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.…

The LTC Gives Back

In 2016, the Lincoln Track Club donated $109,476 to the following individuals and organizations. 155th Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol Boy Scout Troops 7, 22, 56 Capital Humane Society Clinton Elementary Fontanelle Forest Great Plains Trail Network Lancaster County High School athletic scholarships (6) Lincoln Jaycees Lincoln Northstar cross country Lower Platte South NRD LRC Racing…

From the Desk of the President . . .

An extraordinary run of remarkable fall weather enabled the LTC to conclude a very successful year of record participation at many of its scheduled events. The newly minted Bryan Health Capitol City Classic (formerly known as The Governor’s Cup) almost doubled in size from the previous year’s entrants thanks to the marketing efforts of the…

Volunteer Spotlight: Ann Ringlein

The Lincoln Track Club has been running Lincoln since 1975. Established by an eager group of track enthusiasts, it has evolved into a distance running organization passionate about the health and well-being of Lincoln as well as the surrounding community. The LTC is an all-volunteer organization, and this feature will spotlight the people behind the…

40th Annual Lincoln Marathon

On May 7, 2017, the Lincoln Marathon starting cannon will signal the start of the 40th Lincoln Marathon. In 1977, 382 runners lined up to start, and in 2017, more than 14,000 runners will toe the line. The marathon had its humble beginnings in the living room of the founders of the run. We now…