Awards Structure

Overall Awards are based on gun time, or the order that athletes cross the finish line. The top three overall male and female winners and top two masters (40 and over) male and female winners of the Half Marathon, 10K & 5K receive an awards gift package of Drake Relays themed apparel.

1st Place
Scheels Gift Card ($500 for Half Marathon; $300 for 10k; $200 for 5k)
2019 Drake Relays all session ticket package (2)
Drake Relays back pack

2nd Place
Scheels Gift Card ($200 for Half Marathon & 10k; $100 for 5k)
Drake Relays gloves

3rd Place
Scheels Gift Card ($100 for Half Marathon & 10k; $50 for 5k)
Drake Relays socks

1st Place Masters (40 and over)
Scheels Gift Card ($200 for Half Marathon & 10k; $100 for 5k)
2019 Drake Relays all sessions ticket package (2)
Drake Relays Hat

2nd Place Masters (40 and over)
Scheels Gift Card ($100 for Half Marathon & 10k; $50 for 5k)
Drake Relays socks

Age Division Awards are based on the net/chip time posted by each athlete. Drake Road Race batons are offered to the top three male and female finishers in each of the following age groups: 14 & under (5 & 10k only), 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over. Must be picked up on race day in the results tent--will not be mailed!

Awards are presented for both the Overall and Age Division Awards categories in the 5K at 8:45 a.m. followed by the 10K at 9:15 a.m. and Half Marathon at 9:45 a.m. The top overall male and female in the Half Marathon, 10K & 5K will also be presented on the podium on Saturday, April 27th at the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee.

The Drake Road Races does not duplicate or ‘double-dip’ overall and age division awards. Awards will not be mailed following the race should they not picked up at the awards ceremony. All unclaimed prizes can be picked up with a photo ID in the Relays office in the Bell Center on Drake’s campus until May 3rd before forfeiture.

Finisher Medals are presented to all athletes in the Half Marathon, 10K & 5K upon crossing the finish line.