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The mission of the IMT Des Moines Marathon Running Club is to engage and support individuals actively participating in their own health and wellness.
The primary goal of the IMT Des Moines Marathon Running Club is to prepare and efficiently train club members for the IMT Des Moines Marathon and accompanying races throughout the year. Running Club objectives include group educational sessions, personal one-on-one guidance and weekly support through group running activities.
IMT Des Moines Marathon Running Club membership is open to individuals regardless of age or ability. Newcomers to the sport of running, jogging, or walking who are looking for an introduction to a running program are just as welcome as avid runners who have already completed a marathon or half marathon. If you have a desire to be active, become a more efficient runner and meet others… this is for you!
The IMT Des Moines Marathon Running Club is a member of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and is organized using principles laid out through the RRCA and utilizes an RRCA Certified Coaching Course of Instruction.
You don't need to have a specific running goal, or to be training for a specific race to join the IMT Des Moines Marathon Running Club. If you have a desire to meet others in a social running environment, with an emphasis on newer runners, this group is for you.
The IMT Des Moines Marathon Running Club is presented by Wellmark.
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The IMT Des Moines Marathon encourages you to consult a physician, physical therapist, and/or personal trainer if you are a beginning or intermediate runner/walker with aspirations of completing a 5K, half marathon, or marathon.
IMT Des Moines Marathon Running club membership is open to individuals regardless of age or ability. Newcomers to the sport of running, jogging, or walking who are looking for an introduction to a running program are just as welcome as avid runners who have already completed a 5K, half marathon, or marathon.
Don't let the word "running" scare you. The IMT Des Moines Marathon Running Club invites runners and joggers of all levels, as well as walkers, to join and participate in club activities.
Running Club Program Benefits
> Access to winter/spring & summer/fall Training Guides for the Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K.
> One-on-one advice and support from certified physical therapists, nutritionists and running coaches.
> Weekly long run support, which includes course and post run refreshments.
> Monthly Training Clinic informational sessions presented by the experts in the running field.
> 15% discount on running shoes at Scheels.
> Discounted individual or package session use in the HydroWorx pool at Walnut Ridge at Clive.
> Discounted race entry into IMT Des Moines Marathon endorsed races and special offers.
> VIP access to IMT Des Moines Marathon race weekend activities such as packet pick up, pasta dinner, baggage claim, restrooms, etc.
> Social interaction and support from like-minded individuals in a group setting.
> Weekly Running Club e-newsletter and private Running Club Facebook page.
> IMT Des Moines Marathon Running Cap.
Individual - $35
Individual with any IMT Des Moines Marathon race registration - $30
Family Membership offered to all members in the same household - $50
Family with IMT Des Moines Marathon race registrations - $45
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Once you register online, you will receive a confirmation message from getmeregistered.com. IMT Des Moines Marathon Running Club announcements are sent out to club members once a week. Your first name and email address will be added to the club contact list and you will begin receiving subsequent announcements and newsletters.
If you have signed up for a family membership and would like to have more than one member of the family receive announcements, please Contact Us with their first name and email address and they will be added to the club contact list.