2014 results: Click here for the 2014 results.
DAY/TIME: Saturday, June 14, 8am
LOCATION: The race will begin and end in downtown Grinnell. Central Park
DESCRIPTION: Enjoy a "jewel" of a course touring the best of beautiful Grinnell, Iowa. The course is relatively flat and fast with a few rolling hills - looping through the historic downtown, around Grinnell College, through the Paul W. Ahrens Park, along the countryside and down Broad Street where old Victorians and trees line the road. It's great for spectators too! Bring your family and have them cheer you along at multiple points on the course.
RACE ROUTE: Click here to download the route map.

Check-in is from 7 to 7:45 a.m. on Saturday near the white registration trailer.
*The starting lines for the half marathon and 5k are about a half block apart. After checking in, please make sure you know which starting line to be at. The races will begin at the same time, and both will finish in the same location.

packet pick-up:

Participant packets will be available to pick up this Thursday and Friday at the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce (833 4th Ave in the Merchants National Bank building). They will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday. You may also pick up your packet during the check-in time for your eventt. Packet pick-up at each event will be near the white Bikes to You registration trailer.

Your packet will include your bibs, chip timers, t-shirts and all sorts of goodies from our sponsors. If you are registered for more than one event, please pay attention to your bibs and chips so you wear the right ones for each race.

Timing: This race uses a chip timing system.
entry fee:

Half Marathon - $45 ($50 after 5pm on Thursday, June 12)
5K - $35 ($40 after 5pm on Thursday, June 12)
Those registered on or before May 15 will receive a Grinnell Games technical shirt.

Imagine Grinnell
A portion of your entry fee will be donated to Imagine Grinnell, a quality of life organization that supports recreation, bike trails and healthy living initiatives.


First Place: $100
Second Place: $75
Third Place: $50

$10 Grinnell Games Gold will be awarded to the top male and female in each age group.

age divisions: Half Marathon: 14-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
5K: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
participation: Runners of all experience levels and abilities
What to bring: Running apparel (water stations will be set up along the route)


2013 results: Click here for results of the 2013 5k. Click here for results of the 2013 Half Marathon.

Online registration has closed. You may still sign up in person at the registration trailer during any event this weekend (located near the start line of each event).

    *Sign up for multiple events and get spending money for the weekend.



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