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Live Healthy Iowa partners with Grundy County coalition

March 15, 2015
Reinbeck Courier

Healthy Iowa has selected 14 communities across Iowa as host sites for the 2nd annual Live Healthy Iowa 5K events. The events, scheduled for Saturday, April 11, will be held in Bondurant, Carroll, Clarion, Decorah, Dike, Fairfield, Glenwood, Hiawatha, Mount Ayr, Osage, Perry, Storm Lake, Waukee and West Liberty. Proceeds from the events will benefit local wellness efforts in these communities, as well as Adaptive Sports Iowa.

"We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with these 14 local communities and co-host these events," said Live Healthy Iowa director, Nicole Bruce. "These events not only serve as a time of celebration for challenge participants, but as a way for Iowans to come together in support of local communities and their wellness efforts."

In Grundy County, the 5k event will be held at the Grundy County Lake in Dike. Registration will be available at the north shelter from 7:00 a.m. -7:45 a.m. The 5K portion of the event will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the 1K kid's run following at 9:00 a.m. The 5k route will circle around the lake on the Phil Kruger Memorial Trail and connect to a portion of the Dike Recreation Trail. All participants will receive a Live Healthy Iowa 5K T-shirt, race number, finisher medal and the opportunity to win age-group awards. There is a fee to participate. Adult 10 Week Wellness Challenge participants can use the discount code in their weekly email to receive a discount. On-site registration will be available at all locations. Adult challenge participants should present their Access Card to receive the discount. For local event details, or to register, visit

Live Healthy Iowa and Live Healthy Iowa Kids provide challenges and events throughout the year to promote healthy and active lifestyles. To learn more about these programs and find more information about the Live Healthy Iowa 5K, please visit www.livehealthyiowa.orgor contact us at (888)777-8881.



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