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The Omaha Running Club has been supporting the Omaha running and walking communities since the early 1970’s. We are a non-profit community service organization with variety of race events, free fun-runs, training programs and community service opportunities.

Omaha Running Club Events

Date/Time Description
February 4, 2018
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Chiller Challenge

Come join us at NP Dodge Park for the 2018 Chiller Challenge before the Big [...]
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April 29, 2018
8:00 am-11:00 am

Nebraska Five (NE5)

Join us for a fabulous five miles through NP Dodge Park. This race is for [...]
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June 10, 2018
8:00 am-11:00 am

ORC ‘s Jim McMahon Open Track Meet

Join us for Omaha Running Club's Jim McMahon Open Track Meet! Field Events:  Long Jump, High [...]
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July 8, 2018
7:00 am-11:00 am

Beat the Heat 10K / 5K

Beat the Heat 10k is a point to point foot race on the scenic and [...]
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August 5, 2018
7:30 am-11:00 am

Lake Wehrspann 10K / 2 Mile / Kids Run

10K – A picturesque route on the paved trail around the Lake. It will test a runner’s mettle with its many turns and occasional hills. 2 Mile – A moderately hilly out-and-back course across the dam. KIDS RUN (1K) – A relatively flat route along the trail for kids 12 & under.

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August 19, 2018
8:00 am-11:00 am

Boxer 500 – A SHORT Run to FIGHT colon cancer

The Boxer 500 is a 5K run/walk, 1M walk and kid’s event to raise awareness [...]
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September 15, 2018
8:30 am-12:00 pm

Peak 2 Peak 10 Mile Run

The Peak 2 Peak 10 Mile Run is a unique point to point starting on [...]
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October 26, 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

The Bones Run 5K

Come run a personal best like your life depends on it, along the moonlit trails [...]
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2017 Omaha Running Club FREE Fun Runs



Holiday Lights Fun Run

Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017

Location: 10th and Harney

Start Time: 6:00 PM

Annual Meeting Fun Run

Date: Sunday, December 17, 2017

Location: Lake Wehrspann Visitor Center, 144th St. & Giles Rd.

Start Time: 10:30 a.m.

Presidents’ Day Fun Run

Date: Monday, February 20, 2017

Location:  Peak Performance Store, 3606 N 156th St. (Hy Vee Shopping Plaza)

Start Time:  6:00 p.m.

April Fools’ Fun Run

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017

Location: Peak Performance, 78th and Cass

Start Time: 7:00 p.m.

Cinco de Mayo Fun Run

Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017

Location: 24th and O Streets, Omaha

Start Time: 7:00 p.m.

Independence Day Fun Run

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Location: Field Club Trail , Omaha; 39th & Marcy Sts.

Start Time: 7:00 p.m.

Octoberfest Fun Run

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Location: Pint Nine Brewing Company, 10411 Portal Road, Suite 104, Papillion, NE

Start Time: 7:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Fun Run

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2017

Location: Lake Zorinsky Boat Ramp, 156th & F Sts.

Start Time: 9:00 a.m.

Note: Times and dates are subject to change. Check the ORC website to verify times and dates.