November 23, 2023 | RUN 10K, 5K & 1 MILE WALK

The Thanksgiving Day Run Charity Partner is Harvesters Community Food Network. Harvesters’ mission is feed hungry people today and work to end hunger tomorrow. We are regional food bank serving 26-county area of northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas. Harvesters provides food and related household products to more than 760 nonprofit agencies including emergency food pantries, community kitchens, homeless shelters, children’s homes and others. We also offer education programs to increase community awareness of hunger and teach about good nutrition.

Check out  Harvesters Most Needed Items list and bring your donation to packet pickup or on race day.  Look for the Harvesters collection bins.

Thank you to our Sponsors

The Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day run is proud to provide our runners with a Tippin’s  pie after they cross the finish line! There’s something special about gathering around a Tippin’s pie with family and friends.  Artfully crafted in Kansas City, Tippin’s pies are made from scratch and crafted to perfection using only the best ingredients.

Thank you to Elite Chiro Care for providing treatments after the race. Elite treats every patient and injury the way we would want to be treated, with compassion, understanding, and clear goals.

Train Like a Pro at Chiefs Fit Plaza on their indoor turf field. Recover in their lounge facility that features cryotherapy treatment, hydromassage machines, NormaTec Compression Systems, a sauna, and full-amenity locker rooms.

Thank you to HomeLight for supporting the Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day Run. Find the perfect Kansas City real estate agent, with HomeLight! Realtors in Kansas City

The attorneys at Dickerson Oxton remain committed to exceptional client service during the coronavirus pandemic. Please contact us today. We are working remotely. If we are unable to connect immediately, we will respond at our earliest opportunity.


Thank you to Fowler Pickert Eisenmenger, LLC for supporting us. Fowler Pickert Eisenmenger Norfleet is a Kansas City personal injury law firm dedicated to representing injured people and their families. We handle a wide variety of personal injury matters with a significant portion of our practice being devoted to medical malpractice and nursing home abuse-and-neglect cases.


Thank you to Water Way for providing car wash coupons! Waterway operates 20 locations in five cities and is a nationally recognized leader in the car wash industry.


Thank you to Fountain City Roller Derby for supporting the Thanksgiving Day Run!

Thank you to Team Fidelis for providing the color guard for our race. It starts with awareness, hope and camaraderie.

Thank you to Body20 for supporting the Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day Run! Revolutionary, technology-based training that gives you the results you want in a fraction of the time.

Thank you to Ararat Shriners of Kansas City for providing volunteers! Shriners believe fun and philanthropy are central to fellowship and are great men committed to making an even greater difference together.

Thank you to Starbucks for providing warm coffee for out runners race morning!

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