When: Saturday, August 25th at 8 am
Location: Penguin Park, 4124 NE Vivion Rd,
Kansas City, MO 64119
Age 15 and under: $15.00 (includes timing chip + t-shirt*)
Age 16 and over: $40.00 (includes chip + t-shirt*)
*Runners need to sign up by August 12th to be guaranteed a T-Shirt.
In addition to the main race, there will be a fun un-timed race for kids. The fun run is FREE and no prior registration is required. However, you need to sign waivers for your kids in order to participate.
Starting at 8 am, face painting will be on site for kids and at 9 am a fun run will begin. Throughout the entire event, there will be live music provided by Mudflap Mafia.
There is no cost for kid-friendly events.
Friday, August 24th from 5-7 pm
Run 816, 304 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111
Saturday, August 25th from 6:30-7:30 am
Penguin Park, 4124 NE Vivion Rd, Kansas City, MO 64119
Schedule on August 25th - THE RACE DAY:
6:30 am: Packet Pickup
8:00 am: 5K Begins
9:00 am: Children Relay Races Begin
9:30 am: Awards and Raffle Prizes Announced
10:00 am: Chicken N Pickle After-Party, 1761 Burlington, North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Weather Cancellation Policy:
The safety of our participants is the most important thing and if any threatening weather conditions are present the day of the event, the event may be delayed or canceled. Our Weather Policy (click here)
If you would like to learn more about volunteering in this race, please contact Jenny Horsley or call 913-588-2793.
To learn more about Reach Out and Read Kansas City, please visit our website.
Reach Out and Read Kansas City gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.