Mid-America Running Association  
Schedule of Kansas City Local and Regional Races 
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 Races that have dates highlighted with yellow are tentative.  
 Updated: 11 November 2018   
DateDayStartName & DistanceRace LocationRace Site  / Registration
November 2018
   
Nov 2Fri
7:00 PM
Carry the Fallen
1100 W. Grand Ave.
Haysville, KS
Carry the Fallen
Nov 3Sat
6:00 AM
Ozark Trail 100 Mile Endurance RunSteelville, MOOzark Trail 100 
Nov 3Sat
8:00 AM
Cliffhanger 8K & 5K Run/Walk
KCUMB Campus
Kansas City, MO
Cliffhanger Run
Nov 3Sat
8:00 AM
Dream Dash 5K
Southcreek Office Park
Overland Park, KS
Dream Dash 5K
Nov 3Sat
8:00 AM
Little Apple MarathonTuttle Creek State Park
Manhattan, KS
Little Apple Marathon
Nov 3Sat
8:00 AM
Grandview Turkey Day 5K Fun Run/WalkGrandview Amphitheater
Grandview, MO
Grandview Turkey Day 5K Fun Run/Walk
Nov 3Sat
8:00 AM
Holy Name Hustle 5K700 Fuller St.
Winfield, KS
Holy Name Hustle 5K
Nov 3Sat
8:00 AM
Stearman's 5 Mile Run Walk
Kid's Runway Trot
Stearman Field
Benton, KS
Stearman's 5 Mile Run Walk
Nov 3Sat
8:00 AM
Superhero Sprint 5K
2500 Southwest Pkwy.
St. Joseph, MO
Superhero Sprint 5K
Nov 3Sat
9:00 AM
Clover Run 5K
Wallace Park
Paola, KS
Clover Run 5K
Nov 3Sat
9:00 AM
Give Em the Bird 5K RunVersailles, MOGive Em the Bird 5K Run
Nov 3Sat
9:00 AM
OLP Turkey Trot 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/WalkUnity Village
Lee's Summit, MO
Turkey Trot
Nov 3Sat9:00 AMCure' of Ars 5K9401 Mission Rd.
Leawood, KS
Cure' of Ars 5K
Nov 3Sat9:00 AMGobble Wobble 5K/8K Run WalkHaysville, KSGobble Wobble 5K/8K
Nov 3Sat9:30 AMMAAIC & Friends Culture DashMid-America All-Indian Center
Wichita, KS
Culture Dash
Nov 3Sat9:30 AMReno County Veterans Memorial 5KHutchinson, KSVeterans Memorial 5K
Nov 3Sat10:00 AMTails on the Trail
5K Run/Walk
Shawnee North Community Ctr.
Topeka, KS
Tails on the Trail
Nov 3Sat10:00 AMGralon Rhys 5K Run/walkShawnee Mission Park
Shawnee, KS
Gralon Rhys 5K Run/walk
Nov 4Sun
7:00 AM
Bass Pro Conservation Marathon
Full, Relay, Half & 5K
Bass Pro Shops
Springfield, MO
Bass Pro Marathon 
Nov 4Sun
7:30 AM
Rompin' Stompin' Raider Band 5KShawnee Mission South High School
Overland Park, KS
Rompin' Stompin' Raider Band 5K
Nov 4Sun
8:00 AM
Diabetes Dash For Life 5KTown Center
Leawood, KS
Diabetes Dash For Life 5K
Nov 4Sun
8:00 AM
Kansas Half Marathon & 5KDowntown
Lawrence, KS
Kansas Half Marathon
Nov 4Sun
8:00 AM
Billy Mills 10KHaskell University
Lawrence, KS
Billy Mills 10K
Nov 4Sun
8:00 AM
Run for Adoption 5K Run/WalkWaterfall Park
Independence, MO
Run for Adoption 5K Run/Walk
Nov 4Sun8:30 AMWho Let the Dogs Out 5K Sedgwick County Park
Wichita, KS
Who Let the Dogs Out 5K 
Nov 4Sun9:00 AMRace for Dignity 5K Run/WalkTheis Park
Kansas City, MO
Race for Dignity
Nov 4Sun
9:30 AM
Freedom Fest 5K Run/WalkEmporia All Veterans Memorial
Emporia, KS
Freedom Fest 5K Run/Walk
Nov 9-10
Fri-Sat
7:00 PM
KUS 6/12/24 Hour RunCessna Activity Center
Wichita, KS
KUS 6/12/24 Hour Run
Nov 9
Sat
10:00 PM
Run to the Lights 5K Run/WalkSilver Dollar City
Branson, MO
Run to the Lights 5K Run/Walk
Nov 10
Sat
7:00 AM
Sanders SaunterClinton Lake
Lawrence, KS
Sanders Saunter
Nov 10
Sat
8:00 AM
KC XC Cup
Warrior's Best Friend
Liberty, MO
KC XC Cup
Nov 10
Sat
8:00 AM
Longview Half Marathon, 10K & 5K9035 Pettinger Rd.
Grandview, MO
Longview Half Marathon
Nov 10
Sat
8:00 AM
Strong Tower Love Run/Walk 5KCelebration Center
Sedalia, MO
Strong Tower Love Run/Walk 5K
Nov 10
Sat
8:00 AM
Mission Possible 5KBeacon Center Missions
St. George, KS
Mission Possible 5K
Nov 10
Sat
8:00 AM
The Bill Grevas & Cindy Curran 5K Memorial Run/WalkSacred Heart High School
Salina, KS
The Bill Grevas & Cindy Curran 5K Memorial Run/Walk
Nov 10
Sat
8:30 AM
Love Life RunCarey Park
Hutchinson, KS
Love Life Run
Nov 10
Sat
8:30 AM
Ruck 'n' RunMeadowview Baptist Church
Hutchinson, KS
Ruck 'n' Run
Nov 10
Sat
9:00 AM
Sacred Heart Knight's Club 5KSalina, KSSacred Heart Knight's Club 5K
Nov 10
Sat
9:00 AM
Girls' on the Run Greater KC  Fall 5KChildren's Mercy Park
Kansas City, KS
Girls' on the Run
Nov 10Sun9:00 AMWar Horses for Veterans 5KLiberty Memorial
Kansas City, MO
War Horses for Veterans 5K
Nov 10Sun9:00 AMRFC Turkey Trot 5K Run/WalkNeosho Memorial Regional Med. Ctr.
Neosho, MO
RFC Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk
Nov 10Sun9:00 AMBlue Springs First Responder Hero RunBlue Springs South High School
Blue Springs, MO
Blue Springs First Responder Hero Run
Nov 10Sun9:00 AMRed Kettle Run 2018Camp Hiawatha
Wichita, KS
Red Kettle Run 2018
Nov 10Sun9:00 AMCathedral School & ECC Stroud's Raven RambleBartlett Park
St. Joseph, MO
Cathedral School & ECC Stroud's Raven Ramble
Nov 10Sun10:00 AMVets and Pets 5KShawnee Mission Park
Lenexa, KS
Vets and Pets 5K
Nov 11Sun8:30 AMGobbler Grind Run
Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K
Corporate Woods
Overland Park, KS
Gobbler Grind
Nov 11
Sun
9:00 AM
Veteran's Day Fantastic 4 Mile
Trail Run
Wyandotte County State Park
Kansas City, KS
Veteran's Day Fantastic 4 Mile
Nov 11
Sun
9:00 AM
KU Vets Day 5KMemorial Stadium
Lawrence, KS
KU Vets Day 5K
Nov 11
Sun
2:00 PM
Girls on the Run Wichita 5KWichita Boathouse
Wichita, KS
Girls on the Run Wichita 5K
Nov 17
Sat
7:00 AMFrosty Fun RunsSalina, KSFrost Fun Runs
Nov 17
Sat
7:45 AM
43rd Annual Wichita Turkey Trot - 10M & 2MCowtown
Wichita, KS
Wichita Turkey Trot
Nov 17
Sat
8:00 AM
Turkey Trails 5k & 10K RunWaterfall Park(Bass Pro)
Independence, MO
Turkey Trails 5k & 10K Run
Nov 17
Sat
8:00 AM
MCTP Turkey Trot 5KHarvey Sports Complex
Ft. Leavenworth, KS
MCTP Turkey Trot
Nov 17
Sat
8:00 AM
Living History Farms Off Road RaceLiving History Farms
Urbandale, IA
Living History Farms Run
Nov 17
Sat
9:00 AM
TJ5K Family Fun Trail Run1470 N. 1000 Rd.
Lawrence, KS
TJ5K Family Fun Trail Run
Nov 17
Sat
9:00 AM
Washburn Rural 5KWashburn Rural High School
Topeka, KS
Washburn Rural 5K
Nov 17
Sat
9:00 AM
Angela's Army 5KPrairie Branch Elementary School
Grain Valley, MO
Angela's Army 5K
Nov 17
Sat
5:30 PM
Winter Wonderland 5K Run/WalkLake Shawnee Campground
Topeka, KS
Winter Wonderland 5K
Nov 18
Sun
8:00 AM
Williams Route 66 Marathon
Full, Half, Relay, 5K
Downtown
Tulsa, OK
Williams Route 66 Marathon
Nov 18
Sun
8:00 AM
Blue Springs Runners' 50/50Longview Lake Trail
Blue Springs, MO
Blue Spring Runners 50/50
Nov 18Sun8:30 AMPilgrim Pacer Run
Marathon, Half, 10K & 5K
Shawnee Mission Park
Shawnee, KS
Pilgrim Pacer Run
Nov 21
Wed
8:00 AM
Trojan Turkey Trot 5K1744 N Andover Rd.
Andover, KS
Trojan Turkey Trot 5K
Nov 22
Thu
8:00 AM
Walnut Turkey Day Dash! 5KWalnut Elementary School
Emporia, KS
Walnut Turkey Day Dash! 5K
Nov 22
Thu
8:00 AM
Branson Turkey Trot 5KBranson Landing
Branson, MO
Branson Turkey Trot 5K
Nov 22
Thu
8:30 AM
Thanksgiving Day Pie Run - 5K &  10K Parks & Rec Multipurpose Building
North Jefferson City, MO
Thanksgiving Day Pie Run
Nov 22
Thu
8:30 AM
runLawrence Thanksgiving 5K Woodlawn School
Lawrence, KS
runLawrence Thanksgiving
Nov 22
Thu
8:30 AM
Kansas Turkey Trot for HeroesForbes Field
Topeka, KS
Kansas Turkey Trot for Heroes
Nov 22
Thu
8:30 AM
Center for Human Services Turkey TrotCounty Distributing
Sedalia, MO
Center for Human Services Turkey Trot
Nov 22
Thu
8:30 AM
Kearney Turkey TrotKearney High School
Kearney, MO
Kearney Turkey Trot
Nov 22
Thu
9:00 AM
Thanksgiving Day 5K Run & Family StrollSprint Campus
Overland Park, KS
Thanksgiving Day 5K
Nov 22Thu9:00 AMTurkey Trax
Running Road 5K Walk/Run
UltraMax Sports
Columbia, MO
Turkey Trax 
Nov 22Thu9:00 AMParkville Turkey Trail Trot
5K Run/Walk
English Landing
Parkville, MO
Parkville Turkey Trail Trot
Nov 22Thu9:00 AMWard Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5K/10KWard Parkway Center
Kansas City, MO
Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5K
Nov 22Thu9:00 AMPilgrim Run 5KPilgrim Chapel
Kansas City, MO
Pilgrim Run
Nov 22Thu9:00 AMKansas City Turkey Trot 8K & 5KArrowhead Stadium
Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Turkey Trot
Nov 22Thu9:00 AMMHK Turkey TrotManhattan, KSMHK Turkey Trot
Nov 22Thu9:00 AMLiberty Gives Thanks 5KLiberty Community Center
Liberty, MO
Liberty Gives Thanks 5K
Nov 22Thu9:00 AMSertoma Turkey Trot 5K777 Winners Circle
Saint Joseph, MO
Sertoma Turkey Trot 5K
Nov 22Thu9:30 AMSay Grace Thanksgiving RaceSt. Francis Medical Center
Wichita, KS
Say Grace Thanksgiving Race
Nov 24Sat9:00 AMChase County Ugly Sweater 5K & 1 Mile Fun RunCottonwood Falls River Bridge
Cottonwood, Falls, KS
Chase County Ugly Sweater
Nov 24Sat5:00 PMMiracle on Kansas Avenue Rescue Run
5K Run/Walk
Downtown Topeka
Topeka, KS
MKA Rescue Run
December 2018   
Dec 1
Sat
8:00 AM
Big Chill - Half Marathon, 10K, 5K618 Commercial
Emporia, KS
Big Chill
Dec 1Sat8:00 AMDude, Where's The Trail?Lake Jacomo Marina
Kansas City, MO
Dude, Where's The Trail?
Dec 1Sat8:00 AMJacomotoseLee's Summit, MOJacomotose
Dec 1Sat8:30 AMSt. Nick 5Klick & Little Dashers RunSedgwick County Park
Wichita, KS
St. Nick 5Klick & Little Dashers Run
Dec 1Sat9:00 AMAlternate Chili Trail Run - 10 MileWyandotte County Lake Park
Kansas City, KS
Alternate Chili Trail Run
Dec 1Sat9:00 AMWestport Santa DashWestport
Kansas City, MO
Westport Santa Dash
Dec 1Sat9:00 AMJingle Bell 5KPeabody, KSJingle Bell 5K
Dec 1Sat9:00 AMThanks-4-giving 5KRemington Nature Center
St. Joseph, MO
Thanks-4-giving 5K
Dec 2Sun9:00 AMGreat Santa Run 5K & Lil Elves Kids RunJohnson County Community College
Overland Park, KS
Great Santa Run
Dec 2Sun9:55 AMHeart of Missouri Girls on the Run 5KBear Creek Trail
Columbia, MO
Heart of Missouri Girls on the Run 5K
Dec 2Sun4:00 PMJingle Bell RunFirst Presbyterian Church
Manhattan, KS
Jingle Bell Run
Dec 8Sat8:00 AMSanta's Express 5K National Ag Hall of Fame
Bonner Springs, KS
Santa's Express 5K 
Dec 8Sat8:00 AMJingle Bell Run - ColumbiaStephens College
Columbia, MO
Jingle Bell Run - Columbia
Dec 8Sat8:00 AMChristmas Mile & 5KMeyers Center
Springfield, MO
Christmas Mile & 5K
Dec 8Sat9:00 AMThe Great Santa Run 5KWaterwalk Place
Wichita, KS
The Great Santa Run 5K
Dec 8Sat9:00 AMDonate & DashBroken Arrow Park
Lawrence, KS
Donate & Dash
Dec 8Sat5:30 PMCandy Cane Course North 5KNorth Kansas City, MOChristmas Light Run
Dec 9Sun9:00 AMJingle Bell Run/Walk 5KMeritex Executive Underground
Lenexa, KS
Jingle Bell Run/Walk
Dec 9Sun9:00 AMKris Kringle 5K RunSwope Park
Kansas City, MO
Kris Kringle 5K Run
Dec 15Sat8:00 AMCandy Cane Course 5K & 10 RunParadise Park
Lee's Summit, MO
Candy Cane Run
Dec 15Sat8:00 AMKringle Jingle 5K300 N. 10th St.
Columbia, MO
Kringle Jingle 5K
Dec 15Sat8:00 AMSpringfield Santa Run1254 E. Republic
Springfield, MO
Springfield Santa Run
Dec 15Sat9:00 AMJingle Bell Run 5K & 1 MileExploration Place
Wichita, KS
Jingle Bell Run 
Dec 22Sat9:00 AMChristmas Corral Half Marathon + 4 Mile204 E. Main
Pretty Prairie, KS
Christmas Corral
Dec 24Mon9:00 AMSanta Shuffle Run 5K Run/WalkE. 17th Terr. & Vine St.
Kansas City, MO
Santa Shuffle Run 5K Run/Walk
Dec 29Sat10:00 AMRun for the Ranch
6 Hour, Marathon, Marathon Relay, & Half
Kings & Normal Streets
Springfield, MO
Run for the Ranch
Dec 31Sat5:00 PMResolution Run5KEl Dorado Civic Center
El Dorado, KS
Resolution Run5K
Dec 31Sat11:45 PMRun in The New YearWichita Boathouse
Wichita, KS
Run in The New Year
January 2019   
Jan 1
Tue
1:00 AM
Hope is Thrilling Run 2019
Cook Airfield
Derby, KS
Hope is Thrilling Run 2019
Jan 1
Tue
8:00 AM
Help Me Fit Run, Walk & Roll 5K
8640 N. Dixson Ave.
Kansas City, MO
Help Me Fit Run
Jan 1
Tue
9:00 AM
Hangover Half Marathon & 5K
Wichita Boathouse
Wichita, KS
Hangover Half Marathon & 5K
Jan 1
Tue
9:00 AM
Hangover Half Marathon & 5K
KC Running Company
Leawood, KS
Hangover Half Marathon & 5K
Jan 1
Tue
9:00 AM
New Year's Day Run
1M, 5K 10K
Ad Astra
Lawrence, KS
New Year's Day Run
Jan 1
Tue
10:00 AM
Commitment Day 5K Run/WalkLife Time Fitness
Overland Park, KS
Commitment Day 5K
Jan 5
Sat
9:00 AM
Bandbrace KC Holiday
High School and Youth Indoor Track Meet
Hy-Vee Arena
KansasCity, MO
Bandbrace KC Holiday
Jan 5
Sat
10:00 AM
Fresh Start 5KCNH Reman
Springfield, MO
Fresh Start 5K
Jan 5
Sat
11:00 AM
WinterRock
Elk City Lake
Independence, MO
WinterRock
Jan 5
Sat
12:00 PM
Frozen Ass
Clinton Lake State Park
Lawrence, KS
Frozen Ass
Jan 12
Sat
10:00 AMRun the Neuf
Mojo's Coffee Shop
Newton, KS
Run the Neuf
Jan 12Sat11:00 AMEmpyrea Trail Run: 1M, 5K, 10KAshland, NE
Empyrea Trail Run
Jan 19
Sat
8:00 AM
Battle of the Bean 5K Run/WalkFoo's Fabulous Frozen Custard
Leawood, KS
Battle of the Bean 
Jan 19
Sat
11:00 AM
Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon Indian Hills Elementary
Topeka, KS
Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon 
Jan 20
Sun
9:00 AM
Psychodelic 5K Trail Run
(Winter Edition)
Wyandotte County Park
Kansas City, KS
Psychodelic 5K Trail Run
Jan 26
Sat
8:30 AM
3.99K Klondike Challenge
United Methodist Church
Warrensburg, MO
3.99K Klondike Challenge
Jan 26Sat
9:00 AM
Polar 5K StrutShawnee Mission Park Lake
Overland Park, KS
Polar 5K Strut
Jan 26
Sat
9:00 AM
R.O.C. 7K Trail Run
Cosmo Park
Columbia, MO
R.O.C. 7K Trail Run
Jan 26Sat9:00 AMJack Frost 5KO'Reilly Catholic Student Center
Springfield, MO
Jack Frost 5K
Jan 26
Sat
12:00 PM
Polar Plunge Kansas City
Longview Lake
Kansas City, MO
Polar Plunge Kansas City
Jan 27
Sun
8:00 AM
Children's TLC Groundhog Run
5K & 10K
Hunt Midwest Subtropolis
Kansas City, MO
Ground Hog Run
Jan 27Sun9:00 AMYeti Shiver Me Timbers 5K Obstacle RaceBonner Springs, KSYeti Shiver Me Timbers