The Week Ahead: Events for the week of June 9


INTRO TO TRAIL RUNNING: The 2.8-mile family trail run is billed as a perfect opportunity to get accustomed to trail running. Starts at 9 a.m. at shelter No. 14 at Wyandotte County Lake Park. Ben Holmes,

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DERON CHERRY INVITATIONAL: The 22nd Annual Deron Cherry Invitational Golf Tournament is June 17, at Loch Lloyd Country Club. Proceeds benefit Score 1 for Health, a program that provides free health screenings for more than 12,000 urban core elementary children. Registration is at 8 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. For information, contact Dave Garcia at 913-707-4653.

CHAMPIONS MEET: The annual Mo/Kansas all-star track meet for graduating high school seniors is June 18 at Fort Osage High School. The meet starts at 6 p.m. and state champions will be recognized at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds go to Special Olympics.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: The Country Mart Kansas vs. Missouri High School Football Game to be played at Peve Stadium on the campus of Blue Springs High School on June 19 at 7 p.m.

UMKC HOOPS CAMP: The UMKC boys’ basketball camps with Kangaroos head coach Kareem Richardson include a team camp on June 21-22, individual camp on June 23-26 and elite camp Aug. 9-10. The camps are open to boys ages 7-18. For more information contact Conner Hampton at

STREET SOCCER: There will be a five-a-side futsal tournament on June 21-22 on East 31st Street to Gillham Road. Go to for more information.

PUTTING THE BOOKS TO ALS: The 5K race is June 28 at 8 a.m. at Rockhurst High School and raises money for the Project 5 for ALS Foundation. For more information or to sign up go to

OKLAHOMA STATE GOLF SCRAMBLE: The alumni group will have its chapter golf scramble on June 29 at Hillcrest Golf & Country Club. Check-in is at noon followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A putting contest will start prior to tournament play at 10:30 a.m., and all are welcome to participate;

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