Check out these upcoming running events around Kansas City.
Hop on over to South Creek Office Park at 132nd and Metcalf Road in Overland Park for the 2nd annual Easter Egg 5K and Lil' Bunny Fun Run. This fun family event features a beautiful course that you are sure to enjoy plus face painters for the kids, a visit from the Easter bunny, great event shirts, post race food and drink, unique finishers medals for all participants plus overall and age group awards. In addition to the 5k we will have the Lil' Bunny Fun Run for kids 8 years old and younger! A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Marillac.
The first annual "Great Balls of Fire" 5K, supporting testicular cancer awareness, will be run from behind Sports Medicine & Metro Running at 95th and Metcalf in Overland Park. There will be race shirts for each participant and prizes for top finishers and donors. There is even a kids run! Goodness Gracious Great Balls of Fire!
Leawood Midnight Run 5K - April 19 @ 11:59pm
Let's find out who the fastest night runner is in Kansas City! Join us for a unique Midnight Run at the AAFP headquarters on Tomahawk Creek Parkway in Leawood, KS benefiting Special Olympics Kansas. Register online at the link below or register on the night of the event at the venue from 10:00 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. on Friday, April 19. Arvest Bank will be providing a BBQ for the first 150 people at our Midnight Run packet pick-up event on Thursday, April 18 from 5:00 - 7:00 at the City Park in Leawood near 117th Street and Tomahawk Creek Parkway.
Purple Stride 5K on April 20 @ 9am
Walk or run a 5k course at SouthCreek Office Park at 132nd and Metcalf in Overland Park! Enjoy music, food, kids' activities, our ShopPurple store and awards, all while raising awareness of pancreatic cancer. Participants can choose a timed race, run for fun, or enjoy the family-friendly 5K walk. Sign up today and form a team to raise funds and honor a loved one!