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Parkville Area Chamber of Commerce 2018 Run by the River

The Parkville Chamber 5k/10k River Run will take place on Sunday morning, August 19th, in English Landing Park and Platte Landing Park.

Participation Medals for all runners.

Registration (through Aug 10)
5k – $45 – includes Gray Bella+Canvas brand, Triblend, Runner’s Giveaway and Participation Medal
10k – $55 – includes Gray Bella+Canvas brand, Triblend, Runner’s Giveaway and Participation Medal
Late Registration (after Aug 10)
5k – $45 – White Cotton T, Runner’s Giveaway and Participation Medal
10k – $55 – White Cotton T, Runner’s Giveaway and Participation Medal

2 Mile Walk – $25 – White Cotton T

Sponsorships available.

Event Details:

Course: Certified, chip-timed, 5k/10k course starts in English Landing Park at Herb Bush Drive.

Event day registration/Late Packet Pick-up: 6:00 am-6:45 am, English Landing Park

Packet Pick-up: Parkville Chamber office, 8878 NW 63rd St, Ste 103, Parkville Commons, Parkville, MO
M-Th, Aug 13-16, 10 am – 4 pm
Fr – Aug 17 – 12 pm – 6 pm

Prizes: Overall male and female winners,12 years and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+
***Participation Medals awarded***

Benefiting Charity: The Parkville Area Chamber of Commerce 2018 Charity of Choice is Parkville Women’s Clinic.

Start: 08/19/2018 7:00 am
End: 08/19/2018 9:00 am


Pump & Pantry Nebraska State Fair Marathon

The Grand Island YMCA, partnering with the Nebraska State Fair & Pump and Pantry to Strengthen Community.
Join us on August 25, 2018, for the Pump & Pantry Nebraska State Fair Marathon, Half-Marathon, Relay Marathon, 5K and 1-Mile Kid’s Run. Experience the NEW fastest, flattest course in the country. The course begins at the Nebraska State Fair and takes you along tree-lined streets, along the Hike & Bike Trail, around Stuhr Museum and ends on the State Fair Grounds. Boston Qualifying race.
Registration link:

Start: 08/25/2018
End: 08/25/2018


Leavenworth CASA Superhero Run

Aug 25, 2018 Sat. 8:00 AM CASA Superhero Run (5K & 10K) Sportsmen Fields, Leavenworth KS, 20th & Ottawa Streets.
1st Judicial District, KS Website:
This is a USTAF certified 5K&10K course. with a set of age based kids runs
The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) organization provides valuable services for Leavenworth County abused and neglected children as provided through the generous charity fundraising events we hold to support these efforts.
Feel free to call me or contact the CASA Director, Kelly Meyer at 913-651-6440 or Jim Lourentzos, Race Technical Adviser, 913-226-9735 .

Event Location
20th & Ottawa Street, Leavenworth, KS (Sportman Fields)

Start: 08/25/2018 8:00 am
End: 08/25/2018 12:00 pm


Helen Gold 5K – 10K

Our 2018 Helen Gold 5K – 10K charity event September 8th has grown from 200 runner-walkers in 2001 to over 1,000 participants. As a result, 100% of all contributions and registrations have helped raise over $750,000 for Parkinson’s Disease Research at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

The race date events starts and ends on at La Paloma Plaza Shopping Center located at 119th and Glenwood two doors west of Johnny’s Tavern. Our race is part of the Race KC Series, supported by the KC Track Club and RaceDay Timing and is heralded as one of the best-organized runs in the Metro Area.

We are hoping you will become OR continue to be a participant, contributing sponsor or volunteer for this vital research event. All proceeds benefit Parkinson’s Research at Kansas University Medical Center. There are many ways YOU and / or your company can make a difference in the fight to eliminate Parkinson’s disease by joining us in this event as a runner. walker, sponsor, participant or volunteer.

REGISTRATION FEES (Checks payable to: KU Endowment Association – HG5K)
$ $10 per Child (Race Day Registration-shirts Not Guaranteed)
$ $28 through August 26, 2018
$ $30 through September 7, 2018
$ $32 Race Day September 8, 2018
$ $1 Extra for XX Large T-Shirt

La Paloma Plaza (119th & Glenwood, Overland Park, KS)

Start: 09/08/2018 8:00 am
End: 09/08/2018 10:30 am


Litchfield TriathLou Triathlon

Litchfield Triathlou Triathlon

September 09, 2018
Lake Lou Yaeger Beach House
4932 Beach House Trail
Litchfield Illinois, 62056

The 9th Annual Litchfield Triathlou is back and ready to help you smash your best performance during the peak season for racing!

We are pumped to return the Litchfield Triathlou Half Distance Triathlon again this year! In 2017 we added the Half and it was a hit! We are excited to return it for an even bigger and better 2nd running!

Now you better believe you will be getting some EPIC 2018 Official Litchfield Triathlou SWAG! By now there are many of you collecting our famous hoodies as they provide comfort, warmth, and style all in one. All Triathlou athletes will get the Triathlou hoodie! Aside from the hoodie we will hook you up with a very memorable finisher medal, post race lunch, free photos, and a race experience you’ll never forget! Swimming in Lake Lou Yaeger is the best OWS you will have in the midwest. There really is no comparison to this large beach with pristine flat racing water. The bike course is flat and fast with some great curves to keep you entertained the whole ride. Both the 5k, 10k, and Half runs see very honest mile paces with plenty of flats, and a couple hills throughout. You want freebies, speed, and camaraderie-you better get to the 9th Annual Litchfield Triathlou Triathlons!

Start: 09/09/2018 7:00 am
End: 09/09/2018 4:00 pm


Winslow Run Half Marathon & 5K

What: 8th Annual Winslow Half-Marathon & 5K Run
When: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Where: Winslow School 351 S Highway 71, Winslow, AR 72959

The 8th annual Winslow Half Marathon and 5K Run will be held September 15, 2018.

Winslow Community Development Council, a local non-profit, started the race in 2011 to raise funds for area non-profit organizations. With a population of about 400 people, this small rural community is often overlooked by area organizations servicing larger cities.

This year’s race will again offer chip timing, a commemorative t-shirt, and distinctive finisher’s medals, all to support area non-profits.

Start: 09/15/2018
End: 09/15/2018


Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race

Rugged Maniac is returning to Snow Creek Ski Area on September 22, 2018 with 25 epic obstacles and 1 rockin’ party! Here’s how it works: Register for the race and you’ll get to run our 5k course (or our new option called Rugged Maniac X, which includes unlimited laps of the 5k course and a special edition headband)! You’ll climb towers of shipping containers, rocket down a massive water slide, crawl through underground tunnels, leap over fire and experience some BIG new obstacles! As if that wasn’t awesome enough, before and after you run you’ll get to party with thousands of other maniacs in our day-long festival which includes mechanical bulls, adult bounce houses, and tons of games and activities! So what are you waiting for? Grab your friends and register now before your preferred start time sells out!

Start: 09/22/2018
End: 09/22/2018


Get Your Rear in Gear – Kansas City 5K Run/Walk & Kid’s Fun Run

Register here:

FEES: Through September 19 at midnight
Adult: $30
Youth (12 and under): $12
Kids’ Fun Run (10 and under): $12
Race Day
Adult: $40
Youth (12 and under): $15
Kids’ Fun Run (10 and under): $15

Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferable and we do our best to ensure everyone gets a shirt but to be guaranteed one please register by September 3.

Online Registration closes Wednesday, September 19 at midnight

7:30 a.m. – Registration
8:30 a.m. – Kids’ Fun Run
8:40 a.m. – Opening Ceremony
9:00 a.m. – 5K Timed Run
9:05 a.m – 5K Walk

Start: 09/23/2018 9:00 am
End: 09/23/2018 11:00 pm


2018 Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon

Take in the sites of the beautiful and historic Oregon Trail on this mixed surface adventure course. Runners and walkers in the first five years of the Monument Marathon have dubbed us the friendliest, most supportive, and most well-organized race they have participated in! Whether you’re a 50 stater, a maniac, or a first-timer, we want you to have the best experience possible and experience the hometown hospitality of the Monument Marathon. We are a homegrown local event featuring excited and friendly volunteers, incredible course support, amazing views, and the kind of charm only small-town races can provide. All proceeds from the Monument Marathon go to support student scholarships to our most in-need and promising students at our local community college. Have a one-of-a-kind experience and know that you’re supporting a great cause at the same time!

Register today at!

Start: 09/29/2018
End: 09/29/2018


Belleville Main Street Marathon **Boston Qualifier**

TIME: The marathon begins at 7 AM, and course support ends at 2 PM.
COURSE: This Boston Marathon qualifying course starts and finishes around West Main and First Streets in downtown Belleville, IL. About
half the course is on America’s longest Main Street and the other half is on portions of the paved Richland Creek Greenway Trail, paved
MetroLink Bike Trail, and area neighborhood roads. Ample hydration and fueling stations as well as enthusiastic volunteers cheering you
on will be located throughout the race course.
AWARDS: Awards will be presented to the top 3 Overall male and female finishers; top male and female Master finishers; top male and
female Wheelchair finishers; and the top 3 male and female finishers in each of the following Age Divisions: 18-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34;
35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; and 70 & older. All finishers, regardless of placement, will receive a participant medal.
Due to liability and safety issues, the age limit requirement of being 18 or older will be strictly enforced.
ENTRY FEES: Entry fee is $49.99 (CASH/CHECK) if postmarked by December 31, 2017. Registration January 1 to August 15 is $65, after
August 15 is $75, and after September 15 is $85. Online registration is also available at For paper entries, please make
checks payable to Belleville Running Club and mail to Toolen’s Running Start, 3260 Green Mount Crossing Dr, Shiloh, IL 62269. Entry
fees are nonrefundable. Race will be held rain or shine.
ADDITIONAL INFO: Email or contact Toolen’s Running Start at 618-628-9898 or
See what other runners have to say about the race at:
PACKET PICKUP: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, Toolen’s Running Start, 3260 Green Mount Crossing Dr, Shiloh, IL 62269, and
5:30 to 6:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at First and Main Streets in Belleville, near the start line.

Start: 09/29/2018 7:00 am
End: 09/29/2018 2:00 pm


Park2Park Run

Roeland Park’s first Park2Park Run is a fundraiser and tour of the SEVEN different parks located within the city’s 1.6 square miles. Whether or not you’re familiar with the location of the parks, the long route runs past all of them and whether or not you’re a runner there will be activities going on in all of them to promote and encourage their use in fun and unique ways.

Two distances are available to choose from: 7 Miles, 7 Parks or 5 Park 5K.
This event happens rain or shine and as this is a fundraising run for the park system there are no refunds.

Sign up as an individual or a team. Prizes available for first place in age categories and overall long and short distance runs. T-shirts available during registration through August 27th. Youth, 10 and under, are welcome to do the Green Space Racer Fun Run/Walk & Scavenger Hunt.

Early bird pricing from February 15- April 1.

Registration here:

Laura Steele, Park2Park Race Director

Start: 09/29/2018 8:00 am
End: 09/29/2018 12:00 pm


Lyme is Local Charity 5k & 1mi

Charity 5k Event
Lyme is Local presents a Charity 5k Event benefiting the Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City
Berkley Riverfront Kansas City, Mo September 29, 2018 8am
We invite the public to sign up and attend our event to help us spread awareness for this debilitating Disease!
• Over 300,000 cases every year in the US, one of the fastest growing Diseases. New numbers showing possibly 2 million!
• 50 States and 6 Continents have reported Lyme Disease.
• Testing is unreliable, medical help is lacking and research funding is well below standards.
• Cost to treat is financially draining. Remission isn’t guaranteed.
• A tick can infect a human or animal with multiple Diseases.

Outdoor games, Family fun, 5k winner prizes. Race check-in 7-730am
Refreshments provided but feel free to bring a picnic blanket.
We will have a 1 Mile course available for those who do not want to compete in the 5k.
Parking gravel lot on East side of park. Additional parking across the street.
We are in need Runners, Fund Raisers, Donations, Volunteers and Sponsors!
Please signup online and start raising money for the cause.
Charity Information: the Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City has been helping the greater Kansas City area for decades! They are a 501c3, so your donations are tax-deductible. We are raising money to help Educate the public and medical community and to provide Grants for those afflicted with Lyme Disease and/or Co-Infections to help cover their costs for medical care.
Lyme is Local together with the Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City
I hereby Challenge you to sign up, collect donations and participate in the Lyme is Local Charity 5k Event. If you are willing to accept please challenge others. Keep the Lyme is Local Challenge going!
Contact: 913-543-1514
Prevention.Awareness Together

Start: 09/29/2018 8:00 am
End: 09/29/2018 12:00 pm


Path to Parenthood 5K

This is the 4th Annual Path to Parenthood 5K, in support of Kansas City Infertility Awareness Foundation (KCIA). Proceeds from this event fund KCIA’s Family Building Grant program, providing financial aid to KC locals to help with treatment and adoption costs.

Participants of all fitness levels are encouraged to join us for the 5K run/walk event. Additionally, all ages are welcome to participate in a One Mile Awareness Walk and/or Kids Fun Run. If you are unable to join us at the event but would like to support KCIA or someone you know, you may sign up as a Virtual Runner.

Virtual Run – $35
1 Mile Awareness Walk – $25
Kids Fun Run – $10

Event Location
4501 S Bass Pro Drive, Independence, MO 64055

Registration link:

Start: 09/29/2018 8:00 am
End: 09/29/2018 10:00 am


Lederhosen 5K

Bring your kids, bring your appetite. Run through the streets of Westport at the Oktoberfest Lederhosen Lap 5K and Kinder Run (Kids Run). Enter as an individual or a team. All participants will receive a pint glass, race shirt and a wide array of special offers from Westport bars & restaurants. Stay for Oktoberfest after the run!

Start: 09/30/2018
End: 09/30/2018


Guns N’ Hoses 5K

The Greater KC Public Safety Credit Union presents the second Guns N’ Hoses 5K to raise money for the Surviving Spouse and Family Endowment Fund (S.A.F.E.). An organization that provides immediate financial support to the surviving families of law enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMT/paramedics who lose their life in the line of duty.

*shirts and medals are guaranteed for those that are registered before July 31

Register Here:

Event Location
Kansas City Regional Police Academy

Start: 10/07/2018 8:00 am
End: 10/07/2018 12:00 pm


The Driftless Half Marathon, relay, and 5k

Northeast Iowa region October 13, 2018

The Driftless Half Marathon, relay, and 5k event will take place from Harper’s Ferry to Lansing, Iowa. Registration is open now. More information can be found on our website

Start: 10/13/2018
End: 10/13/2018


Marc’s Dash 5K & Kids Run

5K Run/Walk & Kids Run
This event is in honor of our friend firefighter Marc Wright. Marc lost his long battle with cancer in January, so we decided to continue his legacy by raising money for his church and two charities he was heavily involved with; CenterPoint Church (community outreach programs), The Firefighters Cancer Support Network (research and assistance for firefighters and paramedics with cancer) and (supports families of first responders lost in the line of duty).
Register at

CenterPoint Church, 20 E. Green Meadows, Columbia, MO

Start: 10/13/2018 8:00 am
End: 10/13/2018 9:30 am


The OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Teal Trail Walk

Men, women & children will join us for a morning of hope, support, awareness and fun. This is more than just another 5K. The OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer Foundation is committed to changing the face of ovarian cancer through support for better treatments, and ultimately a cure. We hope you will join us for this fast 5K and best after party in town!
Southcreek Office Park- 7200 W. 132nd St. Overland Park, KS


Start: 10/21/2018 8:30 am
End: 10/21/2018 11:00 am


Race for Dignity 5k Run/Walk

Run for Dignity 5k supports Giving the Basics which provides basic hygiene products to low-income families with small children, students, battered women, veterans, seniors, forms prisoners, and then mentally ill.

The 5k will help raise awareness and funds for Giving the Basics which supports over 65 pantries, 186 schools, 14+ school districts, and over 220,000 people per month (2016 statistics).

Facebook Page:

Registration page:

Start: 11/04/2018 9:00 am
End: 11/04/2018 12:00 pm


Ad Astra Running BILLY MILLS 10K

A 10k race on Haskell Indian Nations University’s cross country course. The Billy Mills 10k is named after former Haskell and KU runner Billy Mills who went on to become the first and only American to win the gold in the Olympic 10k. Proceeds from the race benefit Haskell running programs.\

Start: 11/10/2018
End: 11/10/2018


Gobbler Grind

Looking for a great fall race? Look no further than the 22nd Annual Gobbler Grind! This race features three great distances (5K, Half Marathon, and Marathon) to fit within your training schedule and get you ready for the feast of all feasts -Thanksgiving! A semi-flat easy route for Boston Qualifiers and a USATF certified course. See printable course maps for certification.

Start: 11/11/2018
End: 11/11/2018


Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day Run & Walk

Kick off your Thanksgiving Day celebration with a great morning run with friends and family. All participants receive a long sleeve thermal race shirt and a 6-inch pumpkin pie!

Start: 11/22/2018 8:30 am
End: 11/22/2018 11:00 am


Westport Santa Dash

The best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear. The next best way is to join over a thousand Santas along a 5K course in Westport! Take advantage of this opportunity to become every child’s favorite man as each participant receives a Santa Suit. We fill the streets with holiday spirit! All participants in the Santa Dash receive their own Santa Suit or race shirt, bib chip timing, a finisher’s ornament, and lots of holiday treats!

Want to register?

Start: 12/01/2018
End: 12/01/2018


2018 Jingle Bell Run – Lenexa

Event Information
The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Few runs in the country are quite like this one, as the Jingle Bell Run takes place entirely UNDERGROUND. The course is flat, festive and fun and, best of it, it never ventures outside into the brutal winter climate. The Jingle Bell Run is the perfect family event, with appearances from child-friendly guests like Santa Claus, Kansas City Royals mascot Sluggerrr, jugglers, a magician, your favorite Star Wars characters, a live deejay, and more. And don’t forget about our Holiday Hallway, a darkened stretch of the run that’s aglow with thousands of lights and decorations! All participants receive a long-sleeved T-shirt and a finisher’s medal. Go to to register today!

Event Location
Meritex Executive Underground Park – 17501 W 98th St., Lenexa, KS 66219

Start: 12/10/2018 9:00 am
End: 12/10/2018 12:00 pm


CCVI Trolley Run

Trolley Run is one of the largest timed four-mile road races in the country. The fast and flat to downhill course is a quintessential Kansas City experience and a beloved tradition. The four-mile Trolley Run course winds through the Waldo and Brookside neighborhoods and ends on the Country Club Plaza. Proceeds from the race benefit the visually impaired children at the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired (CCVI).

Start: 04/28/2019 7:45 am
End: 04/28/2019 11:00 am
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