Mayor’s Run Recap

The  was the best yet! More than three thousand runners were on hand to run around the State Capital. This year’s shirt with the theme “Happy 30th Birthday Mayor’s Run” was designed by Evyn Shafer, a sixth grader from Lincoln Christian School. Prescott Elementary, Beattie Elementary, and Lincoln Christian were the top schools in the…

Tabitha 10K Race Recap

The Lincoln Track Club has a new sponsor for the second race on its schedule. Tabitha’s Race to EmbRACE Aging was run on Saturday, April 8, at Holmes Lake Park. Participants sponsored 491 meals for Tabitha Meals on Wheels. Together with generous sponsors, nearly $9,000 was designated to provide meals for this valuable community program. It was…

Race Recap: State Farm Run

If there is one thing you can count on, it’s that the weather for the State Farm Run will not be ideal. The 19th Annual State Farm Run was held on Saturday, March 25, under cold and rainy conditions. But that didn’t stop hundreds of runners from helping the LTC kick off its 2017 racing…

Wilderness Park Runners and Users

If you run, hike, bird watch, or spend any time Wilderness Park, Lincoln Parks and Rec needs to hear from you. The Parks Advisory Board is meeting Thursday, June 8, at 4:00 p.m. in their new office at the Health Department at 3140 N Street, #300. It is crucial we fill the room with Wilderness Park users to…

Introducing the Tabitha 10K

The GSK Run has a new name: The inaugural Tabitha 10K will happen on April 8. The course is the same as the GSK Run, with a loop through Holmes Lake Park, a trip down Normal Boulevard, and a steady climb up 56th Street toward Pioneers Boulevard before returning to and finishing at Holmes Lake…

Volunteer Spotlight: Dave Hattan

Dave Hattan  is an IT manager with the State of Nebraska. He’s been an LTC volunteer for more than ten years. What is your current position: Like many of our board members, I wear multiple hats.  Marathon packet stuffing and handout helper since 2006, marathon intersection volunteer coordinator since 2009, insurance and permitting coordinator since…

Distinguished Service Award: Dick Boyd

The Lincoln Track Club is organized and run by all kinds of people. All of them volunteer and most of them you probably would never recognize by name. But each of these people—from race directors down to the folks who work the water stations—contributes something to make this organization what it is in our community.…