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28 05, 2019

2019 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: The Original Seven

2019-06-24T15:04:04+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The O’Polkas raised their four sons and three daughters to stand on their own two feet, but to remember that there were always 12 extra hands ready to catch them if they stumbled. As the O’Polkas watched their seven children cross the Market to Market finish line together, they smiled at the realization of a [...]

28 05, 2019

Athletico: Active Lifestyles and Achilles Tendinitis

2019-05-28T04:20:35+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Iowa, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Athletico Physical Therapy. You can learn more about Athletico Physical Therapy here. ** Have you ever experienced pain or swelling in your Achilles heel after prolonged activity? Though the Achilles is the strongest tendon in the body, it’s still susceptible to injury. Achilles tendinitis is an overuse [...]

22 05, 2019

2019 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: Bondurant Babes

2019-05-22T21:27:25+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As children, we were constantly asked what we were going to “be” when we grew up. For John and Abigail Hughes, there was no waiting to find out what their beautiful daughter Hazel was going to be. She already was. While many of us strive to be more patient, more giving, or more compassionate, Hazel was. [...]

15 05, 2019

2019 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: Run Like Hell

2019-05-15T14:38:53+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When Evil is Afoot, There Can Be No Slowing Down In the light of every Market to Market from the very beginning, we’ve seen the darkness. Something wicked lurking in every race. You’ve seen them. We’ve all seen them. A dark blur. You can pretend they’re not there, but when you feel the fire, you’d [...]

18 05, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: Stephen’s Squad

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

His name was Stephen Siller, and they want to be sure that name doesn’t slip away. A  Brooklyn Firefighter, Stephen ended his long shift, excited to meet his brothers for a relaxing game of golf. As he prepared to head out, he heard the still-fuzzy reports of some kind of accident in lower Manhattan. He [...]

16 05, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: 2Pretty4Math

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every year a clever costume theme, varying run times, and trouble figuring out their averages. At first glance, 2Pretty4Math come across as beautiful, silly girls who are out for a fun jog, but a moment with any of the members will uncover a woman with a sense of humor, brilliant mind, and a warm and [...]

9 04, 2018

Athletico Physical Therapy: 3 Ways to Combat Low Back in Pain Runners

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Leprechaun Chase, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Athletico Physical Therapy. You can find more information about Athletico Physical Therapy here. ** Low back pain is the largest cause of disability, affecting nearly 80 percent of people in the United States at some point in their lifetime.1 For runners, the compressive load during foot strike is [...]

4 04, 2018

2018 M2M Relay Iowa | Completed Team Roster… What’s Next?

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Congratulations! Your team roster has at least five runners registered and you’re ready to roll for the 2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa! This SOLD OUT race will feature 350 teams. You may be thinking… now what? But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! TIMELINE OF IMPORTANT DATES: Official Rulebook is available now. Print or bookmark on your [...]