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1112, 2018

Bulu Box: What is Runner’s High?

December 11th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by Good Life Halfsy presenting sponsor Bulu Box. You can learn more about Bulu Box here. ** You know that euphoric feeling you had while finishing the Good Life Halfsy? [...]

3011, 2018

OrthoNebraska: Cold Weather Running Tips

November 30th, 2018|Categories: Leprechaun Chase, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by OrthoNebraska. You can learn more about OrthoNebraska and their Optimum Stride program here.  Congrats on your entry! We look forward to helping you prepare for Leprechaun Chase 2019. [...]

2711, 2018

Bulu Box: Training Your Lungs

November 27th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by Good Life Halfsy presenting sponsor Bulu Box. You can learn more about Bulu Box here. ** Tired of feeling exhausted during your runs? While you’re working on building [...]

2111, 2018

Honda of Lincoln: 2019 Honda Insight Receives Highest Overall Safety Rating

November 21st, 2018|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by Karley Chilombo at Honda of Lincoln. You can learn more about Honda of Lincoln here. ** Receiving top ratings in all evaluated categories, the 2019 Honda Insight has [...]

811, 2018

Nebraska Community Blood Bank: Happy Veteran’s Day!

November 8th, 2018|Categories: Born & Raced In Nebraska, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Army Veteran Keith Knoop thanks donors for keeping him in the game Sgt. Keith Knoop had been a top athlete in his Army reservist unit until Sept. 30, 2009. An explosion from a roadside bomb [...]

711, 2018

Don’t Panic Labs: Running for Sustainable Mental Agility

November 7th, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by Bill Udell, Integrator at Don’t Panic Labs. You can learn more about Don’t Panic Labs here. At Don’t Panic Labs, we help organizations achieve sustained success through software. [...]

3110, 2018

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

October 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 [...]

2310, 2018

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

October 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. [...]

2310, 2018

Christina Liekhus – Every Moment Counts

October 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. ** [...]

1610, 2018

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

October 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. [...]

1610, 2018

Melissa Omar – Accepting the Struggle, But Never Accepting Defeat

October 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. ** [...]

1110, 2018

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

October 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 [...]

1110, 2018

Jenn Schroeder – From Her First Step to Dubstep

October 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. ** [...]

310, 2018

Julia Wessel – Many Women, One Tribe

October 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. ** [...]

2609, 2018

Christina Liekhus – Giving Herself the Gift of Today

September 26th, 2018|Categories: Christina Liekhus, Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second 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. ** [...]

1909, 2018

Jenn Schroeder – Every Step She Takes

September 19th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Jenn Schroeder|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second 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. ** [...]

1109, 2018

Melissa Omar – Late to Bed, Early to Rise, Melissa Keeps Her Eye on the Prize

September 11th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Melissa Omar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second 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. ** [...]

509, 2018

Julia Wessel – Weather or Not

September 5th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Julia Wessel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second 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. ** [...]

3008, 2018

Meet Halfsy Heroes Julia, Melissa, Jenn, and Christina

August 30th, 2018|Categories: Christina Liekhus, Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Jenn Schroeder, Julia Wessel, Melissa Omar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year’s Halfsy Heroes have already taken their first steps toward the finish line, and each one is running toward something even bigger! Watch Julia A decision to change her life had Julia Wessel running [...]

808, 2018

Beyond the Halfsy: Experiencing Lincoln

August 8th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With the 2018 Good Life Halfsy closing in on having all 50 states registered, it seems only fitting that we take the time to talk about your racecation to good ol' Lincoln, Nebraska. Beyond the Halfsy weekend [...]

2407, 2018

Madonna: Fat Loading

July 24th, 2018|Categories: Born & Raced In Nebraska, Cornfield Cornfield, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Kaylee Jessen, Intern at Madonna. You can find more information about Madonna here. ** How many times have you heard the words ‘carb-overload’ when talking about training for [...]

1907, 2018

Nebraska Medicine: Reduce Running Injuries – Training the Core

July 19th, 2018|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Jason Roberts, Physical Therapist at Nebraska Medicine Sports Medicine Program. You can find more information about Nebraska Medicine here. ** Injuries due to running are a common source of [...]

1806, 2018

2018 Cornfield Cornfield 10K Race Director Recap

June 18th, 2018|Categories: Cornfield Cornfield|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As race day gave way to Father’s day, I found myself comparing running and race directing. I’ve considered the notion before, but never really thought much about it, but both are a family affair. Crossing [...]

1406, 2018

2018 Cornfield Cornfield 10K: Beat The Heat!

June 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Let’s get one thing straight from the get-go, while summer might not officially arrive until June 21st, we will be running in summer conditions on Saturday at the 2018 Cornfield Cornfield 10K. Then again, what [...]

2205, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: All That Remains is Love

May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since 2015, All That Remains is Love’s team captain, Angie Matsen has run under a different team name with her friend Melissa Kuhn. The team always enjoyed the day, the prep, the run… but that’s [...]

1805, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: Stephen’s Squad

May 18th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

His name was Stephen Siller, and they want to be sure that name doesn’t slip away. A  Brooklyn Firefighter, Stephen ended his long shift, excited to meet his brothers for a relaxing game of golf. [...]

1605, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: 2Pretty4Math

May 16th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every year a clever costume theme, varying run times, and trouble figuring out their averages. At first glance, 2Pretty4Math come across as beautiful, silly girls who are out for a fun jog, but a moment [...]

105, 2018

Nebraska Medicine: Race Day Running Tips

May 1st, 2018|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Rusty McKune, ATC, Sports Medicine Coordinator at Nebraska Medicine. You can find more information about Nebraska Medicine here. ** As race day nears, most everyone is looking for the [...]

904, 2018

Athletico Physical Therapy: 3 Ways to Combat Low Back in Pain Runners

April 9th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Leprechaun Chase, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Athletico Physical Therapy. You can find more information about Athletico Physical Therapy here. ** Low back pain is the largest cause of disability, affecting nearly 80 percent of [...]

404, 2018

2018 M2M Relay Iowa | Completed Team Roster… What’s Next?

April 4th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Congratulations! Your team roster has at least five runners registered and you’re ready to roll for the 2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa! This SOLD OUT race will feature 350 teams. You may be thinking… now what? [...]

304, 2018

2018 Early Bird 10 Mile Race Director Recap

April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Early Bird|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We all know what they say about the early bird, and if you ran with us this past Saturday, you definitely earned your worm! Not just because our finisher medals had a worm on them, [...]

1203, 2018

2018 Leprechaun Chase 10K Des Moines Race Director Recap

March 12th, 2018|Categories: Leprechaun Chase|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Race weekend is always exciting, but it's especially fun for us race organizers when you know the weather will be ideal conditions for runners. That was the case for the 2018 Leprechaun Chase 10K Des [...]

603, 2018

2018 Leprechaun Chase 10K Omaha Race Director Recap – St. Patrick’s Run

March 6th, 2018|Categories: Leprechaun Chase|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Leprechaun Chase 10K Omaha, a St. Patrick’s run with a twist, is Pink Gorilla Events’ second oldest event. The race is Nebraska’s largest 10K running race with over 2,200 finishers. Donning green garb, runners [...]

2602, 2018

Nebraska Medicine: How to Get Ready for Your Next Race

February 26th, 2018|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Michael Weaver, DO, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provider at Nebraska Medicine. You can find more information about Nebraska Medicine here and more information about Michael Weaver here. ** [...]

202, 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 [...]

1311, 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 [...]

2510, 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. ** [...]

1710, 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. ** [...]

1110, 2017

It’s Halfsy Time Lincoln!

October 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. [...]

410, 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. ** [...]

410, 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 [...]

410, 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 [...]

1909, 2017

2017 Harvest Moon Hustle | Spotlight Runner: Bill Udell

September 19th, 2017|Categories: Harvest Moon Hustle, Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Taking on the 2017 Harvest Moon Hustle was like meeting an old friend for Bill Udell. "It's my favorite running event. It’s the one race I won’t miss every year," he said. He's competed in the [...]

1909, 2017

Korey Donahoo – Pace matters

September 19th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Korey Donahoo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second 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. ** [...]

1509, 2017

2017 Market to Market Relay Ohio | Spotlight Team: Team RWB Cinci

September 15th, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Ohio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Team RWB Cinci knows that their team is bigger than the 7-person matrix who crossed the line at this year’s Market to Market Relay. Red White and Blue Cincinnati is just one branch of RWB, [...]

1309, 2017

2017 Market to Market Relay Ohio | Spotlight Team: Moms Run This Town #1

September 13th, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Ohio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you’ve ever watched a woman carry a 30 pound toddler and a week’s worth of groceries in one trip, coordinate 5 schedules and never miss a jog, or plan an egg-free, nut-free, gluten-free, dairy-free [...]

1309, 2017

Robert Rieck – Creating Good Consequences

September 13th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Robert Rieck|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second 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. ** [...]

1309, 2017

2017 Harvest Moon Hustle | When Running Became So Much More by Emily Estes

September 13th, 2017|Categories: Born & Raced In Nebraska, Harvest Moon Hustle, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Emily Estes, founder of Sage Nutrition. You can find more information about Sage Nutrition here. ** It’s funny how things change as we get older, huh? Like [...]

3008, 2017

2017 M2M Relay Nebraska | Your Starting Wave, Race Day Guide, and More!

August 30th, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

YOUR TEAM’S STARTING WAVE PLACEMENT The 10th Annual Market to Market Relay Nebraska presented by OrthoNebraska will feature over 615 teams starting in 15 different starting waves leaving from Aksarben Village. Waves will begin at 5:00 am, [...]

2908, 2017

Meet Susan, a Halfsy Hero

August 29th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Susan Swearer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the first 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. ** [...]

2308, 2017

Meet Korey, a Halfsy Hero

August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Korey Donahoo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the first 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. ** [...]

2108, 2017

Market to Market Relay Nebraska | USA Endurance

August 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, [...]

1008, 2017

2017 M2M Relay Nebraska | Completed Team Roster… What’s Next?

August 10th, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Congratulations! Your team roster has at least five runners registered and you’re ready to roll for the 2017 Market to Market Relay Nebraska! This year’s race will feature 600 teams. You may be thinking… now [...]

908, 2017

Meet Tonya, a Halfsy Hero

August 9th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Tonya O'Neel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the first 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. ** [...]

808, 2017

2017 M2M Relay Ohio | Your Starting Wave, Race Day Guide, and More!

August 8th, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Ohio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

YOUR TEAM’S STARTING WAVE PLACEMENT The 4th annual Market to Market Relay Ohio will feature over 175 teams, starting in 8 different waves leaving from the the historic Main Street of Milford in Greater Cincinnati. [...]

2707, 2017

2017 M2M Relay Ohio | Completed Team Roster… What’s Next?

July 27th, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Ohio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Congratulations! Your team roster has at least five runners registered and you’re ready to roll for the 2017 Market to Market Relay Ohio! This year's race will feature 200 teams. You may be thinking… now [...]

2007, 2017

Pink Gorilla Events Sponsorship Philosophy

July 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 [...]

1007, 2017

2017 M2M Relay Ohio | Course Preview

July 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 [...]

2106, 2017

2017 Cornfield Cornfield 10K Spotlight Team: myTEAM TRIUMPH

June 21st, 2017|Categories: Cornfield Cornfield|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

myTEAM TRIUMPH (mTT) is an athletic ride-along program created for children, teens, adults and veterans with disabilities who would normally not be able to experience endurance events such as triathlons or road races. As a [...]

2106, 2017

2017 Cornfield Cornfield 10K Spotlight Runner: Amy Frankforter

June 21st, 2017|Categories: Cornfield Cornfield|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

As an avid Born and Raced in Nebraska runner, Amy Frankforter knew Cornfield Cornfield all too well. After visiting Synergy Chiropractic Spine & Joint Center for a foot problem, she was offered a chance to run [...]

1206, 2017

2017 Cornfield Cornfield 10K Course Preview

June 12th, 2017|Categories: Cornfield Cornfield|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Start Line The Start Line will be bumpin' on race day with DJ TFitz! Get there early and line up according to your anticipated pace. Remember to please be respectful and keep trail etiquette in mind [...]

1105, 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 [...]

1804, 2017

M2M Relay Iowa | Your Starting Wave, Race Day Guide, and More!

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

YOUR TEAM'S STARTING WAVE PLACEMENT The 5th annual Market to Market Relay Iowa will feature 350 teams, starting in 8 different waves leaving from the bell tower in Jefferson, Iowa. Waves will begin at 5:45 am, [...]

204, 2017

M2M Relay Iowa | You’ve completed your team roster… What’s next?

April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Congratulations! Your team roster has at least five runners registered and you're ready to roll for the 2017 Market to Market Relay Iowa! This SOLD OUT race will feature 350 teams. You may be thinking... now [...]

1602, 2017

Runner’s World Loves the Leprechaun Chase 10K | Best Costume Races

February 16th, 2017|Categories: Leprechaun Chase, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , |

For the third time in eight year race history, Runner's World has featured the Leprechaun Chase 10K (Pink Gorilla Event's Saint Patrick's Running Race). This year it was named in their Bucket List Races. The Leprechaun [...]

2811, 2016

Carl Samuelson – Running with purpose

November 28th, 2016|Categories: Carl Samuelson, Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Carl Samuelson. Our series followed Carl and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Carl has [...]

2311, 2016

Michelle Paxton – Thankful for running well

November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Michelle Paxton|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Michelle Paxton. Our series followed Michelle and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** As soon [...]

1611, 2016

Andi Hallgren – Pacing to the finish line

November 16th, 2016|Categories: Andi Hallgren, Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Andi Hallgren. Our series followed Andi and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Andi got [...]

1011, 2016

Melinda Soerjawitaka – More than race day

November 10th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Melinda Soerjawitaka|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Melinda Soerjawitaka. Our series followed Melinda and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** When Melinda [...]

211, 2016

Race Weekend Pro-Tips

November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy|

Don't Worry Run Halfsy! Race weekend is finally here, and we have compiled 10 tips for taking on race weekend like a pro!   1. Pickup Your Packet Early | Join us for the Good Life Halfsy [...]

2710, 2016

Michelle Paxton – Running her race

October 27th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Michelle Paxton|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Michelle Paxton. Our series will follow Michelle and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** As the [...]

2010, 2016

Melinda Soerjawitaka – Finishing well

October 20th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Melinda Soerjawitaka|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Melinda Soerjawitaka. Our series will follow Melinda and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Melinda’s [...]

2809, 2016

Michelle’s story – Taking a break

September 28th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Michelle Paxton|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Michelle Paxton. Our series will follow Michelle and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** After [...]

2109, 2016

Andi’s story – Staying well balanced

September 21st, 2016|Categories: Andi Hallgren, Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Andi Hallgren. Our series will follow Andi and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Between [...]

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