Mother’s Day 5K is celebrating 10 years of fun!

Presented by KC Express, the Mother’s Day 5K is KC’s only run/walk by women, for women.  Held in Corporate Woods in Overland Park, KS, this event draws 4,000 mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends each year.  It’s one of our happiest, healthiest holiday traditions.   This is our tenth annual event, and it’s still awesome after all these years.

Join us on May 11, 2014 at 8 a.m. in Corporate Woods!  

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Port-a-pot Decorating Contest

April 18, 2014

Do you watch too much HGTV? Here’s something you can do with all that pent-up creativity. Decorated potties are a beloved tradition at the MD5K, and we invite you to take part! We have 40 potties that need some help being beautiful. And this year we have two great top prizes: 1) a 4-hour house cleaning from Cleaning Authority, or 2) $25 in movie passes if you enter the kids’ bracket. Yes, you can even volunteer for more than one! Please sign up here and join the fun! More details 2014 Portapot Flyer

Shawnee Mission Medical Center Women's Training Team

Want help getting ready for MD5K?

April 7, 2014

It’s not too late– you can still join the Women’s Training Team at Shawnee Mission Medical Center! This six-week series helps women of all abilities prepare for the Mother’s Day 5K in a comfortable, supportive, women-only environment. Each week you’ll get tips on fitness topics and then join other women for a walk or run.

The Women’s Training Team meets Tuesdays, 6 -7:30 p.m, April 1 — May 6, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Cost is $30, which includes all six sessions, a t-shirt and more. Learn more or register here. See photos from the first week’s session here.



February 26, 2014

Did you see a glow on the horizon last week?  The tiaras have arrived!  We give one to each of our 4,000 participants, and that’s a lot of sparkle. Yours will be waiting for you at Packet Pick Up. Girls of all ages look great in tiaras!



February 19, 2014

Every MD5K entrant gets a custom-made charm when she crosses our Finish Line. We create a new design each year to match our daisy logo, and have them cast in jewelry-quality pewter. Then we string them on a satin cord necklace just for you.

Some women wear them as is, some add them to a bracelet or key ring. We wanted to give you something different than a medal — something you might actually wear again!

Here are some charms from past years, and a peek at the 2014 model.

daisy in red dress

Go Red with MD5K Mascot Daisy

February 6, 2014

February is ♥ month. The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women campaign aims to raise awareness about heart disease in women, and they’ve adopted the red dress as their symbol. To learn more about the #1 killer of American women, check out this great short video “Just A Little Heart Attack”. A portion of MD5K proceeds will benefit Go Red.

We care about your ♥!

Balloon arch at Starting Line

2014 MD5K Registration is OPEN

January 24, 2014

Here’s to the beginning of another great year! We hope you will join 4,000 women and girls at our Start Line and help celebrate 10 YEARS OF FUN! Register now!


MD5K 14 tees

Can’t wait to see you in these gorgeous shirts

January 19, 2014

We’re known for our colorful, women’s-cut tees! Now we offer two options: choose either the 100% cotton shirt (free with registration) or the v-neck technical fabric shirt (add $7.50). See our SIZE CHART for more details.

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