2014 HOPE CHALLENGE — UPDATED INFORMATION (4/30/14)

 JUNE 14, 2014

IT’S ALMOST TIME FOR THE 2014 HOPE CHALLENGE

REGISTER HERE

Strap on your running shoes and Run through the Plaza!

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STARTING LINE : THEIS PARK, KANSAS CITY MO (intersection of Emanuel Cleaver Blvd and Oak Street)
Across from the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, just minutes from the Plaza and UMKC

Race Information:
Our third 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.

Tenative – Race Day Schedule:
6:45 – Parking Garage Shuttle From Plaza Garages (Wyandotte and Ward Parkway by Halls and Jack Stack)
*Will complete a pick-up/drop-off run every 10 min
7:00 – Race Day Walk Up Registration

- Kid Fun (balloon artist, temporary tattoos, hair spray color)
7:30 – Warm Up Fun
8:00 – RACE START
9:00 – Family Fun activities (FOOD, balloon artist, temporary tattoos, hair spray color)
9:00/9:30 approximate – AWARDS And Start of TOT TROT Fun Run

Participation:
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.

Registration:
Online https://register.chronotrack.com//reg/form?eventID=7080
Cost: $25.00 (NOW to May 1, 2014)
Register by May 15, 2014 to guarantee t-shirt size
All Registration comes with a t-shirt, and post-race fun! Food from Chick-Fil-A, Panera Bread Co. and more!

Please note on-line registration will close 3 days prior to race day
Walk-In registration race day available
SPECIAL DISCOUNTS OFFERED FOR:
18 AND UNDER TEAMS (up to 10 participants) – Contact Race Director
& RUNNING CLUBS

Packet Pick UP:  Thursday 6/12 (3-6pm) and Friday 6/13 (4-7pm)

Packet Pick-Up: Location – House of Hope 7044 Antioch Rd, Shawnee KS

Course Information:
USTAF Certified.
Run through the Plaza!
Fast-Flat-Fun and Family-Friendly
Water/Aid Station located on the course and at the finish

Incentives:
CASH PRIZES!
Top Male and Female Overall Winner
And Top Male and Female by age division

*We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience, but we are unable to award prizes to any HS eligible participant in KS or MO due to state laws.

19-29
30-39
40-50
51-60
Senior Division (61 and up)
Prize baskets will be awarded for the following:
Fastest Family
Fastest Stroller

*prize baskets include delicious treats from Great Harvest Bread Co. as well as gift certificates to local restaurants and entertainment establishments

Parking Information:
LET US SHUTTLE YOU TO THE STARTING LINE!
WE WILL HAVE A BUS AVAILABLE EVERY 10 MIN FOR PICK-UP STARTING AT 6:45 AM
ON THE CORNER OF WYANDOTTE AND WARD PARKWAY
PLEASE PARK IN THE PLAZA PARKING GARAGES LOCATED ON WYANDOTTE (Near Halls and Jack Stack)
Street 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.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2013 SPONSORS!

Presenting Sponsor – We Buy Ugly Houses

Platinum Sponsors – Velociti – Loui Dreyfus – A.B.May – Dickinson Family Foundation

Gold Sponsors – Steve & Susan Campbell – D.R.P Douglas R. Peete and Assoc.

Silver Sponsors – Kessinger Hunter – David & Deanna Fink – MidWest Trust – Martha Comment – Tech Investments – 360 Architecture – Doug & Barbara Cusick Family – Colonial Presbyterian – Veterans United Foundation – Tom & Kari Lipscomb

Bronze Sponsors – Krantz Truck Equipment – American Fire Sprinkler – Shawnee Mission Medical Center – Jim & Susan Mayfield – Buhrle Plumbing

2012 RACE INFORMATION UPDATED

SATURDAY, JUNE 16 2012

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.
 
Race Day Schedule:
6:45 – Parking Garage Shuttle From Plaza Garages (Wyandotte and Ward Parkway by “Halls” “Jack Stack”)
*Will complete a pick-up/drop-off run every 10 min
7:00 – Race Day Walk Up Registration
7:30 – Warm Up Fun
8:00 – RACE START
8:30 – Work out the lactic acid with a free soft tissue massage courtesy of Active Health Solutions -Thomas Cotter, DC, TPI CGFI
9:00 – Family Fun activities (FOOD, Balloon artist, Temporary tattoos, Hair spray color)
9:00/9:30 approximate – TOT TROT Fun Run
 
Participation:
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.
 
Registration:
Cost:
$30.00 (May 1, 2012 – June 16, 2012)
All Registration comes with a t-shirt, and post-race fun!  Food from Chick-Fil-A, Panera Bread Co. and more!   
Please note on-line registration will close 3 days prior to race day
Walk-In registration race day available
SPECIAL DISCOUNT’S OFFERED FOR:
18 AND UNDER TEAMS (up to 10 participants) – Contact Race Director
& RUNNING CLUBS
  
Course Information:
USTAF Certified.
Run through the Plaza!
Fast-Flat-Fun and Family Friendly
Water/Aide Station located on the course and at the Finish
 
Incentives:
CASH PRIZES!
Top Male and Female Overall Winner
And Top Male and Female by age division
Open (18 and under)
*We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience, but we are unable to award prizes to any HS eligible participant in KS or MO due to state laws.
19-29
30-39
40-50
51-60
Senior Division (61 and up)
Prize baskets will be awarded for the following:
Fastest Family
Fastest Stroller
*prize baskets include delicious treats from Great Harvest Bread Co. as well as gift certificates to local restaurants and entertainment establishments
 
Parking Information:
LET US SHUTTLE YOU TO THE STARTING LINE!
WE WILL HAVE A BUS AVAILABLE EVERY 10 MIN FOR PICK-UP STARTING AT 6:45 AM
ON THE CORNER OF WYANDOTTE AND WARD PARKWAY
PLEASE PARK IN THE PLAZA PARKING GARAGES LOCATED ON WYANDOTTE (Near Halls and Jack Stack)
Street 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.
 
Packet Pick-Up:
House of Hope Kansas City (7044 Antioch, Merriam, KS  66204)
Dates:
Thursday, June 14th 2-5pm
Friday, June 15th  4-7pm
 
Want to volunteer, be a sponsor, donate, need more information?
Please contact:
Race director – jamie.g4@gmail.com
 
THANK YOU SPONSORS:
Gold Level
LOUIS DREYFUS COMMODITIES – DICKINSON FAMILY FOUNDATION – A.B. MAY
Silver Level
VALENT AEROSTRUCTURES – DAVID & DEANNA FINK – BANK MIDWEST
Bronze Level
COLONIAL PRESBYTERIAN – JIM & SUSAN MAYFIELD – MIDWEST TRUST OF MISSOURI – JAMES ENGEL CUSTOM HOMES
In-Kind Donors
Chick-Fil-A – Quality Litho – 97.3 KLOVE – Panera Bread – Parnell Mower – Price Chopper
 
Donations:
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.
 
 
 
 

HOPE CHALLENGE + SPORTING KC

 

 

SPECIAL DISCOUNT TICKET OFFER FOR ALL

HOPE CHALLENGE 5K PARTICIPANTS

 

After the race, come on out to LIVESTRONG Park to see Sporting Kansas City take on Toronto FC.  You will get a discounted ticket, and a portion of your ticket will go back to Hope Challenge.   This game is already close to selling out, if you want to be part of the action, and donate back to Hope Challenge, please get your tickets as early as possible.

 

How to order tickets in 5 easy steps:

Order your tickets online – it’s fast and secure.

Follow these simple steps and take advantage of this special offer!

 1. Click this link:

https://oss.ticketmaster.com/html/go.htmI?l=EN&t=sportingkc&o=49&g=849

 2. Select Game and Click “Find Tickets”

 3. Type your password “HOPE” into the “Special Offer Code” box and Click “Verify”

 4. If you have an account; use your email address and password.  If not, go to “Create an Account” box on the right hand side, type your email address and click “Sign up Now”

5. Select the quantity and price level to purchase your tickets.  Pay for your tickets and your tickets will be delivered via TicketFast directly to your e-mail address for you to print at home

 

Available Games:

Sporting Kansas City vs. Toronto FC

Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 7:30pm

 All games played at LIVESTRONG Park 

 

 

 

Available Pricing:

 West Stand                         Your price: $40   Gate Price: $50

East Stand                          Your price: $23   Gate Price: $35

South Stand *                    Your price: $20   Gate Price: $28

 

*General Admission section (no assigned seats)

 $2.25 service fee will be added on for each ticket ordered. 

 All orders must be placed online.   Deadline to order is 24 hours before game time.

 

Questions?  (if you would like to order Season Tickets, Partial Packages, or Group Tickets)

Please contact Robert Salek at 913-951-3579 or via e-mail at rsalek@sportingkc.com

 

Hope Challenge 5K 2012

SATURDAY, JUNE 16 2012

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.
Participation:
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.
Registration:
Cost:
$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
SPECIAL DISCOUNT’S OFFERED FOR:
18 AND UNDER TEAMS (up to 10 participants) – Contact Race Director
& RUNNING CLUBS
Donations:
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:
USTAF Certified.
Run through the Plaza!
Fast-Flat-Fun and Family Friendly
Water/Aide Station located on the course and at the Finish
Incentives:
CASH PRIZES!
Top Male and Female Overall Winner
And Top Male and Female by age division
Open (18 and under)
19-29
30-39
40-50
51-60
Senior Division (61 and up)
Prize baskets will be awarded for the following:
Fastest Family
Fastest Stroller
*prize baskets include delicious treats from Great Harvest Bread Co. as well as gift certificates to local restaurants and entertainment establishments
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:
House of Hope Kansas City (7044 Antioch, Merriam, KS  66204)
Dates:
Thursday, June 14th 2-5pm
Friday, June 15th  4-7pm
Want to volunteer, be a sponsor, donate, need more information?
Please contact:
Race director – jamie.g4@gmail.com
THANK YOU SPONSORS:
Gold Level
LOUIS DREYFUS COMMODITIES – DICKINSON FAMILY FOUNDATION – A.B. MAY
Silver Level
VALENT AEROSTRUCTURES – DAVID & DEANNA FINK – BANK MIDWEST
Bronze Level
COLONIAL PRESBYTERIAN – JIM & SUSAN MAYFIEND – MIDWEST TRUST OF MISSOURI
In-Kind Donors
Chick-Fil-A – Quality Litho – 97.3 KLOVE – Panera Bread – Parnell Mower – Price Chopper
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