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The Des Moines St. Paddy’s Day Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K courses are on entirely paved surfaces, either street or bike trail. Finisher medals for marathon and half marathon finishers, and commemorative finisher gear that includes pint glasses, a 100% thin-tec performance polyester long-sleeved shirt and their famous finish line … MORE
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    Since they did not have the actual race due to Corona fears, my opinions will be of what my virtual race entailed. Communication before the race was good. Packet pickup … MORE

    Since they did not have the actual race due to Corona fears, my opinions will be of what my virtual race entailed.

    Communication before the race was good. Packet pickup was easy and the fleet feet people were real nice. They gave out the swag (minus bibs) incase you want to come back and run the race at the rescheduled time. I did not so i ran most of the course on my own and put my results in as a virtual race.
    Swag included a decent themed medal, long sleeve 1/4 zip and a pint glass.
    I also added in the “kiss me i’m a runner” green t-shirt as you know it was St Patrick’s Day. Many hotels near the start/finish line and the city is easy to navigate especially on a weekend.

    The course is very flat and mostly along the river on ‘bike trails”. It was cold (28-35) and a little windy (15MPH), but the river and city scenery was pleasant. Had a great meal at a local restaurant and met many nice people from there and also those who showed up to run.

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    SCENERY
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