DES MOINES, IOWA (May 31, 2023) — On Saturday, June 3, runners from across Iowa and around the country will again gather on the Saylorville Dam to take on the annual challenge of running to downtown Des Moines. The tradition, which began in 1980, will welcome nearly 4000 runners from 42 states for this especially unique point-to-point running event.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 21, 2022) — For the eighth year running, The Des Moines Turkey Trot will welcome runners from across the country for a Thanksgiving morning 5K, 5 Mile, and Tot Trot run in the heart of downtown. Nearly 5,000 runners from 37 states are expected to attend this year’s event which has been named one of the “Top Trot’s in the Country” by Runner’s World Magazine.