The Invest in Yourself 5K, the fifth annual, drew an estimated 2,500 runners and walkers, a possible record.
The streets were filled with all that is green in downtown Council Bluffs on Saturday morning as 220 running enthusiasts and a couple of pooches took part in the annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K fun run and walk.
The 13th annual Walk & Roll for Disabilities had a record turnout Sunday, with about 500 participants. The event is hosted by the Meyer Foundation for Disabilities and raises money for adult recreational programming at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe-Meyer Institute.
Nearly 2,000 people participate in the 11th annual Trek Up The Tower climbing 40 floors of the First National Tower in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Participants climbed 870 stairs to support Wellcom, a non-profit that helps employers create and support a culture of well-being and we…
The Nebraska Jingle Bell Run on Saturday offered wintry conditions but interesting views. Participants were encouraged to wear holiday-themed costumes or tie jingle bells to their shoelaces. The event was a fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation.
Cancer survivors and supporters gather the 2016 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Aksarben Village and Baxter Arena near 67th and Center Streets in Omaha on Sunday, October 9, 2016.
About 2,000 runners signed up for the marathon, half marathon, 5K or one-mile event. All of the races started outside TD Ameritrade Park and finished inside the stadium.
Baseball fans spent Sunday morning participating in a 5K run/walk through the grounds of the College World Series.
The Nebraska 5 race hosted by the Omaha Running Club was held Saturday at Elmwood Park.
People and their dogs raced in a half marathon, 10K and 5K or one-mile walk at Chalco Hills Recreation Area.
Nearly 200 people took part in the 10th annual Polar Plunge in Council Bluffs, including Mayor Matt Walsh, to raise money for Special Olympics Iowa.
Bluffs Downtown Events Coordinator Donna Schoeppner said that more than 425 people participated in the run and walk, which raised money to support the Teammates Mentoring Program.
Runners raced to the finish line, then the Green Beer After Party.
The Jingle Bell Run & Walk, which raises funds for the Arthritis Foundation's search for a cure, featured tributes to the youth honoree, a 2-year-old boy, and the adult honoree, a 25-year-old man.
A throng of people rummaged up the ugliest holiday sweaters they could find and celebrated the season Sunday by taking part in the Ugly Sweater Run in Omaha.
Last year's inaugural Good Life Halfsy saw 3,500 runners. This year, race directors expanded the field to 6,000. The race was in Lincoln.
Members of the Omaha Running Club don't only run on Omaha-area trails, they take care of them, too.
Kids and adults dressed up in Halloween costumes Sunday and participated in the third-annual Monster Mash event, which raises money to target childhood obesity. The event featured a kids dash, a 1-mile walk and a 5K.
Around 1,000 breast cancer survivors were among those who participated in the 5K and 1-mile walks at the Komen Race for the Cure in Omaha. The 5K route went through Elmwood Park.
Nearly 2,600 runners participated in the Omaha Marathon, which started outside TD Ameritrade Park. The finish line was inside the stadium.
Nearly 6,200 people participated in the Omaha Corporate Cup on Sunday morning at Aksarben Village, braving brisk temperatures to raise a record amount of money.
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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.