Dam to Dam - Iowa's Distance Classic - 38th Annual

Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Des Moines, IA

  • Half Marathon Race at 7:00 AM
    Important: Please select the correct style (men-unisex or women) and size of race shirt.

    » $60.00 for the last 2,000 entrants (6001-8000)

    Half Marathon Race Registration

  • 5 Kilometer Race at 9:30 AM
    Important: Please select the correct style (men-unisex or women) and size of race shirt.

    » $25.00 registration

    * Youth Runs at 10:40 AM
    On-line registration not available - must register June 3 & 4

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Race limited to 8,000 in the Half and 2,000 in the 5k.

* Half Marathon Race at 7:00 AM
$40.00 for the first 4,000 entrants (1-4000)
$50.00 for the next 2,000 entrants (4001-6000)
$60.00 for the last 2,000 entrants (6001-8000)

*5 Kilometer Race at 9:30 AM
$25 for the first 2,000 entrants (1-2000)

38th Dam to Dam - race shirt & bib, just for you!

Sign up in the first 38 days to guarantee correct style & shirt size and personalize race bib that includes your first name on it.

After April 21 shirt style & size not guaranteed.

Race Highlights - Dam good for you!

See www.DamtoDam.com for complete information about the race.

Dam to Dam is 38 years old - celebrate Iowa's Distance Classic . As a non-profit and strictly volunteer organization of Des Moines runners (always have been, alway will be) we pour everything back into the race.

Here's what you get . . .

  • Brooks running shirts - great fit, great look with no sponsors on the shirt (it's yours!)
  • Brooks socks - high quality, colorful, special
  • Wow - food and refreshments - not just post race but Friday at pack pickup
  • Lowest entry fees in the US - free youth runs
  • 10 - $100 Fitness Sports door prizes - you could be a winner
  • Great Half-Marathon (point to point) course - you can see the finish from the start
  • Flat 5 Kilometer course, tour of the downtown
  • 38th year posters - free, always a winner
  • Big Half-Marathon finisher medal - proudly show it off
  • Fast runners - US and Iowa resident only prize money
  • Race booklet - delivered a week after the race
  • Honorary race director - Karen Clark, 3-time winner (1983-1985)
  • Good weather - we can hope, 2015 was terrific & 2016 was a-ok for running
  • There's more - it's your Dam race, every year

Experience a Dam good race, Iowa's Distance Classic, June 3, 2017.


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