Mountain bike trail at Squaw Creek among recreational trail grant recipients

The Iowa Department of Transportation has approved $5.5 million in grants for recreational trail projects across Iowa, including a mountain bike trail at Squaw Creek Park in Linn County.

The Red Cedar Loop and Connector at Squaw Creek will c [...]

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Prairie coaches lead by example

PALO — Motivation to promote fitness can be found within a Cedar Rapids Prairie coach and his duel with diabetes.

Girls assistant cross country coach Mike Dankert received news he had diabetes about three years ago, and has bee [...]

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Area athletes claim top Pigman finishes

PALO — As Daniela Williams turned the final corner at the Pigman Triathlon sprint race on Sunday, the North Liberty native had the support of a home crowd cheering her on.

With that support behind her, Williams was able to fini [...]

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COMMUNITY: Workout with a purpose

Editor’s note: Jason Clark of Iowa City is a group exercise instructor at North Dodge Athletic Club and a participant in Eastern Iowa runs, duathlons and triathlons.

By Jason Clark, community contributor

It’s was a long, [...]

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COMMUNITY: An Arrowhead 'win'

Six Iowans took the challenge of the Arrowhead 135 ultra marathon in International Falls, Minn., recently. Josh Meggitt and Laurie Tulchin of Iowa City, Lisa Paulos of Cedar Rapids and Bonnie Busch of Bettendorf attempted to complete the route [...]

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