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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…

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Trails Update by Parks Coble

Changes Coming to the Murdock Trail The Murdock Trail is a converted rail line that runs almost five miles through northeast Lincoln. It extends from 112th Street out in the country, west to 48th and Fremont Streets, where it connects to the John Dietrich Trail. Unlike all of the other commuter trails in the city…

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2018 LTC Scholarship Winners

The Lincoln Track Club awarded three $2,500 scholarships totaling $7,500 to local high school track and field athletes for the fifth consecutive year on Sunday, June 3. Scholarship recipients must be from the Lincoln/Lancaster County area and plan to compete in cross country and/or track and field at the collegiate level. The LTC established the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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