Chris Burch

Chris Burch

Director of Racing & Events
IMT Des Moines Marathon


Iowa State University. Drake University.

Professional Background and Achievements

Road Runners Club of America; certified coach and certified race director.

Iowa Healthiest State Initiative; Walking College alum.

Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute; alum. Business Record 40 Under 40 alum.

When did I start working for BCP and what positions have I held?

August, 2005. IMT Des Moines Marathon; director of racing & events.

 What was the last job I had before coming to work for BCP?

Salisbury House Foundation; director of marketing and special events.

What is my specific role at BCP beyond my job title?

Responsible for marketing, management and execution of IMT Des Moines Marathon races and events.


Married to Zora Burch with our daughter, Anica Burch, completing our family.


Enjoy volunteering, activities such as running and biking, and spending time outdoors with family.

Fun Fact

Completed 6 marathons and more than 80 half marathons.

Currently ranked 156 on the Road Race Management list of longest serving race directors.