2020 Buffalo Run

The Lincoln Track Club, in coordination with the Lincoln Running Company, is proud to present the 44th annual Buffalo Run, set for Sunday, Sept. 20, at Lincoln’s beautiful Pioneers Park. This will be Buffalo Run: Global Pandemic Style. It will be an in-person race (no virtual component here!), but there are a few slight changes…

Lincoln Mile Is On! August 9

The Lincoln Mile, a one-mile race that is held in beautiful downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, is scheduled for Sunday, August 9. The event, sponsored by the Lincoln Track Club and the Lincoln Running Company, is being held a month later than normal and will be the first road race hosted in the city under protocols designed…

Havelock Virtual Run Recap

The 2020 Havelock Charity Run will go down as an event of “firsts.” This was our first time going virtual! Despite that fact, over 75 percent of registered participants turned in finishing times. Since we were virtual, this was also the first time that we were a global event! We had participants running in six different states!…

From the Desk of the President

First and foremost, the Lincoln Track Club family was saddened to learn of the passing of its former president, Larry Worth, on April 6. He served and led the club well in this capacity from 1991 to 2012. Since stepping down as president, he continued to serve behind the scenes as our liaison with the…

2020 Kids’ Grand Prix UPDATE

Today is May 2, and this is the day the KFRX Mayor’s Run, sponsored by Sandhills Global, should have been run. Although we couldn’t hold the Mayor’s Run this year, the Lincoln Track Club has come up with a way for kids to become 2020 Grand Slammers! The Kids’ Grand Prix program has always been about…

MOVE!

COVID-19 is keeping a lot of us at home, and the urge to get outside and move has never been stronger than it is now. Lincoln’s trails and sidewalks are filled with walkers and runners like never before. Some are continuing what they’ve always done, but others are returning to something they haven’t done for…

Trails Report by Parks Coble

APRIL REPORT Special thanks to Sara Hartzell, planner with Lincoln Parks and Recreation for her help with this report. The past few weeks have been as discouraging as any I can remember. One by one familiar spaces in our lives—office, church, gym, favorite restaurant, library, barber shop, homes of friends—are gone, very poorly replaced by…