Komen Iowa Race for the Cure

Komen Iowa Race for the Cure

Registration for the 2013 Komen Iowa Race for the Cure – Des Moines on Saturday, October 26th is now open!

Sign up by Wednesday, October 9 if you would like your packet mailed to you!  After October 9, all packets must be picked up on October 24 or 25 at Merle Hay Mall, or Race morning!


Why Participate?

  • Because the greatest risk factors for breast cancer are getting older and being a woman.
  • Because breast cancer knows no boundary of age, gender, socioeconomic status, or geographic location.
  • Because one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
  • Because everyone deserves a lifetime.

Check out all the event activities happening onsite this year:

Team T-shirt Competition - Show off your artistic skills and enter your best design in our Team T-shirt Contest!  A panel will judge all entries and select the top 5 shirts, which will be displayed on Race Day for a public vote.  The shirt with the most “votes” ($1 dollar = 1 vote) will be declared the winner.  The winning shirt will be announced during the awards ceremony on Race Day!

Team Tailgaters - Looking for a space all to your own on Race Day??  Our top 5 fundraising teams will receive their own “tailgating” tent.  We will provide each team with tables, chairs, water, a special breakfast and team name signage.  So be sure to start your fundraising early to take advantage of this program!

Best Dressed Team - Make sure to get on all of your best gear, as we will be crowning our best dressed team for the first time this year.  Teams interested in being a part of this competition can enter by having their photo taken on Race morning!

Pink My Potty - It is the opportunity to decorate a single portable restroom, as a group or as an individual, for the cost of a mammogram ($125.00)!

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