2017 Run the Bases 5K

Registration: Please return this form with a check (made out to Build Our Ballpark) or cash to the Cedar Valley SportsPlex, 300 Jefferson St., Waterloo. If paying by credit card, you must register at: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/29478 (a small fee applies).

Packets should be picked up at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex on Friday August 11th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., or Saturday August 12th from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. The Kids Fun Run will start and finish in front of the SportsPlex. The 5k will start near the Dupaco Community Credit Union on Jefferson just west of the SportsPlex and finish right in front of the SportsPlex.

All proceeds benefit Build Our Ballpark, a local nonprofit committed to providing the assistance and rallying the support needed to build new ballparks and/or improve existing ballparks to ensure kids have a quality place to play.

This one-of-a-kind event, hosted by the Cedar Valley SportsPlex, will include Race Day activities for athletes of all ages and abilities.

The Kids Fun Run will be about 1 mile long – families are welcome to join as well. The race will begin at 8:00 a.m., and all participants will receive a certificate of completion.

The 5K race will take off at 8:30 a.m. Runners will enjoy a scenic route through River Plaza Amphitheater.

5K prizes are as follows:

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd place overall winners, male and female, will receive gift cards
  • The top three males and females in the age groups below will receive medals.
    15 & under
  • All Fun Run participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Those who register by July 24 are guaranteed a Run the Bases 5K T-shirt!

Date Kids Fun Run 5K
Now – July 24
(includes free T-shirt!)
$15 $20
July 25 – Race Day
(T-shirt not guaranteed)
$15 $25

In addition to the races, there will be vendors on-site with food, drinks, giveaways, raffles and more! Plus, kids can play on the indoor turf and playground!

The bases are loaded … now let’s hit a grand slam!


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5K Route

The 5K Course

Thank you to our sponsors.