Saturday, April 28, 2012

Upcoming Kansas City Running events

Featured Race

Running With The Cows

Half Marathon and 5K

227th and Metcalf
Bucyrus, KS
Saturday, May 12 @ 7:30am

Find out what's got everyone so excited! Sign up for the third annual Running With The Cows event and you will run on a serene asphalt course over rolling hills, breathing the freshest air you've ever breathed. There are cheering volunteers all along the course and an incredible spread of food awaiting your return.  This event benefits the Queen of the Holy Rosary Wea School and every participant in the Kids Run, 5K and half marathon will receive a Running with the Cows COWBELL! The top three finishers in the 5K and half marathon in each age group receive medals and all half marathon finishers receive a medal for completing the race.  Click here for more information or to register.

Coming Events
Special Olympics Pay It Forward Midnight Run 5K Run/Walk
Tomahawk Creek Parkway between College and 119th St. in Leawood, KS
Friday, April 27 @ 11:59pm
If you are looking for a new 5K PR, this is the race for you! The flat and flat course along scenic Tomahawk Creek Parkway and the midnight start time makes this a unique event that you won't want to miss.  Help support Special Olympics and sign up today!

Drum Run 5K Run/Walk
Shawnee Mission East High School
Prairie Village, KS
Saturday, April 28 @ 9:00am
This third annual 5K Run/Walk benefits the drum line at Cristo Rey School and has a tree lined course that winds through the residential neighborhood south and west of SM East High School.  Support high school kids helping high school kids through this event!

Spring Into Fitness 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Family Fun Run
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Olathe, Kansas
Saturday, April 28 @ 8am
Help support this new 5K Run/Walk that will raise funds to support wellness grants in Kansas schools that promote wellness initiatives.  Run on the MidAmerica Nazarene University campus, this event also includes a one mile family fun run/walk.

Triumph Over Tragedy 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Kelly Lynn Lutz Foundation
Garmin World Headquarters Campus
1200 E. 151st Street Olathe, Kansas
Saturday, May 6 @ 8am
Join us for this third annual event and support the KLL Memorial Scholarship Fund, which was established to help kids who have lost a parent to cancer pursue and attain their dreams of a college education.  

Run to Remember 5K Run/Walk to benefit Ride 4 Cops
Lawrence Police Department
4820 Bob Billings Parkway Lawrence, Kansas 
Saturday, May 6 @ 7:30am
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.

Girls on the Run 5K Run/Walk
Belgian Bottoms Business Park
Riverside, Missouri
Saturday, May 19 @ 9am
Join us for this annual 5K run/walk and help hundreds of area middle school girls from throughout the metropolitan area celebrate their completion of their 10 week program that focuses on building self-esteem and improving emotional and physical health.

Outpacing Melanoma 5K Run/Walk
Corporate Woods
Overland Park, Kansas
Sunday, May 20 @ 8am
Corporate Woods provides a beautiful setting for this inaugural event that will fund research and increase public awareness in the local community by promoting early detection, screening, and prevention in the fight against melanoma, an often neglected disease and the most deadly form of skin cancer.
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