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.
 
 
 
 
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2 Responses

  1. Are the 2012 results posted somewhere?

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