June 6, 2018

CSG Torch Run Kimball-to-Sidney Leg Set for

June 8

 
LINCOLN, Neb. (June 6, 2018)- The Cornhusker State Games Torch Run will pass through Kimball and Sidney on Friday, June 8 beginning at 1 p.m. in front of the Kimball County Courthouse.
 
The Kimball High School Cross Country and Track team led by Bryon Rowley and Samantha Bemis leads off this segment. Rowley set four school records this season in the 4x100 relay, 110 meter hurdles, 200 and 100 meter dash. Bemis broke the school record in the triple jump with a mark of 34’2.5.
 
The Sidney Cross Country team will finish the route. 
 
The Kimball-Sidney leg ends at Downtown Sounds. The Torch should arrive shortly after 6:30 p.m. when the concert starts. In the Groove is the featured musical act. 
 
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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