Run for Kids 5K

Maureen L

The Run for Kids 5K run/walk will take place Sunday, May 19, 2013 starting at 8 am. The race will start behind Johnny's Tavern at 401 N. 2nd Street. This event benefits [Stop Gap Incorporated][1] and the [Mufindi Highlands Orphan Project][2]. [Register online here][3]. We hope to see you Sunday! ...

Kansas Half Marathon Clinic - attend the clinic, sign up for the race, save with tonight's early bird registration!

HCA Intern

Come to the club room at the Hy-Vee on Clinton Parkway at 5:30 pm tonight for the Kansas Half Marathon Clinic. You can learn how to properly replace your fluids and electrolytes after a run as well as how to incorporate sprint training in your preparation for the half marathon. ...

Kansas Half Marathon clinic: replacing your fluids and electrolytes, using sprint training to prepare for race

HCA Intern

Come to the Hy-Vee on Clinton Parkway at 5:30 pm tomorrow (Tuesday 3/19) to learn more at the Kansas Half Marathon clinic. The clinic will be held in the club room. Plus, you will have the opportunity to sign up for the KHM at the early bird rate! http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/18/251474/

Run/Walk Your First 5k

Rachel Warren

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/05/250725/ Nate Rovenstine, Pastor of Lawrence Wesleyan Church, is a guy who has competed in multiple marathons but is not a huge fun of competitive running. He believes that being healthy can be a fun experience, not just a competitive one. HCHC also believes that being healthy can be fun ...

Have you signed up for the Glow Run?

HCA Intern

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/oct/25/243612/ Sign up to run or walk the Glow Run 5k today! Proceeds benefit Health Care Access Clinic. Click [here][1] to register. [1]: http://www.glowrun5k.com/ku.html

Why Running for Food, Running for Health? WHY NOT?

Lily Siebert

Some of you might be asking your self, why would I run the Running for Food, Running for Health 5k Fundraising run on July 28. My question is, why not? Here are some common thoughts on why you wouldn't participate -- and the reasons why you should! 1. *“I’m not ...

Volunteers Needed for Running for Food, Running for Health

Lily Siebert

The first annual Running for Food, Running for Health 5k Fundraising Run is happening on Saturday, July 28 at 7:30 AM. Not interested in running? No problem! You can volunteer! We are looking for lots of volunteers to staff our course to ensure a well-run (no pun intended) event. Volunteers ...

Exercise Can Be Fun!

Michelle Derusseau

I only started "running" two years ago. I say "running" because try as I may, runners would not consider what I do running. I either settle into a wog (walk/jog combo) pace or I run for a couple minutes and then walk, then run again, then walk again, on and ...

Running for Food, Running for Health 5k Run

Lily Siebert

Join us on Saturday, July 28 at 7:30am for an enjoyable race, fulfilling feast, and a delightful community event. Your participation in the event directly assists the Growing Food, Growing Health School Gardens at West Middle School, Sunset Hill Elementary, and Hillcrest Elementary. The scenic, shady certified 5k course will ...

The right path: Choose trails for skill, activity, safety

Sara Shepherd

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2012/may/14/234654/ Leslie Swearingen, 66, once hiked regularly but hasn’t gotten out much in recent years. Now, the Lawrence resident says she has a number of health problems and doctor’s orders to start exercising again. “I was thinking I could walk on a trail, and the scenery would be so nice,” ...

Lawrence's largest running event set for April 22, to benefit safety net clinic

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2011/apr/17/212239/ During last year’s Kansas Half Marathon, a spectator mistakenly flipped a sign that threw about 500 runners off course. The incident caused an uproar in the community and its beneficiary [Health Care Access][1] listened. This year, there is a new event coordinator and race director, and it already has ...

Eudora's first 5K ‘Turkey Trot’ to benefit Angel Tree Project

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2010/jan/21/185316/ Eudora’s first Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk will be Nov. 19. The event, which begins at 9 a.m. at the Eudora Recreation Center, 1630 Elm St., is a benefit for the Eudora Lions Club Christmas Angel Tree Project. In the family-friendly event, kids, strollers, bikes and pets on a leash ...

GaDuGi SafeCenter hosting 5K run fundraiser Sunday with Halloween theme

Karrey Britt

http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2009/oct/31/180554/ The [GaDuGi SafeCenter][1] is having a Halloween-themed 5K run Sunday along the Kansas River levee. Registration for “The Boo! Run” begins at 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot near 402 N. Second St. and the run begins at 1 p.m. The cost is $25. Participants are encouraged to run ...

Lung Hill Run to benefit lung cancer research, help break disease's stigma

Laura Herring

Did you know that lung cancer is the number one cancer killer in the United States? This year lung cancer will kill nearly twice as many women as breast cancer and more than three times as many men as prostate cancer, an average of 439 people each day, yet lung ...

3rd Annual Head for the Cure 5k to Run Downtown

DJ Hilding

The third annual Head for the Cure 5K - Lawrence will make its 2011 appearance in downtown Lawrence! The 2011 event will be on Sunday, October 2nd. The Run/Walk will begin at 8am. Celebrate the lives and legacies of those affected by brain cancer in the heart of Lawrence, Kans. ...

Free Hill Training Clinic on Monday, September 12th

Cindy Hart

http://wellcommons.com/users/hartcindy/photos/2011/sep/7/220310/ In preparation for the [2011 Nash Dash & Bash][1], Garry Gribble’s Running Sports is hosting the Nash Dash Hill Training Clinic on Monday, September 12th at 6:30pm at the Lawrence Running Sports location at 839 Massachusetts Street. Coach Steve Sell, a former Kansas High School Cross Country and Track ...

Lawrence 5K run, 1-mile walk to benefit pediatric heart patients

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2008/aug/25/153959/ There's plenty of [run/walk events being offered][1] this fall in Lawrence and here's another one to add to your calendar: The fourth annual Cooper's Cause 5K Run/1-mile Walk will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 24 at Hollywood Theaters, 3433 Iowa. The event is organized by [Cooper's Cause Foundation][2], which ...

Perry Fall Festival coming Saturday

Aaron Couch

The third annual Perry Fall Festival kicks off at 8 a.m. Saturday in downtown Perry, about 14 miles northwest of Lawrence. The day begins with a 5K run, honoring 5-year-old Jayden Souter, a Perry resident who lost her battle with cancer last year. There will be food vendors, a watermelon-eating ...

Walking, golfing, dancing, biking — healthy activities abound this Fall

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2010/oct/26/201293/ Autumn is the ideal time of year to enjoy the great outdoors in Lawrence. Not only is it colorful with hues of red, orange and yellow, but the temperatures are more comfortable. If you need motivation, well, there’s plenty of opportunities to pick from. There are bicycle rides, runs, ...

Overbrook Pride to host 5K benefit for park

Alex Garrison

[The City of Overbrook][1] will host a 5K and fun run as part of its Santa Fe Trail Festival Sept. 17. Proceeds will go toward improvements to Overbrook Park. Interested runners and walkers can register at Overbrook City Hall, 401 Maple St., or by emailing [overbrookpride@embarqmail.com][2], said Amanda Cook, president ...

6th annual WOW Run scheduled for October 29, 2011

Tracey English

Body Boutique is pleased to announce that this year’s run will again benefit Women Build, a Habitat for Humanity affiliate that enables volunteer women to learn construction skills and make a difference by building homes and communities. The WOW 5K Run will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2011and will ...

Small town 5K races support Lawrence Memorial Hospital, community wellness

Karrey Britt

http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2010/aug/24/197389/ Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association is having 5K run/walks in three area towns this summer. It’s the third year for its “Small Town Big Cause” fundraiser. The events will benefit the endowment association, which provides financial support to LMH for medical education, research, equipment, land acquisition and unique programs. ...

Franklin County Cancer Foundation 5K Run/Walk

Gena Milburn

Date: 6/11/11 Time: 7:30 AM *Funds raised will be used to serve cancer patients in Franklin County. Call 785-242-6703 for more information

KU graduate talks about work in impoverished area of Tanzania, how Lawrence fundraiser will help

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2011/may/10/213713/ Two Kansas University graduates are working to improve the lives of people in Mufindi, Tanzania, where poverty and HIV are prevalent. Jenny Peck, 28, and her husband, Geoff Knight, 29, have been working in the country since 2008, and they enjoy it. “It is very different, but it’s a ...

Sunflower Marathon 5K Fun Run

Sunflowermarathonclub

Come out and support the Sunflower Elementary marathon club. Sunday May 15 at 1:00 pm. $10 a person ($12 on race day) $25 family max ($35 race day). Register at Clinton Lake Sports Complex Softball Fields. We will run around the arboretum/ jogging trail. We encourage everyone of all ages ...

Benefit yourself and a cause

Kristine Chapman

Running for nonprofits can be equally rewarding for both the runner and the organization. Catherine Decena Skinner, Assistant District Attorney for Douglas County, typically runs 5k’s every other weekend for different nonprofits around the Northeast Kansas area. “ I usually run with a group of girls, but I’m running this ...

Families encouraged to join popular Wildflower Walk in May

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2000/jun/18/12936/ Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 22. The [Kansas Land Trust][1] will be having its perennially popular Wildflower Walk. It’s free and open to anyone. The walk begins at 1 p.m. just southeast of Lawrence on the Akin Prairie. Kelly Kindscher, a KLT founder and author of Edible Wild ...

Eudora Autism Awareness Walk - April 9th

Jacqui Folks

Hello! I am thrilled to invite you all to the first ever Eudora Autism Awareness Walk :) The Eudora Autism Community Education and Support Society, ACES, is looking forward to seeing all of you show your support to our Autism Community. The event will begin at 2:00pm at CPA park ...

2011 List of Fun Runs/Walks

Jane Stevens

**MARCH 2011** - Sa, 3/26, [Clinton Lake Dam Run, 12K/5K, 1 mile walk,][1] Lawrence, KS **APRIL 2011** - Sa, 4/2, 10 am, [Race for Ronald 5K Run/Walk][2], Lawrence KS. - Sa, 4/9, 9 am, [Race Ipsa][3], 5K Run/Walk, KU campus, Lawrence KS. - Su, 4/17, 7:30 am, [Kansas Half Marathon, ...

Hilltop Hustle to raise funding to help provide child care for low-income families

Karrey Britt

http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2010/may/24/192505/ *Editor's Note: More details have been added since original post.* Ready to do the Hilltop Hustle? The 5k event is a fundraiser for [Hilltop Child Development Center][1], a nonprofit that serves the child care needs of the Kansas University community. The money will benefit low-income families who need financial ...

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