Thunder Run Recap

Nearly 350 runners ranging in age from three to eighty-five competed at the 2016 KFOR Thunder Run, held August 13. This unique event took place on the west tarmac and runway of the Lincoln Airport. Another unique aspect of this event was provided by the Nebraska National Guard, which staged an impressive display of military…

Buffalo Run Recap

The Buffalo Run celebrated a milestone this year. Forty years of running! And a lot of people showed up to run and celebrate Lincoln’s longest-running race. More than 600 people ran, and 124 of those were veterans. And two runners—Mary Wolfe and Tom Becker—ran the Buffalo Run for the fortieth time! If you’re new to…

Havelock Charity Run Recap

Close to 900 people were confident that the course would be dry for the 38th Annual Havelock Charity Run. Unlike the previous two years, where as much as 2 inches of rain fell just before the race, this year that confidence paid off, and nearly perfect weather greeted the runners.The 10k race started promptly at…

Trails Update by Parks Coble

A Break from Detours? In the fall issue of FastTimes I lamented the long delays in completion of two construction projects—the Penny Bridges at Sheridan, which blocked the Rock Island Trail, and the Billy Wolff do-over on the north side of Capitol Parkway and 27th. The very day FastTimes appeared, the barriers came down on…

From the Desk of the President . . .

Wow . . . we just finished up with the 4th annual Uplifting Athletes Run. The Lincoln Track Club provided its race organization experience that enabled the Huskers’ Uplifting Athletes chapter to raise $34,200 for pediatric brain cancer research. The UNL Athletic Department’s Life Skills staff provided the organization effort that went into the marketing…