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16 10, 2019

2019 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Dashing Divas

2019-10-16T17:51:04+00:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Esther Paine knew her sister, Amy Locher, was going to run. It didn’t surprise anyone, in fact. She always runs.  From the Leprechaun Chase to the Good Life Halfsy, it’s just what Amy does. But she never does it alone. “Market to Market gives us one more reason to all come together, even if not [...]

15 10, 2019

OrthoNebraska: Meniscus Tears, a Common Knee Injury

2019-10-15T18:51:00+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Eric Samuelson, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon at OrthoNebraska. You can learn more about OrthoNebraska here. ** Meniscus tears of the knee are one of the most common problems seen by orthopaedic surgeons. The meniscus is a c-shaped pad of cartilage (see diagram) that acts as the shock absorber [...]

2 10, 2019

AAA: Inspiration for the Ultimate Bike Riding Trip

2019-10-02T17:16:05+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by AAA of Nebraska. You can learn more about AAA of Nebraska here. ** Remember the childhood joy of freewheeling through the neighborhood on your bicycle? Bring that feeling back with a grown-up vacation that makes pedaling a priority. These bike riding trips can get you started no matter [...]

19 09, 2019

People’s City Mission: A Little Goes A Long Way

2019-09-19T19:25:40+00:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by People’s City Mission. You can learn more about People’s City Mission and donate here. ** Let’s be honest here, sometimes when we think of a homeless shelter, we’re thinking “these guys need money.” And although sometimes that’s true, we actually, as well as money, need you. If we’re wanting [...]

4 09, 2019

AAA: How to Avoid the 4 Most Common Bicycle-Car Collisions

2019-09-04T18:43:09+00:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by AAA of Nebraska. You can learn more about AAA of Nebraska here and here. ** Bicycling is fun for people of all ages, whether you ride solo or in a group. And you can’t beat the potential health benefits—increased muscle strength, decreased stress, improved joint mobility, better coordination and [...]

4 09, 2019

2019 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Course Changes: Halftime

2019-09-04T18:18:07+00:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In 2007, I started running and I had a silly idea to have a team running relay from Omaha to Lincoln. One of the reasons I felt that it was possible was because I discovered the Lied Bridge across the Platte River existed. This was before Google Maps existed, so I hopped on my dad’s [...]

21 08, 2019

Honda of Lincoln: Get Your Packages Delivered While You Are On The Move!

2019-08-21T13:49:49+00:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Honda of Lincoln. You can learn more about Honda of Lincoln here. ** Honda is offering Key by Amazon In-Car Delivery service for subscribers of its HondaLink® Remote Services connected-car system. Through the Key by Amazon app, owners of select Honda vehicles with compatible HondaLink®Remote Package and Amazon [...]

17 07, 2019

Venue at Werner Park: Training Your Cross-Country Canine Companion

2019-07-17T16:13:48+00:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Venue at Werner Park. You can learn more about Venue at Werner Park here. ** When you have the perfect furry companion, you can’t help but want to include them in all your daily activities. Today, we’re here to help you make your four-legged friends a part [...]

8 07, 2019

AAA: 3 Reasons to Ride Your Bike Without Fear

2019-07-08T14:39:38+00:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by AAA of Nebraska. You can learn more about AAA of Nebraska here. ** You love the sense of freedom a bicycle offers. It gets your heart pumping and your muscles moving. Plus, you save on gas for your car. There are plenty of reasons to enjoy the [...]

28 05, 2019

2019 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: The Original Seven

2019-06-24T15:04:04+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The O’Polkas raised their four sons and three daughters to stand on their own two feet, but to remember that there were always 12 extra hands ready to catch them if they stumbled. As the O’Polkas watched their seven children cross the Market to Market finish line together, they smiled at the realization of a [...]