Dam to Dam - Iowa's Distance Classic - 39th Annual

Saturday, June 2, 2018 in Des Moines, IA

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

    » $39.00 for 39 days (password required to register)
    » $10.00 Transfer In: transfer code from original participant required (through 5/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)

    20K Race Registration

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    Original participant must transfer out of the event to receive a transfer code. The new participant must use the transfer code to transfer into the event.

    » Transfer Out (through 5/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
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Register - if you are 100% sure you will be at the Starting Line!

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* 20 Kilometer Race at 7:00 AM

Opens March 14th at 6:00 am
$39.00 for 39 days (March 14 - April 21)
$55.00 after April 22 (April 22 - May 19)
$70.00 after May 19 (May 20 - May 29)
No registration after Tuesday, May 29th, or after race limit of 8,000 entrants

Race limited to 8,000 (If you enter - you are RUNNING)

39th Dam to Dam - race shirt & bib, just for you!

Sign up in the first 39 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.

Thank you 113,658 DAM runners (1980-2017). The 39th and last year of Iowa’s Distance Classic is lowering the entry fee from past years, a great way to start the celebration.

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 fee in the US
  • 10 - $100 Fitness Sports door prizes - you could be a winner
  • Great 20 kilometer (point to point) course - you can see the finish from the start
  • No 5k or youth, just like the first Dam to Dam (1980)
  • 39th year poster - free, always a winner
  • Big finisher medal, special & colorful - proudly show it off
  • Fast runners - US and Iowa resident only prize money
  • Race booklet - delivered a week after the race
  • Honorary race directors - Joe, Tom & Kurt (100 years as volunteers)
  • There's more - it's your Dam race, always for 39 years

Experience a Dam good race, Iowa's Distance Classic, June 2, 2018.


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