Groundhog Run benefiting the children of Ability KC has raised more than $4.75 million for children with special needs since its inception in 1982. The race is one of very few 5K races, and believed to be the only 100% underground sanctioned 10K race in the nation. With a consistent temperature of 65 to 68 degrees, the Hunt Midwest SubTropolis is the ideal venue for runners from all over the country to compete in this annual winter event.
Ability KC brings together Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City and Children’s Therapeutic Learning Center. Annually, 2700 individuals and families receive services for medical rehabilitation, therapeutic preschool, and employment services. In addition, multiple specialty programs and services are offered, such as neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), corporate partnerships for employment opportunities and much more. Ability KC is proud to celebrate 70 years since the beginnings of each agency in 1947. Thousands of lives have been changed and celebrations of successes have occurred due to the generosity of the Kansas City community.
Manhattan Avenue Mile is a downhill fast mile race in the heart of Manhattan, KS. This completely closed course to traffic runs along the east side of the beautiful Kansas State University campus.
The Manhattan Avenue Mile is a point to point fast downhill mile in the heart of Manhattan. This course is completely closed to traffic. The starting line will be on Manhattan Ave at the intersection of Research Park Dr. The route uses all of Manhattan Ave and heads south along the east side of the beautiful Kansas State University campus.
Depending on attendance the field will be broken up into various races based on speed and age for the younger kids. The races will kick off at 9:00am and will continue every 10-15 min. The races will conclude with the 8 & Under 1/2 mile race. Kids of any age will be allowed to run the full 1 mile race.
Parking will be in the lots on the northwest corner of Claflin Rd & Manhattan Ave. Awards ceremony will be in Triangle Park immediately following the races.
More info HERE
Join us in Aggieville for the 40th running of the St. Patrick’s Day Road Races, which has drawn between 1,200 to 1,600 runners each year since 2015. The 2 mile Fun Run and 2 Mile Walk begin at 10 a.m., followed by the Marvin Hachmeister 10K Road Race at 10:45 a.m. Lots of prizes and good cheer is the order of the day!
This race is chip-timed and will also offer live event announcing at the finish line, results kiosks for runners and the option to have your result sent to you through social media apps.
Plan to spend the day in Aggieville! The St. Patrick’s Day Parade, organized by the Aggieville merchants, begins at 1 p.m.
Download Brochure: St Pat’s Brochure 2018
A one mile race to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
We are excited to announce a new addition this year for our Training Run. We have coordinated with Tallgrass Tap House to provide a buffet style breakfast and a drink after our practice run for only $15! The run and breakfast will take place on May 5th at 6:30 am followed by the breakfast at 8:30 am. If you would like to join us for the Tallgrass Tap House Breakfast please register HERE. Your card will not get charged unless we get 60 people, as we have to have that many to put the breakfast on. Regardless, please join us for the practice run at 6:30 am at the Applebee’s parking lot.
Join us this Memorial Day for a family-friendly event that supports Family Promise of Lawrence, an organization that serves families experiencing homelessness. This is a fast, certified course. First-time racers, joggers, walkers, strollers and dogs on leash with their owners are welcome. Teams of four or more receive $5 discount/person. Music, a short fun run and other children’s activities will follow.
Don’t miss the chance to be a part of an historic race right here in Kansas City! The KC Spirit 5K is a competitive 5K driven by the spirit of a people who relentlessly strive for greater heights. If you have this spirit, you want to be there on June 23, 2018. The only question is… HAVE YOU QUALIFIED YET?
Check out the website for more information, including time standards/criteria. www.KCSpirit5K.com
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The Rodeo Run 5K starts and ends in beautiful downtown Marquette, KS. This is a small town with big charm! All ages and abilities of runners and walkers welcome for the 5K Race, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, and Kid’s Short Course (open to ages 8 and under only). These race routes include city street and unpaved, flat trail portions.
A 10k race on Haskell Indian Nations University’s cross country course. The Billy Mills 10k is named after former Haskell and KU runner Billy Mills who went on to become the first and only American to win the gold medal in the Olympic 10k. Proceeds from the race will benefit Haskell running programs.