Race Day

Race Details | Saturday, April 19, 2025

57th Annual Drake Road Races

Wave Start
Athletes in the Half Marathon and the 10k will start at 7:30 a.m. followed by those competing in the 5k at 7:45 a.m

Start Line
The start line for the Drake Road Races is located on Forest Avenue at the footsteps of historic Drake Stadium.

Finish Line 
All race distances finish inside the stadium on the iconic Blue Oval! As you enter the stadium you will be welcomed in by the current voice of America's Athletic Classic, Mike Jay. Enjoy your finish on this world famous track that has hosted Olympians, World Record Holders and now YOU!

Event Location
Drake Stadium
2719 Forest Ave , Des Moines, IA, 50311, US