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Thursday, August 27, 2015

9/2 – Carol Smith

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Get on over to Carol Smith’s place tonight.  She has hosted us before, and it was wonderful.  She will send you off running on the quiet streets.  Then we get to eat on a lovely covered deck at the Kenilworh Clubhouse.  Bring a yummy side dish, dessert, or drink for your WNR buddies.

Kenilworth Apartments Clubhouse

4120 W 94th READ MORE »

Thursday, August 20, 2015

August 26 – Dylan and Paige Lowder

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Oh boy, Paige’s deck is waiting for us tonight.  We will get to munch, munch, chat, chat, after our run tonight.  Make sure you join us for this at 520 E. 57th Street, KC, MO (corner of Cherry and 57th). READ MORE »

Sunday, August 2, 2015

KCTC MAX at the Spencer Duncan 5k

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The Kansas City Track Club racing team (KCTC MAX) has been working hard, and it showed yesterday at the Spencer Duncan 5k.  This was the team’s first official race of the season and they represented KCTC very well!

KCTC MAX Runner's attend at first team race.

KCTC MAX Runner’s attend at first team race.

They brought home several age group awards and an overall award.  Those 5:00 am READ MORE »

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Safety – The Most Important Part of Your Run – YOU!

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Running is such an adventure in the Kansas City and surrounding area.  Just think of the running gear we accumulate compared to that of a runner living in an area without such drastic weather changes.   Our socks vary from ClimaCool to SmartWool.  We have a jacket for every weather change; wind, rain, ice, snow, temperatures that drop to zero and READ MORE »

Saturday, May 30, 2015

KCTC MAX – Kansas City’s Newest Competitive Running Team

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The Kansas City Track Club is excited to announce our new competitive racing team: KCTC MAX.  This team was put together to allow local runners the opportunity to run competitively without the pressure of maintaining strict elite level standards. Members will have the opportunity to form supportive relationships by training together, and build comradery competing together in area races.  There READ MORE »

Thursday, May 28, 2015

June 3 – Celebrate National Run Day with us at Kansas City Bier Company

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WNR runners will join the party celebrating National Run Day.  Try to get to Kansas City Bier Company at 79th and Brookside Road (across the street from the KCTC Clubhouse) before 6:00 tonight.  See you there for this wonderful celebration.  Yes, we will get to run, so come prepared. READ MORE »

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Join us as we Cheer on the Runner’s at Hospital Hill!!

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Here is your opportunity to be a part of KCTC and work aid station #9 at Hospital Hill Run, Saturday June 6th at 54th and Brookside Blvd. 6:30am-10am. This is a great location for us with a coffee shop and a $6 KCTC signature breakfast if you want one after- just one block away at Aixois. Go to the link READ MORE »

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

100 Head/Heart/Feet Movie Screening TONIGHT!

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If you thought 26.2 miles was tough, lace up your running shoes for a journey into the world of ultra running…

100: Head/Heart/Feet” follows Ultrarunner Zak Wieluns as he attempts to run The Vermont 100 Endurance Race. The film focuses on Zak’s intensive training regiment and its impact on his relationships while exploring the reasons he was singularly dedicated to READ MORE »

Monday, March 9, 2015

Socialize, Get Faster, Get Smarter, and eat Pie!

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We have stuffed this week full of running and hope to see you at as many of these events as you can make!  Join us for any of our weekly group runs, our traditional Wednesday Night Run, Interval Training, or the Running on Solid Ground Lecture Series.  

Those events will be enjoyable, but Saturday will READ MORE »

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Four of the Largest 4 Mile Events in a Series – Sweet16!

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KCTC Sweet16

Run four of the largest 4 mile events in the Midwest starting with the Westport St. Patricks Day Run on March 14.  Following that race, are the infamous Trolley Run, the Patriotic Four on the Fourth, and the scenic Kansas City Zoo Run.  No need to check your calendar for availability either because a virtual option is available.  It’s a WinWin situation – READ MORE »

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Take the Scout Strong Challenge!

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If you think it would be awesome to leave your mark on a racetrack, but have never had the opportunity, then here it is!  The 2015 Scount Strong Challenge starts and finishes on the inside of the Kansas Speedway on May 16, 2015.  Not only do you get to run on it, parking and the after party are held in READ MORE »

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Feb 25 – Pizza 51 West

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Tonight we get to return to Pizza 51 at 5938 Mission Road in Fairway KS.  We have a nice route to run from here, so don’t miss tonight.  We can be deciding what all we want on our pizzas as we run along. READ MORE »

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Feb 18 – KCTC Clubhouse

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Join us at the Clubhouse  for this one.  We’ll run along the Trolley Trail and then return to enjoy some wonderful food and conversation.  Don’t forget to bring your side dish! We’ll take off from 208 West 79th Street at 6:00. READ MORE »

Monday, February 9, 2015

Bob Schluben talks marathons!!!

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Don’t miss Running on Solid Ground this Tuesday, February 10.  Bob Schluben will be there filling you in on every aspect of the marathon.  He ran one every week in 2012, so he’s covered all of the physical and the mental.  He’ll be at the Plaza Library tonight at 6:30 in the Large Conference Room located at 4801 Main St., READ MORE »

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Feb 11 Mi Ranchito

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Get ready for a fun new location for WNR tonight. We will go to downtown Old Overland Park tonight to run a friendly neighborhood and then enjoy some good Mexican fare.  We’ll meet at Mi Ranchito,  7148 W 80th St, Overland Park KS 66204 at 6:00.
(913) 642-7500 READ MORE »