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Apr
26
Sun
Glow Run @ Sigma Kappa
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm
Glow Run @ Sigma Kappa | Manhattan | Kansas | United States

The 3rd Annual Glow Run 5K philanthropy is being hosted this year by Sigma Kappa sorority, along with Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Phi Delta Theta fraternity. All proceeds go toward the Sigma Kappa foundation which will benefit Alzheimers research! Shirts are on sale until Sunday, April 4th at 10am. Shirts are $15 and that will include your registration to run in the race! If you decide to not purchase a shirt, registration will cost $5 to run. This is a family event – there will be DJ, local venders, and even an appearance by Willie the Wildcat! Come dressed in your Glow Run shirt, neon colors, glow sticks and be prepared to have a great time while raising money for Alzheimers research!

May
2
Sat
Hell Creek on Heels 5k and 10k Trail Run and Walk @ Wild Within You Fitness Adventures, LLC
May 2 @ 8:00 am

On-site registration opens at 7:00am
Pre-run meeting at 7:45am
Runs begin at 8:00am with a staggered start between the 10k and 5k.

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!

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 at the trailhead parking lot.
Many other details can be found on the website, www.wildwithinyou.com or on Facebook Hell Creek on Heels.

Race4 Domestic Violence Prevention 5K Run/Walk @ Wyandotte County Park
May 2 @ 8:00 am
Race4 Domestic Violence Prevention 5K Run/Walk @ Wyandotte County Park | Bonner Springs | Kansas | United States

Join us for our 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk! This will be a timed event. We’re back at Wyandotte County Park to enjoy the beauty of spring and the company of others who love the cause. P.S. Strollers and children under 12 are welcome and do not need to register.

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Chase for a Cause @ Geary Community Hospital
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am
Chase for a Cause @ Geary Community Hospital | Junction City | Kansas | United States

The “Chase for a Cause” 5k run/walk is Saturday, May 2nd at 9:00 a.m. The inaugural event is chip timed by Manhattan Running Company and hosted by Geary Community Hospital. Awards ceremony with refreshments to follow.

Cash prizes $100, $75, $50 for top three male and female finishers and $25 for first place male and female masters. Top three male and female per age group receive medals. Additional door prizes will be given after the race.

Register by Friday, May 1, entry fee is $25.00 and guaranteed a race t-shirt.
Same day registration, entry fee increases to $30.

Those under the age of 18 must have a guardian sign the waiver of liability.

Participants get to choose which approved local cause their funds go toward. Approved local organizations include:
• Big Brothers / Big Sisters
• Boys and Girls Club
• Delivering Change: Healthy Moms – Healthy Babies
• Friends of the Animals
• Food Pantry
• Geary Community Healthcare Foundation
• Junction City Family YMCA
• Open Door
• United Way

Questions? Call Nikki Davies (785-210-3307) or Harold Marion (785-210-3308).

Run for the Hills! Fun Run and Walk @ Flint Hills Center
May 2 @ 9:00 am
Run for the Hills! Fun Run and Walk @ Flint Hills Center | Manhattan | Kansas | United States

Race options include a 5K run timed by Manhattan Running Company and an untimed 2-mile walk – both open to anyone! Awards ceremony with refreshments to follow. Medals for the male and female overall winners as well as first, second, and third place medals for five age groups of males and females. Register by April 10, 2015 to be guaranteed a race t-shirt!

Register by April 10, entry fee is $25 per individual for chip-timed 5K and $20 for untimed 2-mile walk.
Register after April 10, $30 for chip-timed 5K, $25 for untimed 2-mile walk.

This race is sponsored by North-Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging (NC-FH AAA), a private, non-profit organization, which plans, coordinates, and sponsors services across 18 counties in northeast Kansas. This race benefits “Solutions for Seniors” provided by NC-FH AAA including Meals on Wheels, In-Home Care Services, Medicare Counseling, Options Counseling of aging and disability resources, and other essential services needed by many seniors and their caregivers.

Those under the age of 18 must have a guardian sign the waiver of liability. Dogs, skateboards, roller skates, and motorized vehicles are not allowed on the race course.

If you have any questions please contact Amanda Martin at 785-776-9294.

Autism Heroes Run @ K-State union
May 2 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
May
4
Mon
Easter Sun Run @ Sedgwick County Park
May 4 @ 8:30 am
Easter Sun Run @ Sedgwick County Park | Wichita | Kansas | United States

For 21 years the Easter Sun Run has brought thousands of participants from around the state and country at Sedgwick County Park. This year’s event will be held April 4, and includes a 10K, 2-mile race, and the 2-mile Jeff Wenzel Memorial Walk. After the races, an awards ceremony and barbecue will be held.

The Easter Sun Run has grown from its humble beginnings 21 years ago with 250 runners, to one of the premier road races in the Midwest, reaching more than 2500 runners and countless additional attendees at the race’s peak. All proceeds from the event go to Youth Horizons.
The mission of Youth Horizons is to empower children and their families to become healthy and productive members of the community and create a nationwide awareness of the needs of at-risk youth. That mission is carried out through mentoring and residential programs, which have been the focus of Youth Horizons’ efforts since 1989.
For more information on the Easter Sun Run or to register, go to EasterSunRun.com or call 316-262-8293.

May
9
Sat
Wamego Community Health Ministry Fun Run & 5K @ Wildcat Creek Golf and Fitness
May 9 all-day

Community Health Ministry opened in 2001 in Wamego and serves the surrounding counties. They serve the uninsured and underinsured with Medical, Dental, Mental Health Counseling and social programs such as rent/utility assistance, food pantry, advocacy and household and clothing items. CHM strives to provide the community with quality assistance and care, giving people a place to go where they know they will be welcomed and receive quality support.

Komen Race for the Cure – Hays @ Hays Municipal Park
May 9 @ 8:00 am

Competitive 5K, non-competitive 5K, one mile family fun walk. Celebrating breast cancer survivors and remembering those we have lost. Raising money for the 95 counties served by the Kansas Affiliate and for research to find the Cures.

1st Annual Ride & Stride for Maisie’s Pride @ Eskridge Community Center Start--Run through Flint Hills & By Maisie's Pool
May 9 @ 8:15 am

Maisie DeVore had a dream for a community pool. She saved for 30yrs to have enough to open a pool for the town of Eskridge. We want to help continue her spirit of giving through this 1st annual 5k.
The 5k will begin at the Community Center in Eskridge and will highlight both the beauty of the Flint Hills Gravel Roads and Maise’s Pool, we will end up back at the Eskridge Community center. All profits raised will go to the Maisie DeVore Swimming Pool.
Day of entries are welcome, but will not receive a T-Shirt

Color Dash 5k Manhattan, KS @ Tuttle Creek State Park - Pond
May 9 @ 10:00 am
Color Dash 5k Manhattan, KS @ Tuttle Creek State Park - Pond | Manhattan | Kansas | United States

A family-friendly, untimed 5K, who welcomes all shapes, sizes, ages, and abilities. Start white (we provide the Tee), and at each kilometer add blue, sprinkle green, splash yellow, spray orange, and finish strong in pink.You give back. 50% of every registration goes to the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan. We bring the color, you… Let The Color Move You™. Brought to you by ACACIA Fraternity of Kansas State University.

Girls on the Run 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run @ Manhattan Running Company
May 9 @ 3:00 pm

Come join us for our end of season 5k and 1 mile fun run! Registration and activities will begin at 1:30pm and the 5k will begin at 3pm! We encourage you to join us and our girls and bring your friends and family to help cheer the girls on! We hope to see you there!

May
16
Sat
THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Central Kansas 1M/5K adventure race for adults & kids grades k-12 @ East View Park
May 16 @ 3:58 pm
THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Central Kansas 1M/5K adventure race for adults & kids grades k-12 @ East View Park  | Wichita | Kansas | United States

A National Adventure Race Series Supporting Pediatric Cancer

Since 2012 – Over 150 Races & Thousands of Smiles
A Cool Fundraiser & Birthday Party Idea
Official Site: www.GreatAmazingRace.com.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/greatamazingrace
Race Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8DyObdiXJI&feature=youtu.be

A national D.I.T. (Do-It-Together) family-friendly race competition modeled after the TV show THE AMAZING RACE .  For teams of two people (adults & kids grades K-12)… be it friends, family members, neighbors or co-workers. It’s way more fun than a 5K! Recreation & competitive levels. The top 25 teams from each local race qualify for regional championship race and chance to win $1,500! Reserve your spot now as registration will close once 120 team limit is reached.

CHARITY PARTNER: Help us fight pediatric cancer by donating 2 pairs of used sneakers or running shoes to Max Cure Foundation’s Dunk Your Kicks program and receive a 2 minute time eraser token for the race. (www.DunkYourKicks.org)

RACE DESCRIPTION: Modeled after the popular television show “THE AMAZING RACE”, teams of two people (adult/adult, adult/kid or kid/kid) race against other teams around a one-mile cross country course completing a string of fun challenges speckled every 200 yards. Clue Cards provided at each station directs teams to perform a task that requires teamwork, before proceeding to the next challenge station. Teams strive to arrive at the finish line with the fastest overall time to be declared the winners. Waves begin every 10 minutes … kids teams, then adult teams.
1. Recreation & Competitive Levels. Challenge stations include varying levels of difficulty- easy, intermediate and difficult – based on age and fitness level of the participants. Be aware that the competitive course consumes energies equivalent to a 5K race.
2. Registration info. Teams of two persons only: adult/kid, kid/kid or adult/adult. Children in Pre-K and Kindergarten must be paired with an adult.
3. Teachers, military, police, fire & EMS receive special pricing through the www.GreatAmazingRace.com portal only.
4. Fund Raising Programs. Groups & schools can receive $100, $200, $300 or more for participating in the race. Sign up through the www.GreatAmazingRace.com portal only.
5. Awards & Advancement. Medals are presented to the winners of each of 4 race divisions, which are determined by grade of youngest team member … Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-9 and Grades 10-Adult teams. The top 25 finishers of each local competition qualify for Regional Championship Race and chance to win $1,500!
6. Sponsorship. Sponsorship with THE GREAT AMAZING RACE Series offers many exciting exposure possibilities for your company. Please contact us at info@greatamazingrace.com to discuss corporate and small business sponsorship opportunities.

May
18
Mon
NCK Tech BPA 2mi Color Run/Walk & 5k Zombie Race @ Chautauqua Park
May 18 @ 7:00 pm
May
23
Sat
Bill Snyder Highway Half Marathon and 5K @ Bill Snyder Family Stadium
May 23 @ 7:00 am
Bill Snyder Highway Half Marathon and 5K @ Bill Snyder Family Stadium | Manhattan | Kansas | United States

Manhattan’s First and Only Half Marathon!

For full information please go to the WEBSITE

 Come join us on Saturday May 23rd, 2015 for the Inaugural Bill Snyder Highway Half and 5k.  This will be Manhattan’s first and only Half Marathon.   As we do with all our races, we not only want to have a good time and throw on a great event but we are also wanting to raise money for a great cause.  This year, Coach Snyder has selected the Homecare & Hospice of Manhattan.

Half Marathoners will be in for a real treat when they run this point-to-point race.  Runners will be shuttled from Bill Snyder Family Stadium to the starting line.  The course will begin out near I-70 on Highway 177, better known as the Coach Bill Snyder Highway.  Runners will run into town on Northbound lane on the east side.  Once in town the course will go down Poyntz Ave, around City Park, through Aggieville, through KSU campus and finish at the Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

The 5k race will start and finish at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.  The runners will come out of the parking lot heading east on Kimball, turn South on Denison and loop down by campus and back to the stadium.

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