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26th Annual Post Rock Classic
Sep 5 @ 7:00 am

5K Run & 2 Mile Walk
(registration forms can be printed from our website and mailed to our office at PO Box 155, Lincoln KS 67455)

7:00-8:15 AM Registration in front of City Hall
7:30AM Two Mile Walk Start
8:15AM 5K Run Start
9:15AM Kids Runs
9:30AM Awards Ceremony

Post Rock Festival will start around 10:30 am, Parade at Noon, and activities run until dark. Come for the Run stay the rest of the day for the fun!

Age Brackets
14 & Under
Clydesdales (200+ lbs)

Kids Runs (2015-2016 school year)
100yd – Kindergarten and under
Down the Block – 1st, 2nd, 3rd graders
Around the Block – 4th, 5th, 6th graders

Check out our Website for more Information!

Hot Momma Hustle – Hustling for Kaleb @ Palmer Ball Diamond
Sep 7 @ 7:00 am
Hot Momma Hustle - Hustling for Kaleb @ Palmer Ball Diamond | Palmer | Kansas | United States

3.1 miles of dirt road FUN! Runners & walkers WELCOME! Help our community fitness group raise money for a local family & their little boy!

Chapman Summer Send-Off Labor Day 5K @ Chapman High School Cross Country
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am

5K run/walk for all ability levels with kids run to follow


2nd Annual Red Bandana Run
Sep 12 @ 7:00 am

5K run/1 mile fun run/walk in loving memory of Mike Crimmins. 2015 Proceeds to benefit the Jon Kirtley family. Please visit www.redbandanarun.com for more information regarding the details of this run.


Dash KCK 5K @ JFK Community Center
Sep 12 @ 8:15 am – 11:00 am
Dash KCK 5K @ JFK Community Center | Kansas City | Kansas | United States

Dash KCK is a 5K that will take place in Kansas City, Kansas. The race will benefit Donnelly College and Downtown Shareholders of KCK.

The Mother K 5K @ Council Grove High School
Sep 12 @ 9:00 am
The Mother K 5K @ Council Grove High School  | Council Grove | Kansas | United States

Family friendly 5K event for serious runners, walkers, and everyone in between!


Johnston’s Half Marathon @ Central Riverside Park
Sep 13 all-day

Run the certified course that begins and ends in BEAUTIFUL Central Riverside Park at the corner of Stackman & Nims. The course follows the bike paths up to 13th street crossing the Keeper of the Plains Bridge on the way to Lewis Street before returning to the Park.

Race the Chase @ Cottonwood Falls, KS/Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Sep 19 @ 7:30 am
Race the Chase @ Cottonwood Falls, KS/Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

50k, 25k, 10k competitive off-road endurance trail run and a 5k fun run/walk. For complete details visit www.racethechase.com.

Tri Wild Triathlon @ Wilson State Park, Wheatgrass Swim Beach
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am

500 meter swim in the clearest lake waters in Kansas! Then dash out of the water, run up the sand beach to your bicycle to head out for a 34 mile ride in the rolling hills towards Sylvan Grove, KS. The bicycle leg will be an out and back. Once back from the bicycle leg, you will tie up the running shoes and dash out for a 10k run thru the hilly park roads!

Multiple aid stations are available throughout the run and bicycle course. Distances between aid stations and other crucial information is emailed to pre-registered participants. Water is available at the aid stations. Assorted energy food items are also available. Energy items may include fig newtons, hammer gel, Clif Shots, chewy granola bars, bananas, and random home made treats. Restrooms are only located at the Trailhead!

In central Kansas, on I-70, take Exit 206 N (Wilson). Drive north 5 mi on K-232. Turn West at the State Park sign. Drive over the Hell Creek Bridge and follow state park signs to the Hell Creek Area. Once in the Hell Creek Area, follow the signs to the Wheatgrass camp area/Swim Beach. PARK ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREAS! 
OR, from I-70, take Exit 199 N (Dorrance). Drive north 3 mi on 200th Road, then east 5 mi on Shoreline Drive to the park entrance on the left. Follow signs to Hell Creek Area – Wheatgrass Camping/Swim Beach.

Camping is available at Wilson State Park, both tent camping and full hookup. Hotels within 50 minutes of Wilson Lake are in Russell, Salina, Ellsworth, Hays, and Wilson. 
Restrooms and showers are located within 400 yards of start/finish area.

Many other details can be found on the website, www.wildwithinyou.com or on Facebook Wild Within You.

Have other questions? Email me at sarakay@wildwithinyou.com

This is a fun event! I do not place emphasis on winning First, Second, Third… I want to encourage all people to attend Wild Within You events! Novice and experts alike, come on out and challenge yourself!

Registration opens at 7:00 am.

Registration closes at 7:40 am.

Racer meeting is at 7:45 am.

Race start is at 8:00 am!

Please Park in DESIGNATED AREAS ONLY! No parking will be allowed in the transisiton area. You must walk/ride/run your gear into the transisiton zone.

Restrooms are located within 400 yards of the swim beach/transistion zone.

Electronic timing is not guaranteed at this event. Volunteers make this event possible. If I have enough volunteers to time Transistions, I will do so!!!

Run Against Slavery @ Bosco Plaza, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Sep 20 @ 3:30 pm
Run Against Slavery @ Bosco Plaza, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

The 4th annual Run Against Slavery will be on Sunday September 20, 2015. It is a run/walk to help bring awareness of the issue of human trafficking and raise funds for non-profit organizations involved in rescue and restoration of victims. This year’s run will benefit Exodus Cry. It will be held at Bosco Plaza on the K-State campus in Manhattan, KS.

Check-in/registration is at 3:30pm and the run starts at 4pm. There will be both a 5K and a 1 mile route and prizes for the top male and female runners of each distance. Both routes will start at Bosco Plaza just north of the K-State Student Union in Manhattan.

The registration fee is $20 for community members. Registration is available online and on race day. Free shirts are provided with early registration by September 1.

For more information, visit www.ksufreedomalliance.org.

Flint Hills Praisefest 5k @ Manhattan City Park
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am
Flint Hills Praisefest 5k @ Manhattan City Park | Manhattan | Kansas | United States

ALL proceeds of the race will be given to Homestead and Compassion International. Our family friendly, timed 5k is the perfect race for runners, walkers, and strollers. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/flinthillspraisefest5k

Konquer the Konza 25k and 10K @ Konza Prairie
Sep 27 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm
Konquer the Konza 25k and 10K @ Konza Prairie | Manhattan | Kansas | United States


3rd Annual Konquer the Konza 25k & 10k

Date:  Sunday, September 27th, 2015

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

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. 25 and Saturday Sept. 26 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 recieve an award.  Age groups are 19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60+

10k – TBD

Entry Fees:

25k – $55 until May 31st, $65 from June 1st — capped at 200 runners

10k – $40 until May 31st, $45 from June 1st — capped at 100 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.

“C. Clyde Run” Fun Run 5K and Midge’s Mile Family Fun Walk for Shepherd’s Crossing @ Kansas State University College of Business Administration Calvin Hall
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
"C. Clyde Run" Fun Run 5K and Midge's Mile Family Fun Walk for Shepherd's Crossing @ Kansas State University College of Business Administration Calvin Hall | Manhattan | Kansas | United States

5K Fun Run and 1-Mile Family Fun Walk for all ages and abilities on the K-State campus.


Riley Fall Festival 5K Obstacle Run @ Riley Fall Festival 5K Obstacle Run
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am

The Riley Fall Festival 5K Run is a 3.1 mile(ish) obstacle course run for everyone! If you’re an extreme cross fitter looking to make your weekend more challenging, or if this is your first time running an organized obstacle run or 5k, YOU WILL GET TO THE FINISH LINE! Some run to challenge themselves, some make it a fun weekend with a group. The Riley Fall Festival 5K Run event is to inspire you to run, walk, climb, jump, and laugh your way, hand in muddy hand, to an unabashed sense of accomplishment. So what are you waiting for? Sign up today to be a part of something side-splittingly memorable, and fun!


Hell Creek on Wheels Mountain Bike Race @ Wilson State Park, Switchgrass Trail
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am

The race is conducted on the Switchgrass Mountain Bike Trail. This trail was designated in 2012 as an Epic Trail by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA). It is composed of 24 miles of 100% singletrack. Event length will be determined by racing class.

10 mile (Cat 3), 20 mile (Cat 2), and 30 mile (Cat 1) ride options.

Cat 1 will be awarded a percentage cash payout.

Cat 2 and 3 will be awarded trophies or merchandise.

All races will start at 12:00pm as a staggered start.

On site registrations accepted up to 11:00am.

Cat 1 is an Open age group with men and women classes.

Cat 2/3 has men and women classes with 4 age groups: 18 and under; 19 to 39; 40 to 59 and And 60 and up.

Camping/Lodging:Wilson State Park: http://www.kdwpt.state.ks.us/State-Parks/Reservations

Motels/BB: http://www.russellcoks.org/WhattoDo/Stay/tabid/10855/Default.aspx

Directions: Exit North at 199 or 206 (I-70) to Wilson State Park, Hell Creek Use Area. Parking and staging is in the Switchgrass Campground parking lot.

Check Facebook page Switchgrass Mountain Bike Trail for most current details of start times and trail conditions!

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