Feature photo: Rachel Peters-PCM-Central©Special to Next Level Iowa
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with Central senior Rachel Peters-PCM-Central. Rachel realized last season that she would undergo a career threatening surgery to remove a tumor, the size of a softball from her leg. Rachel tells us of her long road back to running and her thoughts about not only being able to run again, but also able to race again.
Mike and I also talk about the early collegiate xc races this past weekend and look ahead to this week. Shelby Houlihan-SC East-ASU and Jenny Simpson-Webster City-Colorado were also in action last week and we cover all the Diamond League action.
All this and more, on the Next Level Iowa Podcast!
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with Head Cross Country and Associate Head Track Coach Joe Dunham about Mark Fairley’s-Dubuque Senior-Central and the upcoming season.
Feature photo: Joe Dunham-Central©Jim Kirby 2017
We also preview this weekend’s opening cross country meets featuring our Iowans and Iowa teams. All this and more, on The Next Level Iowa Podcast!
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with new Associate Women’s Head Track/Field and Cross Country Coach Amy Rudolph. We also talk about the early cross country meets happening this week, involving our Iowans at all levels.
We also continue our discussion about Iowa high school athletes who qualified for the Drake Relays all four years of high school and then came the Drake Relays all four years while in college. If you have suggestions of any of these athletes, let us know! All this and more, on the Next Level iowa Podcast.
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we reflect back on Mike’s Coaches Clinic that he held in his garage. it was a great night with high school and college coach and trainers, all sharing their experiences, techniques and goals about the great sport of cross country!
We also talk about Mark Fairley-Dubuque-Central great international showing at the FISU American Games held in Sao Paulo, Brazil. All this and more on the Next Level Iowa Podcast!
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast, we come to you from Belgium where we were on hand for the great 5K run By Shelby Houlihan and Karissa Schweizer. Mike looks back on an exciting week were our Iowa athletes performed all over the world and made us proud! We look ahead to all the track and field action coming up in the weeks ahead.
All this and more on this week’s Next Level Iowa Podcast!
On this, possibly our longest podcast, Mike and I TRY to summarize this past weekend’s USATF Nationals Meet held on the Blue Oval of Drake Stadium.
We talk with Anna (Holdiman)McDonald-Logan Magnolia-Boise St. and Rebekah Topham-Griswald-Wichita St after their steeplechase. We caught up with Carter Lilly-SC East-Iowa and Erik Sowinski-Iowa after their 800m races. After his 100m and 200m races, we spoke with Brandon Carnes-UNI and finally we spent some time with Alex Gochenour after her second place finish in the heptathlon.
Whew!!!!! All this and more on this week’s Next Level Iowa Podcast!
Feature photo: Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Mizzou, Shelby Houlihan-SC East-ASU and Jenny Simpson-Webster City©Mike Brynes 2017
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we get you pumped up for the USATF Nationals taking place this weekend on the Blue Oval of Drake Stadium!
We talk with the Director of the Drake Relays Blake Boldon about the high quality of world, national and Olympic caliber athletes competing this weekend.
We talk with Olympian and National Champion Shelby Houlihan-SC East-ASU about her monster win in the 1500m at the Prefontaine Classic and her thoughts about running the 1500m and the 5k at the USATF Nationals this weekend.
We talk with World Record holder Erik Sowinski-Iowa about the importance of having the Nationals in Iowa and his hopes this coming weekend as well.
GET DOWN TO DRAKE STADIUM FOR THE USATF NATIONALS!
All this and more on the Next Level Iowa Podcast!
Feature photo: Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Mizzou©Michael Scott 2018
Editor’s Note: A big “thank you!” to our NCAA Nationals Photographers, Michael Scott and Darren Miller!
On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we cover last weekend’s NCAA D1 National Championships and we look ahead to the USATF National Championships coming to the Blue Oval of Drake University later this month.
All this, plus Mike and my witty, bold and often prophetic commentary on this week’s Next Level Iowa Podcast!
On this edition on the Next Level Iowa Podcast we get you ready for D1 Nationals this week in Eugene, Oregon. We talk about all our Iowans competing and we check in with Iowa Hawkeyes’ Director of Track and Field Joey Woody, Cyclone Assistant Coach Jeremy Sudbury and Panthers’ Head Coach Dave Paulsen.
We also talk about Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Mizzou as she gets ready for her 5K-10K double, trying to pick up two more National Championships. All this plus Dam to Dam and a preview of USATF’s coming to Des Moines this month on the Next Level Iowa Podcast.
Feature photo: Shelby Houlihan-SC East-Arizona St©Latinos Corriendo-2018
On this edition of the Next level Iowa Podcast we talk about the D3 and NAIA Nationals which were held last week, we look ahead to the D1 Nationals and we talk about the Prefontaine Classic.
All this and more on the Next Level Iowa Podcast!