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20 events around the state on the 21-23. And this is the last weekend of the State Fair!

12 runs and 3 triathlons scattered out around the state the weekend of the 21-23rd.

LunarGlide is here This is "Cushion"!

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Running USA News here (archives)

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This man (actually these guys) was flying!! The average person can't run 80 meters this fast.
Westside Track Club Cross Country Team - Are you interested??

Kernal's Run, Cedar Rapids

Harvest Dreams, Urbandale

Pigman Half, Palo (Sunday)

Camanche Classic

Watermelon Stampede, Muscatine

H.A.W.K. 5K, Tipton

DMU-Run-Day-Voo, DM

World Champs in "Olympiastadion"
Another study says that running DOES NOT hurt the knees. It actually may be good for them at all ages.
Live coverage of the IAAF World Track & Field Championships starts this Sat. Sanya Richards Video Blog of event.
Central Iowa's Z3 Team member Tanelle Berard won the USAT Elite Jr Olympic Triathlon Championships in Colorado Springs. We are still trying to find the complete results.

Panther Prowl, Monticello

Adel Sweet Corn Run

Knoxville Nationals 1/3 Mara

Fairview Farm Trail, Cedar Rapids

Cedar Valley Trails Fest.

Skunk on the Dam, Humboldt

Traer Winding Stairs Fest

Atkins Watermelon Days

Maxwell Old Settlers Race

Hartman Eco-Tri Triathlon

MAMM Races, Monroe

Iowa Western track assistant making good on old dream
Congratulations go out to Fitness Sports employees Nathan and Tony White for their 1st and 9th place showing in the Big Creek Tri. A special congrats to all the finishers and the outstanding times that were posted. The last place finisher was a full 1 hour faster than last year!
Kristin & Reed Rinderknecht win the Twin Lakes Tri's male & female divisions!

Big Creek Tri, Polk City

Twin Lakes Tri, Manson

H20 Run, Maffitt Lake, WDM

Town &Country Days, Epworth

Crossroads Tri, Dewitt

Skunk River Stampede, Ollie

Wapsi 5K, Riceville

Clutier Fun Days 5K

Alburnett Pirate Dash 5K Run

Run for the Cob, Esterville

Winterset Pump & Run

Ethan's Tractor Run, Marshalltown

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