Quickie: Another runner has announced plans to attempt to break the 35 year-old record for running across the United States. Pete Kostelnick of Lincoln, Nebraska expects to start in San Francisco on September 12th and reach New York City around October 26th. (That would break the existing 46-day record by a day.)

Pete is a 27 year-old experienced ultra runner with some very strong credentials--he won the 2015 Badwater 135 (which bills itself as "the world's toughest road race"), and this past weekend finished the Western States 100-mile race in just under 20 hours.   However, running 3,000 miles in 45 days is an entirely different ballgame from a one-day race.

He has a Facebook page devoted to his transcontinental run.

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MISSOURI RACE SERIES - COLUMBIA (posted June 19th)

The final installment of the four-race Missouri Race Series 2016 season was held on Saturday (June 18th) in Columbia.  A total of 134 runners competed in the event, including 35 in the 10-mile race, 39 in the 10K, and 60 in the 5K. 


The start/finish line in Columbia.  Photo provided by Scott Gray.

Fourteen Lake-area runners were among the competitors.   Jim McDermott led our 10-mile finishers, crossing the line in 1:20:41.  Our top 10K finisher was Michelle Kolb, in 1:05:44, and Ron Bentch topped the 5K finishers, in 22:47.

Ashley Pryor and Ron Bentch won their respective age-groups.

Here are the results for the Lake-area participants.

MISSOURI RACE SERIES - COLUMBIA
JUNE 18, 2016
RESULTS FOR LAKE-AREA PARTICIPANTS
Name
City
Finish Time
Age Group
Age Group Place
10 MILES:
Jim McDermott Camdenton
1:20:41
M60-69
2 of 3
Jason Kolb Meta
1:21:58
M30-39
2 of 2
Ashley Pryor Versailles
1:22:02
F30-39
1 of 9
Heather Doyle Tipton
1:25:07
F30-39
3 of 9
John Sykes Barnett
1:26:10
M50-59
2 of 3
Stacey Embry Versailles
1:41:31
F40-49
3 of 5
Marvin Bescheinen Versailles
1:41:31
M60-69
3 of 3
         
10K:
Michelle Kolb Meta
1:05:44
F30-39
5 of 9
Jayna Gray Eldon
1:12:18
F30-39
6 of 9
Melinda Sykes Barnett
1:22:07
F50-59
4 of 4
Scott Gray Eldon
1:27:08
M30-39
3 of 4
   
5K:
Ron Bentch Versailles
22:47
M50-59
1 of 7
Billy Struble Stover
28:16
M30-39
3 of 6
Olivia Doyle Tipton
39:32
F19 & Under
4 of 4
         

Complete race results can be found here

There were three notable performances on Saturday by three exceptional runners.

The overall winner of the 10-mile race was 67 year-old John Howland of Jefferson City. John finished ahead of 34 other competitors, in 1:17:00.  (This is the first time in memory a runner in this age group was an overall race winner.)

The overall winner of the men's 10K was Drew White, a former high school cross country standout for Festus High School (perennially one of the top teams in the state championships) and now a junior cross country and track runner at Mizzou.  He finished the 10K in a blistering 32:18.

Jamie Vest was the overall women's 10K winner, in 38:45.  Jamie is an elite runner from Lebanon.  She was the overall women's winner of the Dallas Marathon last December in 2:58:21.  She also finished third at Bass Pro one month earlier in 3:30:36. 

Series results

It's not official, but looking at the above results and the series standings after three races, it appears that our Lake-area runners claimed the following series placings (I'll keep an eye out for the official results for any necessary corrections):

10-Mile:

Jason Kolb - first place, men 30-39
Ashley Pryor - first place, women 30-39
Heather Doyle - second place, women 30-39
Stacey Embry - first place, women 40-49
Marvin Bescheinen - first place, men 60-69
Jim McDermott - third (or possibly 2nd) place, men 60-69

10K:

April Leonard - third place, women 40-49
Melinda Sykes - first place, women 50-59

5K:

Ron Bentch - third place, men 50-59
Olivia Doyle - first place, women 19 & under

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2016 ARCHIVES

2015 ARCHIVES

2014 ARCHIVES

2013 ARCHIVES

2012 ARCHIVES

2011 ARCHIVES

2010 ARCHIVES

2009 ARCHIVES

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18th ANNUAL ELDON INDEPENDENCE DAY 5K RUN/WALK (posted June 18th)

Registration is open for Eldon's Independence Day 5K Run/Walk. The event will be on Monday, July 4th, at the swimming pool on N. Franklin Street. The run/walk starts at 7:30 a.m., with race-day registration opening at 7:00 a.m.

The entry fee is $15 if you register by the pre-registration deadline of June 24th. After that date, the fee is $20. T-shirts are only guaranteed for those who pre-register; all others receive t-shirts while supplies last.

Registration forms are available at the Parks & Recreation Department's Facebook page, or just click here.

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READING RAMBLE 5K FUN RUN/WALK (posted June 12th)

The Camden County Library District (Facebook page) will be holding a Reading Ramble 5K fun run/walk at Camdenton High School on the evening of Saturday, July 23rd.   It's a free event.   The run/walk starts at 7:00 p.m., with registration opening at 6:00 p.m.

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CONCERNS OF POLICE SURVIVORS BLUE RIBBON 5K RUN/WALK (posted May 12th)

The third annual Blue Ribbon 5K Run/Walk benefiting Camdenton-based Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S), will be held on Saturday, August 20th, at the Linn Creek City Park (map). The run/walk will start at 8:00 a.m., with race-day registration opening at 6:30 a.m.

The theme for this year's event is "Not all heroes wear capes!"   Come dressed as your favorite superhero, or come dressed all in blue. Prizes will be given out for best costume and "Blue-est."

The entry fee for those who pre-register is $20 for individuals and $15 per person for families of three or more.  On race day, the entry fees for both individuals and family members are $5 higher.

A "Virtual Runner" option is available for those who live elsewhere and can't travel to the event.  The entry fee is $25.  Virtual Runners will get a t-shirt.

T-shirts can only be guaranteed to those who register by July 22nd.

Online registration, or details on paying by check, is available here.  (You can also find online registration at Its Your Race here.)

Split-Second Timing will be handling race timing duties this year.

An event flyer can be downloaded here.

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HALF MARATHON, MARATHON & LONGER RUNNING RACES
IN MISSOURI AND VICINITY
2016

Date
Race Name
Distances
Location
       
  NOTE:  HIGHLIGHTED DATES INDICATE THAT THE EVENT'S 2016 DATE HAS NOT YET BEEN ANNOUNCED AND/OR CONFIRMED
       
Jan 2-3 The Pistol Ultra Run 
100K:  Ashley Pryor, Scott Page & Todd Raney
50K:  April Boicourt
50K relay, 50K, 50 miles, 100K, 100 miles Alcoa, TN
Jan 16 Runner's Choice 5K/10K 5K & 10K Columbia, MO
Jan 16 Cabin Reliever 20K &
Resolution 5K
20K & 5K Rogersville, MO
Jan 16 David's Trail Endurance Run 40K, 25K & 7K
(40K cancelled due to flooding)
Mountain Home, AR
Jan 17 Houston Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon & Half Houston, TX
Jan 23 St. Louis Track Club Frostbite Series Half Marathon & 4-mile St. Louis, MO
Jan 23 Wildwood Frozen Feet 13.1M Trail Race Half Marathon Wildwood, MO
Feb 6 Chocolate Rush Half Marathon & 5K Half Marathon & 5K Olathe, KS
Feb 13 Run with the Wind 25K 25K; solo and 3-team relay Sarcoxie, MO
Feb 13 Heart of the Ozarks Half Marathon, relay & 10K West Plains, MO
Feb 14 Fort Smith Marathon Half & Marathon Fort Smith, AR
Feb 14 Austin Marathon
Kara O'Connor; Casey O'Connor (possible)
Marathon & Half Austin, TX
Feb 14 Mercedes Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon, Half & 5K Birmingham, AL
Feb 20 Psycho Wyco Run Toto Run 50K, 20-mile & 10-mile trail runs Kansas City, KS
Feb 21 Shelby Forest Loop Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon & Half Millington, TN
Feb 27 Soggy Bottom Endurance Run 100-mile, 100-mile relay, 40-mile, 40-mile relay; 4-mile (afternoon) and 10-mile on Feb 28 Sparta, MO
Feb 28 Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans
Marathon: Todd Raney & Amy Harrell
Half:  Ashley Pryor, Heather Doyle & April Boicourt
Marathon & Half New Orleans, LA
Feb 28 The Cowtown
50K/Marathon/
Half/10K/5K
Fort Worth, TX
March 6 Little Rock Marathon
Marathon: Jim McDermott
Marathon, Half & 10K Little Rock, AR
March 12 Lucky 13.1 Half Marathon & 5K Half Marathon & 5K Peculiar, MO
March 12 Dublin's Pass ShamRox Run 15K & 5K Springfield, MO
March 12 Rock 'n' Roll DC
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon, Half & 5K Washington, DC
March 13 ShamRox Columbia 15K & 5K Rocheport, MO
Mar 20 Bataan Memorial Death March
Rona Schaefer, Paul Schaefer, Ryan Lewis & Wayne Meckley
Marathon White Sands Missile Range, NM
March 18,19,20 3 Days of Syllamo Day 1:  50K
Day 2:  50 miles
Day 3:  20K
Blanchard Springs, AR
March 19 Sedalia Half Marathon Half Marathon & 5K Sedalia, MO
March 20 Relay & Run for 21K Half Marathon & Relay St. Louis, MO
March 26 Missouri Race Series 10 miles, 10K & 5K Lee's Summit, MO
March 26 Highline Run for Scouting Half Marathon & 5K Springfield, MO

April 2

 

Do or Die Half Marathon & 5K Half Marathon & 5K New Franklin to Rocheport, MO
April 2 Badge of Honor Run Half Marathon/10K/5K Poplar Bluff, MO
April 2 Bridge & Dam Half Marathon & 10K Half Marathon & 10K Lake Ozark, MO
April 2 Big Party Half Marathon Half Marathon & 5K Springfield, MO
April 2 Charlottesville Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon & Half Charlottesville, VA
April 3 Brew to Brew 43.5 miles--solo and relays Kansas City to Lawrence, KS
April 9 Go Girl Run--Springfield Half Marathon & 5K Springfield, MO
April 9 Rock the Parkway Half Marathon & 5K Kansas City, MO
April 9 Mission Run in the Ozarks Marathon/Half/5K Mountain Home, AR
April 10 Rock 'n' Roll Raleigh
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon & Half Raleigh, NC
April 10 Hogeye Marathon & Relays
Marathon/Half/Relays Fayetteville, AR
April 10 GO! St. Louis
Marathon: Amy Harrell
Marathon/Relay/Half St. Louis, MO
April 16 Missouri Race Series 10 miles,10K & 5K Jefferson City, MO
April 16 Garmin Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon/Half//10K Olathe, KS
April 23 Run for the Children Half Marathon Half Marathon Eldon, MO
April 23 Royal Running Series 10K/20K trail race Lake of the Ozarks State Park
April 24 Big Sur International Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon Big Sur, CA
April 24 Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Marathon/Relay/Half/5K Oklahoma City, OK
April 30 Illinois Marathon
Marathon/Half/10K/5K Champaign-Urbana, IL
April 30 Frisco Railroad Run 50 miles/50K/
Marathon/Half/10-mile & 8K
Willard, MO
April 30 Rock 'n' Roll Nashville
Marathon:  Jim McDermott
Marathon & Half Nashville, TN
May 1

Independence Half Marathon (inaugural race)

Half Marathon & 5K Independence, MO
May 7 Trail to a Cure Ride/Run/Walk Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Rocheport, MO
May 7 Wisconsin Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/5K Kenosha, WI
May 8 Kalamazoo Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/10K/5K Kalamazoo, MI
May 14 Running with the Cows
Half: Willard Haley
Half Marathon & 5K Bucyrus, KS
May 14 RiverTownRun Half Marathon & 5K Washington, MO
May 14 Missouri Race Series 10 miles, 10K & 5K Joplin, MO
May 15 Divas Half Marathon & 5K Half Marathon & 5K Branson, MO
May 21 Go Girl Run--Columbia Marathon/Half/5K Columbia, MO
May 21
Striker Life Half Marathon
Half: Scott Page, Reagan Page & Cooper Vickers
Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Whiteman AFB, Knob Noster, MO
May 21 Joplin Memorial Run
Marathon: Jim McDermott
Marathon/Half & 5K
Marathon added for 2016
Joplin, MO
May 21 Berryman 50-Mile & Marathon 50-Mile & Marathon Steelville, MO
May 22 Race 13.1 St. Louis Half Marathon & 5K St. Charles, MO
May 22 Rockford Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon, Half & 10K Rockford, IL
May 29 Vermont City Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon & relay Burlington, VT
June 4 GO! Missouri KT82 Trail Relay 82-mile Katy Trail relay race St. Louis, MO
June 4

Hospital Hill Run

Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Kansas City, MO
June 11 Marathon to Marathon Marathon, Relay, Half & 5K Storm Lake, IA
June 12 Revel Rockies Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon & Half Denver, CO
June 18 Missouri Race Series 10 miles, 10K & 5K Columbia, MO
June 25 In2Action Trail Run Half Marathon & 5K Columbia, MO
July 3 Freedom 321 Run Half Marathon & 5K Joplin, MO
July 10 MIssoula Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/5K Missoula, MT
July 23 Psycho Psummer Trail Run 50K, 20-mile, 10-mile Kansas City, KS
Aug 20 Harder Than Hell Half Marathon Half Marathon Nixa, MO
Aug 21 Anchorage RunFest
Marathon: Todd Raney
49K/Marathon/Half/5K Anchorage, AK
Aug 27 Nebraska State Fair Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/5K Grand Island, NE
Sep 3 Forrest Gump Challenge 50K, Marathon, Half & 5K Reeds Spring, MO
Sept 3 Pocatello Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/10K/5K Pocatello, ID
Sep 4 Flatlanders 6/12 Hour Run 6 or 12 hours Fenton, MO
Sep 4 Go Girl Run--Kansas City Half Marathon & 5K Kansas City, MO
Sep 5 Run 2 Remember Half Marathon (new in 2016), 10K & 5K Willard, MO
Sep 5 Heart of America Marathon
Marathon Columbia
Sep 10 Azalea Half Marathon 5K/10K, Half Nixa, MO
Sep 17-18 Mark Twain 50/100 50 & 100 miles Mark Twain Forest
Sep 17 North Shore Trail Run 5K/10K, Half Lawrence, KS
Sep 18 Lee's Summit Half Marathon Half Lee's Summit, MO
Sep 18 Tunnel Light Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon Hyak, Washington
Sep 18 Konquer the Konza Trail Races 25K & 10K Manhattan, KS
Sep 24 Rise and Shine 5K & Half Marathon Half Marathon & 5K Osage Beach, MO
Sep 25 Broadway Bridge Run 5K/10K, Half Kansas City, MO
Sep 25 Quad Cities Marathon Marathon/Half/5K Moline, IL
Sep 25 Salt City Run for the Rock Half Hutchinson, KS
Sep 30 Frog Hill Half Marathon & 10K Half Marathon & 10K Waynesville, MO
Oct 1 Roots 'n Blues 'n BBQ Festival
10K, Half Columbia, MO
Oct 1 Run the Burg 5K/10K, Half Warrensburg, MO
Oct 1 Rock Bridge Revenge 7 miles, 25K, 50K Columbia, MO
Oct 1 Panther Run 5K/10K/15K Springfield, MO
Oct 1 Arkansas Traveller 100 100 miles Perryville, AR
Oct 2

MO' Cowbell Marathon

5K, Half & Marathon St. Charles, MO
Oct 2 Haulin' Bass Trail Runs 8K & 15K Stockton, MO
Oct 8 Hartford Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/5K Hartford, CT
Oct 9 Newport Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon & Half Newport, RI
Oct 9 Chicago Marathon
Nigher Alfaro
Marathon Chicago, IL
Oct 9 Double Road Race 10K+5K Overland Park, KS
Oct 9 Prairie Fire Marathon Marathon/Half/5K Wichita, KS
Oct 15 Bear Creek Run Half Marathon Columbia, MO
Oct 15 Waddell & Reed Kansas City 5K, Half & Marathon Kansas City, MO
Oct 15-16 Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs 15K, 25K, 50K Lampe, MO
Oct 16 Rock 'n' Roll St. Louis 5K (on Sat.), 10K & Half Marathon St. Louis
Oct 16 Des Moines Marathon Marathon/Half/5K Des Moines, IA
Oct 16 Lake Perry Rocks 5K, Half, 50K Meriden, KS
Oct 21-22 Outback in the Ozarks
200-mile team relay Eureka Springs, AR
Oct 22 America's Pro-Life Half Marathon & 5K Half Marathon & 5K Jefferson City, MO
Oct 22 The Bison 50 50-mile relay & solo Topeka, KS
Oct 23 Great GO! St. Louis Halloween Race 5K/10K, Half St. Louis
Oct 30 Fayetteville Half Marathon Half & 5K Fayetteville, AR
Oct 30 Marine Corps Marathon
Todd Raney
Marathon Arlington, VA
Nov 5 Team RWB Veterans Day Half Marathon & 4 Miler Half Marathon & 4-Miler St. James, MO
Nov 5 Ozark Trail 100 100 miles Steelville, MO
Nov 5-6 The Skippo Trail Race 10K/20K/30K St. Louis, MO
Nov 6 Kansas Half Marathon Half Marathon & 5K Lawrence, KS
Nov 6 Bass Pro Shops 5K, Half & Marathon Springfield, MO
Nov 6 St. Louis Half Marathon 5K, Half St. Louis
Nov 6 New York City Marathon
Jesse Shields
Marathon New York, NY
Nov 12 Longview Half Marathon Half Marathon Kansas City, MO
Nov 13 Gobbler Grind Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/5K Overland Park, KS
Nov 19 Honoring Our Heroes
(inaugural race)
Marathon/Half/5K Salem to Rolla, MO
Nov 19 AdventureMax Springfield Trail Run 10K, Half Highlandville, MO
Nov 19 White River Marathon for Kenya Marathon/Half/5K Cotter, AR
Nov 20 Route 66 Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Half & Marathon Tulsa, OK
Nov 20 Pilgrim Pacer Run 5K/10K, Half, Marathon Shawnee, KS
Dec 3 Alternate Chili Trail Run 10 miles Kansas City, KS
Dec 3 Cheese & Sauerkraut 10-Miler 10 miles Columbia
Dec 3 You Don't Know Jack 50K/Marathon/Half/25K/15K Carthage, MO
Dec 3 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/5K Memphis, TN
Dec 3 Panama City Beach Marathon Marathon/Half/5K Panama City Beach, FL
Dec 11 Half & Half / Double Half Half & Marathon Tulsa, OK
Dec 31 Run for the Ranch Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half and 6-Hour Run Springfield
Dec 31- Jan 1 The Pistol Ultra Run 50K relay, 50K, 50 miles, 100K, 100 miles Alcoa, TN
       
       

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TRIATHLONS AND DUATHLONS
IN MISSOURI AND VICINITY

2016
Date
Race Name
Distance(s)
Location
       
  NOTE:  HIGHLIGHTED DATES INDICATE THAT THE EVENT'S 2016 DATE HAS NOT YET BEEN ANNOUNCED AND/OR CONFIRMED
       
April 2 MaxTrax Duathlon Short course: 1.5-mile run, 7.5-mile bike, 1.5-mile run
Long course: 1.5 mile run, 15-mile bike, 3-mile run
Columbia, MO
 Apr 16 Neosho Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon
(Duathlon new for 2016)
Triathlon: 300-yard indoor pool swim, 12.5-mile bike, 3.1-mile run;
Duathlon: (distances not yet available)
Neosho, MO
Apr 24 The Chain of Rocks Bridge Duathlon 1.5-mile run, 12-mile bke, 1.5-mile run St. Louis, MO
April 30 Trek for Trikes Not a true duathlon (run/bike/run), but offers a 10K run or bike, or a 20K bike.  Mostly on the Highline Trail.  Event raises funds to provide adaptive tricycles to children with disabilities. Bolivar, MO
May 1

TriZou Triathlon & DuZou Duathlon

Sprint triathlon:  400-meter pool swim, 14-mile bike, 3-mile run
Super sprint triathlon: 100-meter pool swim, 7-mile bike, 1-mile run
Duathlon: 1-mile run, 7-mile bike, 1-mile run
Columbia, MO
May 14 Shark Tank Triathlon (inaugural race) Sprint: 300-yard pool swim, 12.2-mile bike, 5K run
Super Sprint: 150-yard pool swim, 6.1-mile bike, 1.5-mile run
Seymour, MO
May 15 Kansas City Triathlon
Sprint: 500-meter swim, 20K bike, 5K run
Olympic: 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run
Duathlon: 1.5-mile run, 20K bike, 5K run
Kansas City, MO
May 22 St. Louis Triathlon(inaugural race) Sprint:  750-meter swim, 12.4-mile bike, 5K run
Olympic:  1500-meter swim, 24.8-mile bike, 10K run
St. Louis, MO
May 22 Midwest Meltdown Triathlon & Duathlon Short course triathlon: 750-meter swim, 10.4-mile bike, 5K run
Long course triathlon: 1.5K swim, 20.8-mile bike, 5.2-mile run
Duathlon: 1-mile run, 10.4-mile bike, 5K run
Paola, KS
June 5 Legend Free State Tri

Sprint:  500-yard swim, 12-mile bike, 5K run
Olympic:  1500-meter swim, 40K bike, 10K run
Legend 70:  1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run
Legend 100:  2-mile swim, 80-mile bike, 18-mile run

Lawrence, KS
June 12 Jefferson City Triathlon &
Duathlon
Triathlon: 400-meter pool swim, 12-mile bike, 3.1-mile run
Duathlon: 12-mile bike, 3.1-mile run
Jefferson City, MO
June 18 Tinman Triathlon Short course: 400-meter swim, 13-mile bike, 3.1-mile run
Long course: 1,000-meter swim, 19-mile bike, 7-mile run
Topeka, KS
July 9 Big Shark New Town Kids Triathlon 0.62-mile swim, 20-mile bike, 4-mile run New Town St. Charles, MO
July 10 Big Shark New Town Triathlon 0.62-mile swim, 20-mile bike, 4-mile run New Town St. Charles, MO
July 10 Summer Roundup Triathlon Sprint: 500-meter swim, 12.3-mile bike, 5K run
Olympic: 1500-meter swim, 40K bike, 10K run
Jasper, MO
July 10 Shawnee Mission Triathlon & Duathlon Short course: 500-meter swim, 9-mile bike, 3.2-mile run
Long course: 1,000-meter swim, 18-mile bike, 4.5-mile run
Shawnee, KS
July 10 Lake Freebird Triathlon Triathlon:  660-meter swim, 14-mile bike, 5K run
Beginners (non-competitive):  300-meter swim, 10-mile bike, 1.3-mile run
Mountain Grove, MO
July 23 Mighty Max Kids Triathlon Four age-appropriate distances for children up to age 14 Columbia, MO
July 23 Concreteman Triathlon Short course:  500-meter swim, 12.5-mile bike, 2-mile run
Olympic: 1,500-meter swim, 25-mile bike, 10K run
Springfield, MO
July 24 Show-Me State Games Triathlon & Duathlon Triathlon: 0.5-mile swim, 15-mile bike, 3-mile run
Duathlon: 15-mile bike, 3-mile run
Columbia, MO
July 30 WIN for KC Women's Triathlon 500-meter swim, 10-mile bike, 5K run Smithville, MO
Aug 6 Warrensburg Triathlon SuperKids Tri:  (distances not available)
Trio-Tri:
  3-person relay
"98.5 The Bar" Tri:  300-meter swim, 10-mile bike, 5K run
Warrensburg, MO
Aug 7 Stockton Lake Tri Wild-Life Challenge Short course: 500-meter swim, 10.4-mile bike, 5K run
Long course: 1,000-meter swim, 20.8-mile bike, 10K run
Stockton, MO
Aug 7 Matt Mason Memorial Cowboy-UP! Triathlon 500-meter swim, 11-mile bike, 5K run Kansas City, MO
Aug 7 Ironman Boulder Triathlon 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run Boulder, CO
Aug 12 Republic Youth Tigger Tri Distances to be announced Republic, MO
Aug13 Republic Tiger Tri Super Sprint: 150-yard swim; 6.1-mile bike, 1.5-mile run
Classic Sprint: 300-yard swim, 12.2-mile bike, 5K run
Republic, MO
Aug 20 Frisco Runaway Triathlon 300-meter pool swim, 12-mile bike, 5K run Willard, MO
Aug 20 Lake St. Louis Triathlon Short course:  0.25-mile swim, 12.3-mile bike, 2.5-mile run
Long course: 0.93-mile swim, 24-mile bike, 10K run
Lake St. Louis, MO
Aug 21 Jackson County Triathlon Short course: 750-meter swim, 11.75-mile bike, 3-mile run
Long course: 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 5-mile run
Lee's Summit, MO
       
Aug 27 Cedar Creek Triathlon & Duathlon Triathlon: 400-meter swim, 11-mile bike, 5K run
Duathlon: 1-mile run, 11-mile bike, 1-mile run
Olathe, KS
Sep 4 Des Moines Triathlon
(formerly the Hy-Vee Triathlon)
Sprint: 400-meter swim, 20K bike, 5K run
Olympic: 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run
Des Moines, IA
Sep 11 Ironman Wisconsin
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run Madison, WI
Sep 11 Legend Ad Astra Triathlon Sprint:  500-yard swim, 12-mile bike, 5K run
Olympic:  1500-meter swim, 40K bike, 10K run
Legend 70:  1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run
Lawrence, KS
Sep 17 Halfmax Championship & Quartermax Triathlons Halfmax Championship: 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run
QuarterMax: 0.6-mile swim, 28-mile bike, 10K run
Innsbrook, MO
Sep 25 Sedalia Duathlon Short course:  2-mile run, 8-mile bike, 1-mile run
Long course:  5K run, 30K bike, 5K run
Sedalia, MO
Sept 25 Border Wars Triathlon 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run Alton, IL
Oct 9 Ironman Louisville Triathlon
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run Louisville, KY
       
       

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CYCLING EVENTS
IN MISSOURI AND VICINITY

2016
Date
Race/Event Name
Distance(s)
Location
       
  NOTE:  HIGHLIGHTED DATES INDICATE THAT THE EVENT'S 2016 DATE HAS NOT YET BEEN ANNOUNCED AND/OR CONFIRMED
   
Jan 31 Rocheport Roubaix 20, 30, 55 and 70 miles Rocheport, MO
April 11 MoBikeFed Ride with Legislators   Jefferson City, MO
April 30 The Epic (gravel road bike race) The Epic:  150 miles
The Troll:  70-90 miles
Lake of the Ozarks
May 14 Vino Fondo 38, 58, 91 and 118 miles Augusta, MO
May 22 The Hairy Hundred 100-mile gravel road race Rocheport, MO
May 28-29 Pedaler's Jamboree Music and cycling event on the Katy Trail Columbia, MO
May 30 Tour of Kansas City Gran Fondo 20, 50, 60, 75 and 100 miles Kansas City, MO
June 4 Dirty Kanza 200 200 miles Emporia, KS
June 4 Tour de Cure 10, 30, 50 and 100 miles Alton, IL
June 11 Cycle for Life 10, 25 and 50 miles Ozark, MO
June 12 Down 'n Dirty Varies by division Warsaw, MO
June 18 Queen City Century 22, 45, 60, 82 and 100 miles Springfield, MO
June 25 Tour de Lakes 10, 32, 55 and 65 miles Lee's Summit, MO
July 16 World Naked Bike Ride--St. Louis   St. Louis, MO
July 23 Show-Me State Games Road Cycling Race 19 and 28 miles Auxvasse, MO
July 31 Show-Me State Games Mountain Bike Race 1, 1-1/2, and 3 hours Columbia, MO
Aug 6 MO State Time Trial Championship 20K or 40K, depending on division Centraiia, MO
Aug 20 Svitak Freedom Ride 10, 25, 40, 67 and 100 miles Springfield, MO
Aug 20 Moonlight Ramble 10.5 and 18.5 miles St. Louis, MO
Aug 27 Red Shoe Ride 35, 60 and 100 miles Columbia, MO
Aug 27 BikeMO 30, 65 and 90 miles (24 and 50 miles for Katy Trail option) Rocheport, MO
Sep 2-4 Singletrackmind Festival Mountain biking, trail runs, etc. on the Two Rivers Bike Trail Springfield, MO
Sep 10-11 Bike MS Four distances offered Godfrey, IL
Sep 24 Tour de BBQ 15, 35 and 62 miles Overland Park, KS
Sep 24-25 Pedal the Cause 15, 25, 37, 50, 75 & 100 miles St. Louis, MO
Sep 26 Rhett's Run Mountain bike race Columbia, MO
Oct 2 Tour de Wildwood 28 and 45 miles Wildwood, MO
Oct 8-9 Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival Ride 9.5 miles from Jefferson City on the Katy Trail  
Oct 9 Tour de Bass Bike Rides 25, 42, 77 and 102 miles Springfield, MO
Oct 15 Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life 25, 50 and 100 miles St. Charles, MO
Oct 15 Cuban Gravel Crisis 20, 50 and 100 mile bike rides; 5K run Cuba, MO
Oct 22 BT Epic Mountain bike race on the Berryman Trail Steelville, MO
Nov 5 Red Dog 100 Gravel road race Jefferson City, MO
       

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PADDLING EVENTS
IN MISSOURI AND VICINITY

2016
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Race Name & River
Distance(s) & Boat Type
Location
       
  NOTE:  HIGHLIGHTED DATES INDICATE THAT THE EVENT'S 2016 DATE HAS NOT YET BEEN ANNOUNCED AND/OR CONFIRMED
       
Aug 20 Firecracker Race
(Mississippi River -- Alton Pool)
Canoes & kayaks -- 12 miles
Paddlboards -- 3 miles
Alton, IL
Aug 27 Race for the Rivers
(Missouri River)
20 and 40 miles; canoes & kayaks Washington, MO
Sep 10 Finger Lakes Adventure Challenge
(Finger Lakes State Park)
5K paddle, then 5K run Columbia, MO
Sep 15
(cancelled for 2016)
Fall 36 Race
(Osage, Missouri and Gasconade Rivers)
36 miles
Canoes, kayaks & paddleboards
Starts near Loose Creek; ends at Gasconade
Sep 24-25 Two Dam Days
(Lake of the Ozarks)
92 miles (over two days), 16 miles and 1.5 miles Lake of the Ozarks
Oct 8 Race to the Dome
(Missouri River)
Providence (26.6 miles) or Hartsburg (15.8 miles) to Jefferson City Jefferson City, MO
Oct 22 Chattajack 31
(Tennessee River)
31 miles; paddleboard & kayaks Chattanooga, TN
       



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ANNOUNCED 2017 DATES

April 22 - Run for the Children

May 13 - Kendra's Bucket List Fun Run Benefiting CADV
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