Monthly Archives: October 2018

31 10, 2018

Julia, Melissa, Jenn, and Christina – We Finish Together

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Christina Liekhus, Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Jenn Schroeder, Julia Wessel, Melissa Omar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the final installment in our 2018 Halfsy Heroes series. These stories have followed Julia Wessel, Jenn Schroeder, Melissa Omar, and Christina Liekhus as they’ve prepared for this year’s Good Life Halfsy. ** This year's Halfsy Heroes came from different stages of life, different attitudes about running, and with different obstacles to overcome, but [...]

23 10, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Team Inclusion

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every parent wants to give their child the world. When Matt Johnson’s son was born with Cerebral Palsy, he was told his child’s world was going to be very limited. “Kaleb will always face challenges. He will always need help. Little things like dressing himself or even transitioning out of his own chair, he’ll always [...]

23 10, 2018

Christina Liekhus – Every Moment Counts

2018-10-23T23:23:11+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Christina Liekhus, Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Christina Liekhus. Our series will follow Christina and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** “My daughter does it all! Basketball, softball, volleyball. She’s all over the place.” Listening to Christina Liekhus talk about her [...]

16 10, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Thursdays at Six

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“It’s just a great mental escape. Some people drink. Some people watch tv. We run!” Chelsea Mollak looks forward to her weekly meeting ThursdaysatSix, even if she isn’t always sure who that crew will be. “I joined the group about 2 years ago, and initially I thought… Oh no. Maybe I won’t actually go. I [...]

16 10, 2018

Melissa Omar – Accepting the Struggle, But Never Accepting Defeat

2018-10-16T18:06:56+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Melissa Omar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Melissa Omar. Our series will follow Melissa and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** Melissa Omar is no stranger to having to take one step at a time, even when she’s the only one [...]

11 10, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Hot Flashes

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It may have been a chilly day, but Deb Shissler’s team knows how to heat things up! Deb’s first run happened in 1979. “I saw this boy. I asked around a little and was told that if I wanted a shot, I had to ask him to go running. All I had were these army [...]

11 10, 2018

Jenn Schroeder – From Her First Step to Dubstep

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Jenn Schroeder|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Jenn Schroeder. Our series will follow Jenn and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** “There has been a lot of adjusting at work lately. It’s good, but it’s definitely cost me some of my [...]

3 10, 2018

Julia Wessel – Many Women, One Tribe

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Julia Wessel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Julia Wessel. Our series will follow Julia and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** There are hundreds of miles in a half marathon. Race day only includes 13.1 of them. Julia Wessel may cross [...]