Individual Races

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

BibRave lists the IMT Des Moines Marathon as one of the Top 20 Marathons in the country with the Top 10 Medals & SWAG. Read more.

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

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

Saturday, October 16

5-Mile Run

The IMT Des Moines Marathon 5-Mile Run benefits Children’s Cancer Connection.

The IMT Des Moines Marathon 5-Mile Run is runner, walker, family, kid, and stroller-friendly… meaning that it is an all-inclusive event for everyone.

Each athlete receives an official race-specific bib assignment, short-sleeve shirt, live race results, finisher medal & finisher certificate, and more. Register opening soon

The IMT Des Moines Marathon 5-Mile Run starts at 8:00 am. Principal Park, 1 Line Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Sunday, October 17

Marathon

The IMT Des Moines Marathon benefits Children’s Cancer Connection.

The IMT Des Moines Marathon hosts the Road Runners Club of America State Championship in 2021.

Each athlete receives an official race-specific bib assignment, 1/4 zip pullover, live race results, finisher medal & finisher certificate, post-race party, and more. Register opening soon.

The IMT Des Moines Marathon starts at 8:00 am. Court Avenue District, 300 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Half Marathon

The IMT Des Moines Half Marathon benefits Children’s Cancer Connection.

Each athlete receives an official race-specific bib assignment, 1/4 zip pullover, live race results, finisher medal & finisher certificate, post-race party, and more. Register opening soon.

The IMT Des Moines Half Marathon starts at 8:00 am. Court Avenue District, 300 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Saturday, October 16 & Sunday, October 17

Virtual Race

The IMT Des Moines Marathon Virtual Race benefits Children’s Cancer Connection..

For more information on how the virtual race works, click here.

5-Mile Combo

Double your race experience by combining your IMT Des Moines Marathon 5-Mile Run on Saturday with your race of choice in the IMT Des Moines Marathon, IMT Des Moines Half Marathon, Principal 5K Road Race, or Bankers Trust Marathon Relay on Sunday.

Register for the IMT Des Moines Marathon 5-Mile Run, and for the Sunday race that you would like to participate in. You can add both races to your shopping cart before you proceed to check out. Or, you can register for one of the races, and then later register for the other race. You will automatically be included in the 5-Mile Combo. Register opening soon.

Each athlete receives a special 5-Mile Combo finisher medal charm, in addition to each of the race amenities offered.

Double your races. Double your hardware.

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