Ben Jaskowiak, Casey McDermott win Blue Ribbon 5k
Aug 22, 2015 - Blue Ribbon 5k (Des Moines, IA) - Ben Jaskowiak won the Blue Ribbon 5k at the state fair in 15:19 and Casey McDermott took the women’s crown in 17:12. Both are former Drake University runners.
Charlie Paul finishes 3rd in Dam to Backpocket 7 mile
Aug 22, 2015 - Dam to Backpocket 7 mile (Coralville, IA) - Charlie Paul was 3rd at the Dam to Backpocket 7 mile in 40:17. Former Runablaze Iowa runner Brooke Eilers was first women in 41:48.
Danna Herrick finishes 3rd in Pigman Triathlon
Aug 16, 2015 - Pigman Triathlon (Palo, IA) - Danna Herrick was 3rd female at the Pigman Triathon in 4:43:50. After a 1.2 mile swim and 56 mike bike, she ran the half-marathon in 1:23:58.
Tyler Sullivan competes on winning Ragnar team
Aug 15, 2015 - Great River Ragnar Relay (Minneapolis, MN) - Tyler Sullivan was on the winning team of the Great River Ragnar Relay that started in Winona and ended in Minneapolis. Over 400 teams competed with Ty’s team winning by over a hour.
Phil Young wins Swisher 5k
Aug 8, 2015 - Swisher 5k (Swisher, IA) - Phil Young won the Swisher 5k in 15:59. Nate Hopp was 2nd in 16:21.
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Runablaze Iowa is based out of Des Moines with club members statewide. Our mission is to develop and support post-collegiate, Iowa-based distance runners. We aspire to be competitive at individual and team events at the local, regional, and national level in the sports of road racing, track & field, and cross country. We are a USA Track & Field Elite Development Club and our goal is to provide our athletes as much as they require in terms of coaching, training gear, and travel expenses to national championship races. Runablaze Iowa was formed in 2006 and is 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.