To register for any of the four distances, click here.
Entry Fees (includes t-shirt, insurance, and prizes):
- Marathon $50
- 1/2 Marathon $40
- 10K $25
- Kid’s 1.8 Mile Run $15
- Because of limited parking, only 500 registrations will be accepted.
This is a benefit trail run to raise funds to replace bridges in Wilderness Park.
A few photos from our 2014 Wilderness Park Calendar debut on Friday, November 1st at Zipline Brewery. Thanks to all Friends of Wilderness Park members and board members, photographers and supporters for producing a great calendar. If you haven’t got your hands on one yet, check out the printable order form below.
This Friday, November 1st is the final show for the Capture the Wild of Wilderness Park photo contest. Join other Wilderness enthusiasts at this First Friday event at the Zipline Brewing Company (2100 Magnum Cir., Lincoln, NE) starting at 5:00 pm. The 2014 Calendars will be on sale for $10–just in time for the holidays! The twelve photographs featured in the calendar will be on display at Zipline Brewing Company for the entire month of November.
To receive a calendar, download the Capture the Wild of Wilderness Park order form and send completed form and payment to the below address.
The following individuals are candidates for the Friends of Wilderness Park Board of Directors. Voting will take place at the annual meeting on Sunday, October 5th from 1-4 p.m. at Wilderness Park. All current members are eligible to vote.
Amber has been a supporter of the Friends of Wilderness Park for three years and would love to become more involved in her efforts. Amber has served on the Old Cheney Road Farmers’ Market board for four years as the assistant manager. She has also been creating an edible and native landscape at the house she rents (thanks to the plant sales!) Amber believes Wilderness Park is fundamental to the Lincoln community!
Erin is currently a high school science teacher at North Star High School. Prior to teaching she earned a Masters of Biological Sciences in Ecology and Evolution, with a focus on grassland ecology and restoration. In her free time Erin loves to take advantage of our natural spaces and the recreational opportunities they offer, like those of Wilderness Park.
Mary Roseberry-Brown is a current board member, one of the founders of Friends of Wilderness Park, president for ten years, who has worked hard on keeping Yankee Hill Road out of Wilderness Park, Comprehensive Plan amendments, promoted the Upper Southeast Salt Creek Watershed Amendment, which provided creek buffers and prohibited filling in of creeks, keeping a sewage treatment plant away from Wilderness Park, and organizes of our native plant sale, the main fund raiser for FWP.
Sean currently works as a Legislative Ombudsman, a government office which takes complaints from citizens against state agencies and works to resolve them. He was formerly the Executive Director of the Haymarket Theatre in Lincoln and the Bagaduce Music Library in Blue Hill, Maine. He spends part of every weekend on the trails in Wilderness Park and thinks such wild spaces are good for the soul.
A recent article in the Lincoln Journal Star highlighted the work of a dedicated group of volunteers who maintain Wilderness Park’s trails. Friends of Wilderness Park Board Member Rosina Paolini, pictured above, is one of the, literally, volunteer trailblazers.
Photo: Megan Farmer/Lincoln Journal Star