Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Kansas City Running Events Coming Up


Easter Egg 5K Run/Walk
and Lil' Bunny Fun Run


Lionsgate Marketplace 143rd and Metcalf  
Overland Park, KS
Saturday, April 7 @ 8:00am

Hop on over to Lionsgate Marketplace at 143rd and Metcalf Road and join us for the inaugural Easter Egg 5K and Lil' Bunny Fun Run on Saturday, April 7 at 8:00am. This fun family event features a beautiful course that you are sure to enjoy plus great event shirts, post race food and drink and overall and age group awards. In addition to the 5k we will have the Lil' Bunny Fun Run for kids 10 years old and younger! A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Marillac.  Click here for more information or to sign up!

Coming Events
  
Diva Dash Women's 5K Run/Walk &
Lil' Princess Girls Run
Park Place at 117th and Nall in Leawood, KS
Saturday, March 24 @ 8:30am
Get your Diva on at this second annual event in Park Place in Leawood!  Good food, great raffle prizes and unique age group awards are features of this second annual event which is expected to draw nearly 1500 participants.  The charity partner is Girls on the Run of Johnson County, KS.
  
Rockin' Rabbit 5K/10K Run/Walk
Tuttle Creek State Park
Manhattan, KS
Saturday, March 31@ 9:00am
Get a jump on the Easter holiday and join us at Tuttle Creek State Park for the first annual Rockin' Rabbit 5K/10K Run/Walk.  This fun event is a fundraiser for RSVP of the Flint Hills and participants will compete for overall and age group awards.

Circle the Square 5K Run/Walk
Independence Square
Independence, MO
Saturday, March 31 at 10am
Lace up your shoes and help combat poverty in our area. The Young Friends of CSL are proud to host this inuagural event on the beautiful Independence Square. All fitness levels are encouraged and each participant will receive a t-shirt.
Check out one of the upcoming Garmin Clinics at Garry Gribble's Running Sports.  Kevin Dinneen - Garmin Tech Rep will be on hand to answer any and all Garmin Forerunner questions.
  • Ward Parkway Store  - Tuesday March 20th 6:30pm  - Ward Parkway Center- KCMO  
  • Lawrence Store - Wednesday March 21st 6:30p - 839 Mass Blvd - Lawrence, KS
  • Topeka Store - Wednesday April 4th - Westridge Plaza - 21st & Wanamaker - Topeka, KS  

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Join us in the fight against Diabetes! The 4th annual Dash for Diabetes will take place Saturday March 17th in Liberty Memorial Park. This years race promises to be the best yet with prizes, food, and a great new location. All ages welcome!
The Dash for Diabetes was formed to join efforts with the American Diabetes Association in their fight against diabetes. Money raised from the Dash for Diabetes will provide much needed funding to help educate, prevent and treat Americans with diabetes.

W Pershing Rd and Main St 64108

03/24/2012
  
Dear Cycling and Multi-sport Enthusiast, As President of the Cow  Town Cycling Team, I invite you to join us in Lawrence, Kansas over the March 24 & 25, 2012 weekend for the God's Country Fat Tire Festival. Our team has two fun filled days of off-road excitement planned. Our festival...Saturday brings us the return of the God's Country Mountain Bike Classic. This will be the opening round of the 2012 Unified Federation of Dirt's West series. Traditional cross country mountain bike classes including kid's events and the popular Clydesdale, Single Speed and Marathon divisions will be held. Sunday the God's Country Off-Road Duathlon returns for its 10th year. For a decade this event has offered a fun and challenging multisport event for all ability levels. This year we increase the fun opportunities with both Long and Short course options. Elite, Age-group, Clydesdale, relay teams and unicycle options are available. The venue...Off-road heaven is what some call it. The Lawrence River Trails (LRT) offers a trail system that is fun for all ability levels - LRT is rideable by absolutely anyone. The trails have the perfect combination of flowing dirt single track, hairpin turns, berms, and rolling hills. Expert to beginners will all enjoy the LRT that is maintained by the Lawrence Mountain Bike Club. Festival features...Professional event timing and finishing services, custom handmade awards for both events, custom t-shirts, post-race food and beverages , free photographs and cash payouts for Cat 1 and Elite classes. Hammer Nutritional products will be available both days, The Wheel Cyclery will be on hand offering bike support and we will have plenty of Chamois Butt'r for all your comfort needs.

North 8th Street / Oak Street, Lawrence, KS

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03/31/2012                                                                                   8:00AM 


"Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.  Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith..."  Hebrews 12:1,2

Entry Fees
Adult 5K:  $25 (ages 13 & up)
Youth 5K:  $18 (ages 12 & younger)
SCA Students: $10 
(Additional $5 per participant for paper or late registrations)

*Free Kids Activities during and after the race
*Q&A session with Lee's Summit's own Mark Curp, former half marathon world record holder
*Prizes for top finishers
*Wide variety of post race vendor booths

Summit Christian Academy
1500 SW Jefferson
Lee's Summit, MO
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03/31/2012                                                                                         8:00 AM


We start at the monumental Swope Park Bandstand, travel an original boulevard designed by Col. Swope, cross beautiful expanses of parkland, touch the edge of Kansas City Zoo, pass by Starlight Theater, and return to the Bandstand.

In memory of Michael Haseltine, Eitas has created a scholarship fund. Scholarships will be awarded to college students whose major studies focus on working in the Developmental Disability field and/or for the individuals we support for pursuing higher education. Click Here for More information. 

Swope Park
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03/31/2012                                                                                         7:00 PM
   

Honorary Chairman Larry Moore from KMBC 9 News! March 31, 2012 at Excelsior Springs High School Football Stadium, Anytime Fitness is sponsoring a 5K Run/2 Mile Walk to raise awareness and money for the Dream Factory. All money raised will go directly to the Dream Factory to grant dreams for children ages 3 - 18.

Excelsior Springs High School  

Excelsior Springs, MO  
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