Individual Races

The IMT Des Moines Marathon has a race distance for you!

The October 14 to 16, 2022 IMT Des Moines Marathon registration opens on January 1, 2022. Join us!

IMT Des Moines Marathon & Half Marathon

It starts at 8:00 am on Sunday, October 16. Court Avenue District, 300 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Benefits Children’s Cancer Connection.

Each athlete receives an official race-specific bib assignment, 1/4 zip pullover, finisher medal, live race results, digital images, finisher certificate, post-race food, and more.

Bankers Trust Marathon Relay

It starts at 8:00 am on Sunday, October 16. Court Avenue District, 300 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Benefits Children’s Cancer Connection.

Each member of their 5-person completes an individual portion (leg) of the marathon course at defined Transition Areas. Segments consist of 4 miles, 6 miles, 4 miles, 6 miles, and 6.2 miles. All five team members may, and are encouraged to, cross the finish line together.

For more information on the Bankers Trust Marathon Relay, click here.

Each athlete receives an official race-specific athlete bib, 1/4 zip pullover, finisher medal, live race results, digital images, finisher certificate, post-race food, and more.

Principal 5K Road Race

It starts at 8:30 am on Sunday, October 16. Court Avenue District, 300 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Benefits Children’s Cancer Connection.

Partner your 5K registration with Special Olympics Iowa Unified Pairing program. An excellent opportunity for IMT Des Moines Marathon athletes to “partner up” with a Special Olympic athlete and participate in the 5K Road Race together. Click here.

Each athlete receives an official race-specific bib assignment, long-sleeve shirt, finisher medal, live race results, digital images, finisher certificate, post-race food, and more.

MercyOne Children’s Hospital Kids Run

Sunday, October 16. Court Avenue District, 300 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309. TBA

Benefits Children’s Cancer Connection.

Distances vary based on academic grade level; however, children may participate in the distance that is best suited for their personal development. TBA

Each child receives an official race-specific bib, participation item, finisher medal, post-race food, and more.

Accolades

BibRave lists the IMT Des Moines Marathon as one of The Decade’s Top 20 Marathons in the United States. Read more.

RaceRaves lists the IMT Des Moines Marathon & Half Marathon as the best in Iowa and the best in the Midwest. Read more.

Cityview Magazine lists the IMT Des Moines Marathon as the Best Local Running Event in Des Moines. Read more.

More Information

IMT Des Moines Marathon athlete registration fees structure. Click here.

To confirm your IMT Des Moines Marathon registration, click here.

To receive an additional copy of your IMT Des Moines Marathon confirmation message via email, click here.

All registrants should read our terms and conditions and frequently asked questions.