IOWA CITY– With the annual Run for the Schools road race set for Sunday, Oct. 20, local schools are getting into the spirit of the event with “torch runs” around the community.
The Run for the Schools is hosted by the Iowa City Road Races and title sponsor MidWestOne Bank to raise money for the Iowa City area public schools and the Regina Catholic Education Center. Students will carry a torch around their school campus or pass the torch from one school to another in relay style. The following schools have set aside time for this activity on the following days:
Thursday, Oct. 17:
1:30 p.m. Borlaug Elementary students will run on campus.
Friday, Oct. 18:
2 p.m. Wickham Elementary will be running to the 12th Avenue trail then back to their campus to hold a mini torch run with students.
2 p.m. Horn Elementary students will meet Weber Elementary students to pass the torch.