June 26, 2018

CSG Torch Run to Visit

Lincoln Saltdogs Game Friday

 
LINCOLN, Neb. (June 26, 2018) - The Cornhusker State Games Torch Run will arrive in Lincoln Friday, June 29, for pregame festivities at the Saltdogs game vs the Gary South Shore Railcats at Haymarket Park.
 
The Torch will be carried onto the ballfield at 6:45 p.m. by Nebraska National Guard soldiers running in cadence.  National anthem and first-pitch ceremony will follow with the game scheduled to begin at 7:05 p.m.  Following the game, fans can enjoy fireworks as part of the Saltdogs’ Fireworks Friday series. Game tickets can be purchased at Saltdogs.com or at the Haymarket Park box office.
 
The route into Lincoln begins Friday at 10 a.m. at the Butler County Courthouse in David City and will proceed north on Highway 15. Runners are scheduled to make the turn east onto Hwy 34 in Seward at around 2:30 p.m. and should arrive in Lincoln at the junction of Highway 34 and Fletcher Ave. around 5:30 p.m.  Motorists along the route are asked to slow down and use caution when passing runners and escort vehicles.
 
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 Cornhusker State Games takes place July 20-29, and officials are urging athletes to sign up before the July 6 final deadline. All registered participants receive a shirt and pass to the Opening Ceremonies and the pre-show SportFest meal with their paid entry fee.
 
Register or find more information on the Torch Run, Cornhusker State Games and the Nebraska Sports Council at NebraskaSportsCouncil.com.
 
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