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.

COVID-19 Update: Please note that as of August 3rd, all in-person races have been canceled.

For more information on the IMT Des Moines Marathon cancellation response, click here.

The IMT Des Moines Marathon Virtual Event experience is now open. For more information, and to register for the virtual event, click here.

Athletes competing in the virtual event anytime from October 16 through October 31 will receive:

  • SWAG including finisher medal, short-sleeve tech shirt, and race wrap. (shipped directly to each participant following the completion of the event).
  • Free download of the IMT DMM app, for details like virtual event information, starting your virtual race (capturing results), selfie filters, virtual goodies, runner playlist, and much more. Click here.
  • LiveTracking on the actual IMT Des Moines Marathon course, while you complete your virtual run distance… wherever you are.
  • Results page with personalized athlete bib, finisher certificate, and race results.
  • Interactive inspiration wall, social media channels, and virtual village giveaways.
  • In-ear audio Motigo experience for personal cheers and fun “course” entertainment on our run…wherever you are! Download the Motigo app. Click here
  • All registrants should read our terms and conditions and frequently asked questions.