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Kansas City Area

Parkville Turkey Trot
Thursday, November 26 @ Historic Downtown Parkville, MO
The mission of the Parkville Turkey Trail Trot is to promote a family friendly health and fitness event. All proceeds support English Landing Park, Parkville Nature Sanctuary and Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter.

Great Santa Run 5K
Sunday, December 6 @ Johnson County Community College
Celebrate the holiday season while supporting Operation Breakthrough. Participants and guests will be able to enjoy the indoor facilities of the Johnson County Community College before and after the race and the Kansas City Chefs Association will cook the best post race breakfast in town!

Santa Shuffle 5K
Thursday, December 24 @ Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
This run/walk/ride is open to everyone from toddlers to grandparents. Participants will have a choice between the 5K or 1K routes. Both courses will flow through the most beautiful and historical areas in Kansas City.
Lawrence Area

Red Dog's Dog Days Fun Runs
Saturdays, 7 a.m. & 7:45 a.m. @ Lied Center, University of Kansas
Red Dog's Dog Days is a free fitness program open to all members of the Lawrence, KS community.

runLawrence Thanksgiving Day 5K
Thursday, November 26 @ Woodlawn School Gymnasium
Proceeds benefit Woodlawn School. This 5K is designated as the RRCA 5K state championship.

First Day Guided Hike
Friday, January 1, 2016 @ Clinton State Park, Lawrence, KS
Start the year off right with an afternoon hike! Hikers may have a chance to see the eagles that winter at Clinton Lake. There will be free t-shirts and hot cocoa to get everyone started!

Topeka Area

Miracle on Kansas Avenue Rescue Run
Saturday, November 28 @ Downtown Topeka
All proceeds benefit Topeka Rescue Mission. Since racers will be leading the Miracle on Kansas Avenue parade, each participant will receive glow items and are encouraged to wear numerous lights and holiday costumes.

Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon
Saturday, January 16 @ Indian Hills Elementary
This race is one of the most challenging half-marathons in Kansas. The race course is point-to-point, starting at Indian Hills Elementary and finishing at the Auburn Fire Station on east 10th Street in Auburn.

Polar Plunge & Strut
Saturday, February 6, 2016 @ Lake Shawnee Swim Beach
The Polar Plunge consists of brave souls that raise money to “plunge” into icy water in Kansas during winter. Get a team together or go it alone. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Kansas.
Central Kansas

Winter Runderland 5K & Donut Challenge
Sunday, December 6 @ Anneberg Park, Manhattan, KS
Participants have the choice of completing the normal 5K course or they can spice it up by competing in the 5K Donut Challenge! The Donut Challenge will test your fitness and your stomach.

Polar Plunge & Strut
Saturday, February 20 @ Mouse Lake, Emporia, KS
The Polar Plunge consists of brave souls that raise money to “plunge” into icy water in Kansas during winter. Get a team together or go it alone. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Kansas.

Wichita Area

Say Grace Thanksgiving Day 5K
Thursday, November 26 @ GraceMed Health Clinic
Enjoy all your holiday indulgences guilt-free by participating in this Thanksgiving morning 5K run, walk, or stroll with your family through one of Wichita’s most historic neighborhoods. Proceeds will support the ministry of GraceMed Health Clinic.

Wichita Great Santa Run
Saturday, December 12 @ Downtown Wichita
The 5K will be chip-timed complete with an aid station and post-race food and drink; participants will receive a custom knit scarf and large finisher's medal. Wear your best holiday outfit to compete in the costume contest.

Battle of the Bean 5K
Saturday, January 23, 2016 @ Mead's Corner
A fun race on a cool winter morning where a delicious hot cocoa or coffee will greet you at the finish line!

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