Personalized Coaching

Personalized Coaching

Are you looking for personalized coaching to help you achieve your running goals? Fitness Sports will help you with goal setting, weekly check-ins, and customized plans. You can partner with Lindsey at Fitness Sports for all your official personal training needs....
Developing a Medium-Distance Training Plan

Developing a Medium-Distance Training Plan

Question: How do I develop my current walking routine into completing a medium-distance race format? Answer: Suppose you are already walking and aspire to complete a medium-distance race. In that case, it is always a good idea to consult a physician, physical...

Keeping it Real

I’ve been enthusiastic about sharing my experience as a new runner and an athlete fighting arthritis, but my motivation this year has been lacking. We are just under THREE MONTHS from race day, and my training should be in full swing at this point. I should feel...
Never look back; you’re not going in that direction

Never look back; you’re not going in that direction

I was torn about whether or not I should continue to race. In the last nine years, I’ve gone from sedentary couch potato to race participant to foot surgery overcomer. I’ve learned something from each stage of the journey, proving that I could persevere and overcome...
Take the Run Iowa Challenge

Take the Run Iowa Challenge

Track your training for race day, engage with others, and unlock member rewards each month with the Run Iowa Challenge presented by Capital City Fruit. Take this simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ quiz. Want a fun way to earn rewards for actively participating in your health &...

Pre-Race Nerves

We are ten days out from race day, and so many emotions are running through my brain. I’m nervous I haven’t trained as I should have; I’ve gained a lot of weight, and I certainly don’t look like an athlete. What if I can’t do it? What if I get tired and want to give...