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Nov 23

Thanks to over 1200 people we had a great Thanksgiving Day Run this morning. Gary Henry took lots of photos. He's serious about "you being in pictures." Check them out. Results

Gary Henry photo of the start of the 2017 runLawrence Thanksgiving Day 5K.


Nov 12

The KU Vets Day 5K, hosted by the KU Student Veterans of America and the Veterans Alumni Network, honors our past/present veterans and raises awareness of the roles veterans play in our university and community. The 5K begins and ends at Memorial Stadium, and travels through the KU campus past KU’s five war memorials. | Race Results | Photos |

17Nov12 KU Vets Day Run

 

Nov 11

17Nov11 Billy Mills 10K

Last year the first Billy Mills 10K race was held on the Haskell Indian Nations University cross country course. with the Olympian himself attending. This year Billy Mills and wife Pat were on hand at the finish to award medals.

Proceeds raised were to support the Haskell University running programs, including a track & field program temporarily suspended last spring. Mills' Running Strong Foundation donated $10,000 to kick start the renewal of the program.

Results | Photos

Nov 7

Now on display at the KU Library: “Resist and Respect: Kansans Respond to the Vietnam War” highlights a variety of the imagery, scholarship, and memorials generated throughout the state during and after the Vietnam War. The exhibition in the Haricombe Gallery in Watson Library is open to the public through Jan 12, 2018. Included are a couple of photos from recent KU Vets Day 5Ks. Reminder this year's KU Vets Day 5K is Nov 12.

Photos of KU Library display of Resist and respect: Kansans respond to the Vietnam War.


Nov 5

17Nov5 Kansas Half Marathon


Photos from Sunday's Kansas Half Marathon and 5K. Results

Nov 2

Photo from Brenda Groskinsky's Self Defense for Runners Clinic at Ad Astra Running on November 1, 2017.

On Wed, Nov 1st, runLawrence president Brenda Groskinsky presented a talk on Self Defense for Runners at the Ad Astra Running store. She discussed techniques you can use to stay safer and feel better on runs.

Nov 1

Olympic legend Billy Mills, 1964 gold medalist and the only American ever to win the 10000 meters, will be the official starter at this year’s Billy Mills 10K at Haskell University, 8 am on Nov 11th.  This race raises money for the Haskell cross country program.

Billy and his wife, Pat, will be at the finish line handing out medals to every finisher.  Free post-run refreshments, massage, and hot coffee will be provided. You can register online. And this year’s race also features a virtual option for those unable to attend.  More info: J. Jenkins, Ad Astra Running, (785-830-8353).

Photo of Billy Mills cheering runenrs at the 2016 Billy Mills 10K on the Haskell campus.

(Billy Mills cheering the runners at last year's 10K cross country race at Haskell)

Oct 28

Kerry Kohrs, Lee's Summit, MO, finished the Cliff Hanger Run with her running partner at the 5K in Kansas City. Lawrence's Jennifer Kongs and Ryan Liston both won the 8K race. See more photos

17Oct27 Cliff Hanger

Congratulations to the Baldwin Girls Cross Country team - 4A state champions again. And Basehor-Linwood took 4th in 4A. (Jim Beiter photo)

Photo of Baldwin HS 2017 State Cross Country Champions.

Oct 24

Here's a link suggested by Lawrence High student Jen Port to raise awareness of running safety in the area. It's entitled: Health and Safe Running: A Detailed Guide, by Summer Banks.

"While running may seem very safe, there are still some things to keep in mind. Always follow safety rules and guidelines for your specific area. Any good running program starts with running safety." more

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