7:00 a.m. Last Minute Onsite Packet Pick Up Open
8:00 a.m. Last Minute Onsite Packet Pick Up Close
8:15 a.m. Kids Dash Start
8:30 a.m. Half Marathon & 5K Start
Course 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 3/16/18 from 2pm-6pm
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 morning packet pick up (not suggested).
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
The mission of the American Heart Association is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Our strategic goal is to reduce death from heart disease and stroke by 20% by the year 2020 and also reduce the risk factors for heart disease and stroke by 20% by 2020. Click here for details
We’ll be serving one (1) free complimentary beer to all participants who are 21+ years of age. Please bring your i.d. and enjoy responsibly.
Iowa State Capitol
E Locust St. & Pennsylvania Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Start/finish line located just East of Iowa State Capitol.
A finisher medal will be given to each half marathon finisher. A winner medal will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female, in each age group and overall for the half marathon & 5K. Participant must be present on event day to receive medals.
Every Kids Dash participant receives a finishers ribbon!
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
If you do not pick up your medal there will be a $5 fee to have it mailed to you. Post race medal request registration.
Join the fun as a volunteer. All volunteers receive a free event shirt. Volunteers can help with water stations, course marshaling, registration or similar
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.
Participant limit = 1,500 runners.
There is no gear check at this event.
Runners and walkers can participate in this event.
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on event day. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you.
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. If your package does not arrive before event day, please come to packet pick up or the event site where you will be re-assigned your bib and gear.
All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form.
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.
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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