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Glow Run 5K - Des Moines

Des Moines

May 31st, 2014 @ 8:30pm

THE GLOW RUN 5k Des Moines will take place on Saturday, May 31st at 8:30PM. The Race will start and finish at the Science Center of Iowa (401 West Martin Luther King Junior Parkway Des Moines, IA 50309)! The Race and post race street party will light up Des Moines as thousands of GLOW Runners run through the course and return to party late into the night!

Join us at the Glow Run 5k on May 31st. The run and post dance party will light up downtown Des Moines as thousands of runners and walkers glow though the night sky and party late into the night! Come early for our preparty!! Our participants get treated to free face painting and an awesome GLOW ZUMBA warmup!! It will be a GLOWtastic time!!

Be sure to stick around for the post event after party and The LIGHT EM’ UP Experience! Hundreds of giveaways will be tossed to the crowd from the main stage to help enhance the experience! Awards will also be given in the following categories:

  • Individual Outfit Award - Top "GLOW MAN", Top "GLOW WOMAN"

You do NOT want to miss this GLOWtastic party!

Click HERE to Register Now!

Registration Fees:

Register individually or grab some friends and register as a team and save some money. Registration for The Glow Run 5K Des Moines is now open. We anticipate this race to fill quickly so be sure to reserve your spot by registering early. Click the register button now to reserve your spot. You don't want to miss this event!!

IndividualsTeams (4 or more)
On or Before - March 26th$32$27/each
March 27th - April 23rd$37$32/each
April 24th - May 28th$42$37/each
Packet Pickup & Race Day$45$40/each

Invite your friends!

Course Map: Coming Soon

Packet Pick-up:

  • Thursday, May 29th
  • Times TBD
  • Science Center of Iowa
  • 401 W Martin Luther King Parkway
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Friday, May 30th
  • Times TBD
  • Science Center of Iowa
  • 401 W Martin Luther King Parkway
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Saturday, May 31st: 4:00PM – 8:30 PM
  • Science Center of Iowa

Volunteer Opportunities:

Want to be a part of making the event happen? The Glow Run 5k is always looking for enthusiastic individuals to help volunteer at the most exciting GLOW-tastic 5k on the planet! Follow the link below to sign up for the time period you are available and task you wish to be assigned! Responsibilities include: handing out packets at packet pick-up, motivating participants and keeping them on course, assisting with handing out H2O at our Aid Station and handing out medals, water and snacks as participants cross the finish line!


Charity Partner:

Iowa Games

Iowa Sports Foundation is our official charity sponsor!

The Iowa Games provides sports and recreation opportunities for all Iowans through Olympic-style festivals, events and programs. The Iowa Games is most known for the Summer Iowa Games held annually since 1987. In 2012, more than 100 communities hosted Iowa Games events or programs, with all of Iowa’s 99 counties represented.

The non-for-profit Iowa Sports Foundation (ISF), is the parent organization of the Iowa Games. Also under the ISF umbrella is the nationally recognized Live Healthy Iowa programs and Adaptive Sports Iowa.