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Mayor's Annual Ride and Run (MARR)/CANCELLED

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    DES MOINES PARKS & RECREATION HAS CANCELLED/POSTPONED EVENTS THROUGH MAY 11, INCLUDING THE 2020 MAYOR'S ANNUAL RIDE & RUN. SEE WEBSITE FOR FURTHER DETAILS!

    On Saturday, April 18, 2020, join Des Moines Park and Recreation for the 2020 Mayor’s Annual Ride and Run (MARR).

    Mayor Frank Cownie will lead the ride starting at 10 a.m. In addition to the ride, Des Moines Parks and Recreation will offer a 5K run and Family Fun Walk (1 mile). The approximately 20-mile bike ride starts at Principal Park and will travel through the many area neighborhoods before ending back at the stadium. The 5K run and the 1-mile Family Fun Walk will start at 8 a.m. at Principal Park, featuring a route consisting of downtown trails.

    This year’s MARR festivities will include a post-run and pre-ride breakfast from 8:30 - 10 a.m. at Principal Park (starting line) and a drawing for a Giant Contend 3 Road Bike, valued at $680 and donated by Bike World. Join us for music, breakfast and good company!

    Registration is $35 for adult, $5 for youth ages 5-17 and free for youth 4 years or younger.