Faster than the Pastor - Des Moines

Saturday 21st October 2017

Raccoon River Park: 2500 Grand Ave W, West Des Moines, United States

Other endurance, Running, Distance running


  • Running-Philippians 3.14-3.16 - Individual Event Entry
  • Little Lambs Mad Dash - Individual Age group/open


Faster than the Pastor, A Journey to the Cross, is a fresh and relevant Christian community building, evangelization, and health advocacy initiative. An event created to bring together people of faith in a way that celebrates, exalts and proclaims the gospel – providing participants an opportunity to win a trip to the Holy Land*!  Events are walker, jogger, runner and stroller friendly.  We are NOT USATF certified, our Course is GOD certified –  not your typical 5K, our  event distances based on scripture. Faster than the Pastor - Des Moines, guiding scripture is Philippians 3:14. The event is a 3.14 mile journey.   All finishing participants receive unique swag and a prayerful, uplifting gracious atmosphere. 

FTTP Event

$29.95 through Oct 8th

$34.95 Oct 9th – event day

Little Lambs Mad Dash

$10.00 throught Oct 8th

$15.00 Oct 9th - event day

Family registration is $125, for a primary family of 5 or more and is only available in paper format – registration can be found at or register on race day in person.

Check out the SPIRIT APPAREL store inside the Athletes Village!  There will be a variety of Catholic apparel items ranging in price from $3.50 to $125.00.

Event details and schedule

Packet Pick up - Friday, Oct 20th 4:30-7:30pm

Raccoon River Park  2500 Grand Ave W., West Des Moines, Iowa 

Event Day: 

Faster than the Pastor - Des Moines start - 8:30am

Little Lambs Mad Dash start time - 10:00am


Race cancellation and weather policy:
 Events may be delayed, shortened or in rare circumstances cancelled, in the event of inclement weather including lightening, wind, heat, snow, or the threat of imminent severe weather which may harm or injure participants, staff, set up crew and bystanders. Event time frame includes setup, race and tear down. All possible attempts will be made to contact those involved by email, website and social media. No refunds or transfers allowed.

Organised by

Anderson Race Management

4047 Camberwell Dr. N, Saint Paul

Phone: 111-111-1111

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