Iowa Market to Market® Relay Register

Online Registration

Wow! Register Early Space is Limited for the Running Road Trip!

Market to Market® Relay Iowa is the running event people are talking about. The race sells out months in advance. Don't delay. Register now to secure a spot in the running road trip. Space is limited to only 350 teams.

Market to Market® Relay | Iowa

  • Race Day: Saturday May 13, 2017
  • Capacity: Limited to 350 teams
  • Public Registration Date: October 15th, 2016
  • Tier 1 Registration - $495
  • Deadline: November 18, 2016
  • Tier 2 Registration - $505
  • Deadline: December 16, 2016
  • Tier 3 Registration - $525
  • Deadline: January 13, 2017
  • Tier 4 Registration - $545
  • Deadline: February 17, 2017
  • Last Call Registration - $555
  • Deadline: April 5, 2017

Registration is Easy

  • What you need to get registered:
  • [1] Team captain registers online and needs to enter Phone Number, Email Address, Mailing Address and Credit Card Payment Information.
  • [2] We do not need a complete list of runners when you send in your entry. This information will be managed later using the Team Roster Tool.
  • [3] Begin recruiting your team!


Jefferson to Des Moines
Saturday May 13th, 2017

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2017 M2M Iowa
May 13, 2017

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Once your team captain has paid & registered for the race you can join their team.

Teammates if your captain sent you an invite email but you lost it, not worries. All you need to know is your team name. Just look up your team captain's name and find out the team name and then join a team.

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All registered teams are automatically registered as Standard Teams and will be strategically assigned to a start wave. A limited number of VIP Teams are available for upgrade purchase. VIP Teams are able to choose and guarantee their start wave and will also receive an awesome SWAG Package for their team. Team captains may upgrade to VIP during the registration process or at any time prior to 30 days from race day. Click here if your team is registered and wants to go for it!

The Swag

Sure the race alone is awesome, but what else do you get?

Nebraska Market to Market® Relay Swag

[1] Performance Race Gear

Greenlayer tech shirts for all runners

[2] Finisher Pint Glasses

For all runners to toast their team’s accomplishment

[3] Free Beer

Hey, you have to have something to fill up your pint glass! Limit one per runner. Must be 21 and show I.D.

[4] The Bag

Sweet assorted runner goods from our sponsors

[5] Vehicle Pride Sticker

A special gift for the team captain

[6] Winner Medals

A sweet shiny medal for all Division Award winners. Did we mention it doubles as a bottle opener?

[7] Post-Race Shindig Party

Just when you thought the day couldn’t get any better, it does.

Automatic Invites

If a race sells out, the following Automatic Entry criteria are the only exceptions that will allow a team to register for the race. Registrations must be received 31 days prior to race day and teams must meet the Final Roster Deadline.

  • - Teams with a team average 5K that is under 20 minutes. Teams will have to provide official results with 5K times or McMillan Running Calculator equivalent times to the race directors.
  • - Sponsors of the event receiving race entries as part of sponsorship package.
  • - Teams that won a divisional or contest award in that race the year prior and received an “automatic invite” as part of their awards.
  • - Teams that volunteered (8 or more volunteers) for 4 or more hours at that race the previous year and received an “automatic invite” as part of their compensation.
  • - Award winning teams in other Market to Market Relay races within a 12 month period. (ie, award winning Iowa Team would qualify for Nebraska).
  • - Run the Trifecta. Run both Iowa and Ohio and get an Automatic Invite into Nebraska.

Registration Policy

Age Restrictions

All runners under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign a waiver. Individuals under the age of 12 are not permitted to run in the Market to Market® Relay.


Team entry fees are non-refundable. Sorry, no exceptions. Any roster changes including captain or runner substitutions should be made via the online Team Roster Tool.

This policy stays in effect whether one of your runners is injured or you have an unexpected business or family emergency. Any inquiry regarding this policy will be directed back to this page.

Transferring Entries

The entry fee for this year's event is only transferable to next year's event for a $100 fee. A transfer request form and payment must be received more than 60 days prior to race day. Should your team make the transfer to next year’s event and not compete, 100% of your registration fee will be forfeited.

Transfers are not accepted and not permitted to next year’s event if race day is less than 60 days from the time of your transfer request. Any inquiry regarding this policy will be directed back to this page.

Weather or Dangerous Conditions Cancellation

Due to adverse weather or otherwise dangerous conditions, the event may be cancelled. In the event of cancellation under such circumstances, we are not able to provide refunds. However, team captains will be guaranteed entry into the following year’s Market to Market® Relay of the same location and will a receive 25% discount off of the following year’s team entry fee.

Roster Changes

Once you have registered for the race, your team captain will be emailed a link to the Team Roster Tool. From here your team captain will determine your team name and division and will also invite teammates. Once teammates are invited, they can login via the Team Roster Tool and complete or update their personal information including shirt size, 10k time and sign the online waiver.

Important Roster Deadlines

  • Preliminary Roster Deadline | February 2, 2017
  • Due:
  • Team Name
  • Division
  • Runner Names & Email Address
  • Packet Pickup Location
  • This deadline is used to make Wave Assignments, finalize Shirt Sizing and submit final Team Roster.
  • Final Roster Deadline | March 29, 2017
  • Due:
  • Accurate Individual 5k Times
  • Signed Online Individual Waivers
  • Estimated Team Finishing Time

  • NOTE: Teams with incomplete information or unsigned waivers after the published “Final Roster Deadline” will be considered INCOMPLETE, must pay a $50 fine and will have 7 days to regain COMPLETE status.
  • Late Roster Changes: After Final Roster Deadline
  • Teams needing to make a runner substitution after the Final Roster Deadline will be required to pay a $15 fee for each substitution. Late substitutions will not change your team’s Starting Wave or shirt sizing.

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