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WELCOME! Welcome to the home of the 6th annual Race for Hope Des Moines!  Our event has had a successful five years and we are excited to see everyone again in May!  If this is your first time visiting, just scroll down for more information.  If you are a return guest, we hope this website contains all the info you need to be ready for May 12! We are always working to improve your online experience. If you can’t find any information, please don’t hesitate to contact us using the link above.

OUR EVENT: The sixth annual Race for Hope DSM on May 12, 2018 will bring together over 2,000 runners, walkers, children, families, businesses, and supporters to Water Works Park in Des Moines for Iowa’s largest brain tumor research community fundraiser.

Kids Fun Run | 2K Walk | USATF 5K Run/Walk | USATF 10.1K Run

USATF CERTIFICATION NUMBERS:
5K Course: IA14018MF
10.1K Course: IA15016MF

2018 Fundraising Goal: $50,000

Race for Hope DSM is held every may in conjuction with Brain Tumor Awareness Month to increase awareness, bring the community together, to celebrate our brain tumor heroes who have fought and those who are still fighting, and raise funds for the following organizations:

National Brain Tumor Society partners with the world’s leaders in research, public policy and clinical careto advance the understanding of brain tumors, expand the availability of new treatments and drive the discovery of a cure.

Dragon Master Foundation works to create a large-scale database of molecular, genetic, clinical and environmental data to assist researchers. By collaborating data, they are able to find trends and similarities to link individuals to clinical trials more quickly and assist researchers in determining potential causes and cure.

Children’s Cancer Connection exists to enhance the lives of families affected by childhood cancer by providing quality programs for education, recreation, and support.
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