Capital City Classic Race Recap

The 2017 Bryan Health Capital City Classic welcomed over 600 runners and volunteers aging from two to seventy-six! The race was held on Sunday, October 22, and featured a 1-mile kids’ run, 5K, and 15K. The event started and finished at the majestic Nebraska State Capitol. Runners and spectators were welcomed with entertainment from the…

Buffalo Run Recap

To those out West, Nebraskans are known as “flatlanders.” But anyone who’s run in Pioneers Park knows that Nebraska is anything but flat! Pioneers Park is loved (and hated?) for its hilly terrain—just ask any cross country runner or any Buffalo Run runner! The 41st Annual Buffalo Run–Lincoln’s oldest and toughest road race–was Sunday, September 10.…

GSK Run Recap

The LTC brought back the Night Run in August with the 35th Annual GSK Orange Run, sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline. The Fallbrook YMCA in northwest Lincoln served as the starting line and finish line. The 1-mile race—the kids’ grand prix—started at 7:00 p.m., and the winners were Kylie Muma, 12, with an amazing time of 5:53, and…

Lincoln Mile Recap

The 26th Annual LINCOLN MILE took place on UNL’s city campus on Sunday, July 8. Here’s what happened. 330 registrants, 300 finishers. No DNF’s. Karen Knap ran her 26th consecutive Lincoln Mile! No one fell down. No one went the wrong way. Lincoln Mile was the RRCA State and Regional Mile Championships. The award-winners Open Female:…

Havelock Charity Run Recap

Although June 3 was a hot and humid day, 750 people showed up to participate in the 39th Annual Havelock Charity Run! The 10k was won by Colin Morrissey in 32:33, followed closely by Nolan Zimmer, who finished with a time of 32:54. Nolan Border was our third-place finisher, completing the 6.2 miles in 33:27.…

From the Desk of the President . . .

We are at the halfway point in LTC’s running event calendar and enjoying the warm days of summer. The club’s biggest achievement of the year has been the extremely successful completion of the 40th running of the Lincoln Marathon. Once again, more than 14,000 runners registered, and these participants would not have had the elite…

Trails Update by Parks Coble

DETOURS! As anyone who drives in Lincoln knows, it is road construction season, which means detours everywhere you turn. Alas, runners may discover the same thing in the next few months when they go out to run on their favorite trail. But in my view not all detours are created equal. We have: The good:…

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…