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.
%22The 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.%22
Countdown to Relay Iowa 2018
“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?
Relay Iowa 2016 begins in 75 days! Recruit your runner friends now and be sure they register by April 15th. That is the last day for the regular registration price of $105. Beginning April 16th the price increases to $130. That price is still a heck of a deal for 3...read more
Many of our participants choose to sleep in an actual bed in Sioux City the night before 3 days/2 nights of catching zzzz's in parks, vans and lawn chairs. Contact Holiday Inn Downtown 712-277-9400 ($69.95/room+tax) or Fairfield Inn 712-276-5600 ($69.00/room+tax) to...read more
Time to register for Relay Iowa 2016!read more