The Des Moines Register has published a profile of Meghan Peyton, head coach of women’s and men’s cross country at Augsburg College and University of Iowa graduate. The article is part of a series focusing on 11 Iowans who are competing in the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.
The article details Peyton’s running career and her training routine for the event, which takes place in Los Angeles on February 13. It also tells of the careful balance she maintains between her coaching duties and her running career.
“Coaching is my way of giving back to the sport. I didn’t want to neglect that,” she said.
Read: Mile posts: Former Hawkeye Meghan Peyton eager for marathon best on the Des Moines Register site.