Article By: Knox County News
This fall, she adds another hat to the mix - Cross Country Coach for the Niobrara-Verdigre Cougars. To go along with this, and to help inspire kids and adults to run and get excited about being fit, she will be starting the Verdigre Running Club this year.
Those interested are asked to bring their tennis shoes and a water bottle to Wildwood Acres this Wednesday at 7 pm. This club is open to runners of all ages. The length of time and distance run will depend on the ages of those who attend.
The purpose of the club is " to get them to like running - a lifelong skill," says Konopasek. She cites other area towns such as Hartington and Crofton who have successful running clubs.
As an added incentive, treats will be provided after the run.