Racing Updates

Grandma’s and Cornfield 10k

Jun 18, 2018

Saturday, June 16th was highlighted by two major events where LRC Racing made their presence known once again. Six team members travelled to Duluth, MN for the 42nd Grandma’s Marathon and Gary Bjorklund Half-Marathon.  On the course reporting had the weather be about as perfect as it can be this time of year with overcast…

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2018 Lincoln Marathon and Half Marathon

May 9, 2018

Race day dawned with the constant optimism that every race day brings.  No rain, check.  Low wind, check.  Cloud cover, nope.  Cool temps, not really.  But that is how we roll in Lincoln.  Almost 10,000 people lined up on 14th street in the north section of UNL’ campus to see off on a tour of…

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Overseas Marathons

Apr 8, 2018

Preliminary results Kelly Halverson- Paris Marathon, 2:39:04 Tom Nichols- Rotterdam Marathon, 2:58:13

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Brrrr, Record Temps at Tabitha Run

Apr 7, 2018

With temps in the mid to low teens at the gun, this might have been one of the coldest races in Nebraska in a long time.  At least the wind was down. A handful of LRC-Racing teammates lined up as a stand alone race or maybe a tune-up for Lincoln Half or Full Marathons in…

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2018 Chicago Shamrock Shuffle

Mar 25, 2018

In recent years, LRC Racing has highlighted the Shamrock Shuffle as a peak or priority race for our team.  Sending our best available athletes to the start line we attempt to represent Nebraska in one of the most competitive team road races in the country.  The women fielded one team, with the men having a…

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The Last Edition of the LTC’s State Farm Run

Mar 25, 2018

After many years of dicey weather, the Lincoln Track Club’s opening event will be no more after 2018.  Transitioning to new sponsor and location, the classic event held it’s last edition on March 24th.  The weather held steady with the only issue being the overnight rain that softened up the MoPac trail.  The distances were…

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Weight in Wine

Mar 25, 2018

Mary Hillis spent the opening weekend of Spring Break out in Paso Robles, CA.  Racing one of the many Wine Country Half Marathons out there, she cruised to a great time of 1:22:35. Now I love a finisher’s medal as well as the next person, maybe even another tech shirt.  But these races serve out…

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LC10k 2018

Mar 5, 2018

After a typical Nebraska winter training cycle, LRC Racing started off their unofficial racing year at SAC Museum/Mahoney State Park between Lincoln and Omaha.  With some of the team spiking up for a few indoor meets and others doing random cross country/trail or local roadies, the team lined up with huge numbers on Saturday. The…

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LRC – 2018 Track Version

Feb 6, 2018

The opening of 2018 has resulted in much more track running for LRC Racing than in past years, peaking with the Franke Sevigne Invite this past Friday/Saturday.  On Friday night, Katie Wetzstein (16:44.34, 1st OA) and Sarah Fowler (17:52.73, 4th OA) started off LRC on the right foot.  No LRC woman had ever ran an…

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