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Thursday, November 9, 2017

November 29 – Pizza 51 on Oak

5060 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 531-1151

We will meet up at one of our fun places tonight. The Trolley Trail and the Plaza lights are both calling to us. Can’t beat that! Let’s answer the call. READ MORE »

Thursday, November 2, 2017

November 22 – Misty & Rich McNally

7236 Belleview Ave
Kansas City MO 64114
(816) 523-0221

This is Thanksgiving Eve!!!! Rich and Misty will be treating us to their wonderful world of holiday food and amazing surroundings. Bring a side dish to go with this holiday meal. READ MORE »

Thursday, October 26, 2017

November 15 – Michael Forbes Grill

128 West 63rd Street
KC, MO
816-333-4355

Here we are at another one of our Brookside spots tonight. We will enjoy the Michael Forbes food after our Trolley Trail run. Don’t miss the fun! READ MORE »

Thursday, October 26, 2017

November 8 – Garry Gribbles Running Sports

Ward Parkway Shopping Center
8900 Ward Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64114
Phone: 816-.363-4800

Come enjoy the fun at the Ward Parkway Gribbles store! They treat us great here. Bring a yummy to go with their main dish. We will get to have our feast surrounded by the latest running gear. READ MORE »

Thursday, October 26, 2017

November 1 – Bella Napoli

6229 Brookside Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 444-5041

Get on over to Italy tonight. It is not as far away as you may think. Let’s get in a good workout along the Trolley Trail so we can eat all we want at Bella Napoli afterward. READ MORE »

Thursday, October 12, 2017

October 25 – The Novoveskys

The Novoveskys (Dan, Denoya, and kiddoes)
8615 Marty
Overland Park, KS
(2 blocks west of 87th and Metcalf)
(913) 381-9358

Now, head for the magical location in Overland Park tonight for the wonderful running celebration that the Novoveskys treat us to. We do run, but then we get to enjoy the entertainment. READ MORE »

Thursday, September 28, 2017

October 18 – Mary and Doug Edwards

800 Huntington
Kansas City, MO 64113
(corner of 60th and Summit)
mtejde@gmail.com
(816) 536-6545

Tonight we get to go to the home of the queen of WNR. Mary and Doug do such a tremendous job of feeding us and entertaining us in their wonderful home in this great neighborhood, I can’t wait to get there. READ MORE »

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

October 4 – Waldo Pizza

7433 Broadway St.
KC MO 64114
(816)363-5242

Get out there on the Trolley Trail to run run run before we eat eat eat at this yummy establishment tonight. READ MORE »

Thursday, September 7, 2017

September 27 – Daniel Doughty

4456 Pennsylvania Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 947-8649

We get to return to the lovely streets north of the Country Club Plaza tonight to enjoy the run and the fun at Dan’s WNR. It will be fun to get caught up with all that Dan has been involved in lately. It is a LOT. READ MORE »

Thursday, September 7, 2017

September 20 – Foo’s Fabulous Custard (Jeff Stottle)

9421 Mission Road
Leawood, Kansas 66206
(913) 383-3667

Oh boy, oh boy!!! We go to the Foo’s in the Ranchmart Shopping Center tonight. Are you salivating already? This is a true treat after our run in the neighborhood to get the wonderful main dish that our hero, Jeff, prepares for us. Don’t miss it. READ MORE »

Thursday, September 7, 2017

September 13 – Pizza 51 on Oak

5060 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 531-1151

Come to the Pizza 51 just south of the Plaza tonight. We will make quick work of the run south on the Trolley Trail. Then we will have a wonderful experience with these pizzas. READ MORE »

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

September 6 – WNR ReRun at Loose Park!

Loose Park Pavilion
51st and Wornall Road
KC, MO

Oh, boy, this is our annual WNR celebration! Make sure your join us at the Loose Park Pavilion tonight for the wonderful pizza and great side dishes from our participants. We get to have a fun scavenger hunt on our run, and then more fun when we return to the pavilion. READ MORE »

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

August 30 – Carolyn and Brian Purcell – CHANGED!

Carolyn and Brian Purcell
9627 Summit Street
KCMO 64114
(816) 398-5607

Earlier, Margaret and David Stockdale had planned to be our hosts tonight. However, Margaret had to cancel their hosting for tonight in order to be available to help her mother. Carolyn, Brian and Declan Purcell have stepped up to the plate for us. They will be entertaining us tonight. READ MORE »

Friday, August 4, 2017

August 23 – Run the Town WNR at Lazzarone Pizzaria

412 Delaware St.
KC MO 64105

This is a WNR to remember! We get to run along a very special route tonight, which showcases some entertaining historic spots in this area of Kansas City. When you arrive at Il Lazzarone Pizzaria to start your run, we will get a quick expert introduction to the special sights on this run route. READ MORE »

Friday, August 4, 2017

August 16 – Waldo Pizza

7433 Broadway St.
KC MO 64114
(816) 363-5242

This is a night to follow your noses. We know the smell here, and they know us. Don’t miss joining the table where the fun is tonight. READ MORE »

Friday, August 4, 2017

August 9 – Red Door Wood Fired Grill in Brookside

6324 Brookside Plaza
KC MO
(816) 621-3424

Look for the BIG red door on the west side of Brookside Plaza tonight. The trolley track is waiting for us behind the restaurant. After our run, the Red Door will be ready to show us some good food and a good time. READ MORE »

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

August 2 – RUN816 Store

www.run816.com
304 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-569-0106

Hooray! We will be at this special location just east of the Westport area tonight. Nick and Tracy always show us a fun evening of running in wonderful surroundings. Then we get to eat in wonderful surroundings as well. READ MORE »

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

July 19 – Maggie McCoy and John Anderson

4402 W. 63rd Terr.
Prairie Village, KS 66208

The streets of Perfect Village are looking forward to the wonderful WNR feet to come run along them. Don’t let them down. Make sure you join us for WNR tonight to make those streets smile. READ MORE »

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

July 12 – Bella Napoli

6229 Brookside Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 444-5041

Vi unirete a noi in Italia stasera? Oh, we hope you will! Your presence will make our visit to Italy in Brookside even more fun. Now, don’t forget your running shoes for the Trolley Trail. READ MORE »

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

July 5 – Michael Forbes Grill

128 West 63rd Street
KC, MO
816-333-4355

The corner of 63rd Street and Brookside Plz is our destination tonight. As destinations go, you can’t get much better than this. First we drive to this destination. Then we run to it. That will allow us to really enjoy the Michael Forbes fare. Make sure you join us. READ MORE »

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

June 28 – Waldo Pizza

7433 Broadway St
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 363-5242

Follow your nose to Waldo Pizza to meet up with your friends. We will have our table of fun after our run. READ MORE »

Thursday, May 25, 2017

June 7 – NATIONAL RUNNING DAY!

Kansas City Bier Company
310 W 79th St
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 214-8691

This is a BIG celebration that you won’t want to miss. We get a dollar off the beer and will be treated to pizza and salad. Bring a little something to add to the fare and MAKE IT A SPECIAL PARTY!

Join us at 5pm to READ MORE »

Thursday, May 25, 2017

June 14 – Sue Robinette

4910 W. 67th Street
Prairie Village, KS
(913) 449-9091

Come enjoy Sue’s new home in PV! Her new place is just a short distance west of Roe Blvd on the north side of 67th Street. She has some great streets for running in her new neighborhood. Also, we will get to enjoy the wonderful food from Sue’s new kitchen. READ MORE »

Monday, May 1, 2017

May 31 – Heartland Racewalkers

Heartland Racewalkers
Leawood City Park
main shelter house
At the south end of Lee Boulevard

The Indian Creek Trail is a wonderful place for our run tonight. But, the big event will be the wonderful food that we will get to enjoy with the company of both WNR runners and Heartland Racewalkers – a wonderful double set of fun. READ MORE »

Monday, May 1, 2017

May 24 – The Novoveskys

The Novoveskys (Dan, Denoya, and kiddoes)
8615 Marty
Overland Park, KS
(2 blocks west of 87th and Metcalf)
(913) 381-9358

Tonight we get to run the friendly streets west of Metcalf and then settle down for the magic of the Novovesky’s kitchen and entertainment of the family. Everything we want for a magical evening will be included. READ MORE »

Saturday, April 22, 2017

May 17 – Barb and Ken Bridges

Barb and Ken Bridges
6931 Charlotte
Shawnee, KS
(913) 226-6474 or (913) 226-6712

We find our fun tonight at the Bridges’ home, where we can hear all about their latest travels and other fun activities while we enjoy their wonderful food and home. Oh yes, we will run too on an interesting largely off-road route. READ MORE »

Saturday, April 22, 2017

May 10 – Janet and Steve Porter

Janet and Steve Porter
12302 Mohawk Lane
Leawood, KS 66209
(573) 289-0816

Wow! This is for real! We get to party at the Porters’ again tonight. Janet and Steve treat us so well, it is exciting to get to return to their home. The run route is fun and then the food and beautiful back yard welcome us back. READ MORE »

Saturday, April 22, 2017

May 3 – Cinco de Mayo at the McCamy’s

Cinco de Mayo at the McCamy’s home
Ryan, Lisa, Grace, and Zoe McCamy
5215 West 64th St.
Prairie Village, KS 66208
(913) 362-8840

Celebration! Don’t miss this chance for a Midwestern celebration of this fun holiday. Whatever the holiday is, the McCamys are a fun family – and – the food is a work of art. READ MORE »

Saturday, April 22, 2017

April 26 – Bella Napoli

Bella Napoli
6229 Brookside Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 444-5041

Oh yes, Italy is waiting for us tonight, right there in Brookside. Who needs to by a plane ticket when we can take a short drive to Italy and then get our scenic run in from there. My mouth is watering already. READ MORE »

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

April 19 – Granfalloon Restaurant and Bar

Granfalloon Restaurant and Bar
Country Club Plaza
608 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 753-7850

Come to this new spot for us tonight to run up to and around Loose Park and back. You can add more miles by heading on down to the Trolley Trail or around the wonderful neighborhood. Work up your appetite for this yummy food. READ MORE »

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

April 12 – Waldo Pizza

Waldo Pizza
7433 Broadway St
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 363-5242

Waldo Pizza is calling our names tonight. We will be careful not to drool during our run. Can’t wait to party around those wonderful pizzas. READ MORE »

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

April 5 – Michael Forbes Grill

Michael Forbes Grill
128 West 63rd Street
KC, MO
(816) 333-4355

Michael Forbes will be ready for us tonight to eat big and celebrate our wonderful run. They know that we celebrate in crazy ways sometimes, and they are fine with it. See you there. READ MORE »

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Race KC Series March Update!

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Here is the latest standings in the series! We keep track of all runners finishing in the top 5 of their age groups(standard age groups) for each race and at the end of the series, we cross check to see who are members and have placed in at least 3 of the races to determine who is eligible for the READ MORE »

Monday, March 13, 2017

March 29 – Pizza 51 on Oak

5060 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 531-1151

Tonight we will start out near the north end of the Trolley Trail at one of our favorite spots. We will be enjoying the run and the yummy pizza – AND the great company around the table. READ MORE »

Monday, March 13, 2017

March 22 – Red Door Café at Brookside

6324 Brookside Plaza
(816)621-3424

Tonight our Wednesday Night Run is at an exciting new place in downtown Brookside, the Red Door Café. It is on the west side of the street in a bright new store front that will jump out at you. See you there for this great opportunity to welcome this amazing restaurant to our world. We will READ MORE »

Monday, February 13, 2017

March 15 – Jerry Cullen

645 W. 61st ST
KCMO 64113
(913) 940-1668 (mobile)
jerry.cullen@honeywell.com

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day early tonight. Hooray for the Brookside run route and hooray for Jerry’s wonderful cooking. Have some fun at Jerry’s lovely Brookside abode tonight. READ MORE »

Monday, February 13, 2017

March 8 – RUN 816

Run 816 Store
www.run816.com
304 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 569-0106

Come to Westport Road and Broadway and turn east for half a block on Broadway tonight for a fun run route and an upbeat gathering at the Run 816 store afterward. This route provides us with some NEW SCENERY. What could be better? Bring those wonderful side READ MORE »

Monday, February 13, 2017

March 1 – Waldo Pizza

Waldo Pizza
7433 Broadway St.
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 363-5242

Follow your nose to Waldo Pizza to meet up with your friends. We will have our table of fun after our run. READ MORE »

Monday, February 13, 2017

February 22 – Bella Napoli

Bella Napoli
6229 Brookside Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 444-5041

It has been a while since we have met at Bella Napoli. It will be fun to return to our local version of Italy this evening for a wonderful Trolley Trail run followed by that great Italian fare. READ MORE »

Monday, February 13, 2017

February 15 – Spin Pizza (south of the Plaza)

4950 Main St.
(816) 561-7746

Let’s gather at 49th and Main Street tonight at the Spin Pizza. We will run east from Main Street down the hill to the Trolley Trail and then do the distance each of us chooses. Upon our return we will chow on some yummy pizza and tell all kinds of stories. READ MORE »

Thursday, January 26, 2017

February 8 – Michael Forbes Grill

Michael Forbes Grill
128 West 63rd Street
KC, MO
(816) 333-4355

We start in the Brookside area tonight. Enjoy that run before you chow on the wonderful Michael Forbes’ fare. We can ask the wait staff if there have been any pies in the face lately. READ MORE »

Thursday, January 26, 2017

February 1 – Pizza 51 on Oak

Pizza 51 on Oak
5060 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 531-1151

We will tackle the Trolley Trail from the north end tonight and then return for some more yummy pizza. We’ll check the progress of the Whole Foods store construction as we run by. READ MORE »

Sunday, January 15, 2017

January 25 – Maggie McCoy

4402 W. 63rd Terr.
Prairie Village, KS 66208
(913) 558-6924

Let’s keep the party going tonight. Maggie will try to rise as close to Trudy’s level of culinary delight as possible. Come see how she does. The streets of Prairie Village are calling to you again. You don’t want to disappoint them. READ MORE »

Sunday, January 15, 2017

January 18 – Waldo Pizza

Waldo Pizza
7433 Broadway St,
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 363-5242

I know you love this pizza. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy it with your wonderful running friends after a nice workout on the Trolley Trail. See you there tonight! READ MORE »

Monday, January 9, 2017

UPDATED January 11 – Gribbles Running Sports Store at Ward Parkway Center

Gribbles Running Store at Ward Parkway
8600 Ward Parkway
KC MO
(816) 363-4800

We get to return to Garry Gribbles’ Running Sports at Ward Parkway tonight. We will get a chance to try out some new Saucony shoes if we choose to. Bring your usual side dish. Gribbles will supply the main dish for us. Also, we will get to READ MORE »

Friday, December 30, 2016

Annual New Year’s Day Fun Run/Walk

A new year is a great reason to celebrate and who better to celebrate with than the Kansas City Track Club!

Don’t forget to join us this SUNDAY, January 1st at The Athletic Club of Overland Park! The fun begins 10AM, but don’t forget to show up a little bit early to sign our waiver.

Completely free event, 0 to READ MORE »

Sunday, December 25, 2016

January 4 – Trudy Nepstad

4937 Wells Drive
Roeland Park, KS 66205
913-236-5149

It is the first WNR after the New Year, so guess where we get to go!!!! Trudy’s castle in Roeland Park will be our location for friends, fun, running, and eating some amazing food. Bring your side and enjoy. READ MORE »

Sunday, December 25, 2016

December 28 – Brian, Marilyn, Clare and Cara Lappin

3810 W 74th St.
Prairie Village, KS
913-707-4147

Now that the holiday shopping and gifting and exchanging are all behind you, it is time to enjoy a run form the Lappins’ Prairie Village home. They have stepped up to host us during this crazy time of year for several years now. It is always fun to learn the latest events READ MORE »

Friday, December 2, 2016

December 21 – Lisa and David Holiman

9709 Shepherds Drive
Kansas City, Missour 64131
(816) 522-3961

The Dave Cave is calling the guys, and the yummy food and fun chatter are calling the gals tonight. Come enjoy the artful streets, food, and home of the Holimans. Mark those calendars. And, follow these directions: On Bannister Rd, go east of Troost to Lydia. Go south on Lydia to READ MORE »

Friday, December 2, 2016

December 14 – Tanner’s Bar and Grill

7425 Broadway St
Kansas City
(816) 822-7525

Come enjoy the Trolley Trail tonight and then the wonderful comradery at Tanner’s afterward. READ MORE »

Friday, December 2, 2016

December 7 – Foo’s Fabulous Custard (Jeff Stottle)

9421 Mission Roard
Leawood, Kansas 66206
(913) 383-3667

We get treated to a run from Gribbles at Ward Parkway Shopping Center tonight. This will be fun to eat, socialize, and peak around the store. Bring a side dish to go with the main dish that Gribbles will provide us. Enjoy!

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Race KC Series Awards and Chili Run

The final results are in! You can view them here Race KC Series page

Come join KCTC for our first annual Chili Run with the awards to follow shortly. All particpants must be a good standing KCTC member or guest member, go here to renew/sign up

KCTC Membership
KCTC Guest Membership

All nonmembers who attend the chili run have a READ MORE »

Friday, October 14, 2016

November 9 – Karen Williams and Andy Geoghegan

11/09/16 Karen Williams and Andy Geoghegan
5740 Cherry, KC, MO 64110, #816.926.0551

Karen and Andy are ready to host our post-election WNR tonight! Come ready to celebrate or commiserate. I am hoping for the former option. Either way, a run on the Brookside streets will feel great. See you at Karen and Andy’s! READ MORE »

Friday, October 14, 2016

November 2 – The Novoveskys

11/02/16 the Novoveskys (Dan, Denoya, and kiddoes)
8615 Marty, OP, KS, (2 blocks west of 87th and Metcalf) #913.381.9358

Be ready tonight for a nice run route, an artistic main dish, wonderful comradery, AND all kinds of entertainment from the Novovesky crew. What more could we ask for? READ MORE »

Friday, October 14, 2016

October 19 – Waldo Pizza

10/19/16 Waldo Pizza
7433 Broadway St, ·
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 363-5242

Join us at the Waldo Pizza front door at 6:00 tonight. Then we will pound it out on the Trolley Trail. The pizza will welcome us back after our miles. Now be sure to join us tonight. READ MORE »

Monday, October 10, 2016

October 12 – Mary and Doug Edwards

800 Huntington
KC MO 64113 (corner of 60th and Summit)
mtejde@gmail.com
816-536-6545

Mary and Doug will be greeting us tonight in their yummy smelling kitchen. Come ready for some real fun after our run through the Brookside streets. Mary created the Wednesday Night Run 35 years ago. It is great to get to come to her house to celebrate that. READ MORE »

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

2016 Race KC Series Update & Save the Date!

There is a short list showing runners who both meet the minimum requirement of placing in 3 races and those who have at placed in 2 races and need only to place in 1 more to become eligible for the competition. This short list is posted on the Race KC Series page. Please note – this does not reflect whether READ MORE »