race day

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 [...]

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 [...]

24 04, 2019

Ashley Arend – Ashley Surrounds Herself with Goal Diggers

2019-04-24T19:45:49+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Sioux Falls Skedaddle, Skedaddle Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is part nine of a ten-part series leading up to the 2019 Sioux Falls Skedaddle. For more information about the race, visit the website here. The 2019 race might be full, but you can join us in 2020! Follow us on Facebook for registration info. ** It’s important to have goals that you won’t reach [...]

26 03, 2019

Click Rain: James Krueger Q&A

2019-04-10T14:19:10+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight, Sioux Falls Skedaddle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Click Rain. You can learn more about Click Rain here. ** The countdown is officially on for the first-ever Sioux Falls Skedaddle Half Marathon on April 28. As race day quickly approaches, ten Click Rain team members are putting their best foot forward training both physically and mentally [...]

7 11, 2018

Bulu Box: The Lowdown on Running Blisters

2018-11-07T21:54:01+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If you haven’t collected running blisters yet, expect some on race day! Blisters aren’t just annoying, but they can also harm your performance. If you’re dealing with running blisters, here are a few ways you can treat those pesky sore spots and prevent more from appearing. What causes running blisters? Running, obviously, but more specifically [...]

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 [...]

24 07, 2018

Madonna: Fat Loading

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Born & Raced In Nebraska, Cornfield Cornfield, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Kaylee Jessen, Intern at Madonna. You can find more information about Madonna here. ** How many times have you heard the words ‘carb-overload’ when talking about training for a race? Have you ever heard of fat loading? While carbohydrates are a nutritionally important part of training for a [...]

18 06, 2018

2018 Cornfield Cornfield 10K Race Director Recap

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Cornfield Cornfield|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As race day gave way to Father’s day, I found myself comparing running and race directing. I’ve considered the notion before, but never really thought much about it, but both are a family affair. Crossing a finish line as a runner or organizing an event for thousands of runners, both fill me with pride and [...]

16 05, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: 2Pretty4Math

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Market to Market Relay|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every year a clever costume theme, varying run times, and trouble figuring out their averages. At first glance, 2Pretty4Math come across as beautiful, silly girls who are out for a fun jog, but a moment with any of the members will uncover a woman with a sense of humor, brilliant mind, and a warm and [...]

1 05, 2018

Nebraska Medicine: Race Day Running Tips

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00May 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 [...]