Race Weekend

Lodging & Travel

Where To Stay

DOWNTOWN HOTELS

The following hotels are all within walking distance of the start/finish:

– Cornhusker Marriott

– Courtyard by Marriott

– Embassy Suites

– The Graduate

– Hyatt Place

– Hilton Garden Inn

– The Kindler

 

Getting to Lincoln

DRIVING
From I-80 you will take the downtown exits to go to the Runners Expo and Packet Pickup at the Cornhusker Marriott or to go the start and finish.

FLYING
The nearest airports are Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK) and Omaha Eppley Airfield (OMA).

TRAINS
Amtrak has a station in the Lincoln Haymarket District.

Things To Do In Lincoln

Visit the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau to check out all the city of Lincoln has to offer on race weekend.

Schedule of Events

Friday – May 1

Packet Pickup / Runners Expo - Noon to 6:00 p.m.

Cornhusker Marriott • 333 South 13th Street

Marathon and Half Marathon – Packet Pickup for all participants.  Walk through our expo and visit with the many wonderful vendors

KFRX Mayor’s Run Packet Pickup - 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Cornhusker Marriott • 333 South 13th Street

Kids’ 1 Mile Run – Packet Pickup for anyone who did not meet the registration deadline for school packet delivery or wanting to do last minute registration

Saturday – May 2

KFRX Mayor’s Run sponsored by Sandhills Global - 8:00 a.m.

Nebraska State Capitol • Start Line is south side of Capitol

Kids’ 1 Mile Race – Watch thousands of school-age kids give all their effort for a fun 1-mile race

Featured Speaker Sessions - TBA

Cornhusker Marriott • 333 South 13th Street

Featured Speaker  – To Be Announced

Packet Pickup / Runners Expo - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Cornhusker Marriott • 333 South 13th Street

Marathon and Half Marathon – Packet Pickup for all participants.  Walk through our expo and visit with the many wonderful vendors

Pastathon - 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Champions Club • 707 Stadium Drive

Join all of our participants and their families for a free pasta dinner and prepare for race day

Sunday – May 3

Packet Pickup at the Coliseum - 5:45 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.

University of Nebraska • 14th & Vine Streets
Coliseum Building

Last chance for Packet Pickup before the race

Race Finish in Memorial Stadium - 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Memorial Stadium 50-yard Line

Watch all of participants run into Memorial Stadium and finish their accomplishment at the 50-yard line

Champions Club Awards Ceremony - TBA

Champions Club • 707 Stadium Drive

Awards Ceremony Times – To Be Announced

Race Start - Wave Start (See Below)

University of Nebraska • 14th & Vine Streets

6:55 a.m. – Wheelchair Start
7:00 a.m. – Marathon and Half Marathon Start

Champions Club Lunch - 11:00 a.m.

Champions Club • 707 Stadium Drive

Join us at the Champions Club for a catered lunch in preparation for the awards ceremony.

Become a Volunteer

This event is a success because of the amazing volunteers who help out every year. Please help us continue the all-volunteer tradition of the Lincoln Marathon by volunteering in 2020.