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Family Friendly Fun Runs in Kansas City


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June 21, 2014 | Jazz in the Woods 5K Kids' Fun Run
Walk (or run) to support 4 local children's charities. The event will also feature kids' activities like a fun kids zone, crafts, and more.

June 22, 2014 | Erek's Run 5K Run/Walk Race
This local run/walk was started by a fellow KC Metro Mom. The event will benefit A Meningitis Foundation to help spread awareness and promote prevention as well as book scholarships that will be awarded to incoming freshmen students at KCCC.

July 26, 2014 | Georgia's Chicken Run @ Deanna Rose Farmstead
The whole family will love competing and receiving participation medals.

September 20, 2014 | Grant's Cause Family Day 5K
This special family friendly 5K run/walk will help raise awareness about Spina Bifida. Kids 12 and under get a kids fun pass for only $5. All registered participants receive a t-shirt and refreshments after the race. Proceeds go to pay for Grant's medical bills.

October 4, 2014 | 11th Annual Kansas City Zoo Run
Run for the King Penguins! Run thru the zoo to support an endangered species. Enjoy a hot breakfast at the finish line and collectable medals.

October 25, 2014 | Head's Up 10K/5K Trail Run & Walk/Racing for Kylee's Cause
HeadsUp for PCS (Post-Concussion Syndrome) Foundation’s mission is to increase awareness of the effects of concussions and raise funds for education and research. 

Previous Events:

April 19, 2014 | Easter Egg 5K & Lil' Bunny Fun Run @ Southcreek Office Park
Families will enjoy the fun course, plus a visit from the Easter bunny, face painters, food & drink, and more. Benefits Marillac.

April 26, 2014 | Garmin Half Marathon and Munchkin Marathon
Runners will enjoy the 11th annual 6K half marathon and Munchkin Marathon (a cumulative run course for kids Kindergarten through Sixth Grade).

May 10, 2014 | Run Mom Run Mother's Day Run in Brookside
Featuring a 5K race, 1 mile walk, and a "mini-rukus" (a fun kids obstacle course and mud bath), proceeds will benefit Visitation Catholic School.

May 11, 2014 | Kansas City Express Mother's Day 5K Run/Walk @ Corporate Woods
Celebrating 10 years, this fun run has become a tradition for mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends.

May 11, 2-14 | Walk Me Home 5K for Foster Families
Benefiting KVC and foster care children.

May 17, 2014 | Merriam's 29th Annual Turkey Creek Festival @ Antioch Park
This annual 5K run/walk is followed by family fun for all, including a pancake breakfast, arts and crafts, and a FREE family festival with kids zone and concerts.

May 18, 2014 | Girls on The Run Spring 5K Run/Walk @ Corporate Woods
A race supporting the national mission of educating and preparing young girls to live healthy, confident lives.

May 31, 2-14 | Supporting Kids Foundation Family 5K For The Kids
Family friendly run with a mission of raising funds to support families affected by pediatric cancer.

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