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Event Calendar

Our event calendar features information about when and where various events are occurring in Water Works Parks. Check back often to see what's coming up!

Saturday, October 01, 2016

  • 6:00 AM to 10:00 PMSouth Shelter, event field, killdeer area
  • Des Moines Adventure Race

    http://dsmadventurerace.com/

    Route:

    1. Canoe:

    Teams will begin the race with a 2 mile paddle downstream. Each team may bring and use their own canoe, however there will be aluminum canoes available for teams to use. Life jackets must be worn at all times during the canoe section of the race.

    2. Trail Run:

    After exit and securing their canoe, competitors will complete a 4 mile run. The trail follows a mixture of equestrian trails, bike path, and walking paths. The route crosses the Bill Riley Trail Bridge and returns to cross it again to finish the trail running section.

    3. Road Bike:

    Competitors will ride their own road bikes 11 miles through the inner roads of Water Works Park in the final leg of the DSM Adventure Race. The hourglass shaped route will be ridden for 2 laps before continuing along it for another half-mile until the crossing the finish line.

Sunday, October 02, 2016

  • 6:00 AM to 10:00 PMSouth Shelter, event field, killdeer area
  • Des Moines Adventure Race

    http://dsmadventurerace.com/

    Route:

    1. Canoe:

    Teams will begin the race with a 2 mile paddle downstream. Each team may bring and use their own canoe, however there will be aluminum canoes available for teams to use. Life jackets must be worn at all times during the canoe section of the race.

    2. Trail Run:

    After exit and securing their canoe, competitors will complete a 4 mile run. The trail follows a mixture of equestrian trails, bike path, and walking paths. The route crosses the Bill Riley Trail Bridge and returns to cross it again to finish the trail running section.

    3. Road Bike:

    Competitors will ride their own road bikes 11 miles through the inner roads of Water Works Park in the final leg of the DSM Adventure Race. The hourglass shaped route will be ridden for 2 laps before continuing along it for another half-mile until the crossing the finish line.

Thursday, October 06, 2016

  • 11:00 AM to 4:00 PMSouth Shelter
  • Private Event


Saturday, October 08, 2016

  • 10:00 AM to 7:00 PMKilldeer area
  • iHeart Media Hay Rack Ride


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