Relay Iowa has become a metaphor for a life well lived. It is not a race to the finish, but an extended relay of individuals journeying closely together, sustaining each other as they stretch the limits of their physical endurance, test their mental toughness and draw upon their emotional well in a place beyond their comfort zones, for the sole purpose of improving the life of another human being.
Why We Run
"The best is the night running, all alone, in the middle of the night, in the middle of nowhere. It's so peaceful and unlike anything I've ever experienced."
Countdown to Relay Iowa 2017
“I’m not a competitive person by nature, and even though this is not a race, I so wanted to catch that guy in front of me! But in the end your time and your place at the finish line doesn’t matter, it just matters that you ran, you had fun, you made friends, and you finished!”
339 miles. Really?
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"I love to see the beautiful Iowa countryside, and I saw it in a way that I would have never experienced if I was driving. Iowa is one of my favorite places on earth."
Maren & Nora Raine
Scott & Lynn Rhein
Nate & Karena Steir
Greg Schrobilgen & Kathleen Sheehan
Dan & Jodi Schrobilgen