Sunday, November 6, 2011

More fall racing in #KansasCity

Featured Race

Great Santa Run
The third annual Great Santa Run 5K Run/Walk has become a holiday season favorite and the partnership with the Greater Kansas City Chefs Association
has produced the best post-race breakfast in Kansas City! The event, which benefits Operation Breakthrough, draws nearly 1,000 participants and the indoor facilities at Johnson County Community College keeps everyone warm before and after the race! Sign up here to get a free Santa hat, long sleeved t-shirt, a great breakfast, and a great race for only $25 ($45 for a couple) through 11/7!

Featured Events
Shoal Creek Living History Wilderness Run
5 Mile/2 Mile Cross Country Run
Shoal Creek Living History Museum - Kansas City, MO
Saturday, November 5 @ 9am
The Wilderness Run is a challenging cross-country run that will take place in and around the natural settings of the museum. Runners will run through the village, around fields, up and down hills, over and under logs, in and out of the woods, crossing creeks, and more!
Click for more information and sign up on race day
Jeff Taylor Run for SAFE 5K/10K Run/Walk
E.H. Young Riverfront Park - Riverside, MO
Sunday, November 6 @ 8am
The event is named in honor of Jeff Taylor, a Riverside Police Officer that was struck and killed by lightning while conducting search and rescue operations in the aftermath of the Joplin tornado. Proceeds from this event go to the Surviving Spouse and Family Endowment ("SAFE"), a that provides benefits to the families of fire fighters, law enforcement officials and EMS personnel that perish in the line of duty.
Johnson County Girls on the Run 5K Run/Walk
Town Center Plaza - Leawood, KS
Saturday, November 12 @ 7:45am
Join the fall Girls on the Run graduates in their 5K Run/Walk and support this great program building self-esteem and improving emotional and physical health in girls.
Buck O'Neil 2.2 Mile Run & Walk
Buck O'Neil Research and Education Center @19th and Paseo - Kansas City, MO
Saturday, November 12 @ 8am
Celebrate the 100th birthday of the late, great Buck O'Neil by running 2.2 miles for #22. Runners and walkers will travel down the Paseo through the historic Kansas City jazz district. Proceeds benefit the Buck O'Neil Education and Research Center and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.
Lung Hill Run 5K Run/Walk
Liberty Memorial - Kansas City, MO
Sunday, November 13@ 8am
The Lung Hill Run not only raises funds for LUNGevity, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing funds for lung cancer research, but helps to reduce the stigma of lung cancer.
Pilgrim Run 5K Run/Walk
Pilgrim Chapel in Hyde Park - Kansas City, MO
Thanksgiving Day @ 9am
Come out and enjoy this inaugural 5K event on Thanksgiving morning in historic Hyde Park in
Midtown Kansas City. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Children's Programs of
the Pilgrim Center.
22nd Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K and Family Stroll
Sprint Campus - Overland Park, KS
Thanksgiving Day @ 9am
Need to work up a sweat before you become stuffed like a Thanksgiving Day turkey? Sign up for the 22nd Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K & Family Stroll. Have the entire family participate! We have families ranging from 2 to 32. There is also a kids fun run where participants get a t-shirt with the fun turkey on it!
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