Raising Money to benefit organizations that assist in caring for and providing resources to sick infants and families who have lost infants in and around Central Iowa

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7th  Annual John’s Baby Steps 5K Run & 1 Mile Memory Walk

Helping prevent infant & young child loss one baby step at a time…


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Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Angel Presentation: 8:30am
Start Time: 8:45am 
Location: Kinnick-Feller Riverside Park , Adel, IA


Early Registration: $30.00 by September 10, 2016 (includes t-shirt)
After Sept 11th: $30.00 (t-shirts while last)
Packet Pick-Up: Adel Public Library Thur. Sept. 29, 10AM-7 PM  & Fri. Sept. 30, 10 AM to 5PM 
Race Day: Kinnick-Feller Park   Packet Pick-Up & Registration  7:00 AM to 8:15 AM
**we ask that everyone be checked in & ready by 8:30 out of respect for the families during Angel Presentation, Thank You in advance**
Ages 12 & under = Free admission (unless want chipped time for 5K Route)



  • Chip Timing for 5K Route
  • 1 Mile Memory Walk
  • Memory Balloon Release
  • Gender & Age Awards: 19 & under, 20-40 & 41+
  • Prizes & Food
  • Kids Fun Run for 12 & under at 9:45am/immediately following 5K finishing
  • Face Painting, Kids Craft, Firetruck


***BACK THIS YEAR–The team that has the most pre-registered participants by September 30, 2016 will win food for a Party for 25 ***


Leading Sponsors: 


Kiwanis-LogoAdel Kiwanis
 P.O. Box 161
Adel, IA 50003



horizon-2Horizon Printing
412 Greene St
Adel, IA 50003



G.Rafics Inc. - SponsorG.Rafic
609 Court St.
Adel, IA 50003


AAdel Family Dentistry 202x102del Family Dentistry
1202 Greene St
Adel, IA 50003



Help.A.Heart 202x102Help-A-Heart
P.O. Box 533
Prairie City, IA 50228



Jogging Sponsors:

Adel Health Mart 
113 North 9th St., Adel, IA 50003  
Dowd Drug HealthMart
307 State St., Guthrie Center, IA 


Luellen Chiropractic
608 Greene St. Ste C
Adel, IA 50003


Walking Sponsors:

The Corbett Family – In Loving Memory of Baby Avery 

The Car Store - 510 Nile Kinnick Dr. N, Adel, IA 50003

Paul’s AAA Pest Control – 21996 Old Highway 6, Adel, IA 50003


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