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2 02, 2018

Ervin & Smith: Rebranding the Leprechaun Chase 10K

February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Leprechaun Chase, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Ervin & Smith. You can find more information about Ervin & Smith here. ** The Leprechaun Chase is more than just your everyday 10K race. Instead of just battling for your own personal record, this race is a battle of the sexes—men versus women, lads versus lasses—for [...]

15 01, 2018

2017 By The Numbers

January 15th, 2018|Categories: Pink Gorilla Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

2017 was another busy year for the Pink Gorilla.  He turned 10 after-all. Not just our company, but yes, the same Pink Gorilla costume has been used to start all our events since the inaugural Market to Market Relay in 2008. At Pink Gorilla Events, it is part of our DNA to serve up something [...]

15 11, 2017

Lincoln Becomes Midwest Half Marathon Capital

November 15th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Pink Gorilla Events|Tags: , , , , , |

The secret is out. Lincoln is a half marathon destination like no other in the Midwest. In 2017, Lincoln saw 13,630 half marathoners take on its two largest events, The Lincoln Half Marathon in May and The Good Life Halfsy in October, surpassing both Des Moines, Iowa and Kansas City, Missouri for the most finishers [...]

13 11, 2017

Tonya, Robert, Korey and Susan – The Race

November 13th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Korey Donahoo, Robert Rieck, Susan Swearer, Tonya O'Neel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

These stories are the final parts of a four-part series about our Halfsy Heroes, Tonya O’Neel, Robert Rieck, Korey Donahoo, and Susan Swearer. Our series followed our heroes as they trained for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** Tonya O’Neel - Ready For Her Next Goal “I spent so long training, it seemed almost obvious [...]

25 10, 2017

Susan Swearer – 2015 and 2016 are over

October 25th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Susan Swearer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Susan Swearer. Our series will follow Susan and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** Pirates are known to rob you without sentiment, but Susan has had enough of having things taken from her. She [...]

17 10, 2017

Korey Donahoo – Sights on the Finish Line

October 17th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Korey Donahoo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Korey Donahoo. Our series will follow Korey and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** “I can’t decide if it’s more awkward to pass people on the trail, or to be passed.” Korey Donahoo quips. [...]

4 10, 2017

Tonya O’Neel – Beyond the system

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Tonya O'Neel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Tonya O’Neel. Our series will follow Tonya and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** ”I’m a really systematic person. I realize this. 90% of the time, I run on the same trail. At some [...]

4 10, 2017

2017 Market to Market Relay Nebraska | Spotlight Team: Loose Screws

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

From Loose Screws to Missed Cues, This Team Shows Up! The Loose Screws have been running into trouble since before the first Market to Market Relay in 2008, and have made sure to bring that trouble with them every year since. The team name comes from their motto: If it’s broke, screw it! Prior to [...]

19 09, 2017

2017 Harvest Moon Hustle | Spotlight Runner: Bill Udell

September 19th, 2017|Categories: Harvest Moon Hustle, Market to Market Relay, Nebraska|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Taking on the 2017 Harvest Moon Hustle was like meeting an old friend for Bill Udell. "It's my favorite running event. It’s the one race I won’t miss every year," he said. He's competed in the Harvest Moon Hustle since it's inaugural year in 2011. Running beneath a canopy of fall foliage in the ever fading [...]

19 09, 2017

Korey Donahoo – Pace matters

September 19th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Korey Donahoo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Korey Donahoo. Our series will follow Korey and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** Korey Donahoo couldn’t let the 10-year anniversary of the founding of The American Outlaws slip by unrecognized. He asked his [...]