Cherish Kids 5K / 10K Run




Thank you to all of our participants, sponsors, and volunteers who made the 2014 Cherish Kids Run the best run yet. God has used your involvement to allow us to continue making a difference in the lives of children in crisis. We couldn't do it without you!

Race Results

Lord, you know the hopes of the helpless. Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them. Psalm 10:17-18

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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Cherish Kids Run In Your Community

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When and Where


8:00 am-10:00 am Cherish Kids Family Fun!
8:00 am-10:00 am Amazing ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST $5 per person
8:00 am: 5K/10K Starting Time
9:00 am: Kids K Starting Time (12yrs & under)
9:30 am: 5K/10K Award Ceremony

James River South Campus, Ozark, MO (Hwy 65 & CC)


Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male & Female
Masters 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male & Female
1st Place in each 5 year age group (Including age groups: 10 & under / 75 & over)
Overall Kids K: Boy & Girl Trophies

On-site Registration & Check In

James River South Campus (Realife Building)
Friday, August 15, 2014 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday, August 16, 2014 7:00 am - 7:45 am

Event Details

  • OVER $3000 in Prizes
  • Super cool shirt and race bag
  • Special Guests: Sara & Ethan Forhetz
  • Water stations along course
  • Free yummy snacks for participants
  • Awesome Silent Auction including weekend get-aways and great restaurants
  • Bounce Houses, Games, Face Painting, Concessions and More!
  • Cherish Kids Exhibit Tent
  • Many GIVEAWAYS!!!
  • Chip timing provided by Ultramax Sports
  • Children in foster care receive a FREE registration

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I bring my pets? So sorry, we love Fluffy too, but he can't come today.
  • Can I bring my child in a stroller? Definitely YES...unless you're up for a LONG piggy back ride.
  • Can I run with my child participating in the Kids K? Absolutely...starting times are staggered so be ready for pictures and video!
  • Can I (an adult) register for the Kids K and get a free shirt? Sorry, feeling like a kid doesn't count but you can buy a shirt for $12 on race day!
  • Will my child receive a medal even though they are running the 5K or 10K? Yes! All kids 12 and under will get some bling regardless of which race they run.
  • Is there water along the route? I certainly hope so! Yes, yes, yes.
  • How far is 5K or 10K or Kids K? 5K: 3.1 miles for the brave / 10K: 6.2miles for the daring / Kids K: .6miles for the cute!

Race Route

5k / 10/k Race Route