Run for a TREE-mendous Cause!


IMT Des Moines Marathon - Sunday, October 20, 2019
Team Dinner – Saturday, October 19, 2019
Des Moines, Iowa


Join us for our first-ever marathon team. We'll have a team running in the IMT Des Moines Marathon on Sunday, October 20. Gain inspiration for your runs through tree camaraderie and fundraising for a good cause: tree projects! Runners who meet their fundraising goal will have incentives, such as comped registration fees, a team jersey and dinner the night before the race.

Whether you are coming to us as experienced racers, fun runners, back of the packers or “I’d only run if a lion was chasing me” athletes, we have a spot for you! Our team will be participating in the marathon, half marathon, and 5k distances and for those less inclined or unable to run those distances we have our all-important ‘Trees don’t run and neither do I’ cheer team. No matter how you join us, we hope you know how much we appreciate you being a part of our community.

Speaking of community, that is what this is all about. We hope that though training, fundraising, and race weekend events you come to feel like you are part of our family. We promise to support you in any way we possibly can. We will share running tips, fundraising ideas, motivational stories, photos of our journey and we hope you do the same. Although our teammates are spread across the Midwest, we hope that by the time we toe the line in October that we have already won- won the gift of friends, of better health and successfully fundraising for a cause that unites us all.
 

Choose Your Fundraising Goal

As a team, we have a goal to raise $10,000. As in running any distance, a big goal is only accomplished by breaking it down into smaller benchmarks upon which we build. We challenge each one of our teammates to select a fundraising level to help us meet our team goal.

Register for Level 1
  • Fundraising Goal: $100
  • Incentives: online support from the team, temporary tattoo for race day

Register for Level 2
  • Fundraising Goal: $250
  • Incentives: online support from the team, temporary tattoo for race day, plus team dinner entry night before event

Register for Level 3
  • Fundraising Goal: $500
  • Incentives: online support from the team, temporary tattoo for race day, plus team dinner entry night before event, complementary race entry

Your money will go toward supporting our community programs through planting trees and providing education to our volunteers. Choose a registration level above and complete the form. You'll receive a follow up email with further instructions.
 

Choose your Race Distance


As a team, we want our roster to include athletes of all abilities. Now that you have set your fundraising goal, choose the way in which you wish to participate in the event. As you register for a fundraising level, you will be offered the options below. Tell us what role you want to play because all of our teammates are invaluable!
  • Marathon
  • Half-marathon
  • 5K
  • Cheer Team