Havelock Run Race Recap

Oh what a beautiful morning . . . That could have been the theme song for this year’s Havelock Charity Run, as the weather was near perfect. And the spectacular weather paved the way for some exceptional performances, including two runners breaking the 32-minute mark for the 10k and two other runners breaking the 9-minute…

Tabitha Run Recap

Unusually cold temps for early April did not keep the intrepid Lincoln Track Club volunteers from showing up to stage the Tabitha 10k and 2 ­mile races. With temps in the upper teens to low 20s, but sunshine overhead, several runners clocked PRs on this challenging Holmes Lake course. This is the second year the…

State Farm Run Recap

The 20th Annual State Farm Run was held Saturday, March 24. Like many State Farm Runs, there was no sunshine, but luckily the rain held off. I am always amazed how many runners and volunteers still come out to run and help out with the coldest race of the year. The first Kids’ Grand Prix…

From the Desk of the President

Change is in the air, and I think this is a good thing. Shortly we will be enjoying the 20th and last running of the popular State Farm Run, most of which uses the soft limestone surface of the MoPac Trail. State Farm has decided to discontinue their sponsorship of this event plus a segment…

Trails Update by Parks Coble

Trail work is largely dormant during the winter months, especially when the weather is as bad as we had this year. But during the off-season, plans for a number of projects impacting trails have been moving forward. Below is a brief update. Rock Island to Jamaica North Connector Bridge This project will likely benefit more…

RUN for the BRIDGES

Thanks to everyone who volunteered and ran through Wilderness Park on Saturday, March 10. More than $10,000 was raised! Thanks to sponsors Scott Swanson Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeons, Complete Family Dermatology, Lincoln Orthopaedic, Lincoln Running Company, Cycle Works, Open Harvest, Leons, Zipline, Ivanna Cone, Folkmanis Puppets, gift cards from Rosina and Karl, Lotus House of…

The LTC Gives Back

In 2017, the Lincoln Track Club donated $153,592 to the following individuals and organizations. 155th Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol Boy Scout Troops 7, 22, 56, and Crew 21 Capital Humane Society Enviro Run Fontanelle Forest Great Plains Trail Network Lancaster County High School athletic scholarships (four in the amount of $2,500 each) Lincoln Northstar…