Mayor's Run for the Trails 5K 2023 + Kids Fun Run

Sat August 12, 2023 Johnston, IA 50131 US Directions


Kids Fun Run - 100 meters

8:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT

Kids Fun Run - 0.62 Miles

8:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT

Mayor's Run for the Trails 5K

8:15AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT


6300 Pioneer Parkway
Johnston, IA US 50131


The registration fee includes a short-sleeve dri-fit t-shirt. If you register after 7/30/23, your shirt size is not guaranteed. We will do our best to increase shirt sizes in quantities before the order is placed to accommodate runners. We apologize in advance if you order a shirt after July 30th and we no longer have that size available. The 5K walk and Kids Fun Runs will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the 5K Run at 8:15 a.m. View (PDF) the map of the race. 

5K Registration Fees:

  • Before 7/30/23: $30
  • 7/31/23-8/5/23: $35
  • 8/6/23-8/12/23: $40

Kids Fun Runs Registration Fees:

  • Before 7/30/23: $10
  • 7/31/23 - 8/12/23: $15

Age groups for the fun runs:

  • 100-meter kids fun run: ages 2-5
  • 0.62 around the lake: ages 6-10

Chip Timing: Each 5K participant will have their run/walk chip timed. Course Maps: Maps for the 5K and kid's fun runs are posted below.

Packets: We encourage participants to pick up their packets on Friday, Aug. 11, from 4-6 p.m. at Fitness Sports, Johnston. If you are unable to pick them up on Friday, packets will be available on race morning. 

Athlete Swag: T-shirts and medals will be provided for the runners. 

Food: Fareway will be providing the after-race food. 

Photos: Photos will be taken during the event of the runners. We encourage you to take a selfie and tag us using #MayorsRunforTrails2023.

Prizes by Age Group: Prizes for top females and males will be awarded to the following age groups:

  • 19 and under
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

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