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IMT Des Moines Marathon
October 20, 2024
Des Moines, IA
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About The IMT Des Moines Marathon
The IMT Des Moines Marathon, scheduled for October 20, 2024, in Des Moines, Iowa, is an exhilarating half marathon race that promises runners an unforgettable experience. As a passionate half marathon runner myself, I can attest that this race is a must-do for any avid runner looking to challenge themselves and achieve new personal bests.
Nestled in the heart of Des Moines, this race showcases the city’s vibrant atmosphere and stunning scenery. Des Moines, often referred to as the “Hartford of the West,” boasts a rich culture and history, offering runners a glimpse into the city’s significant contributions to arts and architecture. Fun facts about Des Moines include its famous Farmers Market, which is the largest in the Midwest, and its nickname, “The Slightly East, Way West City.”
The weather in Des Moines during October is perfect for running, with moderate temperatures averaging between 50F (10C) and 65F (18C). The crisp autumn air fills your lungs as you traverse through the picturesque streets, colorful foliage, and the famous High Trestle Trail Bridge, providing stunning views of the Des Moines River.
But here’s the cherry on top: as you cross the finish line, imagine the exhilaration and satisfaction you’ll feel when you’re welcomed by a cheering crowd of locals, volunteers, and fellow runners. The spectators’ contagious energy will propel you to the finish, as your heart swells with pride in your accomplishment. So, lace up your running shoes, embrace the challenge, and get ready to make unforgettable memories at the 2024 IMT Des Moines Marathon! Remember, the only limits you have are the ones you set for yourself. Let’s conquer this race together!