The Ugly Sweater Run

Grays Lake

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In a Nutshell

Clad in their ugliest holiday sweaters, participants chart a 5K course through streets and parks, refueling with hot chocolate every mile

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 23, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Voucher valid for 1 person only. All ages welcome; must be 21+ with valid photo ID to consume alcohol. Must sign waiver. Event is rain or shine. No storage space for valuables. Processing fee and cost of parking not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The holidays are a special time of year—families gather together, gifts are exchanged, and trees finally have a purpose. Celebrate the season with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $20 for one entry in The Des Moines Ugly Sweater Run (up to a $39 value)

On Saturday, November 23, The Ugly Sweater Run kicks off at 11 a.m. Clad in their gaudiest holiday finery, participants chart an untimed 5K course fueled by hot chocolate before officials dole out wacky awards. Each entry includes a custom vintage knit hat, unlimited hot chocolate, two hard ciders or lagers for runners age 21+, and a mustache; kids younger than 8 participate for free. Each guest is encouraged bring along a new toy to put under the race's huge Christmas tree and the haul is later donated to the local Toys for Tots chapter. For more information, see the race page.

Customer Reviews

I had a great time!
Jewel P. · November 25, 2013
Despite the cold, it was a really fun race. Might be even more fun at night with Christmas lights!
Micah C. · November 23, 2013
I would recommend it although I haven't been to it yet (I go this weekend, but I know it'll be great!)
Kysha V. · November 18, 2013
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    Grays Lake

    2121 Fleur Dr.

    Des Moines, IA 50321

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