CHEVRON HOUSTON MARATHON (posted January 26th)

My photos from the race have been posted.  Click here to view them.

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CHEVRON HOUSTON MARATHON (updated January 19th)

At the Chevron Houston Marathon on Sunday (January 18th), Jim McDermott ran his fastest marathon since the 2013 Bass Pro Marathon, and the fastest for any Lake-area runner so far in 2015. Jim finished in 4:08:33, and placed 38th (of 186) in the 60-64 age group.


There were approximately 7,000 marathon and
11,600 half marathon finishers on Sunday.

   
Perfect weather brought out an estimated 200,000 spectators,
including belly dancers, superheroes, bands, and even a few cows.

The other Jim from the Lake area finished the marathon in 5:19:42, placing 302nd (of 355) in the 55-59 age group.

Tara Grantham's son, Joe Frazier, finished in 3:29:03 and placed 81st (of 432) in the 25-29 age group. Joe finished in 3:10:19 at last year's race.

Lots of other photos were taken during the race and will be posted as soon as I can edit and annotate them.

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WALT DISNEY WORLD MARATHON WEEKEND (posted January 11th)

Congratulations to Brad Hinkle of Lake Ozark for completing the four-race Dopey Challenge at the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend in Orlando, Florida, this past weekend.

The Dopey Challenge consists of a 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon run on successive days.  Here are Brad's finish times for the four events.

Day Race Finish Time Division Place
Thursday, Jan 8
5K
43:11
NA
Friday, Jan 9
10K
1:25:01
479 of NA
Saturday, Jan 10
Half Marathon
3:09:48
1081 of NA
Sunday, Jan 11
Marathon
6:45:45
1188 of NA

This wasn't Brad's first time at the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.   In 2011, he finished the marathon in 6:08:56.

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MISSISSIPPI BLUES MARATHON & FIRST LIGHT MARATHON (updated January 11th)

   

Todd Raney completed the second two-day/two-marathon weekend of his career this past weekend. (His first was the I-35 Challenge last October that included the Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon and Des Moines Marathon.)

On Saturday (January 10th), Todd finished the Mississippi Blues Marathon in Jackson, Mississippi, in 4:21:44 and placed 25th (of 82) in the 45-49 age group.  Full results can be found here.

   
Todd Raney in his Lake Area Runners shirt on Saturday, and new Marathon Maniacs shirt on Sunday. (Photos provided.)

On Sunday, Todd finished the First Light Marathon in Mobile, Alabama, in 4:57:22. He placed 41st (of 55) in his age group.  Full results can be found here.

Mississippi and Alabama become the 16th and 17th states in which Todd has completed a marathon (or longer).  He's now one-third of the way to becoming a 50-state finisher.

Some interesting side notes from the weekend's races:

The overall winner of the First Light Marathon was a college student doing his very marathon.  His winning time was 2:49:31.

"Marathon Man" Trent Morrow, who set a world record in 2013 by completing 160 marathons, ran both marathons.  He finished Mississippi Blues in 5:50:16 and First Light in 6:32:16.

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ELDON TAKEDOWN TEAM 5K RUN/WALK (posted January 22nd)

The Eldon Takedown Team is holding its second annual 5K run/walk on Saturday, February 21st.  The start/finish will be at the public safety building on S. Oak Street in Eldon (map). 

The run/walk starts at 9:00 a.m., with race-day registration opening at 8:30. The entry fee is $15 if you register on or before February 16th. After that date, the fee rises to $20. T-shirts are only guaranteed to those who pre-register.

Click to download a registration form. (The registration form shows an event date of February 21, 2014.  Ignore the incorrect year.)

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BLUE LIPS GOLD HEART 5K RUN AND PLUNGE (posted January 14th)

The Waynesville FFA is hosting their first annual Blue Lips Gold Heart 5K Run and Plunge (Facebook page) on Saturday, February 21st, at the Waynesville City Park (map).   (Waynesville is located near Fort Leonard Wood, about 30 miles southeast of Camdenton.)  The event is a fund-raiser for the local food pantry and the Waynesville FFA Booster Club's scholarship fund.

The timed 5K run will start at 9:00 a.m., with race-day registration opening at 8:00 a.m.   An optional polar plunge will take place after the 5K.

The entry fee is $25 if you register by January 19th.  After that date, the fee rises to $35.  Those who register by January 19th will be guaranteed a t-shirt on race day.  All others will receive t-shirts as supplies last.

The event is posted on the Waynesville Career Center's website. The registration form can be found by clicking on a link at that webpage. Alternatively, you can download a registration form and/or race flyer directly.

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POLAR BEAR STRUT 5K RUN/WALK (posted January 4th)

The granddaddy of all local 5Ks, the Polar Bear Strut, returns for its 14th year on Saturday, February 28th.  The event is a benefit for Special Olympics Missouri and is hosted by the Osage Beach Police Department.  

The run/walk starts at the Osage Beach City Hall on Osage Beach Parkway.  The event information page doesn't indicate a starting time as of yet, but it's been 10:00 a.m. for the last 13 years. (Race-day registration has usually opened at 8:30 or 9:00.)

The entry fee is a donation or fund-raising minimum of $50.  Online registration and fundraising is available.  

If this will be your first time at the Polar Bear Strut, be sure to wear your hill-running shoes, because the course is nothing but hills.  (Even the seemingly "flat" section on Osage Beach Parkway has a slight grade to it.)  The climb up Case Rd. on the return trip is sure to be a challenge, as it's one of the toughest climbs among all of our local 5Ks.  Click on the course map below for a larger image.

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BRIDGE AND DAM HALF MARATHON & 10K (posted January 5th)

The inaugural Bridge and Dam Half Marathon & 10K is being held at the Lake of the Ozarks on Saturday, March 28th.  The race is being organized by the non-profit Missouri Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).  Some details, such as packet pickup and starting time, have yet to be announced.

The course also hasn't been announced, but it's expected to start at Bagnell Dam, go up the "Strip", turn south onto Horseshoe Bend Parkway, turn west onto Route MM and continue over the Community (toll) Bridge to Shawnee Bend. The 10K turnaround should be a short distance past the toll booth.  The half marathon will probably wind its way through some of the residential areas on the Bend.

Check out the finishers medals and race shirt designs here.

Online registration is open. 

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RUN FOR THE CHILDREN HALF MARATHON (posted November 3rd)

Registration is open for the Miller County Child Advocacy Council's third annual Run for the Children Half Marathon (Facebook page) in Eldon on Saturday, April 25th. The race will start at 7:00 a.m. in front of the Curves location at 214 S. Mill Street, with race-day registration and packet pick-up open from 6:00 to 6:45 a.m.

The registration fee is $45 if you register by December 31st.  After that date, the fee rises to $50 through March 31st, and to $60 from April 1st through April 24th.  The fee on race day will be $75.

Click here for a registration form.

The 5K option that was added in 2014 has been dropped for 2015.

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LAKE RACE 5K RUN/WALK (posted January 15th)

The week-long festivities in advance of this year's Lake Race powerboat race at the Lake of the Ozarks will include a new 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 30th, in Lake Ozark.

The Lake Race 5K Run/Walk will start at 9:00 a.m. at Beavers at the Dam, located close to Bagnell Dam on the Lake Ozark strip. Race-day registration will be open from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m.

If you register by the May 22nd pre-registration deadline, the entry fee is $25 for adults, $20 for students (11 to 17), and $8 for children 10 and under. After that date, those fees rise to $30, $25 and $10, respectively. Be sure to register early, as t-shirts are only guaranteed for those who pre-register; all others will receive a t-shirt while supplies last.

For complete details, click to download a race flyer and registration form.

The course is subject to approval, but is expected to pretty much mirror the Duck Drop and 9/11 Freedom Run 5Ks, although with a different start/finish location.

The race will be professionally timed by Split-Second Timing of Rolla.

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HALF MARATHON, MARATHON & LONGER RACES
IN MISSOURI AND VICINITY
2015

Date
Race Name
Distances
Location
Dec 31 & Jan 1 New Year's Double
Cindy, Reagan and Ryan Page: 5Ks on each day
Scott Page:  5K and Half on each day
Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K (each day) Allen, TX
Jan 10 Runner's Choice 10K/20K 10K & 20K Columbia, MO

Jan 10

Jan 11

Mississippi Blues Marathon
            and
First Light Marathon
Both marathons: Todd Raney
Half & Marathon

Half & Marathon

Jackson, MS

Mobile, AL

Jan 18 Houston Chevron Marathon
Marathon: Jim McDermott, Jim Glickert
Half & Marathon Houston, TX
Feb 7 Chocolate Rush Half Marathon & 5K Half Marathon & 5K Overland Park, KS
Feb 8 Fort Smith Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney
Half & Marathon Fort Smith, AR
Feb 14 Psycho Wyco Run Toto Run 50K, 20-mile & 10-mile trail runs Kansas City, KS
Feb 14(?) Heart of the Ozarks Half Marathon & 10K West Plains, MO
Feb 15 Austin Marathon
Marathon: Denny Gillen
Half & Marathon Austin, TX
March 1 The Cowtown
50K/Marathon/
Half/10K/5K
Fort Worth, TX
March 1 Little Rock Marathon Marathon, Half & 10K Little Rock, AR
March 7(?) AdventureMax St. Louis Trail Run Half Marathon & 10K Innsbrook, MO
Mar 7 Run Hard Columbia
Marathon: Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/5K Columbia, SC
March 8 Dublin's Pass ShamRox Run 15K & 5K Columbia, MO
March 14 Lucky 13.1 Half Marathon & 5K Half Marathon & 5K Peculiar, MO
March 14 Dublin's Pass ShamRox Run 15K & 5K Springfield, MO
March 20,21,22 3 Days of Syllamo Day 1:  50K
Day 2:  50 miles
Day 3:  20K
Blanchard Springs, AR
March 21? Sedalia Half Marathon Half Marathon & 5K Sedalia, MO
March 21 Missouri Race Series 10 miles & 10K Kansas City, MO
March 22 Relay & Run for 21 Half Marathon & Relay St. Louis, MO
Mar 28 Bridge & Dam Half Marathon Half Marathon & 10K Lake Ozark, MO
March 28 Highline Run for Scouting Half Marathon & 5K Springfield, MO
March 28 Forrest Gump Challenge 50 Miles, Marathon & Half Reeds Spring, MO
March 29 Hogeye Marathon & Relays
Marathon/Half/Relays Fayetteville, AR
March 29 Tomoka Marathon
Marathon: Todd Raney, Pete Russo
Marathon/Half/5K Ormond Beach, FL
April 11 Rock the Parkway Half Marathon & 5K Kansas City, MO
April 11(?) Mission Run in the Ozarks Half Marathon/10K/5K Mountain Home, AR
April 11 Big Party Half Marathon Half Marathon & 5K Springfield, MO
April 12 GO! St. Louis Marathon/Relay/Half St. Louis, MO
Apr 18 Missouri Race Series 10 miles & 10K Jefferson City, MO
Apr 18 Beat the Heat
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/10K/5K Westminster, CO
April 18 Go Girl Run--Springfield Half Marathon & 5K Springfield, MO
April 18 Garmin Marathon Marathon/Half//5K Olathe, KS
April 25 Run for the Children Half Marathon & 5K Eldon, MO
April 25 Illinois Marathon
Marathon/Half/10K/5K Champaign-Urbana, IL
April 25 Frisco Railroad Run 50 miles/50K/
Marathon/Half & 8K
Willard, MO
May 2 Trail to a Cure Ride/Run/Walk Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Rocheport, MO
May 3 Flying Pig Marathon
Todd Raney
Marathon Cincinnati, OH
May 9 Running with the Cows Half Marathon & 5K Bucyrus, KS
May 16 Missouri Race Series 10 miles & 10K Columbia, MO
May 16 Joplin Memorial Run Half Marathon & 5K Joplin, MO
May 16 Berryman 50-Mile & Marathon 50-Mile & Marathon Steelville, MO
May 17 Bridge the Gap to Health Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Quincy, IL
May 17 Divas Half Marathon & 5K Half Marathon & 5K Branson, MO
May 17(?) RiverTownRun Half Marathon & 5K Washington, MO
May 23(?) Table Rock Half Marathon Half Marathon & 5K Branson, MO
May 24 Med City Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Marathon/Half/5K Rochester, MN
May 30 Go Girl Run--Columbia Half Marathon & 5K Columbia, MO
May 30(?) Striker Life Half Marathon Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Whiteman AFB, Knob Noster, MO
May 30(?) Midwest Active Katy80 80-mile team relay Katy Trail State Park
June 6 Sunburst Marathon
Marathon/Half/10K/5K South Bend, IN
June 6 Hospital Hill Run Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Kansas City, MO
June 7 Casper Marathon
Marathon:  Todd Raney
Half & Marathon Casper, Wyoming
June 13(?) Maryville Marathon
Marathon/Half/10K/5K Maryville, MO
June 13 Marathon to Marathon
Marathon, Relay, Half & 5K Storm Lake, IA
June 20 Missouri Race Series 10 miles & 10K St. Louis, MO
June 20(?) JC Green Giant 13-mile obstacle course Jefferson City
June 28(?) Double Road Race 10K+5K Overland Park, KS
July 4 Midnight Madness 50-Miler 50 miles Tulsa, OK
July 11 Psycho Psummer Trail Run 50K, 20-mile, 10-mile Kansas City, KS
Jul 18 Missouri Race Series 10 miles & 10K Springfield, MO
Aug 15 Missouri Race Series 10 miles & 10K Joplin, MO
Aug 15 Harder Than Hell Half Marathon Half Marathon Nixa, MO
Aug 30 Flatlanders 6/12 Hour Run 6 or 12 hours Fenton, MO
Sep 5 Run the Burg Half Marathon 5K/10K, Half Warrensburg
Sep 5 GO! Missouri KT82 Trail Relay 82-mile Katy Trail relay race St. Louis, MO
Sep 5 North Shore Trail Run 5K/10K, Half Lawrence, KS
Sep 6 Broadway Bridge Run 5K/10K, Half Kansas City
Sep 7 Heart of America Marathon
Marathon Columbia
Sep 12 Azalea Half Marathon 5K/10K, Half Nixa
Sep 12 Mark Twain 50/100 50 & 100 miles Mark Twain Forest
Sep 13 Missouri Race Series 10 miles & 10K O'Fallon, MO
Sep 13 City of Chesterfield Half Marathon Half St. Louis, MO
Sep 20 Salt City Run for the Rock Half Hutchinson, KS
Sep 20 Konquer the Konza Trail Race 25K Manhattan, KS
Sep 26 Roots 'n Blues 'n BBQ Festival
10K, Half Columbia, MO
Sep 27 Go Girl Run--Kansas City Half Marathon & 5K Kansas City, MO
Sep 27 Quad Cities Marathon Marathon/Half/5K Moline, IL
Sep 27 Berlin Marathon
April Leonard
Marathon Berlin, Germany
Oct 3 Frog Hill Half Marathon Half Marathon Waynesville, MO
Oct 3 Rock Bridge Revenge 7 miles, 25K, 50K Columbia, MO
Oct 3 Panther Run 5K/10K/15K Springfield, MO
Oct 3 Arkansas Traveller 100 100 miles Perryville, AR
Oct 4

MO' Cowbell Marathon

5K, Half & Marathon St. Charles, MO
Oct 4 Saint to Saint Relay & Ultra Run
41 miles St. Robert, MO
Oct 9-10 Outback in the Ozarks
200-mile team relay Eureka Springs, AR
Oct 11 Roller Coaster Race Half Marathon (5K on the day before) Branson, MO
Oct 11 Prairie Fire Marathon Marathon/Half/5K Wichita, KS
Oct 11 Missouri Race Series 10 miles & 10K Lee's Summit, MO
Oct 11 Great GO! St. Louis Halloween Race 5K/10K, Half St. Louis
Oct 11 Chicago Marathon Marathon Chicago, IL
Oct 11 HITS Running Festival 5K/10K, Half, Full Oklahoma City, OK
Oct 17 Bear Creek Run Half Marathon Columbia, MO
Oct 17 Waddell & Reed Kansas City 5K, Half & Marathon Kansas City, MO
Oct 17-18 Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs 15K, 25K, 50K Lampe, MO
Oct 18 Rock 'n' Roll St. Louis 5K, Half & Marathon St. Louis
Oct 18 Courthouse to Capitol Ultramarathon & Team Relayl 39.3 miles Columbia, MO
Oct 18 Des Moines Marathon Marathon/Half/5K Des Moines, IA
Oct 18 Lake Perry Rocks 5K, Half, 50K Meriden, KS
Oct 24 Spirit of the Osage 5K, 20K, 50K Chamois, MO
Oct 24 The Bison 50 50 miles Topeka, KS
Nov 1 Kansas Half Marathon Half Marathon & 5K Lawrence, KS
Nov 1 Bass Pro Shops Half & Marathon Springfield
Nov 1 St. Louis Half Marathon 5K, Half St. Louis
Nov 7 Ozark Trail 100 100 miles Steelville, MO
Nov 7-8 The Skippo Trail Race 10K/20K/30K St. Louis, MO
Nov 8 America's First Pro-Life Half Marathon & 5K Half Marathon & 5K Jefferson City, MO
Nov 8 Gobbler Grind Marathon
Half & Marathon Overland Park, KS
Nov 8 Fayetteville Half Marathon Half & 5K Fayetteville, AR
Nov 14 Pilgrim Pacer Run 5K/10K, Half, Full Shawnee, KS
Nov 14 Longview Half Marathon Half Marathon Kansas City, MO
Nov 14 Haulin' Bass Trail Runs 8K & 15K Stockton, MO
Nov 21 AdventureMax Springfield Trail Run 10K, Half Highlandville, MO
Nov 21 White River Marathon for Kenya Marathon/Half/5K Cotter, AR
Nov 22 Route 66 Marathon Half & Marathon Tulsa, OK
Dec 5 Alternate Chili Trail Run 10 miles Kansas City, KS
Dec 5 Cheese & Sauerkraut 10-Miler 10 miles Columbia
Dec 5 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend Marathon/Half/5K Memphis, TN
Dec 13 Half & Half / Double Half Half & Marathon Tulsa, OK
Dec 26 Operation Jack KC Run/Walk in the Snow Half & Marathon Shawnee, KS
Dec 26 Run for the Ranch Half & Marathon Springfield

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TRIATHLONS AND DUATHLONS
IN MISSOURI AND VICINITY

2015
Date
Race Name
Distance(s)
Location
April 4 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
May 3

TriZuo Triathlon & DuZou Duathlon

Triathlon:  400-meter pool swim, 14-mile bike, 3-mile run
Duathlon: 1-mile run, 7-mile bike, 1-mile run
Columbia, MO
May 17 Kansas City Triathlon Sprint: 500-meter swim, 20K bike, 5K run
Olympic: 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run
Kansas City, MO
May 17 Challenge Knoxville Triathlon
LOTO participants:
Denny Gillen
1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run Knoxville, TN
May 23 Sedalia Spring into Summer Duathlon Short course: 2-mile run, 5-mile bike, 0.5-mile run
Long course: 2-mile run, 12-mile bike, 2-mile run
Sedalia, MO
Jun 7 Legend Tri
(New event for 2015)

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 20 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
June 27 HalfMax, QuarterMax & OctoMax Triathlons OctoMax: 500-yard swim, 14-mile bike, 3-mile run
QuarterMax: 0.6-mile swim, 28-mile bike, 10K run
HalfMax: 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run 
Innsbrook, MO
June 28 Summer Roundup Triathlon Sprint: 500-meter swim, 12.3-mile bike, 5K run
Olympic: 1500-meter swim, 40K bike, 10K run
Jasper, MO
July 11 Big Shark New Town Kids Triathlon 0.62-mile swim, 20-mile bike, 4-mile run New Town St. Charles, MO
July 12 Big Shark New Town Triathlon 0.62-mile swim, 20-mile bike, 4-mile run New Town St. Charles, MO
July 12 UCP Shawnee Mission Triathlon 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 12 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 18 Mighty Max Kids Triathlon Four age-appropriate distances for children up to age 14 Columbia, MO
July 18 Crossroads Triathlon 200-meter swim, 8-mile bike, 2.1-mile run Cameron, MO
July 19 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 19 5150 Kansas Triathlon Sprint: 500-yard swim, 13-mile bike, 3-mile run
5150: 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run
Lawrence, KS
July 25 WIN for KC Women's Triathlon 500-meter swim, 10-mile bike, 5K run Smithville, MO
July 25 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 25 Warsaw Area Kids Triathlon Four age-appropriate distances for kids up to age 15 Warsaw, MO
July 26 Warsaw Area Sprint Triathlon 500-yard swim, 12-mile bike, 5K run Warsaw, MO
Aug 2 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 2 Matt Mason Memorial Cowboy-UP! Triathlon 500-meter swim, 11-mile bike, 5K run Kansas City, MO
Aug 2 Ironman Boulder Triathlon
LOTO participants:
Denny Gillen
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run Boulder, CO
Aug 7 Republic Youth Tigger Tri Distances to be announced Republic, MO
Aug 8 Republic Tiger Tri 300-yard swim, 12.2-mile bike, 5K run Republic, MO
Aug 8 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
Warrens-
burg, MO
Aug 9 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
Aug 15 Branson Mountain Man Triathlon

Sprint:  400-yard pool swim, 15.5-mile bike, 5K run
Junior: Three age-appropriate distances

Branson, MO
Aug 16 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 22 Nevada Triathlon & Kids Triathlon Triathlon:  300-yard swim, 12-mile bike, 5K run
Kids triathlon:  Three age-appropriate distances
Nevada, MO
Aug 22 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 22 Memory Maker Triathlon Sprint:  500-meter swim, 12.4-mile bike, 5K run
Olympic:  1,500-meter swim, 24.8-mile bike, 10K run
Bella Vista, AR
Aug 23 Aloha Triathlon Triathlon: 400-meter swim, 10-mile bike, 5K run
Quintathlon: 800-meter swim, 17-mile bike, 5K run, 10-mile bike, 2K run
Lee's Summit, MO
Aug 29 Frisco Runaway Triathlon 300-meter pool swim, 12-mile bike, 5K run Willard, MO
Sep 12 Mid-America Multisport National Championship
(New event for 2015)
Halfmax Championship: 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run

Club National Championship
Innsbrook, MO
Sep 13 Silverback Triathlon Sprint: 500-meter swim, 12-mile bike, 3-mile run
International: 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run
Lawrence, KS
Sep 27 Sedalia Duathlon Short course:  2-mile run, 8-mile bike, 1-mile run
Long course:  5K run, 30K bike, 5K run
Sedalia, MO
Oct 4 Border Wars Triathlon 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run Alton, IL
Oct 11 Ironman Louisville Triathlon
LOTO participants:
Jim McDermott
2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run Louisville, KY
       

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CYCLING EVENTS
IN MISSOURI AND VICINITY

2015
Date
Race/Event Name
Distance(s)
Location
Feb 15 Rocheport Roubaix
(New event for 2015)
Not yet announced Rocheport, MO
Feb 22 Froze Toes 31 miles (62 for pros) Columbia, MO
April 6 MoBikeFed Ride with Legislators   Jefferson City, MO
April 25 The Ozark Gravel Road Expedition (OGRE) 150 miles Lake of the Ozarks
May 16 Vino Fondo 38, 58, 91 and 118 miles Augusta, MO
May 30 Dirty Kanza 200 200 miles Emporia, KS
June 6 Tour de Cure 10, 30, 50 and 100 miles Alton, IL
June 7 Down 'n Dirty Varies by division Warsaw, MO
June 13 Cycle for Life 10, 25 and 50 miles Ozark, MO
June 20 Tour of Kansas City Gran Fondo 15, 25, 47, 73 and 100 miles Kansas City, MO
June 27 Tour de Lakes 10, 32, 55 and 65 miles Lee's Summit, MO
July 18 Show-Me State Games Road Cycling Race 19 and 28 miles Auxvasse, MO
July 25 World Naked Bike Ride--St. Louis   St. Louis, MO
July 26 Show-Me State Games Mountain Bike Race 1, 1-1/2, and 3 hours Columbia, MO
Aug 2 Tall Oak Challenge 6-hour mountain bike race Jefferson City, MO
Aug 8 Moonlight Ramble 10.5 and 18.5 miles St. Louis, MO
Aug 8 MO State Time Trial Championship 20K or 40K, depending on division Centraiia, MO
Aug 15 Svitak Freedom Ride 10, 25, 40, 67 and 100 miles Springfield, MO
Aug 22 BikeMO 30, 65 and 90 miles (24 and 50 miles for Katy Trail option) Rocheport, MO
Sep 5-6 MS 150 Bike Ride 20, 40, 75 & 100 miles Columbia, MO
Sep 20 Rhett's Run   Columbia, MO
Sep 26 Tour de BBQ 15, 35 and 62 miles Overland Park, KS
Sep 26-27 Pedal the Cause 15, 25, 37, 50, 75 & 100 miles St. Louis, MO
Oct 3 Red Shoe Ride 35, 60 and 100 miles Columbia, MO
Oct 4 Tour de Bass Bike Rides 25, 42, 77 and 102 miles Springfield, MO
Oct 4 Tour de Wildwood 28 and 45 miles Wildwood, MO
Oct 10 Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life 25, 50 and 100 miles St. Charles, MO
Oct 10-11 Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival Ride 9.5 miles from Jefferson City on the Katy Trail  
       

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2015 ARCHIVES

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2009 ARCHIVES

2015 Events Calendar
Key
 
 Run/Walk
 
 Cycling
 
 Triathlon/Duathlon
 
 Other/Multiple

(Hold mouse over a date to view events)

PLEASE NOTE:
Some events have not officially announced their 2015 dates. For these events, likely
dates--based on past years' scheduling--are shown.



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