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Grand Blue Mile

The Grand Blue Mile is the Midwest’s premier community street run for all ages and abilities. Held annually since 2010, the Grand Blue Mile has hosted more than 30,000 participants from 31 states, six countries, and four continents. Among those participants: Olympic medalists, American record holders, and many of the world’s finest track & field athletes.

 

6:00 p.m.             Iowa Kidstrong Fun Run
Non-competitive ¼-mile fun run for Iowa Kidstrong program participants

6:15 p.m.              Recreational Division
Open to all ages & abilities, including runners, joggers, and walkers

6:35 p.m.             Mascot Madness Charity Challenge
Mascot dash featuring celebrity characters from across Iowa

6:45 p.m.             Women’s Competitive Division
Open to all competitive runners and recommended for sub-8-minute milers

7:00 p.m.             Men’s Competitive Division 
Open to all competitive runners and recommended for sub-8-minute milers

7:15 p.m.              Women’s USATF 1 Mile Road Championship*
America’s 1-mile national championship, held in conjunction with USA Track & Field

7:30 p.m.             Men’s USATF 1 Mile Road Championship*
America’s 1-mile national championship, held in conjunction with USA Track & Field

 

*Participation in the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships is by invitation only.  If you would like to be considered for the Championships, contact Blake Boldon, Drake Relays Director, at blake.boldon@drake.edu.

Tuesday, April 23 at 6:00pm


Grand Blue Mile

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relays2019, relays

Website

http://www.grandbluemile.com/

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Drake Relays
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