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The 57th Annual RRCA National Convention is Heading to Des Moines, Iowa April 22-26, 2015

Convention highlights include keynote speakers and Olympic athletes, national exhibitors, and educational sessions with topics ranging from club management to working with professional athletes. The coveted RRCA Coaching Certification course will also be offered. Enjoy Des Moines and discover great eating and nightlife in the Court Avenue, East Village, and Western Gateway Districts of downtown. RRCA National Convention attendees will be given the opportunity to attend the 106th Drake Relays on Friday night during the unique "�Under the Lights' session of the games. The weekend of Convention activities culminates Saturday night with a silent and live auction gala followed Sunday morning with the running of the Hy-Vee Road Races. This time attendees can participate in the Drake Relays by signing up for the 5K, 10K or Half Marathon distance. The 5K serves as the RRCA National Championship. All races finish inside the Drake stadium on the famed blue oval. Over twenty educational sessions for club leaders, race directors, coaches and runners will be offered at this year's RRCA Convention including the ever popular Insurance & Risk Management session. We will also host almost a dozen different round table discussion topics to join in on Thursday April 23 before the opening reception. We look forward to seeing you in Des Moines. Learn more and register today!

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