Anne Squared

Life filtered through the lens of an INTJ, Mom, and healthcare professional.


The Long (Hilly) Road To Success

RAGBRAI is “sleeping” in Des Moines tonight – the riders were all over the city today, many touring far and wide from the designated route. I can’t blame them. There is a lot to do and see here, and there are as many reasons and motivations for riding in this annual event. I am reblogging this one, written before the start of the event, that puts the event in perspective […]

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Dispatch from the Front… Ragbrai

Originally posted on Blog.CoreyKeizer:
I’ve been embedded with WD-40 Bike here in Iowa since Saturday and it has been an interesting 3 days.  From a cycling support perspective, RAGBRAI is completely different than anything most of the WD-40 guys or my cohort Maynard Hershon would expect.  RAGBRAI is like Mardi Gras mixed with Bay to Breakers mixed with a County Fair mixed with Sturgis, mixed with Burning Man with some bike…

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27-year-old first to ever attempt running 406-mile RAGBRAI

Public Domain: Wikimedia

Originally posted on ION:
Seattle resident to raise funds for added mental health treatment options for veterans by running July 21-27 bike ride route SEATTLE – Now in its 41st year, RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Bike Ride Across Iowa) is known for testing the mettle of bicyclists throughout the world as they ride for seven days from one end of Iowa to the other. While fun, the 400-plus-mile route (it changes…

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