The Drake Road Races serve as the official start to the Drake Relays each year in April! Be a part of America's Athletic Classic and compete in the 5K or Half Marathon. Registration for the 2021 Virtual Drake Road Races is now open! There also be live participation with limitation.
- 5K: capping at 1,225 participants
- Half Marathon: capping at 775 participants
(10K: removing this event for 2021 due to congestion at finish line)
Virtual Half Marathon $65
Run along mostly rolling terrain through the heart of Iowa’s capital city, the half marathon at the event now known as the Hy-Vee Road Races at the Drake Relays have been a fixture in this city for more than four decades — the race will mark its 52nd annual running here this spring.