Leprechaun Chase

27 02, 2019

OrthoNebraska: Discomfort vs. Injury

2019-02-27T14:53:18+00:00February 27th, 2019|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.  ** OrthoNebraska offers free community screenings. Keep improving with advanced exercises, stride evaluation, flexibility screening, and orthotic assessment. Discomfort Vs. Injury There is a fine line between running in discomfort (that is most of us!) and [...]

18 02, 2019

OrthoNebraska: Training Tips with Optimum Stride

2019-02-18T21:25:18+00:00February 18th, 2019|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.  ** No two runners are the same, so OrthoNebraska custom-designs your Optimum Stride experience to meet your needs and help you achieve your goals. An Introduction on Form Head: Look up and ahead naturally and scan [...]

30 01, 2019

ARL: Be a Hero. (Bring your Green Cape!)

2019-01-30T18:13:45+00:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Leprechaun Chase, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s race day and the fancy pink gorilla takes off in front of you while blaring his signature trombone. You’re wearing a cape and it’s flapping in the wind behind you as you race to win that free green beer. It feels good to be a hero, right? When the race is over, don’t hang [...]

15 01, 2019

OrthoNebraska: Running Equipment Insight

2019-01-15T15:27:22+00:00January 15th, 2019|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.  ** Shoes: Remember – it begins and ends with our shoes – there is no more critical piece of equipment. Every person has a specific type of foot that would benefit from the proper shoe. Running [...]

30 11, 2018

OrthoNebraska: Cold Weather Running Tips

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00November 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. Please be mindful of these tips as your training in colder weather begins! Cold Weather Running Tips Avoid running on [...]

9 04, 2018

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

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00April 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 people in the United States at some point in their lifetime.1 For runners, the compressive load during foot strike is [...]

12 03, 2018

2018 Leprechaun Chase 10K Des Moines Race Director Recap

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00March 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 Moines. With beautiful racing weather for early March, the stage was set for many runners to set a PR and [...]

6 03, 2018

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

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00March 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 start inside the SAC Museum among historic airplanes, spaceships, and rockets and then run the spiral course through Nebraska’s most [...]

2 02, 2018

Ervin & Smith: Rebranding the Leprechaun Chase 10K

2018-12-14T23:54:31+00:00February 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 [...]

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 [...]