KC Running Company

816-569-4508

200 E 135th St, Kansas City, MO 64145

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Frequently asked questions

 

1. Will there be food and drinks at the end? Yes, we will have food and drinks for all participants at the end of the race. There will be water in the pre-race area and at aid stations along the race course. We will also have Gatorade at the aid stations.

 

2. Where does the race start? Where does it end? The half marathon, 5k and 10k start and end in the same location on the west side of Longview Lake on Pittenger Rd (9035 Pittenger Rd, Grandview, MO).

 

3. Where does the course go? The course maps are available here.

 

4. What if it rains? We will run in the rain, cold, or snow. However, if it is unsafe to run/walk, the race director reserves the right to cancel the race and no refunds will be given.

 

5. What if I am unable to attend? Can I get a refund? There will be no refunds of registration fees for the race.

 

6. Is there a cap on the number of registrations? Yes, the cap on the half marathon is 2,000 registrants - 250 VIP registrations and 1,750 regular registrations.

 

7. Is there a time limit? Yes, you will need to maintain a 14-min/mile pace or faster (~3 hours total).

 

8. Do I have to register online? How do I verify my registration? You can download on offline form to mail in by clicking here. Verify your registration at any time here.

 

9. Where and when is packet pickup? Packet pick up information is posted on the Race Info page.

 

10. Where do I park on race day? There will be ample parking at a number of locations in the area surrounding the start/finish. More information about parking and other race weekend activities will be provided in a participant guide that will be sent to participants and posted here prior to the event.

 

11. Will I be able to pick up my age group award on race day? All awards - overall and age group - will be given out at the event. All half marathon finishers will get their finisher medal at the finish line of the race.

 

12. What if my name is spelled wrong, my age is wrong, etc.? No problem. Email brad@kcrunningcompany.com to make the necessary changes to your registration. 

 

13. I registered but can’t participate; can I still pick up my race shirt? Yes. Please stop by and pick up your bib and race shirt at packet pickup (dates and times are posted to the race info page). Shirts will NOT be mailed.

 

14. I won’t be able to participate. May I transfer my registration to next year or give it to a friend? No. We do not allow you to transfer your registration for next year or to another person. There will be no refunds.

 

15. I have a friend who would like to volunteer. How can they help? We have a variety of volunteer needs at packet pick up and on race day. Please go to the Volunteers page for more information on volunteer needs and to sign up.

 

16. Can a friend or family member pick up my packet? Yes. Just be sure to let the participant know that you have picked up their packet to reduce confusion, as we will not keep track of who picked up the packet.

 

17. What charitable organization will my participation benefit? The race benefits Grandview High School Athletics programs.

 

18. What will happen to clothing left behind on the race course? We need to clean up the course quickly after the race. Shirts that are left behind will be picked up and donated to charity. We encourge you to use the bag drop for items you wish to keep.

 

19. Are pets allowed? No, pets are not allowed at the race.

 

20. Are strollers allowed? No, strollers are not allowed at the race.

 

For any other questions you may have, please email brad@kcrunningcompany.com.