Havelock Charity Run Recap

Although June 3 was a hot and humid day, 750 people showed up to participate in the 39th Annual Havelock Charity Run! The 10k was won by Colin Morrissey in 32:33, followed closely by Nolan Zimmer, who finished with a time of 32:54. Nolan Border was our third-place finisher, completing the 6.2 miles in 33:27.…

From the Desk of the President . . .

We are at the halfway point in LTC’s running event calendar and enjoying the warm days of summer. The club’s biggest achievement of the year has been the extremely successful completion of the 40th running of the Lincoln Marathon. Once again, more than 14,000 runners registered, and these participants would not have had the elite…

Trails Update by Parks Coble

DETOURS! As anyone who drives in Lincoln knows, it is road construction season, which means detours everywhere you turn. Alas, runners may discover the same thing in the next few months when they go out to run on their favorite trail. But in my view not all detours are created equal. We have: The good:…

Mayor’s Run Recap

The  was the best yet! More than three thousand runners were on hand to run around the State Capital. This year’s shirt with the theme “Happy 30th Birthday Mayor’s Run” was designed by Evyn Shafer, a sixth grader from Lincoln Christian School. Prescott Elementary, Beattie Elementary, and Lincoln Christian were the top schools in the…

Tabitha 10K Race Recap

The Lincoln Track Club has a new sponsor for the second race on its schedule. Tabitha’s Race to EmbRACE Aging was run on Saturday, April 8, at Holmes Lake Park. Participants sponsored 491 meals for Tabitha Meals on Wheels. Together with generous sponsors, nearly $9,000 was designated to provide meals for this valuable community program. It was…

Race Recap: State Farm Run

If there is one thing you can count on, it’s that the weather for the State Farm Run will not be ideal. The 19th Annual State Farm Run was held on Saturday, March 25, under cold and rainy conditions. But that didn’t stop hundreds of runners from helping the LTC kick off its 2017 racing…

Wilderness Park Runners and Users

If you run, hike, bird watch, or spend any time Wilderness Park, Lincoln Parks and Rec needs to hear from you. The Parks Advisory Board is meeting Thursday, June 8, at 4:00 p.m. in their new office at the Health Department at 3140 N Street, #300. It is crucial we fill the room with Wilderness Park users to…