Monthly Archives: May 2017

26 05, 2017

2017 M2M Relay Iowa Spotlight Team: ‘YMCA: You May Call Us Awesome’

May 26th, 2017|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|

Maureen Swenson knew a lot of women wanted to learn how to workout and eat healthy. She took a plunge and posted on the Ankeny swap Facebook page looking for women who would be interested in learning about fitness from her. Who knew, 5 years later, this innocent post would have turned into a team [...]

18 05, 2017

Giving Back

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Born & Raced In Nebraska, Cornfield Cornfield, Good Life Halfsy, Harvest Moon Hustle, Leprechaun Chase, Market to Market Relay, Partner Highlight, Pink Gorilla Events|

Giving locally is an important part of our mission at Pink Gorilla Events. Sure, we strive to produce big experiences for our runners, but was also seek to make an impact on the communities in which we run. We now produce eight events in three states, five of which are right here in the Lincoln/Omaha [...]

16 05, 2017

2017 M2M Relay Iowa Spotlight Team: ‘Boysen Strong’

May 16th, 2017|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|

This story is the second part in a three-part series about our three 2017 Market to Market Relay Iowa Spotlight Teams. *** For the descendants of the Boysen family, traditions matter. And when your family suffers a tragedy, they matter even more. That mentality is what has brought the Boysen Strong team back to Market [...]

11 05, 2017

2017 M2M Relay Iowa Spotlight Team: ‘No Lug Nuts, No Problem’

May 11th, 2017|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the first part in a three-part series about our three 2017 Market to Market Relay Iowa Spotlight Teams. *** The car shook. Clunk! Suddenly, a first time Market to Market Relay team watched as their tire flew off their van. It was a mishap every team dreads on race day. "Since the [...]