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The Bill Bergan 5k on the Fourth

Sat June 22 - Thu July 4 Ames, IA 50010 US Directions


In-Person 5k Run/Walk

07/04 8:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT


Ada Hayden Park, 5205 Grand Avenue
Ames, IA US 50010


Hybrid 5k Run/Walk at Ada Hayden Park in Ames, Iowa to benefit Friendship Ark Homes & Community Services.

Friendship Ark celebrates the uniqueness of adults with intellectual disabilities by providing homes and community services. We help our core members reach their fullest potential through faith, family, and friendship.

Race registration includes race T-Shirt. T-Shirt sizes guaranteed for all entries received by 6/14/2024.  Sizes and quantities will be limited after this date.

T-Shirts for virtual entries may be picked up at our office at 5820 Lincoln Way, Suite 101, Ames, IA 50014 (please note that we have moved) or you may choose to have your T-Shirt shipped to you for an additional fee (select shipping as an add-on product). T-Shirts that are shipped may not be received by the participant(s) until after the in-person race day. You may complete your run/walk any time between June 22nd and July 4th, 2024. Instructions for submitting your time will be sent to you by email.

Non-participants may order a commemorative T-Shirt between May 31st and June 14th, 2024 at

8:00 a.m. shot-gun start for in person race. T-Shirt distribution for in-person entries will take place starting at 7 a.m. on July 4th, 2024, at the shelter house at Ada Hayden Park in Ames.

Friendship Ark is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and a charitable contribution may be available for a portion of your registration fee and/or donation. Please consult your tax advisor for current IRS regulations.

The Bill Bergan 5K on the 4th is supported by a Discover Ames Community Grant.


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