Greater DSM Women’s Half Marathon & 5K

  • 4th & Court Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Dates: September 19, 2021
  • Location: Hy-Vee
  • Start/End Time: 7:30 AM
  • Overview

    On Sunday, September 19, 2021 within the shadows of the Iowa State Capital, the City of Des Moines, Iowa will host the inaugural Greater Des Moines Women’s Half Marathon and 5K Road Race presented by Hy-Vee.  This Woman’s Half Marathon and 5K, will be the “Ultimate Girl’s Running Weekend” for you and your girlfriends!  Continue you’re 2021 racing season from one of the greatest destination locations in the Midwest today, the Capital City of Des Moines, Iowa!  

    New for 2021: Each Women’s Half Marathon produced by Premier Event Management across the country will offer Breast Feeding Tents for our new mothers at the start/finish area as well as on the half marathon course.  Also, if life changes and you are an expecting new mother, move your fitness event to the Maternity Mile and continue the fun on this special Women’s Day!

    Registration will be open, Tuesday June 30, 2020 at 10:00am CDT!

    The Greater Des Moines Women’s Half Marathon & 5K presented by Hy-Vee will have a wave start system in place to start the 2021 event. Runners will be seeded into groups according to their estimated finish time. Each group will be staged in a holding corral prior to the start of their group. (We anticipate 4 separate wave starts for this event)