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You're gonna love this...
 
A Cross Country Run that even a Trail Nerd could love.

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Vasque Grass Kickin' 5K & Kid's 1K 
Cross Country Run
Saturday, August 1, 2009

This Race is Cancelled.

 

 

Where:  The Prairie Center
                26325 W 135th
                Olathe, KS 66061

 

Information: Ben Holmes

                        816-810-0440 badbendrs@yahoo.com

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Mother / daughter racing team.

Race Report & Results:
Grass Kickin’ 5K & 3K Kids Run
Aug. 2, 2008
 
It was a great race at The Prairie Center in Olathe , Kansas .  The weather was hot but that did not turn away the 60 runners ready to take on a challenging 5K course.  Out of the 60 runners only one or two had ever been to the park.  It was a new experience for most.  The first 1.3 miles of the course are very nice and then the fun begins. Before the race the runners were warned that the final mile would be mainly uphill.  When most runners crossed the finish line they all agreed that it was a very challenging last mile. 
In addition, to the 5K this year we added the first ever Grass Kickin’ 3K kids run.  There were only 4 runners but what a group it was.  All four took the lead early and left there pacers far behind.  After a mile and a half all of the kids crossed the finish line smiling and having fun. 
Now that we have a set location for this race I hope that the number of runners in both events will grow in the future.
Thanks to the park for letting us use a beautiful setting for a race.  Also we need to thank Garry Gribbles for hosting registration on Friday, Dr Jesse Walden, DC (Active Release Techniques) for his services at the finish line, and all of the wonderful Trail Nerd volunteers who made the race happen.  If there are any problems with the results please e-mail me at amos_k@sbcglobal. net.
 
5K Overall
Female
Irene Mitel 22:02
Male
Drew Nesnam 18:41
0-9 Age Group
Male
Cameron Sanders 39:32
10-18 Age Group
Female
  1. Ellie Mohr 25:20
  2. Kerry Kurta 25:??
  3. Maddie Wilk 27:00
Male
  1. Kevin Mayer 19:16
  2. Caleb Newberg 19:42
  3. Eric Bens 19:50
19-39 Age Group
Female
  1. Amy Hinzmann 26:17
  2. Rebecca Summers 26:23
  3. Laurie Euler30:38
Male
  1. Adam Taylor 21:16
  2. Noah Chirchir 21:31
  3. Shane Jones 22:33
 
40+ Age Group
Female
  1. Susan Mayberry 31:15
  2. Babin R enee 36:14
  3. Sharon Anderson 37:11
Male
  1. Rick Rogers 20:01
  2. Keith Dowell 20:37
  3. Jeff Emmons 20:47
 
 
Place
Name
Time
M/F
Age
1
Drew Nesnam
18:41
m
26
2
Kevin Mayer
19:16
m
16
3
Caleb Newberg
19:42
m
17
4
Eric Bens
19:50
m
17
5
Rick Rodgers
20:01
m
43
6
Trey Bruton
20:07
m
16
7
Kevin Kinnaman
20:13
m
17
8
Bryan Hulse
20:22
m
17
9
Matt Turner
20:31
m
18
10
Keith Dowell
20:37
m
54
11
Jeff Emmons
20:47
m
44
12
David Schnee
20:49
m
17
13
Chris Duderstadt
20:50
m
17
14
Adam Taylor
21:16
m
24
15
Alex Brown
21:22
m
15
16
Noah Chirchir
21:31
m
31
17
Alex Hodes
21:43
m
17
18
Irene Mitel
22:02
f
21
19
Shane Jones
22”33
m
33
20
Dan Rausch
24:17
m
25
21
Ellie Mohr
25:20
f
15
22
Kerry Kurta
25:??
f
15
23
H. Lavrence
25:42
m
48
24
Luke Goodrich
25:43
m
27
25
?
26:01
?
?
26
Steve Myers
26:07
M
41
27
Amy Hinzmann
26:17
F
27
28
Rebecca Summers
26:23
F
38
29
Christian Swper
26:55
M
26
30
Dalton Hansen
26:59
M
37
31
Matt Kelling
27:00
M
22
32
Maddie Wilk
27:00
F
15
33
Josh Reeson
27:54
M
30
34
Joshua Corn
27:56
M
26
35
John Flavin
29:24
M
48
36
Jared Furman
29:32
M
34
37
Elizabeth Smith
30:42
F
38
38
Susan Mayberry
31:15
F
43
39
Elizabeth Hines
31:21
F
24
40
Krista Stigall
31:46
F
38
41
Ashley Toft
32:05
F
23
42
Janee File
32:49
F
27
43
Constance Hgehi
32:59
F
38
44
Thao Bui-Bond
33:30
F
37
45
Natalie George
34:43
F
30
46
Jeff Hamelton
35:43
M
22
47
Gabe Thompson
35:44
M
22
48
Renee Babing
36:14
F
42
49
Allie Antrin
36:45
F
16
50
Sharon Anderson
37:11
F
51
51
Janice Laudin
37:39
F
48
52
Naomi Smith
38:12
F
21
53
Cameron Sanders
39:32
M
9
54
Lindsey Brown
40:18
F
17
55
Jordyn Smith
40:51
F
14
56
Hadley Oshorn
40:51
F
36
57
Wymore
40:51
F
11
58
Josh Moles
41:59
M
22
59
Heather Francisco
44:13
F
14
60
Erica Schnee
44:13
F
14
 
 
3K Kids Run
 
Place
Name
Time
M/F
Age
1
Ethan Wheeler
15:05
M
9
2
Justin Wheeler
16:53
F
7
3
Ryder Amos
17:50
M
5
4
Ellie Stigall
19:19
F
7

Photos:
 
 
More Photos Later (check back)

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Team Garmin...represent!

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Photo by Rich Stigall

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Photo by Rich Stigall

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Photo by Rich Stigall

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Race Location & Details:

How to get there:
The park is located about 3 miles west of K-7 on 135th ST (also known as Santa Fe) The Prairie Center has very limited parking.  We encourage you to carpool (read below for more info).

Brief Description of course:
A cross country run on the grass that even a "Trail Nerd" or "Roadie" could love. A very fast, beautiful, and fun course.
 
Registration:
Registration will only be taken the morning of the race and at Garry Gribble's Running Sports (119th & Quivira location) from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 1st.
 
Cost: 
The entry fee will be $10.00.  Many random fun prizes will be given out during the event. Trail Nerd shirts will be on sale before and after the event.
 
Carpooling Special Award:
Trail Nerd shirts will be awarded to the drivers of any cars that have 4 or more runners in one vehicle.  (We will have a volunteer at the parking lot entrance handing out certificates for the t-shirts).  Walmart or Price Chopper on the corner of K-7 and Santa Fe would be a great place to meet.
 
Kid's Run and Parental Participation:
In both the 3K and 5K events, parents of kids 10 y.o. or under can run with their child for free...just sign the waiver.
 
Charitible Contributions:
Entry proceeds (after expenses) to go to the Kansas City Trail Nerds (KC Track Club) for trail maintenance and trail building activities. KC Track Club is a 501c3 charitable organization. By the way, the Trail Nerds have performed a lot of trail maintenance in the area, and give a great proportion of our proceeds to the Kansas Trails Council and the Earth Riders Trails Association.
 
Race Director: Kyle Amos, amos_k@sbcglobal.net, 913-620-8852

2007 Results !!!  Click Here.
 
All of Dick Ross' Photos Here.

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Photo by Dick Ross, www.seekcrun.com

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Photo by Dick Ross, www.seekcrun.com

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