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11 12, 2018

Bulu Box: What is Runner’s High?

2018-12-11T16:33:20+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by Good Life Halfsy presenting sponsor Bulu Box. You can learn more about Bulu Box here. ** You know that euphoric feeling you had while finishing the Good Life Halfsy? If you’re a hard-core runner you know all about runner’s high. But why doesn’t it happen every time you run? [...]

27 11, 2018

Bulu Box: Training Your Lungs

2018-11-27T16:22:52+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by Good Life Halfsy presenting sponsor Bulu Box. You can learn more about Bulu Box here. ** Tired of feeling exhausted during your runs? While you’re working on building up your body’s endurance, don’t forget about your respiratory system! Your lungs have a lot more to do with your [...]

19 09, 2018

Jenn Schroeder – Every Step She Takes

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Jenn Schroeder|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Jenn Schroeder. Our series will follow Jenn and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** “I’m not a morning person, but in Arizona, I had to be. It’s been so hot that if I wait, [...]

22 05, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: All That Remains is Love

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since 2015, All That Remains is Love’s team captain, Angie Matsen has run under a different team name with her friend Melissa Kuhn. The team always enjoyed the day, the prep, the run… but that’s not why they did it. They did it for Mel. When Mel was diagnosed with cancer, it wasn’t so much [...]

16 05, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: 2Pretty4Math

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every year a clever costume theme, varying run times, and trouble figuring out their averages. At first glance, 2Pretty4Math come across as beautiful, silly girls who are out for a fun jog, but a moment with any of the members will uncover a woman with a sense of humor, brilliant mind, and a warm and [...]

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 [...]

26 02, 2018

Nebraska Medicine: How to Get Ready for Your Next Race

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Michael Weaver, DO, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provider at Nebraska Medicine. You can find more information about Nebraska Medicine here and more information about Michael Weaver here. ** If running or simply exercising regularly has not been your forte in recent months, lacing up a new pair of [...]

10 11, 2016

Melinda Soerjawitaka – More than race day

2016-11-10T15:29:22+00:00November 10th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Melinda Soerjawitaka|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Melinda Soerjawitaka. Our series followed Melinda and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** When Melinda started training for the Good Life Halfsy, she couldn’t run for 30 seconds straight. Now, running 3 miles is simple, [...]