In the News

As each year passes and our quirky event grows, we gain more accolades and publicity. Here is a sampling of what people are saying about us.


An article written by the marketing director of Opening Doors, a charity we work with:

Relay Iowa’s True Gift…


A great article from a running web site, written by a Relay Iowa runner:

Three Lessons I Learned From Running Across Iowa


Video from a Des Moines news station covering the event:

WHO TV Coverage Of Relay Iowa


A short article from a local journalist who actually ran Relay Iowa:

Running Relay Iowa


An online article from the local Dewitt, IA newspaper, focusing on one team and their experiences:

Relay Iowa Runner Cover 340 Miles For A Good Cause


An article from a local Souix City news station, where Relay Iowa begins each year:

4th Annual Relay Kicked Off The First Leg Of A 336 Miles Run Friday in Sioux City


From the Telegraph Herald, Dubuque’s local newspaper.  Relay Iowa concludes in Dubuque each year.

Relay Iowa Runner Complete ‘Diabolical’ Course


A Reddit conversation with Q & A from the writer:

I Just Ran Relay Iowa 339 Miles From Sioux City