Hy-Vee Pinky Swear 5k & Fun Run

Hy-Vee Pinky Swear 5k & Fun Run will take place in Des Moines on Sunday, September 24 at Principal Park. Race starts at 8:30 a.m.

The Hy-Vee Pinky Swear 5k & Fun Run connects fitness and fundraising to support kids with cancer in our community. Everyone is welcome to join which makes this the perfect family event!

Every participant receives:

  • Fundraising packet with All-Star trading cards
  • Participat t-shirt and bib
  • Race bag
  • Finishers medal

The Pinky Swear Foundation was created because of a nine year old boy named Mitch. He was diagnosed and later died of bone cancer. Learn more about Mitch’s story and the birth of the Pinky Swear Foundation below.

In 2016, Pinky Swear Foundation helped 60 Iowa families stay financially strong and gave them peace of mind so they can focus on their children who were battling cancer. You to can help by participating in this fun family event on Sunday, September 24.

Register here.

Not interested in the 5k? You can become a sponsor and/or volunteer.


Erin Huiatt

Erin is a reliable resource and stepping stone for women and families to find support and make connections within our community. She wants families to feel confident to reach out and ask for help and advice to get pointed in the right direction. She enjoys traveling and exploring with her two children in tow!

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