A DOSE OFFREEDOM

JUNE.23.2018
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+ THE MISSION

IT'S ALL FOR
THE TROOPS.

Run4Troops was created 10 years ago to support those who serve. As patriots of America, we are proud to honor our men and women in uniform by donating all proceeds to support Tri-State Military – past, present and future. Hoorah!

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS

Celebrating 10 years of Run 4 Troops

Whether you’re an elite runner looking to qualify for Boston, a weekend Marathon Maniac, or just getting off the couch to do your first 5k as a part of a relay team, there’s something for everyone.

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Celebrating 10 years of Run 4 Troops“A wonderful destination race, for a good cause, well worth the journey for an out of towner.”– K.B., Colorado Springs
+ IMPACT THAT MATTERS

More than just a marathon. Run4Troops is about a cause much greater than ourselves. We attract racers in from all across the country to generate awareness for the men and women in uniform, raising thousands of dollars for local military while we're at it.

$125,000+

RAISED TO HELP MILITARY FAMILIES

44 STATES

REPRESENTED BY R4T PARTICIPANTS

5,000+

PARTICIPANTS IN R4T SINCE 2009

9 COUNTRIES

REPRESENTED BY R4T PARTICIPANTS

OUR VALUES

PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN

HONOR THE FALLEN

SUPPORT THOSE WHO FIGHT

SERVE THEIR FAMILIES

Group of runners get ready at Run 4 Troops in Dubuque Iowa Runner carries the American Flag during the Run 4 Troops marathon
+ THE COURSE

THE PERFECT IOWA COURSE.

Explore Iowa's beauty with this point-to-point marathon that spans along the Upper Midwest’s most scenic all-season trail from Dyersville to Dubuque, IA. From start to finish, you'll be showered with support and hospitality from some of the friendliest Midwesterners this side of the Mississippi.

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02:44:43
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03:03:06
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You'll be sure to PR this fast, gently sloping course. This old railroad course in praire country is set in deep, rugged woodlands sure to keep you shaded from the summer sun. On your run you'll enjoy the serenity of numerous river outlooks, sheer limestone bluffs, and old railroad artifacts. Best of all, your knees will be thanking you after spending nearly 26.2 miles on a crushed-limestone surface.

Not the marathon type? No problem! Grab your family and friends and run the race in teams of 2-12 people. With 6 checkpoints varying in distance from 3.4 to 6.6 miles, you can enjoy this race without the intense marathon training regime.

+ DESTINATION DUBUQUE

MAKE IT A RACE WEEKEND.

Extend your race weekend and explore where Iowa started. Enjoy the local jaw-dropping seasonal attractions, delicious local eateries, and something new around every corner. Whatever it is you want to do while relaxing post run, Dubuque can take you there.

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+ THE SPONSORS

STRONGER TOGETHER.

An event like Run4Troops doesn’t happen without the endless support of our community partners. Whether through donation, volunteering, or by participating - our sponsors are a big reason why Run4Troops is what it is today.

Celebrating 10 years of Run 4 Troops“Inspired, dedicated, and impactful. This is a great organization and we couldn't be prouder to be part of it.”– Gigantic Design