4th Annual Circle the Square 5K Run/Walk, Presented by



Saturday, June 20, 2015!

Lace up your shoes and help combat poverty in our area. The Young Friends of CSL are proud to host this 4th annual event around the beautiful Independence Square. All fitness levels are encouraged and each participant will receive a t-shirt.

*We can't guarantee a t-shirt for late registrations


New this year – Kids’ “Backpack Dash"! -  kids ages 2-8 can join in the fun with a 100 yard dash! All participating kids receive a t-shirt and a special ribbon!  Sponsored by







Early Bird Registration – April 1-30, 2015 - $25
Advance Registration – May 1 – June 6, 2015 - $30
Regular Registration – June 7-20, 2015 - $35
Kids’ “Backpack Dash” - $10 with Adult Registration/$15 without Adult Registration
*register by June 8 to guarantee your t-shirt


   ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED AS OF 5:00 p.m. today.  We will be accepting walk-up participants between 7:00 and 7:45 a.m. tomorrow morning before the run/walk. *PLEASE NOTE THAT AS OF 6/18/15 T-SHIRTS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE.



To register by mail, download the registration form and return to CSL with your payment.

Race Day Schedule

7:00a.m.—Race day registration and late packet pick-up
8:00a.m.—5K Run begins
8:10a.m.—5K Walk begins
8:45a.m.—Awards ceremony and post-race social
9:15 a.m. – Kids’ “Backpack Dash”



Medals will be awarded to the top two male and female runners in the categories of 12 and Younger, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and Older. Medals will be awarded to the top two overall men and women, and the top two masters men and women.


Packet Pick-Up at CSL

404 North Noland Road, Independence, MO 64050
Thursday, June 18, 2015, from 5:00p.m.—7:00p.m.

Packets also will be available the morning of the race at 7:00 a.m.


Race Day Parking

Free Parking available at the lot located at the corner of Truman Road and Main Street, bordered by White Oak Street.   Simply walk 2 blocks east on White Oak to Community Services League, which faces Noland Road.














We can use lots of volunteers to ensure the safety of our runners and walkers on the course.  If you're interested in volunteering, please contact CSL Special Events Manager, Dena Morrison.



 For more information, please contact Dena Morrison at 816.912.4485 or morrisond@cslcares.org.

Our thanks go to these generous sponsors for their support of the 2015 Circle the Square:



View 2012 photos, 2013 photos and 2014 photos from the Circle the Square 5K!

Thank you to all of the 2015 Circle the Square participants, sponsors, and volunteers!  We had an awesome morning!  View Race Results and Photos!  (Reminder - only those who signed up for the timed portion of the race are on the results. Walkers who elected not to be timed are not on the report.)