Monday, April 23, 2012

Upcoming KC Events - May 5/6‏

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 

  • Great 5K and 1-mile courses through scenic neighborhoods of Old Leawood
  • USATF certified 5K course with chip timing
  • Entertainment along the course route with post-race entertainment featuring The North Johnson County All Stars at Corinth Elementary
  • More family fun than ever before - kid's tent, professional photos with family and friend, emcee and more
Register
  
05/05/2012                                                                              8:00AM


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. 
  
05/05/2012                                                                                          8:00AM


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                                                                                      9:00 AM




Sign up now for the RUN NKC Schools 5K on Cinco de Mayo! The event benefits the North Kansas City Schools Education Foundation and PTAs/Booster Clubs at the district's elementary, middle and high schools. 

Location: District Activities Complex adjacent to Staley High School -Kansas City, MO
Entry Fee: $25 Adults 
         $15 Students 18 & under

Register
05/05/2012                                                                                      9:00 AM


Join The Global Orphan Project for a morning of fun and exercise at the third-annual GO Project Family 5K. Bring your family, invite your friends, or even form your own team to run (or walk) to help orphaned and abandoned children around the world.

Location: Parkville, MO
Entry Fee: $25 -5K ($30 after May 2nd)
 $20 -2 Mile Walk ($25 after May 2nd)

Enjoy breakfast by Chris Cakes and kids' activities immediately following the race. All participants will receive a t-shirt, ticket to the post-race breakfast, and race bag!  

Register

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
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05/06/2012                                                                                        8:00 AM



Join us for our 8th Annual 5K run/walk to benefit Legal Aid of Western Missouri.  

Location: Theis Park, Kansas City, MO
Entry Fee: $30 Adults
 $10 Children 13 & under
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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. 
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