On a day off for the College World Series on Sunday, runners took the field as part of the Road to Omaha Run. The 5K run/walk began and ended near Lewis & Clark Landing and included views of the Missouri River, Gene Leahy Mall and Heartland of America Park.
Embrace the summer sun and get your exercise in the great outdoors. Here are a handful of outdoor workouts in the Omaha area. Oh, and some are free.
Different dog breeds are suited for different running speeds and distances — and some shouldn't run at all. For a well-conditioned active dog, more than 3 miles is considered a longer run. Other dogs shouldn't walk more than 1 mile at a time.
Put your family on a path of discovery and good fitness this summer. Here are 10 destinations with kid-friendly things to see and do along the foot trails.
A 1-year-old from Georgia has become the first Gerber baby with Down syndrome. Nebraska parents whose children have the condition say the selection sends a powerful message of acceptance and inclusion. We asked them to share their kids' pictures.
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"Mountain climbers look at mountains and think, 'I can climb that,'" the 52-year-old said. "Swimmers look at (water) and think, 'I could swim that.'"
Omaha man Paul Shadle is one of 25 individuals featured in a national campaign from the nonprofit Fight Colorectal Cancer. The campaign, which features video and images of the individuals, runs through the month of March.