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Registration for the 2021 virtual Grand Blue Mile is open

Reserve your spot at the virtual starting line for just $10 and receive a commemorative t-shirt, race bib and Grand Blue Mile at-home fun pack, all shipped directly to your door!

Please note: only participants registered by April 9 are guaranteed to receive their packet in advance of the virtual run from April 17-25*


*Applies to residents of the contiguous United States

Bulldog Double

Go the extra mile and complete the Drake Road Races 5K, 10K or half-marathon in addition to the virtual Grand Blue Mile to earn a limited edition medal, bragging rights, and the respect of Spike, Griff and Bulldogs everywhere! Learn more and register for the Drake Road Races here.

Set the Pace for your community!

Live in Iowa or South Dakota? Take the Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield Set the Pace Challenge and register for the virtual Grand Blue Mile for the chance to win a $10,000 award for a project that promotes health in your community, like a park, playground or trail! The Iowa and South Dakota communities with the highest rate of participation by population win. Check back often to see who has moved into the lead!

Iowa South Dakota
1. Stanton (51573) 1. Sioux Falls (57107)
2. Columbus Junction (52738) 2. Veblen (57270)
3. Bloomfield (52537) 3. Bruce (57220)
4. Denver (50622) 4. Canton (57013)
5. Altoona (50009) 5. Baltic (57003)

Updated 4/16/21