ROAD RACE: A Healthy Step Forward


Runners had to deal with a few delays thanks to the wild weather at the Hy-Vee Road Races Sunday morning. More than 6,000 runners from 33 states and eight countries participated. Runners could race in the half marathon, 10K, and 5K.

Hy-Vee added a new Kids Road Race as part of the new program Hy-Vee Kids Fit. Officials say this is part of a series to combat childhood obesity.

Moroccan Rkia El Moukim set a new record in the women’s half marathon running roughly 13 miles in 1 hour, 11 minutes, 18 seconds.

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