Want to get your children active? Here are some upcoming local races:

Aug. 17

GlowRun 5K: All ages and fitness levels are welcome in the Glow Run 5k Run/Walk. To register for the nighttime event,

click here.

Aug. 18

Boxer 500 5K: This run/walk event includes a 1-mile walk, a kids' dash and kids' 1K run to raise awareness of colorectal cancer. Participants are encouraged to run in boxer underwear. Registration is available here.

Sept. 2

GO GIRL RUN: The 16th Annual Go Girl Run includes women's and children's events to benefit the Hope Center for Kids. To register, click here.

Sept. 7

MudZilla Run: If your son or daughter is at least 10 years old, he or she can participate in this mud run at Mount Crescent Ski Area in Crescent, Iowa. Register online here.

Sept. 15

The Corporate Cup: The 33rd annual Corporate Cup will have a kids' 100-yard dash as well as a 2-mile walk/run. Register online here.

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