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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Wednesday Night Run is going to the Dogs!!!!

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Your dog has always been there  giving you support on those long runs, now you can help out some of his fellow canines. The July 30th, Wednesday Night Run is a supply fundraiser for a local rescue and care group called Chain of Hope KC. They are a local 501 c3 organization dedicated to the rescue, care, and placement of neglected and READ MORE »

Friday, July 18, 2014

Support The KC Smoke!

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10534528_748828058535310_3565243671006434760_nJoin the Kansas City Smoke at the 2014 KC Cross Country Challenge on August 2! Kansas City Track Club members use our KCTC promo code for 5 bucks off. The KCXC Challenge is open to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities and gives you an opportunity to escape the roads and jump on the grass for a unique course at a unique

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

KCTC Half Marathon Training Begins Sat July 20th

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The KCTC Half Marathon Training Program will prepare you for 13.1 miles

A 14 week Half Marathon Training will start at 7am on Saturday July 19th at 55th and Brookside! Jennifer Ristau, an RRCA certified coach will lead this group to glory and ensure you can go the distance at any of the spring half marathons.

All runs will start READ MORE »

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

WNR Hosts for August Needed !!!

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Are you sad that you haven’t been able to use your BBQ grill, deck or patio enough this summer? We have a solution for that! Wednesday Night Run is in need of hosts for August. These dates are just waiting for your name to go next to them! Contact Maggie at kcrunner@gmail.com if you’d like to host one of these runs. READ MORE »

Monday, July 7, 2014

New Wednesday Night Group Run in Liberty

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For those north of the river, here is an “open to all” running group that meets on Wednesdays at Rock & Run Brewery in downtown Liberty, 110 Kansas St. Starting time is 6:30pm but may fluctuate depending on weather conditions. Water stop and mapped, marked courses every week. Stay after with your friends to eat and drink and get READ MORE »

Friday, June 27, 2014

UPDATED !!! Change of Venue Heartland Racewalkers 25th anniversary celebration

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Heartland Racewalkers will celebrate their 25th anniversary on July 5. The club has 50 members and meets weekly on Saturday mornings. They represent Kansas City in various competitions around the country and world.

The group will gather at Kingswood Manor at 10000 Wornall at 9 a.m. July 5. Current and past members are invited to attend. Awards will be READ MORE »

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Heartland Racewalkers win awards at the Missouri State Senior Games

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Congratulations to the Heartland Racewalkers for their recent awards at the Missouri State Senior Games! Way to go!

Check out this article from the KC Star

 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/other-sports/article608758.html READ MORE »

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Kansas City Track Club Race Series

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For Kansas City Track Club Race Series participants, your next race is on July 4th,the Ward Parkway Four on the Fourth Run/Walk! This fun, family event takes you along scenic Ward Parkway and includes a fantastic post-race celebration! Nike tech shirts, Finisher Medals, Rootbeer Floats and alot of raffle items!  Go towardparkwayfouronthefourth.com to register.

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

OP Double Road Race

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The DOUBLE Road Race Championship
Series returns to the beautiful, shaded avenues
of Corporate Woods in Overland Park, Kansas on
Sunday, June 29, 2014. This year’s event offers
runners throughout the heart of America even
more running opportunities with the addition of the
Summer Breeze 5K run/walk.

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Today’s the day YOU start running!

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Join us to celebrate

National Running Day!

Wed. June 4th at 6 pm.

Meet at the KCTC office right along the Trolley Trail.

208 W 79th St,Kansas City MO 64114

816-721-2827

Let’s run, play games, win prizes, receive a running shirt and then eat some dinner.

KCTC provides the main dish; you bring a side dish, dessert or beverage.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Marathon Training

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Saturday July 5th!

All runs will start in Lenexa KS, at LePeep, 7936 Quivira KS 66215

Cost is $75.00 for individulized training programs,

 plus KCTC membership if you are not already a member. 

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Beginning Runners Class

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DO YOU HAVE FRIENDS THAT DO NOT RUN?
YOU MUST GET THEM TO

START RUNNING 

FOR FITNESS, FUN, AND FRIENDSHIP

NEW 10 SESSION SERIES

STARTS MONDAY JUNE 2

5:45 PM

 

CALL LOU AND LET HIM KNOW WHO IS COMING: 816-679-8185,
OR CALL PAUL WHO IS BETTER LOOKING AND YOUNGER AT 913-708-5556,
OR CALL MEL BALDRIDGE, A CLASS GRADUATE: 816-721-2827 READ MORE »

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Cross Country Camp

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Summer Cross Country Camp

Monday July 7th – Friday July 11th
9 AM until Noon

University of Saint Mary
4100 S 4th St, Leavenworth, KS 66048

Get prepared for your Cross Country season!
Come run with college athletes, get in better shape, and learn how to perform at the next level!
This camp is for middle school and high school READ MORE »

Monday, May 19, 2014

KCTC Needs Aid Station Volunteers!

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1981776_822926041054241_1560241607_nKCTC will host an aid station at Hospital Hill Run mile 4 at 39th and Baltimore, Saturday June 7th. If you can volunteer, please contact DavidhBoone@aol.com or call Dave at (913) 669-9235.
Volunteers receive a race shirt and a KCTC logo item plus other giveaways! READ MORE »

Friday, May 16, 2014

Summer Read

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ben k bookStorm King Wildlands Reserve:

Running is Life in Motion

By Ben Kruser

Are you looking for a good summer read?  Then support a fellow runner and read, Storm King Wildlands Reserve: Running is Life in Motion, by Ben Kruser.  As a runner and an author, Ben writes solid fiction that uniquely combines running and the outdoors with a fast paced READ MORE »