Racing Updates

Meet the Athlete: Laura Tarantino

Feb 15, 2019

Name: Laura Tarantino Age: 24 Hometown: St. Louis, MO Current residence: Omaha Occupation/Degree you are working towards: first year med student at Creighton  High School: Westminster Christian in St. Louis College (major/minor) Truman State University, nursing major / bio minor What is your running background? I started running freshman year of high school because I…

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Meet the Athlete: Timothy Meyer

Feb 11, 2019

Name: Timothy Meyer Age: 37 Hometown: Denison, IA Current residence: Lincoln, NE Occupation/Degree you are working towards:  UNL Ag Econ Professor Education:   High School: Denison High School College: Buena Vista University  Graduate: Master’s: Iowa State University  Doctoral: University of St. Thomas What is your running background? It started at the Dogpatch Relays of 1990.  I was a 4th grader and after…

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Meet the Athlete: Chad Berens

Feb 11, 2019

Name: Chad Berens Age: 23 Hometown: Lincoln, NE Current residence: Wichita, KS Occupation/Degree you are working towards: Masters in Sport Management, currently helping out with the Wichita State Track and Field team as the Intern for the Director of Operations High School: THE Lincoln Pius X College (major/minor): Nebraska Wesleyan University. Major-Sport Management, Minor-Business Administration…

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Meet the Athlete: Tim “Kenny” Grundmayer

Feb 6, 2019

Name: Tim Grundmayer Age: 24 Hometown: Gretna, NE Current residence: Gretna, NE Occupation/Degree you are working towards: Guide Runner, Volunteer Track/Cross Country Coach at Midland University. Working toward collegiate coaching career High School: Gretna High School College (major/minor): Northwest Missouri State University (Recreation Management, Sport Psychology) What is your running background? Running has always been…

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Meet the Athlete: Cole Marolf

Feb 6, 2019

Name:      Cole Marolf Age – 29 Hometown: Holland, NE Current residence: Omaha, NE. Moving to Grand Island in July. Occupation/Degree you are working towards: Resident physician at UNMC High School – Norris (the cornfield one, not the middle school behind my house now!) College (major/minor) – Nebraska Wesleyan, Physics/Spanish What is your running background? –…

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Meet the Athlete: Colin Morrissey

Feb 2, 2019

Name: Colin Morrissey Age: 29 Hometown: Omaha, NE Current residence: Omaha, NE Occupation/Degree you are working towards: National Indemnity Data Department Education:   High School: Millard South High School College: Concordia University Seward, NE Secondary Education Social Sciences and Special Education Graduate: University of Nebraska Omaha MBA What is your running background? In elementary school…

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Meet the Athlete: Cory Logsdon

Feb 2, 2019

Name: Cory Logsdon Age: 30 Hometown: Omaha, NE Current residence: 8007 Morris St, Omaha, NE 68122 Occupation/Degree you are working towards: Construction Inspector Associate with First National Bank Education:   High School: Fort Calhoun College (major/minor): Dana College, Accounting/Business Admin. What is your running background? I started running back in Junior High. Like most athletes…

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Meet the Athlete: Bob Garcia

Jan 30, 2019

Name: Bob Garcia Age: 63 Hometown: Omaha, NE Current residence: LaVista, NE Occupation/Degree you are working towards: Retired teacher/coach in Omaha Public Schools (McMillan Jr. High, South High, Bryan High) and Lincoln Parkview Christian, currently special education paraprofessional at Millard South High School   High School – Omaha South High, 1973 College (major/minor)  UN-O, Grace…

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Meet the Athlete: Craig Christians

Jan 30, 2019

Name: Craig Christians Age: 57 Hometown: Willmar, MN Current residence: Bellevue Occupation/Degree you are working towards: After 30 years in public works as a civil engineer (now retired), I am head XC/Track Coach @ Bellevue University. Also coached at Bellevue West and Platteview HS for 25 years. High School – Willmar, MN College (major/minor) BS…

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