Tag - running

Four on the 4th

Starting at 7:30AM on July 4th, we’ll run/walk 4 miles along Ward Parkway to celebrate Independence Day. Participants receive a tech shirt, festive giveaways, patriotic snacks, and finisher medals as bold and charming as the American dream!

Tortoise & Hare 5K

Artists & athletes will mix and mingle in a one-of-a-kind event to benefit The Good Samaritan Center. Prizes for age group winners and overall winners, original artwork designs for medals and t-shirts, scenic chip-timed course and an art show. This is an annual fundraiser to support the work of The Good Samaritan Center. For more […]

Trail Running 101

Always wanted to run a trail race or even just hit the local trails but not sure where to go or what you need? Join ultrarunning coaches Coleen Voeks and Leia Anderson of Team Sparkle Productions as they walk you through where the trails are in and around Kansas City, the etiquette of trail running […]

Kelly Cirone running on a wooden trail on a crisp fall day

Yogi in the Forest: How Yoga Can Improve Your Trail Running Experience

There are a zillion reasons why yoga is great for runners. Postural yoga teaches practitioners to move with both agility and stability, cultivate deep core strength, and hone flexibility by exploring the movements of the joints. Postures that work the feet, lower legs, hamstrings and glutes are particularly useful for runners, even though those are the ones they often struggle with. Read More >