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05/23/2018

5K 50 States 50 Days Run/Walk for Mental Health

May 23 5:00 pm CDT Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup 5-6 pm
May 23 6:30 pm CDT – 5k Run/Walk Start Time
Be part of the journey to raise awareness and understanding for mental illness. Join Dr. Adel Korkor as he runs a 5k race in all 50 states in 50 days. Proceeds for these events will go to support programs for those suffering from mental illness. Our event will take place at the Spirit of Freedom Fountain and the course will be an out and back on the Brush Creek Greenway. We will have a timing clock at the start/finish but please note it is not a timed race and awards will not be given out. All participants will receive a shirt.

Event Location
Freedom Fountain, Emanuel CleaverII Boulevard, KCMO
Website

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Start: 05/23/2018 5:00 pm
End: 05/23/2018 7:00 pm

05/28/2018

5K Home Run

Registration link: https://www.active.com/lawrence-ks/running/distance-running-races/5k-home-run-2018

Join us this Memorial Day for the 6th annual family-friendly 5K Home Run that supports Family Promise of Lawrence, an organization serving families experiencing homelessness.

The 5K Home Run will be May 28, 2018, in beautiful downtown Lawrence, Kansas. The race starts at South Park, 11th & Massachusetts St., at 8:30 a.m., rain or shine. If lightning is present, the run will be delayed in hopes of it passing through. FYI: Metered parking is free on holidays.

This is a fast, certified course. First-time racers, runners, walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash with their owners are welcome. Music, a short fun run and other activities for children will follow. There will also be a supply drive for ongoing needs. Donations, cash or checks made out to Family Promise Lawrence (5K on memo line) can be brought to Sunday packet pick-up or to the supply drive table Monday.

Register by May 1 for the early bird rate of $25 (save $5). Back again this year: Sign up four or more participants by May 23 and save $5 each, so put together a team and get some friendly competition going for a good cause!

Start: 05/28/2018 7:00 am
End: 05/28/2018 12:00 pm

06/06/2018

WNR – Global Running Day at KC Bier Company

310 W 79th St, Kansas City, MO 64114 · (816) 214-8691

Join us at Kansas City Bier Company at 6:00 pm today. This is a BIG celebration that you won’t want to miss. We will be celebrating an important day for runners. We get a dollar off the beer and will be treated to pizza and salad. Bring a little something to add to the fare and MAKE IT A SPECIAL PARTY!

Start: 06/06/2018 6:00 pm
End: 06/06/2018 8:00 pm

06/09/2018

Rise Up Against Addiction 5k

Join Shatterproof at Arrowhead Stadium in support of shattering the stigma of addiction! www.shatterproof5k.org/kansascity

Start: 06/09/2018 9:30 am
End: 06/09/2018 12:00 pm

06/13/2018

WNR – Bob, Annie, Cookie and Gigi Cook

10712 W. 101ST STREET (NOT TERRACE OR PLACE)

OVERLAND PARK, KS 66214

#913-894-2056

Here is another Wednesday Night Run that you won’t want to miss. Our hosts are sooo much fun (both the humans and the canines), that we are guaranteed to have a great time. We even get a piano concert, thanks to Bob. Now we will run first, so come prepared for ALL we have in store for tonight.

Start: 06/13/2018 6:00 pm
End: 06/13/2018 8:00 pm

06/16/2018

Kilometers for Kicks 5K

The Olathe North High School Boys Cross Country Team invites you to participate in the inaugural Kilometers for Kicks 5K. This event, envisioned and planned by students on the team, will raise funds to buy new running shoes for cross country and track programs in low-income Kansas City area middle and high schools. This is helped made possible by partnerships with the charity Shoe Kansas City and the event’s presenting sponsors, Brooks Running and Elite Feet.

The race will be professionally timed and awards will be given to the top 20 male and female finishers as well as the top finisher in each age group. Registration is $28 until May 19th, ($33 after) and includes a race t-shirt. For more information, check out kilometersforkicks.org, follow us on Twitter @kilometrsforkicks, find us on Facebook at facebook.com/kilometersforkicks or email us directly at kilometersforkicks@gmail.com.

Registration Link:
https://runsignup.com/Race/KS/Olathe/KilometersforKicks5K

Event Location
Olathe North High School, Olathe, KS
Website
https://www.kilometersforkicks.org/

Start: 06/16/2018 7:30 am
End: 06/16/2018 12:00 pm

06/16/2018

MADD 5k Dash & Walk Like MADD

MADD Dash and Walk Like MADD is the signature fundraising event for the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Heartland Chapter located in Kansas City, Missouri. This event provides vital funding to help serve victims of the violent crime of driving impaired. This event also helps to provide funding for community prevention education to help save lives.

Register today at www.walklikemadd.org/kansascity
Medallion & T-shirt included in run registration!

Theis Park, Oak & 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri

Start: 06/16/2018 9:00 am
End: 06/16/2018 11:00 am

06/19/2018

Rosie Fund We Save Each Other Virtual Race

Rosie Fund is excited to announce our first major fundraiser, the We Save Each Other Virtual Race! With a suggested race day of June 19, 2018, participants will choose their actual date, distance (5K, 10K or half marathon) and location. Participants support our mission to provide humans with the resources and education they need to give senior and harder-to-adopt dogs a better life. AND they get a really cool medal! Visit our race website at https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/we-save-each-other-virtual-race

Start: 06/19/2018
End: 06/19/2018

06/30/2018

Dylan Spencer Family Memorial Walk.Run.Roll

The most beautiful race you will run all year!
The race is held each year at Lake Scott north of Scott City. Hidden in the Western Kansas prairie, Scott Lake State Park is a startling oasis of natural springs, deep wooded canyons, and craggy bluffs. The 1,020-acre park surround the 100-acre spring-fed Scott Lake Fishing Lake. We welcome walkers, casual joggers, advanced runners, strollers, and wheelchairs. No bikes, skateboards, rollerblades, etc.
10k 5k and 1 mile fun run

Event Location
Lake Scott State Park (north of Scott City, KS)
Website
http://www.walkrunrollscottcity.com

Start: 06/30/2018 7:00 am
End: 06/30/2018 12:00 pm

06/30/2018

5K Freedom Fun Run

http://visitlitchfield.com/events/5k-freedom-fun-run-litchfield-il/
5K Freedom Fun Run in Litchfield, IL
16th Annual, 5K Freedom Fun Run / Walk
Saturday, June 30, 2018 – Lake Lou Yaeger, Picnic Area #3
Starts at Picnic Area #3 at Lake Lou Yaeger in Litchfield, IL (1 Primitive Lane) and winds through the scenic lake area. Two water stops; course marshal at all intersections. The race will be electronically timed.

Start: 06/30/2018 7:30 am
End: 06/30/2018 11:00 am

06/30/2018

Kids Obstacle Challenge

Kids Obstacle Challenge is an adventure and obstacle course race series for kids ages 5-16, with 12-15 fun and challenging obstacles and mud. We are the largest touring adventure and obstacle course event series for kids in the nation! And the best part is, it’s a FAMILY adventure – parents get to run with their kids for free!

KOC’s mission is to inspire and challenge kids, and forge family bonds, through adventure and obstacles. We proclaim, “Brave Your Adventure!” to encourage kids to courageously face the obstacles they will encounter on our adventure courses and carry that courageousness over to obstacles they will encounter in life. Kids Obstacle Challenge is committed to helping foster a more active, adventurous, and perseverant younger generation. Brave Your Adventure!

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-obstacle-challenge-kansas-city-ks-registration-43485178339

https://www.kidsobstaclechallenge.com/kansascity

Start: 06/30/2018 8:30 am
End: 06/30/2018 2:00 pm

07/04/2018

Four on the 4th

Event Details: 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!!
Registration Link: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/31673

Start: 07/04/2018
End: 07/04/2018

07/07/2018

The Stroller Run

The first event of its kind, a fun 5k dedicated to runners and their kids that benefits local children’s charities. Decorate your stroller, dress up the kids and “run like a mom” (even if you’re a dad). This race is less about clocking your time and more about getting out of the house, being active with your kids, and socializing with other active parents in the community. Whether this is your first race or you’re a “Mommy-Marathoner” all are invited to participate. Afterward, don’t forget to drop your kids off with their new made friends at the Stroller Run Kid’s Camp (child care professionals provided by Care.com) so you can fully relax and enjoy some shopping and a beverage the Mom Expo.

https://secure.thestrollerrun.com/event/2018-Kansas-City

Event Location
Corporate Woods North Park
Website

Run Like A Mom

Start: 07/07/2018 9:30 am
End: 07/07/2018 12:00 pm

08/19/2018

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.

https://www.parkvillechamber.com/events/details/2018-chamber-5k-10k-river-run-262

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

08/25/2018

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: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=128769

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

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: https://1judicialcasasuperherorun.org/
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)
Website
https://1judicialcasasuperherorun.org

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

09/08/2018

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)

http://www.helengold5k.com/

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

09/09/2018

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

09/15/2018

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
Register: www.winslowrun.com

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

09/22/2018

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

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 itsyourrace.com. 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 info@bellevillemarathon.com or contact Toolen’s Running Start at 618-628-9898 or runningstartsports.com.
See what other runners have to say about the race at: http://www.marathonguide.com/races/racedetails.cfm?MIDD=6129170930
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.

http://www.bellevillemarathon.com

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

09/29/2018

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: https://www.imathlete.com/#/legacy?url=%2Fevents%2FEventOverview.aspx%3FfEID%3D67829%26z%3D1518189446323

Laura Steele, Park2Park Race Director
park2park.ks@gmail.com

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

09/30/2018

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!

https://register.chronotrack.com/r/36338

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

10/07/2018

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: https://runsignup.com/Race/Register/?raceId=59941

Event Location
Kansas City Regional Police Academy
Website
https://www.gunsnhoseskc.run

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

10/13/2018

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 www.thedriftlesshalfmarathon.com.

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

10/21/2018

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

https://runsignup.com/Race/Register/?raceId=20613

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

11/04/2018

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:
https://www.facebook.com/Race-for-Dignity-888247468001296/

Registration page:
https://runsignup.com/Race/MO/KansasCity/RaceforDignity

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

11/10/2018

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.\

http://www.adastrarunning.com/products2/adult-race-entry

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

11/11/2018

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.

https://register.chronotrack.com/r/36109

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

11/22/2018

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!

https://register.chronotrack.com/r/36341

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

12/01/2018

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? https://register.chronotrack.com/r/36348

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