Leprechaun Chase

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 [...]

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 [...]

7 03, 2017

Animal Rescue League of Iowa – LC10K Des Moines Charity of Choice

2018-12-14T23:54:32+00:00March 7th, 2017|Categories: Leprechaun Chase|Tags: , , , , , , |

We have teamed up again with our friends at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa for the charity of choice for the Leprechaun Chase 10K Des Moines. Over $18,000 has been raised for ARL through the event since 2013. The following is a blog post from ARL about how you can adopt a pet or get [...]

2 03, 2017

Leprechaun Chase 10K Omaha | Green Beer After Party

2018-12-14T23:54:32+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Leprechaun Chase|Tags: , |

This is part four of a five series where I decided to dig a little deeper into what really makes this race special and one of Nebraska favorite races annually and why Runner’s World named it one of the eight “Stellar St. Patrick’s Day Runs” The Bud Light Green Beer After Party What better way to finish your [...]