Riverfront YMCA Red Flannel Run

Riverfront YMCA Red Flannel Run

Late registration open during packet pickup times.

The Red Flannel Run begins at the Riverfront YMCA at 9 a.m. on February 8, 2014. 

Look up your bib number here
 

Packet Pick-Up
At Riverfront YMCA
Friday, February 7th from 4:00 - 7:00 PM
or 
Race morning 6:30 - 8:30 AM

Start
Riverfront YMCA, 101 Locust St.
One loop out and back on mostly flat, concrete-surfaced streets.

Finish
At Embassy Suites on the River. Post-race activities to be held at the Riverfront YMCA.

Schedule
7:30 - 8:30 AM: Race day registration, packet pick-up
9:00 AM: 5-mile run
9:00 AM: 3-mile walk/run 

A post-race meal will be served at the Riverfront YMCA immediately following the run. The meal is free to all participants.
 

This run is the unofficial start of the running season in Des Moines and consists of a 3- and 5-mile run. Proceeds go toward the Riverfront YMCA YPartners Campaign, helping to make the YMCA accessible to all.

Beginning in 2013, the Riverfront YMCA Red Flannel Run will be held in memory of Luke Altmix Simmons. Luke was an adventure-seeking athlete. In 2007, while on a trail run in Colorado, Luke was struck by a bolt of lightening that ended his life. Since then, Luke's family and friends have held events in his honor—the most recent of which is the Riverfront YMCA Red Flannel Run. The run will be rebranded as the Riverfront YMCA Red Flannel Run in Memory of Luke Altmix Simmons. Read more of Luke's story at: http://home.comcast.net/~teamluke24/site/?%2Fhome%2F 

The 2013 Red Flannel Run at our Riverfront YMCA brought together over 2,000 runners for a 3-mile and 5-mile race in sub-zero temperatures. More runners means more body heat at the starting line. Invite your friends!

 

 

 

 

 

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