The Building Blocks of Success

The Building Blocks of Success

One of my favorite quotes about the process and the grind of running and training comes from the great Track & Field Olympian Alexi Pappas. “Training is like building a sandcastle. Every grain of stand is important, even if you can’t see them all.” This is the...
Making the Most of Your Virtual Race

Making the Most of Your Virtual Race

Fall racing season is here, and the races we decided to stay committed to run virtual are fast approaching. We have done the training, put in the work, and we are ready to race! When we show up on race morning, it will look and feel different. And yet, we have a...
Official COVID-19 July Update

Official COVID-19 July Update

July 23, 2020 message from the race director. The IMT Des Moines Marathon continues to work closely with city and local public health officials involved in planning the IMT Des Moines Marathon race weekend. Our collective priority is the health and safety of...
Official COVID-19 June Update

Official COVID-19 June Update

June 18, 2020 message from the race director. The IMT Des Moines Marathon is scheduled to be held as planned. Within the past month, the mayor of Des Moines and the governor of Iowa have provided guidelines for the return of events that will allow for mass gatherings...