Run Like a Girl 5k
Join us on Sunday August 27th for the annual Run Like a Girl 5k at Summit Fair in beautiful Lee’s Summit. The Run Like a Girl 5k is a girl powered event that celebrates women of all ages, backgrounds and abilities! Grab your tutu, feather boa and all your girlfriends because this fun run includes a costume contest, free kids dash, great post race food, and plenty of fun activities and vendors! You are not going to want to miss this one. All Run Like a Girl 5k race participants will receive:
- Chip-timed run on a Garmin-certified course with live results
- Custom event shirt (must register by deadline date)
- Custom 3″ finisher medal for all 5k participants
- Awards for top 3 female finishers in each age group (every 5 years)
- Free race pictures (with searchable bib)
- Custom race bib
- Special youth pricing for 12 and under
The Run Like a Girl 5k is part of the Fearless Female 5k series. The series starts with Run Like A Girl 5k on August 27th, followed next with The Pink Laundry Run 5k on October 1st and finishes with The Overrun Ovarian Cancer 5k on October 22nd. Sign up for these three great female themed running / walking events to get great event shirts, great after parties, and large finisher medals that will piece together plus an additional series medal for those that complete all three races! To learn more about the series or sign up: click here. Can’t make one of the races but still interested in getting the awesome swag, just switch to a virtual race.
Race Location & Course Map:
Summit Fair (map)
840 NW Blue Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
Race Start Time:
The Run Like a Girl 5k will start at 8:00 AM
Race Packet Pickup:
Friday, August 25th from 12 to 6 PM at the Running Well Store (map)
418 SW Hwy 291 Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
Saturday August 26th from 1PM – 4PM
Macys Department Store (map)
900 NW Blue Pkwy, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
Packets can also be picked up on race morning from 6:45 to 7:30 AM.
Race Pricing & Registration:
Run Like a Girl 5k are:
- $28 through Jul 2 (FF Series $69)
- $32 through Aug 6 (FF Series $79)
- $35 through Aug 24 (FF Series $89)
- $40 at packet pickup and on race day
*Virtual Race entries will have a $5 charge for shipping.
**Get 4 friends or family together to get $5 off each registration! Just create a team and have your friends or family sign up and everyone will automatically get a refund once your reach 4. Team pricing is only good on the adult registrations.
Youth (12 & Under) – if they want t-shirt, finisher medal, bib otherwise they can run in the kids dash for free!
- $12 through Aug 24
- $16 at packet pickup and on race day
Volunteers – can’t run or have someone coming to cheer you on, we are always looking for help! It’s rewarding and we will reward you with a free entry for helping out! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for details
*You must register by August 21st to be guaranteed a shirt, we cannot guarantee a shirt or size for registrations placed after this date.
- Register Online Now!
- Sign up at Bodies Health & Fitness studio in Lee’s Summit
- Mail in a paper registration (download here) to 1100 SE Century Dr Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
Race Day Activities Schedule:
We aim to provide a great race experience by keeping everything organized and on time. If any adjustments need to be made we will make announcements to keep you up-to-date. Thanks for your understanding and support.
- 6:45-7:30 – Packet pickup & race day registration
- 7:40 – DJ led, fun warm up
- 7:45 – Costume contest
- 7:50 – Kids dash
- 8:00 – 5k and 10k race start
Immediately following your finish we will have live results, post race snacks, and finisher medals waiting for you!
Prizes for the Run Like a Girl 5k will be awarded to the top three female finishers in the 5k. The age categories are: 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
*Awards not picked up on race day will be available at the Running Well Store in Lee’s Summit starting on Monday following the race. You can pickup during normal business hours: M-F 10-7pm, Sat 10-6pm and Sun 12-5pm. You have 2 weeks to pick up your awards.
Our mission at Bodies Race Company is to make a positive impact in our community. We do this by providing a healthy activity for the whole family and benefiting local charities. We want everyone to have a great time and invest in their health but we are also calling on our great community to help those in need. The Run Like a Girl 5k aims to be a blessing to Rachel House. Rachel House is a Pregnancy Resource Center dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those who seek assistance when dealing with an unplanned pregnancy. They have locations in Lees Summit, the Northland and Kansas City.
To help support Rachel House we will be collecting diapers (newborn or size 1), wipes and baby bottles. Please bring them to packet pickup, race day or even to our studio anytime before the race.