Event Information

Event Schedule | Venue Information | Parking Information | Registration Information | Team Information | Packet Pick Up | Contact Information

Join us for Iowa 2017 to help us make strides against pancreatic cancer at our 5K run and family-friendly walk. Enjoy a day filled with children's activities, music, refreshments, our ShopPurple store, and more!

Event Schedule

Saturday, 09/23/2017

Registration Opens 8:00 AM
Opening Ceremonies 9:30 AM
Run/Walk Begins 10:00 AM

Venue Information

Raccoon River Park: 2500 Grand Avenue, West Des Moines, IA, 50265

ROUTE INFORMATION: Our 5K route will take you on a flat gravel road around the lake at Raccoon River Park. The road is stroller and wheelchair friendly.

We all love animals, but for safety and liability reasons, pets are not allowed at Pancreatic Cancer Action Network events. Thank you.

Parking Information

Parking information coming soon!

Registration Information

  Pre-Event Event Day
Survivor FREE FREE
Adult Untimed $25 $30
Adult Timed $30 $35
Youth Untimed $10 $15
Youth Timed $15 $20
Virtual Strider FREE N/A
Volunteer FREE FREE

Youth registration is for ages 3-12. Children ages 2 and under are not required to register.

Please note - your registration fee will count towards your personal fundraising total. You will receive a registration confirmation via email with tax information for your records. Please note, registration fees are not tax-deductible.

Click here (PDF) to download the Iowa 2017 registration form. To register by mail, send this form to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network address listed on the form.

If you would like a personal fundraising page, be sure to include your email address on the registration form.

Online Registration Deadline
Registration will still be available at the event and at packet pick up.
Wed., 09/20/2017 at 11:59 p.m. CST
Mail-in Registration Deadline
Mail Registration must be received by this date to be processed in time for the event.
Fri., 09/15/2017
T-shirt Deadline
Registration must be processed by this date in order to guarantee an event T-shirt.
Sun., 09/3/2017 at 11:59 p.m. CST


Team Benefits

Top Three Teams Top Ten Teams Elite Team
($10,000 raised)
Passion Team
($5,000 raised)
Team Name on Event Home Page
Updated in real-time based on online donations.
Team Name on Back of Event T-Shirt
Top teams as of 9/3/2017
Certificate Presented on Stage at Event Opening Ceremonies
Top teams as of 9/22/2017
Inclusion in Post-Event Thank you Emails
Top teams as of 24 hours before email is sent.
VIP Team Tent with Banner
Team must reach Elite level by 9/10/2017 to receive this benefit.
Special Giveaway on Event Day
Team must reach Elite level by 9/10/2017 to receive this benefit.
Team Sign
Teams must reach Passion/Elite level by 9/10/2017 to receive this benefit.
Access to Passion Team Area
Team must reach Passion level by 9/10/2017 to receive this benefit.

To access additional team resources and view all teams, visit Team Central.

Packet Pickup

Beat registration lines on event day by picking up your T-shirt and inviting friends and family to register before prices increase at the event!

Nature Lodge at Raccoon River Park
2500 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50265
              Friday, 9/22/2017
4 PM - 7 PM

Contact Information

General Event Information: Michelle Wallace, mwallace@pancanvolunteer.org

Sponsorship Opportunities: Britney Mula, bmula@pancan.org

Media Opportunities: Melinda Thach, mthach@pancanvolunteer.org

In-Kind Inquiries: Michelle Wallace, mwallace@pancanvolunteer.org

Teams Contact: Kim Soukup, desmoines_teams@pancanvolunteer.org

Event Volunteer Inquiries: Nancy Soukup, nsoukup@pancanvolunteer.org

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