Des Moines University hosts first-ever 5k

Register today for August 9 run!

(Des Moines, IA) – You are invited to join Des Moines University (DMU) students, faculty, alumni and staff for a 5k through the beautiful south of Grand neighborhood around DMU.

The August 9 race, called DMU Run-Day-Voo, will begin at 6:30 a.m. in the circle drive in front of the Des Moines University Academic Center (north entrance), 3440 Grand Avenue.

Participants can run or walk for only $15, which includes a t-shirt.

This event is the first of what organizers hope becomes an annual event. It was scheduled to correlate with the school’s annual reunion. Awards will be given for overall winners.

Race packets can be picked up on Friday, August 8, 2:30-5:30 p.m. in the Student Education Center courtyard, 3300 Grand Ave., or the day of the event, 5:30-6:20 a.m. at the start line.

The DMU Osteopathic Finish Line student group will provide supervised osteopathic manipulation treatments to race participants and supporters.

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