Yippee-Ki-Yay Trail Races


Oct 22, 2022 at 8:00 AM

Yippee-Ki-Yay Trail Races

Iowa West Foundation Trail Head Park

Council Bluffs IA, 51503


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Entry Fee $80
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $105
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 13.1M
  • 50K
  • 5M

Type: Ultra

Participant Limit: 300

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 90%

First Year of the Event: 2020

Men's Record: 3:59:56

Masters Men Record: 3:59:56

Women's Record: 4:08:33

Masters Women Record: 4:08:33


Come join us for exciting year 3 of the Yippee-Ki-Yay 50K, Half Marathon and 5mile races on Saturday, October 22, 2022 starting at 8am in Council Bluffs, IA.  All races will take place on the gorgeous Wabash Trace Nature Trail starting and finishing at the Iowa West Foundation Trail Head Park. You will have your choice of running a 5mile, Half Marathon or 50K Ultra Marathon. Unique to the area this Rails to Trail Course will be a great choice for those hoping to add an Ultra Marathon to their race resume or try to run a personal best time on the #1 fastest avg. finisher 50K couse in the state of Iowa 2 years in a row.  With the countryside views of the Heartland our Half Marathon event has become a quick favorite to many!  After you’ve crossed the finish line wrap up your race day with some great eats.  Reserve your spot today because the field will be limited to just 300 runners and this event will be one that you will absolutely not want to miss!


Race event photo
Race event photo


Past Event Dates

Held on Oct 23, 2021

Held on Oct 24, 2020

Event Results

View 2021 Results

View 2020 Results