37th Annual Red Shoe Run & Walk 5K

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois is proud to host the 37th Annual Red Shoe Run & Walk 5K. This event raises important funds and awareness of our goal to keep families close to each other and the care they need, when they need it most. The 5K event features options to run, walk, or participate virtually. 

Register today!

NOTICE: The 2021 Red Shoe Run may be switched to all virtual depending on the status of COVID-19. This family-friendly event is open to runners and walkers of all skill levels! On-site we will have a kids zone, delicious post-race treats, and awards for top runners in multiple age groups. The event starts and finishes at the Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City.

Packet Pick Up

Official Red Shoe Run t-shirts and race packets can be picked up on Wednesday, April 28, Thursday, April 29, Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1. Packets can also be picked up the day of the event on Sunday, May 2. T-shirts and race packets for virtual participants will be mailed.

We are looking forward to next year’s race, when we can once again gather together in support of our families. Mark your calendars for May 2, 2021 and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates on all our events!

Thank you to our 2021 Red Shoe Run & Walk sponsors:

Zone Sponsors

Cheer Zone Sponsors


Media Sponsor

Thank you to KCRG-TV 9 and the following “Show You Care” sponsors:

Dave Wright Nissan, your local Nissan dealership

GreenState Credit Union

Mercy Cedar Rapids

Eells & Tronvold Law Offices, PLC