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27 03, 2019

Mieke Slaba – Hopefully Devoted

2019-03-27T14:25:51+00:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Sioux Falls Skedaddle, Skedaddle Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is part five of a ten-part series leading up to the 2019 Sioux Falls Skedaddle. For more information about the race and how to join us on April 28, visit the website here. ** For Mieke (Mee-Kay) Slaba, running isn’t a way to escape her four children, find sanity, or even to put distance [...]

28 02, 2019

Nebraska Medicine: Four Ways to be a Supportive Sports Parent

2019-02-28T17:08:07+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Michael D. Weaver, DO of Nebraska Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. You can learn more about Nebraska Medicine here. ** Parenting a child active in sports can be a challenge and a joy. Every parent wants to see their child stay healthy while enjoying the process – [...]

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 [...]

23 11, 2016

Michelle Paxton – Thankful for running well

2018-12-14T23:54:33+00:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Michelle Paxton|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the final part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Michelle Paxton. Our series followed Michelle and three other heroes as they trained for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** As soon as the gun fired, Michelle was off. She was eager to get the Halfsy started and see how her training [...]

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, [...]

20 10, 2016

Melinda Soerjawitaka – Finishing well

2018-12-14T23:54:34+00:00October 20th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Melinda Soerjawitaka|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Melinda Soerjawitaka. Our series will follow Melinda and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Melinda’s story has been full of upward momentum. More runs, longer runs, faster runs, confident runs… but right now she’s taking [...]

14 09, 2016

Melinda’s story – Not giving up

2016-09-14T18:01:30+00:00September 14th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Melinda Soerjawitaka|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Melinda Soerjawitaka. Our series will follow Melinda and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** It’s been four months and Melinda is still running. She won’t give up, she can’t and she doesn’t want to. [...]