Have you started running and you’re thinking about taking that next step to a half marathon? Have you always dreamed of running a marathon and you're ready to make that dream a reality? Do it with the help of Y Go the Distance, our marathon training program!
You’ll benefit from a supportive community of like-minded runners, an experienced running leader, weekly running plans, group and individual options and group long runs on the weekends. You will also receive a discount in the IMT Des Moines Marathon race of your choice and special swag just for Y Go the Distance participants.
The Ankeny Family YMCA, Walnut Creek Family YMCA and Waukee Family YMCA will all host marathon training programs, but participation is open to everyone regardless of home branch and is available to non-members as well.