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Des Moines St. Paddy’s Marathon

March 18, 2023

Des Moines, IA

Celebrate St. Paddy's Day in style! Join us for the Des Moines St. Paddy's Marathon on 18 March, 2023. Conquer the 13.1 mile course and join in the post-race festivities. Don't miss it!
Celebrate St. Paddy's Day in style! Join us for the Des Moines St. Paddy's Marathon on 18 March, 2023. Conquer the 13.1 mile course and join in the post-race festivities. Don't miss it!
Participants run the half marathon Des Moines St. Paddy’s Marathon in Des Moines, Iowa in March!
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About The Des Moines St. Paddy’s Marathon

The Des Moines St. Paddy’s Marathon on 18 March, 2023 is a great opportunity for runners of all levels to experience the unique beauty of Iowa’s capital city. The 13-mile route takes you through some of the most stunning parts of Des Moines including historic neighborhoods, green parks and lush countryside. Runners will enjoy views of the downtown skyline and picturesque rivers as they make their way through this challenging course.

The typical weather in March can be unpredictable but there are usually mild temperatures with plenty of sunshine during race day making it an ideal event for running throughout the year. Plus, since it’s a half marathon, runners don’t have to worry about too much long distance training ahead of time!

As for the crowds that line up along the streets cheering on participants – they are always full of energy and enthusiasm which makes this race even more special! There is something magical about running in such a supportive atmosphere that makes crossing that finish line extra satisfying.

In addition to all these great features, there are also several other reasons why you should sign up for this event; such as its well-organized pre-race registration system, timing chips at every mile marker so you can accurately track your progress during the race; post-race refreshments provided by local restaurants; plus live music performances from bands playing traditional Irish tunes throughout the duration – adding to its festive atmosphere! All these touches really bring out everyone’s inner leprechaun while they take part in this amazing event!

Overall I highly recommend signing up for this half marathon if you’re looking for an unforgettable experience in one beautiful city – Des Moines St Patrick’s Marathon is definitely one not to miss out on!