Friday, September 15, 2024 • Harpers Ferry, IA
Picture this: you’re running through the stunning Yellow River State Forest, surrounded by rolling valleys and breathtaking views. You’ll be trekking across a variety of terrains, with no mile of the course feeling the same as the last. From challenging uphill runs to smooth downhill glides, the Yellow River State Park Half Marathon on September 15, brought to you by the Iowa Trail Run Series, has everything to offer for any dedicated trail runner!
The Yellow River State Park Half Marathon race will start promptly at 7 AM, with the 10K and 5K races later in the day. This gives you plenty of time to fuel up before the run. There will also be water stations and aid stations throughout the course to keep you fueled, hydrated, and energized throughout the race.
After the race, you can expect plenty of post-race food to refuel, games, giveaways from our sponsors, and a fun environment to mingle with other trail runners who share your enthusiasm for the sport.
The race directors care about keeping the state parks beautiful, which is why $3 from every registration goes to support the Friends of Yellow River State Forest. With a challenging course, incredible scenery, and a supportive community, this race is not one to miss. Whether you’re a seasoned trail runner or new to the sport, this event is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
Race Weather & Climate
On September 15th in Harpers Ferry, Iowa, the average high temperature typically ranges from 72 to 76 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low temperature falls between 51 and 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Harpers Ferry experiences an average annual rainfall of approximately 34 inches, which is considered typical for the state of Iowa. Harpers Ferry is a charming small town located in northeastern Iowa, nestled along the Mississippi River, known for its scenic beauty and outdoor activities, making it a tranquil destination for nature enthusiasts.
Iowa Trail Run Series – Yellow River State Park Half Marathon Race Results
Iowa Trail Run Series – Yellow River State Park Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Iowa Trail Run Series – Yellow River State Park Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:00 AM CDT.
The course closes at 11:00 AM CDT.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 Iowa Trail Run Series – Yellow River State Park Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $48.00 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $38.00 fee for the 5k.
- There is a $38.00 fee for the 10k.