Frequently asked questions


will there be food and drink at the end?


Yes, there will be food, water, and gatorade for all participants at the end of the race along with two aid stations on the course.


where does the race start? where does it end?


Just around the corner from Stockyards Brewing Co

1600 Genessee St #100, Kansas City, MO 64102


where does the course go?


The course is a out and back that goes through the West Bottoms District in downtown Kansas City, up the 12th Street Viaduct to the West Bluffs and to the city's West Side. 


what if it rains?


The race will still be held if it rains, but if it is unsafe to run/walk the race director reserves the right to cancel the race and no refunds will be given.


do I have to register online?


No, you can download a registration form here and mail it with a check to the address on the form.




where and when is packet pick up?


Packet pick up will be at the KC Running Company stores on Friday, August 9 from 2-6 pm and on race day from 5:30pm-7:15pm.

I registered but can't participate; can I transfer my registration to a friend, to next year, or get a refund?


No, registration fees are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to a different person or year.

can I still get my shirt and medal if I don't participate?


If you do not participate, you can still get your shirt. You will have to go to packet pick up to get it. Shirts will not be mailed. Medals are only for race finishers. If you do not participate you will not get a medal.


I have a friend who would like to volunteer. Can he help?


Yes! Please look at the volunteer page here. If you have other questions regarding volunteering, email HERE!




can a friend or family member pick up my packet?


Yes, someone else can pick up your packet for you. If you are picking up packets for others, please be sure to coordinate that with them to avoid confusion.

can I bring a stroller?


Yes, you may bring a stroller. We just ask that you start at the back with the walkers.

can I bring my pet?


No, dogs and other pets are not allowed at the race.