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Call for Student Artists: The Crunch Berry Run to Feature Student Artwork Submissions

Cedar Rapids, Iowa—Cedar Rapids area students of all ages are invited to put their artwork on display at The Crunch Berry Run, hosted by Murals & More, in partnership with Cedar Rapids and Marion Hy-Vee stores.

The Crunch Berry Run is a family-friendly color fun run/walk, taking place October 2, starting and ending on the 2nd Ave Bridge in Cedar Rapids, in partnership with the Downtown Farmers’ Market and sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company.

Student artwork entry forms are being distributed at all Cedar Rapids and Marion Hy-Vee grocery store locations, available at the customer service counter. Students are encouraged to create original artwork inspired by the theme “Color your wildest dreams.” Entries may then be returned to Hy-Vee by September 15 to be included in the event. All eligible entries will be displayed at The Crunch Berry Run.

To learn more information about The Crunch Berry Run and register, visit Pricing starts at $25 for early registrants before August 31.

About Murals & More

Murals & More, The Cedar Rapids Mural Trail, is a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to utilizing local architecture as the backdrop for public art in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We connect artists with space for them to create and inspire. Learn more at

Recent art installations organized by Murals & More include Seed to Sky, by Ruben Aguirre, on the Rowell Hardware Building (Dash Coffee Roasters) in Kingston Village, and Mucha Meets Iowa, by Ali Hval, on the Novak Building as the gateway to Czech Village facing the Cedar River.