Saturday, August 31, 2024 • Storm Lake, IA
Embark on a picturesque journey along the waters of scenic Storm Lake with our USATF CERTIFIED Half Marathon course, ensuring a run close to the lakeshore. This predominantly flat route, boasting minimal elevation changes, offers a swift and ideal course for certification runs. The accompanying 5k follows a pleasant loop course, concluding just beyond King’s Pointe beach and playground.
Beyond the exhilarating run on one of the most stunning courses, immerse yourself in the vibrant community of Storm Lake. This locale, home to approximately 30 different languages, reflects remarkable diversity evident in its array of restaurants and shops. Join us not only for the run but also to explore and relish the unique charm of Storm Lake. Visit www.stepupstormlake for comprehensive details, maps, and more.
Every participant will receive a top-quality, moisture-wicking dri-fit t-shirt, perfect for running gear. Half Marathon runners enjoy additional perks, choosing between charms or stickers as memorable mementos of this extraordinary running experience. Lace up your running shoes and join us in Storm Lake for a run that combines scenic beauty with community vibrancy.
Race Weather & Climate
Storm Lake is situated in the northwestern part of Iowa, serving as a city in Buena Vista County. Located approximately 100 miles northwest of Des Moines, Storm Lake is a community with a picturesque setting along the shores of Storm Lake. As part of northwestern Iowa, it provides residents with a serene environment, recreational opportunities, and a close-knit community atmosphere while being within reasonable proximity to larger urban centers for additional amenities.
Anticipate an average high temperature of around 76°F and a low of approximately 52°F. Late summer is in progress, providing warm and pleasant days with mild nights. The weather reflects the transitioning season, and September typically sees an average rainfall of about 3 inches in Storm Lake.
Step Up Storm Lake Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Step Up Storm Lake Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM CDT.
The course closes at 11:30 AM CDT.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 Step Up Storm Lake Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $40.00 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $30.00 fee for the 5k.
- There is a $30.00 fee for the relays.
- There is a $15.00 fee for the youth entry.