LTC Gives Back: Lincoln North Star Cross Country

The weekend of November 10–11 saw the Lincoln North Star cross country team join almost four thousand other prep runners at the 12th annual Nike Heartland Cross Country Championships. With the support of the Lincoln Track Club, more than twenty runners voluntarily continued training after the Nebraska State Championship meet. Whether chasing a possible qualifying…

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: Capital City Classic

The 2018 Bryan Health Capital City Classic welcomed over 600 runners and volunteers from two to seventy-seven! The race was held on Sunday, October 21, and featured the final Kids’ Grand Prix race of the season with a 1-mile kids’ run in addition to a 5K and 15K. The event started and finished at 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…

Race Recap: GSK Orange Run

Last year longtime race sponsor GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and the Lincoln Track Club brought back the night run, providing a unique race environment and a great opportunity for family fun. And on Saturday, August 4, the GSK Orange Run returned for the 37th year. The race started and finished at the Fallbrook YMCA and Schoo Middle…

From the Desk of the President

We have concluded the 20th annual and final State Farm Run along with another long-time event—the Tabitha 10K Run (formerly Dorsey, then Novartis, then GSK) at Holmes Lake. As I mentioned in the last newsletter, Tabitha will assume sponsorship of our 10-mile event in 2019 on a yet to be determined course and the 10K…

New Course for the Lincoln Mile

                             Lincoln Mile ♦ July 8 ♦ First heat starts at 8:00 a.m., starting with the oldest age group ♦ elite heat starts at 10:00 a.m. ♦ Over the years the Lincoln Mile course has varied, but part of it was always run through UNL’s city campus. Well,…