Category Archive: Blackfoot Marathon

Nov 06 2017

Runners Brave the Tator Trot!

On a blustery November morning runners and walkers of all ages braved the weather to support the 7th annual “Tator Trot”.   This event, started by Jon and Marlene Lyksett (see link here to 2013 race) has generated thousands of dollars over the years for helping the hungry in Blackfoot and Bingham County.  This year was …

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Nov 06 2016

It’s a Tater Trot!

On November 5th runners and walkers arose to a crisp and sunny Saturday morning; a perfect day for the annual “Tater Trot”.  The event is held each November to help earn money for the Christmas food boxes sponsored by the Community Dinner Table.  This year saw a great turnout for the race and $2,000 was …

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May 22 2016

5th Tommy Vaughn’s Marathon and More

The fifth annual Tommy Vaughn’s Marathon and More was held on Saturday, May 21st against the backdrop of a wet spring morning.  Hardy runners were able to participate in a full marathon, half-marathon, 10K, 5K or kids fun run.  They all seemed to enjoy the chance to be part of this community event, in spite …

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Nov 08 2015

Beautiful Day for the Tator Trot!

Runners and walkers of all ages enjoyed a crisp and clear fall morning while participating in the 2015 Tator Trot.  This annual event provides funding for the food boxes that are prepared for the needy in the community prior to the Christmas holiday. This year $1,500 was given to CDT to be used to make …

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May 28 2015

Marathon a Success

Despite the rainy spring weather, dedicated runners turned out for the 2015 Tommy Vaughn’s Marathon and More.  The race included an accredited marathon, a half marathon, a 10K, 5K, and kids run.  A big thanks goes to John Lyksett, the race sponsors and all the volunteers that helped host the race.  A check for $2,500 …

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Jun 02 2014

Another Successful Marathon

It’s been another great year for the Tommy Vaughn’s Blackfoot Marathon and More.  The Marathon is a US Track and Field certified course and a sanctioning race.  A Challenger marathon for the disabled, a half-marathon, a 10K, 5K, 5K Family Wave, and a Sprout run were also included as part of the event.  The event …

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Nov 16 2013

Terrific Tator Trot

The 2013 Tator Trot, held on Saturday, November 9th, turned out to be a great success.  The weather was beautiful and the participants had a fun time running the course. In addition to being a great civic event, the Tator Trot is used as a fundraiser for the Christmas food boxes.  The race was the brainchild of Jon …

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Apr 09 2013

The Tommy Vaughn’s Blackfoot Marathon and More

A big thanks to everyone that helped out!  The Tommy Vaughn’s Blackfoot Marathon and More   See the website at: