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Decorah Loop de Loop

Sat September 30 2017
Location: Decorah, IA US 52101 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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Event Time Price Details
8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
8:15AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
8:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
400 Claiborne Drive
Decorah, IA US 52101
Date and Time:  The Loop de Loop 5K, 10K and half-marathon will be held Saturday September 30, 2017.  The races will begin at 8:00am with staggered start times for each race.
8:00am – half-marathon
8:15am – 10K
8:30am – 5K
The starting line will be located at the Decorah High School Baseball field on Claiborne Drive. Due to the charitable purposes of this event, unfortunately we are unable to provide refunds of registration fees in the event the race is cancelled.
Registration:  Early registration for the 5K and 10K run/walk is $25 and can be completed online ( or mailed to Loop de Loop PO Box 442 Decorah, IA 52101.  Early registration ends 5:01 PM on Friday, August 18. After that time the 5K and 10K registration fees will be $30 until Friday, September 15, after which time they will be $35.00.
Youth registration of $15 is for entry into all race events.
Half-marathon registration, which can also be completed online, is $55 for early registration thru Friday, August 18, $65 through September 15 and $75 after September 15.
Runners who wish to run as a relay may do so for the half-marathon.  Cost for a team is double the entry fee and may consist of up to four runners.  Each runner will get a dry wick style t-shirt and one timing chip bib number will be issued which will be handed off between runners along the course.  Teams can choose however they wish to split the race up.  One waiver will be submitted per team with the team captain’s signature waiving liability for all team members. Teams will need to indicate the number of T-shirts needed by listing the number next to each size on the registration form.
T-Shirts will be mailed for all registrations received after September 15, 2017
Pre-registrations and online registrations will close at midnight, September 19.
Registration is available during packet pick-up.
Timing: This race will be timed using a disposable timing chip option. A small chip will be placed on the back of the race number. The chip is completely disposable so once you cross the finish line, you can immediately head for the post race activities.
Course:  The course for the half-marathon and 5K and 10K will start just off Claiborne Drive near the Decorah High School baseball field.  The half marathon will then proceed to the Trout Run Trail which is a closed loop path winding its way through the countryside on the outskirts of Decorah. The 5K and 10K will follow a flat course near the Upper Iowa River.  Both races will finish at the start line. Please see link for maps and elevations.
Courses will close and services discontinued after a 15 minute per mile pace for all races.
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