Peacock Run set to be an ‘Adventure’

The annual Upper Iowa University Peacock Run has been deemed an “Adventure” in 2016. The three-mile Adventure Run will start at the UIU Recreation Center and contains 10 obstacles. The event has been scheduled for Saturday, April 30. Participants can enter 9 a.m., 9:10 a.m., or 9:20 a.m. heats.

Cost is $20 for adults, who register prior to Thursday, March 31. A late fee of $25 applies to those who register after the March 31 deadline. Meanwhile, the cost is $10 for UIU students who register by March 31. The students’ late fee is $20. All participants receive a T-shirt and are entered into a drawing to win gift certificates.

Children 12 and under are invited to participate in a Kids Adventure Run, which is slated to begin at 8:30 a.m. The half-mile event will also begin at the UIU Rec Center. Cost is $10. All youth participants receive a t-shirt.

To register go to and click on Rec Center Services/UIU Adventure Run.

For additional information, contact LeAnn Cushion, UIU director of campus recreation, at 563-425-5370.

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