Medals4Mettle (M4M) is a non-profit organization that facilitates the gifting of marathon, half marathon and triathlon finishers’ medals. Runners from around the world give their hard earned medals to Medals4Mettle. The M4M worldwide network of physicians and volunteers then awards these medals attached to a Medals4Mettle ribbon to children and adults fighting debilitating illnesses who might not be able to run a race, but are in a race of their own just to continue to live their life. It is in honor of this mettle and courage in bravely facing these challenges that they are awarded a medal.
The South Suburban YMCA is proud to be a home base for the Des Moines chapter of M4M, and we invite our community members to participate in this opportunity to give back!