RACE INFO

Kick off your Thanksgiving Day celebration with a great morning run with friends and family. All participants receive a long sleeve thermal race shirt and a 6 inch pumpkin pie!

 

NEW START FOR 2017!

10K Start: 8:30AM | 85 St. and Ward Parkway- east side of the Ward Parkway Center.  

5K Start: 9:00AM | 85 St. and Ward Parkway- east side of the Ward Parkway Center.

 

You’ll line up according to your projected pace. Look for the pace signs at the starting line and line up according to the pace you will run.

Your start time is recorded when you cross the starting line, your time will be accurate and there is no need to pass people until you cross the start line. (see below to sign up for automatic SMS text updates, see “Results”)

When you register, you will choose one of 3 categories; Elite Runner (8 min pace or faster), Runner (above 8 min pace) or Walker/Non-Competitive.  Elite runners will go out first, then runners over 8 min pace and then walkers and strollers. 

Download the 2017 Participant Guide for all information in one place.

Tiny Turkey Trot

A Kids Fun Run for ages 12 & under.  This run is not timed, is approximately 200 yards long and will start as soon as the last 5K participant is across the finish line.  

All kids will receive a short sleeve cotton race shirt, a finisher medal, a goodie bag and a mini pie!  Parents are welcome to run alongside their tiny turkeys. 

 

Family Team Division

Families and groups of 4 or more receive a discounted entry! To register your family as a team, select the “5K member of a group/team” or “10K member of a group/team” option when you register.  The fastest three teams will win our team prizes.  The top 4 times per team are added together for the team score. Register Here

 

Scenic Course

Click here to see the course map along scenic Ward Parkway!

5K Prices:

$29 until Oct 23
$34 until Nov 20
$39 at Packet Pickup and Race Day

5K Family of 4+:

$27 per person until Oct 23
$32 per person until Nov 20
$37 per person at Packet Pickup and Race Day

10K Prices:

$39 until Oct 23
$44 until Nov 20
$49 at Packet Pickup and Race Day

10K Family of 4+:

$37 per person until Oct 23
$42 per person until Nov 20
$47 per person at Packet Pickup and Race Day

Tiny Turkey Trot (Kids Fun Run):

$12 until Nov 20
$15 at Packet Pickup and Race Day


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Packet pick up

Garry Gribble’s Running Sports (located inside the Ward Parkway Center)

Tuesday, November 21st from 3 PM to 6 PM.  

Wednesday, November 22nd from 10:30 AM to 6 PM

On race morning, Thursday Nov 23rd from 7:30-8:55 AM inside a retail space that opens to the east side of the mall.

 

Results

To get athlete updates to your phone (and to your family’s phones), click the “Manage Updates” link in your registration confirmation email. You may also follow this link, however, you’ll need to create an account to log in.

 

Parking

The best place to park is on the west side of State Line Road in the Ward Parkway overflow parking lots and then walk through the tunnel to the start line. (you will not be able to drive through the tunnel)

You may also park in the mall parking garage, on the east side of the mall. Please enter the garage from 89th St & State Line, Ward Parkway will be blocked for the race. There will be parking attendants to help you find a space without searching the area! Map

 

Awards

Thanksgiving Theme medal will be given to top male and female finishers and top 3 finishers in age groups: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.

Award given for Best Thanksgiving Themed Costume and top 3 fastest family teams!

 

Food

We will be serving fall treats and light snacks after the race. Starbucks will be serving coffee!

 

Strollers Welcome

Walkers with strollers are welcome in the 5K and will start behind the runners so everyone will be safe!

 

Benefits

The Single MOM KC and Harvesters Community Food Network.  Please visit our Charity Partners page for more information.

Refunds

No refunds will be given for the event but you can choose to switch to the virtual race option if your plans change for Thanksgiving. Anyone switching to the virtual option should email us at info@resultskc.com.

Questions: E-mail us at info@resultskc.com

Note: No motorized vehicles, roller blades, bikes or dogs will be allowed on the course as our insurance policy does not cover these. Protection will be provided at all intersections by volunteers or the Kansas City Police Department.   

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