Thursday, October 24, 2013

October and November 2013 upcoming Kansas City running races

October 26 @ 7 pm
City Market, Kansas City, MO
Wear a costume and join the spooky holiday fun at the Monster Dash 5K with a flat, fast course winding through City Market. The 5K will be followed by the Lil' Monsters Fun Run for kids ages 8 and under. Participants in the 5K will receive a shirt, a large decorative finisher's medal, and have a great chance at a PR! Awards will be given to the top overall, masters, top three in each age group, top individual costume, and top group costume. The Monster Dash 5K benefits Newhouse in Kansas City whose mission is to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing the tools which allow women to make positive choices and lead self-sufficient lives. 

  November Races

November 2 @ 9 am
Shoal Creek Living History Museum in Hodge Park, Kansas City, MO
Runners and walkers are welcome to participate in this challenging cross country race through the Shoal Creek Living History Museum - a village of 17 authentic 19th century buildings in Hodge Park. Participants and spectators are welcome to enjoy the museum on race day. 
November 2 @ 9 am
Cure' of Ars, Leawood, KS
Be a part of this 4th annual run and help raise funds for the Cure' of Ars Parish. The course starts at Cure' of Ars and will take you through beautiful, old Leawood. After the run, enjoy a free pancake breakfast! Awards will be given to top runners in addition to the best team theme/costume, largest family/group, and best spirit!   
November 3 @ 8:30 am
Blue Valley Recreation Complex
Overland Park, KS
Participants can run or walk this flat, fast, and beautiful course and will receive a long sleeve shirt. OVERRUN is dedicated to researching ovarian cancer and creating an early-detection test. All funds raised directly benefit ovarian cancer research at the University of Kansas Cancer Center.
November 3 @ 8 am
Liberty Memorial, Kansas City, MO
Participate in the Lung Hill 5K run/walk and help bring awareness and help find a cure for lung cancer as well as help reduce the stigma of lung cancer. All participants will receive a long sleeve t-shirt. Runners and walkers of any level are welcome! A .5 mile course will also be available.
November 9 @ 8 am
KU Edwards Campus, Overland Park, KS
This event offers 10K and 5K courses. Proceeds from We Can Hear You Now go to the research, diagnosis, and treatment for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. All participants will receive a medal and post-race refreshments! In addition to the 10K and 5K, there will be a free Kid's Run.

November 10 @ 8 am
Corporate Woods, Overland Park, KS
Be a part of the first Seize the Day 5K Run/Walk - the course will take you through beautiful Corporate Woods. Bring your family and friends out to the event to help raise awareness and funds to find a cure for epilepsy. There will be food, entertainment, and more after the race!

November 16 @ 9 am
Truman Sports Complex, Kansas City, MO
The Girls on the Run 5K is expected to be a large event! As a participant, you will receive a long sleeve shirt. The event benefits Girls on the Run which is a non-profit program for girls in the 3rd-8th grade whose mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. 

November 17 @ 9 am 
4800 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO
This 5K is a benefit for the JayDoc Free Clinic - a student-run, free safety net clinic. All proceeds of the race will support the operation costs of providing a free dental clinic for Kansas City metropolitan residents one night a week. Top overall male and female finishers will win a new pair of running shoes.

November 23 @ 7:30 pm 
Zona Rosa, Kansas City, MO
The Kettle Run 5K is a fun, family-friendly run/walk event with a course taking participants through Zona Rosa. Funds from this event will provide food, rent assistance, utility assistance, and other services to meet daily needs of those in the Northland Kansas City. 
November 28 @ 9 am 
Pilgrim Chapel, Kansas City, MO
Enjoy this picturesque 5K course through the Hyde Park neighborhood on Thanksgiving morning! Participants will receive a long sleeve shirt. The event benefits Uplifting Westport whose mission is to build strong, family-friendly urban neighborhoods by providing fun, safe, educational activities that support family and community gatherings.

November 28 @ 9 am 
Sprint Campus, Overland Park, KS
Start your Thanksgiving Day at the 24th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Run and Family Stroll through the Sprint Campus.  Kids can run in the Tom Murphy Fun Run. The event benefits the Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation and WIN for KC. By participating you will also be part of a country-wide attempt to set a world record for the most participants running in multi-venues on the same day! 
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