JUNE 14, 2014
IT’S ALMOST TIME FOR THE 2014 HOPE CHALLENGE
Strap on your running shoes and Run through the Plaza!
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
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
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.
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
Run through the Plaza!
Fast-Flat-Fun and Family-Friendly
Water/Aid Station located on the course and at the finish
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.
Senior Division (61 and up)
Prize baskets will be awarded for the following:
*prize baskets include delicious treats from Great Harvest Bread Co. as well as gift certificates to local restaurants and entertainment establishments
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