LTC Distinguished Service Award: Steve Loftis

Every runner appreciates the significance of numbers. They denote distance, pace, PRs, streaks, start-line times, goals, followers on Strava, and qualifying standards. We fixate over them, strive for new ones, and often define success by them. As a lifelong runner and professional bean counter, Steve Loftis understands the importance of numbers, both on and off…

Race Recap: Holiday Run

It was a ruff year for the Holiday Run! With a soaking December rain that turned to snow Saturday night, the trail was soppy and a bit slippery in spots. But the scenery was a classic Holiday Run motif—so much so that as runners headed up Choo-Choo Hill, sledders took a slow slide down. The…

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…