St. Paddy’s Marathon Half Marathon & 5k

Saturday, March 16, 2024 Des Moines, IA

St. Paddy's Marathon Half Marathon in Des Moines, IA

Gear up for the Des Moines St. Paddy’s Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K on March 16, 2024, in Des Moines, IA. Immerse yourself in the festive spirit and celebrate the luck of the Irish with fellow participants. Whether you’re tackling the full marathon, the half, or opting for the spirited 5K, this event promises a day of running camaraderie and St. Patrick’s Day merriment.

As you traverse the charming streets of Des Moines, revel in the lively atmosphere, adorned with green attire, shamrocks, and the infectious spirit of St. Paddy’s. Don’t forget to capture and share the joyous moments by using #StPaddysRun on your photos.

Keep an eye on the event’s official website, IowaRuns.com, for the latest updates on event times, dates, and location, ensuring you have all the details for an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day run. Lace up your running shoes, embrace the Irish cheer, and get ready for a day filled with running delights in Des Moines.

Race Weather & Climate

Nestled in central Iowa, Des Moines serves as a vital hub, located about 140 miles northeast of Omaha, Nebraska, and 160 miles south of Minneapolis, Minnesota. As a prominent city in the Midwest, Des Moines plays a key role in regional connectivity, economic development, and cultural enrichment. With a mix of modern amenities and a friendly atmosphere, Des Moines reflects the character of the Midwest while contributing to its dynamic growth.

On March 16th in Des Moines, expect an average high temperature of around 49°F and a low of approximately 29°F. Winter is transitioning to spring, providing cool days with chilly nights. The weather features early signs of spring, and March typically sees an average rainfall of about 2 inches in Des Moines.

St. Paddy’s Marathon Half Marathon Race Results

St. Paddy’s Marathon Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the St. Paddy’s Marathon Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 7:45 AM.

There is a 3.5 hour time limit on the course.

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2024 St. Paddy’s Marathon Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $79.99 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $39.99 fee for the 5k walk/run.
  • There is a $104.99 fee for the marathon.
  • There is a $12.99 fee for the kid’s division 5k fun run (untimed).
  • There is no fee for the kids 100 meter dash.
  • There is a $36.99 fee for the 5k virtual run.
  • There is a $49.99 fee for the half marathon virtual run.
  • There is a $49.99 fee for the marathon virtual run.

St. Paddy’s Marathon Half Marathon Race Website

St. Paddy’s Marathon Half Marathon Website

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