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6 08, 2019

Top 5 Reasons You’ll Love the Good Life Halfsy Half Marathon in Nebraska

2019-08-09T16:56:07+00:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , |

5. It's huge. 6,500 runners from all 50 states and Canada 4. Nationally ranked as one of the best Half Marathons according to BibRave 100, Active Network and Greatist 3. Lincoln, Nebraska's food, hospitality and sites (See our recommendations for Local Sights, Food & Drink + Night Life) 2. Net Downhill Course = A Fast [...]

27 04, 2018

7 Running Relay Packing Tips

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Team running relay races are great fun and the ultimate running road trip. With every road trip packing is part of the experience. Pack too little and your adventure becomes stressful. Here are the top 7 things to remember when creating your running relay packing list. 1. It's a team running relay race. Make the [...]

15 01, 2018

2017 By The Numbers

2018-01-15T17:44:41+00:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: Pink Gorilla Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

2017 was another busy year for the Pink Gorilla.  He turned 10 after-all. Not just our company, but yes, the same Pink Gorilla costume has been used to start all our events since the inaugural Market to Market Relay in 2008. At Pink Gorilla Events, it is part of our DNA to serve up something [...]

15 11, 2017

Lincoln Becomes Midwest Half Marathon Capital

2018-12-14T23:54:31+00:00November 15th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Pink Gorilla Events|Tags: , , , , , |

The secret is out. Lincoln is a half marathon destination like no other in the Midwest. In 2017, Lincoln saw 13,630 half marathoners take on its two largest events, The Lincoln Half Marathon in May and The Good Life Halfsy in October, surpassing both Des Moines, Iowa and Kansas City, Missouri for the most finishers [...]

10 11, 2017

Setting Yourself Up For Success

2018-12-14T23:54:31+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Born & Raced In Nebraska, Cornfield Cornfield, Partner Highlight|

This is a guest blog post written by Dr. Brad Hochstein of Synergy Chiropractic Spine & Joint Center. You can find more information about Synergy Chiropractic here. ** Can you feel it in the air? Winter is coming... As the daylight savings ends and the time changes, fall racing gives way to winter training.  Most of [...]

11 10, 2017

It’s Halfsy Time Lincoln!

2018-12-14T23:54:31+00:00October 11th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy|

Dear Fellow Lincolnites, On Sunday October 29th, 6,500 runners from 43 States are running 13.1 miles across the city on roads and trails from Seacrest Field to the Railyard in the 4th annual Good Life Halfsy. It is our hope that you will find the Good Life Halfsy an entertaining and spectator friendly event and great [...]

21 08, 2017

Market to Market Relay Nebraska | USA Endurance

2017-08-30T16:13:25+00:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our very own Pink Gorilla Events co-founder and Market to Market Relay Nebraska race director, Ben Cohoon, was interviewed by USA Endurance last week. In this 55 minute interview, Ben talks about the planning, preparation, and organization that goes into coordinating 500 volunteers, 50 vendors, 4500 runners and 50 property owners all at the same [...]

20 07, 2017

Pink Gorilla Events Sponsorship Philosophy

2018-12-14T23:54:32+00:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Born & Raced In Nebraska, Cornfield Cornfield, Good Life Halfsy, Harvest Moon Hustle, Leprechaun Chase, Market to Market Relay, Pink Gorilla Events|Tags: , |

by Zach Harsin, Director of Community Relations at Pink Gorilla Events Yes, we are an event production company with an obsessive fixation on the tiniest of details. Hence, one of our core values: “There’s no-such thing as Good-Enough". We love dreaming up exciting new events, while stressing over the placement of every last cone, but [...]

10 07, 2017

2017 M2M Relay Ohio | Course Preview

2018-12-14T23:54:32+00:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Ohio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Market to Market Relay Ohio course shows off some of southwest Ohio’s best areas, both in the van and on foot. The Ohio relay race, starts in beautiful historic downtown Milford, runners leave town and head north over the Little Miami River. The Wild and Scenic River is national know for it's wooded bluffs, flowing [...]

18 05, 2017

Giving Back

2018-12-14T23:54:32+00:00May 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 [...]