Polk County Clover Dash 5K

Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Des Moines, IA at Iowa State Fairgrounds, 4-H Building

  • 5K Run/Walk

    » $35.00 adult late registration (ages 13+) (through the day of the event)
    » $20.00 youth late registration (ages 1-12) (through the day of the event)

    Registration by July 1 guarantees a t-shirt.

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Race: Iowa State Fairgrounds - 4-H Building (SW corner of the fairgrounds)

Awards: Inside the 4-H Building


Presented immediately after race results are tabulated

  • Overall best time for male and female finishers
  • Awards for top male & female finishers in each age division

12 and under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-45, 46-59, and 60+
All ages & skill levels are encouraged to participate!

Packet Pickup

Friday, July 19 from 4:00-7:00 PM
@ Fleet Feet Sports (521 E. Locust St, Des Moines, IA)

Saturday, July 20 from 7:30-8:30 AM
@ Iowa State Fairgrounds 4-H Building

Race Day Registration

7:30-8:15 AM
@ west entrance of the 4-H Building

Race Start

8:30 AM
@ north entrance of the 4-H Building

Race Timing

Chip timing services provided by The Open Road Chip Timing, LLC

Post Race

  • Snacks will be served immediately after the race
  • Awards presented in the 4-H Building immediately after race results are tabulated

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All proceeds go to support Polk County 4-H youth in memory of Joy Niklasen, former Polk County 4-H Youth Coordinator

Additional Information

All participants & spectators are invited to enjoy the Polk County Fair following the race, exploring exhibits and learning about 4-H.

Polk County Fair: July 17-22


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

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