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How to get kids moving

While most people think of a triathlon as an endurance sport for just the very fit, Hal Hatchett, D.P.M.’00, considers it a combination of the activities kids love – swimming, bicycling and running. After he and his family moved last year into a new home surrounded by trails, he came home from a run one…

How to do Just About Anything, Spring 2010
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How to be Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus

For the past four decades, John Wattleworth, retired general services director for McFarland Clinic in Ames, IA, has been Santa Claus at hospitals, church groups, clinics and other settings. In recent years, his wife, Roberta Wattleworth, D.O.’81, M.H.A.’99, M.P.H.’04, chair and professor of family medicine, has joined the act as Mrs. Claus.

How to do Just About Anything, Spring 2010
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How to ride a bicycle across the state of Iowa and live to tell about it

What do butt butter, sunblock, a full water bottle and a healthy appetite for pie have in common? They’re all top tips for surviving The Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa®. Heading into its 38th year, RAGBRAI annually draws more than 10,000 bicyclists – including Team DMU – who pedal from the…

How to do Just About Anything, Spring 2010
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How to rock as a RAGBRAI support crew

Having a good support crew makes a huge difference in one’s RAGBRAI experience. DMU maintenance worker James Yacko and his wife, Carol, garner rave reviews from Team DMU for their service, support and Carol’s spirited cheerleading.

How to do Just About Anything, Spring 2010
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