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Frisco Railroad Run

The Frisco Railroad Run is a flat and fast, rails to trails course. Last year the RRCA chose the 50 mile distance as a state record qualifier, and negotiations are underway to make the 13.1 mile and 50 mile distance state record qualifiers this year as well. Distances offered are the 8k/ half marathon or 13.1 mile/full marathon or 26.2 mile/50k/50 mile. The 50k and 50m will start at 0600 with a cutoff of 6 p.m. The marathon will start at 0700, half marathon at 0730, and 8k at 0745.

Start: 04/29/2017 6:00 am
End: 04/29/2017 6:00 am


Noah’s Crown Town 5k

Come out to support Noah Wilson and the legacy that he left. With your registration you will be helping fund pediatric cancer research.

Kansas City Royals players Eric Hosmer and Danny Duffy will be our special guests.

Start: 04/29/2017 7:30 am
End: 04/29/2017 7:30 am


Lub Dub, 2017

Early registration until April 10 – $25 5K / $35 10K
After April 10 – $35 5K / $40 10K

Start: 04/29/2017 8:00 am
End: 04/29/2017 8:00 am


1st Annual Patriot 5K

The First Annual Patriot 5K is presented to you by the University of Central Missouri Fighting Mules Battalion. The event will take place on Saturday April 29th, 2017. Check-in will start at 7A.M. followed by the race which will begin at 8A.M. The location for the event will be A.J. Walton Stadium 500 S Washington Ave, Warrensburg, MO. Prices for the race will be based on category, which are as follows: Individual – $20, Buddy Team – $25, Group (3-5) – $30, and Group (6-10)+ – $35. Proceeds raised will help to benefit the local Veterans of Foreign Wars – Post 2513, and the University of Central Missouri Fighting Mules Battalion For more info please e-mail: or

Start: 04/29/2017 8:00 am
End: 04/29/2017 8:00 am


Miles for Meals

Help us feed senior citizens in Platte County. This walk/run helps to pay for Meals on Wheels when our clients are unable to.
5k and 2k in Zona Rosa.
Register before April 1st to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Click on the link below for more information.

Miles for Meals

Start: 04/30/2017 8:30 am
End: 04/30/2017 8:30 am


Do Or Die Half Marathon & 5k

Online Registration Link:

Start: 05/01/2017 8:00 am
End: 05/01/2017 8:00 am


Cinco de Mayo 5-Qué (5K)

Join us for the Cinco de Mayo 5-Qué (5K)! This family-friendly event takes place along Southwest Boulevard and is a part of Kansas City’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, hosted by the Guadalupe Center! There’s a 5K Run/Walk, 1K Walk and Kids Fun Run! Stay after the run for the fiesta including carnival rides, bounce houses, games, vendors, breakfast and lunch.
Register today:

Start: 05/06/2017 10:00 am
End: 05/06/2017 10:00 am


TWV Global 6K for Water

Race Date: May 13th 2017 , Saturday 8:00AM
TWV Global 6K for Water Run/Walk
Unity Village, MO
Registration link:

Start: 05/13/2017 8:00 am
End: 05/13/2017 8:00 am


Platte County Mother’s Day 5K

The Platte County Back to School Fair Association (501c3 non-profit) invites you to participate in the 2nd Annual Mother’s Day 5k. The event will raise money to purchase school supplies for children in need at The Back to School Fair held in August.
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* Saturday, May 13th
* GRASS COURSE 5K at 9 am
* Platte Ridge Park, 17130 MO-371, Platte City, MO

Join us for * FAMILY FUN
Face Painting
•Bounce House
•Selfie Station
•Kids Fun Run around the 2 acre pond with prizes
•Food and more!

• Awards for overall male & female winners
• Medals for the top male and female finisher in each age bracket
• Race T-shirts — be sure to register by April 20th!

Adult Registration $35.00
Students 18 & Under $15.00

Packet Pickup: Friday May 12th from 4pm-6pm at The Running Well Store, 6106 NW Barry Rd, Kansas City, MO 64154. Race day packet pickup at race site starting at 8am.

A Special Thank You to our Event Sponsors: Dani Beyer Real Estate and
Platte Valley Dental Care

Course Description:
Awesome Grass Course that will be fun and challenging for all at Platte Ridge Park 17130 MO-371, Platte City, MO 64079

More Info:

Start: 05/13/2017 9:00 am
End: 05/13/2017 9:00 am


Girls on the Run 5K

Anyone who has been to a Girls on the Run 5K knows that it is unlike any other running event. It is a celebration of and for the girls who are completing a ten week season of Girls on the Run programming. By the day of the 5K, their enthusiasm is so unbridled that they are running around before the race! Positive energy abounds as the girls dance to warm-up music, get their hair “happied” and “tattoos” on their faces, and gather with their teammates to hold hands as they head to the starting line. Our 5K is a non-competitive event that will bring a smile to your face! You will be so glad you joined us!

Start: 05/13/2017 9:00 am
End: 05/13/2017 9:00 am


No Child Wet Behind 5K and Family Fun Run

The event is hosted by Kansas City Doulas and No Child Wet Behind. Proceeds and diapers collected will all be donated to Happy Bottoms right here in Kansas City!

Start: 05/13/2017 9:00 am
End: 05/13/2017 9:00 am


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


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


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


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


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


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!

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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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