Events – May 2017

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Calendar of Events – May 2017 

 

United States Properties

Marseilles, Illinois

CincoK-5K May 6th
The Annual 5K walk and run that kicks off the Cinco de Mayo Festival! Sponsored by the city of Rochelle and HOPE of Ogle County.

Push for the Path PeppRUNi 5K Run/Walk-May 13th
In nearby Yorkville, join Push for the Path to benefit a 2.72 mile multi-use path on Kennedy Road. Good cause great race!

Cop-Run 5K-May 20th
This 5K in Odell benefits the Illinois Torch Run for Special Olympics. Starts and finishes in downtown square. Enjoy this 3rd Annual race!

 

Cincinnati, Ohio

The 19th Flying Pig Marathon-May 7th
The largest weekend party in town. The Flying Pig Marathon includes a City Dash 4-Person Relay Race. Fun for the whole family.

Cincinnati Beer Run-May 13th
For runners 21 and older. Beer will be on the course…this amazing race takes a “craft beer week” and puts it all in a 2.5 mile race. This race starts in Newport, Ky and runs through Cincinnati.

Memorial Day Race-May 29th
Cincinnati’s second oldest race! On a flat, spectator friendly 5K course on the loop in Otto Armleder Memorial Park!

 

Augusta, Ga

Fort Gordon Marine Mud Challenge-May 6th
The 10th anniversary for this fun and exciting 5-mile off-road race! As always the Marine Mud challenge is a team event. So assemble your team and get up for the challenge!

Aiken County Young Life 5K-May 19th
This is the 1st year for this event. All proceeds of this race will help fund a group of 100 youth for a trip to Frontier Ranch Young Life Camp in Colorado. Get a great workout and support this worthy cause.

Savannah Rapids Park 5K My School Color Run-May 20th
Help support Lakeside High School with this fun walk/run. This event is open to the entire family. Lace up, the weather in Augusta this time of year should be gorgeous!

 

Aurora, North Carolina

Ignite True Value Glow Run-May 6th
In nearby Bath, NC, this is a fundraiser for Ignite student conference which is an outreach ministry. The race starts at the church and go over the bridge into the city limits of Bath.

5K Striders for Scholars-May 20th
Support a race fundraiser that provides services for youth 0-18. Includes after school and summer camp programs, tutoring, leadership camps, reading programs and education workshops.

Aurora Fossil 5K-May 28th
Sign up for the 5th Annual Fossil Festival 5K! This Aurora race benefits the Aurora Fossil Festival.

 

White Springs, Florida

4th Annual “Sprint or Students” Feed The Need”-May 13th
This great race helps feed Children of Putnam County. Race through beautiful and historic downtown Palatka. Starts and finishes at Riverfront Park!

3rd Annual Breathe Easy 5K and 1 Mile Walk/Run for Asthma Awareness-May 13th
This race is at the Valdosta State Recreation Center and brought to you by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Take part in this fun race and help raise awareness of the Asthma epidemic.

The Viking 5K-May 27th
This fun filled race in Palatka welcomes runners, walkers, families and anyone who seeks to raise their heart rates and support St. John’s River State College’s athletic program.

 

Geismar, Louisiana

Girls on the Run Baton Rouge 5K-May 7th
This 5k race in Baton Rouge is a 3.1 mile course around Kenilworth and Walden neighborhoods. Men, women and children are all welcome to participate!

CRRC Summer Series 1 Mile & Snow Cones-May 24th
A special race on Hump Day Wednesday. Join this fun race in Nearby Lafayette and enjoy the beautiful Louisiana weather!

Jambalaya Festival. 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run-May 27th
Join all the fun of this run and then enjoy the music, cooking and great party atmosphere. All the fun is in nearby Gonzales, La.

 

Joplin, Missouri

Freedom of Flight 5K on the Runway-May 6th
The 3rd Annual Freedom of Flight 5K on the Runway will be at the Joplin Regional airport. This event helps support Joplin’s Freedom of Flight Museum.

Joplin Memorial Marathon-May 20th
The Joplin Memorial race is about life, resiliency, and the human spirit. Come celebrate Joplin’s rebuild and return better than ever! One of Joplin’s signature Annual races!

Up and Over Obstacle Challenge-May 27th
The Up and Over MUD Edition is coming to Joplin! Mud Running, pipe crawling, hay bale leaping, wall climbing and hill climbing. If this sounds fun to you register now!

 

Lima, Ohio

Pique Educator Appreciation 5K Walk/Run-May 4th
This race benefits the Piqua High School and Junior High School Cross-County programs. Tie those laces tightly and run or walk for your personal health while supporting this super cause.

Miami County Animal Shelter 5K-9-May 13th
In nearby Troy, a flat 3.1 mile run/walk through the Miami County Fairgrounds. Bring your dog, just make sure he/she is on a lease. Great race for dog lovers!

Hope Matters 5K-May 21st
The Hope Matters 5K raises money to build playground equipment for the disabled children of Marysville. There is a great need for this special cause and your participation in this race helps!

 

Weeping Water, Nebraska

Berkshire Hathaway Invest in Yourself 5K-May 7th
Mr. Buffet himself has adopted a new healthier lifestyle and wants everyone to share the importance of this message. Please get out and Run, Jog or Walk.

2017 Papillion Half Marathon, 10k & 5K Fun Run-May 21st
DJ music, Bounce Houses for kids, food and service vendors will also be on hand. This is a event to be enjoyed by the entire family!

FreedomFest 5K-May 28th
All proceeds will support Miles for Heroes, a nonprofit organization that helps Veterans combat PTSD. Can you think of a more worthy cause than supporting our nation’s veterans?

 

Northbrook, Illinois

Nancy Young Dolphin Dash-May 6th
Lace up for this fantastic and fun race! Complimentary breakfast, Raffle Drawing, Vendor expo and all registered participants get a free T-shirt!

5K Ecorun-May 13th
Run through beautiful Silver Creek conservation area and help the McHenry County recycling program. In nearby Crystal Lake, remember this is a certified chip timed event!

2nd Annual Horizon Hustle 5K-May 27th
Hop into spring with this fun 5K which travels through beautiful McKinley Park. Chicago is beautiful this time of year, so lace them up and get your heart racing!

 

Canada Properties

Allan, Saskatchewan

City Wide Food Drive-May 6th
Support the city of Saskatoon on their Annual City wide food drive! Support those who are in need of assistance from the Sakastoon Food Bank & Learning Centre.

Jane’s Walk Saskatoon-May 5th-7th
A weekend of free walks led by volunteers to learn, explore and share stories about our communities and connect with our neighbors. Enrich your health and your relationships!

Break the Barrier: Mental Health and Addiction Services Fun Run/Walk-May 7th
At Diefenbaker Park, this Fun Run/Walk seeks to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and addictions. Help support the benefits of being active by participating in this race!

 

Cory, Saskatchewan

Thrive Time-Sundays in Saskatoon-Sundays May 7th-28th
Join the YMCA for Family Fun Activities including bouncing castle, games and swimming. Every Sunday in May, something for every member of the family.

Read Saskatoon-May 4th
Reading can be therapeutic and a healthy hobby for both the mind and soul. Join 4 Saskatchewan authors for a great evening of storytelling. Celebrate literacy and the power of the written word!

Saskatchewan Folks….Out and About – M-Sat through May 27th
Artisan Sandy Christensen displays her new work in clay. The figures are inspired by the quiet strength and good humor of small town people of Saskatchewan. Good for your soul!

 

Lanigan, Saskatchewan

City Wide Food Drive-May 6th
Support the city of Saskatoon on their Annual City wide food drive! Support those who are in need of assistance from the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre.

Thrive Time-Sundays in Saskatoon-Sundays May 7th-28th
Join the YMCA for Family Fun Activities including bouncing castle, games and swimming. Every Sunday in May, something for every member of the family.

Science Rendezvous Festival-May 13th
Located at the Geology/Biology Building at the University of Saskatchewan. Free to the public this event will dazzle you with incredible feats of science, technology, engineering and math!

 

Patience Lake, Sakatchewan

Thrive Time-Sundays in Saskatoon-Sundays May 7th-28th
Join the YMCA for Family Fun Activities including bouncing castle, games and swimming. Every Sunday in May, something for every member of the family.

Jane’s Walk Saskatoon-May 5th-7th
A weekend of free walks led by volunteers to learn, explore and share stories about our communities and connect with our neighbors. Enrich your health and your relationships!

Break the Barrier: Mental Health and Addiction Services Fun Run/Walk-May 7th
At Diefenbaker Park, this Fun Run/Walk seeks to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and addictions. Help support the benefits of being active by participating in this race!

 

Rocanville, Saskatchewan

Thomas Rhett-May 8th
They say music is good for the soul. If this is true then Thomas Rhett will be serving up a heaping full of good music for your soul at the Brandt Centre. Rhett is one of the biggest country acts today, catch him live on May 8th at 7pm!

Royal Road Race-May 13th
The Royal Road Race is a family friendly event to help promote wellness and the sport of running. Open to walkers and runners alike. Held on Mother’s Day weekend!

5K Cardiac Care Walk/Run-May 27th
The Cardiac Care 5K Walk/Run will be held on May 27th in support of Regina Foundation to help fund new medical technology for the Cardiac Care Unit and continuing education of the staff.

 

New Brunswick, Sussex

Demi-Marathon de l’Acadie-May 7th
Take advantage of the warmer temps and get out there for this great race. Lace up your sneakers and get your blood pumping!

Fredericton Marathon-Fredericton 5K-May 14th
This 5K uses the city’s vast partly paved and hard trail system while also highlighting the picturesque residential architecture in Fredericton.

Fredericton Marathon-May 14th
This marathon course is Boston certified and continues to draw athletes who want to achieve a qualifying time on this very flat and fast course.

 

Saskatoon

Read Saskatoon-May 4th
Reading can be therapeutic and a healthy hobby for both the mind and soul. Join 4 Saskatchewan authors for a great evening of storytelling. Celebrate literacy and the power of the written word!

Jane’s Walk Saskatoon-May 5th-7th
A weekend of free walks led by volunteers to learn, explore and share stories about our communities and connect with our neighbors. Enrich your health and your relationships!

Family Thrive Time Sundays-Every Sunday in May.
Join the YMCA for a family swim in their 25 meter pool. Family fun activities include bouncy castles and games in the gym. Sundays May 7th-28th.

 

Trinidad

Port of Lisa’s, Trinidad

National Junior Trials Golf Tournament-May 6th
Catch the best Junior golfers in the area compete for the top spot. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes as there are many rolling hills.

Cotton Tree Foundation Charity Golf Tournament-May 10th
Did you know that playing golf is a great workout? Sign up for this great charity event and get some great exercise to boot.

Tobago International Sea to Sea 5K and 10k Marathon-May 20th
This 5K and 10k is sure to provide some beautiful scenery during your walk/run. Sign up now for your number!