Entries by nextleveliowa

“Faith and Running”-Isaac Wendland

Faith and Running By Isaac M. Wendland Faith and running entered my life when I participated in my first 5k race at the age of 6 years old. The race was “The Great River Road-Road Race” in Marquette, Iowa. It was a family event and when the gun went off, I soon realized I had […]

Bill runs 1:08:10 and Moeller runs 1:19:36 at Park to Park

Des Moines – September 9, 2012 Learn more about the team, visit the web site Runablaze.com A speedy Park to Park Half-Marathon (Cedar Falls, Sept. 8) included 7 team members scoring in the top 10.  Randy Bill was 5th in 1:08:10,Jason Flogel 7th in 1:09:10 and Adam Condit 8th in 1:09:58.  On the women’s side Erin Moeller was 4th in 1:19:36, Danna Kelly 5th […]

Beattie Dominate for Hawks at Bradley!

The University of Iowa men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Bradley Open Friday in Peoria, Ill. Sophomore Kayla Beattie won the three-mile women’s event, while junior Jon Michael Brandt captured a fourth place finish in the men’s 8,000-meters. Team scores were not kept at the event. The Hawkeye women finished first through […]


The University of Northern Iowa cross country team put in another strong performance today at the Oz Memorial in Minneapolis, Minn. Senior Brett Egan, Waukon, won the men’s side for the second week in a row and the women had two top-25 finishers. Egan finished the race in first overall with a time of 18:53.50, which […]

Decker Comes up BIG For the Gophers!

Decker runs well in Minnesota XC win Eleven-straight Gophers were the first to cross the finish line of the Oz Memorial on Friday afternoon paving the way for the Minnesota women’s cross country team to finish with a perfect team score of 15. Junior Laura Docherty took top individual honors for the Gophers with a […]

Gophers & Mavericks Take OZ Memorial

Women’s Race The Drake University women’s cross country team turned in a second-place performance at the Oz Memorial Friday evening in its second race of the season. “We had some great efforts across the board today,” Drake head coach Dan Hostager said. “For all of the freshmen, this was their first 6-kilometer race ever and […]

UNI and Drake Point to the “The Oz Memorial” Meet

UNI:  The University of Northern Iowa cross country teams will travel to Minneapolis, Minn. to compete at the Oz Memorial this Friday hosted by the University of Minnesota Gophers.  The course will be run at the Les Bolstad Golf Course in Minneapolis where both men’s and women’s teams will be competing at a distance of […]

Collegiate XC Meets September 7 and 8

The collegiate Cross Country season is in full swing as many teams will be running in their second meet of the season this weekend, while others will be taking this week off from competition. Here is a short rundown of meets involving Iowa colleges and Universities and other schools around the nation with native Iowans […]

Morgan Casey’s Excellent Summer Vacation

What goes on through the summer of a collegiate runner? More than one might expect. I can admit to being quite glad to be back to school. With merely fifteen credit hours, twenty-five or so hours of running or related activities, and three or four various campus organizations on my plate.