Race Calendar

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Mar
25
Sat
2017
Lake Zorinsky Zinger @ Red Dirt Running Company
Mar 25 @ 11:00 am
Lake Zorinsky Zinger @ Red Dirt Running Company |  |  |

Join us for Omaha’s first Hike-a-thon (and Trail Half Marathon) – The Lake Zorinsky Zinger. On Saturday, March 25th 2017 at 11 AM behind Red Dirt Running Co. located at 17660 Wright St. (176th & West Center Rd.).

The course will consist of 14.5 miles of single track and mowed perimeter trails around Lake Zorinsky, stretching from 192nd St. to 156th St. The course will be marked with bright orange spray chalk.

There will be 2 aid stations with water/energy drink and snacks. Hikers and trail runners are encouraged to wear a light day pack if they think they will need more food/water than what’s provided.

Participants will receive a race packet with bib number, coupons, stickers, raffle ticket, and a Hydroflask water bottle upon crossing the finish line.

Lake Zorinsky Zinger: Hike-A-Thon and Trail Heavy Half Marathon @ Red Dirt Running Co.
Mar 25 @ 11:00 am
Lake Zorinsky Zinger: Hike-A-Thon and Trail Heavy Half Marathon @ Red Dirt Running Co. |  |  |

Join us for Omaha’s first Hike-A-Thon (and Trail Heavy Half Marathon) around Lake Zorinsky. This event will be on Saturday, March 25th at 11 AM starting and ending behind Red Dirt Running Co.

The course will consist of 14.5 miles of single track and mowed perimeter trails around Lake Zorinsky, stretching from 192nd St. to 156th St. The course will be marked with bright orange spray chalk and holi powder (dyed cornstarch).

There will be 2 aid stations with water/energy drink and snacks. Hikers and trail runners are encouraged to wear a light day pack if they think they will need more food/water than what’s provided.

Partipipants will receive a Hydroflask coffee mug upon crossing the finish line.

Fits Socks Co. will be raffling off 5 pairs of socks post event, as well as giving away 5 pair of socks to the first 5 Lake Zorinsky Zinger registrants.

Packet pick up will be at Backwoods Friday, March 24th from 4-7 PM and race day morning at Red Dirt Running Co. from 10-10:45 AM.

Registration is $25 through Friday, March 24th; race day entry is $30 on site.

Apr
22
Sat
2017
Claussen-Leahy Maverick Run @ Baxter Arena
Apr 22 all-day
Claussen-Leahy Maverick Run @ Baxter Arena |  |  |

10K & 5K Runs, 5K Walk, 800-Meter Kids’ Race. Support the UNO Athletic Department by running or walking in either the 10K, 5K events. Both the Stampede 10K and Claussen 5K runs will be chip timed, and winners will be based on the participant’s official race time. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finalist in each age category. Each participant will receive a t-shirt, timing chip and race bib. Course maps will be sent out to all participants and posted online February 2016. Post-race social tent will be open after race for participants for food and drinks.

Apr
29
Sat
2017
bRUNch5k – Junior League of Omaha @ Midtown Crossing & Crave Restaurant
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am
bRUNch5k - Junior League of Omaha @ Midtown Crossing & Crave Restaurant |  |  |

We’re back for seconds! The second annual bRUNch5K will be held on April 29, 2017 at Midtown Crossing.

Join us for a 5k run (3.1 miles) followed by a buffet brunch, mimosas, and prizes at Crave. Proceeds from the bRUNch5k will benefit the Junior League of Omaha’s community projects.

For inquiries regarding sponsorship opportunities and participating in the event please email brunch5k@jlomaha.org!

May
20
Sat
2017
Big Red Challenge Presented by Home Depot (Team Depot) @ The Railyard
May 20 @ 9:00 am
Big Red Challenge Presented by Home Depot (Team Depot) @ The Railyard  |  |  |

Big Red Challenge is a 5K and 10K obstacle course race series designed by Marines to push you to your limits and give you a feel for what challenges members of the military encounter on a day-to-day basis.

Both competitive and non-competitive divisions available and also a Lil’ Red Challenge for the kiddos that wish to conquer some obstacles!

Veterans, Active Duty, Police, Fire Fighters & First Responders can run in the 10K or 5K non-competitive divisions for FREE!

For more information and to register, visit our website: http://bigredchallenge.com/

A portion of the net proceeds from the race will go towards the Marine Corps League – Cornhusker Detachment

Aug
5
Sat
2017
TeamUp for TeamMates 5K and Chase Race @ NorthStar Financial Services Group and Lake Zorinsky
Aug 5 @ 8:30 am
TeamUp for TeamMates 5K and Chase Race @ NorthStar Financial Services Group and Lake Zorinsky |  |  |

TeamUp for TeamMates 5K/Chase Race will take place on Saturday, August 5th to support the TeamMates Mentoring Program! The event will kick off at 8:00 AM with a Chase Race for ages 12 and under with a special guest for participants to follow along the course, 5K shot gun start will follow at 8:30 AM, and awards presentation at 9:45 AM. 

The running event is a 5K/Chase Race to benefit the TeamMates Mentoring Program. There will be age divisions for 5K participants with top finishers receiving awards, and the top overall female and male runners receiving an additional cash prize of $100. Please review the Awards section for age divisions. The race will start and finish in the NorthStar parking lot.

Sep
10
Sun
2017
American Lung Association’s 37th Annual Fight For Air Corporate Cup @ Aksarben Village
Sep 10 all-day
American Lung Association's 37th Annual Fight For Air Corporate Cup @ Aksarben Village

The American Lung Association’s 37th Annual Fight for Air Corporate Cup will be held on September 10, 2017 at 8:30 AM in Aksarben Village. There is a timed 10K and an untimed 2 mile route. See the best of Omaha on your feet! Run through scenic Elmwood Park and UNO’s beautiful campus. Kids can get in on the fun too! There’s a 100 meter dash for children aged 5-10. Registration opens in early March, and registration fees range from $25-$65.

The Corporate Cup is one of the oldest running events in Omaha – whether you are running or walking as a part of a corporate team, a group of friends and family or participating as an individual, your participation raises vital funds for the American Lung Association. Learn more and register at www.OmahaCorproateCup.org.

Apr
22
Sat
2017
Claussen-Leahy Maverick Run @ Baxter Arena
Apr 22 all-day
Claussen-Leahy Maverick Run @ Baxter Arena |  |  |

10K & 5K Runs, 5K Walk, 800-Meter Kids’ Race. Support the UNO Athletic Department by running or walking in either the 10K, 5K events. Both the Stampede 10K and Claussen 5K runs will be chip timed, and winners will be based on the participant’s official race time. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finalist in each age category. Each participant will receive a t-shirt, timing chip and race bib. Course maps will be sent out to all participants and posted online February 2016. Post-race social tent will be open after race for participants for food and drinks.

Sep
10
Sun
2017
American Lung Association’s 37th Annual Fight For Air Corporate Cup @ Aksarben Village
Sep 10 all-day
American Lung Association's 37th Annual Fight For Air Corporate Cup @ Aksarben Village

The American Lung Association’s 37th Annual Fight for Air Corporate Cup will be held on September 10, 2017 at 8:30 AM in Aksarben Village. There is a timed 10K and an untimed 2 mile route. See the best of Omaha on your feet! Run through scenic Elmwood Park and UNO’s beautiful campus. Kids can get in on the fun too! There’s a 100 meter dash for children aged 5-10. Registration opens in early March, and registration fees range from $25-$65.

The Corporate Cup is one of the oldest running events in Omaha – whether you are running or walking as a part of a corporate team, a group of friends and family or participating as an individual, your participation raises vital funds for the American Lung Association. Learn more and register at www.OmahaCorproateCup.org.

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