Thursday, April 25, 2013

May 2013 Kansas City running races

Triumph Over Tragedy 5K Run/Walk on May 5 @ 8am
Garmin World Headquaters - Olathe
  This event is put on by the Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Foundation, who has the unique focus of "Helping the Kids Cancer Left Behind". Their mission is to make postsecondary scholarships available to area students who have lost a parent to cancer. Since the inception of the Foundation in 2008, they have committed over $36,000 to help kids pursue their college dreams.  Get more information or sign up at the link below!
 Outpacing Melanoma 5K 
May 5 @ 8am
Corporate Woods - Overland Park
Come out for this second annual 5K Run/Walk supporting Outpacing Melanoma, a  non-profit organization dedicated to funding research and increasing 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.
 Run To Remember 5K on May 5 @ 8am
Lawrence Police Department - Lawrence
The 2nd Annual Run to Remember 5K benefits the Ride4Cops Fund, supporting the Kansas Chapter of the Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) and the Lawrence Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #2.  Join us for this second annual event and compete for top overall and age group  awards!
Running With the Cows Half Marathon and 5K
May 11 @ 7:30am
Holy Rosary School - Bucyrus

The rolling rural  course, great hospitality  and fun shirts and medals make this event a favorite among past participants.  The half marathon is the second leg of the Heartland 39.3 Series and is one of the largest half marathons in the state of Kansas! Proceeds benefit the Holy Rosary Holy Rosary School and Catholic Relief Services.  Find out more about this event and sign up at the link below.
 Nativity School 5K on
May 11 @ 9am
 Nativity School - Leawood, KS

The annual Nativity 5K Walk/Run and 1-Mile Fun Run event proudly raises awareness about health, fitness and wellness for our parishioners, students and community. Generating excitement and enthusiasm for the cause also helps raise vital funds-through sponsorships and participant fees-to help support health and wellness awareness at Nativity Parish School, Catholic Education Foundation, and the Arch Bishop's Call To Share.


Girls on the Run 5K Run/Walk on May 18 @ 8am
Sporting Park - Kansas City, KS
 Their mission is to educate and prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. This positive youth development program inspires third through eighth grade girls to stay true to themselves and learn to boldly pursue their dreams.  Join these girls as they conclude their 10 week program with a 5K Run/Walk at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas.
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