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2 02, 2018

Ervin & Smith: Rebranding the Leprechaun Chase 10K

February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Leprechaun Chase, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Ervin & Smith. You can find more information about Ervin & Smith here. ** The Leprechaun Chase is more than just your everyday 10K race. Instead of just battling for your own personal record, this race is a battle of the sexes—men versus women, lads versus lasses—for [...]

13 11, 2017

Tonya, Robert, Korey and Susan – The Race

November 13th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Korey Donahoo, Robert Rieck, Susan Swearer, Tonya O'Neel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

These stories are the final parts of a four-part series about our Halfsy Heroes, Tonya O’Neel, Robert Rieck, Korey Donahoo, and Susan Swearer. Our series followed our heroes as they trained for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** Tonya O’Neel - Ready For Her Next Goal “I spent so long training, it seemed almost obvious [...]

25 10, 2017

Susan Swearer – 2015 and 2016 are over

October 25th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Susan Swearer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Susan Swearer. Our series will follow Susan and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** Pirates are known to rob you without sentiment, but Susan has had enough of having things taken from her. She [...]

17 10, 2017

Korey Donahoo – Sights on the Finish Line

October 17th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Korey Donahoo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Korey Donahoo. Our series will follow Korey and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** “I can’t decide if it’s more awkward to pass people on the trail, or to be passed.” Korey Donahoo quips. [...]

13 10, 2017

Yoga Swipes Right on Running

October 13th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy|

Mary Clare Sweet is the owner of Lotus House of Yoga in Omaha and Lincoln. She'll be running her first half marathon at the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** I am in the honeymoon phase of running, I dream about it, I stalk it on instagram and all of my outfits are filtered by, “Can [...]

11 10, 2017

Robert Rieck – Rain, Rain, Go Away!

October 11th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Robert Rieck|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Robert Rieck. Our series will follow Robert and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** “The weather has really been holding me back. I can’t do anything in the rain, and there isn’t another workout [...]

4 10, 2017

Tonya O’Neel – Beyond the system

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Tonya O'Neel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Tonya O’Neel. Our series will follow Tonya and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** ”I’m a really systematic person. I realize this. 90% of the time, I run on the same trail. At some [...]

4 10, 2017

2017 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Ladies of the Evening

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Silk. Sweat. Heavy breathing. The Ladies of the Evening know what they like… they like to move their bodies. For the last 20 years, the team has been running together. For the last 10, they’ve been doing it in negligees and feather boas at Market to Market Nebraska. “Honestly, this was the best year yet. [...]

4 10, 2017

2017 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Loose Screws

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

From Loose Screws to Missed Cues, This Team Shows Up! The Loose Screws have been running into trouble since before the first Market to Market Relay in 2008, and have made sure to bring that trouble with them every year since. The team name comes from their motto: If it’s broke, screw it! Prior to [...]

25 09, 2017

Susan Swearer – Mission in mind

September 25th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Susan Swearer|

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Susan Swearer. Our series will follow Susan and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** “I will be running the Good Life Halfsy with two of my graduate students, Raul Palacios and Ana Damme. We [...]