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Modifications and Adaptions

Modifications and Adaptions

Before discovering that I had 3 dislocated toes that would require surgery, I signed up for several 5ks…..and the 2018 IMT Des Moines Half Marathon. I didn’t want to miss out on this new hobby (racing) that I loved so much, and I also didn’t want to miss out on the...

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Meet Carissa

Meet Carissa

by Carissa Galloway, RDN We don’t know each other yet, but I’m Carissa, and I’m your race announcer for the IMT Des Moines Marathon race weekend and a Registered Dietitian. I’m also a runner and NOT a morning person. It’s ironic. Someone whose job and hobby require...

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Overcoming Setbacks

by Stefanie Harper The more races I entered, the more I developed an affinity for everything about the act of racing. I continued my habit of putting in miles at Grays Lake, desperate to turn myself from a walker into a runner. I never imagined that physical therapy...

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The Unconventional Athlete

The Unconventional Athlete

by Stefanie Harper You have to start somewhere. 9 years ago, I began a journey that is anything but ordinary or predictable. The start of my journey can be credited, in part, to the exhilaration I felt after completing my first 5k. As everything else related to my...

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A Race Gone Wrong

by Jamie Logan When January first hit, I was ready to move forward and away from 2020 as quickly as possible. I sat down with my calendar, set some big running goals, and made a detailed plan to achieve them. I had a marathon finishing time in mind, a solid plan to...

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Digital Images presented by Wolfe Eye Clinic

Des Moines, IA (May 12, 2021) – The IMT Des Moines Marathon is pleased to announce free digital images presented by Wolfe Eye Clinic for all athletes participating in the races this year. MarathonFoto, the official event photography provider for the IMT Des Moines...

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Jeff Galloway Returns to DSM

May 6, 2021 (Des Moines, IA) U.S. Olympian and author Jeff Galloway will bring his acclaimed “Running Master Class” running school to the 2021 IMT Des Moines Marathon weekend, organizers announced today. Jeff Galloway’s unique program has successfully guided more than...

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