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2017 Des Moines Marathon, Half, & Relay

October 15, 2017


Des Moines Marathon, Half Marathon, and Relay

Des Moines Marathon Charity Team

If you’re not familiar with Iowa, don’t be fooled by its reputation as a quiet, rural state. Des Moines offers a beautiful course for its marathon series, with lots of entertainment, scenery, and fun. It’s one of the friendliest places to run for those who love to run, and those trying this whole running thing out for the first time. There is music, beer, and great food to be had on race day, as well a cheering fans and a very well organized event. This one is definitely worth checking off your list, and through Project Purple, you can do it for a cause with a low fundraising minimum.



  • Team gear
  • Guaranteed, race entry
  • Personal fundraising page and assistance
  • Training assistance
  • Money you raise goes toward the cause of beating pancreatic cancer



Raise: $500/full marathon fundraising minimum

Raise: $250/half marathon fundraising minimum


Des Moines Marathon Series


If you are interested in being considered for the 2017 Des Moines Marathon team, please fill out the application below. Please note that you will be asked to sign the application. This doesn’t guarantee you a spot on the team or oblige you to run on the team if you’re selected.

Having trouble with the application or have questions about this team? Please contact Chelsey Bunyer at



October 15, 2017
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