On the road

June 17, 2010 —

Whether you are a long-time runner or have a goal to run your first 5K this summer, Des Moines and the surrounding areas have plenty of road races to choose–including DMU’s 3rd annual Run-Day-Voo, August 14.

Here are some of our favorites. For a complete list of races, check out Fitness Sports (visit the store next time youu need running shoes, they have a great selection!)

June 19, Clive Running Festival, 10K, 5K, 1 mile
July 11, Ankeny Summer Fest, 5K
August 14, DMU Run-Day-Voo, 5K
September 26, 10-mile Capital Pursuit
October 17, Des Moines Marathon & Half Marathon


  • http://www.gands.us/ Gands

    Hi that’s great to know about so many races that are going to be held this summer in Des Moines. I’m sure people will enjoy the races amidst the lush greenery of Des Moines. This place is ideal for such sporty events. Thanks for the links. Take care. Bye.

  • http://www.webguru-india.com Urmi

    Thanks for the details.DMU are doing some great events and race is one such event for which i believe participation will be in great numbers.Thanks for these links too.Great set of running events lined up.Look forward to hearing from you soon again.

  • http://trickpedia.com Sid

    Great to know about the races are which will be held here this summer .. :) here in des moines ..