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 Scheels 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 via email on Friday, October 16. Race number/bib lookup 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 16, from 3:00 to 8:00 pm.

Saturday, October 17, 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 sample schedule from 2019, click here.

Friday, October 16; from 3:00 to 8:00 pm.

Saturday, October 17; from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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


Learn more about becoming an exhibitor at the Scheels Sports & Fitness Expo, and the opportunity to engage with more than 13,000 athletes and spectators by reserving your booth space at the Iowa Events Center. Don’t delay reserving your booth location, as last year’s event sold out! Click here.

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