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Mayor's Annual Ride & Run for Trails

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Date Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 8:00am - 5:00pm
Duration   9h

Event hosted by: Des Moines Parks & Recreation, BIKEIOWA.com, Des Moines Police, & Bike World

Help Build More Trails…Sign Up For the Mayor’s Annual Ride and Run! Register for the 2019 Mayor's Annual Ride and Run on Saturday, April 20 and your contribution will help fund construction of the Des Moines River Trail – Phase 2.

Register online - http://ow.ly/qgBy30nbpGC

New this year, the event will kick-off at Principal Park (1 Line Drive) with a breakfast from 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. The 5K run and 1-mile family fun walk starts at 9 a.m., featuring a route inside the stadium and shown live on the videoboard. Mayor Frank Cownie will lead the 22-mile ride, which leaves the park at 10 a.m.

Registration fees are $35.00 per adult before April 19 and $50.00 on site the day of the event. Youth ages 5-18 are $5 and children 4 and younger are free. Registration includes an insulated water bottle, refreshments at the rest stop and a repair van. For an additional $5, participants can enter both events.

Sign up online at dmparks.org and help sustain one of Des Moines’ most popular and treasured amenities, the trail system.

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