2014 Race Date: Sunday October 5, 2014

Run for the Roses was established in 1987 by the Ames Area Running Club and Alpha Omicron Pi to raise money for Arthritis Research Grants.  Since its inception, $155,000 has been contributed to Arthritis Research Grants from the proceeds of the race.  Your participation in this race is helping to make a difference.

The race offers a 10K race, 5K walk/run, and kid's races on the track near the finish line.  Following the race, participants are treated to a made to order omelet breakfast prepared by the women of Alpha Omicron Pi.