13.1 miles

20 03, 2019

Click Rain: Benefits of Training Together for a Race

2019-03-20T21:05:27+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight, Sioux Falls Skedaddle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Click Rain. You can learn more about Click Rain here. ** 13.1 Miles. That’s approximately 26,000 consecutive steps. Excuse me while I take a nap. I’m already tired. The thought of running a half marathon is something of nightmares for most. We’re here to tell you it [...]

7 11, 2018

Bulu Box: The Lowdown on Running Blisters

2018-11-07T21:54:01+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If you haven’t collected running blisters yet, expect some on race day! Blisters aren’t just annoying, but they can also harm your performance. If you’re dealing with running blisters, here are a few ways you can treat those pesky sore spots and prevent more from appearing. What causes running blisters? Running, obviously, but more specifically [...]

31 10, 2018

Julia, Melissa, Jenn, and Christina – We Finish Together

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Christina Liekhus, Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Jenn Schroeder, Julia Wessel, Melissa Omar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the final installment in our 2018 Halfsy Heroes series. These stories have followed Julia Wessel, Jenn Schroeder, Melissa Omar, and Christina Liekhus as they’ve prepared for this year’s Good Life Halfsy. ** This year's Halfsy Heroes came from different stages of life, different attitudes about running, and with different obstacles to overcome, but [...]

23 10, 2018

Christina Liekhus – Every Moment Counts

2018-10-23T23:23:11+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Christina Liekhus, Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Christina Liekhus. Our series will follow Christina and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** “My daughter does it all! Basketball, softball, volleyball. She’s all over the place.” Listening to Christina Liekhus talk about her [...]

16 10, 2018

Melissa Omar – Accepting the Struggle, But Never Accepting Defeat

2018-10-16T18:06:56+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Melissa Omar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Melissa Omar. Our series will follow Melissa and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** Melissa Omar is no stranger to having to take one step at a time, even when she’s the only one [...]

3 10, 2018

Julia Wessel – Many Women, One Tribe

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Julia Wessel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Julia Wessel. Our series will follow Julia and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** There are hundreds of miles in a half marathon. Race day only includes 13.1 of them. Julia Wessel may cross [...]

11 09, 2018

Melissa Omar – Late to Bed, Early to Rise, Melissa Keeps Her Eye on the Prize

2018-09-11T22:35:00+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Melissa Omar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Melissa Omar. Our series will follow Melissa and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** Finding time for everything seems hard when it’s just you and your job. Then you get married and you think [...]

5 09, 2018

Julia Wessel – Weather or Not

2018-09-05T17:09:00+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Julia Wessel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Julia Wessel. Our series will follow Julia and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** The relentless downpour has been putting a damper on Nebraska for weeks but has intensified in the last few days. [...]

30 08, 2018

Meet Halfsy Heroes Julia, Melissa, Jenn, and Christina

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Christina Liekhus, Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Jenn Schroeder, Julia Wessel, Melissa Omar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year’s Halfsy Heroes have already taken their first steps toward the finish line, and each one is running toward something even bigger! Watch Julia A decision to change her life had Julia Wessel running from her daughter. “I had this pair of size 20 jeans and they made me mad. They made me madder [...]