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06/16/2012 8:00 am
Theis Park, KC MO

Hope Challenge 5K 2012
Posted on November 30, 2011 by hopechallenge5k
8:00 am
THEIS PARK, KANSAS CITY MO (intersection of Emanuel Cleaver Blvd and Oak Street)
Across from the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, just minuets from the Plaza and UMKC

Race Information:
Our second, annual 5K Run/Walk to benefit Kansas City House of Hope, a comprehensive residential treatment facility for hurting teens and their families. The not-for-profit organization is parent-interactive with the goal of family unit restoration.

Hope Challenge is open to participants of all ages. Strollers and Walkers are welcome (separate line-up behind the runner group).
There will be a kids Fun-Run following the completion of the 5K.
Participants can enjoy snacks as well as family friendly fun-filled games and activities on the park lawn following the race.

Online @

$25.00 (November 2011 – April 30,2012)
$30.00 (May 1, 2012 – June 16, 2012)

Please note online registration will close 3 days prior to race day
Walk-In registration race day available

Additional donations are accepted and can be conveniently given with your online registration.
All participants are encouraged to raise awareness as well as much-needed funds to support House of Hope, KC.

Course Information:
The Course will be USTAF Certified.
Fast-Flat-Fun and Family Friendly
View last years course at

Water/Aide Station located on the course and at the Finish

Parking Information:
We suggest that you arrive early, as parking is limited.
Parking limitations: We are sorry for any inconvenience, but there is NO PARKING allowed on the residential streets of Locust and Rockhill Road (between Emanuel Cleaver Blvd. and 47th). Additionally there will be volunteers stationed there to assure only residents travel those streets.
Kauffman Gardens has asked we not use their parking lot this year as well.

Packet Pick-Up:
Location, Date and Times TBD – please check back for updated information.

Want to volunteer, be a sponsor, donate, need more information?
Please contact:
Race director –

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