7-mile race (minimum age 12 to
$45 thru Sat. Nov. 4th.
$55. Nov 5 through Wed. Nov. 15th. Registration closes at midnight
V.I.P entry *Add $100 to your entry fee (each individual) TOTAL $145 through
Wed. Nov. 15th.
Youth Races - FREE (age 11 and under) 10:45 a.m. near the awards stage
NO REFUNDS! All expenses are established when you register. Proceeds go to local
charities and community projects.
No Race Day entries !!
*Post Race hot beef stew meal !
*Chip time -chip embedded race number
* Door prizes & Awards Ceremony
VIP RUNNERS ALSO GET:
Make a great donation to Living History Farms! Donate $100 (tax deductible) to the
LHF in addition to your $45. entry fee to also receive: A special LHF race
limited -edition gift package, reserved VIP parking , guaranteed shirt size. You
get express entry to the front of the packet pick-up line and also are allowed
to start the race in the front area if you wish.
Youth Races - Free (11 yrs. and under) start
at 10:45 a.m. near the awards stage:
The youth races will have distances of 50-100 yds. for ages 1-5; quarter mile for
ages 6-8 and a half mile for ages 9-11. All youth will receive finisher's ribbons.
This will be true cross-country running for the younger runners. NO Pre- registration
is required! Optional short sleeve T-shirt
available for $5 while they last.
Living History Farms Visitor Center
Friday, Nov 17 , 3:00 to 8:00 PM
Saturday, Nov 18 7:30 to 8:30 AM
T-shirt size not guaranteed
Race Number Assignments on the Web:
All pre-registered entrants will be posted at www.FitnessSports.com on Thursday,
Police will be directing traffic. Parking is FREE however space is limited. Please
follow the parking directors. If you arrive after 8:00 AM it may take 30 minutes
to park. Arrive early, join in the fun & check out the crazy costumes .
Car-pooling is recommended! If you are arriving from the North or East take 86th
Street & enter from the East.
Busses & RVs please enter from the East.
All 7 mile entrants receive a SOFT long- sleeve race shirt with the custom
design by local artist Ben Schuh.. (We ask your preferred size for planning but DO
NOT guarantee size as we must order well in advance. Arrive early to get your
NEW this year - Ready to frame Race Poster with the new race design.
FREE with race entry: Spectators are asked to make a $5 contribution if they wish
Again this year the Iowa Machine Shed Restaurant.
and the Iowa Beef Industry Council
combined to provide all registered runners with a hot meal. Beef Stew with made
from scratch biscuits and pumpkin bars, brownies will be served with cider and coffee
following the race. And yes, there will be Cookies & Donuts!!
Awards (gun time for safety)
Individual Awards :
Special awards to the top male and female finishers (also included in age awards).
Age Divisions - 12 to 14 (awards to 2 male, 2 female); 15 to 18 (5, 5); 19 to 24
(5, 5); 25 to 29 (5, 5); 30 to 34 (5, 5); 35 to 39 (5, 5); 40 to 44 (5, 4);45 to
49 (5, 3); 50 to 54( 5, 3); 55 to 59 (3, 2); 60 to 64 (3, 2); 65 to 69 (2, 1); 70
& up (2, 1).
First Place - $20 Beef Certificates, 2nd - 5th $10 Beef Certificates. Also special
Farm Pottery for 1st thru 5th.
Team Awards :
Teams consist of at least three runners. Coed division must have at least four runners,
two male and two female. The top members score on a total time basis.
Special Farm Pottery (maximum 5 awards per team) - High School Teams (awards to 4
male teams, 4 female teams); Open (4, 4); Masters, all members age 40 & up (2,
2) and Coed (4).
Awards Ceremony & Results (on the stage
near the food shelter):
The awards ceremony will be immediately following the youth races at 11 a.m.
Door Prizes (during awards ceremony)
Bring a donation to the DMARC Food Pantry &
be entered to win Special door prizes. All participants will be eligible for
other drawings. Keep your race number, must be present to win.
Complete Web Results:
Full results will be posted on the web by 9 p.m. Saturday, November 18th at www.FitnessSports.com
Do you want to Volunteer?
We need over 300 of them and it a opportunity to give back and have a fun time. If
interested - Go to this link
NO ALCOHOL, NO TOBACCO, NO WEAPONS
NO unattended bags may be left on the property
For safety reasons no dogs, no listening devices, no props like swords, lances,
etc, no strollers on the course. Cell phones, jewelry, car keys etc.
must be secured
PLEASE secure your keys, phones & valuables!
Frequently asked questions
Will it be cold? Probably!
Will I get wet? Probably!
Will I get dirty? Probably!
Do I need gloves? Yes!
Exactly how far is it? 7 miles
Minimum age in 7 mile race - 12
Youth runs-FREE, no pre-registration
1-800-529-7684 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Any clothing items or shoes you wish to discard may be left in the boxes outside
the Visitor Center after the race. They are given to charities.
Pre & Post race celebrating
The Iowa Machine Shed Restaurant (located at the west entrance to the Farms) will
have food and drink specials for runners. All day Friday & Saturday after the
race -just show your race number!