And looking ahead to the new year. Here is the list of our 2012 USATF Nebraska Association Championships and other notable dates. Thanks for marking your calendars.
Saturday April 7- 6th Annual Ni-Bthaska-Ke 12K & 4 Mile Trail Runs**. 10:00 am start time, Platte River State Park. Also an as yet to be named Kid’s Run of 400 & 800 meters. The 12K will serve as our Trail Champs for that distance. We will also hold our Association’s annual LDR meeting that afternoon beginning at 4:00 pm at Mallet Lodge. If you are a Nebraska Association LDR Club this will be your opportunity to have your voice heard.
Sunday May 6th- Lincoln Marathon & Half Marathon. The Marathon will once again serve as our champs for that distance. Giddyup!
Saturday June 9- The 3rd Annual Big Blue Run 5K** will host our Road Champs for this distance. We’ll finally get to use our USATF certified course, Buddha willing and the creek don’t rise.
July 6 & 7- USATF Club Track & Field National Championships**, right here at Burke Stadium!
Sunday Sept. 16- Omaha Corporate Cup 10K. And once again, Giddyup! Our NE Assoc. annual meeting generally follows the Corporate Cup that afternoon, time and location tbd.
Saturday Oct. 20- 7th Annual Swamp Stomp 8K XC Cajun Festival**. Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler (Let the good times roll!) Our 8K XC Champs is our oldest Team Nebraska administered race and we love it.
Saturday Oct. 27- 6th Annual Monster Dash 5K XC run**. This fall classic will once again be a Spooktacular time and serve as our 5K XC champs.
Nov. 28th – Dec. 2nd- USATF Annual Meeting, Daytona Beach, FL.
We are currently entertaining bids for Road Race Championship distances of 1 mile, 8K, 5 Mile, Half Marathon, 15K , 20K, 25K, and 30K. Ultra distances of 50K and 100K are available. Trail distances of 5K, 10K and trail ultra distances (50K, 100K) are also available. If you know of a mountain in Nebraska we’d love to have a Mountain Champs as well. And if you are a race walker, we can do that too! If you or your group are interested in hosting a Nebraska Association Championships event please shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
Please refer to our Association web page for most up to date info on times etc., http://nebraskausatf.org/main/ or as always, get your news on right here at Run Guru Says.
** indicates sponsorship opportunities are available for the event. If you would like to contribute to our efforts please contact me at the above email address.