Thank you to all our participants and our presenting sponsor!
The Red Flannel 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 Wellmark YMCA Annual Campaign, helping to make the YMCA accessible to all.
Start and finish will be at the Wellmark YMCA. One loop out and back on mostly flat, concrete-surfaced streets.
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 Wellmark YMCA immediately following the run.
The meal is free to all participants.
At Wellmark YMCA: 501 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa
Friday, February 10th from 4:00 - 7:00 PM
from 7:00 - 8:30 AM
3 Mile Run:
Special award to 1st and 2nd place male and female in each age division as follows: 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Older. Awards mailed after race.
Overall Award - Best time for both male and female. Awards received on Race Day!
5 Mile Run:
Special award to 1st and 2nd, place male and female in each age division as follows: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Older. Awards mailed after race.
Overall Award - Best time for both male and female. Awards received on race day!
Penguin Award - Best dressed participant in red flannel
Icy Cupid Award - Best dressed couple in Valentine's Day apparel
Iditarod Award - Traveled the furthest distance to participate and dressed in red flannel (maximum of 2 prizes awarded)
Igloo Award - Largest number of participants from one family racing together and dressed in red flannel (prizes limited)
Frosty Cubicle Award - Best dressed co-workers in red flannel (5-person max)
Sled Dog Award - Best dressed dog in red flannel
YMCA OF GREATER DES MOINES 501 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309