Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 (Cico Park, Manhattan, Kansas)
The Manhattan Cross Country Club promotes age-appropriate distance running to encourage lifetime fitness and health. The Club is supported by private donations, grants, and fundraising.
The Club encourages principles of good sportsmanship, respect for teammates and a positive attitude toward self-improvement, confidence-building and goal-setting.
The Club's signature event is the Body First School Fitness Challenge. From 2008-2013, this event has awarded $36,500 to local schools in support of physical education. An additional $15,000 is expected to be awarded on Sept. 27, 2014.
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Saturday, March 14, 2015
Come join the grand celebration! It’s the 37th running of the St. Patrick’s Day Road Races in Manhattan, Kan. and Aggieville.
Manhattan’s largest running event has drawn record numbers of walkers and runners the past four years, attracting more than 1,600 runners and walkers to Aggieville.
Body First Wicked Marathon and Half-Marathon
March 28, 2015 (Wamego, Kan.)
Run for the Red 5K
A Benefit for the American Red Cross
March 29, 2015 (Manhattan, Kan.)
Hillsboro United Methodist Church Skeeter Run (5K)
April 18, 2015 (Hillsboro, Kan.)
Partner with the Manhattan Cross Country Club
Mar. 8 — 6th Annual 5K Walk/Run for Warmth, Community Covenant Church, Osage City, Kan., 9 a.m. Email
Mar. 14 — 37th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 10K and 2 Mile Fun Run Road Races, Aggieville, Manhattan (Kan.), 10 a.m.
Mar. 21 – Journey for Sight Run/Walk, 5K and 1 mile, Combat Air Musuem, Forbes Field, Topeka, Kan., 8 a.m. Website
Mar. 29 — Run for the Red 5K, a Benefit for the American Red Cross, Kansas State University Alumni Center, Manhattan (Kan.). More info posted when available
April 4 — 17th Annual Silver Lake Scholarship Foundation 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, Silver Lake (Kan.) High School, 8 a.m.
Apr. 4 — MaxTrax Duathlon, Short Course and Long Course available, Columbia, Mo., 8:30 a.m. Website
Apr. 11 — Eisenhower Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 10K and 5K, Abilene, Kan., 7 a.m. Website
Apr. 11 — Rock the Parkway Half-Marathon and 5K, Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Mo., 7:30 a.m. Website
Apr. 12 — Brew to Brew, 44.4 miles from Kansas City to Lawrence, Solo and Team Races, 6 a.m. Website
Apr. 19 — GoGirlRun Charity Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk, Springfield, Mo., 7:45 a.m. Website
Contact us to learn how we can bring accurate, fast results to your event! 100% of the proceeds from our timing services go directly to support youth running in the Flint Hills region, primarily through the Manhattan Cross Country Club.
We primarily use shoe tags and the IPICO Chip Timing system, but can help you with bib tags on request. Our services are affordable for races of all sizes. Please email Pat Melgares, melgares@LetsGoRun.com, to learn more about how we can help your race’s finish line work more smoothly.