Family Friendly Fun Runs in Des Moines

Family Friendly Fun Runs in Des Moines

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What could be more fun than crossing the finish line as a family?!? Lace up your running shoes and break out the jogging stroller (if needed) and hit one (or all) of these family friendly fun runs this summer.  We’ve rounded up some upcoming races perfect for families in Des Moines. 


July 4th  William Courtney 5K Run, Urbandale, IA (Kids run)
July 9th The Color Run, Des Moines, IA
July 10th Ankeny Optimists Summerfest 5K, Ankeny, IA  (Kids run)
July 16th Diva Dash 5K & Lil’ Princess Fun Run, Des Moines (Kids run)
July 16th The Super Run, West Des Moines, IA
July 23rd Polk County Clover Dash, Des Moines, IA
July 23rd Taste of Hope 5K Race / Fun Run / Walk, West Des Moines, IA(Kids run)
July 24th Have a Heart 5K, West Des Moines, IA (Kids run)
July 30th National Balloon Classic 5K, Indianola, IA


August 6th Run for Blood, Des Moines, IA (Kids run)
August 6th Weimarunner K9 5K, West Des Moines, IA
August 6th Urbandale Dash, Urbandale IA (Kids run)
August 6th Hats & Shades Run/Walk/Bike, Des Moines, IA
August 7th Summer Breeze 5K, Clive, IA (Kids run)
August 13th Adel Sweet Corn Festival 5K, Adel, IA  (Kids run)
August 13th Cruisin’ 4 Carter 5K, Urbandale, IA (Kids run)
August 14th Great Amazing Race Iowa, West Des Moines, IA (Kids run)
August 20th Fairgrounds 5K, Des Moines, IA
August 27th Gigi’s Playhouse 5K, Clive, IA (Kids run)
August 27th Get Your Rear in Gear, West Des Moines, IA (Kids run)


September 17th Hope For Healing 5K Glow Run, Indianola, IA (Kids run)
September 17th Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk, Des Moines, IA (Kids run)
September 17th Beaverdale Beaverdash, Des Moines, IA(Kids run)
September 18th Capital Pursuit, Des Moines, IA(Kids run)




Do you have any favorite summertime fun runs that we missed? Let us know in a comment below.

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