Running http://iowapublicradio.org en Icy Roads, Bad Signing, Dogs, Odd Animals, and 99 Marathons http://iowapublicradio.org/post/icy-roads-bad-signing-dogs-odd-animals-and-99-marathons <p>In this News Buzz show we talk with&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">state maintenance engineer for the Iowa DOT Bob</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Younie about the winter driving conditions for today and the weekend,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Certified Sign Language Interpreter&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">L</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">indsey Kang about what makes for good sign language,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Captain Jim Steffen from the Iowa City Police Department about protecting police dogs, D</span><span Fri, 20 Dec 2013 19:34:39 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 33832 at http://iowapublicradio.org Icy Roads, Bad Signing, Dogs, Odd Animals, and 99 Marathons Ironman John Little http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ironman-john-little <div class="chat in"><div class="msg 1st">While most of us were enjoying Thanksgiving leftovers, 61-year-old Iowa City resident John Little was completing his 13th Ironman Triathlon in Cozumel, an island off the Yucatan Peninsula.<br /> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:53:36 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 33153 at http://iowapublicradio.org Ironman John Little Girls on the Run coach and mentor Kelly Teeselink http://iowapublicradio.org/post/girls-run-coach-and-mentor-kelly-teeselink <p></p><p>Iowa City Girls on the Run coach and mentor Kelly Teeselink today (Saturday) is running the North Face fifty Mile Endurance Challenge in Wisconsin. It's&nbsp;forested trails and steep hills hundreds of feet up. She says she’s fit&nbsp;to take on&nbsp;endurance races but three years ago she was not. After graduating from college she was unhealthy and had gained weight…</p><p>http://www.girlsontheruniowa.org/</p><p></p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 13:23:57 +0000 Julie Englander 29092 at http://iowapublicradio.org Why Do People Jump Out of Planes? http://iowapublicradio.org/post/why-do-people-jump-out-planes <p>This hour, host Charity experiences skydiving in Vinton. &nbsp;She is talking with people that made hundreds or thousands of jumps. &nbsp;The show starts with talking to athletes who push themselves to the edge in another way, including ultra-marathon runners and adventure racers. &nbsp;&nbsp;The Boone Crusher is an adventure race covering 40-60 miles in the Des Moines River Valley near Boone. Extreme sports are the subject on this Talk of Iowa.</p><p></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 20:50:08 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Ben Stanton 21195 at http://iowapublicradio.org Why Do People Jump Out of Planes? Traveling Across Iowa's 99 Counties http://iowapublicradio.org/post/traveling-across-iowas-99-counties <p>In 2008, Carson and Connie Ode traveled the state of Iowa county by county. In 2010 and 2011 they went to as many Iowa celebrations and festivals as they could.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe talks with the Des Moines couple about their<a href="http://www.celebrateiowabook.com/" target="_blank"> two books</a> on their travels through Iowa called, <i>IOWA—Spaces, Places, Faces </i>and <i>Celebrate IOWA</i>. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:14:17 +0000 Charity Nebbe 14170 at http://iowapublicradio.org Traveling Across Iowa's 99 Counties Training to Run http://iowapublicradio.org/post/training-run <p><span class="userContent">Charity Nebbe talks with runners from across the state as they share their tips on how to train for any race, whether it's a 5k or a marathon. They'll also talk about how to prevent injury and the trend in minimalist running. </span></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:34:28 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Char 13578 at http://iowapublicradio.org Training to Run