Race to Save 2nd Base – 5K Run

Join Downtown Manhattan, Inc.  as we present our 1st annual Race to Save 2nd Base.

The 2017 race will feature a 5K run along Poyntz Avenue, beginning and ending at AJ’s Pizzeria, 301 Poyntz Avenue, in Downtown Manhattan.

Finishers will get a medal, pizza and a beer for their effort.

Come early!  Lots to see and do for everyone.  The K-State Marching Band and Willie the Wildcat will be with us to help kick off the event.  There will also be a bounce house and a obstacle course for the kids.

This year as a special benefit for racers and non-racers alike, the Kansas Masonic Foundation and the KU Cancer Center will be providing a variety of cancer screenings completely free of charge in Downtown Manhattan at the the Allen Lee Annex of the First United Methodist Church at 612 Poyntz.  Manhattan’s own Masons from Layfayette Lodge #16 are hosting this event.  Cancer screenings will be available from 9:00-Noon:  Two dermatologists will be onsite to perform skin cancer screenings, both visually and with a dermascan machine.   A urologist will be on site to perform prostate exams and to draw blood for PSA tests.  Bone density scans and information on breast cancer will also be available.

Click here to register for the race.  Just $30 before March 22nd, $40 after that date.

DMI-Events-Race-MRC-Web-b

This race is made possible by our generous sponsors including:

Hero for Pink:  AJ’s Pizzeria

AJ's new logo

 

Pink Ribbon Sponsors:

McCown Gordon

Chef Cafe

 

Pink Spirit Sponsors:

Gaia

 

HVlogofordigital2000NEO_RGB-a

 

J&C logo

Community Awareness Sponsors:

Steve’s Floral

Syndicate Tattoo

Re/Max Destiny

G. Thomas Jewelers

Rothwell Landscape, Inc.

*************************************************************************

This race to benefit Kansas State University’s
Johnson Cancer Research Center:

VertCenteredJPG-b

 

Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/22/2017
7:00 am - 11:00 am

Location
3rd & Poyntz Avenue


Loading Map....

Event Categories: Events and Featured Events.

Comments are closed.

Downtown Manhattan

Capture the style and spirit of Downtown Manhattan. With over 260 retail, service, and professional businesses located in our downtown district, it serves as a unique location for specialty shopping, community events, and activities.

Poyntz Avenue Projects

Downtown Manhattan is growing by leaps and bounds. We have many construction projects in full swing. We are working on improving navigation through our district as well as preparing for a larger population, regional economic demands and revitalization through development. Learn More.

Submit an Event

Do you have something for our event calendar? Simply click here to add your event today.

Registered Users