Heart of America News is published by a team with nearly two decades of experience in announcing and covering triathlons, road races and track & field.  Look for us covering each race in the HOA series this year, on the beach, at the finish line and in the announcing booth.

Meet The Team


Dennis Green (dennis@heartofamericatri.com)

Dennis is editor of the Heart of America website, and has been announcing road races and triathlons for nearly 30 years. By day, he is general manager of KCCK-FM, a jazz radio station in Cedar Rapids. A triathlon vet himself, Dennis is a member of the Milky Way Masters swim team in Cedar Rapids.




ronRon Adkins

Ron is a published fiction & essay writer and radio personality on Jazz 88.3 KCCK.  His race announcing experience includes the Alliant Fifth Season Races and Lace Up For Learning in Cedar Rapids.



Jon Weih

Jon is Director of Student Services/Student Life at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa City. In college, Jon ran for the University of Northern Iowa. Since that time Jon has honed his public address skills and now announces track meets for a variety of institutions and events; and is on the announcing staff of one of the most prestigious track meets in the world, the Drake Relays and this year will announce at the Big Ten Outdoor and NCAA Division I Track and Field Meets. Although his competing days are through he loves the spirit of triathlons and following the individual performance of the sport.

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