NSC Opens National Anthem Contest and Torch Run Registration
The Nebraska Sports Council has announced the 2017 Cornhusker State Games (CSG) Torch Run route/schedule and is encouraging Nebraska runners of all ages to sign up for a mile. Officials have also opened the search for a national anthem performer for the Games’ Opening Ceremonies.
The Torch Run, which is sponsored by the Nebraska National Guard, will kick off on June 19 in a swing through Sarpy and Douglas counties via the Omaha Trails network before heading to the Panhandle to begin the west-to-east legs on June 21. Applicants for the Torch Run will be assigned one-mile segments, using highway mile markers in most cases. Runners will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no fee for the Torch Run although donations are encouraged. Participants will each receive a T-shirt. The schedule, route map and entry information are available at CornhuskerStateGames.com/torch_run.
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