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28 05, 2019

2019 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: The Original Seven

2019-05-28T23:04:39+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The O’Polkas raised their four sons and three daughters to stand on their own two feet, but to remember that there were always 12 extra hands ready to catch them if they stumbled. As the O’Polkas watched their seven children cross the Market to Market finish line together, they smiled at the realization of a [...]

11 10, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Hot Flashes

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It may have been a chilly day, but Deb Shissler’s team knows how to heat things up! Deb’s first run happened in 1979. “I saw this boy. I asked around a little and was told that if I wanted a shot, I had to ask him to go running. All I had were these army [...]

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 [...]

28 11, 2016

Carl Samuelson – Running with purpose

2018-12-14T23:54:33+00:00November 28th, 2016|Categories: Carl Samuelson, Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Carl Samuelson. Our series followed Carl and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Carl has his pre-race routine down. He gets there early, checks his gear, warms up and then mingles with his fellow racers [...]

5 10, 2016

Carl Samuelson – Running for others

2018-12-14T23:54:34+00:00October 5th, 2016|Categories: Carl Samuelson, Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Carl Samuelson. Our series will follow Carl and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** A few weeks ago, Carl didn’t finish a race. He made it eight and a half miles with an extremely sore [...]