Women with Interest - Ready. Set. Go.Women with Interest
Kansas City Area
24th Annual Labor Day 5K Run/Walk
Monday, September 1 @ Leawood City Park
Whether you're a veteran runner, a beginner, a wheelchair athlete or even a walker, this event is for you! Immediately following the race, gather at the Lion's Shelter for post-race awards and an "all-you-can-eat" pancake breakfast provided by the Leawood Lion's Club.

Bark 4 Our Park 5K Doggie Dash
Sunday, September 14 @ Stocksdale Park, Liberty, MO
Proceeds from this chip-timed trail race will benefit the off-leash dog park at Stockdale Park. Not a runner but a pet lover? Come out for the Pet Expo from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kansas City Free to Breathe Run/Walk
Sunday, September 28 @ Village of Seville Shopping Center, Leawood, KS
Help to double lung cancer survival! By participating and choosing to fundraise, you’re helping raise awareness and fund vital research programs dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.
Lawrence Area

Run to Free 5K
Monday, September 1 @ South Park, corner of Massachusetts & 11th
This race raises funds for organizations that fight human trafficking and help victims. The Willow Domestic Violence Shelter in Lawrence is one of this year's recipients.

North Shore Trail Run
Saturday, September 6 @ Clinton State Park
This is a fun trail-running event with something for everybody. There's a 5K that's perfect for first-time trailrunners. The 10K is fun, but challenging. The half-marathon is a one-loop course of awesomeness!

Topeka Area

2nd Annual Run/Walk Shawnee County Suicide Prevention Coalition
Saturday, September 6 @ Capital City High
This event is dedicated to bringing awareness and education about suicide prevention to Shawnee County residents.

The Race Against Breast Cancer
Saturday, September 13 @ Washburn University Law Campus
The RABC program funds screening/diagnostic mammograms for over 600 individuals in northeast Kansas each year and reaches hundreds more through community awareness and fundraising efforts.

Shawnee Heights Fire 75th Anniversary 5K
Saturday, September 20 @ Tinman Circle, Lake Shawnee
Please join the Shawnee Heights Fire District in celebration of 75 years of service to the community. Medals will be awarded for the top three males and females in each age bracket.
Central Kansas

5K Run for the Brand
Saturday, August 23 @ The Orchard, 1128 N Hwy 99, Emporia, KS
This race features unconventional ranch obstacles that will be fun for all. A stick horse race for kids 12 and under will follow the 5K. All proceeds will benefit the Ranchland Trust of Kansas, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Kansas Livestock Association.

Wildcats Run for Wellness
Saturday, September 6 @ Chester E. Peters Recreational Complex, K-State Campus, Manhattan, KS
Join this race to help support the Wildcat Wellness Coalition, a collaborative effort between Recreational Services, Lafene Health Center and Counseling Services of Kansas State University.

Mother K 5K
Saturday, September 20 @ Council Grove High School, Council Grove, KS
This memorial walk/run event will raise money for a scholarship to be given to a Council Grove High School graduate in Katie Gant's name.

Wichita Area

Labor Run
Monday, September 1 @ Sedgwick County Park
This family-friendly run/walk will award top-time medals for children, youth and adult groups. Following the run, stay for a pancake feed by Chris Cakes.

See Jane Run Women's Half Marathon & 5K
Saturday, September 13 @ Douglas Street Bridge at Waco Street
Take a big group of women, add chocolate, champagne, massages, laughter, tears and lots of fun… it feels like a girls’ night out, right? But it's not. It’s the See Jane Run Half Marathon and 5K Race!

Walk to Defeat ALS
Saturday, September 20 @ The Waterfront
More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about.


            Email us at womenwithinterest@capfed.com to tell us about runs or walks you'd like added to the list.


            Include a URL for more information about the event.