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Registration now open for 10K/5K/1-mile Run for the Cob in Estherville

July 13, 2017

Registration for the 18th Annual 10K/5K/1-mile Run for the Cob event is now open.

The annual Sweet Corn Days event will be held Saturday, August 5. The 1-mile Fun Run starts at 7:45 a.m.; the 10K begins at 8:15 a.m.; and the 5K starts at 8:30 a.m.  All races start from North Sixth Street, north of the library. The full route can be seen at

That website is also the location to register for the race.  Early registrations receive a discount and T-shirt. Registrations will be accepted up until the time of each race, however, T-shirt sizes are not guaranteed after July 19. Bag pick-up is from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4 at Library Square in Estherville – or Saturday morning before the first event.

Proceeds from the Run for the Cob event will benefit the Emmet County Relay for Life as well as the Iowa Lakes Community College Cross Country team.

For more information and to register, go to and then search for Run for the Cob.

This event is a sanctioned event of the Estherville Chamber of Commerce Sweet Corn weekend.

For More Information:

Jared Bruce 712-221-0186

Julie Clark at 712-209-1783

Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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