June 19, 2018

CSG Torch Run Joins

NEBRASKAland Festivities


LINCOLN, Neb. (June 19, 2018)- The Cornhusker State Games Torch Run will travel from Ogallala to North Platte on June 22.

Members of the Ogallala Cross Country Team will start the first leg of the Torch Run by carrying the Torch down Hwy. 30 at 9:00 a.m (MST). from Ogallala High School.

The torch will be passed to members of the Paxton Cross Country Team at mile marker 140 around 11:15 a.m (MST). The Tigers will cover eight miles before handing off to the Sutherland basketball team, which will also cover eight miles.

At mile 158, around 2:45 p.m. the Sutherland team will pass the torch to the Hershey Cross Country team, which will cover the next seven miles.

The North Platte Cross Country Team will run the last five miles into North Platte.

Following the Torch Run activities, Nebraska Sports Council officials will be on hand at the Florida Georgia Line/Brett Young concert as part of its partnership with the NEBRASKAland US Cellular Summer Jam Concert Series. Follow this link to get more information on concert tickets and times https://nebraskalanddays.com/buy-tickets/.

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 June 21 for the lowest price available. All registered participants receive a shirt and pass to the Opening Ceremonies and the pre-show Sports Fest 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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