MidAmerican Energy Speaker Series featuring Jeff Galloway

MidAmerican Energy Speaker Series featuring Jeff Galloway

The MidAmerican Energy Speaker Series features guest presentations that focus on active participation in healthy lifestyles. The two-day speaker series occurs during the DMOS Orthopaedic Sports & Fitness Expo as part of the IMT Des Moines Marathon packet pick-up...
BABY, IT’S HOT (AND HUMID) OUTSIDE!

BABY, IT’S HOT (AND HUMID) OUTSIDE!

For me, one of the joys of being a runner is that my hobby allows me to spend time outdoors, immersed in the natural world.  I gain the physical and mental benefits from the act of running itself and the positive effects associated simply with being outside surrounded...
What Do You Think About?

What Do You Think About?

What do you think about when you’re running? I find my runs to be a perfect opportunity to disconnect and enjoy some peace. I talked about this a bit before in my previous blog–about planning out my runs for the upcoming week. I like to look at the week ahead,...
Modifications and Adaptions

Modifications and Adaptions

Before discovering that I had 3 dislocated toes that would require surgery, I signed up for several 5ks…..and the 2018 IMT Des Moines Half Marathon. I didn’t want to miss out on this new hobby (racing) that I loved so much, and I also didn’t want to miss out on the...
An Incredulous Runner, Converted

An Incredulous Runner, Converted

I can’t believe how humid it has been. I can’t believe how much I sweat. I can’t believe how dark it is in the mornings. I can’t believe how many miles I have run this year without earbuds. I can’t believe how many miles I have run this year. I can’t believe how much...