2019 Grand Blue Mile

Your Race. Your Pace. Your Mile.

Marking its 10th anniversary in 2019, the Grand Blue Mile was created by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield and the Drake Relays to encourage healthy habits and celebrate personal achievement. Since its founding in 2010, the Grand Blue Mile has hosted more than 30,000 participants representing 31 states, six countries, and four continents.

The acclaimed event brings friends and families together in the spirit of well-being through a one-mile street run in Downtown Des Moines suited for all ages and abilities. From recreational to competitive, there’s something for everyone at the Grand Blue Mile.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
GBM Setup
Setup guardrails, signage, blue carpet, etc. downtown for the Grand Blue Mile. *Requires some heavy lifting*
Afternoon Setup
1 Needed
Registration & Packet Pick-up
Assist with race-day packet pick up, distribution of shirts, and walk-up registration at the Athlete Services Tent.
3 Needed