RUNS

Warrior Dash Omaha

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hundahl Home Place Ltd., 1430 Highway 75 in Tekamah. Registration is $65 and includes swag and a complimentary beer after the race, which will feature a series of muddy obstacles. For more information and to register, visit warriordash.com/location/2018-warrior-dash-nebraska.

The Color Run Omaha

8 a.m. Saturday at the CenturyLink Center, 455 N. 10th St. The 5K run will meander through downtown Omaha, and runners will be doused with colored dye. After the run, a finish area will include a DJ, dancing and a foam blaster. For more information and to register, visit thecolorrun.com/locations/omaha.

Downtown Runaround

8 a.m. July 21 at Glur’s Tavern, 2301 11th St. in Columbus. Runners meet at Glur’s for a 5-mile or 2.1-mile run. Registration is $25. Register online at getmeregistered.com through Friday. Entry fee includes T-shirt, pizza and beverages, including tap beer, after the event.

Beer & Bagel Run

9 a.m. Nov. 10-11. Races will be held at Quarry Oaks Golf Course, 1600 Quarry Oaks Drive in Ashland. There will be a 4-mile race Nov. 10 and a half-mile on Nov. 11. To learn more or to register, visit beerandbagel.com/bbnebraska.

RIDES

Taco Ride

About 6 p.m. every Thursday. Riders meet at the Iowa West Foundation Trailhead Park in Council Bluffs and ride 10 miles on the Wabash Trace Nature Trail to Mineola, Iowa. There, riders can enjoy a taco and beer special at the Mineola Steakhouse.

Omaha Bicycle Co. Ladies Ride

6 p.m. every Tuesday. Riders meet at Omaha Bicycle Co., 6015 Maple St., and ride to Elmwood Park and back to Benson. Optional food and drink to follow.

Omaha Bicycle Co. Thursday Night Ride

6 p.m. every Thursday. Riders meet at Omaha Bicycle Co. and ride for 20 to 25 miles on a mix of road and gravel. Optional food and drink to follow.

Nacho Ride

About 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Riders meet at the Novartis Trailhead in Lincoln and ride 10 miles on the MoPac Trail to Bailey’s Local in Eagle, Nebraska.

Bike Masters Wednesday Gravel Ride

6 p.m. every Wednesday. Riders meet at Bike Masters Cycling, 5265 N. 129th St. and ride at a moderate pace for 20 to 30 miles.

Bike Masters Saturday Morning Rides

A faster and farther “A” group leaves at 8:30 a.m. from Bike Masters and rides for 25-60 miles. A mellower “B” group leaves at 9 a.m. and rides for 30-40 miles.

Omaha Pedalers Wednesday Hump Ride

Two options. Option 1: 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Riders meet at Greenstreet Cycles, 2452 Harney St. and ride to Stinson Park. Option 2: 6 p.m. Riders meet at Stinson Park, 67th and Center Streets, meet the Greenstreet cyclists and ride to Bellevue on Keystone Trail.

Pint-A-Gon Taproom Ride

10 a.m. Saturday. Riders will meet at Pint Nine Brewing Company, 10411 Portal Road. The 9-mile ride begins at 11 a.m. and continues to Nebraska Brewing Co., Infusion Brewing Co., Liquid Sunshine Taproom, Patriarch Distillers and Kros Strain Brewing Co. before returning to Pint Nine.

Owl Ride

9 p.m. Aug. 4. Riders meet at the Lewis and Clark Landing, 345 Riverfront Drive, and choose either a 7.5-mile or 17-mile extended route through the city. Riders are encouraged to wear lights and reflective gear. Helmets as well as a front light and rear reflector are required. For more information or to register, visit owlride.org.

Corporate Cycling Challenge

7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 19. Riders meet at Heartland of America Park, Eighth and Farnam Streets. The day includes 10-, 25- and 42-mile rides. Proceeds benefit the Eastern Nebraska Trails Network. For more information and to register, visit corporatecycling.com.

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 Blake Ursch

Blake is a features reporter for The World-Herald. Bylines include skydiving, log rolling, beer, forgotten grottoes, severed limbs, endangered goats, outhouses... Follow him on Twitter @BlakeUrsch_OWH. Phone: 402-444-3131.

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