Drake Road Races

Sunday, April 22, 2018 in Des Moines, IA at Drake University - Des Moines Iowa


  • Drake students, Drake staff or Drake faculty only
    On Step 2, you'll enter your Drake.Edu email address. Discounted registration expires on April 2nd.

    » $40.00 - Half Marathon (through 4/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $30.00 - 10K (through 4/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $20.00 - 5K (through 4/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Drake students, Drake staff or Drake faculty Registration


  • Drake Road Races Half Marathon

    » $50.00 Early Bird Registration (through 1/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $60.00 Registration (1/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 4/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $70.00 Late Registration (4/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $80.00 Packet Pick-up Registration (4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central through the day of the event)
    » $20.00 Switch Races: upgrade from 10K to Half Marathon (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $20.00 Switch Races: upgrade from 5K to Half Marathon (through 1/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $30.00 Switch Races: upgrade from 5K to Half Marathon (1/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $15.00 Transfer IN: transfer code from original Half Marathon participant required (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Half Marathon Registration


  • Drake Road Races 10K

    » $35.00 Early Bird Registration (through 1/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $40.00 Registration (1/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 4/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $50.00 Late Registration (4/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $60.00 Packet Pick-up Registration (4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central through the day of the event)
    » $10.00 Switch Races: upgrade from 5K to 10K (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » FREE Switch Races: downgrade from Half Marathon to 10K (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $15.00 Transfer IN: transfer code from original 10K participant required (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    10K Road Race Registration


  • Drake Road Races 5K

    » $25.00 Early Bird Registration (through 1/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $30.00 Registration (1/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 4/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $35.00 Late Registration (4/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $40.00 Packet Pick-up Registration (4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central through the day of the event)
    » FREE Switch Races: downgrade from 10K to 5K (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » FREE Switch Races: downgrade from Half Marathon to 5K (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $15.00 Transfer IN: transfer code from original 5K participant required (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    5K Road Race Registration


  • Athlete Registration Transfer
    Original registrant must Transfer OUT of their event to receive a Transfer Code.
    Transfer Code is required for the new registrant to Transfer IN.

    » FREE Transfer OUT of the 10K (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » FREE Transfer OUT of the 5K (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » FREE Transfer OUT of the Half Marathon (through 4/20 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Athlete Registration Transfer




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The 2018 Drake Road Races

Start Times:
Drake Road Races
7:30 AM: Half Marathon
7:30 AM: 10K Road Race
7:45 AM: 5K Road Race

The Drake Road Races Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K start in front of Drake Stadium on Forest Avenue.

All three races finish inside Drake Stadium

All participants will receive an official Drake Road Races technical long sleeve participant shirt and finisher medal.

Packet Pick-Up and Race Day Registration

Saturday, April 21 - 3:00 to 7:00 PM

Knapp Center - 2601 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

Course Information

The Drake Road Races Half Marathon course features the Drake University campus and surrounding neighborhoods.

The race starts on Forest Avenue in front of Drake Stadium and finishes on the Blue Oval inside Drake Stadium.

A course map is posted at drakerelays.org.

Professional Race Timing and Scoring

The Drake Road Races are professionally timed by The End Result Company: EndResultCo.com

The Drake Road Races will be timed using MYLAPS RFID technology, which means the timing device is attached to the back of running bib. It is disposable and does not need to be collected/turned back in to officials following the race.

Official race results will be posted to OnlineRaceResults.com in real-time on race day.

Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee Ticket Information

Athlete registration includes one admission ticket to the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee Thursday Night Distance Carnival session and one discounted ticket rate of $20 to the Hy-Vee night at the Drake Relays Friday Night session.

Athletes will present a voucher received at packet pick-up at the Drake Athletics Ticket Office in order to receive the special ticket pricing.

For Drake Relays tickets call 515-271-3647 or purchase online here.

Questions?

For race related questions, please click on the Contact the Organizers button on the left-hand side of this page.


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