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Market to Market Relay

16 10, 2019

2019 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Dashing Divas

2019-10-16T17:51:04+00:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Esther Paine knew her sister, Amy Locher, was going to run. It didn’t surprise anyone, in fact. She always runs.  From the Leprechaun Chase to the Good Life Halfsy, it’s just what Amy does. But she never does it alone. “Market to Market gives us one more reason to all come together, even if not [...]

15 10, 2019

OrthoNebraska: Meniscus Tears, a Common Knee Injury

2019-10-15T18:51:00+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Eric Samuelson, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon at OrthoNebraska. You can learn more about OrthoNebraska here. ** Meniscus tears of the knee are one of the most common problems seen by orthopaedic surgeons. The meniscus is a c-shaped pad of cartilage (see diagram) that acts as the shock absorber [...]

4 09, 2019

2019 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Course Changes: Halftime

2019-09-04T18:18:07+00:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In 2007, I started running and I had a silly idea to have a team running relay from Omaha to Lincoln. One of the reasons I felt that it was possible was because I discovered the Lied Bridge across the Platte River existed. This was before Google Maps existed, so I hopped on my dad’s [...]

28 05, 2019

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

2019-06-24T15:04:04+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 [...]

15 05, 2019

2019 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: Run Like Hell

2019-05-15T14:38:53+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When Evil is Afoot, There Can Be No Slowing Down In the light of every Market to Market from the very beginning, we’ve seen the darkness. Something wicked lurking in every race. You’ve seen them. We’ve all seen them. A dark blur. You can pretend they’re not there, but when you feel the fire, you’d [...]

23 10, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Team Inclusion

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every parent wants to give their child the world. When Matt Johnson’s son was born with Cerebral Palsy, he was told his child’s world was going to be very limited. “Kaleb will always face challenges. He will always need help. Little things like dressing himself or even transitioning out of his own chair, he’ll always [...]

16 10, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Thursdays at Six

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“It’s just a great mental escape. Some people drink. Some people watch tv. We run!” Chelsea Mollak looks forward to her weekly meeting ThursdaysatSix, even if she isn’t always sure who that crew will be. “I joined the group about 2 years ago, and initially I thought… Oh no. Maybe I won’t actually go. I [...]

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 [...]

18 05, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: Stephen’s Squad

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

His name was Stephen Siller, and they want to be sure that name doesn’t slip away. A  Brooklyn Firefighter, Stephen ended his long shift, excited to meet his brothers for a relaxing game of golf. As he prepared to head out, he heard the still-fuzzy reports of some kind of accident in lower Manhattan. He [...]

27 04, 2018

7 Running Relay Packing Tips

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Team running relay races are great fun and the ultimate running road trip. With every road trip packing is part of the experience. Pack too little and your adventure becomes stressful. Here are the top 7 things to remember when creating your running relay packing list. 1. It's a team running relay race. Make the [...]