Archive for: August, 2016

Energy and Rehydration Gels: To Bean or Not to Bean

The other day I was standing in line at a sporting goods store, enjoying a quiet moment away from the kids and actually shopping ALONE (you parents know what I am talking about!). In addition to drooling over the new Brooks Ghosts in the hands of the woman in line ahead of me, to my…

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Trails? Pavement? Treadmills? Tracks? Where do you prefer to train?

As some of us start training for the IMTDMM full, the half, or other distances, we must also start to think about where to run. Not just where geographically (we all know our regular running routes can get redundant and boring after awhile) but it is also important to think about which types of surface your…

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Start Corrals – New This Year!

Everybody Line Up! IMT Des Moines Marathon and Half Marathon athletes will be assigned to a specific start corral based on their expected finish time at this year’s race.  Start corrals are assigned at the time of race registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Start Corral          Half Marathon                  Capacity               Marathon                            Capacity…

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