2019 Decorah Loop de Loop

Event Date

Sat, Sep 21, 2019


Decorah, IA


About This Activity

Date and Time:  The Loop de Loop 5K, 10K and half-marathon will be held Saturday September 21, 2019.  The races will begin at 8:00am with staggered start times for each race.
8:00am – half-marathon
8:15am – 10K
8:30am – 5K
The starting line will be located at the Decorah High School Baseball field on Claiborne Drive.
Registration:  Early registration for the 5K and 10K run/walk is $20 and can be completed online (www.decorahrotary.org) or mailed to Loop de Loop PO Box 442 Decorah, IA 52101.  Early registration ends 5:01 PM on Sunday, September 1. After that time the 5K and 10K registration fees will be $25 through race day.
Youth registration (12 & under) is free for all race events.
Youth registration (13 & 18) of $10 is for entry into all race events ($15 after September 1)
Half-marathon registration, which can also be completed online, is $45 for early registration thru Sunday, September 1 and $55 through race day.
T-Shirts will be mailed for all registrations received after September 13, 2019
Pre-registrations and online registrations will close at midnight, September 19, 2019.
Registration is available during packet pick-up.
Packet pick-up is Friday, September 20 from 5:00 - 7:00pm and Saturday, 21 beginning at 6:30 - 7:45am in the Decorah City Hall building.
Timing: This race will be timed using a disposable timing chip option. A small chip will be placed on the back of the race number. The chip is completely disposable so once you cross the finish line, you can immediately head for the post race activities.
Course:  The course for the half-marathon and 5K and 10K will start just off Claiborne Drive near the Decorah High School baseball field.  The half marathon will then proceed to the Trout Run Trail which is a closed loop path winding its way through the countryside on the outskirts of Decorah. The 5K and 10K will follow a flat course near the Upper Iowa River.  Both races will finish at the start line. Please see link for maps and elevations. www.decorahrotary.org.
Courses will close and services discontinued after a 15 minute per mile pace for all races.

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