Race Calendar

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Post Rock Classic 25th Annual
Aug 30 – Aug 31 all-day

25th Annual Post Rock Classic 5K run and 2 mile walk. Check out our website for race details and registration!

Purple PAWS Trail for Tails 5K @ Farm Bureau Building (Washington Marlatt Park)
Aug 30 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Purple PAWS Trail for Tails 5K @ Farm Bureau Building (Washington Marlatt Park) | Manhattan | Kansas | United States

Join Purple PAWS for the inaugural edition of the Trail for Tails 5K.

This is a 5K trail race going through Washington Marlatt Park.

We invite you to run with your dog as well! Prizes for dogs!

All Proceeds will go to support Purple Power Animal Welfare Society (Purple PAWS)

Date: August 30th 2014

Time: 8 AM

Location: Starts at the Kansas Farm Bureau Building located at 2627 KFB Plaza, Manhattan, KS 66503.

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup: Kansas Farm Bureau Building starting at 6:30 AM

Early Packet Pickup: At Manhattan Running Company  (3015 Anderson Av.e) from 10AM-7PM.


Brochure: Trail for Tails Brochure


Awards: Medals to top 3 in each age group – 19 and Under |20-29|30-39|40-49|50-59|60+

Canine Awards: Oldest, Youngest, Biggest, Smallest and Best Dressed!

For More information contact Meg Vernon at meggiddings@gmail.com.

Alex’s Million Mile
Sep 1 @ 12:00 am
Alex's Million Mile

1 month, 1 cause, 1 million miles…
Kids with cancer need your help!

Alex’s Million Mile – Run.Walk.Ride is a month long event organized by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation throughout September. The goal is to collectively run, walk and/or ride one million miles to raise funds and increase awareness of the need to support childhood cancer research. Once participants have registered, they can record their miles on our website. New members can either join independently or become part of a team. Teams can fundraise by earning pledges for each milestone reached (i.e. can be for every mile or every 10 miles) or by receiving donations. Anyone interested can sign up here: https://www.alexslemonade.org/campaign/2014-alexs-million-mile/register

Summer Send Off Labor Day 5k
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am

End your summer with a great run through the picturesque town of Chapman.
Packet pick up at 7am on race day.
Free kids race at 9am.
T shirt included.
Overall and age group awards.
For paper registration email czummy21@yahoo.com


Holy Smokin 5k @ Mother Teresa Catholic Church
Sep 6 all-day

The Mother Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church Holy Smokin 5K run and walk will be held, Saturday, September 6, 2014, 8:15 a.m. at 2014 NW 46th Street, Topeka, KS 66618. A free children’s run for those under 10 will precede the 5K run at 8:00 a.m. $25 per entry, $15 for each additional family member living in the same household. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place for the fastest male and female runners in each 5-year age group. Awards for the oldest male and female runner and door prizes will be given. Runners and walkers are encouraged to bring a serviceable pair of shoes to donate to the Topeka Rescue Mission. To enter download a registration form at http://mtcctopeka.org/documents/47-2014-5k-run-registration/file or go to www.active.com. For questions, contact Tom at HolySmokinRun@gmail.com.

Flint Hills Praise Fest 5k Poker Run @ Linear trail
Sep 6 @ 7:00 am
Flint Hills Praise Fest 5k Poker Run @ Linear trail  | Manhattan | Kansas | United States

5k fun run on linear trail. $25 entry fee includes a tee shirt. All proceeds are benefiting The Homestead House. See attached flyer for more info.

Wildcats Run for Wellness 5K @ K-State REC Services
Sep 6 @ 8:00 am

This race is open to everyone! Register before August 29th and be entered into a drawing for a pair of tickets to the first K-State FB game on August 30th.

Run With Lisa Color Run
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Run With Lisa Color Run @ Quinter | Kansas | United States

This is a color run with all proceeds benefitting Lisa Althouse, a community member that is battling glioblastoma (a type of brain cancer). Location is in the city park in Quinter, KS.

Volunteers needed for The Color Run! @ The Color Run
Sep 11 – Sep 13 all-day
Volunteers needed for The Color Run! @ The Color Run | Manhattan | Kansas | United States

Volunteering for The Color Run will help support Manhattan Special Olympics. For every volunteer, The Color Run will donate $40 to our local organization. With over 4,000 participants in the Color Run, we WILL need your help! Please consider volunteering if you are not planning to participate in the run. Registering at this link will help support MANHATTAN Special Olympics: http://bit.ly/1uYnvaO

Red Bandana Run @ Main St. Morganville, KS
Sep 13 all-day
Scout Strong Challenge Half Marathon and 5K @ Sporting Park
Sep 13 @ 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
C. Clyde Run 5K Fun Run/Walk for Shepherd’s Crossing @ Kansas State University Campus
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am
C. Clyde Run 5K Fun Run/Walk for Shepherd's Crossing @ Kansas State University Campus | Manhattan | Kansas | United States

Hosted by the College of Business Administration Business Ambassadors in honor of the college’s first dean, Dr. C. Clyde Jones.



The Color Run 5K Manhattan
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am
The Color Run 5K Manhattan

The Color Run™ also known as The Happiest 5k on the Planet, we love chucking paint and making people smile. At more than 1,000,000+ Color Runners strong, The Color Run is on almost every single continent on EARTH!
Less about your 10-minute-mile and more about having the time of your life, The Color Run is a five-kilometer, un-timed race in which thousands of participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer.
With only two rules, the idea is easy to follow:
Wear white at the starting line
Finish plastered in color!
The fun continues after Color Runners complete the race with an unforgettable Finish Festival. This larger than life party is equipped with music, dancing and massive color throws, which create millions of vivid color combinations. Trust us, this is the best post-5k party on the planet!
It’s a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. We’re making rainbows all over the world, come join us!

The Plaza 10K @ Brush Creek Blvd - The Country Club Plaza
Sep 14 @ 7:30 am

The flat and fast course runs along the banks of Brush Creek and goes through the heart of the Country Club Plaza! The Plaza 10K benefits Kids TLC, a local organization whose mission is to provide opportunities that transforms kids and families in crisis while ensuring a safe environment. Enjoy live music, great food, a high quality technical shirt and a great finisher’s medal after you set a new PR at the Plaza 10K! Food and Fun. Participants in the Plaza 10K will enjoy a variety of great food and beverage options provided by Kansas City area restaurants, together with live music, in the post event area just north of Brush Creek at Central Street and Ward Parkway.

Johnston’s Half Marathon
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am

It raises money for The Center of Hope, who help prevent homelessness in Wichita and The Armendariz Hispanic Scholarship Fund at Newman University (need based scholarship). 100% of proceeds will go to these local Wichita Charities.
Johnston’s Half Marathon


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