Run the Flood

Run the Flood is a 7 mile and 5k run/walk scheduled for Saturday, June 8th at 8AM.  The event starts and ends at the GreatAmerica Building in downtown Cedar Rapids. The 7 mile route goes up to Veterans Memorial Stadium, through Czech Village, and finishes along the Cedar River Trail.  Most importantly, the route highlights the development Cedar Rapids has seen and still reminds participants of the need for flood recovery.

Volunteers Needed
Run the Flood is looking for volunteers to act as route leaders on bicycles.    The 7 mile route begins at 8AM and the 5k route begins at 8:15AM.  There is a need for bicyclists to lead the runners and walkers along the course route.  If anyone is interested in volunteering for this event, please contact race director Kari Lammer at

Trail Notice
Please note that there will be large amount of runners and walkers along the Cedar River Trail from the GreatAmerica Building and south to the entrance of the Solid Waste Agency while the race is underway.  If you have any questions, please contact race director Kari Lammer at