Archive for June, 2011

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Something For Everyone on Sat. Morning!

There’s alot of buzz about the new Sat 6:30am running group meeting in front of Aixois at 55th St and Brookside Blvd. The plan is to meet your needs wherever you are in your running life. We will have a course mapped out for any distance from 3-12miles. 12 miles this week is where you want to be if you READ MORE »

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Race Walker National Senior Games in Houston

The Heartland RaceWalkers  competed on June 24-25th in the National Senior Games in Houston, TX. The weather was hot and humid. All competitors had won medals in their state games.  The 1500-meter race was held at a high school track (35 miles from Houston) that had been upgraded to world-class status in order to be ready for the National Junior READ MORE »

Friday, June 24, 2011

New Saturday Group Run

Reminder about new Sat 6:30am running group meeting in front of Aixois at 55th st and Brookside Blvd. We will leave at 6:35am and run as long or short as you want. Have coffee at Aixois after the run if you have time! READ MORE »

Friday, June 24, 2011

Another Great Job by Lou

Lou designed some coffee mugs for KCTC members. They are 15oz ceramic with a navy interior. Both sides are printed- one side with KCTC logo and the other with another great cartoon by Lou Joline! Go HERE  to buy! READ MORE »

Friday, June 17, 2011

Marathon Training Starts Sunday!


Want to run the KC Marathon? KCTC has a marathon training group starting Sun. June 19th in conjunction with our regular long run group. Meet at 7:30am at Mission and Tomahawk Roads in the Hen House/US Bank parking lot. As distances increase, marathoners will meet earlier. Bring your own water bottle.  Program Description 








Sunday, June 12, 2011

KCTC at Dog n Jog

KCTC was working the finish at Dog n Jog this Sunday on the Plaza.  These guys seem to be enjoying the crowd. READ MORE »

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

KCTC Harvesters Day

Volunteer for a shift at Harvesters with the KC Track Club!

When: Saturday, August 13, 2 to 4 p.m.

Where: Harvesters, 3801 Topping Avenue, Kansas City, MO

What: Working to organize or sort food donations at the food bank/distribution center

Join us after for pizza or a cool beverage at Pizza 51, across from UMKC. RSVP to Misty McNally,

mistymcnally at READ MORE »

Monday, June 6, 2011

New Walking Group on The Kansas Side!

To meet the needs of walkers on the Kansas side, KCTC has formed a new walking group meeting every Saturday at 9am at Antioch Park in Merriam, KS. This group will meet at shelter 3 at approximately 8:50am beginning June 11th. Free to KCTC members! READ MORE »

Sunday, June 5, 2011

KCTC at Hospital Hill Expo

Steve and President Nancy at the KCTC booth at the Hospital Hill Expo.  It was a great chance to meet some new and old friends and tell people about the all the great running and walking opportunities with KCTC.  BTW, the KCTC TEAM won the Saucony Team Challenge event. The runners on our team: Dale Dexter, Matthew Chesang, Michael Pierce! READ MORE »

Friday, June 3, 2011

Beginning Runners Class Starts Monday!

Feeling the need for some motivation? Any KCTC member gets a FREE entry for Lou Joline’s Running 101 class which starts Monday June 6th. The class meets at 5:45 pm at Garry Gribble’s Running Sports in the Ward Parkway Shopping Center.  You can walk, walk and jog or try running the entire way. The class lasts 10 weeks.  Or check out any READ MORE »