Run the Bases 5k


2016 Run the Bases 5K

Join us Saturday, August 13, for the third annual Run the Bases 5K!

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 here (a small processing fee applies).

Registration materials should be picked up at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex on Thursday or Friday August 11th and 12th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., or from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. on August 13th.  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 place overall male and female will receive a gift card from the Runners Flat.
  • 2nd place overall male and female will receive a free month membership at the SportsPlex.
  • 3rd place overall male and female will receive a gift card.
  • 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 25 are guaranteed a Run the Bases 5K T-shirt!

Date Kids Fun Run 5K
Now – July 25
(includes free T-shirt!)
$15 $25
July 26 – Race Day
(T-shirt not guaranteed)
$15 $30

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!


  • Hellman
  • American Infrastructure MLP Funds
  • Bob & Betty Hellman
  • The Weis Family
  • The Mahon Family
ALL STAR ($250–500)
  • The Runners Flat
  • US Bank
  • Total Nutrition
  • SingleSpeed Brewing
  • Palmer’s Family Fun
  • VGM
MVP ($100­­–250)
  • Bowers Masonry Inc
  • Europa Cycle and Ski
  • Invision
  • Scheels
  • Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo
  • Peekaboo!