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...

What a Weekend

What a weekend! First off, I want to thank Chris Burch and the thousands of volunteers and staff that make the IMT Des Moines Marathon weekend what it is. The past couple of years it has been a great honor to be a part of this event and I can’t begin to thank everyone...
Favorite IMT Half Marathon Moments

Favorite IMT Half Marathon Moments

The IMT Des Moines Marathon races just do not disappoint. From the perfect weather to the nice course to the great post-race party, this year was no different. Here are a few of my favorite moments in reverse order, finish to the start: Photo credit: Ken Sherman ...

Six Months Out

Boy..oh boy…what a winter this one has been. I can’t remember the last winter in the past 15 years where I haven’t wanted to be outside as much as this winter. Polar vortex…bipolar vortex…whatever you want to call it, I think we can agree on one thing…IT SUCKED!!! And...