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Des Moines Marathon
 
4.7 (3 reviews)
Des Moines, IA
October 15, 2017

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Participants: 1,400
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 350 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.00
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

Runner’s World calls the IMT Des Moines Marathon a ‘must’ on the fall calendar. The course showcases the rejuvenated downtown, quaint neighborhoods, and lush city parks of the surrounding neighborhoods. It also loops around the historic Jim Duncan Track at Drake University and traverses paved park trails in Greenwood Park, Water Works Park, and Gray's Lake Park.

Run4Troops Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Dubuque, IA
June 24, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 200
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 200 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 0.75
Surface: Mostly Trail/Not-Paved
Certified: Yes

Run4Troops is an individual or relay team marathon distance (26.2 miles) run/walk from Dyersville to Dubuque on the Heritage Trail. We invite you to show your support by assembling a relay team or running as an individual and joining us as we complete the journey. The course is a point-to-point race from Dyersville to Dubuque on the scenic and rustic Heritage Trail (crushed limestone). It's mostly flat for the first 5 miles, then downhill (450' of elevation loss) to the finish.

Marathon to Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Marathon, IA
June 10, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 125
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 250 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.25
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

This Heartland USA Classic is USA Track and Field Certified and Sanctioned, is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon, and attracts many athletes from in and around the state. Come and enjoy small town friendliness and big time fun. The course itself is a point-to-point from Storm Lake to Marathon. Flat and fast.

University of Okoboji Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Okoboji, IA
July 15, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 100
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 300 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.25
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes
The University of Okoboji Marathon is one loop around West Okoboji Lake. The course has gentle rolling short inclines throughout the course but it's moderately flat overall.
Wabash Trace Nature Trail Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Shenandoah, IA
September 09, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 75
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 300 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.00
Surface: Mostly Trail/Not-Paved
Certified: No

A point-to-point marathon from Malvern to Shenandoah along the Wabash Trace Nature Trail. This trail has mostly gentle rolling hills, is tree-lined, and traverses the scenic Iowa countryside.

Mainly Marathons
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Clinton, IA
June 01, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 70
Course Layout: Out & Back
Elevation Gain: Unknown
Difficulty Rating: Unknown
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: No

This marathon is part of Mainly Marathons' "Heartland Series" (7 marathons; 7 states; 7 days). The course is run on the Riverview Park Bike Path and is 8 laps of a 1.65-mile out & back. The terrain is paved, very flat, and has views of the Mississippi River.

Moorehead Park Trail Mazathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Ida Grove, IA
August 19, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 15
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 3.50
Surface: Mostly Singletrack
Certified: No

The Moorehead Park Trail Mazathon will take place on the single track dirt trails in the rolling hills of Moorehead Park. Participants can expect challenging hills and beautiful scenery while running on well-marked and maintained trails. The marathon course consists of three 8.8 mile loops.

Triple D Marathon
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Dubuque, IA
January 15, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 15
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: Unknown
Difficulty Rating: Unknown
Surface: Mostly Trail/Not-Paved
Certified: No

The Triple D Winter race is a winter endurance trail event that traverses Dubuque County Iowa in the dead of winter by bike, ski or foot. The marathon race is a point-to-point course from Dyersville to Durango, Iowa along the groomed Heritage Trail (Rails to Trails system).

Prairie Marathon Series
 
0.0 (0 reviews)
Sioux City, IA
July 19, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: New Race
Course Layout: Unknown
Elevation Gain: Unknown
Difficulty Rating: Unknown
Surface: Unknown
Certified: No

This marathon is part of Mainly Marathons' "Prairie Marathon Series" (7 marathons; 7 states; 7 days).

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Difficulty Rating

Race Navigator created the Difficulty Rating scale to help runners quickly compare the difficulty between marathon courses. The scale is 0.0 to 5.0 with 0.0 being the easiest and 5.0 being the most difficult. A further explanation is below:

Rating Course Description
0 to 1 These courses are mostly downhill and very fast – excellent for PR/BQ’s.
1 to 2 A rating of “1” means the course is flat; closer to “2” you can expect small hills.
2 to 3 The course has moderate hills.
3 to 4 The course has substantial hills.
4 to 5 Very difficult course usually with technical terrain.