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Speedy PD 10K/5K/fun run @ Tuttle Creek State Park
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am
Speedy PD 10K/5K/fun run @ Tuttle Creek State Park

The Speedy PD 5K/10K and Family Fun Run is a event to benefit the Meadowlark Hills Parkinson Fund. The Meadowlark Parkinson Fund helps support services for the community to improve the quality of life for all those affected by Parkinson’s disease including patients, caregivers, therapists and nurses. With this fund, Meadowlark is able to continue and expand opportunities for education, outreach, scholarships for medical purposes, medical care and a future Parkinson’s resource center for the Kansas region.


Meadowlark Hills
Wildcats Run for Wellness 5K
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us as we welcome back all K-State students to the 3rd annual Wildcats Run for Wellness 5K fun run! We will have prizes for the top finishers, t-shirts for those who register early, and food for all! To top it off, one lucky winner will get 2 tickets to the first K-State Football home game! Just register by 8/13/2016 for a chance win! ($15 for students, $20 for non-students)


Chapman Summer Send-Off Labor Day 5K @ Chapman High School
Sep 5 all-day
Holy Smokin 5k Run/Walk @ Mother Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church
Sep 10 @ 8:15 am

The 9th annual Holy Smokin 5k run/walk is scheduled for Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:15. The 5k starts at 8:15 a.m. packet and registration begin at 7 a.m. The start and finish are at Mother Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church, 2014 NW 26th, Street, Topeka, KS 66618. Entry fee before September 1 is $25. Teams of 5 or more are $20 each. Trophies for first three overall finishers and medals for fist three male and female in each 5-year age group. Lots of raffle prizes for entrants. The race is followed by a sausage and pancake feed for a free will donation. To register and pay on line go to http://mtcctopeka.org. For questions, contact holysmokinrun@gmail.com

Flint Hills Praisefest 5K @ Manhattan City Park
Sep 10 @ 8:30 am

Come join us on Saturday, September 10th for the 2nd Annual Flint Hills Praisefest 5k. This year’s entry fees will be donated to The House, a youth focused outreach café, in Ogden, KS. Our family-friendly flat and fast course will provide runners and walkers of all levels with an enjoyable race. The course will begin and end in City Park in front of the bandshell where artists will be performing throughout the day.

The Mother K 5K @ Council Grove High School
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am
3rd Annual Red Bandana Run
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm
3rd Annual Red Bandana Run

This event is in Memory of Mike Crimmins who loved to exercise, sporting his red bandana. This 5 K run, 1 mile walk is held in Morganville, Ks in conjunction with the Morganville celebration. Proceeds to benefit Lisa Carson of Wakefield, KS. For more information, please visit : Red Bandana Run on Facebook


Helen Gold 5K – 10K for Parkinson’s Disease Research at UMKC @ The Fountains Shopping Center
Sep 17 all-day
Helen Gold 5K - 10K for Parkinson's Disease Research at UMKC @ The Fountains Shopping Center | Leawood | Kansas | United States

The 15th Annual Helen Gold 5K – 10K charity event has grown from 200 runner-walkers in 2002 to over 1,000 participants. As a result, 100% of all contributions and registrations have helped raise over $643,500 for Parkinson’s Disease Research at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Start Times:
8:00 a.m. 10K Runners
8:05 a.m. 5K Runners
8:10 a.m. 5K Walkers / Participants

• First place male and female runners in both 5K and 10K Plus they will each receive $100 cash and a $50 New Balance store certificate
• Second place overall male and female in both 5K and 10K Plus they will each receive $50 cash and a $25 New Balance store certificate
• $100 bonus to the overall top runners who beat the course record.
o 5K Male 14:55.3, 5k Female 18:01.2
o 10K Male 33:05.6, 10k Female 37:57.6
• Metals are also presented & announced for top Age Bracket for both male & female runners / walkers.

Our race is part of the inaugural Race KC Series, supported by the KC Track Club and RaceDay Timing and is heralded as one of the best-organized runs in the Metro Area.

We are hoping you will become OR continue to be a participant, contributing sponsor or volunteer for this vital research event. All proceeds benefit Parkinson’s Research at Kansas University Medical Center. There are many ways YOU and / or your company can make a difference in the fight to eliminate Parkinson’s disease by joining us in this event as a runner. walker, sponsor, participant or volunteer.

Warriors Run @ Zip KC
Sep 17 all-day
Warriors Run @ Zip KC | Bonner Springs | Kansas | United States

Warriors Run is an obstacle course that is challenging and fun for participants of all fitness levels. Our 5K course runs through 143 acres of forested terrain and natural bluffs that overlook the Kansas River. Challenge yourself to endure more than 40 obstacles that include a 300 ft. hand held zip line over water, mud pits, wrecked buses, and much more!

Enjoy a day of fun, music, and the outdoors with friends and family or go hard to challenge your personal fitness level while supporting our veterans and first responders. Warriors Run benefits Warriors’ Ascent, a Kansas City organization that helps those dealing with Post Traumatic Stress by teaching individuals how to find peace.

RCHS Trail Walk N’ Wag @ Fairmont Park
Sep 17 @ 8:00 am

Join us for the Riley County Humane Society’s First Annual Trail Walk! All proceeds go to the Capital Campaign, a fund for a facility to make Riley County a kill-free area!

DashKCK 5k @ JFK Community Center
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am
DashKCK 5k @ JFK Community Center | Kansas City | Kansas | United States

Dash downtown KCK at this premier family friendly 5k run/walk. Stay after to enjoy Library in the Park with free interactive activities, bands, dancing and food!

Konquer the Konza 25k and 10K @ Konza Prairie
Sep 18 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm
Konquer the Konza 25k and 10K @ Konza Prairie | Manhattan | Kansas | United States


4th Annual Konquer the Konza 25k & 10k

Date:  Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Address: 100 Konza Prairie Ln, Manhattan, KS 66502

Course:  25k — Course Map   10k – Course Map

**There will be a 4 hour cut off for the 25K.  If you aren’t to a spot around 10 miles by the sufficient time you will be turned down a different path and your race will be a little less than 12 miles.

Brochure: KONZA BROCHURE 2016

Race Time:  10k – 7:30am  25k – 7:30am

On-Site Packet Pick Up:  6:00am – 7:15am

Early Packet Pick-up:  Manhattan Running Company – Friday Sept. 16 and Saturday Sept. 17 during store hours


25k – Anyone who Konquers the Konza will receive a premium finishers medal as well as the top finisher in each age group will receive an award.  Age groups are 19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60+

10k – Anyone who Konquers the Konza will receive a finishers medal.

Entry Fees:

25k – $60 until June 30th, $70 from July 1st — capped at 150 runners

10k – $45 until June 30th, $50 from July 1st — capped at 150 runners

Other Info:  There will be water on the course but you will be required to carry your own bottle, belt or pack to carry it in.  No cups on the course.

Online Results:

2013 – Results

2014 –Results

2015 – Results

Event will be capped at the first 300 people to register! (150 for 25k, 150 for 10k)

Proceeds go to Konza Prairie Biological Station

If you have questions please call Manhattan Running Company at 785-320-6363 or email:

Ben Sigle – bensigle@manhattanrunningco.com

20th Annual WildKAT Chase – 5K Run/Walk @ Kansas State University Campus
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am

5K Run/Walk Philanthropy event to raise money for Sunflower CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)


Grimmett Construction Move, Emporia! 10K/2-Mile @ Newman Regional Health
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am

This event will take place as the weather turns cooler, to promote a healthy Emporia. The 10K race will begin and finish just East of Central Care Cancer Center (1401 W. 12th), and is a challenging and interesting USATF-certified course, which will run alongside the Emporia Country Club and cut through the Morningside neighborhoods and Jones Park in the Northwest area of Emporia. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Emporia’s Multi-Use Path Planning (MUPP) board, whose mission is to provide citizens of all ages safe routes to schools, places of work, shopping, and recreation, while promoting physical activity and preservation of the environment. The work of MUPP should affect each and every person in our community and help move Emporia forward!

F.E.A.R. For Lori Heimer 5K Fun Run @ Assaria Luthern Church
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am
F.E.A.R. For Lori Heimer 5K Fun Run @ Assaria Luthern Church | Assaria | Kansas | United States

Come out and join us for a day of fun in your silliest costume with your fur-babies to remember Lori Heimer who was tragically murdered on June 25, 2016. Her family will also have a booth set up at the festival selling raffle tickets, bracelets, and baked goodies in Lori’s memory. All proceeds for this race and items sold at Heimer’s booth will go towards the reward fund for Lori Heimer; which will be given to anyone who gives information leading to an arrest regarding Lori’s investigation. Remember, if you have any information regarding Lori’s case, please call 1-800-KS-CRIME.
*T-shirt guaranteed for early entrants & goody bag for you fur-baby
*Course ends at the Assaria Children’s Park where there will be a car show and festival activities
*Prizes for the following categories:
*Silliest Human Costume
*Craziest Hairstyle
*First across the finish line
*Last across the finish line
*Brightest Costume
*Biggest Dog
*Smallest Dog
*Cutest Dog
*Ugliest Dog
*Best Dressed Dog
Come out and join us for fun with the whole family!!

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