Keeping you warm, like that turkey in the oven.
FOR EVERY FINISHER
Medals are made to flaunt!
THE FAMOUS FINISH LINE
SOFT. GOOEY. DELICIOUS. YOU’VE EARNED IT.
SEARCH BY YOUR BIB #
7:30 a.m. Last Minute Onsite Packet Pick Up Open
8:30 a.m. Last Minute Onsite Packet Pick Up Close
8:45 a.m. Kids Dash Start
9:00 a.m. Half Marathon & 5K Start
Course is open for 3.5 hours
Option 1: Get your packet mailed right to your door for $9.99 (limited time availability)
Option 2: Pick up your packet on Friday, 11/24, from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at:
Fitness Sports Ltd
8810 Swanson Blvd.
Clive, IA 50325
Picking up someone else’s packet, don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.
Option 3: Event day packet pick up (not suggested). See course map for location.
Start/finish line location:
299 E 1st St
Des Moines, IA 50309
*At the corner of E 1st St. & E Walnut St.
Downtown Des Moines Parking Map
There will be pacers to help you achieve your goal time. Pacers will be at the start holding a sign of the pace they will be consistently running. Run with these pacers and they will help keep you on track to achieve your goal. That’s right, these pacers are dedicated to help lead you to one of the goal times listed below:
HALF MARATHON PACE TIMES
1:35:00 (7:15 per mile)
1:40:00 (7:38 per mile)
1:45:00 (8:00 per mile)
1:50:00 (8:24 per mile)
1:55:00 (8:47 per mile)
2:00:00 (9:10 per mile)
2:10:00 (9:55 per mile)
2:15:00 (10:18 per mile)
We’re currently looking to fill more pacer time slots. Want to be a pacer? email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Actual pacer finish times may vary from the advertised pace time, times are not guaranteed. Pacer time slots subject to change.
Awards will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female in each age group and overall.
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 & 65+
Participants can pick up their award from the awards table shortly after finishing. If you do not pick up your reward there will be a $5 fee to have it mailed to you.
Kids Dash finisher award to all participants.
This event is chip timed. Your “chip” is integrated with your bib. You must wear your bib on your front across your stomach to be electronically timed.
Runners and walkers can participate in this event as long as the participant can finish within the event time limit, see schedule above.
All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form.
If you ordered your race packet to be mailed to you, it will typically arrive 1 – 4 days before the event. It will be sent to the address you entered in during registration.
It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear, see, sense, and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.
If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor.
No dogs. Strollers are allowed for walkers only after all other runners and walkers have started. Children in strollers must be wearing helmets.
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. Above schedule is weather dependent. Trail conditions could be variable.
You can transfer to a different distance within the same race up to 3 days before the event. If you are transferring to a more expensive race you’ll have to pay the difference of the registration fees.
You can transfer your registration/bib # to another participant for $6 up to 3 days before the event.
You can defer your registration to next year’s race or any other IowaRuns.com’s race for $6 up to 17 days before the event. After that, you can still defer for $15 until the day prior to packet pick up. Please send us an e-mail to request a deferment.
You can manage your event shirt size and any other add-ons up to 10 days before the event.
Join the fun as a volunteer. All volunteers receive a free event shirt. Volunteers can help with water stations, course marshaling, registration or similar
Office hours: M – F from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST
*We may not be in the office on Mondays or Fridays due to being on-site for events.
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