverage for all participants!

*Source: Meals on Wheels Association of America, December 2017. (Latest available data.)

RUN DAY SCHEDULE Saturday, March 30, 2019

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


Gray's Lake 2100 Fleur Drive Des Moines, IA US 50315 RUN 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 30 at Gray’s Lake, Des Moines, Iowa. Confluence Brewing will open at 9:00 a.m. for individuals meeting participants after the race.


Registered athletes may pick up their race packets at Confluence Brewing, located at 1235 Thomas Beck Rd., Des Moines, IA, 50315, Friday, March 29, between 4 - 6 p.m., or on the day of the run at the upper level terraces at Gray’s Lake (near the Southwest entrance) from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Note: Shirts cannot be guaranteed for registrants who signup after March 1, 2019.


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 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.