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Maffitt Lake 5 & 10 Mile Trail Race

in United States at Maffitt Lake

Online registration for this event is closed. Paper registration will be available during packet pick up.

  • 10 Mile

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • 5 Mile

    Online registration is closed for this category.

Course Description

A nature lover's dream race! The course starts on the east side of Maffitt Lake, near the shoreline. Runners will start up the gravel road and take a right on the doublewide path through a prairie of wildflowers. After two miles, runners enter a short section of single-track trail in the woods near Maffit Drive. At the edge of the lake, runners turn south and run along the scenic shoreline with a few hills sprinkled in. The course continues toward the starting area to enter a shared nature/bridal trail for a short out and back section around the south end of the lake. Runners competing in the 10 Mile Race will complete a second loop. Here is a link to the course map: www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/221401707


Registration is available online at secure.getmeregistered.com/MaffittLake or in person at packet pick-up on Saturday, September 7, or race day from 6:00-7:30 am. In an effort to go green, no paper registrations will be accepted, unless registering during packet pick up.

Entry Fees

$30 by August 1
$35 by September 1
$40 at Packet Pick-up or Race Day


Start and Finish at Maffitt Lake, 12460 Maffitt Lake Road, Cumming, Iowa, 50061.
Be prepared for a cross-country style, dirt, gravel and grass trail race.

General Information

* Both the 5 and 10 Mile Races will begin promptly at 8:00 am
* The 5 Mile Race will complete the course once and those competing in the 10 Mile Race will complete the course twice.
* Walkers may participate and they are encouraged to register for the 5 Mile Race.
* The course will remain open for 2 1/2 hours.
* Proceeds from this race will be used to purchase signage for Des Moines' dirt trail systems.
* Runners will receive a pair of Arm Warmers - one size fits all.
* Fruit, frozen pops, granola bars, and other snacks will be available after the race.
* Additional information is available at www.capitalstriders.com/events.

Packet Pick-Up

Packets will be available for pick-up on Saturday, September 7, from 2:00-5:00 pm at Active Endeavors, located at 4520
University Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50266 or on Race Day from 6:30-7:45 am.

Registration will be available at packet pick, and on race day, for $40.

Awards/Age Groups

Awards will be presented to the overall males and females of the 5 and 10 Mile Races and to the top three runners in each of the following age groups:

10 & Under (5 Mile)


Please visit www.capitalstriders.org or
contact the RD at amber@capitalstriders.org.

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