Packet Pick-Up

Athletes will complete the final step of the registration process by picking up their athlete packet and confirming race details at packet pick-up. All events are free and open to the public.

Sports & Fitness Expo

Home to athlete packet pick-up and walk-up race registration for all of the IMT Des Moines Marathon races. The sports & fitness expo offers athletes and spectators an opportunity to celebrate the sport of running with like-minded individuals, while featuring the latest in active apparel, accessories, product innovations and adventure events.

Race number/bib assignments are sent to athletes by email on Friday, October 18. Race number/bib look up is available onsite at the expo.

All registered athletes are encouraged to pick up their own race own number/bib, athlete apparel and race packet.

Race packets will not be mailed to athletes. Race day packet pick-up is only offered to athletes who cannot attend packet pick-up due to emergency situations or are unable to have someone else pick up their athlete packet for them. If you need to have someone else pick up your athlete packet on your behalf, be sure that they are able to confirm all of your race details.

Friday, October 18 from 3:00 to 8:00 pm.

Saturday, October 19 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Iowa Events Center – Hall C, 730 3rd Street. Des Moines, IA 50309.

Speaker Series

The MidAmerican Energy Speaker Series offers informational and motivational presentations, meet & greet opportunities with special guests, and your chance to win some great prizes.

For a complete schedule check back soon.

Friday, October 18 from 3:00 to 8:00 pm.

Saturday, October 19 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Iowa Events Center – Hall C, 730 3rd Street. Des Moines, IA 50309.

Expo Activities

Be treated like a VIP and have the best race weekend experience possible. Add to your IMT Des Moines Marathon registration by selecting from these enhancement add-ons.

Lunch with Jeff
Saturday, October 19 at 11 am
Buzzard Billy’s (across from the Iowa Events Center). 615 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Join Jeff Galloway and other run-walk-run enthusiasts for a specially prepared lunch featuring carbo-loading fare with a Cajun influence and hear of stories of inspiration from America’s Running Coach. It’s a great chance to meet Jeff and ask any last-minute race day questions. Click here.

Dinner with Jeff
Saturday, October 19 at 6 pm
Renaissance Savery (host hotel headquarters). 400 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Join Jeff Galloway and other run-walk-run enthusiasts for a specially prepared dinner featuring carbo-loading fare and hear of stories of inspiration from America’s Running Coach. It’s a great chance to meet Jeff and ask any last-minute race day questions. Also attending this VIP meal will be members of myTEAM TRIUMPH, IMT Des Moines Marathon pro & elite athletes and members of the pace team, as well as run-walk-run enthusiasts from around the country. Click here.

Wow! Pasta Bus Tour
Friday, October 18 at 2 pm
Iowa Events Cetner (Scheels Sports & Ftiness Expo booth 701). 730 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Take a foodie tour of Des Moines for an unforgettable part of your race weekend! Join an executive coach filled with 25 other marathon enthusiasts on a 3-hour tour of Des Moines. On the Pasta Bus, you will see and learn about local attractions, history and neighborhoods. The tour route will cross several points along the race route and stop at three standout restaurants for pasta, and other delicious high carb foods. Click here.

Wow! Pasta Bus Tour
Saturday, October 19 at 2 pm
Iowa Events Cetner (Scheels Sports & Ftiness Expo booth 701). 730 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Take a foodie tour of Des Moines for an unforgettable part of your race weekend! Join an executive coach filled with 25 other marathon enthusiasts on a 3-hour tour of Des Moines. On the Pasta Bus, you will see and learn about local attractions, history and neighborhoods. The tour route will cross several points along the race route and stop at three standout restaurants for pasta, and other delicious high carb foods. Click here.

Exhibitors

Learn more about becoming an exhibitor at the Scheels Sports & Fitness Expo, and the opportunity to engage with more than 10,000 athletes and spectators by reserving your booth space. Click here.

The Iowa Events Center has many services available for exhibitors to help enhance your booth space. More information is available. Click here.