Saturday, Feb. 8 at Cico Park (Manhattan, Kan.)
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.
Add a club...send e-mail to melgares@LetsGoRun.com
Body First has announced a partnership with the Wamego Chamber of Commerce to host the first-ever Body First Wicked Marathon on March 29, 2014.
This unique marathon will run along historic Military Trail Road, and end in front of the popular Oz Museum. Along the way, enjoy characters in costumes, excellent race support, and Oz-some scenery.
All participants will receive a tech t-shirt, finisher’s medal, and custom poster designed by a local student. Afterwards, enjoy photo opportunities with Wizard of Oz characters.
Mar. 8 — 6th Annual 5K Walk/Run for Warmth, Community Covenant Church, Osage City, Kan., 9 a.m. Email
Mar. 15 — 36th Annual Westport St. Patrick’s Day Run, 4 miles, Kansas City, Mo., 10 a.m. Website
Mar. 15 — Mrs. Robinson’s Romp 5K, 10K Trail Run, Wyandotte Co. Lake (Shelter 14), Kansas City, Kan., 9 a.m. Website
Mar. 15 — MyShamrox 15K and 5K Fun Run/Walk, Springfield, Mo., 8 a.m. Website
Mar. 22 – Journey for Sight Run/Walk, 5K and 1 mile, Combat Air Musuem, Forbes Field, Topeka, Kan., 8 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.
JUNE 13 — Poyntz Avenue Mile, Manhattan, Kan.
2013 RESULTS: Women’s Citizen’s race | Men’s Citizen’s Race |Elite Men
2012 RESULTS: Elite: Men’s Overall | Women’s Overall | Master’s Men
Citizen’s Race: Overall | Male | Female | Age Groups
SEPTEMBER 27 — Body First School Fitness Challenge, Manhattan, Kan.
$15,000 in prize money for schools anticipated in 2014!!