Lessons From the Back of the Pack

Lessons From the Back of the Pack

After finishing a marathon, one of the runners’ most significant mistakes is returning to work the next day. Many marathons, like the IMT Des Moines Marathon, are on Sundays. And since most people work on weekdays, it’s understandable that you go back to work...
It’s More Than a Medal

It’s More Than a Medal

I know there has been controversy the last few years about giving a participation trophy to every young member of a sports team. I can understand both sides of the discussion, but the medals hanging on my wall are not “participation trophies.” They are much more than...
The Unconventional Athlete

The Unconventional Athlete

by Stefanie Harper You have to start somewhere. 9 years ago, I began a journey that is anything but ordinary or predictable. The start of my journey can be credited, in part, to the exhilaration I felt after completing my first 5k. As everything else related to my...