IMT Des Moines Marathon 26.2, 13.1 & 5 Mile Virtual Race

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IMT Des Moines Marathon 26.2 & 13.1 Virtual Race

Be a part of the IMT Des Moines Marathon race experience, without actually having to be in Des Moines in person. Participate in the IMT Des Moines Marathon or Half Marathon virtually from anywhere in the world!

Athletes participating in the IMT Des Moines Marathon Virtual Race receive an IMT Des Moines Marathon race-in-a-box shipped directly to them featuring an official athlete track jacket, race number/bib, athlete goodies and finisher medal. Please note that race number/bib will be shipped prior to race weekend, while the remainder of the Virtual Race items will ship race weekend.

Join the IMT DMM 26.2 & 13.1 Virtual Race club event on Strava at: www.strava.com/clubs/imtdmm

Upload your photos and share your Instagram stories using the #imtdmm

Be sure to download the IMT DMM app to stay connected during your training and on race day.

Virtual Race Serves As Deferral Option

The IMT Des Moines Marathon is now offering the option to participate in the IMT Des Moines Marathon 26.2 & 13.1 Virtual Race following the race.

Can't join us in Des Moines in person on race day?

Already signed up for the marathon or half marathon and can't participate on race day due to unforeseen circumstances at the time of your registration?

Now you have the option to still receive credit for your race entry by transferring your registration and participating in the IMT Des Moines Marathon 26.2 & 13.1 Virtual Race.

Please note that a cut-off date may be introduced for participating in the IMT Des Moines Marathon Virtual Race based on participation to ensure each athlete receives the race amenities offered, including but not limited to the athlete track jacket and finisher medal.

Create Your Own Course

The IMT Des Moines Marathon 26.2 & 13.1 Virtual Race offers you the ability to participate in the race from virtually anywhere in the world. Complete a marathon or half marathon distance in a continuous, single run. Just as you would in person on race day. There is no 'course time limit'. Create a self-designed course or run an existing route on a road or paved trail.

Upload Your Results

First, register for the IMT Des Moines Marathon 26.2 & 13.1 Virtual Race. Note that this year, the IMT Des Moines Marathon 26.2 & 13.1 Virtual Race registration fees coincide with regular race registration rates. So, take advantage of early season pricing. Don't wait to sign up!

Prior to race day, you will receive your official Virtual Race race number/bib. You will then receive a race-in-a-box, including your official race track jacket, athlete goodies and finisher medal following the IMT Des Moines Marathon race weekend. Additional shipping rates apply.

Next, download the Strava app. Then, join the IMT Des Moines 26.2 & 13.1 Virtual Race Club. Upload your run in Strava to the IMT DMM 26.2 & 13.1 Race Club Event in order to record your results and to be included in the virtual race leader board and challenges.

Official Event Category Results

Your Strava race result will not show up on the Challenge Leaderboard unless you complete 13.1 miles (21.1 km) or 26.2 miles (42.2 km). To ensure you meet the Challenge goal, we recommend you run a small amount over 13.1 miles during your activity (about .5km / .3mi). This will give you a buffer in the event your activity distance is shortened after upload to Strava due to the cleanup of GPS irregularities.

Athletes who complete the IMT DMM 26.2 & 13.1 Virtual Race Strava Club Event will receive a digital finishers badge in their Trophy Case. Results must be uploaded no later than 48 hours following the completion of the race.

Race results will also be uploaded to the official IMT Des Moines Marathon race results at onlineraceresults.com with access to a finisher certificate for download.

Questions?

For event-related questions, please click on the *Contact the Organizers* button on the left-hand side of this page.


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