Got nothing to do the weekend of May 5-6? Problem solved. Check out these great events across Kansas City that are fun for the whole family!
05/05/2012 7:45 AM
Dragon Dash is a 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run which starts and ends at Corinth School. Community members of all ages along with athletes from across the region are welcome to enjoy the fun as well!
Location: Prairie Village, KS
Entry Fee: $23 -5K
$12 -1 Mile
The Kansas Heart & Sole Classic is a fun-filled event for all ages and includes a 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run, Tot Trot and Fun Run. The event benefits Special Olympics Kansas, a year-round program of sports training, education, and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Location: Olathe, KS
Entry Fees: $20 through April 28
$25 May 4
$30 Race Day
Race starts and finishes at the Johnson County Square in historic downtown Olathe. Refreshments provided by race sponsors will be available immediately following the events.The Kansas Heart & Sole Classic 10K is part of the Mid-America Running Association's Grand Prix Circuit and KC Track Club Spring Racing Series.
Join us on May 5 as we run to provide the essentials for the students of Lee's Summit Elementary. The Summit Church has partnered with the school since 2003 and during that time has raised over $100,000 to assist students and teachers.
Location: Lee's Summit, MO
Entry Fee: 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run, or Sleep In -$28
05/05/2012 7:00 AM
The Bombsuit 5K benefits the Wounded EOD Warrior Project and the Bombtech Memorial Fund. It will feature bomb technicians running a 5K in the bombsuit and a bomb technicians running a relay in the bomb suit. All runners are welcome to participate.
Location: Corporate Woods, Overland Park, KS
Entry Fee: $30
05/06/2012 8:00 AM
05/06/2012 8:30 AM
5th Annual Dog Friendly 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk to benefit the Northland Animal Welfare Society.
Location: Zona Rosa, Kansas City, MO
Entry Fee: $30
This family friendly event includes entertainment, raffles, dog fashion show, demonstrations by trained dogs, pet adoptions through local rescue groups, clowns, face painting, shopping with pet related vendors and more.