Zero Run/Walk

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Event Details

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

Location:       Principal Park       1 Line Drive       Des Moines, IA 50309

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Early Packet Pick-up: Pick up your packet early and avoid the rush on race morning!
Wednesday, September 26 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Iowa Clinic, P.C. 5950 University Ave, Suite 321 West Des Moines, IA 50266
Use Entrance #4 (the Urgent Care Entrance) and proceed to the 2nd floor. Follow sings that will direct you to packet pickup in the conference rooms.

Race Day Parking Information: TParking is available at the Principal Park Baseball Stadium. Please note the Des Moines Farmers Market is taking place on race morning which closes a section of 3rd St. between the Interstate 235 and Principal Park which is the most direct route coming to Principal Park from the north. If you are traveling on I235 on race day please consider using alternative routes to avoid the congestion and street closures from the Farmer's Market.

Event Information

ZERO is proud to partner with The Iowa Clinic to end prostate cancer.

The 2018 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Des Moines features a 5K run/walk, 1 mile walk, Kids' Superhero Dash for Dad, and virtual Snooze for Dudes program. Stick around for the family-friendly post-race celebration. Run/walk participants will receive shirts, free food and prizes, and the opportunity to connect with others who are impacted by prostate cancer. All participants are eligible to win some great prizes as well, including Luke Bryan concert tickets, hotel stay, and restaurant gift cards.

Nashville recording artist and former American Idol contestant Jimmy Charles will perform his hit Superman, the ZERO Cancer anthem dedicated to prostate cancer patients and survivors. Click here to visit Jimmy's Facebook page and watch the Superman video.
Join us the night before the race at our Iowa Prostate Cancer Patients and Survivors Dinner at St. Boniface in Waukee. We are hosting this dinner to honor all the patients, survivors, and caretakers in Iowa. Click here for more information.

Where the Money Goes

The funds raised from 2018 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Des Moines are invested around the country to provide research for new treatments, free prostate cancer testing, and educate men and families about prostate cancer. No other prostate cancer charity spends more per dollar on programs - more than 85 cents. ZERO puts every donation to good use.

Event Schedule

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. : Race Day Registration/Packet Pick-Up
8:25 a.m. : Opening Ceremony
8:30 a.m. : Survivor Ceremony
8:45 a.m. : Kids Superhero Dash for Dad
9:00 a.m. : 5K Run/Walk Start
10:00 a.m. : Mission Speaker
10:05 a.m. : Luke Bryan Ticket Package Giveaway Winner Announced
10:15 a.m. : Awards Ceremony
10:30 a.m. : Closing Ceremony

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