Cornfield Cornfield

18 06, 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 a finish line as a runner or organizing an event for thousands of runners, both fill me with pride and [...]

10 11, 2017

Setting Yourself Up For Success

November 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 [...]

20 07, 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 thing as Good-Enough". We love dreaming up exciting new events, while stressing over the placement of every last cone, but [...]

21 06, 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 new non-profit in the Omaha area, mTT used the 2017 Cornfield Cornfield as their very first race. Steve Filips and [...]

21 06, 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 this year's race for free and jumped on it. We interviewed Amy about her time at this year's race. Q: [...]

12 06, 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 throughout the day. Cheer Stations Throughout the course on race day, you'll encounter music and plenty of cow bells to [...]

18 05, 2017

Giving Back

May 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

January 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 [...]

5 01, 2017

2016 By The Numbers

January 5th, 2017|Categories: Cornfield Cornfield, Good Life Halfsy, Harvest Moon Hustle, Leprechaun Chase, Market to Market Relay, Pink Gorilla Events|

The 2016 racing season is officially history, and for us at Pink Gorilla Events it was just that, a history making year. In 2016, we topped 20,000 annual runners for the first time, received local & national recognition, and raised over $65,000 for nearly 100 local groups affiliated with our events. As race directors, we [...]