Eisenhower-Anthony Middle School Invitational (Manhattan)
Friday, Sept. 20 (Warner Park)
Woody Greeno/Jay Dirksen Cross Country Invitational (Lincoln, Neb.)
Saturday, Sept. 21 (Mahoney Golf Course)
Shawnee Heights Middle School Invitational (Topeka)
Tuesday, Sept. 24 (Shawnee Heights MS)
RECENT RACES (Live Results links still available)
Manhattan HS Cross Country Invitational
Saturday, Sept. 7 (Warner Park)
Wamego Middle School X-C Invitational
Tuesday, Sept. 10 (Wamego MS)
Fort Riley Middle School X-C Invitational
Thursday, Sept. 12 (Milford Lake)
Emporia HS Cross Country Invitational
Saturday, Sept. 14 (Jones Park)
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The Manhattan Cross Country Club was formed in Fall, 2004 to encourage age-appropriate distance running for youth as a means to lifetime fitness and health. Read more...
ENTRY FORM (please turn into your school's PE teacher)
The 2019 Body First School Fitness Challenge will be held on September 21, 2019 at 9:00 AM @ Anneberg Park! Last year more than $10,000 was awarded to participating schools based on the students registered for the event. This year's awards bring the 10-year total of funds to area schools to $90,000, made possible by generous support of the title sponsor, Body First Health and Wellness, and many more local sponsors.
Below is a summary of awards sent to each eligible school. For a breakdown of how the funds were awarded to each school, click on this file.
TOTAL FUNDS AWARDED, BY SCHOOL (2018)
Amanda Arnold Elementary -- $1,265
Bergman Elementary -- $815
Bluemont Elementary -- $665
Flint Hills Christian -- $1265
Lee Elementary -- $1015
Manhattan Catholic -- $785
Marlatt Elementary -- $1015
Northview Elementary -- $665
St. George Elementary -- $765
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary -- $765
Wamego West Elementary -- $385
Woodrow Wilson Elementary -- $615
The mission of the Body First School Fitness Challenge is to provide support and money to K-8 schools in Manhattan and the surrounding area to assist with fitness-related activities or equipment. Children register through their school in the fall and choose which distance they would like to run. Schools are awarded money based on total number of students participating, and the percentage of students participating.