50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: IOWA (50/50)

2012 DES MOINES MARATHON: 5:08:39 (2012-10-21)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=735569666598371

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/des-moines-marathon-iowa-2012-10-21/


Des Moines Marathon Website:
http://www.desmoinesmarathon.com


IOWA, USA

State capital: Des Moines (208,000)

State population: 3,1 million

State nickname: The Hawkeye State

State bird: Eastern Goldfinch

State motto:

Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain

Famous people from Iowa:

William ”Buffalo Bill” Cody (scout), John Wayne (actor), George H. Gallup (pool taker), Herbert Hoover (U.S. president), Glenn Miller (music), Bess Streeter Aldrich (author)

Fun facts about Iowa:

The famous actor John Wayne was born in Winterset on May 26, 1907
More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/iowa.htm#.U8Ooi15n7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g37835-Des_Moines_Iowa-Vacations.html