Nebraska

6 08, 2019

Top 5 Reasons You’ll Love the Good Life Halfsy Half Marathon in Nebraska

2019-08-09T16:56:07+00:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Good Life Halfsy|Tags: , , , , , , |

5. It's huge. 6,500 runners from all 50 states and Canada 4. Nationally ranked as one of the best Half Marathons according to BibRave 100, Active Network and Greatist 3. Lincoln, Nebraska's food, hospitality and sites (See our recommendations for Local Sights, Food & Drink + Night Life) 2. Net Downhill Course = A Fast [...]

8 07, 2019

AAA: 3 Reasons to Ride Your Bike Without Fear

2019-07-08T14:39:38+00:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by AAA of Nebraska. You can learn more about AAA of Nebraska here. ** You love the sense of freedom a bicycle offers. It gets your heart pumping and your muscles moving. Plus, you save on gas for your car. There are plenty of reasons to enjoy the [...]

14 05, 2019

Venue at Werner Park: Final Countdown

2019-05-14T15:37:42+00:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Cornfield Cornfield, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Venue at Werner Park. You can learn more about Venue at Werner Park here. ** Hey runners and readers! Today, we are here to provide you with helpful tips as you gear up for the big race! Getting prepared for a big race can be exciting and [...]

27 02, 2019

OrthoNebraska: Discomfort vs. Injury

2019-02-27T14:53:18+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Leprechaun Chase, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by OrthoNebraska. You can learn more about OrthoNebraska and their Optimum Stride program here.  ** OrthoNebraska offers free community screenings. Keep improving with advanced exercises, stride evaluation, flexibility screening, and orthotic assessment. Discomfort Vs. Injury There is a fine line between running in discomfort (that is most of us!) and [...]

7 11, 2018

Don’t Panic Labs: Running for Sustainable Mental Agility

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by Bill Udell, Integrator at Don’t Panic Labs. You can learn more about Don’t Panic Labs here. At Don’t Panic Labs, we help organizations achieve sustained success through software. Writing software to solve the problem you have today is relatively straightforward. Writing software that can respond to your business [...]

31 10, 2018

Julia, Melissa, Jenn, and Christina – We Finish Together

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Christina Liekhus, Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Jenn Schroeder, Julia Wessel, Melissa Omar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the final installment in our 2018 Halfsy Heroes series. These stories have followed Julia Wessel, Jenn Schroeder, Melissa Omar, and Christina Liekhus as they’ve prepared for this year’s Good Life Halfsy. ** This year's Halfsy Heroes came from different stages of life, different attitudes about running, and with different obstacles to overcome, but [...]

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 [...]

23 10, 2018

Christina Liekhus – Every Moment Counts

2018-10-23T23:23:11+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Christina Liekhus, Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Christina Liekhus. Our series will follow Christina and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** “My daughter does it all! Basketball, softball, volleyball. She’s all over the place.” Listening to Christina Liekhus talk about her [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]