Run for Her Life Half Marathon & 5k

Saturday, May 11 2024 Newton, IA

Run for Her Life Half Marathon & 5k in Newton, IA

The fourth annual Run for Her Life Half Marathon & 5k is returning to Newton, IA, on May 11, 2024. Whether you’re an experienced marathon runner or just starting out, this event is guaranteed to be a memorable experience that you won’t forget.

The Run for Her Life Half Marathon is the main event of the day, challenging participants with a 13.1-mile run through the scenic streets of Newton. With an elevation loss of 798 feet, runners will take on the hills and valleys of the city, testing their endurance and pushing themselves to the limits. 

If you’re not up for the full half marathon, don’t worry – there’s also a 5k option available! The 5k route also takes participants on a scenic tour of the city, with a flat and easy course that’s perfect for runners of all levels. 

What really sets the Run for Her Life Half Marathon & 5k apart from other races is its cause. The Phoenix Phase Initiative, an Iowa-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping women who have been sexually trafficked, will be the beneficiary of this event. By participating in the Run for Her Life Half Marathon & 5k, you’ll be supporting a meaningful cause and helping to provide freedom and restoration to women who desperately need it. 

Aside from the incredible sense of community and purpose that comes with supporting The Phoenix Phase Initiative, participants can also look forward to a fun-filled day of activities. There will be live music at the finish line, courtesy of local artists, and participants will receive a free beer from Murph and Mary’s (or a craft soda, for the non-drinkers). And, of course, there will be plenty of delicious food from local food trucks for everyone to enjoy.

The Run for Her Life Half Marathon & 5k is not just any ordinary race – it’s a chance to challenge yourself physically, support an incredible cause, and enjoy a fun-filled day with your fellow runners. 

Race Weather & Climate

On May 11th in Newton, Iowa, the average high temperature typically ranges from 68 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low temperature falls between 48 and 52 degrees Fahrenheit. Newton experiences an average annual rainfall of around 36 inches, which is considered typical for the state of Iowa. Located in central Iowa, Newton is known for its welcoming community and is often referred to as the “Jewel of Jasper County,” offering a mix of small-town charm and modern amenities.

Run for Her Life Half Marathon Race Results

Run for Her Life Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Run for Her Life Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 9:00 AM CDT.

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2024 Run for Her Life Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $65.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $45.00 fee for the 5k.

Run for Her Life Half Marathon Race Website

Run for Her Life Half Marathon Website

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