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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Jan 28 – McCoy and John

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01/28/15  Maggie McCoy and John Anderson

Perfect Village awaits you tonight.  The pavement is already yearning for your souls – oops, I mean “soles”.   These are some sweet run routes for you.  Then, Maggie will even feed you something.  You might even like it.  Get on over there and find out.

4402 W 63rd Terrace, Prairie Village, KS

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

KCTC to Adopt MARA Grand Prix in 2016

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This year will be the last year that MARA is conducting the Grand Prix race series.  Starting in 2016, it will be adopted by the KC Track Club.  The current standards will still be in place, but we will also be kicking it up a notch with some new components.  We are very excited about this and will be updating you READ MORE »

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

SeeKCRun; Ten Years Spent Making Runners Feel Like Rock Stars

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Runners love running photos and nobody knows that better than Dick Ross, former owner/operator of SeeKCRun.  He stood in the rain with us, got pelleted with sleet, got beat up by the wind, endured the sun beating on him and the humidity soaking his clothing, rose before the sun to beat us there, and stayed up hours past sundown so we could wake READ MORE »

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Jan 21 – Tanner’s Bar and Grill

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01/21/15  Tanner’s Bar and Grill

Tanner’s is one fun spot!   And – they like the track club – sooooo, don’t miss the chance to run the Trolley Trail from the other direction this Wednesday.   After your run, then come enjoy the food and the friendly, festive atmosphere at Tanner’s.

7425 Broadway St, Kansas City · (816) 822-7525 READ MORE »

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Get Through the Winter with KCTC!

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 We thoroughly enjoyed having so many of you join us at our New Year’s Day run.  It was fun seeing so many families and friends gathered together to kick off 2015 with a running start.  We don’t plan on letting the cold weather stop us and neither should you!  We’ve got plenty of activities lined up to keep you moving on READ MORE »

Friday, December 12, 2014

KC Track Club Annual New Years Day Fun Run – FREE!

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New Years Day FlyerEnjoy your first run of the year with us at the KC Track Clubs Annual New Year’s Day Fun Run.  We will be taking off from The Athletic Club of Overland Park at 10440 Marty (one block west of Metcalf on 103rd then one block south on Marty).  We aren’t starting until 10:00, and we are providing free child care so READ MORE »

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Race into 2015 with KCTC

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In less than four weeks, all of our 2014 calendars will be marked off and we will be penciling in activities for 2015.  As we reminisce of this past year, we hope you have enjoyed your participation with the KC Track Club as much as we have enjoyed having you.  Just as we focused on you in 2014, we are READ MORE »

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Kick Off Thanksgiving Day With A 5K!

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When you think of Thanksgiving, what do you think of?  Family?  Turkey?  Pie?  Running?  Fun?  Then you must be thinking the same thing we are here at the Kansas City Track Club;  Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5k!  This year, all runners/walkers receive a pie and a shirt!  Those on the more competitive side can race a turkey to the finish READ MORE »

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Fall Race Series Fun

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The KC Track Club’s Fall Race Series is in full swing, and It’s not too late to join in on the fun.  Our series isn’t just about winning, it’s about getting everyone involved, motivating each other, and having fun while we do it.  Participants can volunteer, walk, run, race, or cover the miles with a group of friends while socializing.  READ MORE »

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Its Marathon Weekend!

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The Kansas City Track Club has alot of activity around the KC Marathon! Join us for any of our activities: 

Kansas City Track Club will be in booth 207 & 209 at the KC Marathon Expo on Thurs 3-8pm and Fri 11am-8pm. Stop by for giveaways and awesome deals on running clothing. Haven’t signed up for Cliff Hanger yet? Stop READ MORE »

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Economic Impact of Races

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864684d2-83e0-4c0e-8e79-5d91840fccd9Ever wonder how your race entries impact the economy? KCMO’s run, ride, race and walk permitting is coordinated through KC Parks. Approximately 65 road based events are permitted each year. The economic impact of these events to our city is indisputable, here is one example from Kansas City’s largest race. Read all the details here READ MORE »

Friday, September 26, 2014

KCTC Looking for Volunteers at Marathon Aid Station

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kcm-logoKC MARATHON AID STATION TShirt deadline is Oct 1st! If you want a shirt, sign up now!
Looking for the best way to enjoy the Kansas City Marathon? We will once again be sponsoring one of the hottest aid stations along the course at the Kansas City Marathon on October 18. Not only will you have a blast volunteering; you’ll READ MORE »

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

KCTC Sponsors The KC Smoke Elite Running Club

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10574247_524700970963336_3415479058548474419_nThe Kansas City Track Club continually strives to meet the needs of every runner in this community. We offer a Beginning Runner’s class for the new runner, weekly group runs for the social runner, coached interval training for those wanting to improve speed, half and full marathon training by RRCA certified coaches, a racing series for the competitive runner, and educational READ MORE »

Monday, September 8, 2014

Wednesday Night ReRun Annual Celebration This Wed.

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WNR Post CardWe look forward to every Wednesday Night Run (WNR); and why not? What could be more fun than running, eating, drinking, and good conversation with all of you?!?! This Wednesday, September 10, 6pm, we are going to kick it up a notch with our annual celebration of the KCTC Wednesday Night Run, the ReRun. We will take in the beauty READ MORE »

Friday, September 5, 2014

History of the Wednesday Night Run

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At the first Wednesday Night Run, on February 25th 1981, Mary Edwards, Susan Ng Williams, and Nate Krug went out on a 10 mile from Mary’s house followed by some food and drink…..and it was all good.  So good in fact that the following week they were joined by the late Jack Boyer and others in the ensuing weeks READ MORE »