Start of the Defend Lawrence Run at 5:05 am today. (Mike Willoughby photo)
New or returning to running? runLawrence member Ellen Young is offering a training program with Parks & Recreation this fall, beginning Sept 13. Train with Ellen and get ready to run the Thanksgiving Day 5K. The class meets Tuesdays at 6 pm. more info
Due in part to the fact that two of our regular volunteer coaches have accepted coaching positions with the two Lawrence high schools, runLawrence is unable to offer its popular middle school cross country training program this fall. Any inquiries from anyone interested in filling these vacancies would be welcomed.. read more
It's August. Ads are out for back-to-school sales, KU students are getting into their apartments, and registration is open for the Thanksgiving Day Run. Thank you Robbie Kieffer for being the first person to sign up. Click on the link to find out more about runLawrence's annual event, now in its 13th year.
On July 30 Dan Kuhlman won the M60-69 category at the Pikes Peak Ultra 30K in 2:50:32 ahead of two Coloradoans; and 41st overall. One tough flatlander that Dan.
The female winner from this year's Western States 100, Kaci Lickteig (Omaha NE) came back to Wyandotte County Lake where she ran her first ultra race in 2012. She was the overall winner at this year's Psycho Psummer 50K Trail Race. Her 4:23:25 time was 49 minutes faster than the 2nd place finisher. More photos available at Mile 90 Photography.