To Grandmother's House We Go

  • 195 SE Brown’s Woods Ct. | West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Presented By: Capital Striders
  • Dates: October 27, 2019
  • Location: Brown's Woods
  • Start/End Time: 9:00 AM
  • Overview

    This is a fall race that runs on both single and double track dirt. The trail takes you deep into the woods. Races will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Walkers may participate and are encouraged to register for one of the shorter races. The course will remain open for 3 hours. Proceeds from this race will be used to purchase trail signage/maintenance equipment for Des Moines’ dirt trail systems, support CITA/PCC, and the Capital Striders Turkeys. Costumes are encouraged (e.g. Red Riding Hood, Wolf, and miscellaneous).

    Click here to view the map (in PDF format)    

    COST - $30 through October 26th ($5 discount for Capital Striders' Members); $40 on race day (no Striders discount on race day)


    Awards will be presented to the overall male and female of each race and to the top three runners in each of the following age groups:

    19 & Under
    20 - 29
    30 - 39
    40 - 49
    50 - 59

    There will also be a prize for the best costume (determined by 3-5 volunteers while participants are running/walking) for each of the following categories: Red Riding Hood, Wolf, and Best Miscellaneous.


    Dates and Times: Fri., Oct. 26th, 2018 from 6 - 8 pm
    Active Endeavors
    4520 University Avenue
    West Des Moines, Ia 50266