Loop de Loop

5K, 10K and 1/2 Marathon Registration


2014 Loop de Loop Information

Date and Time: The Loop de Loop 5K, 10K and half-marathon will be held Saturday September 27, 2014. The races will begin at 8:30 am. The starting line will be located at the Decorah High School Baseball field on Claiborne Drive. Due to the charitable purposes of this event, we unfortunately 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 4:01 PM on Tuesday, July 1. After that time the 5K and 10K registration fees will be $30 until Monday, September 1, after which time they will be $35.00.

Half-marathon registration, which can also be completed online, is $55 for early registration thru July 1, $65 through September 1 and $75 after September 1.

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 captainís 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.
No T-Shirts are guaranteed for registrations after September 1, 2014

Timing: This race will be timed utilizing AMB I.T. timing system to obtain accurate and quick results. No other timing chip may be worn. All Participants will be issued a timing chip bib number for use during the event.

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.
www.decorahrotary.org

Awards: Medals will be presented to all half-marathon and relay finishers.
5K and 10K medal to age group winners. Age Groups: 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-45, 46-59 and 60+.

Packet Pick-up: Racers may pick up their race packets at City Hall From 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday before the race or the morning of the race from 6:30-8:00am. The city hall is located at 400 Claiborne Drive but you will enter the front of the building located on the Heivly Street side of the building.

Aid stations and refreshments: Racers may pick up their race packets at City Hall From 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday before the race or the morning of the race from 6:30-8:00am. The city hall is located at 400 Claiborne Drive but you will enter the front of the building located on the Heivly Street side of the building.

Questions or Concerns: Questions and concerns about the race may be directed to decorahloopdeloop@gmail.com.

Questions and information about the Decorah community, lodging and general visitor information may be directed to info@visitdecorah.com or www.visitdecorah.com

Online registration is over, but you can still register at the City Hall during packet pick-up times from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday or the morning of the race from 6:30-8:00am.