34th Annual Run for the Roses
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020
Location: Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Road, Ames, IA
Benefiting: Arthritis Research Grants
Awards & Prizes
- Each participant will receive a long sleeve t-shirt, red rose, door prizes, silent auction and omelet breakfast.
- Custom designed medals are awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers in five year age divisions from age 13 and under through age 90+ in the 5K and 10K runs.
- A custom designed medal and one dozen red roses are awarded to the overall male and female finishers in the 5K and 10K runs.
2019 Run For The Roses Recap
As a result of another successful Run For The Roses, Ames Area Running Club and Iowa State’s Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority recently presented a check for $21,000 to the AOPI’s Philanthropy, the National Arthritis Foundation.
The check presentation was done “virtually” with all AOPI members in attendance from their homes throughout Iowa and the United States.
Run For the Roses has raised a total of $326,000 for Arthritis Research in the past 33 years. Special thank you’s go to Morgan Cocagne and Lydia Frey, AOPI Philanthropy co-chairs for all their efforts to continue making Run For The Roses “An Ames Fall Tradition”.
Pictured, the AOPI Virtual Zoom Gang, Check presenters from Left Don Muff, Co-Director, Eileen Muff, AOPI Philanthropy Advisor, and Roman Lynch, Co-Director.