Saturday, May 19, 2012

Some sales, races and odds and ends

Amy Thompson Run 

8K and 5K Run/Walk

Loose Park
51st and Wornall Road
Kansas City, Missouri
Monday, May 28 @ 8:00am

Memorial Day marks the 25th anniversary of the Amy Thompson Run for Brain Injury. The scenic run is one of the oldest premier family runs through some of Kansas City's most beautiful neighborhoods. In addition to the well known 8K event, which takes participants up Ward Parkway, they are reintroducing the popular 5K as part of the anniversary celebration! There will also be a 1 mile benefit Walk for Thought, which will take place beginning in the Loose Park Rose Garden area. Proceeds from the race benefit the Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City, who provide vital programs offering resources, support and education for survivors, loved ones and professionals in our community. Since its inception the run has raised more than $2 million to help all people with brain injury and the professionals who treat them. Click here for more information or to register.

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.

Stop Gap 5K Run/Walk
Haskell Indian Nations University
Lawrence, Kansas
Saturday, May 26 @ 8am 
Join us for this new 5K Run/Walk at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence!  StopGap Inc. is nonprofit organization located in Lawrence that was formed to assist youth between the ages of 15-21 in claiming ownership of their life to become successful individuals.

Hospital Hill Run Half Marathon, 10K and 5K
Crown Center
Kansas City, Missouri
Saturday, June 2 @ 7am    
Be a part of the 39th running of the "grandfather of area running events".  The Half Marathon course will showcase downtown Kansas City, including the Sprint Center, and the Country Club Plaza.  The 10K and 5K courses also begin and end at Crown Center in Kansas City.
Erek's Run 5K Run/Walk
Legends Shopping Center
Kansas City, Kansas
Saturday, June 9 @ 7:30am   
The 3rd Annual Erek's Run 5K Run/Walk Race will once again be held at The Legends at Village West in Kansas City, Kansas. This run/walk benefits The Meningitis Foundation of America, and this year we are proud to have also partnered with Camp Riley, which helps youth with physical disabilities to realize their potential as they become increasingly independent.  

Martini Mile 4 X 1 Mile Relay
Martini Corner 31st and Oak St. 
Kansas City, Missouri
Saturday, June 9 @ 3pm   
The Ozanam Guild Martini Mile course is a 1-mile loop around historic Union Hill and the Martini Corner Entertainment District. Teams of four will have one runner at a time complete the 1-mile course. Runners will make their relay-style exchanges at the start/finish transition area on 31st Street in front of the Velvet Dog. Once the final runner crosses the finish line, the team's official time will be recorded.  Competitive and recreational runners welcome. Awards divisions consist of male, female, co-ed, and corporate. 

Miles Against Melanoma
Blue Springs South High School 
Blue Springs, Missouri
Sunday, June 10 @ 8am   
Join us for the second annual Miles Against Melanoma KC 5K at Blue Springs South High School on Sunday June 10th at 8:00AM. Participants in the 5k will enjoy a beautiful course along Adams Dairy Parkway, chip timing, age group awards, short sleeve tech shirts and great post race food and beverage. All proceeds from the event will benefit melanoma research.

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 60% off retail on Liquid Force wakeskates and apparel at LeftLane Sports! Shop now, sale ends 5/24.

 - Price Busters ¿ An extra 30% off select items at Sierra Trading Post through 5/21/2012
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