Some of you may or may not know our owner, Dave is an avid athlete. “Fight For Air-Corporate Cup” is something he takes great pride in participating in every year. The Corporate Cup is among the largest of corporate road races in the United States, and recently ranked 10th best 10K. From the first Corporate Cup in 1981, the event has experienced phenomenal success. In that first year, 29 companies entered and 681 runners crossed the finish line. In 2012, 262 companies entered with more than 11,000 registrants.
The date is September 15th and Dino’s Storage is going to have a team. The race is going to be at Aksarben this year so it’s an exciting new venue. To sign up or just find out more about this wonderful event go to http://omahacorporatecup.org. There is also a 100 yard dash for kids ages 5-10 years old.~Participants may choose to WALK or RUN a 2-mile course or a 10K USATF certified course.~ All participants (10K and 2 mile) will be professionally timed and ranked by timing chips.~ Participants can compete with a corporate team or as an individual.~ The course will start in front of Blue Cross Blue Shield on Aksarben Drive and will finish at the intersection of Mercy Drive and 67th Street.~ Registration opens at 6:30am. The 10K and 2 mile race will start at 8:00 AM. The kid’s 100 yard dash starts at approx. 9:30 AM.~ MP3 players and strollers are allowed on the course, but remember to be courteous to the other participants.~ No pets are allowed on the course.
The Corporate Cup’s unique character, businesses and their employees coming together to have fun and fight lung disease, is the basis for its success. Come celebrate the 33rd year of this great event and help the more than 200,000 Nebraskans who suffer from lung disease! Hey you can even win a car!! Raffle tickets can be purchased from the American Lung Association office (8990 West Dodge Road), from team captains, or day of the race. At the conclusion of the race, 6 names will be drawn. The vehicle will then be given away at the Awards Celebration on October 2nd to one of the 6 lucky individuals.