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Wellmark YMCA Red Flannel Run

Wellmark YMCA Red Flannel Run

The Wellmark YMCA’s 34th annual Red Flannel Run is Saturday, February 11th in downtown Des Moines. All proceeds help make healthy living accessible through the YMCA’s financial assistance program. Sponsored by the awesome people at Scrap Processors Inc., Holmes Murphy & Associates, Northwest Bank, RDG Planning & Design, iElectrical, LLC, ARAG, Kinetic Edge, Lawmark Capital, Plymouth Church, True Roots Chiropractic, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, La Mie, and Regenexx, the Red Flannel Run is the longest, consecutively produced race in the Des Moines area with a 5K and 10K option. What began as a couple of guys without dates on Valentine’s Day has grown to a community wide event of do-gooders dressed up in red flannel attire to raise awareness of the Wellmark YMCA and its mission of building community through healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility. For more information, go to

Embrace the cold. Run the race. Support the cause.

Packet Pick up
Wellmark YMCA in the Cafe (take a left as soon as you walk in the front entry)
501 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

February 10th 3:30-7:15 pm and February, 11th 6:30-8:30 am

Race Day Parking:
5th street between Grand Ave and Watson Powell will be closed. However you will be able to get to the 5th street parking garage until 8:30am. Please come from Grand Ave heading north to the garage parking.


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