Race Day Partners
Please help the Des Moines Marathon in thanking all of our sponsors by using and promoting their products and services whenever possible.
MarathonFoto, located in Fairfield, Iowa, is the leader in capturing race day marathon images is official race photography company of the IMT Des Moines Marathon.
While many things have changed about the marathon industry, one thing has remained constant. MarathonFoto continues to be the premier name in event photography. In the business for the past three decades, MarathonFoto has grown and changed to meet the needs of you, the runner.
Waste Management is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America.
They are strongly committed to a foundation of financial strength, operating excellence and professionalism.
Drawing on their resources and experience, Waste Management actively pursues projects and initiatives that benefit the waste industry, the communities they serve and the environment.
Waste Management works to make a positive difference for the environment in every aspect of its business.
GU Energy Gel
GU Energy Gel provides athletes with a dose of 100 calories to deliver high-quality, easily-digested and long-lasting energy for athletes in every sport and at all levels. Everything inside each packet of GU is engineered to do one simple thing: provide your body with the essential nutrition it needs to keep going for miles and miles and hours and hours. It goes down easy, and it goes to work fast so you don't have to slow down.
GU Energy Gels offer an optimal blend of carbohydrates, the proprietary GU amino blend, and a full serving of Vitamin C & E. Oh yeah, did we mention taste? GU Energy Gel has the time-tested consistency and delicious taste that athletes have come to expect from the original energy gel. GU should be consumed 15 minutes before and then every 45 minutes thereafter.
Willis Auto Campus
At the Willis Auto Campus we endeavor to maintain a tradition of automotive excellence and service leadership built upon the principle of treating each customer like a guest in our home. The Willis Auto Campus offers the discriminating driver a true selection of quality vehicles, while providing the professional service that is expected and deserved.
We strive everyday to meet or exceed your automotive needs to your complete satisfaction. That’s our promise to you. That’s the Willis Difference.
BIKEIOWA is the number one interactive cycling site in the state of Iowa that keeps bikers informed on rides, news advocacy and other events. The ability to post your own rides, news, classifieds and forum discussions on the Bike Iowa website lends to a very interactive experience amongst the bikers.
BIKEIOWA is dedicated to keeping Iowa cyclists up-to-date on:
Upcoming Rides and Events, News, RAGBRAI info, Iowa Racing, Trail and Bike Lane Information, and Advocacy and Legislative issues.
Central Iowa ARES®
Home of the American Radio Relay League, the Central Iowa Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) returns to provide communication services for the IMT Des Moines Marathon on behalf of the National Association for Amateur Radio.
This volunteer network of radio operators will be stationed at key points along the race course that includes tracking lead runners, aid stations, first aid stations, tracking the tail runners/walkers and keeping the IMT Des Moines Race Committee in touch with one another throughout the day.
Des Moines University
The Des Moines University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is providing complimentary physical therapy services to facilitate recovery for athletes following the IMT Des Moines Marathon & Half Marathon.
Third year Des Moines University Doctor of Physical Therapy students in conjunction with staff physical therapists from Des Moines University will be providing post race services including stretching, soft tissue mobilization and release, ice massage, posture and flexibility screening, and stretching and strengthening advice.
Iowa Pork Producers Association
The Iowa Pork Producers Association is an industry inclusive organization whose mission is to provide a unified voice to promote and educate for a sustainable, socially responsible, profitable and globally competitive pork industry.
The Iowa Pork Producers serves as a unified voice for Iowa's pork producers. The IPPA is a grassroots organization that consists of over 80 structured county associations across the state, with over 5000 affiliated and associate members. Every producer, regardless of size, has a voice in the IPPA through a county-elected delegate system.
Recpies and cooking/nutritional information.
Personal Best Massage
Massage speeds recovery time by flushing wastes from muscles and stretching to improve mobility. Strokes are designed to flush toxins and stretching is done to aid in recovery and flexibility. Licensed therapists experienced in soft tissue work will tailor their techniques to the runner's needs. Sign in after the race for a 10-minute massage on a "first come-first served" basis.
Free race day massages will be available at the finish line from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. sponsored by Personal Best Massage.