Holiday Run Recap

If you have kids in high school who run cross country—or if you ran cross country—you might be intimately familiar with the Holiday Run course at Pioneers Park. There’s the wide-open start than funnels runners as they fly down the first of many hills. There are the trail crossings and roads that echo with the…

From the Desk of the President

Fall definitely is in the air and our season of running events is coming to an end. The last race of the season is the Holiday Run on Sunday, December 3, on the Pioneers Park cross country course. Benefiting the Capital Humane Society, this is a fun event for everyone, including those who bring their…

Trails Update by Parks Coble

As winter approaches several trail projects are being completed while others are delayed probably until spring. Cavett School to Yankee Hill Road The Tierra Williamsburg Trail’s southern end was formerly at San Mateo Drive about half a block east of Cavett School. But now the city has completed an extension of this trail around the…

Capital City Classic Race Recap

The 2017 Bryan Health Capital City Classic welcomed over 600 runners and volunteers aging from two to seventy-six! The race was held on Sunday, October 22, and featured a 1-mile kids’ run, 5K, and 15K. The event started and finished at the majestic Nebraska State Capitol. Runners and spectators were welcomed with entertainment from the…

Buffalo Run Recap

To those out West, Nebraskans are known as “flatlanders.” But anyone who’s run in Pioneers Park knows that Nebraska is anything but flat! Pioneers Park is loved (and hated?) for its hilly terrain—just ask any cross country runner or any Buffalo Run runner! The 41st Annual Buffalo Run–Lincoln’s oldest and toughest road race–was Sunday, September 10.…