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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Oct 1 – Mr. Iornman

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Tonight we get to follow our run with the entertainment of the evening – first hand stories of competing in the Ironman Triathlon.  Our host will have competed in the Lake Placid, New York Triathlon.  We will hear what it is like to swim 2.4 miles, then bike 112 miles, and then cap it all off by running a marathon, READ MORE »

Monday, August 25, 2014

Strutt with Your Mutt

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strut 2014It’s almost time to grab that leash and your four legged friend for the Annual Strutt With Your Mutt 5K Race & 3K Walk.  This is the 24th year of benefiting Wayside Waifs and homeless pets in Brookside.  It takes place at 8:00 on Sunday, September 21, and as you can imagine, this event takes a lot of READ MORE »

Friday, August 22, 2014

Clothing Drive for Youth Runners

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The KC Track Club has been given an exciting opportunity to help the local youth running community, and we want to include you! We have been contacted by more than one coach/athletic director with the desire to implement or re-establish a youth running program in their school or organization. At this time, there is no funding within their organizations to READ MORE »

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Your “Girls” Best Friend

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Your “Girls” Best Friend
Running can relatively be one of the least expensive sports out there. Essentially all you need is a good pair of shoes and socks then the rest is icing on top. But for women runners the story is a little different. In addition to taking care of your feet, you also need to take care of READ MORE »

Monday, August 11, 2014

History of the Monday Night Run

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Many members ask us for the history of KCTC so we thought you would enjoy reading the history of Monday Night Run

20 yrs ago in 1994, Mark Lidman, Brian Butcher & Bob Cook started running on Mon nights from Gribbles Ward Pkwy running to Loose Park and back for 9-10 mi. After returning to GGRS they would change clothes READ MORE »

Friday, August 8, 2014

Running Free Program

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running freeThe KC Track Club was able to assist in providing 50 pairs of running shoes from Soles for Souls for the inaugural Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF) Running Free 5K. It took place on July 26, 2014. and raised more than $425 for the Kids In Need Foundation.

The Running Free Program meets weekly at LCF and allows men that are READ MORE »

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.

find out more READ MORE »