February 9, 2019
5K 9 am start
Y-Tri 7:30 am start
Start & finish at the Wellmark YMCA
501 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309
The Red Flannel Run is the unofficial start of the running season in Des Moines and consists of a 5K Run. This year we're adding an optional Y-Tri to the race. Proceeds go toward the Wellmark YMCA Annual Campaign, helping to make the YMCA accessible to all. The Red Flannel Run & Y-Tri is also part of the YMCA Triathlon Series. Please sign up for the Ice Breaker Triathlon first in order to qualify.
Ten minute swim in two waves (distance recorded). After the swimming portion, participants will immediately dry off, change and head to the cycling studio for a 20 minutes bike (distance recorded).
1st wave swim: 7:30-7:40 am (36 swimmers, 2 per lane)
1st wave bike: 7:50-8:10 am (36 bikes)
2nd wave swim: 7:45-7:55 am (36 swimmers, 2 per lane)