Register Now and start your 4th of July celebration early that morning with friends and family. There will be Charcoal Grey Nike tech shirts, Finisher Medals, Cash Prizes, food, free giveaways, and oh yeah, a great 4 Mile Run/Walk with a finish you don’t want to miss! Course is USATF certified.
Start: 7 a.m. on west side of the Ward Parkway Center, next to Off Broadway Shoes
Finish: Is in the Ward Parkway Center parking lot West of State Line Road
Awesome Giveaways! First 1,000 participants receive a Four on the Fourth Charcoal Grey Nike Tech Shirt. Additional shirts will be available for $9. Participants over 1,000 will receive a different tech shirt. Race shirts are guaranteed for those who register by June 11th. No guarantee of shirt or proper size for later registrants. Note: Shirt not available with Kids Fun Run Registration.
Each participant will also receive a custom, stylish finisher medal upon completing the race! We will give away plenty of refreshments (see below) and great door prizes from select vendors!
Kids Fun Run: For ages 12 & under. Fun Run will start as soon as the last 4 Mile participant crosses the finish line. The Kids Fun Run will not be timed. Shirt not included in Kids Fun Run Registration (additional shirts will be available for purchase). All Kids Fun Run participants will receive a finisher’s medal!
Team Division: The top 3 open teams of 4+ members will compete for prizes. To register your group as a team, each individual must answer “Yes” to the question “Are you on a 4+ person team?” You must then type in your team name in the box provided on the following page.
Scenic Course: Click here for map of the course. Start on State Line Rd, west of the Ward Parkway Center. Head south on State Line, turning left onto 89th St. Go to Ward Parkway and turn right. 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 and head back to 89th St. Turn right onto 89th St. and right again on State Line. Turn right into the first parking lot for the Ward Parkway Center. Follow the barricades through the parking lot, going through the tunnel to the finish
Aid Stations: One Aid Station will be located at 88th St and Ward Pkwy. You should hit it at approximately the 2 mile mark and again at the 3.4 mile mark.
Race Fees: 5K Registration- $30. After 6/11 $35.00 Kids Fun Run -$10. After 6/11 $15.
Packet Pickup: 7/3/2012 from 12p-5p at Garry Gribble's in Ward Parkway Center at 87th and State Line or at the staging area on race morning from 5:30a-6:45a
Awards: Finishers Medals for everyone that crosses the finish line. Awards 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 4th of July themed costume and Largest Donation!
Refreshments: Be prepared for lots of good food and hydration after the race!
Parking: Click here for a map of where to park on race day. Access parking from State Line Road.
Strollers Welcome! We ask that walkers with strollers start behind the runners so everyone will be safe!
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.
Volunteer Opportunities: Register to volunteer or contact email@example.com. All volunteers receive a race shirt and post race refreshments!