LTC Cancels Three Races

The Lincoln Track Club canceled three races in accordance with guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The canceled races include Tabitha Miles for Meals Run (March 28), KFRX Mayor’s Run sponsored by Sandhills Global (May 2), and the Lincoln Marathon and Half Marathon (May…

LTC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The Lincoln Track Club is monitoring the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation from the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and our local health officials. As of March 11, 2020, there are no plans to change our upcoming events including the Tabitha Miles for Meals Run, the Mayor’s Run, or the Lincoln Marathon…

Race Recap: Holiday Run

December 8 was the 2019 Holiday Run at Pioneers Park to benefit Capital Humane Society. It was the largest Holiday Run yet and resulted in a gift of $6,000 to help unwanted pets on their journey to new homes. The run became a part of the Kids’ Grand Prix in 2019 and that certainly boosted…

From the Desk of the President

Officially, I am now beginning my eighth year of serving as LTC’s president. How time flies. As I reflect, I am most proud of the growth and success of this all-volunteer organization. A complete revision of the bylaws was accomplished with updates inserted to comply with policy changes within the governance requirements at the national…

Trails Report by Parks Coble

Billy Wolff South—Late Reopening but Worth the Wait The stretch of the Billy Wolff South Trail—from Glynoaks Drive (near Sebastian’s Table) underneath 84th Street skirting the HiMark Golf Course area and south underneath Old Cheney to just behind Fireworks—was closed for several weeks for a major overhaul. From its original construction, this stretch was plagued…

2019 Distinguished Service Award: Norland Pure

Norland Pure is a division of Norland International, based right here in Lincoln. They are a world-class leader in producing state-of-the-art equipment for the bottled water and beverage industries. They currently employ over 125 dedicated employees with roots based in Lincoln but servicing companies around the world, starting or expanding their own bottled water operations.…