Red Flannel Run & Y-Tri

  • 501 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Presented By: Wellmark YMCA
  • Dates: February 9, 2019
  • Location: Wellmark YMCA
  • Phone: (515) 450-3875
  • Start/End Time: 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Event Times: From: 07:30 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Price: $40 for 5K; $50 for Triathlon
  • Overview

    'Embrace the cold. Wear Flannel.' Welcome to the 30th Annual Wellmark YMCA Red Flannel Run!! In addition to the 5K run, we are excited to add an optional triathlon this year.
    Entry fees go toward the Wellmark YMCA Annual Campaign, which helps make the YMCA accessible to all. Check out our Facebook Event:
    **Early bird gets the frozen worm. First 500 registrants can choose to get a free head buff/face mask to help with the cold. Choose Head Buff/Face Mask 'add on' while registering.
    The Red Flannel Run & Y-Tri is also part of the YMCA Triathlon Series. Click here for details.

    The Y-Tri portion will include: Ten minute swim – Two waves (laps recorded to the 1/2 lap). After the swimming portion, participants have 10 minutes to dry off, change and head to the cycling studio for a 20 minute bike (distance recorded). Y-Tri limited to 72 participants. Sign up today!
    1st wave swim: 7:30-7:40 am (36 swimmers max, 2 per lane)
    1st wave bike: 7:50-8:10 am (36 bikes max)
    2nd wave swim: 7:45-7:55 am (36 swimmers max, 2 per lane)
    2nd wave bike: 8:15-8:35 am (36 bikes max)
    5K Run or Run/Walk for all starts at 9 am sharp (Same start time as previous years).