Registration open for Hawk Hundred 100-mile, 50-mile and marathon trail races at Clinton State Park

Chris Wristen

Trail ultra-runners and marathoners will again flock to Lawrence when the [Hawk Hundred][1] returns for its third year on Sept. 14-15 at Clinton State Park. The Lawrence Trail Hawks launched the event in 2011 as an “old-school” 100-miler where runners provide their own aid, save for one aid station. It ...

Kansas Half Marathon Clinic - attend the clinic, sign up for the race, save with tonight's early bird registration!

HCA Intern

Come to the club room at the Hy-Vee on Clinton Parkway at 5:30 pm tonight for the Kansas Half Marathon Clinic. You can learn how to properly replace your fluids and electrolytes after a run as well as how to incorporate sprint training in your preparation for the half marathon. ...

Kansas Half Marathon clinic: replacing your fluids and electrolytes, using sprint training to prepare for race

HCA Intern

Come to the Hy-Vee on Clinton Parkway at 5:30 pm tomorrow (Tuesday 3/19) to learn more at the Kansas Half Marathon clinic. The clinic will be held in the club room. Plus, you will have the opportunity to sign up for the KHM at the early bird rate! http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/18/251474/

100 miles, 50 miles or marathon? Hawk Hundred offers them all

Chris Wristen

It takes only a step or two onto the 25 miles of North Shore Trails to find inspiration at Clinton Lake State Park. Maybe you spot a deer prancing through the forest. Perhaps it’s a hawk circling overhead. Maybe it’s simply the silence of being away from traffic, or the ...

5k to Fight Lyme Disease Coming Up!

DJ Hilding

This 5k race and fundraising event will be held on Saturday, June 16th at 6:00pm at the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum near the YSI youth playing fields near the South Lawrence K-10 Traffic way. There will also be a 1 mile family fun walk. This flat and fast course runs along ...

The right path: Choose trails for skill, activity, safety

Sara Shepherd

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2012/may/14/234654/ Leslie Swearingen, 66, once hiked regularly but hasn’t gotten out much in recent years. Now, the Lawrence resident says she has a number of health problems and doctor’s orders to start exercising again. “I was thinking I could walk on a trail, and the scenery would be so nice,” ...

Spend Cinco de Mayo on the trails

Chris Wristen

What could be more festive than spending a Saturday at the park? Try turning it into a Cinco de Mayo party. That's exactly what the [Lawrence Trail Hawks][1] are doing with their latest edition of the Shoreline Shuffle, a 5K trail race set for 8 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at ...

Fast times, tasty treats stand out at Trail Hawks' Pi Day race

Chris Wristen

The second annual Pi Day River Rotation Half Marathon was good to the very last bite. From record-setting times to unseasonably warm temperatures in the 60s, the Lawrence Trail Hawks’ annual event celebrating the mathematical constant pi kicked off the running club’s 2012 race schedule March 4 at Lawrence Riverfront ...

Trail Hawks serve up a tasty half marathon

Chris Wristen

It’s hard to believe, but just one year ago I was on the fence about running my first half marathon. Fresh off of a 10-mile trail race in the snow — my longest race at the time — I hoped I was ready for a half marathon. The distance — ...

Historic 100-mile trail race set for Saturday

Chris Wristen

The Lawrence Trail Hawks will play host to the inaugural [Hawk 100-Mile Trail Run][1] Saturday at Clinton Lake State Park. The event - which organizers believe is the first official 100-mile trail event in Lawrence history - will start at 6 a.m. Saturday. It has a 32-hour time limit, so ...

For Karnazes, there's joy in the pain

Chris Wristen

http://wellcommons.com/users/cwrist/photos/2011/jun/29/216356/ KANSAS CITY, MO. — Rocky Balboa famously uttered the phrase “No pain!” in an effort to block out adversity while training during the classic boxing series. [Dean Karnazes][1], on the other hand, says “Bring it on!” The ultra runner — one of the United States’ premier endurance athletes — ...

Nash Dash 5K and 10K almost here!

Lauren W

Recognizing that being healthy and active contributes to good mental health, the Nash Dash, which has been a great community race since 2002, the Bert Nash Center is stepping things up a notch with certified 5K & 10K races that will start and finish in historic downtown Lawrence. And it ...

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