Kansas City Calendar of Events

GOAL: to help promote awareness and attendance for charitable, fundraising, civic, sporting and social events; to avoid scheduling conflicts on events and to help recruit new volunteers for some worthy causes.


Participatory Sports

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10. ICE ACTIVITIES (Hockey, Ice Skating)
15. RUGBY - Men's
16. RUGBY - Women's



(late August) 50+ Senior Softball, Macken Park, 30th and Howell, NKC; 9-11am; Sides chosen at random each day. No league. No pressure. No fees.; 816-453-3115;
Buck O'Neil Baseball Classic, Satchel Paige Stadium and Other Facilities, KCMO

Camp WIN, Rockhurst University; Sports offered: basketball, dance/cheer, disc golf, football, golf, handball, lacrosse, martial arts, rugby, softball, soccer, tennis, volleyball and yoga!

Summer Softball Leagues; Frank White and 140th & Holmes Softball Complexes, 140th and Holmes; Men's and Coed Divisions are offered; (816) 503-4878; www.jacksongov.org

Spring Co-ed Softball: www.kcsportandsocialclub.com



South Kansas City Spartans College Bound Student Athlete Program
designed to help high school student athletes receive a full ride 4-year college scholarship. The College Bound Student Athlete Program will focus on building high character young men by developing their academic, social, and basketball skills.



www.wimbikeathon.org; Gene: 913.706.6766; flanerman@aol.com

(mid August) Sunflowers to Roses Bike Tour, for all abilities, starts at level one of the three-story parking garage on the north side of The Legends at Village West; Wyandotte County, KS; 8am; Registration is $30; Ride with us for 3-10, 32 or 62 miles; The kids can do laps around the speedway grounds; .Beer Garden rest stop and after the ride (at base of the Legend's Smokestack); prizes, including high end Specialized Bicycles, Hincapie Sportswear cycling kits and gift cards from iPod, Applebee's, Bike Source and other sponsors; www.sunflowerstoroses.org

(mid to end of Aug)-Tour de Country Missouri Farm Bureau Bike Ride, Biscari Brothers Bicycles; Liberty, MO view map

(Early Sept) Bike MS: Kansas City, from Peculiar to Sedalia and back! challenging but casual event for people of all skill levels. Day One offers three options: the traditional route of approximately 80 miles, a 100-mile journey, or a more leisurely route of approximately 25 miles that loops back to the start line. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Bike MS in Kansas City overnight party! The weekend will include catered meals, frequent rest stops with food and water, encouragement from volunteers, and much more. Register or find out more today!; www.msmidamerica.org

(Early Sept) Tour of Missouri; www.tourofmissouri.com

(Early-Mid Sept) Bike MS: Ozarks from Springfield to Joplin and back! Whether you bought your first bike last week or you've been riding for decades, you'll find a ride that fits you. Ride through the Missouri countryside before settling in for food, friends and fun as you relax and enjoy the overnight festivities. A century ride option on both days makes this event one-of-a-kind! We’ll take care of you on each and every mile with rest stops, safety, communications and medical support and more. Register or find out more today!; www.msmidamerica.org

(Mid Sept) Bike MS: Eastern Kansas featuring a figure-eight route that starts, overnights and ends in the same place. The route heads for the Flint Hills, Clinton Lake and beyond. You can enjoy the flexibility of riding for one day or two while being taken care of in style. Thanks to dedicated volunteers, rest stops, meals, fun and more in is your future. Register or find out more today!; www.msmidamerica.org

(Early October) Tour de BBQ; American Royal

(around Thanksgiving) Cranksgiving is the annual event where cyclists take to the streets to give thanks and to give back to the communities in which they live. Most events are races of sorts, where each rider is given a list of items that must be purchased, each from a different store. The first rider to complete their list and make it back to the starting point wins. All food goes to a local charity

Saturdays- Urban Exploration Bicycle Ride, Explore downtown from two wheels, Meet under the sign of the bicycle., 3pm, www.acmebicyclecompany.com, Acme Bicycle Company, 412 East 18th Street, Kansas City, 816-221-2045

Last Friday of every month-Critical Mass Bicycle Parade, Sunfresh Market, 4001 Mill Street, Kansas City, meet in the Sunfresh parking lot 5:30pm, Ride begins at 6pm; 816-931-1639





Bowling for Rhinos, Mission Bowl, 5399 Martway Street; Zoo keepers through the nation take part in event that raises money for Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya, Ujong Kulon Nation Park in Java, Indonesia and Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park in Sumatra, Indonesia; 816-513-5700; www.kansascityzoo.org

(In July) Summer Bowl for Kids' Sake; katie@bbbskc.org; Text "Bowl" to 27138 - or call 816.561.5269; www.bbbskc.org; www.summerbowl.org

(mid August) Bowling With the Superstars! AMF Bowling, 8788 Metcalf Ave, OPKS; 1-4pm; $25 Adults; $15 (12 and under) 3rd annual benefit for Comprehensive Mental Health Services (CMHS) 38 years of being the primary mental health safety net for residents of Eastern Jackson County. CMHS is extremely pleased with having providing services to over 5,000 person in our community who have had serious psychiatric and substance abuse needs. As always we realized that the amount of services we provided to the community in no way matches the tremendous needs of our population. We invite you to surf our website and learn more about our organization: www.thecmhs.com

(September through mid-April) The KC Turners Bowling League runs from September through mid-April at Premier Bowling and Recreation Center in Raytown, Mo. League fees are $12 per bowler per night. Any new bowlers interested in next season's league, contact Jean Zarker at 816-373-0986 or email her at zarkerjean@aol.com; www.kcturners.org

College Bowling League- at AM College Lanes, 10201 College Blvd Overland Park. Any question regarding the league please call the bowling alley at (913) 451-6400



Kansas City Curling Club; Line Creek Community Center, 5940 NW Waukomis Drive, Kansas City; MAP; Join us to Play; Learn to Curl; Practice; Cost: Details at Website; Wear Rubber soles shoes and loose fitted clothes that will keep you warm to 45 degrees; Bill McBride, www.kccurling.com , club@kccurling.com, RSVP at 913-599-9965 or www.kccurling.com/main/learntocurl.asp

Line Creek Community Center, 5940 NW Waukomis Drive, Kansas City; MAP; Learn to play this sport that at it highest level is an Winter Olympic Event, www.kccurling.com



Kansas City Storm Women's Football, Season runs April - June, practice starts in January; Nance Wernes; 913-908-4084; kansascitystorm@yahoo.com; www.kcstorm.com

Co-ed Flag Football: www.kcsportandsocialclub.com



Kansas City Gaelic Athletic Club Training and Games; KCGAC Official Website; www.kcgac.blogspot.com
P.R. Officer Dan Weinbaum: 816-805-9559, dan@kcgac.org
Fast-paced, with a possibility of high scores, you'll recognize it as a combination of Rugby, Soccer, even Basketball.
Learn about it: Gaelic Fooball video; Hurling video; Hurling-Wiki; Gaelic Football - Wiki

Gailic Football Training: Sundays , 63rd and Lewis, Swope Park, KCMO; Map; 4pm (?); scrimmage afterward



Kansas City Chapter of the American Singles Golf Association: A golf membership for singles: (i.e., never married, divorced, widowed or legally separated), over 21.. Monthly meetings are held the third Thursday of each month "Birdies Pub and Grill" located at 8889 W. 75th St., Overland Park, Kansas from 6:00-7:30 p.m. For more information call the hotline at: 816-228-1059, www.kansascity.singlesgolf.com

(early Oct)-Major League Baseball Players Alumni Kansas City Golf Fundraiser, Lions Gate Country Club; $900 per foursome, Benefit for Safety and Health Council of Western Missouri and Kansas; Past Participants: Brian McRae, Joe Carter, John Wathan, Kevin Appier, Don Lock, Ken Retzer



Kansas City Dressage Society Dressage at Longview II



(Jan-Feb) Kansas Polar Bear Plunge
Plunges in 2009 are across the entire state in 9 LOCATIONS! To find the plunge nearest to you, visit our www.ksso.org website and register to participate in your local plunge today!

Tri-State Hockey; www.active.com



www.skatingfitness.com - Ice Rink Locator

November-March-Crown Center Ice Terrace, Crown Center Square, 2450 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO; 816-274-8411; www.crowncenter.com/Entertainment-ice/Index.htm
•Regular admission is $6, or free for adults over age 60 and children age 4 and under. Skate rental is $3, or skaters may bring their own.
•Skaters age 12 and under must be under the supervision of a parent or guardian (21 or older).
Regular hours through January:
Sunday through Thursday, 10am to 9pm;
Friday & Saturday, 10am to 11pm
February and March hours:
Monday through Thursday, Noon to 9pm
Friday, Noon to 11pm
Saturday, 10am to 11pm
Sunday, 10am to 9pm
Holiday Hours: Thanksgiving Day 3pm to 10pm; Christmas Eve 10am to 6pm; Christmas Day CLOSED; New Year's Eve 10am to 6pm; New Year's Day 12pm to 9pm
Two-for-One Tuesdays! After 5pm, pay one full price admission and receive a second for FREE. (Skate rental not included - $3/person)
Group rates Monday through Thursday for groups of 20 or more people. Reservations are required; 816-274-8411

Carriage Club Ice Rink
5301 State Line Rd Kansas City, MO 64112 816-363-1310
Line Creek Community Center
5940 NW Waukamis Dr Kansas City, MO 64151 816-513-0760

AMF Ice Chateau
8788 Metcalf OPKS 66212 913-648-0129
Pepsi Ice Midwest
12140 W 135th St OPKS 66221 913-851-1600
Ice Sports Arena
19900 Johnson Dr Shawnee, KS 66218

The Ice at Park Place
117th & Nall Ave, Leawood
$6 admission, $3 skate rental; Johnson County's only outdoor ice rink; 913-441-3033
Mon.-Thur: 11am-10pm,
Fri-Sat 11am-11pm
Sun 12pm - 8pm



Co-ed Kickball: www.kcsportandsocialclub.com



PTOC Orienteering Event



Updated 2/2017


Roller Rink Locator


Kansas City
Winnwood Skate Center, 4426 NE Winn Rd, Kansas City, MO 64117; (816) 452-1171
River Roll Skate Center, 4720 NW Gateway Ave, Riverside, MO 64150; 816-587-0131
B & D South Skate Center, 13903 S Noland Ct, Independence, MO 64055; 816-252-1084
Lee's Summit
Landmark Skate Center, 701 SE Oldham Pkwy, Lee's Summit, MO 64081; 816-524-2000
Northland Rolladium Skate Center, 1020 Kent St, Liberty, MO 64068; 816-792-0590
Blue Springs
Rink Ratz, Inc., 513 SW Keystone Dr, Blue Springs, MO 64014; 816-229-7793


Skate City Kansas
--Overland Park - 10440 Mastin St, Overland Park, KS 66212; (913) 888-6668
--Shawnee - 9800 W 62nd Ter, Merriam, KS 66203; (913) 262-0711
--Legends - 7838 Washington Ave, Kansas City, KS 66112; (913) 788-7788
Skate Zone, 20355 W 151st St, Olathe, Kansas 66061; (913) 568-2498
Wheel Thing, 1719 Metropolitan Ave, Leavenworth, KS 66048; 913-682-7677


15. RUGBY - Men's

Heart of America Rugby Union, signups, www.hoarfu.com

Kansas City Rugby Football Club(KCRFC), Hotline: (816) 527-0880; www.kcrugby.org
Recruitment: Harry Kuan, 816-805-4328
All home games will be played at Seymour Rugby Park (at I-29/I-35 exit Front Street. Seymour Park is one mile S. of Isle of Capri Casino, SW of the intrastate and West of the River.)
Kickoff at Seymour Park is 1pm, unless noted otherwise

Merger effective September 6, 2008-
The Johnson County Sundogs Rugby Club and the Kansas City Blues Rugby Club
The combined organization retains the identities of both of these well established Clubs, and the expanded entity has registered within USA Rugby under the existing name of the Kansas City Blues Rugby Club, Inc.

Kansas City Blues Rugby Club, www.kcblues.org
Recruitment: Chris 'Bubba' George: 913.626.1069; kcbluesrecruiting@hotmail.com

Johnson County Sundogs Rugby Club is a Division II (D2 on the schedule) Rugby Club in the Heart of America Rugby Football Union. County Rugby has a colorful and successful past that began in the fall of 1975 in Johnson County. Some Rugby players from K-State decided to create a club in the Johnson County area, and County Rugby was born. Currently County Rugby Club is based out of Olathe, and its membership is comprised of Ruggers from all over the K.C. metro area
practice and play: the North East corner of Santa-Fe and Mur-Len, just behind The Other Place bar & grill, Olathe; Directions
For match and practice information: Coach Scott Adamson; t.scott.adamson@gmail.com

Northland Rugby Football Club
; www.northlandrugby.org (under construction?) or www.northlandrugby.com
contact us;
Recruitment: If you are interested in playing on an OPEN date click here
directions to practice field (Park Hill Middle School) and game field (Hodge Park Athletic field)

Kansas City Rogues Rugby Football Club
Wayne Nicholson: KCRUGBY7@Yahoo.com


16. RUGBY - Women's

Kansas City Jazz Football Club; www.kcjazzrugby.com
Recruitment: Sara Woods: 913-526-7422; woods_sara@hotmail.com; experienced players and interested female athletes including those without prior rugby experience



Kansas City Ski Club: One of the nations largest ski clubs with over 3000 members. 45+ trips yearly from Colorado and Utah to International locations. Winter and Summer schedules include racing, adult, family, air and bus trips. Sports Leagues, including golf, softball, volleyball, tennis and bicycling. Community volunteering. Age range is mostly mid 20's to 60's and includes married couples and families. Most Parties are at the Marriott Crowne Plaza. For trips and other sports and activities call: 913-383-9006, www.kcskiclub.org

Snow Creek Ski Area, five miles north of Weston on Missouri 45; Discounts for civil service workers and military; Skiing and snowboarding; three chair lifts and three rope tows; Tornado Alley, new tube park; Snow reports, hours and rate information available online and by phone; call for additional hours (midnight sessions?): 816-640-2200; www.skisnowcreek.com
Noon-9pm Mon-Fri
9am-9pm Sat
9am-8pm Sun



Jackson County Parks and Recreation Soccer Leagues, 151st and Kenneth Road Soccer Complex; John Melton, (816) 503-4870; www.jacksongov.org

Kansas City Outlaws, Kansas City's Premier Soccer and Futsal Club,

Soccer Leagues, Kenneth Rd., 122nd and 99th Blue River Rd., 128th and Blue Ridge Complexes, (816) 503-4877





(Late April) MIAA Tennis Championships

(early-mid Sept) KC Adult Open 5s Category 2, The Plaza Tennis Center, 4747 J.C. Nichols Pkwy., 816-784-5100

Stephanie Waterman Tennis Foundation; 816-444-4616; www.watermantennis.org

(beginning of Sept)- US Open; www.usta.com



(Mid to end of Aug) 4th Annual Jennifer Burton Memorial Volleyball Tournament, Volleyball Beach 13105 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO 64145; (816) 942-2820; www.volleyballbeach.com; www.rosebrooks.org

Spring Co-ed Sand Volleyball: www.kcsportandsocialclub.com

Volleyball Div 1 and 2: www.kcsportandsocialclub.com

(early April) National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Volleyball Championships




Polar Bear Strut 5K Run/Walk benefitting Special Olympics Kansas Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, KS; 10:00am; www.ksso.org/plunge; www.ksso.org/kansascity

Psychodelic 5K Trail Run, Ice Edition Wyandotte County Lake Park, Kansas City, KS; 9:00am; Ben Holmes: 816-810-0440; badbendrs@yahoo.com; www.psychowyco.com/id68.html

Indoor Triathlon, Mission, KS

Kansas City Trail Nerds, Shawnee, KS


Buffalo Run 8K, 5K & 1K Trail Run Parkville Nature Sanctuary, Parkville, MO; 9:00am; Stephanie Kim: runskimrun@gmail.com; www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2065318

Sweetheart Shuffle 5K and 10K Run, 1100 SE Century Dr, Lees Summit, MO; 8:00am; 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; www.healthyholidayrunseries.com

Chocolate Rush Half Marathon & 5K Prairie Life Center, 1035 Barkley, Overland Park, KS; 8:45am; Course is on the trails. One lucky runner's number will drawn for a free diamond necklace! 913-339-6767; tonydrew@everestkc.net; www.patriotsrun.org

Run Toto Run Trail Runs 50K / 20 mi. / 10mi, Wyandotte County Lake Park, Kansas City, KS; 8:00am; Ben Holmes, 816.810.0440, badbendrs@yahoo.com; www.psychowyco.com/id7.html

Sweetheart Run 5K Run/Walk Johnny's, 401 N 2nd St, Lawrence, KS; 9:00am; JoAnn Bushko: Joann@kcrunningcompany.com; www.kusweetheartrun.com

The Sweetheart Run 4 Mile, Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport, Kansas City, MO; 9:00am; www.sportkc.org/sportkc.aspx?pgID=866&event_id=853

Steps for the Chest 5K Run/Walk, Johnny's, 401 N 2nd St, Lawrence, KS; 10:00am; Judy Long: protectthechest@yahoo.com; www.protectthechest.com


Mrs Robinson's Romp 5K, 10K, Trail Run MARA GP (5K) Wyandotte County Lake Park, Shelter #14, Kansas City, KS; 8:30am; Ben Holmes: 816.810.0440, badbendrs@yahoo.com; www.psychowyco.com/id99.html

MDA 5K Run/Walk Arrowhead Stadium Kansas City, MO; 9:00am; Erin Montgomery: emontgomery@mdausa.org; www.sportkc.org/sportkc.aspx?pgID=866&event_id=795

14th Annual Truffle Shuffle 5K & Little Truffle Shuffle Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS; 8:30am; www.j3p.org

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; 8:00am; http://lawrencetrailhawks.com/races/2012/mar/04/pi-day-river-rotation-half-second-annual/

Lucky 13.1 Half Marathon & 5K RayPec High School, Peculiar, MO; 9:00am; $40 Half Marathon with finisher's medals! Jamin Swift: RohoCC@yahoo.com; www.raypec.k12.mo.us/index.aspx?NID=560

Diva Dash Women's 5K Run/Walk Park Place, 117th and Nall, Leawood, KS; 8:30am; Brad Ziegler brad@kcrunningcompany.com; www.divadashkc.com

11th Annual God's Country Off-Road Duathlon Lawernce River Trails, Lawrence, KS; 10:00am; Chris Locke: 816-200-1273; chrislocke@gmail.com; http://fattireduathlon.blogspot.com

Patriot 5K Peculiar Elementary, Peculiar, MO; leaheve@yahoo.com; www.runkansascity.com

Easter Egg 5K and Lil' Bunny Fun Run SouthCreek Office Park, Overland Park, KS; 8:00am; Steve Blew: Steve@kcrunningcompany.com; www.easteregg5K.com

Circle the Square 5K Run and Walk, Historic Independence Square, 607 W Lexington, Independence, MO; 8:00am; info@cslcares.org; www.cslcares.org

Westport St. Patrick's Day Run
Kansas City, MO; 4 Miles, 50 Yards


Brew to Brew SOLO ONLY, 44.4 miles, From: Boulevard Brewery, Kansas City, MO To: Freestate Brewery, Lawrence, KS; 7:00am; Lou Joline: 816.228.3842; www.brewtobrew.com

Jadon's Hope Bug Run 5K Run Walk, and, 1 mile fun run, Rolling Ridge Elementary
1500 W. Elm Terrace, Olathe, KS; 8:00am; to support Jadon's Hope Foundation and children with SMA; registration: http://www.enter2run.com/; amy Vrban: 913-523-4739; dascvrban@sbcglobal.net; http://jadonshope.org

Eagle Egg 5K Run/Walk Summit Christian Academy, 1500 SW Jefferson, Lee’s Summit, MO; 9:00am; Proceeds benefit Summit Christian Academy; Sarah Coats: 816.525.1480; www.eagleegg5k.com

Brew to Brew RELAY, 44.4 miles, From: Boulevard Brewery, Kansas City, MO To: Freestate Brewery, Lawrence, KS; 6:00am; Lou Joline, 816.228.3842; www.brewtobrew.com

Rock the Parkway Half Marathon, 5K, MARA GP (Half Marathon), Ward Parkway, KC, MO; 7:30am; The HalfM filled about a month early in 2012, so expect it to sell out in 2013 as well; troy@rocktheparkway.com; www.rocktheparkway.com

Eisenhower Marathon, Half marathon, 10K and 5K Abilene, KS; 7:00am; www.eisenhowermarathon.com

Boston Marathon, Hopkinton, MA; www.baa.org
For an even more detailed, updated, comprehensive and multi-page guide on marathon training with practical tips and advice: https://www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/marathon-training.html

Leawood Midnight Run 5K Run Walk 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway Leawood, KS; 11:55pm (midnight); Luke Schulte: schultel@ksso.org

Garmin Marathon in the Land of Oz, and Half Marathon, and 5K Olathe, KS; 7:00am; www.olathe.org/cvb/sports/Marathon/information_registatration.html

Run for Mercy 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run, Kids Fun Run Mill Valley HS, 5900 Monticello Road, Shawnee, KS; 8:00am; Gene Willis: 913.485.7447; genew@oceansofmercy.com; http://oceansofmercy.com/events/run-for-mercy.html

7th annual Free State Trail Run, 100K, 40-Mile, 26.2 Mile and 13.1 Mile. Clinton State Park, Lawrence, KS; 8am, 9am; Ben Holmes, 816.810.0440, badbendrs@yahoo.com; www.psychowyco.com/id1.html

1st Flight of Fancy 5K / 8K / 1.5 Mile Fun Run New Longview, 3rd & View High, Lees Summit, MO (South from the corner of 3rd & View High Road, east of Longview College); 9:00am; BJ@BJtheDJ.com; 816-509-7943; Gale Commnities 816-761-9292; www.active.com

The Annual Trolley Run 4 mile run/walk MARA GP 75th and Wornall, Kansas City, MO; 7:45am; Benefits Childrens Center for the Visually Impaired; Wave start; A true classic, and really IS downhill!

Annual Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Oklahoma City, OK; 6:30am; www.okcmarathon.com

Oz Marathon; Olathe, KS; Marathon, Half-Marathon, 5-K, 2-K; http://www.runnersworld.com/cda/racefinderdetail/1,,s6-239-283-284-0-0-0-0-1924757,00.html


May 4-Kansas Heart & Sole Classic 5K/10K MARA GP (10K) Johnson County Courthouse Square, Santa Fe & Cherry, Olathe, KS; 8:00am; Gwen Boone, 913.856.4653; www.olatherunningclub.com

May 11-Scout Strong Challenge Half marathon and 5K, Sporting Park, Kansas City, KS; 7:30am www.scoutstrongchallenge.com Contact: Heart of america Council, 816-942-9333 or 1-800-776-1110, fax 816-942-8086, scoutstrongrun@gmail.com

May 11-Laura's 5K Walk/Run Blue River Community College, Independence, MO; 8:00am; www.lbrun.com; www.active.com/5k-race/independence-mo/lauras-run-5k-walk-run-2013

May 11-Truman Run 5K Run/Walk MARA GP Sunshine Center 607 W. Lexington, Independence, MO; 8:00am; Scott Beck, 816.645.8480, kocfs6794@comcast.net; www.trumanrun.org

May 12-BikeSource Duathlon/Triathlon, Heritage Park, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS; 7:30am; presented by Bikesource & Johnson County Parks & Recreation; Chad Tower: 913-826-2953; info@jcprd.com; http://jcprd.com/special_events/hp_duathlon.cfm

May 12-KC Express Mother’s Day 5K Run/Walk for Women. Corporate Woods, College & Antioch, Overland Park, KS; 8:00am; www.mothersdayrun.com

May 18-Gogirlrun - Women's Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk Olathe, KS; 7:00am; Benefitting Komen of Greater KC and WIN for KC; Kaela Rorvig: info@ultramaxsports.com; http://gogirlrun.com

May 18-Kansas City Corporate Challenge Half Marathon (Registered Corporations' employees only) 132nd & Metcalf, Overland Park, KS; 7:00am; 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; 913.831.2222; www.kccorporatechallenge.com

May 18-Merriam Turkey Creek Festival 5K, Walk & Youth Sprint MARA GP Merriam Community Center, 5701 Merriam Drive, Merriam, KS; 8:00am; Dave Smothers, daves@merriam.org; www.merriam.org/park
May 18-3rd Annual Miles Against Melanoma 5K Run/Walk Blue Springs South High School
120 SE Adams Dairy, Blue Springs, MO; 8:00am; mamkc5k@yahoo.com; www.mamkc.com

May 19-Kansas Triathlon Clinton Lake, Lawrence, KS; www.5150kansas.com; www.ultramaxsports.com

May 27-26th Annual Amy Thompson Run for Brain Injury Classic 8K Run, 5K Run, and 1 mile Walk. MARA GP (8K), Loose Park, 5100 Wornall, Kansas City, MO; 8:00am; www.amythompsonrun.org

June 8-Sophie's Run: Lake Waukomis 5K Run/Walk, 1 mi walk Lake Waukomis I-20 & 72nd St., Lake Waukomis, MO; 8:00am; Benefitting Park Hill School District's Assistive Technology Library; Theresa Edwards: 816-419-8836; tke147@gmail.com

June 9-Ironman 70.3 Kansas, Lawrence, KS; 1.2 mile swim + 56 mile bike + 13.1 mile run www.ironmankansas.com

June 15-Road Sanctuary of Hope’s“ 14th Annual Run the Good Race ”5K Cross County Course, 5K Road Course 2601 Ridge Ave., Kansas City, KS; 7:00am; CC & 8:00am; Each entry includes pancake breakfast and t-shirt; SOH: 913-321-4673; Bill Page: 913-645-3365; www.sanctuaryofhope.org; www.sportkc.org

June 15-Summer Intro 2.8-mile Trail Run Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS; 9:00am; Ben Holmes: 816-810-0440; badbendrs@yahoo.com; www.psychowyco.com/id55.html

June 21-Rock the Night Away Trail Run 5K, 10K, Half Branded B Ranch, Lake Perry, Meriden, KS; 8:15pm, night run; Ben Holmes: 816-810-0440; badbendrs@yahoo.com www.psychowyco.com/lakeperrytrailruns/id14.html

July 4-35th Annual Lenexa Freedom Run 5K/10K Old Town Lenexa, Sante Fe & Pflumm, Lenexa, KS; 7:00am; www.lenexa.com/parks/festivals_freedom.html

July 7-Psychodelic 5K Trail Run (Fire Edition) Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS (Shelter #2); 9:00am; Ben Holmes: 816-810-0440; badbendrs@yahoo.com; www.psychowyco.com/id69.html

July 13-Psycho Psummer Run Toto Run, 50K, 2 Mile, 10 Mile Trail Runs Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS; 8am, 9am; Ben Holmes: 816-810-0440; badbendrs@yahoo.com; www.psychowyco.com/id75.html

July 14-29th Annual Shawnee Mission Triathlon; 7:00am; Presented by Johnson County Park & Recreation District Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, KS; Chad Tower: 913-826-2953, info@jcprd.com; http://jcprd.com/special_events/smp_triathlon.cfm

July 14-Eudora Horsethief Run, 5K Run, 1 Mi Fun Run MARA GP W 9th St & Main St, Eudora, KS; 7:00am; Paul Boone, 785.542.4960, horsethiefrun@gmail.com; http://eudoracrosscountry.com

July 20-Annual Amelia Earhart 8K / 2K Fun Run Atchison Family YMCA, Atchison, KS; 7:30am; Lisa Howard: 913.367.4948, LisaHoward@KansasCityYMCA.org; www.kansascityymca.org

July 21-Midwest Mayhem Triathlon Lone Star Lake, South of Lawrence, KS; 7:30am; www.midwestmayhemtriathlon.com

July 27-WIN for KC Women’s Triathlon Smithville Lake, Smithville, MO; 7:30am; Reg opens Feb 1 and will fill Fast; www.winforkctri.org

July 27-Kansas City Cross Country Open Championships 5K open cross country run MARA GP Shawnee Mission Park, Cross Country Course, Renner Road, Shawnee, KS; www.kcxcchampionships.com

July-The GORUCK Challenge, Kansas City, KS; www.runnersworld.com


Aug 2-Psych Night 5K & 10K Trail Run Wyandotte County Lake Park, KS (Start/Finihs near main park entrance); 8:00pm; night run; Ben Holmes: 816-810-0440; badbendrs@yahoo.com; www.psychowyco.com/id50.html

Aug 4-Matt Mason Memorial "Cowboy UP!" Triathlon: 500 meter swim, 10 mile bike, 5K run Smithville Lake, Smithville, MO; www.cowboyuptriathlon.com/about-matt/

Aug 10-Overland Park Farmstead Stampede 5K Run / Walk MARA GP Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, 135th & Switzer, Overland Park, KS; 7:00am; 913-940-7270; www.opkansas.org/Events/Farmstead-Stampede

Aug 11-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; 7:30am for 5K, 8:00am for 1 mile; Michael Levin: 816-245-7358; 1-877-Go KOMEN; www.komenkansascity.org

Aug 18-Jackson County Triathlon and Duathlon, Longview Lake, Lees Summit, MO; 7:30am; www.jacksoncountytriathlon.com

Aug 24-Heartland Open/Masters Outdoor Track & Field Meet, MARA GP (3000 meters) JCCC Track Overland Park, KS; 9:00am; 3000 Meters (and possibly the entire meet) is PRE registration only. Please review the event website in advance of this event; www.heartlandathleticservices.com

Aug 31-Mud and Muck 5K Unity Village, 1901 NW Blue Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO; 9:00am; Dirt road & Mud Pit, Ben Holmes; 816-810-0440; badbendrs@yahoo.com; http://mudandmuck.org 

Sept 2-Leawood Labor Day Run 5K MARA GP Leawood City Park, Lee Blvd. (south dead end) Leawood, KS; Brock Shafer: 913.339.6700 ext.152, brocks@leawood.org; www.leawood.org

Sept 7-North Shore Trail Run - 5K, 10K, Half Marathon State Park, Clinton Lake, Lawrence, KS; 9:00am; Ben Holmes: 816-810-0440; badbendrs@yahoo.com; www.psychowyco.com/id61.html

Sept 8-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; Facebook: S.W.A.T Jeremy Katzenberger Memorial Triathlon; Augi Grasis: 816-226-7046 swatjktri@gmail.com; http://swattri.blogspot.com

Sept 14-Olathe Medical Center Women’s Triathlon Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, KS; 7:30am; Chad Tower: 913-826-2953, info@jcprd.com; http://jcprd.com/special_events/omc_triathlon.cfm

Sept 15-Plaza 10K Run/Walk & Two Mile Fun Run/Walk MARA GP (10K) Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO; 7:30am; www.plaza10k.com

Sept-Santa-Cali-Gon 10K & 5K Independence, MO

Sept-Patriot's Run pg1 pg2 Olathe, KS

Sept-PanCan 5K & 10K Weston, MO

Sept-Strides for Life Liberty, MO

Sept-Run to Remember 4 Miler Kansas City, MO

Sept-Run for the Kids 5K & 10K Liberty, MO

Oct 12-Jared Coones Memorial Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk Blackbob Elementary, 14701 S. Brougham Dr., Olathe, KS; Sam Miceli: 913 710 0404, sm26375@sbcglobal.net; www.pumpkinrunwalk.org

Oct 13-Fall Fell Trail Race 7M Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, KS; 9:00am; Ben Holmes: 816-810-0440; badbendrs@yahoo.com; www.psychowyco.com/id64.html

Oct 19-Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K MARA GP (Marathon) Kansas City, MO; 7:05am; www.waddellandreedkansascitymarathon.org

Oct 26-Halloween Hustle 5K and 10K, location TBA-Kansas City area; 8:00am; Tech shirts for early registrants, costume contest, medals, & more; www.healthyholidayrunseries.com

Oct-Eyes on Aids, Pleasant Valley, MO; 5-K, 10-K http://eyesonaids.com

Oct-The Lemon Run, Waterfall Park, Independence, MO 64055; 8:30-11:00am; raising awareness and funds for childhood cancer by participating in the inaugural Lemon Run Kansas City in support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The course will offer something for athletes of all abilities, including a Kids’ Race. Come run or walk the beautiful 5K (3.1 miles) course in Waterfall Park, located by Bass Pro Shop in Independence, Missouri. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers of various age groups. If you’re not a runner or walker, come out to cheer on our childhood cancer heroes as they start the race! Likewise, if you are not located in the Greater Kansas City Area, consider signing up as a virtual runner/walker and we will send you a shirt from the event; www.alexslemonade.org/campaign/lemon-run-kansas-city

Oct-Oakhill Day School Panther Scamper 5-K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Fun Run Gladstone, MO

Oct-Head For The Cure 5-K, Lawrence, KS; www.headforthecure.org/lawrence-ks/race-details

Oct-Run for a Child, KCMO; www.runforachild.com

Oct-Bert Nash Dash & Bash 5-K, 10-K, Lawrence, KS; www.bertnashdashbash.org

Oct-Helping Heroes Challenge, KCMO; www.helpingheroeschallenge.com

Oct-Elmwood Cemetery Graveyard Run, KCMO; www.elmwoodrun.webs.com

Oct-Monster Dash 5-K & Lil Monsters Fun Run, West Bottoms, KCMO; www.kcmonsterdash.com

Oct-Boo! Run, Lawrence, KS; 5-K; www.runnersworld.com/cda/racelocation/1,7912,s6-239-283-284-0-0-0-0-KS,00.html

Oct-Race for the Future 5K Lees Summit, MO

Oct-Historic Trail Run 5K Raytown, MO

Oct-Graveyard Run 5K Kansas City, MO

Nov 3-Cliffhanger Run 5K run/walk, 8K run, MARA GP (8K) Cliff Drive & Gladstone Blvd., KC, MO; www.cliffhangerrun.com

Nov 3-The OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer 5K Run/ Walk, 1 Mile Teal Trail Walk and Kids Run Blue Valley Recreation Complex, 135th and Antioch, Overland Park, KS; 8:30am; Kelly Cannova and Kristi O'Keefe: info@overrunovariancancer.com; www.overrunovariancancer.com

Nov 9-Ultramax Cerner 15K (MARA GP 15K), also 7K FunRun-Walk, Community America Ball Park (Home of the Kansas City T-Bones), Kansas City, KS; 8:00am; Kaela Rorvig: info@ultramaxsports.com; www.kc15k.com; www.ultramaxsports.com

Nov 23-The Turkey Trails 5K & 10K, location TBA-Kansas City area; 8:00am; Long Sleeve Tech shirts for early registrants, medals, & more; www.healthyholidayrunseries.com

Nov-New Balance Girls on the Run 5-K
Blue Springs, MO; www.active.com/running/blue-springs-mo/new-balance-girls-on-the-run-5k-a-lets-move-blue-springs-event-2011

Nov-Gobbler Grind Marathon, Overland Park, KS; Marathon, Half-Marathon, 5-K; www.gobblergrindmarathon.com

Nov-Pilgrim 5-K Run/Walk & Children's Pilgrim Dash, Hyde Park, KCMO; www.pilgrimrun.org

Nov-Thanksgiving Day 5-K & Family Stroll, Overland Park, KS; www.sportkc.org/sportkc.aspx?pgID=866&event_id=500

Dec 14-The Candy Cane Course 5K & 10K, location TBA-Kansas City area; 8:00am; Hooded sweatsirts for early registrants, medals, & more; www.healthyholidayrunseries.com

Dec 14-MARA Chili Run, 6.5 mile loop on park road. Wyandotte County Lake, 91st & Leavenworth Rd., Kansas City, KS; 10:00am; www.mararunning.org

Dec-Kris Kringle 5K Kansas City, MO

Dec-Kansas City Track Club, KCMO

Dec-TRiKC Triathlon Club Membership, KCMO



Cheersport Kansas City Grand Cheerleading Championship
MCDA Worlds of Fun Cheer Fest, KCMO

Tuesdays-Ultimate Frisbee, Rosedale Park, 4125 Mission Road, KCKSAll skill levels welcome. Bring a light and dark shirt, water and cleats., 6:30-9:30pm, $2

Tag Institute -A weekly game of tag, Wednesdays, 7:30pm Mill Creek Park on the Country Club Plaza, 47th and J.C. Nichols Pkwy., Kansas City


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