Upcoming Events

From approaching conferences to our annual Run for Your Life charity run/walk, here’s a list of upcoming events at the Iowa Heart Center Foundation.

  • 27th Annual Cardiovascular Today Conference Feb 10, 2018 | The Meadows Events & Conference Center, Altoona, Iowa

    SAVE THE DATE!  Join us at the 27th Annual Cardiovascular Today conference on Saturday, February 10, 2018! This conference will increase the knowledge of diagnosing, treating and preventing cardiovascular disease through a variety of lectures, panel discussions, concurrent sessions, and exhibits aimed at physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, radiology technologists, medical coders, medical assistants, EMS providers and sonographers.

    On-line registration is now open at http://getmeregistered.com/CTodayConference.                              Early bird registration ($40) until Noon, Feb 1.   Registration Noon, Feb 1 through Noon, Feb 6 is $60.  On-site registration ($75) available as space allows.

    The brochure may viewed via this website or you may request  a copy be mailed to your attention in mid-December by calling (515) 633-3555 or sending a request to cconroy@iowaheart.com.

  • 11th Annual Run For Your Life Aug 25, 2018 | Des Moines Water Works Park

    SAVE THE DATE for the 11th annual Run For Your Life run/walk event. This year's event will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Des Moines Water Works Park. Early bird registration $30 when registered by 4 pm August 15th--registration after 4:00 p.m. August 16 is $40.  Youth registration (ages 5-14) is $20. 

    Proceeds support placement of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in Iowa communities--79 AEDs have been placed in the past nine years!  Donors or those collecting donations of at least $100 will receive a medal.  Donate or collect donations of at least $250 and be entered into drawing at the event.

    Schedule of Events:

    7:00 - 7:45 a.m.     Packet Pick-up/On-site registration

    8:00 a.m.                10K /5K runs begin

    8:05 a.m.                   5K/ 2 mile walks begin (non-competitive)

    Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age and gender group for the 10K and 5K runs.  14& under (5K only), 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+.

    All youth ages 14 & under will receive a medal for participating.

    The Carlisle Cheer Squad will be special guests again in 2018!

    Electronic timing chips will be used in the 10K/ 5K races.

    AED Access For All volunteers will demonstrate Hands-Only CPR and use of an AED.

    On-line registration will be available beginning in June, 2018.

    Brochures  available in June, 2018 by contacting the Iowa Heart Center Foundation office at 515-633-3555.