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The Marysville High School Forensics Team will be hosting the Monster Dash 5K on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Blue River Rail Trail in Marysville. The event will include three races: the 5K Monster Dash, the Monster Mile Fun Run/Walk, and the Lil’Monster 1/2K for children ages 11 and under. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the Monster Mile Fun Run/Walk starting at 9:00 a.m. and the Monster Dash 5k starting at 9:30 a.m. The Lil’Monster Dash will take place following the 5K.
There will also be a costume contest, with judging from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for Scariest, Cutest, Funniest, Most Original, and Best Team Costume (4 members or more) for adults and for children in age categories 10-12, 6-9, and 5 and under. All contestants must be registered participants and must complete their race in costume in order to be eligible for prizes.
Trail running at its finest on Epic Singletrack! The race is conducted on the Switchgrass Trail in the Hell Creek Area of Wilson State Park. 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.
Multiple aid stations are available throughout the run course. Distances between aid stations and other crucial information is emailed to pre-registered participants. Water is available at the aid stations. It is preferred you bring hand held water bottles to help reduce waste. Assorted energy 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!
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 on the trail!
Teams are allowed on the 50k! You can have as many team mates as there are checkpoints/aid stations! Check wildwithinyou.com to read rules and aid station locations and plan your team strategy!
Tails on the Trail is a dog-friendly 5k that was organized by 2 local women in an effort to raise money for Helping Hands Humane Society in Topeka, KS. We will be celebrating our 5th anniversary this year. Come out and celebrate with us! Enjoy running on a scenic trail while wearing your very own 5th anniversary long sleeve Tails on the Trail shirt. Take part in the activities, including food, music, a bounce house for kids, vendors and more. Be sure to check us out on facebook! www.facebook.com/tailsonthetrail
7th Annual Kansas Half Marathon & 5K taking place in Lawrence, Kansas. The race ends and begins at Watson park which is near downtown and the course hits downtown, historic east Lawrence, the beautiful levee trail along the Kansas River, and even swing by the clinic that the event fundraises for: Health Care Access.
The race provides timing chips, a USATF Certified Course (currently pending), pacers, music, and food/drink. It’s great for all levels of runners, their families, and friend. All proceeds benefit a wonderful clinic and it’s mission to be a safety net provider for the indigent of Douglas County, Kansas.
Join us for the third annual OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Teal Trail Walk at the Blue Valley Recreation Complex on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 8:30 am. Men, women and children will enjoy a beautiful, fast course with a downhill finish, age group awards, long sleeve t-shirts and fantastic post race food and fun! The OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer Foundation is dedicated to changing the face of ovarian cancer through support for better treatment options, and ultimately a cure. Money raised will immediately and directly benefit ovarian cancer research at The University of Kansas Cancer Center through the OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer Fund. It is time to OVERRUN ovarian cancer, and support begins with research- we hope you will join us.
An event for everyone. One mile predict, 10k relay, 10k, 15k,25k and 50k. Great food, chili, vegetable beef soup, potato soup, and ham and beans. Registration starts at 8am. Run is on dirt, rock, and gravel roads and includes some challenging hills. Come join the fun and fellowship.
Why run horizontally when you can run vertically! Experience 16 challenging floors to the Top of the Tower for the original TOWER RUN. Or, for some added “pain”, tackle the TOUGH TOWER Run . . . or BOTH! Starts with a sprint, 9 parking garage levels, ending with 16 floors. Event is “chip timed” for awards, cash prizes and personal goal setting.
The Longview Half Marathon is a new half marathon run/walk from KC Running Company, to be held at Longview Lake.
5K and 1mi, Fun Run
Amanda Janzen was just diagnosed with invasive ductal breast cancer at age 34. She resides in Geneseo, KS with her husband Luke, and 3 daughters. She has twins that are 18 months and a daughter that is 4. They farm, ranch, and do custom farm work. The race registration will start at 9:00, a hot smoked meal will be served following the race and is open to the community, there will be clowning for the kids following the 1 mile. Thank you and please check out our link to help support Amanda and her family! We have a Facebook page called “Prayers Love and Encouragement for Amanda Janzen” as well as a caring bridge site if you would like to follow along her journey!
USTAF Certified half-marathon & 5K courses, Kid Fun Run with finisher ribbons for all pre-registered participants, pancake feed, health and wellness fair.
This event in honor of McKenzie Haynes who was diagnosed with Leukemia three years ago, features a half, 10K, 5K and 2 mile walk, benefitting Justin Gaddy who recently had a stroke. All registration fees will go toward assisting Justin with his rehabilitation medical costs. The 5K and 10K are out and back trail routes and the half-marathon will include use of the Salina Trail and dike areas throughout the city. All participants will receive a goody bag, long-sleeve t-shirt and refreshments. Prices: Half, $35, 10K, $30, 5K, $25, 2 mile walk, $20. Paper registration forms can be picked up at SRC, Humphrey’s Gym and Bennett Buick GMC or register online @ https://register.chronotrack.com/reg/form?eventID=10895. Questions: Christina Humphrey, Race Director, 785-826-8978, email@example.com.
Your choice! You can do the normal 5k course or you can spice it up by competing in the 5k Donut Challenge! The 5k Donut Challenge is a race designed to test your fitness and your stomach. Runners will be required to stop two different times throughout the 5k course and at each stop eat two Varisty Donuts Otis donuts. You will be required to stop and eat the two donuts completely before you can proceed on the course.
This year the proceeds with be going to benefit the TBD.
This is not a closed course. Please take caution if you are going to push a stroller, run with a dog or listen to music.
Date: Sunday, December 7th, 2014
Race Time: 3:00pm
Location: Anneberg Park – South end by group shelter
Entry Fee: $25 prior to November 26th; $30 on or after November 26th
Prizes: Medals will be given to the top 3 in each age group and a plaque will be given to the individual male and female champions from each race.
Age Groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Sponsored By: Manhattan Running Company, Varsity Donuts, Copy Kats and Junior League
The Jingle Bell 5K chip timed run takes you through downtown Manhattan. Also, there is a 1.5 mile Fun Run/Walk. Get into the spirit this holiday season with this family-friendly event. Dress up in some fun festive attire, wear Christmas lights or reindeer antlers and enjoy the season. There will be a light dinner and treats after the run.