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IMT Des Moines Monument Mile

  • Overview

    The IMT Des Moines Monument Mile is a downhill, one-mile race starts at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument atop the Iowa State Capitol grounds and follows historic Walnut Street straight to the finish line festivities already taking place at Cowles Commons.

    Three divisions including Male competitive at 7 pm, Female competitive at 7:30 pm and Open recreation including walkers, children and strollers at 7:30 pm are offered.                                                                                                                            
    IMT Des Moines Monument Mile activities kick-off at Cowles Commons at 5:30 pm. featuring the Samuel Adams DSM 26.2 Brew Block Party with live music on the Local 5 stage by Final Mix. Food truck sales from Sabores De Mexico, Iowa and beer sales featuring Samuel Adams DSM 26.2 Brew will also be available. Activities for the kids.  

    Park near the finish at Cowles Commons and ride DART’s free D-Line shuttle from Cowles Commons to the start of the race at the Iowa State Capitol.