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Born & Raced In Nebraska

8 11, 2018

Nebraska Community Blood Bank: Happy Veteran’s Day!

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00November 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 penetrated his armored truck as he drove through southern Iraq, nearly killing him. "The blast tore apart my right leg [...]

24 07, 2018

Madonna: Fat Loading

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00July 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 a race? Have you ever heard of fat loading? While carbohydrates are a nutritionally important part of training for a [...]

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 [...]

13 09, 2017

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

2018-12-14T23:54:31+00:00September 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 a love for running… I never would have imagined I would have those words coming my mouth. As a freshman [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

10 01, 2017

BRIN Blood Drive Month

2018-12-14T23:54:33+00:00January 10th, 2017|Categories: Born & Raced In Nebraska, Cornfield Cornfield, Harvest Moon Hustle, Leprechaun Chase, Partner Highlight, Pink Gorilla Events|

We have teamed up with our friends at Madonna ProActive for the month of January to support our BRIN Charity of Choice, Nebraska Community Blood Bank, with BRIN Blood Drive Month! The following is a blog post from NCBB on the positive affects of blood donation and running. As runners, some of us may be [...]