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IMT Des Moines Marathon Announces Details of Event in October

14 Oct, 2021


Besides the IMT Des Moines Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K Road Race, the twentieth running instance features the DMOS Orthopaedic Sports & Fitness Expo and MidAmerican Energy Speaker Series, Bankers Trust Marathon Relay, MercyOne 5-Mile Run & 1-Mile Walk, and MercyOne Children’s Hospital Kids Run events the weekend of October 15 to 17, 2021.

For more information on the IMT Des Moines Marathon or register for any of the races, visit the website at www.desmoinesmarathon.com, email info@dessmoinesmarathon.com, or call 515.288.2692.    

The IMT Des Moines Marathon is pleased to announce free digital images presented by Wolfe Eye Clinic for all athletes participating in the races this year.

MarathonFoto, the official event photography provider for the IMT Des Moines Marathon, estimates they will take over 65,000 digital images throughout the race weekend. Athletes will receive multiple high-resolution impressions of their in-person race day accomplishment, thanks to Wolfe Eye Clinic, which allows for downloads and shares across major social media channels. 

“Giving back to Iowan’s is such an important part of our core mission at Wolfe Eye Clinic, and a partnership of this magnitude with the IMT Des Moines Marathon was a perfect fit. We are excited to cheer on the participants and provide a complementary way for them to SEE their accomplishment in the days, months, and years that follow,” said Kassandra Trenary, Director of Marketing & Public Relations at Wolfe Eye Clinic.

Athletes can also participate in special promotions offering prizes and giveaways, including entering to win free LASIK laser vision correction at Wolfe Eye Clinic. For more information on LASIK, visit wolfeeyeclinic.com/lasik.

“It has been my VISION to partner with Wolfe Eye Clinic in a manner that would bring an immediate impact not only to our athlete experience but also to our messaging within the community and across the state of Iowa.  Our athletes can now relive their experience of this year’s race with lasting memories that they can share with all of their friends and family. And, it is all possible thanks to Wolfe Eye Clinic,” said Chris Burch, Director of Racing and Events, IMT Des Moines Marathon.

About Wolfe Eye Clinic

In medical practice since 1919, Wolfe Eye Clinic is a recognized regional diagnostic and surgical center offering a broad range of ophthalmology care services. Wolfe Eye Clinic has 49 doctors providing patient care in over 40 communities throughout Iowa, including their main offices in Ames, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Fort Dodge, Iowa City, Marshalltown, Ottumwa, Pleasant Hill, Spencer, Waterloo, and West Des Moines.

Wolfe Eye Clinic surgeons have specialized fellowship training in the areas of cataract and refractive surgery, cornea and external disease, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, and adult strabismus, oculoplastics, and medical and surgical retina. Wolfe Eye Clinic was the first to perform LASIK in 1996 following their participation in the FDA approval process of the related lasers. The organization has since performed over 47,000 LASIK surgeries.

About the IMT Des Moines Marathon

The IMT Des Moines Marathon serves as an advocate for individuals who actively participate in their health and wellness by supporting, coordinating, and providing community-related running events and initiatives that foster mental and physical health development. Since its inception in 2002, the event has provided a positive image of Des Moines as a place to live, work, and run by offering race distances for athletes of all ages and abilities.

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