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Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day Run 5K Run/Walk

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11/22/2012 9:00 am
Ward Parkway Center, KCMO, 85th & Ward Parkway

A Kansas City Tradition!  An easy going family event along scenic Ward Parkway on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 22nd  at 9am. Course is USATF certified. Chip timing. Register Here

Your Decision: All participants receive a 10 inch Costco Pumpkin Pie or a tech Race Shirt. If you would like both, race shirts are available for an additional $9.- Long Sleeve Tech T-shirts n mens adn womens sizes for participants that order prior to Nov 11th. No guarantee of shirt or proper size for later registrants. Note: Shirt or Pie not available with Kids Fun Run Registration.

Kids Fun Run: For ages 0-10 and will start as soon as the last 5K participant is across the finish line. The Kids Fun Run will not be timed. Shirt or Pie option not included in Kids Fun Run Registration.

Course: Start at 85th St. and head south almost to Wornall Rd, then loop back up the other side of Ward Parkway going North to 83rd St., turn south on Ward Parkway to the Finish at 85th St. One Aid Station will be located at approximately 1.5 miles.

The Kids Fun will be a loop from 85th St. south to 86th St, then back north to 85th St.

Race FeesOnline 5K Registration- $23.00, Kids Fun Run $10.00

Mail-in 5k Registration – $25.00, Kids Fun Run $12.00

After Nov. 1st 5k – $30.00, Kids Fun Run $15.00

Awards: Thanksgiving Theme medal will be given to top male and female finishers and top 3 finishers in age groups 0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and up. Award given for Best Thanksgiving Themed Costume!

Food: All participants will receive Cider, Hot Soup and more yummy food after the race. Starbucks will be serving coffee!

Charity: Harvesters Food Bank of Kansas City and Society of St Andrew Food Recovery Program. Cash donations or we will have barrels to collect canned and boxed food items.

Strollers Welcome: Walkers with strollers will start behind the runners so everyone will be safe!

Volunteer Opportunities: Register here to volunteer or contact us at . Volunteers receive a race shirt or a pie!


Note: No runners with headsets, motorized vehicles, roller blades, bikes or dogs will be allowed on the course as our insurance policy does not cover these. No runners with strollers will be allowed but you can WALK with a stroller. Protection will be provided at all intersections by volunteers or the Kansas City Police Department.

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