- Ice Breaker Triathlon, which began in 2008
- Y-Tri at Red Flannel Run, a new addition to the 30-year-old run race
- Pieathlon, another long-standing event.
Monthly Archives: May 2019
Market to Market Relay
75 mile Relay Running Race
Jefferson to Des Moines, Iowa
Saturday, May 9, 2019
This marked my fifth year of running in the Iowa Market to Market Relay race, a ~75 mile (depending on the year) team relay event from Jefferson to downtown Des Moines, primarily following the Raccoon River Valley Trail.
Each year, I participate in several running races and triathlons including marathons and Ironmans, but this easily is my favorite event each and every year. As a team, we are lucky to have Kyle’s Bikes as a sponsor of the event and loaning the sweet minivan for us to use. Continue reading
About a year ago I retired from my Adult Job and started working part time at Kyle’s Bikes in Ankeny, Iowa. I had never really used my bicycle to commute to work, but I decided since I was working at a bike shop, I’d give it a try. I thought I had it all figured out. But I found out that the experiences I’ve had in the past year changed some of my thinking. Here is what I’ve learned. Continue reading