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Prairie Burn 100

Event Details:

Event Type: Announcement
Location: Central Park, Grinnell, IA 50112
Time: Saturday, June 8, 2024 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Categories: Fundraisers
Kid Friendly
Nature & Outdoors
Sports & Recreation

Event Description:

Join Imagine Grinnell for their annual fundraiser Prairie Burn 100 fueled by Grinnell State Bank on Saturday June, 8. Register for the 25, 50 or 100 mile gravel loops (featuring all new routes) or join them for the 5K Fun Run. New this year, a chip-timing and cash prizes for the 1000 Mile Race Challenge and a dash for cash Strava segment for all 3 loops. Registration is now open, click HERE to learn more. Volunteers are needed to help make the event a success, sign up for a shift HERE.

Schedule of Activities: 

  • Races:
    • 7 AM: 100 miles
    • 8 AM: 50 miles
    • 9 AM: 25 miles
  • 9:15 AM
    • Yoga in the Park: Bring your mat and join us at the Central Park amphitheater for an hour of yoga. All ages welcome. No charge.​
  • 10 AM:
    • 5K Fun Run: Take off from the same start/finish line as the cyclists for an easy 5K jog throughout Grinnell. Return to a park full of activities and help cheer on the gravel cyclists as they return from their respective loops.​ Registration required, click HERE to sign up. 
    • Grinnell Farmers Market: head over to the corner of 4th & Broad St to check out Grinnell's weekly market featuring, fresh produce, artistic creations and more! Click HERE to see a list of vendors
  • 10:30 AM: 
    • Storytime Art in the Park: Drake Community Library and the Grinnell College Museum of Art will offer free hands-on art and literacy activities for kids and families with drawing, 2 & 3-D collage projects, beading, truck glittering, painting, bookmaking, type-a-thon, and reading activities. No registration is necessary. Supported by Grinnell Education Partnership & AmeriCorps.  
  • 11 AM:
    • ​Beverage Garden & Food Trucks: Solera will set up shop in Central Park to offer beer and wine, and food trucks will line up nearby with a variety of food options. Stop by after riding or meet friends at the start/finish line with a drink and grub!​
  • 12 PM:
    • ​Live Music featuring The Surf Zombies: The Surf Zombies return to Central Park to set the ambiance for the afternoon. All are welcome to enjoy free music in the park!
  • 2 PM:
    • Awards Ceremony: Join us for the final event of the day – announcing winners on stage in Central Park. Photo ops included!​
  • 3 PM:
    • Beverage garden closes

All proceeds to benefit Imagine Grinnell Foundation.


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