Tuesday, March 27, 2012

KC Running Company races coming up in Lawrence

Join Us For One of These Upcoming Lawrence and Manhattan Races
 The weather is beautiful and presents a great opportunity to support organizations in Lawrence and Manhattan through their Spring 2012 running events!  Sign up today and be a part of the fun at one or more of these upcoming events:
March 31 @ 9:00am - Rocking Rabbit 5K/10K Run/ Walk at Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan
Get a jump on the Easter holiday and join us at Tuttle Creek State Park for the inaugural Rockin' Rabbit 5K/10K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 31 at 9 a.m.  This fun event is a fundraiser for RSVP of the Flint Hills and participants will compete for overall and age group awards.  Get more information or sign up here for $20 for the 5K and $25 for the 10K through 2/29!

April 22 @ 7:30am - Kansas Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk in Lawrence
The HyVee Kansas Half Marathon and 5K is new and improved for 2012 and registration is available for only $45/$25 through the end of February!  The USATF certified course, which starts and finishes in downtown Lawrence, has been modified to improve the accuracy and experience for participants.  The post race food, entertainment, technical shirts, and finisher medals for half marathon finishers will also make this event an annual favorite.  Help support the Health Care Access Clinic and sign up today here.   
May 6 @ 7:30am - Run to Remember 5K in Lawrence
The inaugural Run to Remember 5K benefits the Ride4Cops Fund, supporting  the Kansas Chapter of the Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) and the Douglas County Valor Awards Program.   The race starts and finishes at the Lawrence Police Department on 4820 Bob Billings Parkway in Lawrence.  Sign up here for only $20 through April 14.
May 26 @ 8:00am - Stop Gap 5K in Lawrence
Sign up for this new 5K run/walk benefiting StopGap Inc., a nonprofit organization located in Lawrence that was created to assist youth between the ages of 15-21 who are aging-out of foster care in Douglas County in claiming ownership of their life to become successful individuals. Sign up here to learn more about the event, starting and finishing at Haskell Indian Nations University for $20.
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