Training Guides are an exceptional tool for the first-timer to the experienced athlete. Knowing when to run and how much to run can help keep your training plans on course.

Run Iowa Challenge

Want a fun way to earn rewards for actively participating in your health & wellness? Sign-up for the Run Iowa Challenge presented by Capital City Fruit – Home Delivery. Unlock Run Iowa Challenge reward badges by uploading your miles or hours:minutes each month as you train for the IMT Des Moines Marathon, IMT Des Moines Half Marathon, Bankers Trust Marathon Relay, or the Principal 5K Road Race. Learn more.

Marathon

IMT Des Moines Marathon Training Guide. Click here.

Add the IMT Des Moines Marathon training guide to your google calendar. Click here.

Half Marathon

IMT Des Moines Half Marathon Training Guide. Click here.

Add the IMT Des Moines Half Marathon training guide to your google calendar. Click here.

I-35 Challenge

Garmin Kansas City and IMT Des Moines Marathon or Half Marathon Training Guide. Click here.

Add the I-35 Challenge training guide to your google calendar. Click here.

Marathon Relay

Bankers Trust Marathon Training Guide. Click here.

Add the Bankers Trust Marathon Relay training guide to your google calendar. Click here.

5K Road Race

Developing a 5K Plan. Click here.

Principal 5K Road Race Training Guide. Click here.

Add the Principal 5K Road Race training guide to your google calendar. Click here.

ALS Benefits of Walking Click here.

Jeff Galloway

The IMT Des Moines Marathon partners with U.S. Olympian and America’s Running Coach, Jeff Galloway, to provide you with the following Run-Walk-Run® methods designed specifically by Jeff for YOU:

Jeff Galloway – IMT Des Moines Marathon Training Guide. Click here.

Jeff Galloway – IMT Des Moines Half Marathon Training Guide. Click here.

Jeff Galloway – I-35 Challenge Training Guide. Click here.

The IMT Des Moines Marathon encourages you to consult a physician, physical therapist, or personal trainer if you are a beginning or intermediate runner/walker aspiring to complete the IMT Des Moines Marathon for the first time. For additional resources, visit the Capital Striders, the official run club and training partner of the IMT Des Moines Marathon. Click here.