Mid-America Running Association  
Schedule of Kansas City Local and Regional Races 
Updated May 12, 2013  
  Send additions, changes, corrections,  by email to Jay at jkraupp@everestkc.net.     
  I make updates around twice per month from emails received.  If I do not reply to yours, feel free to call me at home 913-894-1993 or office 816-412-7531.     
  Listings are subject to my errors, oversights, cancellations, and, Change.   Check race websites the week of the event, for the latest. 
  This schedule includes Running Races in KC Metro or a short drive from KC, and, select other events.   I add Other events if there is Running. 
  MARA GP indicates a MARA Grand Prix event.   If multiple distances are run that day, the Grand Prix distance is (shown in parentheses)
  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/  
  Some races have limited field sizes, and may fill up (sell out) early, so if you want to run a particular race, register for it quickly.    
Date Day Start Name & Distance Race Location Website  / Registration Race Contact, Fun Stuff, and More
    MAY 2013     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!  
5/12/2013 Sun 7:30 AM HP3 at Heritage Park.  Three different events:   Duathlon (RunBikeRun), 5K Race, 10K Race.   Heritage Park,
16050 Pflumm Road,
Olathe, KS
http://jcprd.com/special_events/hp_duathlon.cfm Chad Tower at 913-826-2953 or info@jcprd.com. 
5/12/2013 Sun 8:00 AM KC Express Mother’s Day 5K Run/Walk for Women. Corporate Woods, College & Antioch, Overland Park, KS www.mothersdayrun.com  
5/18/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Gogirlrun - Women's HalfMarathon and 5K Run/Walk Olathe, KS http://gogirlrun.com Contact  / Email: Kaela Rorvig / info@ultramaxsports.com    Benefitting Komen of Greater KC and WIN for KC
5/18/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Kansas City Corporate Challenge Half Marathon  (Registered Corporations' employees only) 132nd & Metcalf,
Overland Park, KS
More info can be found at www.kccorporatechallenge.com  Phone: 913.831.2222    The Kansas City Corporate Challenge Half Marathon is a private race event.  Companies must be registered in the 2013 Games (by February) in order for employees to be eligible to compete.
5/18/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Merriam Turkey Creek Festival 5K, Walk & Youth Sprint  MARA GP Merriam Community Center, 5701 Merriam Drive, Merriam, KS www.merriam.org/park Contact: Dave Smothers, daves@merriam.org
5/18/2013 Sat 8:00 AM 3rd Annual Miles Against Melanoma 5K Run/Walk Blue Springs South High School
120 SE Adams Dairy Parkway
Blue Springs, MO
http://www.mamkc.com/ mamkc5k@yahoo.com
5/18/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Cargotec For the Boys 5K Walk/Run Cargotec Facility
415 E. Dundee St,
Ottawa, KS 
http://www.cargotec5k2013.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/For-the-Boys-Cargotec-5K-WalkRun-2013,    Contact:   cargotec5k2013@gmail.com
5/18/2013 Sat 9:00 AM 4th Restoration 5K Run 9876 Hickman Mills Dr.
Kansas City, MO
http://www.active.com/running/kansas-city-mo/4th-annual-restoration-run-2013 Dennis-Crosspoint@msn.com, 913-424-2998
BJ@BJtheDJcom, 816-509-7943
5/18/2013 Sat 10:00 AM Color Craze 5K Fun Run / Walk Forest Park
Ottawa, S
http://colorcraze5K.org This run is benefiting Communities in Schools - Ottawa.   An untimed "color" event that runs through Historic Downtown Ottawa.
Becky Nevergold, 785-229-8135, becky@cisofottawa.org
5/19/2013 Sun 8:30 AM 6th Annual Woofstock 5K Fun Run & 1 Mile Walk Zona Rosa Shopping Center, Kansas City, MO http://www.pcnaws.org/ Contact Jane Daniel 816-686-1128.  Event is dog friendly, and benefits:  NAWS (Northland Animal Welfare Society).  Register at NAWS website or www.active.com
5/19/2013 Sun 7:30 AM Kansas City Triathlon (International and Sprint distances) Longview Lake, Lees Summit, MO http://www.kansascitytriathlon.com/race/ info@kansascitytriathlon.com     Register: https://www.eventunited.com/Events/Kansas-City-Sport-Commission/Kansas-City-Triathlon-2013/Register/Participation
5/19/2013 Sun 8:00 AM Five Trails HalfMarathon and 10K Richard Warren Middle School,
10th Ave & Gatewood, Leavenworth, KS
http://www.fivetrailshalfmarathon.com/ USATF Certification #KS09090BG  (asphalt & concrete surfaces w/ finish on school track).  All registered runners receive a 100% performance fabric t-shirt and custom medal!  All proceeds go to support the Leavenworth Historical Society.  Contact Carol Bazemore fivetrailsrun@yahoo.com  913 240 8727

  
5/19/2013 Sun AM, tbd 5150 Triathlon Kansas Clinton Lake, Lawrence, KS www.5150kansas.com Ultramax Events  www.ultramaxsports.com
5/24 and 5/25/2013 Fri Sat   Kansas State High School Track & Field Championships Cessna Stadium at Wichita State University, Wichita, KS http://www.kshsaa.org/Public/Track/State.cfm  
5/25/2013 Sat AM, tbd Gogirlrun - Women's HalfMarathon and 5K Run/Walk Columbia, MO http://ultramaxtri.com/gogirlrun/ Contact  / Email: Kaela Rorvig / info@ultramaxsports.com    Benefitting Komen of Greater KC and WIN for KC
New! 5/25/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Table Rock Half-Marathon & 5k Lakeshore Trail, Dewey Short Visitors Center, just south of Table Rock Dam, Hwy 165 Branson, MO   Becky Lowrance  417-294-4775 or email  becran4@gmail.com.   Run on smooth, asphalt surfaced trail
5/25/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Run for Rachel 5K, and 1mi Walk Grain Valley South Middle School, 901 E Ryan Rd., 
Grain Valley MO
www.RunForRachel.org Chip timed Run
New! 5/25/2013 Sat 9:30 AM Brat Trot 5k run/walk (timed event) with a kids’ fun run afterward Topeka, KS Register Online:  http://www.active.com/running/topeka-ks/second-annual-brat-trot-2013 This is our Second Annual Brat Trot, which is a kick-off event to the Sacred Heart-St. Joseph Germanfest, which takes place the following weekend.  Age group awards will be given out, and Brats are served to all participants at the end of the race.  More info: http://www.sacredheartstjosephcatholic.org/Germanfest.html
5/27/2013 Mon 8:00 AM 26th Annual Amy Thompson Run for Brain Injury Classic 8K Run,  and 5K Run,  and 1 mile Walk. MARA GP (8K) Loose Park, 5100 Wornall, Kansas City, MO www.amythompsonrun.org   
5/27/2013 Mon 8:00 AM The Home Run 5K 11th and Massachusetts, Lawrence, KS   Heather Duris  (816) 721-6121 
Proceeds to Family Promise and Lawrence Community Shelter
    JUNE 2013     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!  
6/1/2013 Sat 7:00 AM 40th Hospital Hill Run, Half Marathon, 10K / 5K  MARA GP (Half Marathon) Crown Center, Pershing & Grand, Kansas City, MO www.hospitalhillrun.com Beth Salinger, Beth@hospitalhillrun.com.com ,  
6/1/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Parkville Saturday Morning Run group training run, (non-competitive, using the park trail) West Parking Lot at English Landing Park, Parkville, MO none David V. Crawford, 816-389-3987 
David.V.Crawford@usace.army.mil   This will be on the park trail loop, and run according to your ability.    No charge.
New! 6/1/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Little Sister of Lady Liberty Renovation 5K Central Park,
618 Main
Concordia, MO
http://concordialions.com/news.html
Race Day Registration $20.   Nancy Deatheridge 660-909-6829
New! 6/1 and 6/2 2013  Sat / Sun 8:00 AM The Color Run 5K  Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO
http://thecolorrun.com/kansascity/
Event is held both days at 8AM.      
6/1/2013 Sat 8:30 AM Journey for Jo 5K Run/Walk & Kids Dash Washburn University, Topeka, KS Website: http://www.journeyforjo.com/ Race contact, fun stuff & more: info@journeyforjo.com, family friendly event, certified course, chip timing, fun activities for kids, strollers welcome
6/1/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Benton Park 5K Run/Walk/Stroll: Reclaiming the '80s! Benton Park, 3100 S Jefferson (@ Arsenal), Saint Louis, MO www.bpnastl.org/20135k 80s themed, family-friendly event in historic Benton Park neighborhood. Music, costume contests, great prizes… including edible medal from Gus' Pretzels to all finishers. Strollers & leashed dogs welcome.
New! 6/1/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Denice Butler Memorial 5K run/walk  Crowder College,
601 Laclede Ave.
Neosho, MO (north parking lot)
www.newmaccasa.org There will be prizes awarded for the winners in each division, and there is also a drawing for $50.  The first 100 entries will receive a free t-shirt, and light snacks will be furnished after the race.  There is also a 1 mile course for walkers who do not wish to do the entire 5K.  Contact information: Christina Durington, 417-312-5515 cdurington@newmaccasa.org
6/1/2013 Sat 8:45 PM Firecracker 5K Run/Walk  Mound City, KS http://www.firecracker5k.net Contact: Regi Casner   info@redteamracing.com   Participants will enjoy a nighttime run lit up with fireworks, and glow sticks and bracelets.  Closed course, chip timed, medals for top finishers and random drawings for give aways. All participants will receive a Firecracker 5k event shirt.
6/8/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Sophie's Run at Lake Waukomis  5K Run/Walk, 1 mi walk Lake Waukomis I-20 & 72nd St., Lake Waukomis, MO www.runsophies5k.com/ Theresa Edwards / 816-419-8836 or tke147@gmail.com  Benefitting Park Hill School District's Assistive Technology Library
6/8/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Miles for Meals 5K Run/Walk Heritage Park, 16050 Pflumm, Olathe, KS http://treasurer.jocogov.org/tre/milesformeals.aspx The proceeds from this event will go to support several local food pantries within Johnson County. Since this is a fun run/walk, strollers and ipods are welcome (sorry no pets)! This event will be officially timed with results.
New! 6/8/2013 Sat 8:00 AM 5k Run and 1/2 mile kids fun run  Lake Jacomo Shelter 14 in Blue Springs, MO.   http://www.enter2run.com/search/event.aspx?id=19279. Contact Joshua Haney    haney@ucmo.edu
Proceeds go to benefit kids with Sensory Processing Disorder
6/8/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Northland Early Education Center’s PIONEER RUN (5K Run  & 2-Mile Walk) English Landing Park in Parkville, MO www.neeckids.org Andrea McKown, 816-420-9005 or andrea@neec.us,  Event benefiting NEEC’s early intervention and education services for children in the Northland.
6/9/2013 Sun   Ironman 70.3 Kansas1.2 mile swim + 56 mile bike + 13.1 mile run Lawrence, KS www.ironmankansas.com  
6/9/2013 Sun 7:30 AM On The Run 5K Run, and Walk Lansing Historical Museum,
115 E. Kansas, Lansing, KS
www.lansing.ks.us Linda Lockwood, Race Director.   llock715@yahoo.com.   Goes through the historic rounds of the Lansing Correctional Facility.    Chip-timed .    USA Track Certified Course #certification number is USATF#KS01011BG.   Atlternate website   wwwenter2run.com
New! 6/9/2013 Sun 7:30 AM Boots n Daisy Dukes 5K Bass Pro in Independence Mo  www.bootsanddaisydukes5K.com Country Music, Finishers Medal, Race Shirt and Truckers Hat, and activities for the whole family!
6/14/2013 Fri 9:00 PM Night Flight 5K Harris Park, Lee’s Summit, MO https://register.cityofls.net/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/wbsearch.html?wbsi=c8beb692-a983-2f9b-e211-b58529c81138&xxcim=0&xxmod=AR&xxrowid=0x000000000041d502&xxfrom=wb0330.html Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation at (816) 969-1500, or e-mail  lspr@cityofls.net     There is a pool party afterwards included in entry fee.
6/15/2013 Sat 7:00 AM CC & 8:00 AM Road Sanctuary of Hope’s“ 14th Annual Run the Good Race ”5K Cross County Course, 5K Road Course 2601 Ridge Ave.,
Kansas City, KS
www.sanctuaryofhope.org  
or at http://www.sportkc.org/ 
Contact SOH at 913-321-4673 or Bill Page at 913-645-3365.     Register  Each entry includes pancake breakfast and t-shirt.
6/15/2013 Sat 7:30 AM 33nd Annual St Francis Health Center Topeka Tinman Triathlon Lake Shawnee, Topeka, KS http://ultramaxtri.com/tinmantri/ Intermediate and Sprint length Triathlons, and a Duathlon.   Contact Email: Kaela Rorvig / info@ultramaxsports.com
6/15/2013 Sat 7:30 AM 9th Annual Teri Mathis Zenner 5k Run/Walk Heritage Park, Shelter #1, 16050 Pflumm, Olathe, KS 66062 http://www.enter2run.com/search/event.aspx?id=18965 Robert Thompson, rwt2ks@yahoo.com, 913-631-7700, Chris Cakes Pancake Breakfast for all Participants, Free Kids Dash
Additional Link: http://www.active.com/5k-race/olathe-ks/teri-mathis-zenner-5k-run-walk-2013
6/15/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Summer Intro 2.8-mile Trail Run Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS  http://www.psychowyco.com/id55.html Ben Holmes  816-810-0440  badbendrs@yahoo.com
6/15/2013 Sat 7:30 AM Kevin Gray  5K Run, and Kids Fun Run Community America Ballpark, Kansas City, KS http://www.sportkc.org/sportkc.aspx?pgID=866&event_id=852  
6/15/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Hero Up and Run, For the Children.    5K/10K Run, 1 mile Walk  Pathways Community Health, 1278 West Hwy 40, Odessa, MO www.active.com/
running/odessa-mo/hero-up-2nd-annual-
for-the-children-run-2013
Proceeds benefit the For The Children Foundation.   Contact Theresa Presley 660-563-0607  tpresley@pbhc.org    
New! 6/16/2013 Sun 8:00 AM Hell Creek on Heels 5k/15k Trail Run/Walk Switchgrass Trail,
Wilson Lake State Park, KS
(30 mi West of Salina, just off I-70)
http://www.wildwithinyou.com 785-650-1620
sarakay@wildwithinyou.com
6/21/2013 Fri 8:15 PM Rock the Night Away Trail Run 5K, 10K, Half Branded B Ranch, Lake Perry, Meriden, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/lakeperrytrailruns/id14.html Ben Holmes  816-810-0440  badbendrs@yahoo.com, night run
New! 6/22/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Spirit Race 5K Run/Walk Community America Ballpark,
1800 West Village Parkway
Kansas City, KS
website is spiritrace.com In support of SAF-K (the Student Athlete Foundation of Kansas) and exists to provide appropriate medical coverage to the high school student-athletes in Wyandotte and Leavenworth counties through the use of certified athletic trainers.  The proceeds from our race will be used to purchase AEDs for each of our 9 athletic trainers to carry with them.   Contact: bmeek@saf-k.org 
6/29/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Firecracker Flight 5K and 10K TBA Kansas City area. http://www.bodiespersonaltraining.com/firecracker-flight-5k-10k-run.html Part of the Healthy Holiday Fun Run Series.  Maeghan Weygandt 816-616-2138
6/29/2013 Sat AM, tbd 5150 Triathlon St Louis Innsbrook, MO  http://ultramaxsports.com/race/events/ International Distance Triathlon.   Contact Email: Kaela Rorvig / info@ultramaxsports.com
6/30/2013 Sun 7:00 AM Double Road Race Overland Park:  Run 10K and  Run 5K and the results are totalled.   Corporate Woods, 9401 Indian Creek Parkway, Overland Park, KS http://www.doubleroadraceoverlandpark.com/ Bruce Gilbert, Race Director 816-223-7154
New! 6/30/2013 Sun 8:00 AM Hell Creek Off-Road Duathlon Switchgrass Trail,
Wilson Lake State Park, KS
(30 mi West of Salina, just off I-70)
http://www.wildwithinyou.com 785-650-1620
sarakay@wildwithinyou.com
    JULY 2013     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!  
7/4/2013 Thu 7:00 AM 35th Annual Lenexa Freedom Run 5K/10K  Old Town Lenexa, Sante Fe & Pflumm, Lenexa, KS http://www.lenexa.com/parks/festivals_freedom.html  
7/4/2013 Thu 7:00 AM Ward Parkway 4 on the 4th  (4 miles) Ward Parkway Center,
8680 State Line,
Kansas City, MO
http://www.enter2run.com/search/event.aspx?id=18139 Along scenic Ward Parkway and includes a fantastic post-race celebration! Bib chip timing!   USATF Certified Course # MO12015LJ
New! 7/4/2013 Thu 7:30 AM Cameron Regional Medical Center 4-mile run, 2-mile walk and kids fun run Recreation Park,
221 Seminary,
Cameron, MO
www.active.com Bob Risser, rdrisser@centurytel.net, 816-632-7340
7/4/2013 Thu   36th Annual Coors Freedom Run, 10K and 5K Road Races Junction City, KS http://manhattanrunningco.com/ai1ec_event/coors-freedom-run-10k-and-5k/?instance_id=142#.USPLZqVthJo Trey Vernon
Manhattan Running Company
treyvernon@manhattanrunningco.com
785-320-6363
7/6/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Parkville Saturday Morning Run group training run, (non-competitive, using the park trail) West Parking Lot at English Landing Park, Parkville, MO none David V. Crawford, 816-389-3987 
David.V.Crawford@usace.army.mil   This will be on the park trail loop, and run according to your ability.    No charge.
7/6/2013 Sat 7:30 AM Darren Sproles 5K  Run/Walk Southcreek Office Park,
7200 West 132nd Street, Overland Park, KS
http://www.sproles5k.com/ Benefits Sproles Empowered Youth Foundation
7/7/2013 Sun 9:00 AM Psychodelic 5K Trail Run (Fire Edition) Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS (Shelter #2) http://www.psychowyco.com/id69.html Ben Holmes  816-810-0440  badbendrs@yahoo.com
7/13/2013 Sat 8AM, 9AM Psycho Psummer Run Toto Run,  50K,  2 Mile, 10 Mile Trail Runs Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS  http://www.psychowyco.com/id75.html Ben Holmes  816-810-0440  badbendrs@yahoo.com
7/13/2013 Sat 7:30 AM Eudora Horsethief Run, 5K RaceMARA GP  9th & Main St,
Eudora, KS
http://eudoracrosscountry.com/ Paul Boone, 785.542.4960,
EHS XC Fundraiser   
7/13/2013 Sat 7:30 PM 5K,
8:30 PM 10K 
Midnight Madness 5K and 10K  City Hall, Downtown
Ames, Iowa
http://www.amesmidnightmadness.com/ An Iowa Classic for over 40 years! A great Night race with fantastic post race party including food, beer garden, and live band   Roman Lynch 515-231-9995   romanlynch@mchsi.com
  (You can even run both races and try for the Combo division awards.)  
7/14/2013 Sun 7:00 AM 29th Annual Shawnee Mission Triathlon Presented by Johnson County Park & Recreation District Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, KS http://jcprd.com/special_events/smp_triathlon.cfm  Chad Tower at 913-826-2953 or info@jcprd.com.
New! 7/14/2013 Sun 9:00 AM Jingle in July 5K Run / Walk Meritex UNDERGROUND Executive Park,
17501 W 98th St
Lenexa, KS
www.JingleinJuly.org Steve Rock, 913.262.2233, srock@arthritis.org
7/20/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Fort Riley 10-5-2 Mile Prairie Run  King Field House, Bldg. 202 Custer Ave,
Fort Riley, KS 
register on active.com or runsignup.com
Three different races, a 10 mile, 5 mile and 2 mile race.  Each race is open to the Fort Riley military community and the general public.  The 10 mile race will be used as a qualifier to assist in organizing an active duty team to represent Fort Riley at the Army 10-Miler in Washington D.C.  For rules and qualification information, contact the Sports Office at (785) 240-1086.  The 2 mile race is not a fun run.  Dogs, strollers, baby joggers, etc, and headsets are not allowed on the race course. 
7/20/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Julia's Warriors Run for Hope - 5K Run & 1 mile Walk Smithville High School,
645 S. Commercial,
Smithville, MO
www.juliaswarriorsrunforhope.com  Jodi Green    juliasrunforhope@gmail.com, 
7/20/2013 Sat 7:30 AM 16th Annual Amelia Earhart  8K / 2K  Fun Run Atchison Family YMCA, Atchison, KS http://www.kansascityymca.org/ Lisa Howard, 913.367.4948, LisaHoward@KansasCityYMCA.org
New! 7/20/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Color Storm 5K Run West Bottoms, Kansas City, MO www.colorstormrun.com Contact colorstormrun@gmail.com
7/27/2013 Sat 7:30 AM WIN for KC Women’s Triathlon Smithville Lake, Smithville, MO http://www.winforkctri.org/ Reg opened  Feb 1 and filled fast.
7/27/2013 Sat 7:15 AM and vrs. see far right--> Kansas City Cross Country Challenge 5K and Youth 3K cross country run  MARA GP Shawnee Mission Park, Cross Country Course, Renner Road, Shawnee, KS  www.kcxcchallenge.com 7:15am 13 & Under Boys/Girls 3k
7:30am 14-18 Boys/Girls 5k
8:00am Open Women (19+) 5k
8:30am Open Men (19+) 5k
New! 7/28/2013 Sun 8:00 AM Hell Creek on Heels 5k/25k Trail Run Switchgrass Trail,
Wilson Lake State Park, KS
(30 mi West of Salina, just off I-70)
http://www.wildwithinyou.com 785-650-1620
sarakay@wildwithinyou.com
    AUGUST 2013     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!  
8/2/2013 Fri 8:00 PM Psych Night 5K & 10K Trail Run Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS (Start/Finihs near main park entrance) http://www.psychowyco.com/id50.html Ben Holmes  816-810-0440  badbendrs@yahoo.com,   night run
8/2/2013 Fri 9:00 PM Moonlight5K Run and Fun Walk                 Mapleleaf Parkway
St. Joseph, MO 
www.graceontheweb.org   Contact:  jeanette@graceontheweb.org
8/3/2013 Sat 7:00 AM 5th Annual Brew 2 Shoe, 10K and 5K Road Race, 1 mile kids run  Manhattan, KS http://manhattanrunningco.com/ai1ec_event/5th-annual-brew-2-shoe-10k-5k-kids-mile/?instance_id=143  Trey Vernon
Manhattan Running Company
treyvernon@manhattanrunningco.com
785-320-6363
8/3/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Spencer C. Duncan - Make it Count 5K New Century Air Center, Gardner, KS www.makeitcounttoday.org Contact and race info: Sheri Burrell  msburrell@yahoo.com,The Spencer C Duncan Make It Count 5K is the major fund-raising effort of The Spencer C Duncan Make It Count Project, which exists to honor and assist our nation’s veterans. 
8/3/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Parkville Saturday Morning Run group training run, (non-competitive, using the park trail) West Parking Lot at English Landing Park, Parkville, MO none David V. Crawford, 816-389-3987 
David.V.Crawford@usace.army.mil   This will be on the park trail loop, and run according to your ability.    No charge.
8/3/2013 Sat 8:00 AM OMC 5K, 2 Mile, and 1/2 Mile Family Fun Run Heritage Park,
16050 Pflumm Road,
Olathe, KS
http://jcprd.com/special_events/omcfunrun.cfm Two Dollars ($2) from each race entry will be donated to The Birth Place at Olathe Medical Center.       Race Director Kyle Stegeman at (913) 826-2955 or info@jcprd.com.
8/4/2013 Sun tbd A.M  Matt Mason Memorial "Cowboy UP!" Triathlon:  500 meter swim , 10 mile bike,  5K run Smithville Lake, Smithville, MO http://www.cowboyuptriathlon.com/about-matt/  
8/10/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Overland Park Farmstead Stampede 5K Run / Walk  MARA GP  Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, 135th & Switzer, Overland Park, KS http://www.opkansas.org/Events/Farmstead-Stampede 913-940-7270.
8/11/2013 Sun 7:30:00 AM for 5K and 800 AM for 1 mile Susan G. Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure – 5K Chip timed race, and, 1 mile fun walk/run Union Station, Pershing and Main Streets,  Kansas City, MO www.komenkansascity.org Michael Levin 816-245-7358  or 1-877 Go KOMEN.
8/18/2013 Sun 7:30 AM Jackson County Triathlon, and Duathlon Longview Lake, Lees Summit, MO http://www.jacksoncountytriathlon.com/  
New! 8/18/2013 Sun 8:00 AM Hell Creek on Heels 5k/10k Trail Run/Walk Switchgrass Trail,
Wilson Lake State Park, KS
(30 mi West of Salina, just off I-70)
http://www.wildwithinyou.com 785-650-1620
sarakay@wildwithinyou.com
New! 8/18/2013 Sun 4:00 PM Martini Madness--The Olive Run 5K  The Other Place,
16590 West 135th
Olathe, KS
www.patriotsrun.org Contact Tony Drew 913-339-667.  The race is to fund scholarships for students entering an education career.  The scholarships are in memory of Olive Drew, who ran from age 80 to 93 and was a retired teacher.
8/24/2013 Sat 7:00 AM 35th annual Tiblow Trot, 5 Mile Race /  2 Mile Walk  Kelly Murphy Park, 2nd & Elm, Bonner Springs, KS http://www.sportkc.org/sportkc.aspx?pgID=866&event_id=932 Bruce Coleman, bruce@colemanequip.com, 816-810-9912 raises money for scholarships and to eliminate polio
8/24/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Heartland Open/Masters Outdoor Track & Field Meet, MARA GP (3000 meters) JCCC Track Overland Park, KS  www.heartlandathleticservices.com Editors note:   3000 Meters (and possibly the entire meet) is PRE registration only.   Please review the event website in advance of this event.
New! 8/25/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Northland Run [Together] 5K Zona Rosa I-29 and Barry Rd., Kansas City, MO www.KansasCityYMCA.org  Paula Flynn, Healthy Living Director at Platte County Community Center South YMCAPaulaFlynn@kansascityymca.org
Following the Northland Run [TOGETHER] 5k theme, runners are encouraged to register and run together as a team of two and there will be a prize for best outfit. Runners’ times will be combined to determine the winning team. Individual times will also be available.

8/31/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Mud and Muck 5K Unity Village, 1901 NW Blue Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO http://mudandmuck.org/ Dirt road & Mud Pit,  Ben Holmes  816-810-0440  badbendrs@yahoo.com
    SEPTEMBER 2013     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!  
9/1/2013 Sun various, waves Epic Mud Run - 3 mile obstacle course Columbia, MO http://ultramaxtri.com/epicmudrun/ Obstacles, Zombies, and Color Powder bombs.   
9/2/2013 Mon 6:00 AM 54th Annual Heart of America Marathon Columbia, MO www.columbiatrackclub.com  
9/2/2013 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
9/7/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Parkville Saturday Morning Run group training run, (non-competitive, using the park trail) West Parking Lot at English Landing Park, Parkville, MO none David V. Crawford, 816-389-3987 
David.V.Crawford@usace.army.mil   This will be on the park trail loop, and run according to your ability.    No charge.
9/7/2013 Sat 9:00 AM North Shore Trail Run -  5K, 10K, Half Marathon State Park, Clinton Lake, Lawrence, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/id61.html Ben Holmes  816-810-0440  badbendrs@yahoo.com
9/8/2013 Sun   S.W.A.T. Jeremy Katzenberger Memorial Triathlon (1200 yd or 400 yard swim, 11 mile bike, 3.1 mile run.) Weatherby Lake, C Point, 7701 NW Scenic Dr, Weatherby Lake, MO http://swattri.blogspot.com Facebook at S.W.A.T Jeremy Katzenberger Memorial Triathlon.     Contact: Augi Grasis at 816-226-7046 swatjktri@gmail.com
9/14/2013 Sat 7:30 AM Olathe Medical Center Women’s Triathlon  Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, KS http://jcprd.com/special_events/omc_triathlon.cfm Chad Tower at 913-826-2953 or info@jcprd.com.
9/14/2013 Sat 8:00 AM 11th Annual Helen Gold 5K / 10K Parkinson’s Disease Research at KUMC The Fountains Shopping Center, 119th & Glenwood, Overland Park, KS www.HelenGold5k.com   Dee Sand  racedirector@g-kdevelopment.com
 100% benefiting Parkinson's Disease Research at KU  Parkinson's Disease Center 
9/15/2013 Sun 7:30 AM Plaza 10K Run/Walk & Two Mile Fun Run/Walk MARA GP (10K) Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO http://www.plaza10k.com/  
9/15/2013 Sun 8:00 AM 10th Annual Smithville Dam Run, 5K and 10K Run, and 5K Walk Smithfork's Park
(by the dam)
Litton Way and DD Hwy, Smithville, MO
http://www.smithvilledamrun.com Frank Luckenbill, 816.405.2898,  flukenbill@kc.rr.com
9/21/2013 Sat 7:30 AM Paulina Cooper Dot-To-Dot 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk Corporate Woods, College & Antioch, Overland Park, KS http://www.dottodotrun.org/ Melissa Church, 913.897.1100, mcpt23@yahoo.com
9/21/2013 Sat 8:00 AM 3rd Annual Kade Meyer Celebration Run 5K 10K, and  Kids 1 Mile Fun Run Celebration Park, 32701 W. 159th St., Gardner, KS www.kademeyer.com Contact: Megan Darling, info@kademeyer.com
9/22/2013 Sun 8:30 AM Panera Bread Diabetes Dash For Life 5K Panera Bread, Town Center (NE Corner 119th and Nall)
Leawood, KS
 www.diabetesdashforlife.com
Race Contact is: Brian Cole 913-549-2962
9/29/2013 Sun 8:00 AM A Chance for Children,  5K Run/Walk, 10K Run, and Kid’s Fun Run Corporate Woods, Overland Park, KS http://www.achanceforchildren.com/  Beth Roller, Roller_beth@yahoo.com   913-579-5947    Free Photos from SeeKCrun.com
9/29/2013 Sat   Konquer the Konza 25K Trail Race Konza Prairie, Manhattan, KS http://manhattanrunningco.com/konquer-the-konza-25k/  Trey Vernon
Manhattan Running Company
treyvernon@manhattanrunningco.com
785-320-6363
    OCTOBER 2013     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!  
10/5/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Parkville Saturday Morning Run group training run, (non-competitive, using the park trail) West Parking Lot at English Landing Park, Parkville, MO none David V. Crawford, 816-389-3987 
David.V.Crawford@usace.army.mil   This will be on the park trail loop, and run according to your ability.    No charge.
10/5/2013 Sat 8:30 AM 10th Annual Kansas City Zoo Run - Run for the Penguins,  4 Mi. Run and 1 mi. run/walk Kansas City Zoo, Swope Park, Kansas City, MO www.kansascityzoorun.org Lisa Drake, Event Midwest,  913-485-3254 lisadrake@eventmidwest.com  
10/5/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Jared Coones Memorial Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk   Blackbob Elementary, 14701 S. Brougham Dr., Olathe, KS  http://www.pumpkinrunwalk.org/   Sam Miceli,  913 710 0404    sm26375@sbcglobal.net
10/6/2013 Sun 8:00 AM 5th Annual Pink Laundry 5K Run/Walk Downtown Lee's Summit, MO www.pinklaundry.org Benefits the Stephanie Vest Foundation.   Contact: Vicki Gardner  at foundation@stephanievest.com
10/13/2013 Sun 9:00 AM Fall Fell Trail Race 7M Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, KS (2013 link is not up yet but here is the 2012 link to give you the basics)  - http://www.psychowyco.com/id64.html  Ben Holmes  816-810-0440  badbendrs@yahoo.com  
10/19/2013 Sat 7:05 AM Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K  MARA GP (Marathon) Kansas City, MO http://www.waddellandreedkansascitymarathon.org/  
New! 10/19/2013 Sat 8:30 AM 14th Annual Raytown Educational Foundation "Run for Excellence", 5K Run & Kid's Dash Raytown High School
6019 Blue Ridge Blvd,
Raytown, MO
www.raytowneducationalfoundation.org www.active.com
Contact:  Linda Gerding   816.524.3433  lgerding@swbell.net
10/26/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Run The Burg, 1/2 Marathon, 10K & 5K Johnson County Courthhouse at 200 North Holden St in Warrensburg, MO.  www.runtheburg.com Scenic course includes city and surrounding countryside.    Mark Hechler, mlhent@embarqmail.com, 660-747-5444
10/26/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Halloween Hustle  5K and 10K TBA Kansas City area. http://www.healthyholidayrunseries.com Tech shirts for early registrants, costume contest, medals, & more.
New! 10/27/2013 Sun 7:00 AM The Bison 50 Relay.    Topeka, KS to Lawrence, KS www.bison50.com  Race Contact: Raul Flores, runsfar@kc.rr.com
    NOVEMBER 2013     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!  
11/2/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Parkville Saturday Morning Run group training run, (non-competitive, using the park trail) West Parking Lot at English Landing Park, Parkville, MO none David V. Crawford, 816-389-3987 
David.V.Crawford@usace.army.mil   This will be on the park trail loop, and run according to your ability.    No charge.
11/2/2013 Sat 8:00 AM 5K Run to End Hunger  Excelsior Springs, MO  Website to follow soon.  Hosted by ES First.  www.esfirst.org   Contact, Allison Weedin, allison@esfirst.org, 816-674-3774
New! 11/2/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Muddy MO River Run -
5K Cross Country Run/Walk, and Kids Fun Run
Big River Ranch
20111 Goodloe Orchard Rd
Lexington, MO
bigriverranchtrailriding.com
Registration site to follow soon. Join us at the Ranch for a fun, rugged cross-country run for adults and kids"HS Students & under run for $10"Options to camp at the ranch is availableContact: Christina Caldwell 816-726-5874istin99@gmail.comBenefits: Minutemen Athletic Booster Club's Athletes
11/3/2013 Sun TBA Cliffhanger Run 5K run/walk, 8K run,   MARA GP (8K) Cliff Drive & Gladstone Blvd.,  KC, MO www.cliffhangerrun.com  
11/3/2013 Sun 8:30 AM The OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer 5K Run/ Walk,and 1 Mile Teal Trail Walk, and, Kids Run Blue Valley Recreation Complex
135th and Antioch
Overland Park, KS
www.overrunovariancancer.com Kelly Cannova and Kristi O'Keefe at info@overrunovariancancer.com,
11/9/2013 Sat 8:00 AM UltraMax Cerner 15K MARA GP 15K),   also 7K FunRun-Walk Community America Ball Park (Home of the Kansas City T-Bones), Kansas City, KS http://www.kc15k.com/     www.ultramaxsports.com    Email: Kaela Rorvig / info@ultramaxsports.com
11/23/2013 Sat 8:00 AM The Turkey Trails 5K & 10K TBA Kansas City area. http://www.healthyholidayrunseries.com Long Sleeve Tech shirts for early registrants, medals, & more.
11/24/2013 Sun 8:00 AM Gobble Wobble, 5K and Half Marathon 9401 Indian Creek Parkway, across from Building 40 in Corporate Woods, Overland Park, KS http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2085385 Course is the paved trails and area roads.   Web site is http://gobblewobble-ks.org    Contact Tony Drew 913-339-6767   This is a fund raiser for The Salvation Army--Olathe Corps.
11/24/2013 Sun   Route 66 Marathon, and Half Marathon Tulsa, OK http://route66marathon.com/  
11/28/2013 Thu 9:00 AM Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk        Ward Parkway Center, 8500 Ward Parkway,
Kansas City, MO       
http://www.enter2run.com/Search/event.aspx?id=18140 An easy going family event along scenic Ward Parkway on Thanksgiving Day, Bib chip timing!  USATF Certified Course #MO11023LJ
11/28/2013 Thu 9:00 AM Thanksgiving Day 5K & Family Stroll Sprint Campus, 117th Street & Nall, Overland Park, KS    
11/28/2013 Thu AM TBD Parkville Turkey Trail Trot 5K Run/Walk English Landing Park, Parkville, MO www.parkvilleturkeytrot.org  
11/28/2013 Thu 8:30 AM Turkey Trax 5K Run Columbia, MO http://ultramaxtri.com/turkeytraxrun/ Register before 11-19 to guarantee a Turkey Trax shirt. 
    DECEMBER 2013     This race schedule is a service of Mid-America Running Association.  Support MARA and join today!  
12/7/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Parkville Saturday Morning Run group training run, (non-competitive, using the park trail) West Parking Lot at English Landing Park, Parkville, MO none David V. Crawford, 816-389-3987 
David.V.Crawford@usace.army.mil   This will be on the park trail loop, and run according to your ability.    No charge.
12/7/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Frostbite 5k Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run Mound City, KS http://www.frostbite5k.net (site is not live yet) Contact: Regi Casner (info@redteamracing.com)Participants will receive a Frostbit 5k event shirt. As well as enjoy hot cocoa, coffee and cookies during the post-race party. Chip timed.
12/14/2013 Sat 8:00 AM The Candy Cane Course 5K & 10K TBA Kansas City area. http://www.healthyholidayrunseries.com Hooded sweatsirts for early registrants, medals, & more.   Part of the Healthy Holiday Fun Run Series.  Maeghan Weygandt 816-616-2138
12/14/2013 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   
New! 12/15/2013 Sun 9:00 AM Jingle Bell Run/Walk 5K Meritex Underground Business Complex, 17501 W. 98th St, Lenexa, KS www.JingleBellRunKC.org Steve Rock, Arthritis Foundation, 913.262.2233  x109,
    2014    For a look in to the not-too-distant future.      
3/2/2014 Sun   12th Little Rock Marathon, and HalfMarathon Little Rock, AR www.littlerockmarathon.com Entries open Summer of 2013.   Marathon and Half have sold out in past two editions.
4/21/2014 Mon   118th BAA Boston Marathon Hopkinton, MA www.baa.org Entries will open in September 2013.    
 2013 races that have already been held:     
1/1/2013 Tues 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, with miles marked..    The distance you go is up to you.    There is a clock at the finish, but no scoring or awards,        
1/1/2013 Tues   LifeTime Commitment Day 5K Walk/Run Life Time Fitness, Renner Road, Lenexa, KS CommitmentDay.com  
1/5/2013 Sat 7:00 PM Coleen’s Frozen Fat Ass 3.1 - 31 miles (5K Trail Loop, ran as many laps as you want) Prairie Center, Olathe, KS http://www.Lawrencetrailhawks.com  
1/19/2013 Sat 11:00 AM 31st Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon 
MARA GP
Start: Fairlawn Plaza Mall, Topeka, KS. to finish in Auburn, KS http://www.sunflowerstriders.org/topeka-to-auburn Brad Rhoden, Sunflower Striders, 785-224-5193   Participants receive free postrace pancake feed (indoors!), hat and gloves, photos by seeKCrun.com      Classic point to point race on rural roads.   Pre-race bus ride from finish to start line, if you want it check the box as you register.   See ad on back page of Oct-Nov Masterpieces.     
1/19/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Battle of the Bean 5K  Foo's Fabulous Frozen Custard at Ranch Mart Shopping Center at 95th and Mission Road,  Leawood, KS. www.battleofthebean5k.com JoAnn Bushko at Joann@kcrunningcompany.com. 
1/19/2013 Sat 10:00 AM Turner Annual Frostbite 5K Pierson Park, Upper Shelter, 55th Street, Kansas City, KS   David Vaughn, 913.288.3389, vaughnd@turnerusd202.org
1/26/2013 Sat 10:00 AM Polar Bear Strut 5K Run/Walk benefitting Special Olympics Kansas  Shawnee Mission Park,  Shawnee, KS http://www.ksso.org/plunge http://www.ksso.org/kansascity.    
1/27/2013 Sun 1:00 PM Jayhawk Indoor Open Meet (High School aged entrants only) University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS Jayhawk Indoor Open Meet  Ages 14 to 18 or grades 9 to 12.    Pre-registration only!  by noon Jan 17 at the website.
1/27/2013 Sun 9:00 AM Psychodelic 5K Trail Run, Ice Edition Wyandotte County Lake Park, Kansas City, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/id68.html  Ben Holmes  816-810-0440  badbendrs@yahoo.com
1/27/2013 Sun 5K at 8AM and 10K at 10AM 31st Children’s TLC Groundhog Run 5K & 10K   MARA GP (10K) Hunt Midwest Subtropolis,
8300 NE Underground Dr., Kansas City, MO
www.childrenstlc.org No race day registration.  
2/3/2013 Sun 9:00 AM Buffalo Run 8K, 5K & 1K Trail Run Parkville Nature Sanctuary, Parkville, MO http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2065318 Stephanie Kim  / Run Kansas City
runskimrun@gmail.com
2/3/2013 Sun 2:00 PM Super Bowl Run 4 miles Linwood Park, Wichita, KS http://runwichita.org/race_calandar.php Mark markhc@swbell.net  316-617-4840 
2/3/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Sweetheart Shuffle 5K and 10K Run 1100 SE Century Dr, Lees Summit, MO http://www.healthyholidayrunseries.com Custom finish medals for both races that will link together with their significant other forming special sweetheart medal!! Part of the Healthy Holiday Fun Run Series including the Halloween Hustle. 
2/3/2013 Sat 8:45 AM Chocolate Rush Half Marathon & 5K Prairie Life Center, 1035 Barkley, Overland Park, KS http://www.patriotsrun.org/ Course is on the trails.  One lucky runner's number will drawn for a free diamond necklace!  Contact 913-339-6767 or tonydrew@everestkc.net
2/3/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Run4Love5k CiCo Park, Manhattan, KS     www.run4love5k.weebly.com   Kory Cool, 785-410-1468, korykcool@gmail.com  A 5k run/walk to benefit the Manhattan Cross Country Club
2/3/2013 Sat 8:00:00 AM, 9:00 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
2/9/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Sweetheart Shuffle 5K and 10K Run 1100 SE Century Dr, Lees Summit, MO http://www.enter2run.com/search/event.aspx?id=17238  Custom finish medals for both races that will link together with their significant other forming special sweetheart medal!! Part of the Healthy Holiday Fun Run Series including the Halloween Hustle. 
2/9/2013 Sat 8:45 AM Chocolate Rush Half Marathon & 5K Prairie Life Center, 1035 Barkley, Overland Park, KS http://www.patriotsrun.org/ Course is on the trails.  One lucky runner's number will drawn for a free diamond necklace!  Contact 913-339-6767 or tonydrew@everestkc.net
2/9/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Run4Love5k CiCo Park, Manhattan, KS     www.run4love5k.weebly.com   Kory Cool, 785-410-1468, korykcool@gmail.com  A 5k run/walk to benefit the Manhattan Cross Country Club
2/9/2013 Sat 8:00:00 AM, 9:00 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
2/16/2013 Sat 9:00 A.M Sweetheart Run 5K Run/Walk Johnny's, 401 N 2nd St,   Lawrence, KS www.kusweetheartrun.com  JoAnn Bushko at Joann@kcrunningcompany.com. 
2/17/2013 Sun 9:00 A.M The Sweetheart Run 4 Mile Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport, Kansas City, MO http://www.sportkc.org/sportkc.aspx?pgID=866&event_id=853 Former name in 2012: Love2Run
2/24/2013 Sun 10:00 AM Steps for the Chest 5K Run/Walk Johnny's, 401 N 2nd St,   Lawrence, KS www.protectthechest.com Judy Long  protectthechest@yahoo.com.
3/2/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Parkville Saturday Morning Run group training run, (non-competitive, using the park trail) West Parking Lot at English Landing Park, Parkville, MO none David V. Crawford, 816-389-3987 
David.V.Crawford@usace.army.mil   This will be on the park trail loop, and run according to your ability.    No charge, but may be a waiver to sign.   
Moved to 3-16-2013 3/2/2013 Sat 8:30 AM Mrs Robinson's Romp 5K, 10K, Trail Run
MARA GP (5K)
Wyandotte County Lake Park, Shelter #14,  Kansas City, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/id99.html Ben Holmes, 816.810.0440, badbendrs@yahoo.com
Moved to 4-7-2013 3/2/2013 Sat 9:00 AM MDA 5K Run/Walk Arrowhead Stadium Kansas City, MO  http://www.sportkc.org/sportkc.aspx?pgID=866&event_id=795 Erin Montgomery emontgomery@mdausa.org 
3/2/2013 Sat 8:30 AM 14th Annual Truffle Shuffle 5K & Little Truffle Shuffle Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS www.j3p.org  
3/3/2013 Sun 8:00 AM 11th Little Rock Marathon, HalfMarathon, 10K  Little Rock, AR www.littlerockmarathon.com Marathon and Half are sold out.
3/9/2013 Sat AM, tbd 24h Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run Kaw River Levee at Johnny's, in Lawrence, KS   http://lawrencestpatricksdayparade.com/5Krun.html  
3/9/2013 Sat 10:00 AM 35th Annual Westport St. Patrick’s Day Run 4 Miles Corner of Westport Rd. & Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO www.stpatricksday4milerun.com  KCTrack Club website Events list and Calendar shows March 9, 2013 at http://kctrack.org/calendar/upcoming/
3/9/2013 Sat    Adventuremax - Trail Run - 10K and HalfMarathon Innsbrook, MO  http://ultramaxtri.com/adventuremax/  
3/10/2013 Sun 8:00 AM Pi-Day River Rotation Half, 13.5 mile Trail Run, and 3.14 mile trail run Riverfront Park, trail head parking lot just off 8th & Oak in north Lawrence, KS http://lawrencetrailhawks.com/races/2012/mar/04/pi-day-river-rotation-half-second-annual/  
3/10/2013 Sun AM, tbd Martin City Whiskey Run 5K 135th St. and Washington St. Kansas City, MO www.irishpalooza.com  
3/16/2013 Sat   Shamrox 15K and 5K Springfield, MO http://ultramaxtri.com/myshamrox/  
3/16/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Lucky 13.1 Half Marathon & 5K RayPec High School, Peculiar, MO http://www.raypec.k12.mo.us/index.aspx?NID=560 Jamin Swift, RohoCC@yahoo.com ,$40 Half Marathon with finisher's medals!
New date, due to the Feb Snows: 3/16/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Mrs Robinson's Romp 5K, 10K, Trail Run
MARA GP (5K)
Wyandotte County Lake Park, Shelter #14,  Kansas City, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/id99.html Ben Holmes, 816.810.0440, badbendrs@yahoo.com   (Editors note:  Ben advises in a Feb 26 email:   "Wyandotte County Lake Park called me and said that because of the major snow storm, the park will be closed for the foreseeable future, and the north side of the park will not be plowed until after this weekend.(The race is held in the north part of the park). With the closing of the park (and roads that lead to the race), they have rescheduled our shelter rentals and permits for this race to 9:00 AM, Saturday, March 16, 2013.    To be clear: the race is postponed to 9:00 AM, Saturday, March 16, 2013.    And sorry, but there are no refunds or credits for our $15 events".)
3/16/2013 Sat 9:30 AM March Madness Leprechaun Dash!  5K "Run/Walk/Crawl"  Eudora Family Center,
1630 Elm Street,
Eudora, KS
http://www.eudoraparksandrec.org Jim Kegin 785-542-1725 ext 302   jkegin@cityofeudoraks.gov
3/16/2013 Sat tba Big 12 5K Fun Run and Family Stroll Kansas City, MO http://www.sportkc.org/sportkc.aspx?pgID=866&event_id=844 Show your school spirit by running in your school colors! First 100 registrants will receive a unique stocking cap!    
3/23/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Easter Escapade 5K and 10K Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City, MO 
http://www.bodiespersonaltraining.com/easter-escapade-5k-10k-run.html Part of the Healthy Holiday Fun Run Series.  Maeghan Weygandt 816-616-2138
3/23/2013 Sat 8:30 AM Diva Dash Women's 5K Run/Walk Park Place, 117th and Nall, Leawood, KS www.divadashkc.com Brad Ziegler  brad@kcrunningcompany.com
3/23/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Sedalia Half Marathon, and 5K Skyline Elementary,
2505 W. 32nd St.., Sedalia, MO
www.columbiatrackclub.com Kent Lang, langgang5@charter.net   
Benefits Max Lewis Special Needs Trust Fund
3/23/2013 Sat 10:00 AM 11th Annual God's Country Off-Road Duathlon Lawrence River Trails,
Lawrence ,KS
http://fattireduathlon.blogspot.com Chris Locke  816-200-1273   chrislocke@gmail.com
3/30/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Easter Egg 5K and Lil' Bunny Fun Run SouthCreek Office Park, Overland Park, KS www.easteregg5K.com Steve Blew  Steve@kcrunningcompany.com
3/30/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Circle the Square 5K Run and Walk Historic Independence Square 607 W Lexington, Independence, MO  (website not provided but it was on active.com last uear) info@cslcares.org www.cslcares.org
3/30/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Milford 10/10 (Trail races of 10K and 10 Miles) Milford State Park, Milford, KS http://manhattanrunningco.com/milford-1010/ Trey Vernon
Manhattan Running Company
treyvernon@manhattanrunningco.com
785-320-6363
4/6/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Brew to Brew SOLO ONLY, 44.4 miles.  From: Boulevard Brewery, Kansas City, MO To: Freestate Brewery, Lawrence, KS www.brewtobrew.com Lou Joline, 816.228.3842.  
4/6/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Parkville Saturday Morning Run group training run, (non-competitive, using the park trail) West Parking Lot at English Landing Park, Parkville, MO none David V. Crawford, 816-389-3987 
David.V.Crawford@usace.army.mil   This will be on the park trail loop, and run according to your ability.    No charge, but may be a waiver to sign.   
New Time. 4/6/2013 Sat 9:00 AM 8th Annual 5k for MDA
Hosted by Blue Springs High School DECA
Blue Springs High School
Blue Springs, MO 
http://www.5kformda.webs.com/ Kelly Fowler   913-461-8725   kfowler1616@gmail.com
4/6/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Jadon's Hope Bug Run 5K Run  Walk, and, 1 mile fun run. Rolling Ridge Elementary
1500 W. Elm Terrace
Olathe, KS
registration is at http://www.enter2run.com/ Amy Vrban 913-523-4739 dascvrban@sbcglobal.net   This run is to support Jadon's Hope Foundation and children with SMA. Our website is http://jadonshope.org/
4/6/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Great Balls of Fire 5K SW corner of 95th and Metcalf, Overland Park, KS  www.greatballsoffirerun.com Caleb Teague caleb_teague@hotmail.com
This run/walk is to help raise awareness and money for Testicular Cancer
4/6/2013 Sat 8:00 AM The Go Big or Go Home Race Warrensburg, MO www.gobigorgohomerace.com  In honor of Blaine Whitworth
New Date! 4/6/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Patriot 5K, and, Kids Run Peculiar Elementary, Peculiar, MO www.RayPecCC.com leaheve@yahoo.com
4/6/2013 Sat 8:30 AM 18th Annual Run for Life 10 mile solo, 10 mi relay, 2 mi fun run,  MARA GP    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
4/6/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Eagle Egg 5K  Run/Walk Summit Christian Academy, 1500 SW Jefferson, Lee’s Summit, MO http://www.eagleegg5k.com/ contact Sarah Coats at 816.525.1480
Proceeds benefit Summit Christian Academy 
4/6/2013 Sat 8:30 AM Maxtrax Duathlon Derby Ridge Elementary School - Columbia, MO http://ultramaxtri.com/maxtrax/ Two distances
4/6/2013 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: crappieday5k@hotmail.com
417-664-3355 
4/6/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Clinton Lake Dam Run 12K and 5K, and 1 mile walk Clinton Lake, Adult Softball Complex, 5101 Speicher Rd, Lawrence, KS http://www.lawrenceks.org/lprd/winterspring/13/specialevents.pdf Duane Peterson, 785.832.7940, dpeterson@ci.lawrence.ks.us
4/6 and 4/7 2013 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
4/7/2013 Sun vrs, starting at 6:00 AM Brew to Brew RELAY, 44.4 miles From: Boulevard Brewery, Kansas City, MO To: Freestate Brewery, Lawrence, KS www.brewtobrew.com Lou Joline, 816.228.3842
4/7/2013 Sun 7:00 AM Springfield Urban-Warrior Challenge, 12.4K  (with Obstacles) Plaster Sports Complex, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO Website/Registration: www.embracethesuc.com Contact: Amy Rosendahl, arosendahl@deepgroup.com, 417.885.4597
New date, due to the Feb Snows: 4/7/2013 Sat 9:00 AM MDA 5K Run/Walk Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City, MO 
http://www.sportkc.org/sportkc.aspx?pgID=866&event_id=795 Erin Montgomery emontgomery@mdausa.org 
4/13/2013 Sat 7:30 AM Rock the Parkway Half Marathon, 5K    MARA GP (Half Marathon) Ward Parkway, KC, MO www.rocktheparkway.com KC Running Company, troy@rocktheparkway.com  The HalfM filled about a month early in 2012, so expect it to sell out in 2013 as well..   
4/13/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Eisenhower Marathon, Half marathon, 10K and 5K Abilene, KS http://www.eisenhowermarathon.com/  
4/14/2013 Sun 8:00 AM Queens Romp 5K.   (Editors note:  This is a Females only race by design, but there is a division for males who really want to run in it.) 500 Shawnee St,
Leavenworth KS 66048
www.facebook.com/Queens5KRomp A 5k Race with Medals, Tiaras, and BLing! Bring out the Diva! A Fun Run for Women of all ages... Let's Inspire, Connect, and have Fun!  All proceeds go to Leavenworth County Relay for Life.  Brit Visser brittneyvisser@gsa.gov    816-823-3408
4/14/2013 Sun 9:00 AM URace4Water: KC Balloon Dash 5K & 10K Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, KS www.urace4water.org.  Benefits the UNICEF Tap Project, an organization which provides, among other support, access to clean water in developing countries that lack this vital infrastructure.     All particpants run with a water balloon - see website for more. 
4/14/2013 Sun 9:00 AM Spring Migration Triathlon
400 meter swim, 20K bike, 5K Run.   Individual or Team  
Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas  Register at www.active.com.  NO Race Day entries Casey Collins, 620-704-1637
casey.collins@usd253.net
4/15/2013 Mon   117th BAA Boston Marathon Hopkinton, MA www.baa.org TV: Universal Sports channel.  
4/19/2013 Fri 11:55 PM (midnight end of day Friday) Leawood Midnight Run 5K Run Walk 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, KS
http://www.active.com/running/leawood-ks/midnight-run-for-special-olympics-kansas-2013 Luke Schulte  schultel@ksso.org
Benefits Special Olympics Kansas
4/20/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Garmin Marathon in the Land of Oz, and Half Marathon, and 5K  Olathe, KS Garmin Marathon | Olathe Kansas  
4/20/2013 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 
4/20/2013 Sat 8:00 AM “Together As One” 5K race, and 1 Mi. and  ½ Mi. FunRuns English Landing Park, Parkville, MO http://www.active.com/running/parkville-mo/together-as-one-run-2013 Dan Morton, 816.813.3107, dmorton@together-as-one.org   http://www.together-as-one.org    Flat course.
4/20/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Speedy Spoofhound 5K, and Kid’s Fun Run Eugene Field Elementary School, 418 East Second St.,  Maryville, MO   http://www.efes.maryville.k12.mo.us/speedy-spoofhound-5k.html Brian Lynn,  660-562-3233,  Brian.lynn@maryville.k12.mo.us   Proceeds go toward equipment and materials for EFES students. 
4/20/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Nature's Pantry Spring into Fitness 5K run/walk  Bass Pro in Independence Mo  www. pantry.biz Proceeds benefit the Marian Hope Center for Children's Therapies.    Contact -Bob Perkins  bob@pantry.biz
4/20/2013 Sat 8:30 AM Running the Rails for a Reason 5K Osawatomie Railroad Museum, 628 Main St., Osawatomie, KS 66064 http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2070441 Nate Seidl, director, Miami County YMCA, nateseidl@kansascityymca.org, This is a benefit for the Miami County YMCA Scholarship Fund. The run kicks off our annual "Railroad Days" celebrating railroad history in Osawatomie
4/20/2013 Sat 8AM, 9AM 7th annual Free State Trail Run, 100K, 40-Mile, 26.2 Mile and 13.1 Mile. Clinton State Park, Lawrence, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/id1.html  Ben Holmes, 816.810.0440, badbendrs@yahoo.com
4/20/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Flights of Fancy
5K-8K-1.5M  Run/Walk
New Longview
3rd & View High
Lee’s Summit, MO
www.FoFRunWalk.com Gale Communities 816-761-9292
BJ@BJtheDJ.com, 816-509-7943
4/20/2013 Sat 9:00 AM PurpleStride Kansas City 5K Run/Walk Southcreek Office Park,
7200 West 132nd Street, Overland Park, KS
www.purplestride.org/kansascity Supports Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
4/21/2013 Sun 7:30 AM Kansas Half Marathon and 5K  Downtown Lawrence, KS www.kansashalfmarathon.com Contact is Kim Johnson at info@kansashalfmarathon.com.
4/21/2013 Sun 8:00 AM Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk Flat Branch Park, Columbia, MO http://www.headforthecure.org/columbia-mo/hftc-columbia  
4/27/2013 Sat 7:45 AM Run For Hope 5K Celebration Park, Gardner, KS http://runforhope5k-es2003.eventbrite.com/?rank=6 Benefits Gardner Cancer Foundation
4/27/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Lub Dub 5K/10K Run and Walk Bothwell Regional Health Center, Sedalia, MO www.brhc.org The Lub Dub, named after the sound of a healthy heartbeat, is a 5K/10K run and walk hosted by the Bothwell Foundation. The event benefits the Camye Callis Gaspard Memorial Heart Fund, which helps finance improvements in cardiovascular treatment at Bothwell.
4/27/2013 Sat 8:00 AM 14th Annual Hilltop Hustle 5K, and,1K Kids Run Hilltop Child Development Center (on KU’s Campus),   Lawrence, KS http://www.people.ku.edu/~msc/hilltop/ Dave Byrd-Stadler, dstadler@ku.edu  785-864-8047, A great course that goes directly through the heart of the University of Kansas!
Walkers are welcome.
4/27/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Run For Youth 5K/10K Run/Walk DeSoto, KS http://www.desotoyouthministries.org/2013/03/25/4th-annual-run-for-youth/ Benefits DeSoto Youth Ministries
Contact Info: Allison Chambers  913-583-3411  allison@desotoyouthministries.org
4/27/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Milford Double Du -  Road and Off-Road Duathlon 5K, 20K, 5K Milford State Park, Milford, KS http://manhattanrunningco.com/milford-double-du/ Trey Vernon
Manhattan Running Company
treyvernon@manhattanrunningco.com
785-320-6363
4/28/2013 Sun 7:45 AM The 25th Annual Trolley Run 4 mile run/walk  MARA GP 75th and Wornall, Kansas City, MO www.trolleyrun.org Benefits Childrens Center for the Visually Impaired.     Wave start.    A true classic, and really IS downhill!
4/28/2013 Sun 6:30AM 13th Annual Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Oklahoma City, OK http://www.okcmarathon.com/  
5/3/2013 Fri 9:00 PM Cat Prowl 5K Night Run/Walk Blue Springs High School,
Blue Springs, MO
http://www.enter2run.com/search/event.aspx?id=19597 Cordell Kirk (816) 645-8830 or cordell.kirk@fike.com.  Fundraiser event for the High School volleyball program.  Relatively flat, night run, chip-timed, with police monitoring the course.   Packet pickup begins at 7 PM
5/4/2013 Sat 7:00 AM Parkville Saturday Morning Rungroup training run, (non-competitive, using the park trail) West Parking Lot at English Landing Park, Parkville, MO none David V. Crawford, 816-389-3987 
David.V.Crawford@usace.army.mil   This will be on the park trail loop, and run according to your ability.    No charge.
5/4/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Kansas Heart & Sole Classic 5K/10K  MARA GP (10K) Johnson County Courthouse Square, Santa Fe & Cherry, Olathe, KS www.olatherunningclub.com  Gwen Boone, 913.856.4653
5/4/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Blue Devil 5k Fun Run/Walk & Kids Trot  Kansas City KS Community College Wellness & Fitness Center, 7250 State Ave.,
Kansas City, KS
http://www.kckcc.edu/studentLife/wfc Joe Mundt, 913.288.7370, jmundt@kckcc.edu
5/4/2013 Sat 8:30 AM 24th Annual CGSC/FLMWR Triathlon - 200 Yd indoor pool swim, 10.8 Mile very hilly bike and flat 5K run 400 Iowa St. (Harney Gym),  Ft Leavenworth, KS http://www.eventbrite.com/ Bob Garven  913-684-4757  garvenr@yahoo.com  Swim is an indoor pool.   Bike and run are outdoors as usual.  
5/4/2013 Sat TBA North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging and we are hosting a 5k race and 2 mile fun run/walk  tba, KS  tba MonicaP@ncfhaaa.com
5/5/2013 Sun 7:00 AM 36th Annual Lincoln Marathon, and Half Marathon Lincoln, NE http://www.lincolnmarathon.org/#sf This race is filled, according to the website, on 12-24-2012. 
5/5/2013 Sun 7:00 AM Trizou Triathlon (Sprint Distance) and, Duzou Duathlon  University of Missouri Recreation Center - Columbia, MO http://ultramaxtri.com/trizou/ The 400 meter swim is in the Missouri Aquatic Center, one of the world's fastest pools.
5/5/2013 Sun 8:00 AM Outpacing Melanoma 5K Run/Walk and Dot to Dot Kid Trot Corporate Woods
9401 Indian Creek Parkway Overland Park, KS
http://www.outpacingmelanoma.org/ outpacingmelanoma@gmail.com 
Supports the Richard A. Klover Melanoma Fund which benefits The University of Kansas Cancer Center and our local community.   USATF Certified Course #KS04022BG
5/5/2013 Sun 8:00 AM 36th annual Praire Fire Spring Half Marathon (was Johnston’s Wichita Half Marathon) Central Riverside Park,
Wichita, KS
www.wichitahalfmarathon.com  
5/5/2013 Sun 8:00 AM LAKC Run for Justice 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run Theis Park, (Across 47th street and south of the Nelson) Kansas City, MO www.lakc.net register at www.sportkc.org  Cory Unrein, 816-474-6444, info@lakc.net 
5/5/2013 Sun 8:00 AM BRGR & Smart Feet present Grams of Hope 5K Fun Run  BRGR Kitchen + Bar
4038 W 83rd Street
Prairie Village, KS
To register: http://www.enter2run.com/search/event.aspx?id=19599 Also: Kids Dash.    Website:: http://gramsofhope.com/
5/11/2013 Sat tba Gogirlrun - Women's HalfMarathon and 5K Run/Walk Springfied, MO http://gogirlrun.com  
5/11/2013 Sat 7:30AM Running with the Cows Half Marathon, 5K, and kids run. Queen of the Holy Rosary  School,
22705 Metcalf Road,
Bucyrus, KS
http://www.runningwiththecows.com/ This race's Websife is very informative and user friendly.   I ran in this one in its first year and loved it.   -Ed,
5/11/2013 Sat 7:30AM Scout Strong Challenge Half marathon and 5K LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, Kansas City, KS www.scoutstrongchallenge.com Contact:  Heart of America Council, 816-942-9333 or 1-800-776-1110, fax 816-942-8086, scoutstrongrun@gmail.com
5/11/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Hope For Healing  5K Run/Walk & Wellness Festival South Park, 1141 Maswsachusett Street,  Lawrence, KS www.KSTBDA.com  Flat downtown Lawrence course.     Peninah (Peggy) Blumhagen BSN, MA, 785 248 3504   Email:  KSTBDA@gmail.com     Register at   http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2075744
5/11/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Laura's 5K Walk/Run Blue River Community College, Independence, MO http://www.active.com/5k-race/independence-mo/lauras-run-5k-walk-run-2013. www.lbrun.com   for details.
5/11/2013 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
5/11/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Super Mom Walk/Run 5K Missouri State Fair Grounds, Sedalia, MO website to follow.    Lori Bohnenstiehl   660-620-2755 or bohnel@lpha.mopublic.org.     Super Mom 5K is open to children, men, women and strollers are welcome.
Cancelled 5/11/2013 Sat 8:00 AM Gold Star Families Family 5K Run and Walk   Sylvester Powell Community Center,
6200 Martway,
Mission, KS
http://www.active.com/running/mission-ks/gold-star-families-family-5k-run-and-walk-2013 www.goldstarrun.org    Entry includes Pancake Breakfast!  Contact is Tony Drew 913-339-6767.  Runners are encouraged to run with the Gold Star Families as surrogates to honor their fallen family member.
5/11/2013 Sat 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM Rock On Lake Perry Trail Runs: 50K, 1/2-Marathon, 5K, Trail Runs Branded B Ranch, Lake Perry, Meriden, KS http://www.psychowyco.com/lakeperrytrailruns/id3.html Ben Holmes, 816-810-0440  badbendrs@yahoo.com 
5/11/2013 Sat 9:00 AM RUN MOM RUN - A Run for ALL Celebrating Our Moms!
 5K Run / 1 Mile Walk
51st and Main,
Kansas City, MO 64112
www.runmomrun.net Joanne Scurato @ runmomrun.vis@gmail.com
5k run/1 mile walk, mini-ruckus kids obstacle course, and breakfast.         The run is open to males too.       
5/11/2013 Sat 9:00 AM KVC Walk Me Home 5K Run Theatre In The Park, Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, KS www.firstgiving.com/walkmehome/kvc2013 Walk Me Home 5K to benefit foster children in the KC Metro Area!  Featuring Radio Disney!!! Please contact Stacy Yowell syowell@kvc.org with any questions or if you are interested in becoming a sponsor or volunteer for this event!
5/11/2013 Sat 9:00 AM Mom's Day 5K Run/Walk  Overland Park, KS http://pat4158.wix.com/momsday5k Benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City.    Contact Alicia Worley-info@planaheadevents-kc.com
5/11/2013 Sat 9:00 AM 4th Annual GO Project Family 5K  English Landing Park,
Parkville, MO
https://goproject.org/go-project/engage/events/5k/  Contact   tarah@goproject.org     This year, we’re excited to run for…chickens! Learn more about how chickens provide much needed nutrition for children and jobs for workers in Haiti and how you can start or join a team.  After the race, stay for a hot breakfast and kids’ activities, including a bounce house.