Iowa

22 05, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: All That Remains is Love

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since 2015, All That Remains is Love’s team captain, Angie Matsen has run under a different team name with her friend Melissa Kuhn. The team always enjoyed the day, the prep, the run… but that’s not why they did it. They did it for Mel. When Mel was diagnosed with cancer, it wasn’t so much [...]

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 [...]

27 04, 2018

7 Running Relay Packing Tips

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Team running relay races are great fun and the ultimate running road trip. With every road trip packing is part of the experience. Pack too little and your adventure becomes stressful. Here are the top 7 things to remember when creating your running relay packing list. 1. It's a team running relay race. Make the [...]

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 [...]

12 03, 2018

2018 Leprechaun Chase 10K Des Moines Race Director Recap

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Leprechaun Chase|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Race weekend is always exciting, but it's especially fun for us race organizers when you know the weather will be ideal conditions for runners. That was the case for the 2018 Leprechaun Chase 10K Des Moines. With beautiful racing weather for early March, the stage was set for many runners to set a PR and [...]

11 05, 2017

2017 M2M Relay Iowa Spotlight Team: ‘No Lug Nuts, No Problem’

2017-08-30T16:15:38+00:00May 11th, 2017|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the first part in a three-part series about our three 2017 Market to Market Relay Iowa Spotlight Teams. *** The car shook. Clunk! Suddenly, a first time Market to Market Relay team watched as their tire flew off their van. It was a mishap every team dreads on race day. "Since the [...]

18 04, 2017

M2M Relay Iowa | Your Starting Wave, Race Day Guide, and More!

2018-12-14T23:54:32+00:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

YOUR TEAM'S STARTING WAVE PLACEMENT The 5th annual Market to Market Relay Iowa will feature 350 teams, starting in 8 different waves leaving from the bell tower in Jefferson, Iowa. Waves will begin at 5:45 am, with the last wave leaving at 9:15 am. You can look up your team's information (including your team name, team [...]

2 04, 2017

M2M Relay Iowa | You’ve completed your team roster… What’s next?

2018-12-14T23:54:32+00:00April 2nd, 2017|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 2017 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! We have a timeline all sketched out for you of important release [...]

7 03, 2017

Animal Rescue League of Iowa – LC10K Des Moines Charity of Choice

2018-12-14T23:54:32+00:00March 7th, 2017|Categories: Leprechaun Chase|Tags: , , , , , , |

We have teamed up again with our friends at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa for the charity of choice for the Leprechaun Chase 10K Des Moines. Over $18,000 has been raised for ARL through the event since 2013. The following is a blog post from ARL about how you can adopt a pet or get [...]