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Queen’s 5K Romp

5K race through downtown historic Leavenworth, Kansas. A race for women of all ages: Tiaras, Medals and Pink Tees!
Start Line: Candle Queen Candles, 500 Shawnee, Leavenworth, KS.
The course is out and back in downtown Leavenworth. It consists primarily on paved roads with one section on a paved trail.

Start: 05/30/2017 8:00 am
End: 05/30/2017 8:00 am


5K Hero Run

A 5K to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri. Run as your favorite hero. Run in honor of your hero. Run to be a hero for local children.

Start: 06/03/2017 8:30 am
End: 06/03/2017 8:30 am


Kansas City Dirty Duo 5K

Get down and dirty at the 2017 Kansas City Dirty Duo 5K. It’s 3.1 miles of mud, mystery obstacles, mud, music, mud and MORE MUD! It’s happening at the scenic trails of Unity Village in Lee’s Summit, MO.
ALL proceeds benefit TNC Community; a nonprofit organization providing support and care to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
In addition to earning a unique Dirty Duo finisher’s medal and race day t-shirt, prizes will be awarded to the team with the best costume, so assemble your crew and get creative!!!

Start: 06/10/2017 8:00 am
End: 06/10/2017 8:00 am


Miles Against Melanoma Kc 5k/kids fun run

Our event, MAM KC will be a 5k Walk/Run Kids Run family oriented health event. We are expecting participants from all over this year, including melanoma survivors, families (walking in memory or in support of a loved one), teams, healthcare providers and corporate representatives. This is not just a walk/run it is an event for the entire family!

The Miles Against Melanoma Kc event will raise money to support melanoma research, education and advocacy. We also assist families who are in financial need of help. Miles Against Melanoma is a 501c3 health organization.

Start: 06/10/2017 8:00 am
End: 06/10/2017 8:00 am


Outpace Poverty

Join us for a 5k run and walk on Saturday, June 10th at Berkley Riverfront Park. This event is open to all ages and experience levels and also features a chip timed 5k option. Benefits Catholic Charities of Kansas City – St. Joseph.

Start: 06/10/2017 8:00 am
End: 06/10/2017 8:00 am



Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization. Families will unite to run or walk 5 kilometers, bringing the disease of addiction into the light. No fee to run or walk. Individuals requiring a timer will pay a $25 fee. Through participant fundraising, every dollar raised supports advocacy, evidence-based resources for families, and end stigma of addiction.
Registration Link:
Contact: Jenny Dittmore, (949) 349-1956

Start: 06/11/2017 8:00 am
End: 06/11/2017 8:00 am


Color Storm 5K

The Color Storm is brooding over Kansas City and will hit this Sunday, June 11th at 9AM with color euphoria and elation! Wear your Color Storm bandanna and glasses and be prepared to run through the full color powder experience at each of our color zones. And the hoopla doesn’t end at the finish line – there’s always a rainbow after the Storm! Join us at the post-race festival where we’ll be tossing up even more color to create our own Color Storm!

Start: 06/11/2017 9:00 am
End: 06/11/2017 9:00 am


Mothers Against Drunk Driving 5K Dash

MADD 5K Dash & Walk is a community-driven event that raises awareness about the dangers of drunk driving and underage drinking, and unites community members around MADD’s mission. All funds raised support programs to help victims/survivors affected by drunk driving, and help to provide prevention education to our KC Metro communities.
Register at
Participant medals provided to all registered runners.
Chip timing provided.
T-shirt included in registration-if registered by May 20th.

Start: 06/17/2017 8:15 am
End: 06/17/2017 8:15 am


30th Annual Father’s Day Run 5K/10K

Register for the Father’s Day Run through this link:

The Father’s Day Run will be held at Village Shalom on Sunday, June 18, 2017 and starts at 7:30 a.m. The 5K/10K walk/run is a USATF-certified course and will be timed by Race Day Timing Solutions. Cost of registration is $30 for 5K and $35 for 10K.

Our race is fun for the whole family, and we offer a variety of activities for children. For children under the age of 7 years, a FREE Kids’ Fun Run is held in Village Shalom’s circle drive, beginning at 8:45 a.m. All children participating will receive a bib number and a finisher’s medal. Other activities include face painting, chalking, bean bag toss, a photo booth, and other arts and crafts.

All funds raised by the Father’s Day Run benefit Village Shalom’s programs and services for residents and their families confronting the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

Start: 06/18/2017 7:30 am
End: 06/18/2017 7:30 am


Spencer Family Memorial Walk.Run.Roll.
Top 10K Male and Female Competitors – 1st -$1,000, 2nd- $200 3rd- $100
Top 5K Male and Female Competitors – 1st- $500, 2nd- $200, 3rd- $100
Drawing for Brooks Running Shoes from Baker Boot Co. & Orthopedic
Water and refreshments will be provided onsite
Located at Lake Scott State Park:
This lake is a hidden oasis, full of rich history and beautiful scenery. One can enjoy boating,swimming, camping, hiking, hunting, and fishing. Visitors can also reserve one of two cabins. The park includes two historical sites. The Steele Home Museum and El Caurtelejo Pueblo Ruins.

Start: 06/24/2017 7:00 am
End: 06/24/2017 7:00 am


Linwood Pioneer 5K Fun/Run Walk

The City of Linwood is kicking off it’s 150th birthday celebration with the Pioneer 5K Fun Run/Walk. The Start/Finish line is at the city’s park located at 5th & Main Street. Top 2 male and 2 female runners receive medals. Top 2 participants in most original dressed theme receive medals. Oldest and youngest participants receive medals. 1st Place walker receives medal. Entry Cost information: Pre-Registered by June 1, 2017: $15 includes T-shirt;
Day of Race: $15, T-shirt available for purchase. Walk or run, it’s all for FUN! This is not a competitive race. Stay and enjoy the festivities that include a pancake breakfast, parade, car show, craft and food vendors, games and rides, live music, a wildlife exhibition, bingo and more!

Start: 06/24/2017 7:30 am
End: 06/24/2017 7:30 am


SCOUTStrong Challenge

Start training for the 5th annual SCOUTStrong Challenge 5K and 10K. This run is a fun, challenging and scenic 3 mile course that runs along the Missouri River in Historic Parkville, MO.

Start: 06/24/2017 7:30 am
End: 06/24/2017 7:30 am


Ward Parkway Four on the Fourth

Run or walk 4 miles on July 4th!
This patriotic event will start from the Ward Parkway Center and cover ground in two of Uncle Sam’s favorite states.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Start: 07/04/2017 12:00 am
End: 07/04/2017 12:00 am


Freedom Run

Join 1,600 of your closest friends and start your Independence Day off with a 5K or 10K at the Lenexa Freedom Run. This is a family-friendly event celebrating our country’s independence. We welcome runners, walkers and strollers in the race.

Start: 07/04/2017 7:00 am
End: 07/04/2017 7:00 am


Four on the 4th

Throw on that red, white, and blue this 4th of July and join us for Uncle Sam’s favorite race – Four on the 4th! We’ll be running/walking 4 beautiful miles of America along Ward Parkway as we celebrate Independence Day! Participants receive great tech shirts, festive giveaways, patriotic snacks, and finisher medals as bold and charming as the American dream! *The 3rd race in the Sweet16 Race Series*
Register today:

Start: 07/04/2017 7:30 am
End: 07/04/2017 7:30 am


American Cancer Society Birthday Bash 5k

You’re invited to help us blow out the candles on our second annual American Cancer Society Birthday Bash 5k. Grab your party hat, a noise maker, your tennis shoes and cover your birthday suit for this piece of cake race! Give yourself the gift of celebrating lives saved from cancer and honor those who have fought.

This run/walk race is family-friendly, stroller-friendly and will be chip-timed. All race registrants will receive a T-shirt (if registered by June 15, 2017) and a finishers medal at the end of the race.

Register today at :

Start: 07/15/2017 7:30 am
End: 07/15/2017 7:30 am


Run For Raptors: Snake Edition 5k and 10k Trail Run

Friends of Lakeside Nature Center (FOLNC) is proud to be hosting its second annual trail run. We are the 5013c non-profit organization that helps support Lakeside Nature Center with volunteers and funding to help run one of the largest native wildlife rehabilitation hospitals in the state! You will experience a challenging and beautiful 5K and 10K set in the wooded dirt single track of the Swope Park Trails, designed and built by Heartland Outside. During the run, you will encounter limestone rocky outcroppings while meandering through a mature Oak/Hickory forest while having a chance to explore one of the nicest trail systems in the city!

This will be a very family friendly event and Lakeside Nature Center naturalist will have a few of our resident raptors at the run so you can meet them up close!

Start: 08/12/2017 7:30 am
End: 08/12/2017 7:30 am


CASA Superhero Run-Leavenworth

This race supports the 1st Judicial District Court Appointed Special Advocate program. The CASA concept is based on the belief that every child has the right to a safe, permanent home. Unlike attorneys and social workers, the CASA volunteer speaks exclusively for the child’s best interests. This provides safe, responsible care for foster children and those impacted by divorces. Please revise our entry into your race calendar. We have renamed our race to align with nationwide CASA efforts. Please feel free to contact me direct if necessary with any questions. Our new web link is included with this new request. Thanks

Jim Lourentzos

Aug 19 Sat. 8:00 AM CASA Superhero Run (5K & 10K) Sportsmen Fields, Leavenworth KS l
1st Judicial District, KS 20th & Ottawa Streets.

Start: 08/19/2017 8:00 am
End: 08/19/2017 8:00 am


Parkville Chamber 5k/10k River Run

The Parkville Chamber 5k/10k River Run will take place on Sunday morning, August 20th, in English Landing Park and Platte Landing Park.

First 400 registered are guaranteed a goodie bag and t-shirt.

Sponsorships available.

2017 Parkville Chamber 5k/10k River Run

Start: 08/20/2017 7:00 am
End: 08/20/2017 7:00 am


Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race

Rugged Maniac is returning to Snow Creek Ski Area on September 9th with 25 epic obstacles and 1 rockin’ party! Here’s how it works: Register for the race and you’ll get a chance to run our 3-mile course where 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 where you can ride mechanical bulls, pretend to be a kid in our adult bounce houses, dance your butt off in the foam pit and enjoy lots of new games and activities! So what are you waiting for? Grab your friends and register now before your preferred start time sells out!
To register or get more info, click here:

Start: 09/09/2017 9:45 am
End: 09/09/2017 9:45 am


Litchfield TriathLou

The 8th Annual Litchfield Triathlou is back and ready to help you smash your best performance during the peak season for racing! First you better believe you will be getting the 2017 Official Litchfield Triathlou Hoodie! By now there are many of you collecting these hoodies as they provide comfort, warmth, and style all in one. Aside from the hoodie we will hook you up with a finisher medal, 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 and 10k runs see very honest mile paces with plenty of flats, and a couple hills throughout. You want freebies, speed, and camaraderie then you better get to the Litchfield Triathlou Sprint and Olympic Triathlons!

Register at:

Start: 09/10/2017 7:20 am
End: 09/10/2017 7:20 am


Winslow Run Half-Marathon & 5K

The 7th annual Winslow Half Marathon and 5K Run will be held September 16, 2017.

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.

register at

Start: 09/16/2017 8:00 am
End: 09/16/2017 8:00 am


Helen Gold 5K – 10K (walk & run)

The Helen Gold 5K – 10K charity event has grown from 200 runner-walkers in 2002 to over 1,000 participants. As a result, 100% of all contributions and registrations have helped raise over $700,000 for Parkinson’s Disease Research at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
The race starts and ends 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.

Start: 09/16/2017 8:00 am
End: 09/16/2017 8:00 am


Get Your Rear in Gear-Kansas City 5k Run/Walk


FEES: Through September 12 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 1.

Online Registration closes Tuesday, September 12 at midnight

7:00 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

PARKING: Parking is available in the lots and ramp at Zona Rosa

COURSE MAP: Available on website

PACKET PICK-UP: Saturday, September 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Running Well Store, 6106 NW Barry Rd, Kansas City, MO 64154

Stacie Moody, Local Event Director, Kansas City event

Christie Lockhart , Online Registration Questions

Start: 09/17/2017 7:00 am
End: 09/17/2017 7:00 am


2nd Annual Belleville Main Street Marathon

Run a portion of America’s longest Main Street during this marathon-only race on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in historic Belleville, IL, near downtown St. Louis. The course also includes paved trails and is a Boston Marathon qualifier with enthusiastic crowd support, for only $65. All finishers will receive a medal, and all participants will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt among other goodies. Race amenities include ample water and fueling stations along the course; awards in numerous divisions; energetic volunteers and spectators; and free post-race food, beverages, and entertainment provided by local restaurants and businesses. To register and for more information, please visit

Start: 09/30/2017 7:00 am
End: 09/30/2017 7:00 am


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

Men, women and children will join us for a day of fun, hope, support and awareness for those touched by ovarian cancer and for those just learning about this disease. Participants will receive long-sleeve t-shirts, finisher medals and THE BEST After party in the KC area! The OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer 5K benefits much needed ovarian cancer research at The University of Kansas Cancer Center, as well as patient advocacy in the KC Metro area. It is time to OVERRUN ovarian cancer. We hope you will join us!

Start: 10/22/2017 8:30 am
End: 10/22/2017 8:30 am


Gobbler Grind

Looking for a great fall race? Look no further than the 21st 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, USATF-certified course, ideal for Boston Qualifiers.

Start: 11/12/2017 8:30 am
End: 11/12/2017 8:30 am


Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day Run

Kick off your Thanksgiving Day celebration with a great morning run with friends and family. All participants receive a long sleeve race shirt AND a 6-inch pumpkin pie! In addition to the gold-standard 5K, the coveted 10K option will be back with an all-new wave start. And don’t forget to sign those little ones up for the Tiny Turkey Trot (they’ll get their own T-shirt and a medal).
Register today!

Start: 11/23/2017 9:00 am
End: 11/23/2017 9:00 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 will literally be filling the streets with holiday spirit! All participants in the Santa Dash receive their own Santa Suit, bib chip timing, a finisher’s ornament, and lots of holiday treats!
Register today:

Start: 12/02/2017 10:00 am
End: 12/02/2017 10:00 am
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