training

20 03, 2019

Click Rain: Benefits of Training Together for a Race

2019-03-20T21:05:27+00:00March 20th, 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. ** 13.1 Miles. That’s approximately 26,000 consecutive steps. Excuse me while I take a nap. I’m already tired. The thought of running a half marathon is something of nightmares for most. We’re here to tell you it [...]

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 [...]

30 11, 2018

OrthoNebraska: Cold Weather Running Tips

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00November 30th, 2018|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.  Congrats on your entry! We look forward to helping you prepare for Leprechaun Chase 2019. Please be mindful of these tips as your training in colder weather begins! Cold Weather Running Tips Avoid running on [...]

27 11, 2018

Bulu Box: Training Your Lungs

2018-11-27T16:22:52+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by Good Life Halfsy presenting sponsor Bulu Box. You can learn more about Bulu Box here. ** Tired of feeling exhausted during your runs? While you’re working on building up your body’s endurance, don’t forget about your respiratory system! Your lungs have a lot more to do with your [...]

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

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

Melissa Omar – Accepting the Struggle, But Never Accepting Defeat

2018-10-16T18:06:56+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Melissa Omar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Melissa Omar. Our series will follow Melissa and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** Melissa Omar is no stranger to having to take one step at a time, even when she’s the only one [...]

11 10, 2018

Jenn Schroeder – From Her First Step to Dubstep

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Jenn Schroeder|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Jenn Schroeder. Our series will follow Jenn and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** “There has been a lot of adjusting at work lately. It’s good, but it’s definitely cost me some of my [...]

3 10, 2018

Julia Wessel – Many Women, One Tribe

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Julia Wessel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Julia Wessel. Our series will follow Julia and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** There are hundreds of miles in a half marathon. Race day only includes 13.1 of them. Julia Wessel may cross [...]

26 09, 2018

Christina Liekhus – Giving Herself the Gift of Today

2018-09-26T21:51:15+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Christina Liekhus, Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the second 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. ** Christina Liekhus woke up the day after her birthday feeling stiff, sore, and just tired. It’s not her age that [...]