From the Desk of the President

There’s only one more event on the LTC calendar, the Capital Humane Society Holiday Run at Pioneers Park on December 2. Please come out and run, cheer, volunteer, or better yet, adopt a dog! Since my last column, the weather has contributed quite nicely to a highly successful Lincoln Mile on a new course, the…

Trails Update by Parks Coble

Moving on the Murdock The bids for upgrading the Murdock Trail actually came in under the estimate, so construction began immediately is finished! The completed project adds a paved trail while retaining the limestone side path. This is a first for Lincoln. The new concrete trail allows Parks and Recreation to remove snow in the…

Race Recap: Buffalo Run

Buffalo Run 2018 proved great weather produces great times! For the first time in several years our first male runner ran 25 minutes and our first female runner ran in the 29s! Nolan Zimmer has proven what great shape he is in with a 25:50 win of over a minute ahead of second place Colin…

Race Recap: GSK Orange Run

Last year longtime race sponsor GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and the Lincoln Track Club brought back the night run, providing a unique race environment and a great opportunity for family fun. And on Saturday, August 4, the GSK Orange Run returned for the 37th year. The race started and finished at the Fallbrook YMCA and Schoo Middle…

From the Desk of the President

We have concluded the 20th annual and final State Farm Run along with another long-time event—the Tabitha 10K Run (formerly Dorsey, then Novartis, then GSK) at Holmes Lake. As I mentioned in the last newsletter, Tabitha will assume sponsorship of our 10-mile event in 2019 on a yet to be determined course and the 10K…

New Course for the Lincoln Mile

                             Lincoln Mile ♦ July 8 ♦ First heat starts at 8:00 a.m., starting with the oldest age group ♦ elite heat starts at 10:00 a.m. ♦ Over the years the Lincoln Mile course has varied, but part of it was always run through UNL’s city campus. Well,…

Trails Update by Parks Coble

Changes Coming to the Murdock Trail The Murdock Trail is a converted rail line that runs almost five miles through northeast Lincoln. It extends from 112th Street out in the country, west to 48th and Fremont Streets, where it connects to the John Dietrich Trail. Unlike all of the other commuter trails in the city…

2018 LTC Scholarship Winners

The Lincoln Track Club awarded three $2,500 scholarships totaling $7,500 to local high school track and field athletes for the fifth consecutive year on Sunday, June 3. Scholarship recipients must be from the Lincoln/Lancaster County area and plan to compete in cross country and/or track and field at the collegiate level. The LTC established the…