The IMT Des Moines Marathon

IMT DES MOINES MARATHON

Dates

OCTOBER 16, 2022

Closing Line

GET MOVING, IOWA!

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"Fantastic race, beginning to end.
I will absolutely be back to run this race
again and again!"
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"The hospitality, scenic course
and race amenities make this a
world-class race for sure!"
MyTeam Triumph
"Amazing event!
The course displays a lot of Des Moines
and is lined with spectators throughout."
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"I can think of only a handful of times when I've posted five stars across the board.
In this case, I would have considered six."
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"It should be on every marathoner’s to-do list,” Jeff Galloway, U.S. Olympian
and America's Running Coach.
I-35 Challenge
"I'd recommend this race
to any and to all.
The I-35 Challenge makes Iowa
a great option for 50 State clubs."
Ricarrdo
"An overall great race!
Thanks to all of the volunteers who were cheering.
That support was amazing!"
kids-run
"The IMT Des Moines Marathon knows how to celebrate the sport of running ...
for all ages!"
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IN THE NEWS

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Never look back; you’re not going in that direction

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Take the Run Iowa Challenge

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It’s More Than a Medal

It’s More Than a Medal

I know there has been controversy the last few years about giving a participation trophy to every young member of a sports team. I can understand both sides of the discussion, but the medals hanging on my wall are not “participation trophies.” They are much more than...

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CONTACT US

For more information about the Des Moines Marathon, including sponsorship opportunities, don't hesitate to contact Chris Burch at 515-288-2692 or via email at info@desmoinesmarathon.com.