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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 [...]

2 10, 2019

AAA: Inspiration for the Ultimate Bike Riding Trip

2019-10-02T17:16:05+00:00October 2nd, 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. ** Remember the childhood joy of freewheeling through the neighborhood on your bicycle? Bring that feeling back with a grown-up vacation that makes pedaling a priority. These bike riding trips can get you started no matter [...]

19 09, 2019

People’s City Mission: A Little Goes A Long Way

2019-09-19T19:25:40+00:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by People’s City Mission. You can learn more about People’s City Mission and donate here. ** Let’s be honest here, sometimes when we think of a homeless shelter, we’re thinking “these guys need money.” And although sometimes that’s true, we actually, as well as money, need you. If we’re wanting [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]