Pink Gorilla Events

15 01, 2018

2017 By The Numbers

January 15th, 2018|Categories: Pink Gorilla Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

2017 was another busy year for the Pink Gorilla.  He turned 10 after-all. Not just our company, but yes, the same Pink Gorilla costume has been used to start all our events since the inaugural Market to Market Relay in 2008. At Pink Gorilla Events, it is part of our DNA to serve up something [...]

15 11, 2017

Lincoln Becomes Midwest Half Marathon Capital

November 15th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Pink Gorilla Events|Tags: , , , , , |

The secret is out. Lincoln is a half marathon destination like no other in the Midwest. In 2017, Lincoln saw 13,630 half marathoners take on its two largest events, The Lincoln Half Marathon in May and The Good Life Halfsy in October, surpassing both Des Moines, Iowa and Kansas City, Missouri for the most finishers [...]

31 08, 2017

How to Run Your Best Halfsy

August 31st, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Pink Gorilla Events|Tags: , , , |

by Kyle Kranz Last year after missing my PR by 1 second in October at the Run Crazy Horse Half Marathon in western South Dakota, I was on a quick search for a second try! There are not many half marathons within driving distance of Rapid City, SD. There are even less in October and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]