Archive for May, 2011

Friday, May 27, 2011

KCTC Brew Ha Ha

After ten days of rain and tornado warnings,  clear blue skies greeted the first KCTC Brew-Ha-Ha. About sixty members and guests enjoyed drinks and appetizers, on the outside patio at The Well in Waldo.

Leaders of club activities (Trail Nerding, Intervals, Long Runs, Beginning Running, Run/Walk Local groups) were introduced.  Inside, President Nancy set up a colorful display of club READ MORE »

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

First Ever All Member Brew Ha Ha May 26th!

First KCTC Brew Ha Ha! is tomorrow, May 26, 6 to 8 pm at The Well in Waldo. We’ll have free appetizers, a cash bar and a chance to meet our board, coaches and run leaders, as well as other members. Come out and kick off the long weekend with KCTC. READ MORE »

Monday, May 23, 2011

KCTC Weight Watchers WALK !T 5K

KCTC, RRCA and Weight Watchers put on the largest 5K WALK !T event in the US on Sunday at Macken Park in North KC.  We had 1000 people participating and smiles galore as Weight Watchers members accomplished their goal of doing a 5K.  KCTC already has 2 Walk Local events on our calendar and if you have a walking group READ MORE »

Thursday, May 19, 2011

New Group Run Thursday AM on The Plaza

Thursday Mornings on The Plaza, 6am, Meet Ryan Knapp at Mill Creek Park at the fountain (corner of Broadway & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd.). Distances will vary and it will be an out and back on The Trolley Trail and some core workout if you are interested. You can park on Broadway in front of the park. Email kctcrunner@gmail.com with READ MORE »

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Our Friends at KCBC host Tour De Lakes Ride

10th Annual Tom Logan Memorial Tour de Lakes Bike Ride, Saturday, June 25,   7 a.m. www.tourdelakes.org

Experience one of Kansas City’s Most Beautiful Rides Fully supported with 4 SAGS – 3 distances: 10.7 miles around Longview Lake; 30.8 miles around Longview and Raintree Lakes; 62 miles around Longview, Raintree, Lakewood,  READ MORE »

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Northland Runners “Take” The Five Trails 1/2!

We entered a team at the Leavenworth Five Trails Half Marathon in the Mixed Masters Division.  There were 6 runners (see below) and we all did well.  Some did especially well.
Stacey Slover won the women’s masters 1st place.
Mark Lindman won 2nd in his age group.
Katy Harvey and Tom Summers set PRs
The team “Northland Runners” won 1st READ MORE »

Friday, May 13, 2011

KCTC Adds 2 Walking Groups To The Schedule!

KCTC is sponsoring a Weight Watchers Walk on May 22nd at 8am in Macken Park. The walk is FULL with  1,001 people  registered! We need volunteers so contact kctcrunner@gmail.com if you can donate a couple of hours! Even better news- KCTC is starting walking groups in two locations- Macken Park in North KC and Loose Park  every Saturday at 8am starting May 28th. READ MORE »

Thursday, May 12, 2011

WNR – Run, Walk, or Ride

Our Wednesday Night Run Czar, Maggie, gets special treatment.   And she deserves it! READ MORE »

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

First Ever KCTC Brew Ha Ha

Save the date! Thursday May 26th at 6pm is the first ever Kansas City Track Club Brew Ha Ha, a fun get together for Track Club Members and guests at The Well in Waldo. KCTC says “It’s not another boring meeting”… There will be a cash bar with drink specials. KCTC is providing free appetizers or you can come early and READ MORE »

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Monday Night Runners Hang Tough in Hot Weather!

The first Monday Night Run took place with 13 runners pounding the hot gravel on the Trolley Trail.  About 8 more runners joined us just for beer and food afterward. The service at The Well rocks. Runners are welcome to join us anytime.  We will be there every monday 52 weeks per year! READ MORE »

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

New Monday Night Run Group Forming

KCTC is sponsoring a Monday Night Run from The Well in Waldo every Monday at 6pm. All paces and distances and FREE to KCTC members. After your run, cool off with $3. beers and free appetizers. Ask where the KC Track Club is sitting that night. We will have reserved space on the rooftop during nice weather and inside when its READ MORE »

Monday, May 2, 2011

Law Day 5K

KCTC was out helping at the Law Day 5K on a chilly Sunday Morning.  The run along Brush Creek and through the Kauffman Center gardens raises money for Legal Aid. READ MORE »