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Monday, February 8, 2016

Running on Solid Ground

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Come join us as at the Kansas City Plaza Library (4801 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64112) this Tuesday, February 9.  Sarah Farsace will be in the Large Conference Room from 6:30-7:30 and you don’t want to miss her story.  She’s persevered through physical pain and sickness only to come out on the other side stronger and wiser with quite a READ MORE »

Thursday, February 4, 2016

KCTC MAX Racing Team

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It’s a new racing year and the KCTC MAX Racing Team has already been out there shining.  The Groundhog Run was the first race of the year and they haven’t slowed down on collecting the awards!  Great job MAX Runners!   Mark your calendars for their upcoming races and go cheer them on!

 

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Feb 10 – Mi Ranchito

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Join us at Mi Ranchito at 7148 W 80th Street in Overland Park KS.  We will make the trip from Italy to Mexico for tonight. Join us at this fun and tasty establishment in old downtown Overland Park. After your run, you can eat some really great Mexican food. READ MORE »

Monday, February 1, 2016

Westport St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast

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This year you will have the option to enjoy breakfast after the Westport St. Patrick’s Day Run on March 12.

We are partnering with Gambal’s and KC Taco Company to provide a buffet style breakfast from 11am – 1pm at Gambal’s.

The menu is below and we will update this page with the link to purchase tickets as soon as READ MORE »

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

KCTC Redefines Going Green

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Going green is going to cease being what it is on March 11, 2016. It will resume on March 13, 2016. What about March 12? That is when KCTC redefines ‘Going Green’ as Kansas City knows it.

Men, women, and children come out by the thousands. They wear funny socks, strange hats, skirts they wouldn’t be seen in anywhere else, READ MORE »

Monday, November 23, 2015

November – National Running Safety Month

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Running safely is something we believe strongly in at KCTC.  We have several weekly group runs and an Out of Town Buddy System because we know there is safety in numbers.

We have posted several safety tips on the Kansas City Track Club Facebook page throughout the month of November.  We hope you will take the time to scroll through the page READ MORE »

Monday, September 28, 2015

Kansas City Smoke – Taking Awesome to a New Level

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smokeThe Kansas City Smoke was published in the first edition of Indie Fit.  We’ve been sponsoring them for approximately one year and are very proud to have our logo on their jersey’s.  They practice hard, work hard, but are never hard to find when you need a helping hand in the running community.  Take some time to look up this READ MORE »

Friday, September 25, 2015

KCTC Grandview Running Group

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Our group runs are exploding!  We have a new one meeting in Grandview on Saturday mornings. Walkers and runners are covering short and long distances.  All paces are welcome!  Come to Cafe Main at 7:00 a.m. and let us help you get your shoes acquainted to the pavement.  Plan to stay afterwards and join us for some coffee and great conversation! READ MORE »

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

KCTC Lee’s Summit Camaraderie in Action

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kctc lees summit halfKCTC Lee’s Summit Runners

If you enjoy energy, motivation, and lots of cheering at a race, you would’ve loved the vibes flowing through the air in Lee’s Summit this past Sunday morning.  Several runners from KCTC were in attendance at the inaugural Lee’s Summit Half Marathon and they are not quiet about their presence!  While the 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 »