The Decorah Rotary Club invites everyone to join us in the 5th Annual Loop de Loop Half-Marathon and 5K/10K Run-Walk to be held in Decorah, IA on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The starting location for the 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon, and Half-Marathon Relay will be adjacent to the Decorah Municipal Center on Claiborne Drive. Detailed information on the route, timing, registration details, and other useful items are available via the Online Loop de Loop Registration Form or the Mail-In Loop de Loop Registration Form using the top pink buttons provided above.
Please note the following staggered starting times for each event: 8:00 am - Half-Marathon Start 8:15 am - 10K Start 8:30 am - 5K Start
Proceeds from this event will be applied to the local, national, and international charitable efforts supported by the Decorah Rotary Club and Rotary International.
The run will be held on the renowned Trout Run Trail -- a 12-mile closed-loop recreation trail that completely circumnavigates the picturesque and historic northeast Iowa town of Decorah. The trail goes through and around Decorah and the surrounding Oneota Valley area, passing along the beautiful Trout Run, the Upper Iowa River, along former rail and road beds, and through public lands and private farmland. The trail offers expansive views of wooded valleys, limestone bluffs, and rare algific talus slopes unique to the area's karst topography, in addition to interesting sculptures and other artwork loc
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