Monthly Archives: November 2016

28 11, 2016

Carl Samuelson – Running with purpose

November 28th, 2016|Categories: Carl Samuelson, Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Carl Samuelson. Our series followed Carl and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Carl has his pre-race routine down. He gets there early, checks his gear, warms up and then mingles with his fellow racers [...]

23 11, 2016

Michelle Paxton – Thankful for running well

November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Michelle Paxton|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Michelle Paxton. Our series followed Michelle and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** As soon as the gun fired, Michelle was off. She was eager to get the Halfsy started and see how her training [...]

16 11, 2016

Andi Hallgren – Pacing to the finish line

November 16th, 2016|Categories: Andi Hallgren, Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Andi Hallgren. Our series followed Andi and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Andi got up early, ate her breakfast and was out the door well before the sun came up on race day – [...]

14 11, 2016

Envirorun: Running, Science, and the Environment

November 14th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , |

The 2016 Good Life Halfsy hosted a speaker series Nov. 5 to at the Excel Chiropractic Run Expo. Our keynote was Jamie Carson, founder of Envirorun and CEO of Carson+Co Global, a social enterprise business.   *** Carson is passionate about running and the environment. And bringing these passions together just clicked for her - [...]

14 11, 2016

The Nebraska Bicycle Alliance Has Your Back

November 14th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , |

The Nebraska Bicycling Alliance was happy to provide the on-course bike support for the 2016 Good Life Halfsy.  Just like last year, we came away inspired by the collective determination of 6000 people on very personal journeys, striving to achieve a common goal.  We love your exuberance, watching you encourage each other and singing along [...]

10 11, 2016

Melinda Soerjawitaka – More than race day

November 10th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Melinda Soerjawitaka|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Melinda Soerjawitaka. Our series followed Melinda and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** When Melinda started training for the Good Life Halfsy, she couldn’t run for 30 seconds straight. Now, running 3 miles is simple, [...]

3 11, 2016

Andi Hallgren – Running because she can

November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Andi Hallgren, Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Andi Hallgren. Our series will follow Andi and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Andi is secretly hoping for snow on race day. Not a blizzard, just a light dusting, a brisk chill and the [...]

2 11, 2016

Race Weekend Pro-Tips

November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy|

Don't Worry Run Halfsy! Race weekend is finally here, and we have compiled 10 tips for taking on race weekend like a pro!   1. Pickup Your Packet Early | Join us for the Good Life Halfsy - Excel Chiropractic & Wellness Expo on Saturday from 12 - 6 and avoid the stress of lines on race [...]

2 11, 2016

Carl Samuelson – The final stretch

November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Carl Samuelson, Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Carl Samuelson. Our series will follow Carl and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Carl is gaining back his confidence with each run. His hip injury is getting better each day, and his excitement for [...]