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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Apr 22 – Barb and Ken Bridges

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We love it here.  Don’t miss the opportunity to run on some lovely trails and then to enjoy the royal treatment.  In addition, we might just get to hear about some fun activities that the Bridges are up to.

Party starts at 6:00!  Take Shawnee Mission Parkway to Lackman Rd. Go south on Lackman to 69th St.  Go east on READ MORE »

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Apr 15 – Jerry Cullen

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OK, runners, now get those taxes done before 6:00 pm today.  We can celebrate a lot of things on our run tonight – having our tax filing completed, having spring weather to run in,  AND getting to see the results of Jerry’s latest home project.  Can’t wait to see you at 645 W. 61st ST, KCMO 64113.
913-940-1668 (mobile)
jerry.cullen@honeywell.com READ MORE »

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Apr 8 – 816 Store

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Meet us at 304 WESTPORT ROAD, KANSAS CITY, MO 64111 at 6:00 tonight where we meet at a new running store in the Westport area.  Go to the intersection of Broadway Blvd and Westport Rd.  Go east on Westport Road about a block and look for the Run 816 Store on the north side.  Nick Pigg, the director of the READ MORE »

Friday, March 27, 2015

Apr 1 – April Fool’s at the Clubhouse

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The Track Club Headquarters is a great place to party – oh, I mean  -  to run .  Enjoy the food provided by the Track Club and your running friends after you zoom up and down the Trolley Trail tonight.  Meet us at 208 West 79th Street (corner of 79th and Brookside Road). 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 »

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar 25 – Taco Republic

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Mark Westfall introduced us to this rather new restaurant a few years ago.  Because this is a great area for running and because the food here is SO GOOD, Mark is hosting us here again  tonight.  We will have a very interesting run route. Hope to see you at 500 County Line Rd, Kansas City, KS 66103. 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 »

Friday, March 6, 2015

Mar 11 – Pizza 51!

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 Oh yes, that Trolley Trail is indeed waiting for us tonight.  So are those pizza ovens!   See you at the Pizza 51, 5060 Oak Street, just south of the Plaza tonight!

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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 »

Thursday, February 26, 2015

March 4 – Mr. Ironman

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Don’t miss the chance to return to Mr.Ironman’s home tonight for WNR. We must have behaved last October, because we got invited back. Jim lives in the northern part of Brookside and plans to include some Brookside history into the route. Afterward we can be treated to some good home cooking and find out about our host’s latest athletic endeavors 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.
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