Mid-America Running Association  
Schedule of Kansas City Local and Regional Races 
 
  For changes or additions, send email to Jay at jkraupp@everestkc.net.         
  Listings are based on information provided to us, and are subject to change.   Please check race websites for more information.
  This schedule includes KC Metro and generally within a 2 hour drive from KC, and, selected other events.   
  MARA GP indicates a MARA Grand Prix event.   If multiple distances are run that day, the Grand Prix distance is underlined.
  Events are listed in order of Date-Day, and then by Start Time, so that on any given day, the Evening events are listed after the Morning events.
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  USATF schedule including Television schedule:    http://www.usatf.org/calendars    
  USATF searchable list of certified courses, with course maps for your review:   http://www.usatf.org/events/courses/search/
  RRCA Road Runners Club of America, searchable national schedule:    http://www.rrca.org/events/find/  
Updated December 12, 2011.   Since the Dec 8 version, this now has the 2012 MARA GP.   There are other new events listed as well.   
Date Day Start Name & Distance Race Location Website  / Registration Race Contact, Notes, More websites
    DECEMBER 2011     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
12/17/2011 Sat tba Stuff the Sleigh 5K Kansas City, KS www.runkansascity.com runkansascity@aol.com
12/31/2011 Sat 11:59 PM New Year’s Day Run TBD www.runkansascity.com runkansascity@aol.com
2012 EVENTS 
    JANUARY 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
1/1/2012 Sun 12:01 AM Run the First 5K tba www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1990915
Rusty Collins
Run Kansas City
1/1/2012 Sun 10:00 AM New Years’ Fun Run, 0-12 miles Athletic Club of Overland Park, 10440 Marty, Overland Park, KS www.kctrack.org  Paved bike path, out and back.
New! 1/1/2012 Sun Noon Polar Barefoot Run, 1/2 to 1 mile barefoot fun run  Roe Park 104th and Roe, Overland Park, KS www.barefootrunner.org "Barefoot" Rick Roeber, 816-668-8763
1/7/2012 Sat 8:30AM Polar Bear Fun Run 5K/10K Warrensburg Community Center, 445 East Gay Street, Warrensburg, MO   $10 / $12.  Register by calling Warrensburg Community Center at 660-747-7178 and paying by credit/debit card, or visit the Center in person.   Enter 1 week in advance to get a shirt.   Heather Birchard, 660-747-7178 
New! 1/7/2012 and 1/8/2012 Sat & Sun vrs Heartland Youth / High School Indoor Track & Field Meet JCCC Field House, Overland Park, KS  http://www.heartlandathleticservices.com/Links/2012%20Heartland%20YOUTH-HS%20Indoor%20T&F%20Meet%20Infomation%20Guide.pdf Entries close Jan 1, and there is no entry after that nor on event days.
1/14/2012 Sat 8:00AM U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, Men and Women Houston, TX www.houston2012.com NBC TV will show the race from 2pm to 4 pm today.
1/15/2012 Sun 9:00 AM Psychodelic 5K Trail Run, Ice Edition Wyandotte County Lake Park, Shelter #2,  Kansas City, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Rocky and Hilly Trails
1/21/2012 Sat 9:00 AM Battle of the Bean 5K Foo's Fabulous Frozen Custard 9421 Mission Rd, Leawood, KS  www.battleofthebean5k.com Steve Blew  steve@kcrunningcompany.com  816-416-0390
1/21/2012 Sat 10:00 AM Turner Annual Frostbite 5K Pierson Park, Upper Shelter, 55th Street, KC, KS   David Vaughn, 913.288.3389, vaughnd@turnerusd202.org
1/21/2012 Sat 11:00 AM 30th Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon.  MARA GP Fairlawn Plaza Mall, Topeka, KS www.sunflowerstriders.org  Brad Rhoden, Sunflower Striders, 785.273.6331, See ad in both Oct/Nov and Dec/Jan issues of Master Pieces magazine.
1/21/2012 Sat 7:00 AM City of Mission Indoor Triathlon Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center, 6200 Martway, Mission. KS www.sylvesterpowell.com Natalie Lucas, Recreation Programmer, City of Mission Parks & Recreation, 913.722.8222, nlucas@missionks.org   
1/21/2012 Sun 8:00 AM Resolution 5K Run/Walk The Starting Block, Springfield, MO http://www.ultramaxtri.com/timing/2011/2011_Res_Run/Results_Index_SPFD_RR_11.html Two 5K's, one starting from each of the two store locations
1/28/2012 Sat TBD  Polar Bear Strut 5K Run/Walk benefitting Special Olympics Kansas  Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, KS www.ksso.org http://www.firstgiving.com/ksso/2012-kc-metro-polar-strut-5k-run        Amber Hellwig,  913.789.0347,  hellwiga@ksso.org
1/29/2012 Sun 9:00 AM: 5K & 10:00 AM: 10K  Children’s TLC Groundhog Run 5K & 10K   MARA GP (10K) Hunt Midwest Subtropolis, 8300 NE Underground Dr., Kansas City, MO www.childrenstlc.org  
    FEBRUARY 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
2/5/2012 Sun 9:00 AM Buffalo Run 8K & 5K, and 1K Kids Run Parkville Nature Sanctuary, Parkville, MO www.runkansascity.com runkansascity@aol.com      See ad in Dec-Jan issue of Master Pieces Magazine 
2/5/2012 Sun 12:30 PM Super Bowl Run 4 miles Linwood Park, Wichita, KS http://runwichita.org/race_calandar.php Mark markhc@swbell.net  316-617-4840 
2/11/2012 Sat 9:00AM Cupids Chase 5K Warrensburg Community Center, 445 East Gay Street, Warrensburg, MO   $10.  Register by calling Warrensburg Community Center at 660-747-7178 and paying by credit/debit card, or visit the Center in person.   Enter 1 week in advance to get a shirt.   Heather Birchard, 660-747-7178 
2/11/2012 Sat 8:00 AM Run Toto Run Trail Runs 50K / 20 mi. / 10mi. Wyandotte County Lake Park, Kansas City, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/id7.html Ben Holmes, 816.810.0440, badbendrs@yahoo.com
2/11/2012 Sat 9:00 A.M Love2Run 4 Mile Run/Walk Columbia, MO www.love2runmu.com Patrick Hansen  readysetresults@gmail.com
2/11/2012 Sat 9:00 A.M Love2Run 4 Mile Run Free State High School, Lawrence, KS www.love2runku.com Troy Fitzgerald  Troy@kcrunningcompany.com
2/12/2012 Sun 9:00 A.M Love2Run 4 Mile Run Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport, Kansas City, MO www.love2runkc.com Troy Fitzgerald  Troy@kcrunningcompany.com
    MARCH 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
3/3/2012 Sat 8:30 AM Truffle Shuffle 5K Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS http://www.janaepinker.org/fundraiser.htm Rusty Collins, RunwRus@aol.com
3/3/2012 Sat 8:30 AM Mrs Robinson's Romp 5K, 10K, Trail Run Wyandotte County Lake Park, Shelter #14,  Kansas City, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Rocky and Hilly Trails
3/4/2012 Sun 8:00 AM Little Rock Marathon, HalfMarathon, and 10K Little Rock, AR www.littlerockmarathon.com  
New! 3/10/2012 Sat 9:00 AM Clinton Soccer 10K, 5K, & 1 Mi Walk  1106 S. 2nd Street, Clinton, MO www.clintonmissourisoccer.com  
3/10/2012 Sat 10:00 AM 34th Annual Westport St. Patrick’s Day Run 4 Miles Corner of Westport Rd. & Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO http://kctrack.org/st-pats-4-miler/  www.kctrack.org and kctcrunner@gmail.com 
3/17/2012 Sat 8:00 A.M Dash for Diabetes 5K Liiberty Memorial Park, Kansas City, MO http://www.dashfordiabetes.com/ Chelsea Luebbert at cluebbert@kcumb.edu and Jenni Weeks at jweeks@kcumb.edu
3/24/2012 Sat 8:00 A.M Diva Dash Women's 5K Run/Walk Park Place, 117th and Nall, Leawood, KS www.divadashkc.com Brad Ziegler  brad@kcrunningcompany.com
3/31/2012 Sat 8:00 AM Circle the Square 5K Run and Walk Historic Independence Square 607 W Lexington, Independence, MO  http://www.active.com/running/independece-mo/circle-the-square-presented-by-young-friends-of-csl-2011 Doug Cowan (816) 912-4484 cowand@cslcares.org
3/31/2012 Sat 8:00 AM 1st Ability 5K Swope Park Bandstand, Kansas City, MO   Shannon, SMaloney@eitas.org,  BJ@BJtheDJ.com   816-509-7943
3/31/12 Sat 9:00 AM Dam Run 5K/12K Clinton Lake, Adult Softball Complex, Lawrence, KS   Duane Peterson, 785.832.7940, dpeterson@ci.lawrence.ks.us
    APRIL 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
4/1/2012 Sun 6:00 AM Brew to Brew 44 Miles Relay & Solo From: Boulevard Brewery, Kansas City, MO To: Freestate Brewery, Lawrence, KS www.brewtobrew.com Lou Joline, 816.228.3842
4/7/2012 Sat 8:00 AM Run for Mercy 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run, Kids Fun Run Mill Valley HS, 5900 Monticello Road, Shawnee, KS http://oceansofmercy.com/events/run-for-mercy.html Gene Willis,  genew@oceansofmercy.com , 913.485.7447 
4/7/2012 Sat 9:00 AM Havin’ A Crappie Day 5K Run & 1 mi. fun run Stockton State Park Marina, 18610 E. 2000th Road, Dadeville, MO http://www.stocktonstateparkmarina.com/11.html
Benefitting additional trails within the park. Joy Weis: crappieda5k@hotmail.com <crappieda5k@hotmail.com>
417-664-3355 
4/7/2012 Sat   Starfish Stride 5K Walk/Run TBD Royal Family KIDS Camp More info to follow
New! 4/7/2012 Sat 8:30 AM Run for Life 10 mile solo, 10 mi relay, 2 mi fun run,  MARA GP (10 Mi) Lee Arena (runner’s expo and packet pickup).  Moore Bowl (race start & finish).  Washburn University, 1700 SW College, Topeka, KS www.runforlife.us Dave Provorse, Washburn Running Club, 785.670.1565, 785-249-8875, dave.provorse@washburn.edu
4/14/2012 Sat 7:30 AM Rock the Parkway Half Marathon, 5K    MARA GP (HalfM) Ward Parkway, KC, MO www.rocktheparkway.com KC Running Company, troy@rocktheparkway.com 
4/14/2012 Sat 7:00 AM Eisenhower Marathon, Half marathon, 10K and 5K Eisenhower Presidential Center, Abilene, KS http://www.eisenhowermarathon.com/  
4/14/2012 Sat 9:00 AM American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb, 34 Flight Stairclimb Town Pavilion, 1100 Walnut,  Kansas City, MO http://www.lungusa.org/pledge-events/mo/kansas-city-climb  
4/14/2012 and 4-15-2012 Sat & Sun Vrs Go! St. Louis Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, Marathon Relay Downtown St. Louis, MO http://www.gostlouis.org/marathon-weekend/about.html There are events on both days.  See website
4/16/2012 Mon   BAA Boston Marathon Hopkinton, MA www.baa.org  
4-18 to 4-21-2012 Weds thru Sat   85th Annual Kansas Relays Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS http://www.kuathletics.com/sports/c-relay/ To my knowledge, there is no event you and I can run in, but we can sure watch.   I will add details here, as they become known.  Jay
4/21/2012 Sat 7:00 AM Oz Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K  Olathe, KS www.olathe.org/cvb/sports/Marathon/information_registatration.html  www.active.com
4/21/2012 Sat 7am, 8am 6th annual Free State Trail Run, 100K, 40-Mile, Trail Marathon & 1/2-Marathon Clinton State Park, Lawrence, KS 6th annual Free State Trail Run, 100K, 40-Mile, Trail Marathon & 1/2-Marathon  
4/21/2012 Sat 8:30 AM Running the Rails for a Reason 5K Osawatomie Railroad Museum, 628 Main St., Osawatomie, KS 66064 https://secure.eventunited.com/kcsc/RunningtheRailsforaReason5k2012/Register.aspx Sarah Dorsett 913-731-2162, 
4/21/2012 Sat 9:00 AM American Lung Association’s Fight For Air Climb Wichita Cessna Stadium – Wichita State University, 1845 N. Fairmount, Wichita, KS http://www.FightForAirClimb.org (early bird registration of $15 till December 31st)
4/21/12 Sat 9:30 AM Royal TRACS 5K & Royal Kids Fun Run (1 mi.) Northeast Community Center, 680 Knox Lane, Manhattan, KS www.royaltracs5K.com info@royaltracs5k.com,  Glenda at 785-776-9260.   Out-and-back course along the Big Blue River.  This is a Mixed Trail    
4/22/2012 Sun 7:30AM Kansas Half Marathon, 5K, 10K Haskell Indian Nations University, 155 Indian Avenue, Lawrence, KS http://www.kansashalfmarathon.com/ Troy Fitzgerald,  troy@kansashalfmarathon.com
4/29/2012 Sun AM The Trolley Run 4 mile run/walk  MARA GP 75th and Wornall, Kansas City, MO www.trolleyrun.org Susan Belger Angulo, CCVI, 816.841.2284 x2017
4/29/2012 Sun 6:30AM Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Oklahoma City, OK http://www.okcmarathon.com/  
    MAY 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
5/4/2012 Fri 11:59 PM (midnight) Special Olympics Pay It Forward Midnight 5K  11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway Leawood, KS http://www.active.com/running/leawood-ks/special-olympic-pay-it-forward-midnight-5k-and-fun-run-2012 http://www.ksso.org/
New! 5/5/2012 Sat 8:00 AM Kansas Heart & Sole Classic 5K/10K  MARA GP Johnson County Courthouse Square, Santa Fe & Cherry, Olathe, KS www.olatherunningclub.com  Gwen Boone, 913.856.4653
5/5/2012 Sat tba Commando Run - 3.5 mil Obstacle course K-10 and Ridgeview, Olathe, KS http://commandorun.com/ www.sportkc.org
5/6/2012 Sun 7:00 AM Lincoln Marathon (35th Annual) Lincoln, NE http://www.lincolnrun.org/marathon.htm Registration opens in December 2011
5/12/2012 Sat 7:30 AM Running with the Cows Half marathon & 5K Holy Rosary Wea School, 227th & Metcalf, Overland Park, KS http://www.runningwiththecows.com/ Troy Fitzgerald  Troy@runningwiththecows.com , 
5/12/2012 Sat 8:00 AM Rock On Lake Perry 50K, 1/2-Marathon, 5K, Trail Runs Branded B Ranch, Lake Perry, Meriden, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Rocky & hilly trails
New! 5/12/2012 Sat 8:00 AM Truman Run 5K Run/Walk  MARA GP Sunshine Center 607 W. Lexington, Independence, MO www.trumanrun.org Scott Beck, 816.645.8480, kocfs6794@comcast.net
5/13/2012 Sun AM KC Express Mother’s Day 5K Run/Walk for Women  MARA GP Corporate Woods, College & Antioch, Overland Park, KS www.mothersdayrun.com June Moore,  racedirectormd5k@kcexpress.org. 
5/20/2012 Sun 8:00 AM Granny Pants Run™ 5k and Fashion Extravaganza Scott Fitness, Broadway Valentine Shopping Center, 3600 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 5k walk, Granny Pants Run Home racedirector@grannypantsrun.com
5/20/2012 Sun 8:00 AM Outpacing Melanoma 5K Run/Walk and Dot to Dot Kid Trot Corporate Woods - Overland Park, KS http://www.sportkc.org/ Kelly Klover - kcklover@everestkc.net
5/20/12 Sun 8:00 AM Five Trails ½ Marathon Richard Warren Middle School,10th Ave & Gatewood, Leavenworth, KS http://www.fivetrailshalfmarathon.com USATF Certification #KS09090BG  (asphalt & concrete surfaces w/ finish on school track).  The TAPS Run and Remember Team is a charitable partner.   Carol Bazemore, Race Director 913-240-8727  
5/26/2012 Sat tba Shawnee Mission Park Hot Trot 5K / 10K Half Marathon   Shawnee Mission Park, Theatre in the Park, Shawnee, KS http://www.enter2run.com/Search/event.aspx?event=e617b83f-da7a-407f-b90a-3593bc999887.aspx   Jordan Clayton, 816.344.6026, Jordan@run-areyouin.com , OR,  www.run-areyouin.com for a PDF file of registration form to print out
    JUNE 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
6/2/2012 Sat 7:00 AM Hospital Hill Run, Half Marathon, 10K / 5K Crown Center, Pershing & Grand, Kansas City, MO www.hospitalhillrun.com Beth Salinger, Beth@hospitalhillrun.com.com ,  Early bird registration is open.
6/16/2012 Sat 8:00 AM Hope Challenge 5K Frank A. Theis Park, 48th and Oak, Kansas City, MO   Jamie Gunn, Jamie.g4@gmail.com , 913.708.2379    A fast-flat run through the Plaza   Entry Fee $25.00.  Chip Timmed-Cash Prizes-Fun Family Events following the race.
6/16/2012 Sat 8:00 AM Summer Intro 2.8-mile Trail Run Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS (Shelter 14) http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Rocky & hilly trails
New! 6/16/2012 Sat 7:00 AM Lucky 13.1 Half Marathon & 5K RayPec High School, Peculiar, MO www.RayPecCC.com  Jamin Swift, RohoCC@yahoo.com ,
6/17/12 Sun 7:30 AM 25th Annual Village Shalom Father’s Day 5K & 10K Run/Walk Village Shalom, 5500 West 123rd St., Overland Park, KS www.fathersdayrun.org  
6/22/2012 Fri 8:30 PM Rock the Night Away Trail Run 5K, 10K, Half Branded B Ranch, Lake Perry, Meriden, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Rocky & hilly trails, night run
    JULY 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
7/4/2012 Wed 7:00 AM 34th Annual Lenexa Freedom Run 5K/10K  Old Town Lenexa, Sante Fe & Pflumm, Lenexa, KS http://www.lenexa.com/parks/festivals_freedom.html  
New! 7/7/2012 Sat TBD  Eudora Horsethief Run, 5K Run, 1 Mi Fun Run   MARA GP W 9th St & Main St,  Eudora, KS http://eudoracrosscountry.com/ Paul Boone, 785.542.4960, horsethiefrun@gmail.com
7/8/2012 Sun 9:00 AM Psychodelic 5K Trail Run (Fire Edition) Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS (Shelter 2) http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Rocky & hilly trails
7/13/2012 Fri 7:00 PM Sunflower State GamesGovernor’s Cup 5/10K Run, 5K Walk Hummer Sports Park, 6th & MacVicar, Topeka, KS http://www.sunflowergames.com/ Brad Rhoden      785-224-5193    
7/14/2012 Sat 8am, 9am 6th annual Psycho Psummer Run Toto Run, 10-Mile, 20-Mile & 50-kilometer trail run Shelter 2, Wyandotte County Lake Park, KC, KS 6th annual Psycho Psummer Run Toto Run, 10-Mile, 20-Mile & 50-kilometer trail run  
7/28/2012 Sat 7:30 AM WIN for KC Women’s Triathlon  Smithville Lake, Smithville, MO http://www.winforkctri.org/ Reg opens in Feb 3, 2012 and website notes say  that 2011 filled in ten days.
    AUGUST 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
8/3/2012 Fri 8:00 PM Psych Night 5K & 10K Trail Run Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS (Shelter 2) http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Rocky & hilly trails,night runs
8/3/2012 Fri   Olympic 10,000 -Women  London, UK www.london2012.com  
New! 8/4/2012 Sat TBA Course of Dreams 5K open cross country run  MARA GP Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, KS  
8/4/2012 Sat   Olympic 10,000 -Men  London, UK www.london2012.com  
8/5/2012 Sun 11 AM London  time Olympic Marathon - Women London, UK www.london2012.com  
8/10/2012 Fri   Olympic 5,000 - Women London, UK www.london2012.com  
New! 8/11/2012 Sat TBA Overland Park Farmstead Stampede 5K Run / Walk  MARA GP  Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, 135th & Switzer, Overland Park, KS  
8/11/2012 Sat   Olympic 5,000 - Men London, UK www.london2012.com  
8/12/2012 Sun 11 AM London  time Olympic Marathon -Men London, UK www.london2012.com  
New! 8/25/2012 Sat 9:00 AM Heartland Open/Masters Outdoor Track & Field Meet, The 3000 meters is a MARA GP  JCCC Track Overland Park, KS  http://www.heartlandathleticservices.com/schedule.html  
8/25/2012 Sat 9:00 AM Mud and Muck 5K Unity Village, 1901 NW Blue Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Dirt road & Mud Pit
   SEPTEMBER 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
9/1/2012 Sat 9:00 AM Clinton Lake North Shore 8-Mile, 5K Trail Run Clinton State Park, Lawrence, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Rocky & hilly trails
New! 9/3/2012 Mon TBA Leawood Labor Day  Run 5K  MARA GP Leawood City Park, Lee Blvd. (south dead end) Leawood, KS www.leawood.org Brock Shafer , 913.339.6700 ext.152, brocks@leawood.org
9/8/2012 Sat 7:30 AM Olathe Medical Center Women’s Triathlon Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, KS http://jcprd.com/activities/special_events.cfm  
9/9/2012 Sun   2012 Broadway Bridge Run, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon City Market, KC, MO www.somo.org/broadwaybridgerun Jeremie Ballinger, 913.789.0332, Ballinger@somo.org 
9/15/2012 Sat AM Kansas City Zoo Run,  4 Mi. Run and 1 mi. run/walk Kansas City Zoo, Swope Park, KC, MO www.kansascityzoorun.org Lisa Drake, Event Midwest, 913.485.3254, info@eventmidwest.com
9/16/2012 Sun 7:30 AM Plaza 10K Run/Walk & Two Mile Fun Run/Walk MARA GP Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO http://www.plaza10k.com/ Troy Fitzgerald troy@kcrunningcompany.com 
New! 9/24/2012 Sat 8:00 AM UltraMax Cerner 15K MARA GP Livestrong Sporting Park, Kansas City, KS http://www.kc15k.com/      
9/30/2012 Sun 8:30 A.M Lemon Run/Walk 5K – Kansas City  Waterfall Park, Independence, MO http://www.alexslemonade.org/campaign/lemon-run-kansas-city Susan Blowey,  Susan.Blowey@alexslemonade.org, 913-708-0604.
   OCTOBER 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
10/7/2012 Sun   Chicago Marathon Chicago, IL www.chicagomarathon.com Entries open around Feb 1, 2012
New! 10/13/2012 Sat 8:00 AM Jared Coones Memorial Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk  MARA GP Blackbob Elementary, 14701 S. Brougham Dr., Olathe, KS  http://www.pumpkinrunwalk.org/   Sam Miceli, 816.822.2309, sm26375@sbcglobal.net
10/14/2012 Sun 9:00 AM Fall Fell Trail Race 7M Kill Creek Park, Olathe, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Rocky & hilly trails
10/20/2012 Sat   Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K  MARA GP (Marathon) Kansas City, MO http://www.waddellandreedkansascitymarathon.org/  
10/20/2012 Sat 800 AM Lake Perry Rocks! Trail Run 50K, Half, 5K Branded B Ranch, Lake Perry, Meriden, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Rocky & hilly trails
New! 10/27/2012 Sat 8:00 AM Halloween Hustle  5K and 10K MARA GP (10K) Unity Village, 1901 NW Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO www.HalloweenHustleKC.com Brad McCleary ,  info@bodiesbybradandjen.com , 
10/27/2012 Sat Noon Tick or Treat Trail Run 2M, 4M Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS (Shelter 9) http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Nice single-track trails
   NOVEMBER 2012     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!
New! 11/4/2012 Sun TBA Cliffhanger Run 5K run/walk, 8K run,   MARA GP Cliff Drive & Gladstone Blvd.,  KC, MO www.cliffhangerrun.com  
11/10/2012 Sat 9:00 AM Pilgrim Pacer Marathon, Half, 10K, 5K Shawnee Mission Park, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Paved bike trails
11/11/2012 Sat 9:00 AM Veteran's Day Fantastic 4 Mile Trail Run Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS (Shelter 9) http://www.psychowyco.com/index.html Nice single-track trails
11/22/2012 Thu 9:00 AM Thanksgiving Day 5K & Family Stroll Sprint Campus, 117th Street & Nall, Overland Park, KS http://www.sportkc.org/sportkc.aspx?pgID=866&event_id=634 www.sportkc.org
11/22/2012 Thu 9:00 AM Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5K/10K Run/Walk        Ward Parkway Center, 85th & Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO        www.enter2run.com information@enter2run.com
12/8/2012 Sat 10:00 AM MARA Chili Run, 6.5 mile loop on park road. Wyandotte County Lake, 91st & Leavenworth Rd.,   Kansas City, KS www.mararunning.org