Saturday, May 20, 2023 @ 8:00 AM

Death by 5k Waterloo

3659 Wyth Road

waterloo, IA 24 Hour Challenge

This Event Took Place Sat. May 20, 2023

Death by 5k Waterloo

Death by 5k is coming back to Waterloo for year 2!

Think you have what it takes to finish the Death by 5k challenge?

Taking place at beautiful George Wyth State Park, Death by 5k requires participants to run (or walk) ten 5ks over 24 hours, starting each 5k 2.5 hours apart. (8 am, 1030 am, 1 pm, 330 pm, 6 pm, 830 pm, 11 pm, 130 am, 4 am, 630 am)

Race HQ will be the Canfield Shelter and the course will be an out and back on the Cedar Valley Lakes Trail (paved)

There will be 5 meals, each including hot food, served over the course of the event. Meal times will be 830a, 130p, 630p, 1130p, and 420a. There will also be plenty of snack food and drinks available throughout the event. You will not go hungry or thirsty at a RunStrong Event

Participants can spend time between 5ks in a camping tent, hammock, under a pop up tent, or in their vehicles.

Participants will receive an event shirt, along with other event swag. Finishers will receive one of the coveted handmade finisher's coffin.

Initial registration will be limited to 120 participants. After that, a waitlist will be opened. Additional participants may be selected if slots are opened.

Death by 5k takes place in various locations including Little Rock, Memphis, Jackson MS, Birmingham, AL and more locations coming in 24-25. Visit to learn more!

Event's current local time: 1:40 PM CT


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