Run Iowa Challenge

Track your training for race day, engage with others, and unlock member rewards each month with the Run Iowa Challenge presented by Capital City Fruit – Home Delivery.

Unlock your Run Iowa Challenge presented by Capital City Fruit reward badges by uploading your training miles or hours: minutes each month as you prepare for the IMT Des Moines Marathon, IMT Des Moines Half Marathon, Bankers Trust Marathon Relay, or Principal 5K Road Race events.

Plan to sign-up for the Run Iowa Challenge in 2023!

Get Ready!

Any miles or minutes you run or walk outside your typical daily steps or routine count towards your monthly totals in the Run Iowa Challenge presented by Capital City Fruit – Home Delivery. For example, your current workout miles or minutes, a route to incorporate a walk in the park, or workouts on the treadmill. It all counts.

Complete your marathon, half marathon, marathon relay, or 5K Road Race training in a continuous single run/walk, just as you would in person on race day, and record your miles or minutes with each workout.

Follow customized IMT Des Moines Marathon training guides included with your membership.

Get Set!

Register for the IMT Des Moines Marathon, IMT Des Moines Half Marathon, Bankers Trust Marathon Relay, or the Principal 5K Road Race. Your race registration includes your Run Iowa Challenge presented by Capital City Fruit membership. Join us in 2023.

Go!

Manage your miles or hours: minutes each month through an app, watch, or your monthly tracker.

Please return to the Run Iowa Challenge presented by Capital City Fruit registration page at the end of each month and click on ‘Submit Monthly Total’ in your event category. Click here.

Run Iowa Challenge presented by Capital City Fruit membership includes:

  • Run Iowa Challenge members-only newsletter with exclusive partner deals.
  • Training plan with monthly miles or hours:minutes workout tracker.
  • A confirmation email of monthly miles or minutes uploaded with members-only offers.
  • Results page with event-specific monthly and cumulative miles or hours: minutes sorting.
  • Download Run Iowa Challenge presented by Capital City Fruit reward badges. Collect all FiVe!
  • Download a cumulative finisher certificate that refreshes with each month’s total.
  • Private Run Iowa Challenge Facebook Group access, live Q&A events, and promotions. #runiowa #imtdmm
  • Special offers from Capital City Fruit – Home Delivery.
  • Run Iowa Challenge SWAG at the DMOS Orthopaedic Sports & Fitness Expo on October 14 and 15.

For frequently asked questions related to the Run Iowa Challenge presented by Capital City Fruit, click here.

Capital City Fruit – Home Delivery

Official Produce Supplier of the IMT Des Moines Marathon and Presenting Sponsor for the Race Iowa Challenge. Capital City Fruit is a 73-year-old company located in Norwalk, Iowa. Capital City Fruit – Home Delivery provides fresh produce delivered directly to your door. Capital City Fruit – Home Delivery provides oranges and Bananas on-course at each fruit stand and the finish line. Learn more about the Capital City Fruit – Home Delivery. Learn 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.

Additional 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.