The annual Tulip Festival Road Race in Orange City, Iowa is a mainstay on the third weekend of May each year. The 2024 edition will feature a scenic Orange City route starting and ending downtown with the last stretch along the Tulip lined Central Avenue from Northwestern College, past the historic courthouse, and through the Dutch architecture and festival features while finishing next to the Windmill in Windmill Park.

2024 we will feature a 5k run/walk and a 1 mile fun walk. Both events will start at 8:05 am on May 18th on Arizona Avenue (new start line! near the park) The remainder of the course is the same as the previous 2023 edition. Dutch finisher awards as well as overall and age group awards will be given.  The race will be chip timed with a gun start. Participants can expect a t-shirt, fun race experience, and treats at the finish line.

2024 Road Race Registration information 

Registration includes t-shirt, cinch bag, finishers medal and a fun vibrant race day experience. REGISTER NOW

All participants should be checked in and ready as events begin at 8:05am. Line up will be at 7:55am for National Anthem

  • Awards shortly after 9am in Windmill Park
  • Top 3 overall male and female
  • Top 3 per age group
Age Groups:
  • 13 and under
  • 14-17
  • 18-22
  • 23-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+

Awards for 5k shortly after 9am in Windmill Park