half marathon

1 05, 2018

Nebraska Medicine: Race Day Running Tips

May 1st, 2018|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Rusty McKune, ATC, Sports Medicine Coordinator at Nebraska Medicine. You can find more information about Nebraska Medicine here. ** As race day nears, most everyone is looking for the right training and fuel strategy to give them an extra edge. While there’s really no “magic formula,” there are definitely [...]

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 [...]

13 11, 2017

Tonya, Robert, Korey and Susan – The Race

November 13th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Korey Donahoo, Robert Rieck, Susan Swearer, Tonya O'Neel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

These stories are the final parts of a four-part series about our Halfsy Heroes, Tonya O’Neel, Robert Rieck, Korey Donahoo, and Susan Swearer. Our series followed our heroes as they trained for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** Tonya O’Neel - Ready For Her Next Goal “I spent so long training, it seemed almost obvious [...]

25 10, 2017

Susan Swearer – 2015 and 2016 are over

October 25th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Susan Swearer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Susan Swearer. Our series will follow Susan and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** Pirates are known to rob you without sentiment, but Susan has had enough of having things taken from her. She [...]

17 10, 2017

Korey Donahoo – Sights on the Finish Line

October 17th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Korey Donahoo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Korey Donahoo. Our series will follow Korey and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** “I can’t decide if it’s more awkward to pass people on the trail, or to be passed.” Korey Donahoo quips. [...]

11 10, 2017

Robert Rieck – Rain, Rain, Go Away!

October 11th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Robert Rieck|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Robert Rieck. Our series will follow Robert and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** “The weather has really been holding me back. I can’t do anything in the rain, and there isn’t another workout [...]

4 10, 2017

Tonya O’Neel – Beyond the system

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Tonya O'Neel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Tonya O’Neel. Our series will follow Tonya and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** ”I’m a really systematic person. I realize this. 90% of the time, I run on the same trail. At some [...]

19 09, 2017

Korey Donahoo – Pace matters

September 19th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Korey Donahoo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Korey Donahoo. Our series will follow Korey and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** Korey Donahoo couldn’t let the 10-year anniversary of the founding of The American Outlaws slip by unrecognized. He asked his [...]

13 09, 2017

Robert Rieck – Creating Good Consequences

September 13th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Robert Rieck|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Robert Rieck. Our series will follow Robert and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** “Everything we do and say and buy has consequences, good and bad.” Robert Rieck knows that a lot of what [...]

5 09, 2017

Tonya O’Neel – Propelling out of a rut

September 5th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Tonya O'Neel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Tonya O’Neel. Our series will follow Tonya and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** A rut runs parallel to the road you wish you were on, keeping your desires in sight, but out of [...]