Among the 2,500 runners who competed in the 5th annual “Market to Market Relay Iowa” on Saturday, May 13, on the Raccoon River Valley Trail and other trails in the Des Moines metro area.  The 75-mile race stretched from the courthouse square in Jefferson to the Court Avenue bridge in downtown Des Moines.

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Des Moines, 14 May, 2017

The team of former USD track athletes ran for the first time in a Market to Market Relay Iowa on Saturday, May 13, and they easily claimed the "Open" category championship. Among other category champs were "Women Run Nebraska," "H & B All Stars," "Run Like Hell," and "Pioneer Seed." The 5th annual event drew 2,500 runners from 23 states for the 75-mile relay from Jefferson to Des Moines, and the weather was nearly perfect. ...

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