April – July 2013 Events


NewBo Bike Collective Women’s Bike Maintenance Classes   https://www.facebook.com/NewBoBikeCollective

Wednesdays evenings April 3 through May 8, 2013  7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at NewBo Bike Collective located at 1100 3rd Street SE in Cedar Rapids. Sign-up at new.bohemia@gmail.com


Beverly Park Wednesday Night Rides   http://lambaonline.org/

Wednesday nights 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm at Beverly Park. Bring your mountain bike and join Linn Area Mountain Bike Association for Wednesday night singletrack rides.


March For Babies   https://www.marchofdimes.com/iowa/events/events_mfbcedarrapids12.html

4/28/13  9:00 am at Rockwell Collins campus, fundraiser walk and kids’ activities to benefit March of Dimes


Meet Me At The Market  http://newbocitymarket.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=41&Itemid=26

Thursday evenings May 2 through October 31, 2013 Starting at NewBo City Market, walk, run or bike


Gems Of Hope Bike Ride http://gemsofhope.com/content/goh-ride-gems-hope-bike-ride-2013

5/4/13  7:00 am Starting at Greene Square Park, Cedar River Trail to Ely, then returning and ending at Parlor City Pub


Let’s Move Together Arthritis Foundation Walk   http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1050663

5/4/13  8:00 am – 11:00 am at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium 950 Rockford Rd SW, fundraising event for Arthritis Foundation programs, services advocacy and research.


Bridge 2 Bridge   http://lpcia.com/mcfarlane-park-trail-bridge-grand-opening/

5/4/13  Celebration for the opening of the McFarlane Bridge on the Cedar Valley Nature Trail, starting at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the trailhead near the entrance of McFarlane Park, located at 13619 King Road in LaPorte City. The Ramblers will provide music, and the LaPorte City Fire Rescue crew will serve pulled port lunch for $5.00. Ribbon cutting ceremony begins at 1:00 pm. Guests are encouraged to bike to the event. Vehicle parking available in the Group Camp area at McFarlane Park.


29th Annual Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa 5K Run Walk & Half Marathon


5/5/2013   7:30 am Half Marathon start, 8:45 am Kid’s Dash to Ronald, 9:00 am 5k Run/Walk start at the Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City located at 730 Hawkins Drive.


Bike Month Iowa May 2013   http://bikemonthiowa.com/



Lace Up For Learning   http://www.laceup.cr.k12.ia.us/

5/11/13  7:00 am Starting at Kingston Stadium, Cedar Rapids Community Schools fundraiser 5K, 10K and fun run


Ride of Silence Cedar Rapids  http://www.rideofsilence.org/main.php

5/15/13  6:00 pm   Starting at Greene Square Park


Marion Arts Festival 5K and Half Marathon Races   https://www.runningwall.com/marion-arts-festival-race

5/18/13  7:30 am  Races begin and end near the library an City Square Park in downtown Marion.


Walk MS: Cedar Rapids Walk   http://walkmnm.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Walk/MNMWalkEvents?fr_id=19607&pg=entry

5/18/13   8:00 am at Kirkwood Community College 1 mile and 3 mile run/walk, fundraiser to support programs and research for MS.


Woof Walk

5/19/13  9:00 am at Noelridge Park, Cedar Valley Humane Society fundraiser for animal care


Cedar Rapids Fire Department Memorial 5K   http://crfd5k-eorg.eventbrite.com/#

5/25/13  7:00 am Starting at Prairie High School


Run The Flood   http://www.crruntheflood.com/

6/8/13  8:00 am Starting at Great America, 5K and 7 Mile fundraiser for flood recovery


Hard Charge   http://www.hardcharge.com/eastern-iowa

7/20/13  8:00 am at Seminole Valley Park, obstacle course race


Hy-Vee IronKids   http://www.ironkids.com/2013_Schedule/Hy-Vee_IronKids_Cedar_Rapids.htm

7/27/13  8:00 am at Cherry Hill Aquatic Center and Park, swimming, running and bicycling events for youth