Outside of a marathon, the best way to test a person’s endurance is to see how long they can listen to a radio play-by-play of a marathon. Take on a real challenge with this Groupon. ####Choose Between Two Options
- $15 for one 5k race entry benefitting Girls on the Run (a $30 value)
- $28 for two 5k race entries benefitting Girls on the Run (a $60 value) Sponsored by the YWCA of Topeka, the 5K race welcomes runners, joggers, and walkers to take part in a 5k race at 9 a.m. on May 12 to benefit the Girls on the Run of Topeka. After spending the hour before the staring gun enjoying tattoo stations and photo-taking opportunities, participants begin the race at the YWCA of Topeka on 12th Street. On race day, Goody Happy Hair Salon will be on hand to administer hair coloring and prerace tattooing to spectators. Each preregistered runner also receives a Girls on the Run T-shirt. <p>
YWCA of Topeka
The YWCA is the largest women's multicultural organization in existence, encompassing some 125 million members in over 100 countries. The membership represents a diversity of culture and lifestyle that assembles in 300 local associations, including the YWCA of Topeka. The Topeka chapter, first instituted in 1887, lives out the YWCA mission of empowering women with locally focused programs and outreach initiatives ranging from fitness and wellness to youth services such as Girls on the Run of Topeka. A local council of Girls on the Run International, the Topeka organization often partners with the YWCA, using running to encourage girls in grades 3-8 to live lives of confidence, health, and togetherness.