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Two cities. Two races. One weekend.

The I-35 Challenge is a partnership between the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin and the IMT Des Moines Marathon. Kansas City is Saturday, October 19, 2019 and Des Moines is on Sunday, October 20, 2019. The goal of the challenge is to complete both races.


Participants can do any of the following combination of events to complete the I-35 Challenge:

Marathon in Kansas City and Half in Des Moines

Marathon in Kansas City and Marathon in Des Moines

Half Marathon in Kansas City and Half Marathon in Des Moines

Half Marathon in Kansas City and Marathon in Des Moines


It is anticipated that the I-35 Challenge will sell out so if you plan to participate, don’t wait to register once registration opens.

NOTE: Participants must register for Kansas City, Des Moines, and the I-35 Challenge

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Registration fees

I-35 Challenge

  1. $35.00

    Registration

    Mar 26 - Oct 16
    Register

Race & Expo Details

Race Details

Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin

  • Saturday, October 19, 2019
  • 7 a.m.

IMT Des Moines Marathon

  • Sunday, October 20, 2019
  • 8 a.m.

Expo Details

Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin Health & Fitness Expo

Location: Union Station – Festival Plaza
30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
Thursday, October 17, 3–8 p.m.
Friday, October 18, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

IMT Des Moines Marathon

Location: Hy Vee Hall
730 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Located in the Iowa Events Center
Friday, October 18, 3–8 p.m.
Saturday, October 19, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

I-35 Challenge Official Training Program

Click here for the official I-35 Challenge Training Program developed by Olympian and IMT Des Moines official training consultant Jeff Galloway.

Click here for the weekly view of the I-35 Challenge Training Program developed by Jeff Galloway.

FAQs

More Information

Click here to view the I-35 FAQs.

Click here for the I-35 Challenge Facebook Page.

Contact Information

Event Location

Washington Square Park, East Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO, USA

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