Thursday, May 3, 2012

Upcoming Kansas City Events - May 11/12

Still looking for that perfect Mother's Day gift to honor the queen of your household? Give her the gift of an experience with one of these great 5K events! And if your mom won't be around Kansas City this Mother's Day, be sure to give her a phone call and tell her you were thinking about her during the race.  

  05/11/2012                                                                                 6:00 PM  

3rd Annual Dash & Dine 5K
Dash & Dine is a family oriented event! Come and Run or Walk a 5K followed by a free pasta dinner catered by Olive Garden. T-shirts will be for the first 100 participants to register only!   
Location: St. Joseph, MO
Entry Fee: $25 -Adult
 $15 -Children 12 & under 

Proceeds from the race will benefit Mid-City Excellence. MCE is a nonprofit family learning center in the inner-city, Mid-town neighborhoods in St Joseph, MO. The Mid-City Excellence provides a safe haven for the youth of limited resource families.   


05/11/2012                                                                              11:00 PM

 If you enjoy running at night, this is your event.  Bring your safety vest, flashing device or hand-held light and help support the Wildcat volleyball program while enjoying a night run through the heart of Blue Springs. Well lit and safe, it should prove to be a fast course.  

Location: Blue Springs, MO
Entry Fee: $30

05/12/2012                                                                                          8:00 AM

Join us on this loop course on rocky, root-bound, and hilly trails around scenic Lake Perry! 100%single-track trails.  Every hill is runnable.

Location: Meriden, KS
Entry Fee: $55 -50K
 $50 -1/2 Marathon
 $35 -5K Fun Run/Walk
Fees increase $5-15 starting tomorrow 5/1!

All participants will receive a nicely-designed "technical" t-shirt and custom race-logo mug.  Post-race meal is included. 

05/12/2012                                                                                      8:00 AM

By participating in The Power Walk for Dress for Success you are taking an important step toward empowering disadvantaged women to achieve self-sufficiency and overall health and wellness. Your support makes this event possible!

Location: Swope Park, Kansas City, MO

Entry Fee: $25 -Individual

                   $15 -Student

                   $45 -Mom & Me


05/12/2012                                                                                      8:00 AM

The 19th annual Truman Run 5K will again be a benefit for Nativity of Mary School and Knights of Columbus Charities. The Knights of Columbus and Cockerell & McIntosh Pediatrics have teamed up to make this year's race better than ever. There will be medals for the top three male and female finishers in each age group, music by Jim Blau and plenty of food and drink from Nature's Pantry to help make this year's event a truly special Kansas City race! 

Location: Independence, MO
Entry Fee: $25 -16 & up
 $10 -15 & under 

05/12/2012                                                                                        9:00 AM

KVC Walk Me Home 5K

"Walk Me the place I belong" is a signature fund-raising and awareness event for foster care in Kansas. We know not everyone can be a foster parent, but Walk Me Home is a great way to support the over 1,200 children in foster care.

Location: Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, KS
Entry Fee: $30 -Adult
 $6 -Children 15 & under

05/12/2012                                                                                        9:00 AM

Come join us for a country jog or stroll! Runners will be taking a 3.1 Mile loop and walkers a 1 mile loop. All participants will receive a T-Shirt and event goodie bag! Patricia's Foods will be providing free breakfast for all race participants!  

Location: Odessa, MO
Entry Fee: $25 -5K
 $20 -1 Mile Walk

05/12/2012                                                                                        9:00 AM

Kick off Mother's Day weekend by participating in the inaugural Run Mom Run 5K Run/Walk! People of all ages are welcome as there will be a mini-ruckus obstacle course for the kids!

Location: Visitation School, Kansas City, MO
Entry Fee: $30 -5K
 $30 -1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
 $8 -Mini Ruckus

Our event will include a timed 5K run, 1 mile fun run/walk, breakfast, mini ruckus and other family fun activities.  We look forward to seeing you and celebrating all of our moms!! 
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