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Proud in the Crowd®/Sleep-In for the Cure®:

Designed for race day observers or those who will be out of town, have to work or have other obligations. Sign up and receive a Race for the Cure T-Shirt.

Kids for the Cure

You don’t have to be a grownup to join the fight against breast cancer!

Kids ages 2-10 are encouraged to start a team, join a team, or simply register with your family for the Des Moines Kids for the Cure®! On Race Day, we’ll have a special short course just for kids and some fun family activities in our Kids for the Cure tent!  Registration includes a short-sleeved Race for the Cure t-shirt and each registered participant who crosses the finish line will receive a prize and be eligible for awards.

Register now and select the Kids for the Cure registration option for only $15!

Kids Fun Run:

Children age 2 to 10 will have the opportunity to compete in this race. Children will receive a special t-shirt and awards will be given in the following categories:

2 to 5 years of age ….. 50 to 100 yards

6 to 8 years of age ….. 1/8 mile

9 to 10 years of age ….. 1/4 mile

To register your youngster, complete a separate registration form and mark Kids’ Fun Run.

Children are also eligible to participate in the 1 mile and 5K events, but they must pay both registration fees to receive an event t-shirt. Children’s special t-shirt and registration information will be available for pick-up at the Kids’ Registration Table on Race Day. This race is sponsored by 


Activities for Kids on Race Day:

  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Face painting
  • Balloon animals
  • Coloring stations
  • Mascots from various local sports teams


Kids for the Cure Event Schedule:

  • 7:00 am-Kids for the Cure tent opens with kids' activities
  • 10:30 am-Kids for the Cure Fun Run begins (located on E. Walnut between E. 12th and E. 13th)
  • 10:45 am-Awards ceremony at the main stage recognizing Kids' Fun Run winners
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