June 28, 2018

CSG Torch Run concludes with

Humphrey to Columbus leg on July 3

 
LINCOLN, Neb. (June 28, 2018) - The 2018 Cornhusker State Games Torch Run will make its final stop in Columbus on Tuesday, July 3.
 
Local runners, including Ian Salinas, Heidi Reinpold, Abilyn, Allie and Addison Schneider and Daisy Korus will carry the Torch on the first portion between the Madison-Platte County line and Humphrey starting at 3:15 p.m.
 
The route will continue down Hwy. 81 where the Humphrey Saint Francis Cross Country Team will take over and hand off to the Columbus High School Cross Country team.
 
Columbus area residents Michele Kuta and Doug Kluth will hand the final leg of the Torch Run off to athletes from Columbus and Lakeview High Schools and will conclude when the Columbus Scotus Girls State Basketball Team carries the torch into the Red, White and Kaboom Firework show at Ag Park.
 
The Torch Run, sponsored by the Nebraska National Guard and Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association, is the precursor to the 2018 Cornhusker State Games. The complete route and event list is available at cornhuskerstategames.com/torch_run.
 
The 34th annual Cornhusker State Games takes place July 20-29 in Lincoln, Omaha and surrounding communities. Officials expect more than 11,000 participants of all ages and abilities to participate in over 60 different sports. Registered participants receive a shirt and pass to Opening Ceremonies, including the pre-show Sports Fest meal with their paid entry fees.
 
Register or find more information on the Torch Run, Cornhusker State Games and the Nebraska Sports Council at NebraskaSportsCouncil.com.  
 
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