MAD - Make a Difference 5k

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2018 MAD Dash

On May 4,2018, more than 100 people participated in the MAD Dash to benefit the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation. The event was held at Raymore Recreation Park. This was the 5th year for the 5K fun run/walk.Thanks to everyone who participated, sponsored, planned, and volunteered!

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Physical education grant awarded to Raymore Elementary

In connection with the 2017 MAD Dash 5K, the Foundation Board on Aug. 17, 2017, awarded a $100 to Raymore Elementary School Physical Education Teacher Rebecca Dobson. Participants in the MAD Dash 5K walk and run were able to vote for a Ray-Pec school to receive the grant. This was the second year for the grant

From left: Kim Bailey, Allison Scott, Pam Steele, Kim York, Meryl Lange, Rebecca Dobson, Foundation President Phil Parke, Foundation Vice President Shana Stephenson, Foundation Executive Director Jodie Huston, Rich Bartow, Allison Bruflat, Superintendent Dr. Kari Monsees, and Dana Jermain.

2017 MAD Dash


Thanks to everyone who participated in, volunteered, or sponsored the 4th annual MAD Dash on May 5, 2017! More than 200 people participated in the 5K fun run/walk to support the Foundation.

The top male finisher was Seth Hunziker, with a time of 18:35. The top female finisher was Adrianne Seidel with a time of 24:56. The top participant under age 12 was Matthew Bird with a time of 23:20.



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PE grant to PE

Physical Education grant

In connection with the 2016 MAD Dash 5K, the Foundation awarded a $100 grant to Chris Roller, physical education teacher at Peculiar Elementary School. Participants in the MAD Dash 5K walk and run were able to indicate a Ray-Pec school to be entered for the chance to receive the grant. This was the first year for the grant award associated with the event.

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2016 MAD Dash

More than 120 walkers/runners participated in the third annual Make a Difference (MAD) Dash 5K on May 6, 2016, at Raymore Recreation Park. Thanks to everyone who participated, volunteered, or donated toward the event. The MAD Dash is a benefit for the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation.

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2015 MAD Dash

Thanks to everyone who participated, sponsored or contributed to the 2nd annual MAD Dash 5K on March 28, 2015. There were 75 people signed up for the event to benefit the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation! The event was sponsored by the Peculiar Charitable Foundation.

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2014 MAD Dash

The Foundation held its first Make a Difference (MAD) Dash on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Panther Stadium. The 5K walk/run was an event to benefit the Foundation.

2014 MAD Dash