10k

14 05, 2019

Venue at Werner Park: Final Countdown

2019-05-14T15:37:42+00:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Cornfield Cornfield, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Venue at Werner Park. You can learn more about Venue at Werner Park here. ** Hey runners and readers! Today, we are here to provide you with helpful tips as you gear up for the big race! Getting prepared for a big race can be exciting and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

18 06, 2018

2018 Cornfield Cornfield 10K Race Director Recap

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00June 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 [...]

14 06, 2018

2018 Cornfield Cornfield 10K: Beat The Heat!

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Let’s get one thing straight from the get-go, while summer might not officially arrive until June 21st, we will be running in summer conditions on Saturday at the 2018 Cornfield Cornfield 10K. Then again, what would a summer race be without sunny skies, warm temps, and plenty of cold beer and watermelon to meet you [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

19 09, 2017

2017 Harvest Moon Hustle | Spotlight Runner: Bill Udell

2017-09-19T21:00:03+00:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: Harvest Moon Hustle, Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Taking on the 2017 Harvest Moon Hustle was like meeting an old friend for Bill Udell. "It's my favorite running event. It’s the one race I won’t miss every year," he said. He's competed in the Harvest Moon Hustle since it's inaugural year in 2011. Running beneath a canopy of fall foliage in the ever fading [...]

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 [...]