Ready to run?


Party rockers, dust off your sweat bands and get ready for the best 5K in the world! Run DMU is our annual 5K run/walk supporting the University’s commitment to health and wellness in the community with all proceeds going to educational offerings for students in our nine health-related graduate programs.

While we were already pretty confident this race was the cream of the crop, 2013 came and made us even more sure. We are now proud to offer dry-fit shirts in youth, men’s, and women’s sizes (can I get a WOOHOO!?) and a brand-spandex-new race route with no more hills! Well… fewer hills. You’ll like it, we promise. While you’re basking in the glory and fame that’s inescapable after crossing the finish line, stay and enjoy food, prizes, OMM treatments, physical therapy screens, and foot screenings from DMU students.

The race will kick off on September 20 at 6 p.m. in front of DMU. Professional photos provided by Austin Day Photography. (Speaking of which, check out last year’s photos!)

If you don’t register for this event, we know you’ll regret it. So spare yourself a lifetime of regret and register already.

Plus, all participants who register through Friday, August 16, will be entered to win a door prize. Like the Alumni Association on Facebook, look for tweets from @desmoinesuniv, and post pictures on Instagram (#rundmu) for chances to win free registrations and other cool stuff.

Contact Anna Hudson at 515.271.1463 or with questions.


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