RRCA Certified Coach Certification Class 2019

September 21-22, 2019 | 8am-5pmHy-Vee Arena, 1800 Genessee Street, Kansas City, MO 64102Limited Class Size – Get Registered ASAP!  This is the ONLY RRCA Coach Certification Class in Kansas City this year so get registered ASAP so you don’t miss...

KCTC Drinking Fountain is ON!

It’s April and must be getting warmer here in Kansas City! The KC Running Club, with the help of our wonderful Raul Flores, has turned on the drinking fountain! Located on the northeast corner, right off of the Trolley Trail at 79th and Brookside...

Walter Clark

Meet Walter Clark         Below is my story of how I find myself training for my 2nd Boston Marathon. I didn’t grow up running and I didn’t run in high school or college. Running, for me, started as something to get in better shape during my senior year in...

Historic Club Returns To Its Roots

To the outside world, running seems like a solitary sport. However, most runners will tell you that there’s a tribe with them training, pushing, and supporting. At least, that’s what you get when you’re a member of The Kansas City Track Club community. A BRIEF HISTORY...

Race KC Series Updates

Great work to everyone who participated in the Sweetheart Shuffle! Points can be found here and we’ll continue to update them as the races in the series are completed. Here are some big updates before we get too far into the series! Coming Up A DOUBLE POINT...

WNR Updates 3/7/2018

Wednesday Night Runs has moved to special runs only! Keep an eye out on the Facebook page for when a WNR will occur. If you would like to host a WNR, contact Maggie at mmccoy9@kc.rr.com. There is no WNR scheduled for 3/7/2018!

Intervals Return March 7, 2018

Join KCTC and Coaches Steve & Sean for another race training season of Intervals & Track Workouts. Workouts are free to all KCTC Members. Kansas with Coach Steve: When: Wednesdays, beginning March 7, 2018 — 6:00pm Where: Shawnee Mission East High School...

January 17 – Waldo Pizza

7433 Broadway St. KC MO 64114 (816) 363-5242 Oh boy, we get to return to one of our favorite places tonight! Come meet us in front of Waldo pizza to do our run on the Trolley Trail, and then we return to grab this wonderful pizza.

January 10 – Bella Napoli

6229 Brookside Blvd Kansas City, MO 64113 (816) 444-5041 January 10th will be a great time to come to Brookside to enjoy a bit of Italy after our run. The run will be good in any weather because it is followed by some fantastic Italian...

January 3 – Trudy Nepstad

4937 Wells Drive, Roeland Park, KS 66205, (913) 236-5149 This is going to be a very special WNR tonight. Trudy is hosting her final WNR tonight. When you return to Trudy’s from your run you will get a bit of a celebration of the many years that Trudy has hosted. Be...

December 20 – Lisa and David Holiman

9709 Shepherds Drive Kansas City, MO 64131 (816) 522-3961 Lisa and David are hosting us for another December WNR at their home. Come enjoy the fun atmosphere at the Holimans’ home as we brag to each other about our wonderful runs as we munch on the great...

Race KC Series Update

I want to start off with thanking everyone for another wonderful year of the Race KC Series. As this year’s series comes to an amazing end with our upcoming Chili Run on December 9th, I wanted to give a quick update. The final results will be posted after...

December 13 – Mel Baldridge and crew

2225 W 74th St Prairie Village, KS 66208 (816) 721-2827 Tonight Mel has a Christmas light run planned for us. We come to her new home with toys or gift cards for needy children. This will be a very special WNR. Here is the description: Once again it’s time for our...

December 6 – Maggie McCoy and John Anderson

4402 W. 63rd Terr. Prairie Village, KS 66208 (913) 558-6924 Tonight we will treat our feet to the streets of Perfect Village and then return for some good food and great company. Tonight we will also be remembering our running friend, Jack Boyer, whom we lost 20 years...

November 22 – Misty & Rich McNally

7236 Belleview Ave Kansas City MO 64114 (816) 523-0221 This is Thanksgiving Eve!!!! Rich and Misty will be treating us to their wonderful world of holiday food and amazing surroundings. Bring a side dish to go with this holiday meal.

November 8 – Garry Gribbles Running Sports

Ward Parkway Shopping Center 8900 Ward Pkwy Kansas City, MO 64114 Phone: 816-.363-4800 Come enjoy the fun at the Ward Parkway Gribbles store! They treat us great here. Bring a yummy to go with their main dish. We will get to have our feast surrounded by the latest...

November 1 – Bella Napoli

6229 Brookside Blvd Kansas City, MO 64113 (816) 444-5041 Get on over to Italy tonight. It is not as far away as you may think. Let’s get in a good workout along the Trolley Trail so we can eat all we want at Bella Napoli afterward.

October 25 – The Novoveskys

The Novoveskys (Dan, Denoya, and kiddoes) 8615 Marty Overland Park, KS (2 blocks west of 87th and Metcalf) (913) 381-9358 Now, head for the magical location in Overland Park tonight for the wonderful running celebration that the Novoveskys treat us to. We do run, but...

October 18 – Mary and Doug Edwards

800 Huntington Kansas City, MO 64113 (corner of 60th and Summit) mtejde@gmail.com (816) 536-6545 Tonight we get to go to the home of the queen of WNR. Mary and Doug do such a tremendous job of feeding us and entertaining us in their wonderful home in this great...

October 11 – Ann Asel

108 W. 123rd Terrace Kansas City, MO 64145 (816) 588-3647 We get to return to Ann’s fun home with the triple decks for us to lounge on as we eat our apres run meal.  Come prepared for whatever temperatures might be going on as the evening progresses.  We will get to...

September 27 – Daniel Doughty

4456 Pennsylvania Ave. Kansas City, MO 64111 (816) 947-8649 We get to return to the lovely streets north of the Country Club Plaza tonight to enjoy the run and the fun at Dan’s WNR. It will be fun to get caught up with all that Dan has been involved in lately....

September 13 – Pizza 51 on Oak

5060 Oak St Kansas City, MO 64112 (816) 531-1151 Come to the Pizza 51 just south of the Plaza tonight. We will make quick work of the run south on the Trolley Trail. Then we will have a wonderful experience with these pizzas.

September 6 – WNR ReRun at Loose Park!

Loose Park Pavilion 51st and Wornall Road KC, MO Oh, boy, this is our annual WNR celebration! Make sure your join us at the Loose Park Pavilion tonight for the wonderful pizza and great side dishes from our participants. We get to have a fun scavenger hunt on our run,...

August 2 – RUN816 Store

www.run816.com 304 Westport Road Kansas City, MO 64111 816-569-0106 Hooray! We will be at this special location just east of the Westport area tonight. Nick and Tracy always show us a fun evening of running in wonderful surroundings. Then we get to eat in wonderful...

July 12 – Bella Napoli

6229 Brookside Blvd Kansas City, MO 64113 (816) 444-5041 Vi unirete a noi in Italia stasera? Oh, we hope you will! Your presence will make our visit to Italy in Brookside even more fun. Now, don’t forget your running shoes for the Trolley...

July 5 – Michael Forbes Grill

128 West 63rd Street KC, MO 816-333-4355 The corner of 63rd Street and Brookside Plz is our destination tonight. As destinations go, you can’t get much better than this. First we drive to this destination. Then we run to it. That will allow us to really enjoy the...

June 7 – NATIONAL RUNNING DAY!

Kansas City Bier Company 310 W 79th St Kansas City, MO 64114 (816) 214-8691 This is a BIG celebration that you won’t want to miss. We get a dollar off the beer and will be treated to pizza and salad. Bring a little something to add to the fare and MAKE IT A SPECIAL...

June 14 – Sue Robinette

4910 W. 67th Street Prairie Village, KS (913) 449-9091 Come enjoy Sue’s new home in PV! Her new place is just a short distance west of Roe Blvd on the north side of 67th Street. She has some great streets for running in her new neighborhood. Also, we will get to enjoy...

May 31 – Heartland Racewalkers

Heartland Racewalkers Leawood City Park main shelter house At the south end of Lee Boulevard The Indian Creek Trail is a wonderful place for our run tonight. But, the big event will be the wonderful food that we will get to enjoy with the company of both WNR runners...

May 24 – The Novoveskys

The Novoveskys (Dan, Denoya, and kiddoes) 8615 Marty Overland Park, KS (2 blocks west of 87th and Metcalf) (913) 381-9358 Tonight we get to run the friendly streets west of Metcalf and then settle down for the magic of the Novovesky’s kitchen and entertainment...

May 17 – Barb and Ken Bridges

Barb and Ken Bridges 6931 Charlotte Shawnee, KS (913) 226-6474 or (913) 226-6712 We find our fun tonight at the Bridges’ home, where we can hear all about their latest travels and other fun activities while we enjoy their wonderful food and home. Oh yes, we will run...

May 10 – Janet and Steve Porter

Janet and Steve Porter 12302 Mohawk Lane Leawood, KS 66209 (573) 289-0816 Wow! This is for real! We get to party at the Porters’ again tonight. Janet and Steve treat us so well, it is exciting to get to return to their home. The run route is fun and then the food and...

May 3 – Cinco de Mayo at the McCamy’s

Cinco de Mayo at the McCamy’s home Ryan, Lisa, Grace, and Zoe McCamy 5215 West 64th St. Prairie Village, KS 66208 (913) 362-8840 Celebration! Don’t miss this chance for a Midwestern celebration of this fun holiday. Whatever the holiday is, the McCamys are a fun family...

April 26 – Bella Napoli

Bella Napoli 6229 Brookside Blvd Kansas City, MO 64113 (816) 444-5041 Oh yes, Italy is waiting for us tonight, right there in Brookside. Who needs to by a plane ticket when we can take a short drive to Italy and then get our scenic run in from there. My mouth is...

April 19 – Granfalloon Restaurant and Bar

Granfalloon Restaurant and Bar Country Club Plaza 608 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112 (816) 753-7850 Come to this new spot for us tonight to run up to and around Loose Park and back. You can add more miles by heading on down to the Trolley Trail or around the...

April 12 – Waldo Pizza

Waldo Pizza 7433 Broadway St Kansas City, MO 64114 (816) 363-5242 Waldo Pizza is calling our names tonight. We will be careful not to drool during our run. Can’t wait to party around those wonderful pizzas.

April 5 – Michael Forbes Grill

Michael Forbes Grill 128 West 63rd Street KC, MO (816) 333-4355 Michael Forbes will be ready for us tonight to eat big and celebrate our wonderful run. They know that we celebrate in crazy ways sometimes, and they are fine with it. See you...

Race KC Series March Update!

2017_RaceKCSeries_Points_3.25.17 Here is the latest standings in the series! We keep track of all runners finishing in the top 5 of their age groups(standard age groups) for each race and at the end of the series, we cross check to see who are members and have placed...

March 29 – Pizza 51 on Oak

5060 Oak St Kansas City, MO 64112 (816) 531-1151 Tonight we will start out near the north end of the Trolley Trail at one of our favorite spots. We will be enjoying the run and the yummy pizza – AND the great company around the table.

March 22 – Red Door Café at Brookside

6324 Brookside Plaza (816)621-3424 Tonight our Wednesday Night Run is at an exciting new place in downtown Brookside, the Red Door Café. It is on the west side of the street in a bright new store front that will jump out at you. See you there for this great...

March 15 – Jerry Cullen

645 W. 61st ST KCMO 64113 (913) 940-1668 (mobile) jerry.cullen@honeywell.com Celebrate St. Patty’s Day early tonight. Hooray for the Brookside run route and hooray for Jerry’s wonderful cooking. Have some fun at Jerry’s lovely Brookside abode...

March 8 – RUN 816

Run 816 Store www.run816.com 304 Westport Road Kansas City, MO 64111 (816) 569-0106 Come to Westport Road and Broadway and turn east for half a block on Broadway tonight for a fun run route and an upbeat gathering at the Run 816 store afterward. This route provides us...

February 22 – Bella Napoli

Bella Napoli 6229 Brookside Blvd Kansas City, MO 64113 (816) 444-5041 It has been a while since we have met at Bella Napoli. It will be fun to return to our local version of Italy this evening for a wonderful Trolley Trail run followed by that great Italian...

February 15 – Spin Pizza (south of the Plaza)

4950 Main St. (816) 561-7746 Let’s gather at 49th and Main Street tonight at the Spin Pizza. We will run east from Main Street down the hill to the Trolley Trail and then do the distance each of us chooses. Upon our return we will chow on some yummy pizza and tell all...

February 8 – Michael Forbes Grill

Michael Forbes Grill 128 West 63rd Street KC, MO (816) 333-4355 We start in the Brookside area tonight. Enjoy that run before you chow on the wonderful Michael Forbes’ fare. We can ask the wait staff if there have been any pies in the face...

February 1 – Pizza 51 on Oak

Pizza 51 on Oak 5060 Oak St Kansas City, MO 64112 (816) 531-1151 We will tackle the Trolley Trail from the north end tonight and then return for some more yummy pizza. We’ll check the progress of the Whole Foods store construction as we run...

January 25 – Maggie McCoy

4402 W. 63rd Terr. Prairie Village, KS 66208 (913) 558-6924 Let’s keep the party going tonight. Maggie will try to rise as close to Trudy’s level of culinary delight as possible. Come see how she does. The streets of Prairie Village are calling to you again. You don’t...

January 18 – Waldo Pizza

Waldo Pizza 7433 Broadway St, Kansas City, MO 64114 (816) 363-5242 I know you love this pizza. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy it with your wonderful running friends after a nice workout on the Trolley Trail. See you there...

Annual New Year’s Day Fun Run/Walk

A new year is a great reason to celebrate and who better to celebrate with than the Kansas City Track Club! Don’t forget to join us this SUNDAY, January 1st at The Athletic Club of Overland Park! The fun begins 10AM, but don’t forget to show up a little...

January 4 – Trudy Nepstad

4937 Wells Drive Roeland Park, KS 66205 913-236-5149 It is the first WNR after the New Year, so guess where we get to go!!!! Trudy’s castle in Roeland Park will be our location for friends, fun, running, and eating some amazing food. Bring your side and...

December 21 – Lisa and David Holiman

9709 Shepherds Drive Kansas City, Missour 64131 (816) 522-3961 The Dave Cave is calling the guys, and the yummy food and fun chatter are calling the gals tonight. Come enjoy the artful streets, food, and home of the Holimans. Mark those calendars. And, follow these...

Race KC Series Awards and Chili Run

The final results are in! You can view them here Race KC Series page Come join KCTC for our first annual Chili Run with the awards to follow shortly. All particpants must be a good standing KCTC member or guest member, go here to renew/sign up KCTC Membership KCTC...

November 2 – The Novoveskys

11/02/16 the Novoveskys (Dan, Denoya, and kiddoes) 8615 Marty, OP, KS, (2 blocks west of 87th and Metcalf) #913.381.9358 Be ready tonight for a nice run route, an artistic main dish, wonderful comradery, AND all kinds of entertainment from the Novovesky crew. What...

October 19 – Waldo Pizza

10/19/16 Waldo Pizza 7433 Broadway St, · Kansas City, MO 64114 (816) 363-5242 Join us at the Waldo Pizza front door at 6:00 tonight. Then we will pound it out on the Trolley Trail. The pizza will welcome us back after our miles. Now be sure to join us...

October 12 – Mary and Doug Edwards

800 Huntington KC MO 64113 (corner of 60th and Summit) mtejde@gmail.com 816-536-6545 Mary and Doug will be greeting us tonight in their yummy smelling kitchen. Come ready for some real fun after our run through the Brookside streets. Mary created the Wednesday Night...

2016 Race KC Series Update & Save the Date!

There is a short list showing runners who both meet the minimum requirement of placing in 3 races and those who have at placed in 2 races and need only to place in 1 more to become eligible for the competition. This short list is posted on the Race KC Series page....

September 28 – Ann Asel

9/28/16 Ann Asel 108 W. 123rd Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64145 816-588-3647 We get to return to Ann’s fun home with the double decks for us to lounge on as we eat our apres run meal. Come prepared for whatever temperatures might be going on as the evening progresses. We...

September 21 – Mary Young

9/21/16 Mary Young 12 E. 57th Terr. KCMO 64113 #314-412-8071 Mary will treat us to a run in one of our favorite neighborhoods tonight. She worked hard to find us an open Wednesday in her busy schedule. That open Wednesday is today! Mary’s home is just ½ block west of...

September 14 – Carolyn and Brian Purcell

9/14/16 Carolyn and Brian Purcell 9627 Summit Street KCMO 64114 #816-398-5607 Carolyn, Brian and Declan will be entertaining us tonight. That’s right. There are now THREE in the Purcell family! Not only do we get to have a lovely run route and good food, but we get to...

September 7 – WNR ReRun at Loose Park

9/07/16 WNR ReRun at Loose Park Loose Park Pavillion 51st and Wornall Road KCMO 64112 Wow! The ReRun is a BIG celebration this year. We will have a wonderful run along the Trolley Trail, complete with a Poker Game, which Dave Boone will lead. When you return, be ready...

August 24 – Jerry Cullen

8/24/16 Jerry Cullen 645 W. 61st ST, KCMO 64113. 913-940-1668 (mobile) jerry.cullen@honeywell.com We get to return to Jerry’s place tonight. We get to enjoy the Brookside neighborhood as we run along, and then we get to enjoy Jerry’s wonderful home. Again, we will get...

August 17 – Joe Grimmett

Joel Grimmett Antioch Park; Shelter #4, next to the lake. 6501 Antioch Rd Merriam, KS  66202 Tonight will feel like a special treat. We will run through the neighborhood and then return to the lovely shelter next the lake. Joel will do some magic on the grill to...

August -10 Ironman

Mr. Ironman 5901 Central KCMO, 64113 816-605-1955 Don’t miss our last chance to do our WNR at Ironman and Georgia’s place. Ironman will be moving to Seattle soon, so we will be saying ‘good bye” to his wonderful home. This will be a celebration of the wonderful times...

August 3 – Cameron Aly

8/03/16 Cameron Aly 3527 Kenwood Ave, Kansas City, MO 64109 Last summer we were treated to a wonderful WNR party at Cameron’s home. Now we get to return. This is a lovely historic area of Kansas City, and we get to gawk at the beautiful homes as we do our run. Then we...

July 27 – Lou and Sonja Joline

7/27/16 Lou and Sonja Joline Lake Tapawingo Clubhouse Dockside Drive Lake Tapawingo Tonight we celebrate Lou’s birthday while we run and then get some great opportunities for fun when we return for our feast. This is how you get to Lou’s birthday WNR this year: Go...

July 20 – BJ and Jerry Thornberg

7/20/16 BJ and Jerry Thornberg 6101 West 102nd Court Overland Park 913-486-2141 Find the Thornberg empire by taking 103rd Street to Beverly (one block east of Lamar). Go north up the hill. BJ and Jerry live in the house immediately on your left. BJ and Jerry will send...

July 13 – Misty and Rich McNally

7/13/16 Misty & Rich McNally 7236 Belleview Ave Kansas City MO 64114 (816) 523-0221 We get one of those magical nights at the McNally’s tonight. Misty and Rich will be all rested up after a big business trip to…………… Bring your dish that will go along with the...

July 6 – Waldo Pizza

7/6/16 Waldo Pizza 7433 Broadway St, Kansas City, MO 64114 (816) 363-5242 We will get a nice big table to party around with our pizzas after the run tonight. See you in front of Waldo Pizza at 6:00 tonight before we head out to run the trolley...

June 29 – Janet and Steve Porter

6/29/16 Janet and Steve Porter 12302 Mohawk Lane Leawood, KS 66209 #573-289-0816 Head to Janet and Steve’s artistic back yard for tonight’s WNR. Make sure you run hard, because you won’t want to stop eating those incredible culinary creations here upon your return. We...

June 22- Bob and Annie Cook

June 22- Bob and Annie Cook 10712 W. 101st Street, (not Terrace or Place) Overland Park,  KS 66214 Oh boy – running, feasting, and soaking up beautiful piano music. Bob and Annie treat us like royalty. Put on your crown and come on over to the Cookers’.tonight...

June 15 – Margaret and David Stockdale

June 15 – Margaret and David Stockdale 2718 NW Chipman Rd, Lees Summit, MO 64081  816-246-6939 Margaret and Dave have put June 16th on their calendar to be sure to be in town so we can come run and party in their neighborhood. See you...

June – 8 Fleet Feet Running Store

June 8th at  Fleet Feet Running Store 6911 Tomahawk Rd. Prairie Village, KS #913-403-0507 Tonight we get to return to this wonderful running store in the Prairie Village Shopping area. We had a great time here in March, even though a warning of 95% chance of...

Intervals/Speed Sessions

Intervals/Speed Sessions are Starting! What: Speed Sessions – Sponsored by KCTC and RUN816 When: Every Wednesday – 6:30pm Where: Shawnee Mission East H.S. Track Descriptions: We rotate thru one of three different workouts each week. Click here for more...

May 18 – RUN816 Store

May 18 – RUN816 Store 304 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO 64111 816-569-0106 Tonight we get to run along the lovely routes that Nick Pigg finds for us from his Run 816 store on Westport Road just east of Broadway. Bring your side dish and be ready for a great...

May 4 – Cinco de Mayo at the McCamy’s home

May 4 –  Cinco de Mayo at the McCamy’s home: Ryan, Lisa, Grace, and Zoe McCamy 5215 West 64th St. Prairie Village, KS 66208 The McCamy’s will create another Mexico at their home for us tonight. The delightful Mexican fare will magically transport us to a south...

April 27 – Maggie McCoy and John Anderson

April 27 – Maggie McCoy and John Anderson 4402 W 63rd Terrace, Prairie Village, KS 66208 #913-558-6924 Let’s see if we can have as much fun this Wednesday as we did last Wednesday at Dan Dougherty’s place. Come to Prairie Village and celebrate the run and then...

Remembering Don

Ten years ago today the KC running community and the KCTC Board lost Don Welsh, a valuable and dedicated person to running. For those of you who never knew Don, he worked hundreds of races as the club’s finish line and timing expert, when manual timing was...

April 13 – Barb and Ken Bridges

Get on over to the Bridges’ castle tonight at 6931 Charlotte in Shawnee KS.  We will enjoy a lovely trail run followed by some wonderful food at Barb and Ken’s place. Let’s get caught up with the latest in their activities.  Call 913.226.6474 or 913.226.6712 if you...

April 6 – Mi Ranchito

Come to this lovely downtown old Overland Park location tonight.   We will head south from Mi Ranchito, located at 7148 W 80th Street in Overland Park to get in some miles.  We won’t quite make it to Mexico on our run, but we will return to Mexico for our after-run...

March 30 – Fleet Feet Running Store

Come to a new location tonight for WNR!  Come to the north west corner of the Prairie Village shopping area to hang out at Fleet Feet.  Nick Wilkerson will take good care of us when we return from our runs.  Enjoy those running shoes staring you in the face as you...

March 23 – Pizza 51

Tonight we return to Pizza 51 at 5060 Oak Street in Kansas City for our running and munching.   Sounds like we’re going to have some beautiful weather! Hope you will kick your first week of Spring off with us.  We take off at 6:00!!!

KCTC Lee’s Summit Featured Runner Profile

Featured Runner – Tim Hazlett  The KCTC Lee’s Summit Running Group is pleased to highlight Tim Hazlett as our featured runner for March 2016.  Tim is more than a genuinely nice guy, he is a well-rounded and talented individual to boot! He is soft spoken and very...

Race KC Series Current Standings

The current standings for the Race KC Series are now posted on the top of the Race KC Series page (under the Races Tab)! The results are listed in alphabetical order and include the top 5 women and men from each age group (beginning with ages 20-24) from each race....

KCTC Redefines Going Green

Going green is going to cease being what it is on March 11, 2016. It will resume on March 13, 2016. What about March 12? That is when KCTC redefines ‘Going Green’ as Kansas City knows it. Men, women, and children come out by the thousands. They wear funny...

Running on Solid Ground

Come join us as at the Kansas City Plaza Library (4801 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64112) this Tuesday, February 9.  Sarah Farsace will be in the Large Conference Room from 6:30-7:30 and you don’t want to miss her story.  She’s persevered through physical pain and...

KCTC MAX Racing Team

It’s a new racing year and the KCTC MAX Racing Team has already been out there shining.  The Groundhog Run was the first race of the year and they haven’t slowed down on collecting the awards!  Great job MAX Runners!   Mark your calendars for their...

Westport St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast

This year you will have the option to enjoy breakfast after the Westport St. Patrick’s Day Run on March 12. We are partnering with Gambal’s and KC Taco Company to provide a buffet style breakfast from 11am – 1pm at Gambal’s. The menu is below and we...

November – National Running Safety Month

Running safely is something we believe strongly in at KCTC.  We have several weekly group runs and an Out of Town Buddy System because we know there is safety in numbers. We have posted several safety tips on the Kansas City Track Club Facebook page throughout the...

KCTC Grandview Running Group

Our group runs are exploding!  We have a new one meeting in Grandview on Saturday mornings. Walkers and runners are covering short and long distances.  All paces are welcome!  Come to Cafe Main at 7:00 a.m. and let us help you get your shoes acquainted to the...

KCTC Lee’s Summit Camaraderie in Action

 KCTC MAX Race Team KCTC Lee’s Summit Runners If you enjoy energy, motivation, and lots of cheering at a race, you would’ve loved the vibes flowing through the air in Lee’s Summit this past Sunday morning.  Several runners from KCTC were in...

KCTC MAX at the Spencer Duncan 5k

The Kansas City Track Club racing team (KCTC MAX) has been working hard, and it showed yesterday at the Spencer Duncan 5k.  This was the team’s first official race of the season and they represented KCTC very well! They brought home several age group awards and...

100 Head/Heart/Feet Movie Screening TONIGHT!

If you thought 26.2 miles was tough, lace up your running shoes for a journey into the world of ultra running… 100: Head/Heart/Feet” follows Ultrarunner Zak Wieluns as he attempts to run The Vermont 100 Endurance Race. The film focuses on Zak’s intensive training...

Take the Scout Strong Challenge!

If you think it would be awesome to leave your mark on a racetrack, but have never had the opportunity, then here it is!  The 2015 Scount Strong Challenge starts and finishes on the inside of the Kansas Speedway on May 16, 2015.  Not only do you get to run on it,...

Feb 25 – Pizza 51 West

Tonight we get to return to Pizza 51 at 5938 Mission Road in Fairway KS.  We have a nice route to run from here, so don’t miss tonight.  We can be deciding what all we want on our pizzas as we run along.

Feb 18 – KCTC Clubhouse

Join us at the Clubhouse  for this one.  We’ll run along the Trolley Trail and then return to enjoy some wonderful food and conversation.  Don’t forget to bring your side dish! We’ll take off from 208 West 79th Street at 6:00.

Bob Schluben talks marathons!!!

Don’t miss Running on Solid Ground this Tuesday, February 10.  Bob Schluben will be there filling you in on every aspect of the marathon.  He ran one every week in 2012, so he’s covered all of the physical and the mental.  He’ll be at the Plaza...

Feb 11 Mi Ranchito

Get ready for a fun new location for WNR tonight. We will go to downtown Old Overland Park tonight to run a friendly neighborhood and then enjoy some good Mexican fare.  We’ll meet at Mi Ranchito,  7148 W 80th St, Overland Park KS 66204 at 6:00. (913)...

Feb 4 – Bella Napoli

You can’t beat this menu for a great reward at the end of your workout! They are saving us a table in the coffee shop side of Bella Napoli, 6229 Brookside Blvd, where we can share all kinds of stories with our friends as our taste buds enjoy Italy. Take off is at 6:00...

Westport St. Patrick’s Day Apparel

We don’t have all of the final apparel in yet, but we cannot wait to show you this stuff! The infamous KCTC tech hat that you see at every race is now available in this fun Spring color with the St. Pat’s logo. The best socks EVER are on their way too....

Jan 28 – McCoy and John

01/28/15  Maggie McCoy and John Anderson Perfect Village awaits you tonight.  The pavement is already yearning for your souls – oops, I mean “soles”.   These are some sweet run routes for you.  Then, Maggie will even feed you something.  You might even like it.  Get...

KCTC to Adopt MARA Grand Prix in 2016

This year will be the last year that MARA is conducting the Grand Prix race series.  Starting in 2016, it will be adopted by the KC Track Club.  The current standards will still be in place, but we will also be kicking it up a notch with some new components.  We are...

Jan 21 – Tanner’s Bar and Grill

01/21/15  Tanner’s Bar and Grill Tanner’s is one fun spot!   And – they like the track club – sooooo, don’t miss the chance to run the Trolley Trail from the other direction this Wednesday.   After your run, then come enjoy the food and the friendly, festive...

Get Through the Winter with KCTC!

 We thoroughly enjoyed having so many of you join us at our New Year’s Day run.  It was fun seeing so many families and friends gathered together to kick off 2015 with a running start.  We don’t plan on letting the cold weather stop us and neither should...

Race into 2015 with KCTC

In less than four weeks, all of our 2014 calendars will be marked off and we will be penciling in activities for 2015.  As we reminisce of this past year, we hope you have enjoyed your participation with the KC Track Club as much as we have enjoyed having you.  Just...

Kick Off Thanksgiving Day With A 5K!

When you think of Thanksgiving, what do you think of?  Family?  Turkey?  Pie?  Running?  Fun?  Then you must be thinking the same thing we are here at the Kansas City Track Club;  Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5k!  This year, all runners/walkers receive a pie and a...

Its Marathon Weekend!

The Kansas City Track Club has alot of activity around the KC Marathon! Join us for any of our activities:  Kansas City Track Club will be in booth 207 & 209 at the KC Marathon Expo on Thurs 3-8pm and Fri 11am-8pm. Stop by for giveaways and awesome deals on...

The Economic Impact of Races

Ever wonder how your race entries impact the economy? KCMO’s run, ride, race and walk permitting is coordinated through KC Parks. Approximately 65 road based events are permitted each year. The economic impact of these events to our city is indisputable, here is...

KCTC Sponsors The KC Smoke Elite Running Club

The Kansas City Track Club continually strives to meet the needs of every runner in this community. We offer a Beginning Runner’s class for the new runner, weekly group runs for the social runner, coached interval training for those wanting to improve speed,...

History of the Wednesday Night Run

At the first Wednesday Night Run, on February 25th 1981, Mary Edwards, Susan Ng Williams, and Nate Krug went out on a 10 mile from Mary’s house followed by some food and drink…..and it was all good.  So good in fact that the following week they were joined by the late...

Strutt with Your Mutt

It’s almost time to grab that leash and your four legged friend for the Annual Strutt With Your Mutt 5K Race & 3K Walk.  This is the 24th year of benefiting Wayside Waifs and homeless pets in Brookside.  It takes place at 8:00 on Sunday, September 21, and as...

Clothing Drive for Youth Runners

The KC Track Club has been given an exciting opportunity to help the local youth running community, and we want to include you! We have been contacted by more than one coach/athletic director with the desire to implement or re-establish a youth running program in...

Your “Girls” Best Friend

Your “Girls” Best Friend Running can relatively be one of the least expensive sports out there. Essentially all you need is a good pair of shoes and socks then the rest is icing on top. But for women runners the story is a little different. In addition to taking care...

History of the Monday Night Run

Many members ask us for the history of KCTC so we thought you would enjoy reading the history of Monday Night Run 20 yrs ago in 1994, Mark Lidman, Brian Butcher & Bob Cook started running on Mon nights from Gribbles Ward Pkwy running to Loose Park and back for...

Running Free Program

The KC Track Club was able to assist in providing 50 pairs of running shoes from Soles for Souls for the inaugural Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF) Running Free 5K. It took place on July 26, 2014. and raised more than $425 for the Kids In Need Foundation. The...

History of Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger Each autumn for 29 years Kansas City runners look forward to a special race on Cliff Drive in the historic Northeast. The first Cliff Hanger took place in 1985, starting at the Concourse on Gladstone Boulevard. Over the years, the 5K and an 8K race has...

History of Brew to Brew

Brew to Brew 43 Mile Relay At the conclusion of Blue Springs 24 hour Run, March 7, 1994, Race Director Lou Joline proposed a local point to point adventure relay like the River to River run in Illinois. The popular Free State Brewery in Lawrence, about 50 miles away,...

History of St. Patrick’s 4 Miler

Started in 1979 the Kansas City Track Club keeps the St. Patrick’s Day fun going by hosting the annual Westport St. Patrick’s 4 miler. Whether you hail from Missouri, Kansas, or the beloved hills of the homeland, sign up now for the...

Wednesday Night Run is going to the Dogs!!!!

Your dog has always been there  giving you support on those long runs, now you can help out some of his fellow canines. The July 30th, Wednesday Night Run is a supply fundraiser for a local rescue and care group called Chain of Hope KC. They are a local 501 c3...

Support The KC Smoke!

Join the Kansas City Smoke at the 2014 KC Cross Country Challenge on August 2! Kansas City Track Club members use our KCTC promo code for 5 bucks off. The KCXC Challenge is open to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities and gives you an opportunity to escape...

WNR Hosts for August Needed !!!

Are you sad that you haven’t been able to use your BBQ grill, deck or patio enough this summer? We have a solution for that! Wednesday Night Run is in need of hosts for August. These dates are just waiting for your name to go next to them! Contact Maggie at...

Aug 27- Pizza 51

Tonight we will return to one of our fun public hang-outs:  The Original Pizza 51, just south of the Plaza.  Find your friends on the sidewalk in front here between 6 and 6:15 and head out for a run on the Trolley Trail. Map

New Wednesday Night Group Run in Liberty

For those north of the river, here is an “open to all” running group that meets on Wednesdays at Rock & Run Brewery in downtown Liberty, 110 Kansas St. Starting time is 6:30pm but may fluctuate depending on weather conditions. Water stop and mapped,...

12/03/2014 Wednesday Night Run

Join us this Wednesday at the Clubhouse at the West End at City Center Apartments complex to enjoy a WNR hosted by two runners who have joined our ranks recently.  After our run, we will be treated to pork enchiladas for a Feliz Navidad celebration. If possible,...

Sept 3 – Jennifer Ristau

Jennifer’s “nom du jour” is HERO. She is one busy lady, but when she saw that we needed a host for September 3rd, she stepped right up. Come enjoy Jennifer’s wonderful home and streets tonight.  Jennifer Ristau  5629 Nall Ave Roeland Park, KS 816 853 0842...

Sept 10 – WNR- ReRun!!!!!

Loose Park Loose Park Pavillion 51st and Wornall Rd. MAP  Don’t miss our annual gathering of all.  We will celebrate our wonderful long history of  WNRs. Please bring your usual wonderful side dish to go with the main course from Waldo’s Pizza.  We will get a...

Kansas City Track Club Race Series

For Kansas City Track Club Race Series participants, your next race is on July 4th,the Ward Parkway Four on the Fourth Run/Walk! This fun, family event takes you along scenic Ward Parkway and includes a fantastic post-race celebration! Nike tech shirts, Finisher...

Dec 3 – JoAnn Shipps & Mary Young

12/03/14 JoAnn Shipps and Mary Young West End at City Center Apartments Clubhouse 17410 W. 86th Terrace Lenexa, KS 66219 #314-412-8071   Come to the clubhouse at the West End at City Center Apartments complex to enjoy a WNR hosted by two runners who have joined our...

OP Double Road Race

The DOUBLE Road Race Championship Series returns to the beautiful, shaded avenues of Corporate Woods in Overland Park, Kansas on Sunday, June 29, 2014. This year’s event offers runners throughout the heart of America even more running opportunities with the addition...

Today’s the day YOU start running!

Join us to celebrate National Running Day! Wed. June 4th at 6 pm. Meet at the KCTC office right along the Trolley Trail. 208 W 79th St,Kansas City MO 64114 816-721-2827 Let’s run, play games, win prizes, receive a running shirt and then eat some dinner. KCTC provides...

Marathon Training

Saturday July 5th! All runs will start in Lenexa KS, at LePeep, 7936 Quivira KS 66215 Cost is $75.00 for individulized training programs,  plus KCTC membership if you are not already a member. 

Beginning Runners Class

DO YOU HAVE FRIENDS THAT DO NOT RUN? YOU MUST GET THEM TO START RUNNING  FOR FITNESS, FUN, AND FRIENDSHIP NEW 10 SESSION SERIES STARTS MONDAY JUNE 2 5:45 PM   CALL LOU AND LET HIM KNOW WHO IS COMING: 816-679-8185, OR CALL PAUL WHO IS BETTER LOOKING AND YOUNGER AT...

Cross Country Camp

Summer Cross Country Camp Monday July 7th – Friday July 11th 9 AM until Noon University of Saint Mary 4100 S 4th St, Leavenworth, KS 66048 Get prepared for your Cross Country season! Come run with college athletes, get in better shape, and learn how to perform at the...

KCTC Needs Aid Station Volunteers!

KCTC will host an aid station at Hospital Hill Run mile 4 at 39th and Baltimore, Saturday June 7th. If you can volunteer, please contact DavidhBoone@aol.com or call Dave at (913) 669-9235. Volunteers receive a race shirt and a KCTC logo item plus other...

Summer Read

Storm King Wildlands Reserve: Running is Life in Motion By Ben Kruser Are you looking for a good summer read?  Then support a fellow runner and read, Storm King Wildlands Reserve: Running is Life in Motion, by Ben Kruser.  As a runner and an author, Ben writes solid...

Run Smart: Run Safe

Run Smart: Run Safe To help educate and remind all runners to run safe, the RRCA is embarking on a yearlong, public-safety, awareness campaign starting with the launch of the Run Smart : Run Safe animated video developed by Space Chimp Media. This message is designed...

Our Next WNR is May 14th Hosted by Carol Smith

Carol Smith Kenilworth Apartments Clubhouse 4120 W 94th Ter · Prairie Village Enter the Kenilworth Complex off Mission Road or 95th Street.  Then follow the signs to the Leasing Office and you will find the Clubhouse. Heartland Racewalker, Carol Smith is treating us...

Cinco de Mayo @ the McCamy Casa

Cinco de Mayo at the McCamy’s home Ryan, Lisa, Grace, and Zoe McCamy 4617 W 69th Terr., Prairie Village, KS 66208 #913.362.8840 Tonight is the night to witness the annual identity transformation for Prairie Village. You will be convinced that you are south of the...

New Thursday Night Group Run

Join the new group run happening on Thursday nights. Every one is welcome! 6:00 pm Meet at the Founder’s Park Gazebo in Corporate Woods 9401 Indian Creek Pkwy (W 109th St), Overland Park, KS 66210 Daniel Brazzell, of Team Red, White & Blue Kansas City will lead...

Brew To Brew Team Information Here!

Here is the information you have been waiting for! Using your Captain’s name  you can  Click on the link for your Team or Solo information, start times and route. We moved some teams to time slots other than requested. If this start time causes hardship with...

Half Marathon Training Starts March 8th!

The KCTC Half Marathon Training Program will prepare you for 13.1 miles. A 14 week Half Marathon Training will start at 7am on Saturday March 8th at 55th and Brookside! Jennifer Ristau, an RRCA certified coach will lead this group to glory and ensure you can go the...

Intervals Sessions Start Tues March 4th!

Want to run faster, at a consistent pace or just look like a gazelle as you run the streets of Kansas City?   Intervals start next Tuesday March 4th, Shawnee Mission East High School track, 75th and Mission Rd. Park behind the school off of 75th St. These sessions...

Nov 5 – Mary and Doug Edwards

 Mary and Doug EdwardsWe get to have another wonderful fall WNR at Mary and Doug’s home.  You will want to mark your calendar to come to the home of an original WNRite tonight.  This will be a special time to celebrate running and wonderful friendships. 800...

Oct 8 – Foo’s Fabulous Frozen Custard

Foo’s Fabulous Frozen Custard (Jeff Stottle)9421 Mission Road  Map Leawood, Kansas 66206  Our wonderful friend, Jeff Stottle, will be hosting us again tonight at Foo’s in the Ranchmart area.  Bring your usual side dish tonight to Foo’s meeting room to go along with...

Bob Schluben Achieves Big Goal

Bob Schluben, a KCTC ambassador, just achieved his goal to run a marathon every weekend. Congratulations Bob! We are so glad to be able to follow your journey. Bob also found time this year to fetch thousands of donated cups from a vendor so you can thank Bob when you...

Running On Solid Ground

The Kansas City Track Club (KCTC) presents “Running on Solid Ground,” a series of four clinics this winter/spring to improve your fitness during the inclement weather.  The clinics are on the first Tuesday evening of the month from January to April with the first...

Half Marathon Training Starts Sat Jan 11th

The KCTC Half Marathon Training Program will prepare you for 13.1 miles. A 14 week Half Marathon Training will start at 7am on Saturday January 11th at 55th and Brookside! Jennifer Ristau, an RRCA certified coach will lead this group to glory and ensure you can go the...

New Thursday Night Group Run

Looking for a group to keep you company on Thursday Nights?  Meet in Overland Park- 5:30pm in Corporate Woods  for a three to seven mile run. Alison Rierson, alisonlouisecu@gmail.com, 785.766.1910 will lead the group. It will start at the water fountain (turned off...

Don Welch Bequest Received

The Kansas City Track Club recently received a bequest of $1,500 in the name of Don Welch, a longtime member of KCTC. Don was a track club board member for many years. He would often be seen working at the finish line of races. Don died several years ago while out on...

New Thursday Night Group Run Forming

Come join the group any Thursday at 6 p.m. for a three to seven mile run from Corporate Woods! Alison Rierson, alisonlouisecu@gmail.com will lead the group. It will start at the water fountain (turned off for the fall and winter) on the trail that is a quarter mile...

A New Life – the story of Makunda Newton

Hello, my name is Makunda Newton and if I could have a few minutes of your time I’d like to take you on a journey of my life and how it leads me to this point. I am a 36 year old mother of 4 great children and I have a husband that I’ve been with for 12 years. We just...

Wednesday Night Run with Paige and Dylan Lowder

9/18/13 Paige Lowder, 520 E. 57th Street, KC, MO, 64110.  House on corner of Cherry & 57th  with bright gold Mizzou flag out front! Ok, you Jayhawks, Wildcats, Gorillas, Hawkeyes, Blue Devils, Kangaroos, and others!  We can walk in under the Tiger flag to Paige’s...

Wednesday Night ReRun on Sept 11th.

9/11/13 Rerun!!!  Loose Park Pavillion, 51st and Wornall Rd. 6pm Come join us for our annual running celebration- over 30 years of Wednesday Night Run. We have never cancelled so show up rain or shine! Run or walk 1-6 miles or more.  KCTC provides the main dish and...

Aug 6 WNR – Brian & Carolyn Purcell

9627 Summit Street, KCMO, 64114 Tonight  we return to Brian and Carolyn’s home to welcome in the month of August by celebrating big time after our run.  It will feel more like a party than a workout as we enjoy the Purcell’s wonderful back yard in their inviting...

Next Brew Ha Ha June 18th

Attention all Brew Ha Ha lovers— the next KCTC Brew Ha Ha will be at 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 18. Come join us at All*Star Pizza, 61 NW 63rd Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64151. We’ll have BEER (duh…) pizza, brats, indoor/outdoor seating. We’ll see you...

Help out Oklahoma

Hello my well connected friends! Below is the link for a supply donation group that is going around the KC area picking up supplies to drive down to OK. Please share this link and information with your groups to try and collect a lot of supplies in a short amount of...

Upcoming WNRs

5/22/13 Heartland Racewalkers, Alan Poisner Leawood City Park, main shelter house At the south end of Lee Boulevard We get the blue ribbon treatment again tonight!   Alan and the Heartland Racewalkers are great at putting on a first class spread.  You don’t want to...

Last Chance: KCTC Royals Night at the K

LAST CHANCE to sign up for this year’s KCTC Night at the K! This year, the Track Club will again be providing a group discount to members and their families who wish to come out and enjoy a ball game at gorgeous Kauffman Stadium. This year’s game will be...

Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Wed Night Run:  5/8/13 Cinco de Mayo celebration at the McCamy’s home at 4617 W 69th Terr., Perfect Village, KS 66208 Ryan will be sharing his artful skills with the grill tonight. All we have to do is show up, run a few miles, share our side dishes, and then we...

Wednesday Night Run 5/1/13

  Wednesday Night Run: 5/1/13 at the Novoveskys (Dan, Denoya, Danny, and Mary Elizabeth) iRise fitness, 12831 West 87th Street, Lenexa, KS Happy May Day! Denoya and family will be treating us to a wonderful location for our run tonight. There is childcare...

Volunteer of the Year- Lou Joline

Lou Joline, our club Vice President, won the Volunteer of The Year Award 2013. Truth is, Lou spends much time and makes a  huge contribution every year. Lou is the race director for Brew to Brew, our premier event coming up this weekend. Thanks for all you do,...

March 27th: Annette White, Grandview Run

3/27/13 Annette White Candlelight Appartments 6500 E. 125th St.   Apt #12 Grandview, MO 64030 #816.284.8189 Hey there, runners!   We have something new for you tonight.  It has been many moons since we have had a WNR in Grandview.  Annette will be treating us to a new...

April 24th: Trail Nerds at SMP

4/24/13 Trail Nerds Shawnee Mission Park – Shelter 4 (by the marina) 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee We will abandon the streets and head for the trail tonight.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to run in a different world from our usual...

May 1st: The Novoveskys

5/01/13 5/01/13 the Novoveskys (Dan, Denoya, Danny, and Mary Elizabeth) iRise fitness at 12831 West 87th Street, Lenexa, KS Happy May Day! Denoya and family will be treating us to a wonderful location for our run tonight. There is childcare available at the gym for...

May 22nd: Heartland Racewalkers, Alan Poisner

5/22/13 Heartland Racewalkers, Alan Poisner Leawood City Park, main shelter house At the south end of Lee Boulevard We get the blue ribbon treatment again tonight!   Alan and the Heartland Racewalkers are great at putting on a first class spread.  You don’t want to...

Half Marathon Training Starting March 2nd

13.1 Are you wanting to run a half marathon this spring but aren’t sure of how you will do your runs or have a training schedule in place? Well the track club is here to help you out, we have RRCA coach lead program that will get your ready for your half...

Interval Training Starts again on March 5th!

The days are getting longer and training is starting to rev into first gear, so that means it is time for interval training again! Starting at 5:30pm on March 5th at Shawnee Mission East High School track, (75th and Mission Rd.)  John Carstens, a certified coach, will...

February 20th: Waldo Pizza

2/20/13 Waldo Pizza 7433 Broadway St (75th & Wornall). (816) 363-5242 They have pizza here for all of our tastes and dietary needs.  They give us a table in a space we can fill up.  Forget the side dish tonight, but don’t forget the running shoes.  You don’t get...

Westport St Patrick’s Day Run!

THE WESTPORT ST. PATRICK’S DAY RUN IT’S LIKE MARDI GRAS WITHOUT THE BEADS PRICE INCREASES IN 10 DAYS! REGISTER NOW Why go to New Orleans when you can participate in the 35th Annual Westport St. Patrick’s Day Run/Walk! Just $25 ($22 for KCTC members)...

WNR at Next Door Pizza

Tonight our run starts and ends at a great place to get some awesome local Pizza!!  We will meet in front of Next Door to take off on our run, which will be in the beautiful Longview Lake Area.  Then we will return to eat some great local food! Location Detail Here!...

Hospital Hill Discount for KCTC Members!

Hospital Hill is offering a special 20% off discount code for Kansas city Track Club members to use when registering for the Hospital Hill Run.  The code is 2013HHRKCTC.  To use the code, go to www.hospitalhillrun.com and follow the online registration instructions. ...

New Hoodies are Here!

We just got some great new hoodies in that you will want to take a look at! These come in men and women sizes, have a full zipper on the font and have a hoodie. The inside of the coat is nice and soft. I have been wearing my jacket over and over again, its pretty...

WNR this week at Waldo Pizza

This week is the time of year that we want to stay close to the Trolley Track Trail.  We will be there again tonight.  That’s not all that tonight has in store for us. The wonderful pizza that we devoured in a nano-second at our WNR at Gary Gribble’s Running Store...

Get ready for the Brew Ha Ha

Save the Date: Tuesday, Feb. 26! Come One, Come All and  help decide who has the hottest Chili around and put out the fire with some Boulevard Beer. Raul Flores is the defending champion: will he triumph again? For just $10 taste all the chili your belly can take and...

Leawood Beginners Running Class and Group Run

Thursday Night in Leawood Park, RRCA certified coaches  Jennfier Ristau and Courtney Foster are going to be leading two new additions to the Kansas City Track Club lineup! The beginners class will start Thursday, January 31st at 6:15. The class will have a 15 minute...

February 13th: Red Dress Wednesday Night Run

2/13/13 Red Dress Wednesday Night Run Kansas City Express at Terry and Ken Mann’s home 5540 Belinder, Fairway, KS  66205, #913.262.5102 Mark your calendars now – and find those red dresses.  We will change the color of the streets in Terry and Ken’s neighborhood...

February 6th: Pizza 51

 Pizza 51 5060 Oak Street, KC, MO 64112 Hey there runners!   Is there anything better than pizza to get us on the run?   Make note that tonight we will be at the original Pizza 51 on Oak Street just west of UMKC.  We’ll be back on our trolley trail for our run...

January 23rd: WNR at Next Door Pizza

1/23/2012 Next Door Pizza 3385 SW Fascination Drive, Lees Summit, MO 64081 Telephone: 816-763-1200 How’s this for an invitation you can’t pass up?  “Please join our Lees Summit Running Group for WNR! We will be meeting at Next Door Pizza in Lees Summit for a group run...

WNR at Bella Napoli this week!

  This week our run starts and ends at a great place to get some Italian food.  We will meet in front of Bella Napoli Restaurant to take off on our run, which can be along the Trolley Track Trail.  Then we will return to walk through the door right into the...

January 16th: WNR at Waldo Pizza

1/16/2012 Waldo Pizza 7433 Broadway St (75th & Wornall).  Telephone: (816) 363-5242 This is the time of year that we want to stay close to the Trolley Track Trail.  We will be there again tonight.  That’s not all that tonight has in store for us. The wonderful...

January 9th: WNR at Bella Napoli

1/9/2012 Bella Napoli 6229 Brookside Blvd Kansas City, MO The people at Bella Napoli are ready for “the runners” to show up tonight.  We get our own area on the south side of the establishment.  Nothing like a wonderful Italian dinner creation calling to me to get me...

What’s Happening in January with KCTC?

Kick off the new year with some group runs, new classes and seminars! January 8th: Running on Solid Ground Series will kick off with Eladio Valdez, if you haven’t met Eladio this is the perfect time! He is the coach for Runner’s Edge and will be presenting...

WNR: Christmas Lights Run

Our Wednesday Night Run is one you do not want to miss this week! Not only are we going to enjoy the beautiful lights in Kansas City, we are also going to be supporting a good cause and enjoying some pizza together! Location: 4950 Main Street Kansas City, MO 64112...

December 26th: Pizza 51 West

12/26/12 Pizza 51 WEST 5938 Mission Road Fairway, KS Make note:  We will be running from a new Pizza 51 tonight!  This Pizza 51 is on the west side ofMission Road at the corner of Mission Road and 60th Street.  We will meet up with our friends at our usual time,...

December 19th: Lisa and David Holiman

12/19/12  Lisa and David Holiman 9709 Shepherds Drive, KCMO 64131.  #816.941.4578  Yes indeed – tonight is the night for our visit to the Holiman home and our run in their southern KC neighborhood.  Get ready to enjoy Lisa and Dave’s creativity.  Oh, and you might...

December 12th: Christmas Lights Run

12/12/12  Christmas lights run! SPIN Pizza 4950 Main Street  Kansas City, MO 64112 (816) 561-7746  Tonight we meet at SPIN Pizza on Main Street to run down to and around the Country Club Plaza to admire the Christmas lights.  After our run we get to take advantage of...

November 28th WNR Stride Against Sally

The Kansas City Track Club, in cooperation with Garry Gribble’s Running Sports,  is turning over our Wednesday Night Runs to help raise money for Hurricane Sandy relief. This is a casual fun run and welcome everyone to come and share with friends so we can show the...

WNR and the Lenexa YMCA this week!

Denoya Novovesky has arranged for us to come to her YMCA for tonight’s WNR. We will meet at the Y to start our run. To reward ourselves, we will go next door to Callahan’s for our dinner. Location: Lenexa YMCA 12831 W 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa, KS 66215 WNR’s are...

New Beginners Running Class Starting In January

Want to start running and meet some new friends? Come join Lou and his crew for the fall session of our beginners running class!  Starting Monday, January 21st , you can join us at 5:45 in Ward Parkway Mall at Gary Gribbles Running Store!   This is a class for new...

The Community Makes the Runner

Running with KCTC has given me an entirely new appreciation for the running community. Prior to becoming a track club member, I ran. I ran for fun, for fitness, for myself. Once I joined KCTC, I started running for the community, the dedication of the members and the...

Stride Against Sandy Run

The Northeast was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy and while many of us are unable to go up in help we can help by packing the streets on Wednesday November 28th to run in support for all those who were victims of this storm. The Kansas City Track Club, in cooperation with...

November 14th WNR at Bella Napoli

Tonight our run starts and ends at a great place to get some Italian food.  We will meet in front of Bella Napoli Restaurant to take off on our run, which can be along the Trolley Track Trail.  Then we will return to walk through the door right into the country of...

November 7th WNR at the McNally’s

Want to get properly stretched and ready for Turkey Day gobbling? Or maybe you’d like to exercise? Richard and Misty McNally promise some good eats, good friendship, and a great run. Location Detail Here! WNR’s are FREE and anyone is welcome,starting at 6:15 PM with a...

November 21st: Lenexa YMCA

11/21/12 Lenexa YMCA 12831 W 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa, KS 66215 Denoya Novovesky has arranged for us to come to her YMCA for tonight’s WNR. We will meet at the Y to start our run. To reward ourselves, we will go next door to Callahan’s for our...

A Spooktacular WNR this week!

This week’s spooktacular WNR will be at the Novovesky’s house! Come out of the trick or treat potluck dinner! Click Here for address information WNR’s are FREE and anyone is welcome,starting at 6:15 PM with a 3 to 8 mile run or walk (and everything in...

Run on Over to the Monday Night Run!

Halloween is not only for kiddos but also for runners! Already have a costume planned out,?No need to just wear a costume one day why not several times next week? The Monday Night run is hosting a Run For Your Life Fun run at The Brooksider this week! They have...

New Track Club Jackets Available Now!

Hey track club we just got some great new jackets in and you can buy them today over here! We have men and women sizes available and they have great little features like strategically placed ports for earphone cords and drawstrings on the inside bottom to help keep...

Wednesday Night Run This Week!

Tomorrow the WNR will be at Monica Lazkani house! We get to see Monica’s new home. Get on over for run and fun as we cruise the streets of Old Leawood. Click Here for address information  WNR’s are FREE and anyone is welcome,starting at 6:15 PM with a 3 to 8 mile run...

Kansas City North Face Run Discount

Kansas City North Face Endurance Challenge 50k, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k and 5k on November 17th, 2012 Register Here for a 15% discount into the upcoming North Face Endurance Challenge in Kansas City!  You must click on this link in order to get the discount!...

KCTC at the KC Marathon

  KCTC took time this week to meet several runners at the KC Marathon Expo! We were able to chat with local and visiting runners about the club, some of our fun races that we put on and our awesome KCTC apparel! After all these years, Mark Westfall finally met...

Keeping the Holidays Healthy

Fall is in the air. Soon the leaves will be changing, football season will be in full swing and it will be time to go apple picking in hoodies and sweaters. Halloween and Thanksgiving add to the magic of fall with the time to be child like again dressing up and eating...

Garry Gribbles Diva Night

Garry Gribbles Running Sport wants to invite our members to join in the Diva night they are hosting October 25, 2012 from 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm at GGRS Ward Parkway! Dr. Kimberly Roys and Darla Mouce from Johnson County Imaging Center will be presenting on the importance...

KCTC Members Compete in Kansas Senior Games

Three members of the KC Track Club recently took part in the racewalking events at the Kansas Senior Games in Topeka on Sept. 23. They included two veterans and a rookie. The veterans were BJ Thornburg and Alan Poisner who have previously won medals at the National...

I said, “Good Morning!”

As you travel to different parts of the country, you’ll notice several culture differences among the various regions of the U.S. Some of the more obvious differences include fashion, food, and of course, accents.  One thing that’s always stood out to me is the general...

Upcoming Wednesday Night Runs

We have one last Wednesday Night Run going on this month, so don’t forget to check it out! September 26th- Mary and Doug Edward The month of October is going to be a fun month for our WNR’s, can’t wait to see you at them! October 3rd: Paul Gorman...

November 14th: Bella Napoli

11/14/2012 Bella Napoli 6229 Brookside Blvd KC, MO Tonight our run starts and ends at a great place to get some Italian food.  We will meet in front of Bella Napoli Restaurant to take off on our run, which can be along the Trolley Track Trail.  Then we will return to...

October 31st: Halloween at The Novoveskys

10/31/12 The Novoveskys (Dan, Denoya, Danny, and Mary Elizabeth) 8615 Marty, OP, KS, (2 blocks west of 87th and Metcalf) #913.381.9358 Who could be better than the Novovesky clan to host us on Halloween? We are guaranteed a howling good time tonight. Hmmmm. . . . now,...

October 3rd: Paul Gorman

10/13/2012 1862 South 7th St  (the corner of South 7th St. and Shawnee Dr.) KCK 66103 #913.708.5556 Is your mouth watering already?  It should be.  We get an interesting run route tonight before we sit down to the best bbq in the Midwest.  Here is what Paul is...

Fall New Beginners Running Class

Want to start running and meet some new friends? Come join Lou and his crew for the fall session of our beginners running class!  Starting Monday, September 24th, you can join us at 5:45 in Ward Parkway Mall at Gary Gribbles Running Store!   This is a class for new...

Team KCTC gives back to the Community

As we close on the first year of Team KCTC ambassador program, donations are being made  to charities that have been chosen by each ambassador. Gabe Esteban, ambassador for Kansas City Track Club proudly gives back to the community with a donation to the local Cub...

The Monday Night Run is Moving!

After a good year at The Well, the Monday Night Run is moving down into the heart of Brookside! With an awesome ReRun event at The Brooksider, a decision has been made to move our run into the center of the Trolley Trail. Each Monday night the group will meet in the...

KCTC Fall Race Series Starts Sept 15th

Want to get more out of running and give more to your community and fellow runners? This is a running series for everyone! It is designed to provide motivation and fun for runners or walkers whether you are a beginner or a veteran; slow or extremely talented, you can...

100 Mile Inspiration: Ashley Austin

Every once in a while life gives you a chance to do something epic. Every year, during the last weekend of June all the eyes of ultra running descend upon the Western States 100. No, I didn’t run this but I was lucky enough to help crew a good friend of mine...

Monday Night Interval Help

Our Monday Night Interval group needs your help! Our current leaders are not able to lead this group at the moment. If you are willing to come lead this group, let us know! Monday Intervals- 6pm at Liberty Hill Tower at the Liberty Memorial at 100 West 26th Street,...

Here and Now: David Bean

Around 2 years ago I packed up and moved back to Kansas City to work on my Masters with the idea of being there for just 2 years.  After being in KC for 2 years I had basically decided that I was happy to spend the rest of my life in the Midwest, a thought that had...

A Running Journey: Gabe Esteban

Back in March, I had surgery in which I could not run for six weeks however; I knew after I started running again that I had to lose the extra pounds. The extra weight made it harder for my asthma and it is my understanding every extra pound adds 3 to 5 seconds on a...

Cliff Hanger Registration Is Open!

  Registration for the 27th Annual Cliffhanger Run is now open! Come out and support KCTC and enjoy the pancake breakfast. Did you know that Cliff Drive in the Historic Northeast is one of America’s designated “Scenic Byways” and was featured in...

Visit KCTC At Health Fairs

KCTC will be at the following health fairs: Human ARC Health Fair Spet 14 from 12:20-2:30 (plaza area) Kansas City Art Insitiute Health Fair Sept 20 11-1 (plaza area) Standard Motor Products Oct 10 6-12 (Edwardsville, KS by Kansas Speedway) Creative Marketing November...

Buddy System

KCTC Members! Here is your chance to meet runners from out of the area and help them make their experience in KC a positive one. We are making plans to start a new program; The Buddy System. The Buddy System will be on our website offering out-of-town runners a...

Volunteer At Harvesters With KCTC!

Volunteer for a shift at Harvesters with the KC Track Club! Register to volunteer at: https://enter2run.com/Search/event.aspx?id=14147 When: Saturday, September 22, 2 to 4 p.m. Where: Harvesters, 3801 Topping Avenue, Kansas City, MO What: Working to organize or sort...

Sept. 26th- Mary and Doug Edwards

9/26/12  800 Huntington, KC MO 64113 (corner of 60th and Summit) #816.361.7143   Check this out!   We will be heading over to Mary and Doug’s home in Brookside for this evening’s run.  If anyone knows how to treat us royally, it is Mary and Doug.  Can’t...

9/12/12 – Jennifer Ristau

9/12/12  5629 Nall Ave Roeland Park, KS 816 853 0842   This Wednesday we get to hop on over to Jennifer’s place.  Can’t imagine not having fun here.  While we are at it, we can get in a run followed by some refreshment.  Hooray!...

Aug 29th-Misty & Richard McNally

  7236 Belleview Ave Kansas City MO 64114 (816) 523-0221   Rich (aka “Falsies”) and Misty (“Looney Tunes”) will have a Hash for you Harriers again this year. This means: Scout for trail, find trail, lose trail, drink beer, sing nasty...

My Hope For Runners: Dianna Villigan

I wish I could be all “technical” here about running, about form, times, splits, speed work, etc., etc., but I cannot. I’m not THAT type of runner. What I am is a visual runner. I see things differently in my runs each time. I hope that rings true for each runner and...

I Am a Fitness Runner: Scott McKiddy

I don’t really race (much), I’m not all that concerned about times or pace (except how they relate to my heart rate). I log miles, watch my heart rate and run/walk in intervals. It started about 3 years ago, I was 38 years old and very out of shape, and a smoker. I...

Half Marathon Training Starts Aug 4th

The KCTC Half Marathon Training Program will prepare you for 13.1 miles and is focused on the Kansas City Half Marathon or any Half Marathon Oct 20th and beyond. Coach Carstens will guide you through distance, pace, form, hydration, nutrition and much more. Minimum...

August 22nd- Tom and Emily Cotter

8/22/12  5866 Granada St (not Ln) Fairway, KS 66205.   If coming from Roe, turn east onto 59th Street.  Then go past Granada Lane to the second intersection, Granada Street, and turn north to 5866.   Fantastic!  We get to see our friends Emily and Tom in their new...

August 15th- Dan and Tamera Kovacs

11075 Century Lane OP KS 66210 (entrance to their neighborhood is across the street from JCCC)    #913.663.0268  Come for the lovely off road running on the trails near Dan and Tamera’s home.  Come for the patio.  Come for the delightful creations of a masters in the...

8/8/2012 Nancy and Raul Flores

6600 Wyoming, KC MO 64113 nenglish@kc.rr.com Run the shaded streets of  Meyer Circle area and bring your swimsuit and towel so you can cool off after your run. The pool is perfect temperature.  For safety reasons, no children please 🙂...

8/1/2012 Fuzzie’s

10157 Wornall Road  KCMO 64114  This may look like a big number, but not to worry.  Just go to the Quick Trip on Wornall Road, just north of I-435 and look to the east side of the street.  There, nestled in among the tanning salon and the Dunkin Donuts is none other...

Summer Racing Series Update

Having completed the Ward Parkway Four on the Fourth Run/Walk yesterday, the KCTC Summer Racing Series is flying by faster than Lou Joline’s minivan! We are nearly halfway through the Series and a dozen people are lined up to load up on tons of free prizes –just for...

Running Partner: Joel Grimmett

Everyone is different when it comes to running.  Some enjoy running alone, while others want company. Over the past 6 years my running partner has been my Golden Retriever named Farley. When we adopted him and took him to the vet for his initial check up, we found out...

Lessons in Running: Ammanda Warren

I think we have all been there at some point, we go for a run and we feel a twinge in our foot or our leg.  This past April, I ran FreeState 100K and after the run I felt a little rough but after a week of taking it relatively easy – it was time to get back to...

Group Run Leaders Become Certified Coaches

 KCTC Group Run Leaders Courtney Foster, Jennifer Ristau, Ben Holmes, Ammanda Warren, Joel Grimmett, Alex Goblet, Ryan Knapp and Brad McCleary attended a Road Runner Club of America “Coaching Certification” Course hosted in Kansas City last Friday and...

Running and Injury: David Bean

Ephemeral.  That is the only word I could think of to encapsulate the way I felt while driving home from the swope trails yesterday.  It was the first time in over six months that I had made it over 10 miles on a run and I was buzzing.  The last six months have been...

Recap: KCTC Spring Racing Series

As we dig into the KCTC Summer Racing Series, we thought we’d give you a quick recap on the Spring Series …just in case you missed out. The Spring Series consisted of 8 fun events across Kansas City. Each participant was required to participate (whether running or...

KC Track Discount Day Tues May 29th

KC Track Club Members Enjoy 20% off at Garry Gribbles Stoll Park location on Tues. May 29th on Saucony shoes. The Saucony Wear Test Van will drive up 3-7 pm and you have the opportunity to test out the latest Saucony’s and save a bundle. There will be food and...

Summer Beginner Runners Class

  Want to start running and meet some new friends? Come join Lou for the Summer session of our beginners running class this summer!  Starting Monday, June 4th, you can join us at 5:45 in Ward Parkway Mall at Gary Gribbles Running Store!   This is a class for new...

Brew To Brew Donations

Lou Joline presented checks for Brew To Brew donations this week in the amounts of $55,000 to Cystic Fibrosis, $5,000 to Shriners, $1,000 for the water rescue group at the boat crossing  and $1,300. to  St. Joseph School for the Deaf . Thanks so much to everyone that...

Memoirs of a Runner: Cameron Aly

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” –the wise Ferris Bueller Rarely when I run do I pay attention to the world around me. Most of the time I’m either thinking about my splits or replaying the latest...

Everyday Inspiration: Dianna Villigan

In my line of work I often hear, “You’re so inspiring.” I hear it being told to others and have it told to me. I find myself thinking, “I’m NO inspiration. I know so many others that are more inspiring to me.” Being a part of the KCTC I’ve had the opportunity to see...

Health Fairs/Wellness Events

This past weekend the track club was asked to help teach running safety at the Independence Safety Event. Ambassador Courtney Foster attended the event and spoke with participants on running safety and handed out free shoe tags. Did you know the track club will come...

7/25/12 Lou and Sonja Joline

64 Anchor Dr.,Lake Tapawingo  (Enter off Highway 40.  Bear right ¼ mile.  Park on side of road away from the water.) #816.228.3842   “Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you . . .”  Come celebrate Lou’s bday  tonight.  Come prepared to run and then take a dip...

7/18/12 Mel Baldridge

4426 Sunrise Dr, KC MO 64123 #816.721.2827   Wow, here it is 4 months and 4 days after Pi Day, and we get to return to Mel’s home.  Is there some mathematical significance here???  Mathematics, schmathematics, we will have a great time as usual on these great top of...

7/11/12 Susan Robinette

6718 Vahalla Dr., Shawnee, KS, 913.449.9091 email:  susan.robinette224@gmail.com (near 435 and Midland Dr.)   Let’s just keep on celebrating tonight.  The Shawnee hills are alive with the sound of our feet.  Enjoy every note.  Then let’s chow and watch for...

7/04/12 Maggie McCoy and John Anderson

4402 W 63rd Terrace Prairie Village, KS 66208 #913.262.1873   Get in your run and your dinner at Maggie’s house tonight.  After dinner, we will go out on our street to watch the fireworks set off at the nearby country clubs.  Don’t miss this red white and blue WNR!...

Proper Running Form

To achieve proper running form, the goal is to run as smoothly and efficiently as you can. There are a few things that can be done help achieve that. Run over you center of gravity. Don’t lean too far forward or backward. Try to keep your head up with your eyes on the...

Spring Racing Series

The brand new KCTC Spring Racing Series is under way! Last weekend we kicked it off with the 34th Annual Westport St. Patrick’s Day Run. Click here to see the leaderboard after one event. This year’s racing series is unlike any racing series that has preceded it. It...

Spring II Beginning Runners Class

Dust off your running shoes and get them out of the house and onto the pavement this week! With such a great response to our Spring I class, we have decided it was time to start a Spring II Beginning Runners Class! This Monday night, March 5th, you can join us at 5:45...

St Pat’s 4 Miler

THE KANSAS CITY TRACK CLUB’s 34TH ANNUAL ST. PAT’S DAY RUN Join us on March 10, 2012 at 10 AM.  New this year is a green running shirt for each participant. Get your costumes ready! We are giving away green KCTC Logo neck warmers to the first 180 runners that show up...

Brew Ha Ha Feb 9th!

The next Brew Ha Ha is Thurs. Feb 9th, 6-9pm at Granite City Tavern at Zona Rosa. Free appetizer pizza and Granite City is offering up $6. pitchers of beer. We will have give aways and raffle items! This is a short drive across the river and will be well worth it....

Alan Poisner Does It Again!

Alan Poisner, long time member of KCTC is the USATF National Race Walk Committee’s Race Walker of the Year for his age division (age 75-79). He won a gold medal at the USATF Indoor, 3,000-meter walk in Albuquerque in March, took gold at the National Senior Games...

New Years Day Run 10am

Don’t miss an opportunity to start your year off right at the KCTC New Years Day Run 10am, Athletic Club of Overland Park.  This year the route will go West on the trail. Run as far as you like and KCTC will have up to 10 miles marked. Free coffee and donuts...

WNR at Bella Napoli

Some of the runners and friends enjoying the food and half price wine specials after a run on the Trolly Trail.  Even though the day started off below 20degrees, shorts were seen by evening.

Beginning Runners Class

Beginning Runners Class: The spring session will begin Mon, Jan 23, 2012, and will be led by Lou and other club members. The classes are free to all current Track Club members and members can attend as many sessions as you like. There are ten weekly runs, each lasting...

Three MO Age Group Records at Cliff Hanger!

Three very fast and classy ladies set MO State Age Group records at the 2011 KCUMB Cliff Hanger according to records guru, Mike Lundgren. Audrey Smith 9 yrs in the 5K and Kathy Johnson and Cindy Cameron in the 8K.  Cindy and Kathy were also RRCA MO State Champs in the...

Another Wonderful KCUMB Cliff Hanger 5K/8K

The weather on Sunday morning was perfect for some very fast times on beautiful Cliff Drive.  Runners in the Elite Start were flying.  Almost 1100 runners and walkers enjoyed the course and the pancakes.  The 8K was an RRCA State Championship event.  You can check...

KCUMB Cliff Hanger is Nov. 6

It’s time to sign up for the Cliff Hanger, KCTC’s fall race that raises money for charities in the Historic Northeast and MO Special Olympics.  This year we have a special Elite Start at 8 am and the regular Recreation Start for slower runners, walkers and...

Chili Cooks Unite

Last week’s Chili Contest at the Boulevard Brewery was just too much fun! The contest winners were: Raul Flores, Joe Fitle, Tom Summers, Dan Werkovitch and KeKe Pounds. There were alot of secret ingredients revealed so expect some stiff competition again next...

Aide Station A Success!

Thanks to our 53 volunteers that helped KCTC with Aide Station #2 at 3.9miles. It was fun and Lou and Dave had a special surprise- each volunteer received a KCTC logo hat and custom dyed orange gloves to wear that morning. At least we know the fashion police...

Expo Excitement

Everyone had fun at the KC Marathon Expo last weekend. It was so great to see all our runner friends the two days before the marathon. We hope you all had a successful race! KCTC had two booths and we thought our time was well worth it to let everyone know...

New Lee’s Summit Group Run Forming!

Lee’s Summit Runners! A new group run/walk is starting Sat. Oct 22 at 7am at Gusto Coffee across from Longview College (3390 SW Fascination Dr., Lee’s Summit, MO 64081). We plan to run/walk from there every Sat. at the same time. We will head towards the...

Going To The KC Marathon Expo?

KCTC will be at the KC Marathon Expo in booth #216. Stop by to see our high quality/low cost logo apparel.  Receive a Free KCTC coffee mug designed by Lou Joline when you join or renew your membership. Thurs. noon -7pm and Fri. 10am-9pm. See you there!...

Are you a Beginning Runner or Fast Walker?

The beginning runners class started Monday with 38 new runners! Its not too late to join. Show up at 5:45 any Monday for the next 9 weeks at Garry Gribbles Running Sport, Ward Parkway Center 87th and State Line and join in! For information contact...

Cliff Hanger is Nov 6, 2011

KCTC proudly presents the 2011 KCUMB Cliff Hanger 5K/8K.  We’ve added an 8 am start for Elite Runners and the 8K is an RRCA State Championship Race.  But if you want to walk, run slower, or sleep in there’s the same 9 am start you love.  And speaking of...

Strutt Your Mutt Was A Huge Success!

Strutt with your Mutt was an overwhelming success with beautiful weather, more participants, and more dogs then ever before. Plus the event had a record number of sponsors. KCTC’s Dave Boone is posing with event director Ashlee Parker of Wayside Waifs

Beginning Runners Class Starts Sept 26th

The fall new runners and walkers class will start at 5:45 pm on Monday, September 26th. The tenth and final class will be November 21st. The classes start at Garry Gribble’s Running Sports store in the Ward Parkway Shopping Center, between State Line Road and...

FREE KCTC Shoe ID Tags

Are you running with no ID? KCTC has FREE SHOE ID TAGS. Get yours at any of our events, from a board member or group run leader or at Garry Gribble Running Sports Stores- displays at the cash register! You can use these on your running shoes and your kids...

KCTC Ambassador Program

The Kansas City Track Club Ambassadors are a tight-knit community of runners and walkers in the Kansas City area. As a KCTC Ambassador you do not have to be the fastest runner, or the most experienced, but you do have to be passionate and dedicated to helping grow the...

WNR is going strong – join us

We were chillin and grillin on 88th and Roe when Tom Cotter and Jeff Remsburg hosted WNR at their month old Active Health Solutions practice.  Tom’s a runner and Jeff’s a triathlete who are very new to the KC area but already have discovered how much fun...

Way to go, Dave!

Our very efficient KCTC Treasurer, Dave Boone, is BACK!  Dave has a brand new hip and just took 2nd in his age group at the Chance for Children 5K.

Meet John Carstens

Meet John the KCTC Intervals Coach. Intervals sessions are FREE for KCTC members and are Tuesdays at 5:30pm in Franklin Park, Prarie Village just south of Somerset and Roe Blvd and Saturday 6:30am leaves from Aixois at 55th and Brookside Blvd with training in Mill...

We Will Miss You Kari Waggoner!

I am heading back to Manhattan to begin my senior year at K-State, and the thing  I will miss the most about Kansas City is the Kansas City Track Club. I moved to Kansas City for the summer as an intern. Being from a small town, running alone in the city was...

Lou’s WNR draws a crowd

Every July runners, bikers and friends gather to wish Lou Joline a Happy Birthday and jump in Lake Tapawingo.   Last Wednesday about 45 people faced the heat to run and were rewarded with a cooling soak.   Lou is front wearing the floral trunks.

New Group Run In Independence

Who wants to run on Sunday in Independence? You can run Independent(ly) or with a group, your choice. We will meet at 6:30 am behind the old O’Charlies (behind Cold Stone Creamery), at the start of the Little Blue trace trail… There is a lot of trail to be...

The 6th Annual Psych Night Trail Run

10K & 5K, Friday Night, Aug. 5, 8pm-ish, Wyandotte County Lake, KC, Kansas (Start/Finish is near the main park entrance)  More Info    Register Now  This is an out-and-back course, with a “lollipop” at the end of the out and back. A FLASHLIGHT OR...

Sunday Run – New Time Option

The Sunday Long Run will now start at 6:30am and then we will run back to meet anyone that wants to start at 7:30am instead!  Meet at the Hen House parking lot in Prairie Village Shopping Center at 71st and Mission Road. This is usually a large group with all paces...

Something For Everyone on Sat. Morning!

There’s alot of buzz about the new Sat 6:30am running group meeting in front of Aixois at 55th St and Brookside Blvd. The plan is to meet your needs wherever you are in your running life. We will have a course mapped out for any distance from 3-12miles. 12 miles...

Race Walker National Senior Games in Houston

The Heartland RaceWalkers  competed on June 24-25th in the National Senior Games in Houston, TX. The weather was hot and humid. All competitors had won medals in their state games.  The 1500-meter race was held at a high school track (35 miles from Houston) that had...

New Saturday Group Run

Reminder about new Sat 6:30am running group meeting in front of Aixois at 55th st and Brookside Blvd. We will leave at 6:35am and run as long or short as you want. Have coffee at Aixois after the run if you have time!

Another Great Job by Lou

Lou designed some coffee mugs for KCTC members. They are 15oz ceramic with a navy interior. Both sides are printed- one side with KCTC logo and the other with another great cartoon by Lou Joline! Go HERE  to buy!

Marathon Training Starts Sunday!

                                     Want to run the KC Marathon? KCTC has a marathon training group starting Sun. June 19th in conjunction with our regular long run group. Meet at 7:30am at Mission and Tomahawk Roads in the Hen House/US Bank parking lot. As distances...

KCTC Harvesters Day

Volunteer for a shift at Harvesters with the KC Track Club! When: Saturday, August 13, 2 to 4 p.m. Where: Harvesters, 3801 Topping Avenue, Kansas City, MO What: Working to organize or sort food donations at the food bank/distribution center Join us after for pizza or...

New Walking Group on The Kansas Side!

To meet the needs of walkers on the Kansas side, KCTC has formed a new walking group meeting every Saturday at 9am at Antioch Park in Merriam, KS. This group will meet at shelter 3 at approximately 8:50am beginning June 11th. Free to KCTC members!

KCTC at Hospital Hill Expo

Steve and President Nancy at the KCTC booth at the Hospital Hill Expo.  It was a great chance to meet some new and old friends and tell people about the all the great running and walking opportunities with KCTC.  BTW, the KCTC TEAM won the Saucony Team Challenge...

Beginning Runners Class Starts Monday!

Feeling the need for some motivation? Any KCTC member gets a FREE entry for Lou Joline’s Running 101 class which starts Monday June 6th. The class meets at 5:45 pm at Garry Gribble’s Running Sports in the Ward Parkway Shopping Center.  You can walk, walk and jog or...

KCTC Brew Ha Ha

After ten days of rain and tornado warnings,  clear blue skies greeted the first KCTC Brew-Ha-Ha. About sixty members and guests enjoyed drinks and appetizers, on the outside patio at The Well in Waldo. Leaders of club activities (Trail Nerding, Intervals, Long Runs,...

First Ever All Member Brew Ha Ha May 26th!

First KCTC Brew Ha Ha! is tomorrow, May 26, 6 to 8 pm at The Well in Waldo. We’ll have free appetizers, a cash bar and a chance to meet our board, coaches and run leaders, as well as other members. Come out and kick off the long weekend with KCTC.

KCTC Weight Watchers WALK !T 5K

KCTC, RRCA and Weight Watchers put on the largest 5K WALK !T event in the US on Sunday at Macken Park in North KC.  We had 1000 people participating and smiles galore as Weight Watchers members accomplished their goal of doing a 5K.  KCTC already has 2 Walk Local...

New Group Run Thursday AM on The Plaza

Thursday Mornings on The Plaza, 6am, Meet Ryan Knapp at Mill Creek Park at the fountain (corner of Broadway & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd.). Distances will vary and it will be an out and back on The Trolley Trail and some core workout if you are interested. You can...

Our Friends at KCBC host Tour De Lakes Ride

10th Annual Tom Logan Memorial Tour de Lakes Bike Ride, Saturday, June 25,   7 a.m. www.tourdelakes.org Experience one of Kansas City’s Most Beautiful Rides Fully supported with 4 SAGS – 3 distances: 10.7 miles around Longview Lake; 30.8 miles...

KCTC Adds 2 Walking Groups To The Schedule!

KCTC is sponsoring a Weight Watchers Walk on May 22nd at 8am in Macken Park. The walk is FULL with  1,001 people  registered! We need volunteers so contact kctcrunner@gmail.com if you can donate a couple of hours! Even better news- KCTC is starting walking groups in...

First Ever KCTC Brew Ha Ha

Save the date! Thursday May 26th at 6pm is the first ever Kansas City Track Club Brew Ha Ha, a fun get together for Track Club Members and guests at The Well in Waldo. KCTC says “It’s not another boring meeting”… There will be a cash bar with...

Monday Night Runners Hang Tough in Hot Weather!

The first Monday Night Run took place with 13 runners pounding the hot gravel on the Trolley Trail.  About 8 more runners joined us just for beer and food afterward. The service at The Well rocks. Runners are welcome to join us anytime.  We will be there every monday...

New Monday Night Run Group Forming

KCTC is sponsoring a Monday Night Run from The Well in Waldo every Monday at 6pm. All paces and distances and FREE to KCTC members. After your run, cool off with $3. beers and free appetizers. Ask where the KC Track Club is sitting that night. We will have reserved...

Law Day 5K

KCTC was out helping at the Law Day 5K on a chilly Sunday Morning.  The run along Brush Creek and through the Kauffman Center gardens raises money for Legal Aid.

Law Day 5K May 1, 2011

Come out and run the Law Day 5K along Brush Creek from the beautiful Kauffman Gardens to the Plaza and back.  Past years have featured way cool gavels just like Judge Judy wields for the winners.  Examine the evidence in more detail and sign up at...

Sunday Long Run Group

Looking For A Long Run Training Group? KCTC sponsors a year round Sunday morning Long Run Training Group every Sunday at 7:30am. The group leaves at 7:35am sharp. Meet at Prairie Village Shops at Mission & Tomahawk Rds and Park in front of Hen House. David Virtue...

Team Jan at Steps to the Cure 5K

KCTC was at the Steps to the Cure 5K benefiting Parkinson’s.  This is a part of the large Team Jan who braved the cold for a great cause.  BTW  KCTC member Matt Greer won the race in a bit over 19 minutes.

BTB Results updated 4/15/2011

Results by Division Division Team # Team Capt Age Start Time Finish Net time Hcap Delay Adj time Place Note 1 881 **SOLO GUYS****** 0:00 0 1 4 Brooks Williams 28 6:00 11:35:31 5:35:31 0:00 0:00 5:35:31 1 1 58 Marvin Mastin 45 6:00 12:13:13 6:13:13 0:20 0:00 5:53:13 2...

KCTC Sponsors Long Run Training Group

Start: Sunday April 17th at 7:30am. The group will leave at 7:35am sharp. Location: Prairie Village Shops at Mission & Tomahawk Rds. Park in front of Hen House & the bank. David Virtue of BIG MILES TRAINING fame will lead this group. The group will...

Eagle Egg 5K 4/9/11

Eagle Egg 5K Run Eagle Egg 5K Run Age Group Results April 09, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Total Time 1 ANGIE KNIGHT LEE’S SUMMIT MO 258 38 5...

Dash for Diabetes 5K 4/9/11

Dash For Diabetes 2011 5K Run Age Group Results April 09, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time Chip Diff 1 LAINE SOMMERS OVERLAND PARK KS 98...

Myasthenia Gravis 5K Run 4/9/11

Myasthenia Gravis Run 5K Run Age Group Results April 09, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 JENNIFER PETERS IOWA CITY IA 89 23 4 22:03.5...

Age group winner – 1 week!

We’re not kidding when we say Wednesday Night Run has all ages.  Here’s the youngest, Issac and mom Angie who came with dad Matt and big brother Ethan.  Angie and Issac walked but we’re sure he’s got the running genes.  A wonderful evening to...

Lee’s Summit Symphony 5K Run/Walk 4/2/11

Lee’s Summit Symphony 5K Age Group Results April 02, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 Sharri Krepps Lees Summit MO 65 49 3 23:38.1...

Roasterie Volunteer Party

Brew to Brew could not happen without our wonderful volunteers.  KCTC wants to thank the Roasterie for again allowing us to use their space to host our volunteer briefing/supplies pickup.  Dana Wilson from Cystic Fibrosis spoke and of course there were some words of...

New KCTC Race Series for 2011 Season

 Want to get more out of running ? This is a running series for everyone! It is designed to provide motivation and fun for runners or walkers whether you are a beginner or a veteran; slow or extremely talented, you can participate and WIN!     Runner must be a KCTC...

Walkers and Runners

It was a beautiful night for a WNR!  Racewalker Alan and runner Elizabeth compared notes after enjoying the route to Loose Park.  Apparently everyone else in KC agreed since the Loose Park trail was packed with people after a long cold winter.  Come on out the winter...

Braden Is An Inspiration

A very inspirational (short) video for Braden’s Hope Mile & 5K. Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nI0CzNLod9U Event Details: Saturday, April 16, 2011 2nd Annual Braden’s Hope Mile & 5K (Paved) 5K & 1-Mile Run/Walk And Fundraiser...

Westport St. Pats 4 Mile Relay 3/12/11

St Pat’s Westport 2011 St Pat’s Westport 2011 March 12, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions   Detail Team Results Competitive Team Team – 43 KC Smoke1 Finish Position – 1 Team Score (times):...

Westport 4 Mile Run Overall Female Results 2011

St Pat’s Westport 2011 4 Mile St Pat’s Westport 2011 4 Mile Age Group Results March 12, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1...

Westport 4 Mile Run Overall Male Results 2011

St Pat’s Westport 2011 4 Mile St Pat’s Westport 2011 4 Mile Overall Finish List March 12, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions Place* Name Team Bib No Age Gender Age Group Time Back Chip Time Gun Time 1 DALE DEXTER...

The Luck Of The Irish

KCTC hosted the Westport St. Patrick’s Day 4 Miler with 3,600 runners. The day was perfect for a race and everyone was able to party afterward- outside! Pictured is Roger Samuel, KCTC member, crossing the finish line and two aliens that flew in for the...

Brew To Brew Relay is Full!

THE BREW TO BREW RELAY TO LAWRENCE IS NOW FILLED. THANKS TO EVERYONE IN THE RUNNING COMMUNITY FOR SUPPORTING THE RACE AND THE CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION. YOU CAN STILL MAKE CHANGES TO YOUR TEAM. YOU CAN STILL ORDER CLOTHING UNTIL MARCH 19TH:...

Alan Poisner Takes Gold!

The USATF National Masters Indoor Track & Field Meet was held in Albuquerque March 4-6.  A KC Track Club member, Alan Poisner won a Gold Medal in the 3000-meter walk in the 75-79 age division on a banked track in the convention center. His time (19:47) would have...

Mrs. Robinsons Romp 10K Trail Run

Mrs Robinson’s Romp 10K Mrs Robinson’s Romp 10K Overall Results March 05, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions Female Finishers   ——- 5k Split ——- ——- 10k ——-...

Mrs. Robinsons Romp 5K Trail Run

Mrs Robinson’s Romp 5k Mrs Robinson’s Romp 5k Overall Finish List March 05, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions Female Finishers Place Name City Bib No Chip Time Gun Time 1 ANGELA RINEHART OTTAWA KS 133 24:52.5...

Tuesday Intervals Starting 3/8 5:30pm

Want to run faster and sharpen your skills? Intervals Training starts next Tuesday at  75th and Mission Rd, Shawnee Mission East Track at 5:30- 7pm.  Sessions are free to KCTC members and you can sign up that night.  Join in anytime you need to and just show up. John...

Terry’s Bugles Birthday

Bugles and Terry are a Wednesday Night Run tradition.  So this week to wish Terry a happy birthday there was a very unique Bugles Cake.  Photo shows Terry, the cake and an authentic bag of Bugles.

WNR at Karen & Andy’s

KCTC runners and walkers enjoyed clear streets, 60 deg temperatures and great food and friends at WNR.  We also presented Trudy with a birthday card and flowers.  Trudy has way more countries on her passport than candles on her cake and shows no signs of slowing...

Lou’s Legendary Running Class

Lou’s Beginning Running Class is back in session and despite a blizzard or two still going strong.  The class runs from Garry Gribbles Running Sports at Ward Parkway every Monday night at 5:45.  If you’d like to join it’s still not too late. ...

Run Toto Run 50K Trail Run PsychoWyco

Run Toto Run Psycho Wyco 2011 50 K Run Toto Run Psycho Wyco 2011 50 K Age Group Results February 12, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions Female 0-99   Overall*   ——- 10 Mile ——-...

Run Toto Run 20 Mile Trail Run PsychoWyco

Run Toto Run Psycho Wyco 2011 Run Toto Run Psycho Wyco 2011 Age Group Results February 12, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions 20 Mile Female 0-99   Overall*   ——- 10 Mile ——- ——-...

Run Toto Run 10 Mile Trail PsychoWyco

Run Toto Run Psycho Wyco 2011 Run Toto Run Psycho Wyco 2011 Overall Finish List 10 Mile February 12, 2011 Qustions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com RaceDay Timing Solutions 10 Mile Female Finishers Place Name City Bib No Gender Age Group Total Time 1 LETTIE EBBS...

Northland Runners are Growing Strong

Northland Runners are known for their talent and dedication. There are always runners in the group training for races of every distance and also in recovery. Join them on Tues or Thurs evenings at 5:30pm in Macken Park. Northland Runners do not cancel and run in any...

KCTC Volunteer of the Year

Dave Boone, former KCTC President, received the Volunteer of the Year award at the annual board get together on Sunday.  The award  should probably read Volunteer of the Decade to begin to do justice to Dave’s contributions.  Thanks Dave for all hard...

Want To Be a Girls On The Run Coach?

Girls on the Run of Johnson County is expanding to 24 sites this spring and is in need of volunteer coaches. Volunteering as a coach is a life-changing experience. You share your time and energy, and instill a positive self-image in girls 3rd-8th grade. Added...

Psycho Winter 5K Trail Run

Psycho 5k Ice Version Trail Run Age Group Results January 16, 2011 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 CARLENE MAYFIELD KANSAS CITY KS 56 22 10 27:56.0 Female 10 to 19...

Lou’s Legendary Running Class Starting

Got the post holidays blues and feeling the need for some motivation.  Any KCTC member gets a FREE entry for Lou Joline’s Running 101 class which starts Jan. 24.  The class meets at 5:45 pm at Garry Gribble’s Running Sports in the Ward Parkway Shopping...

Kyra Bronson at Walt Disney World

KCTC member Kyra Bronson won a KCTC raffle for a free registration to Walt Disney World Marathon. With all that money she saved, she bought herself a special running outfit.  Kyra is a new runner, started with Lou’s beginning runners class and now leads the KCTC...

WNR – Happy Birthday to You!

Over 30 runners and walkers celebrated the birthdays of three special KCTC members at Trudy’s always wonderful WNR. Here’s the WNR Czarina,  Maggie, blowing out the candles.  Raul and Vic also got a chance to make a wish.  We had a special African soup and...

KCTC New Year’s Day Run

Over 120 runners and walkers gathered at the Athletic Club of Overland Park to welcome the New Year with a run on the nearby trails.  At the club there were snacks and hot drinks and a chance to catch up with old friends.  This year was cold but sunny with no ice on...

The Best Christmas Presents

The best presents have to include good health and good friends.  A Dec. 26th run at Raul and Nancy’s  with some of the Northland Runners and  KCTC folks and friends.  What’s best after a cold morning run?   A hot Irish coffee.

Don’t forget the New Year’s Day fun run at the Athletic Club of Overland Park, 10440 Marty.  Jan 1, 2011, 10 am.  No fees, no awards, just show up and run or walk.  Snacks and hot drinks inside the club after the run.

WNR at Lisa and Dave’s

Old and new friends gathered despite freezing drizzle warnings for a mellow evening with a bit of outdoor activity.  Although KCTC never plugs area businesses, we have to tell you to check out Lisa’s new boutique, Luticia Clementine’s, on the square in...

Kansas RRCA meeting in Topeka

KCTC attended the kick off meeting of Kansas RRCA Road Runners Clubs of America affiliated running clubs.  Representatives from the KC Express, KCTC, Sunflower Striders, Washburn U, the Manhattan Cross Country Club, Run Lawrence, the Lawrence Trail Hawks, the Trail...

Trail Nerds Alternate Chili Run

The KC Trail Nerds did their 9th Alternate Chili Run at Wyandotte Co. lake.  The Nerds start early and do the tough WyCo trails before the rest of us start off to circle Wyandotte Co. lake on nice asphalt roads at the MARA sponsored Chili Run.  The Alternate Chili Run...

KCTC member at NYC Marathon

Bruce Gilbert, long time KCTC member, ran his 63rd marathon at the 2010 New York City Marathon, Nov. 7th.   He reports #63 was a blast followed by  Gobbler Grind 2010 for #64.  He’s been doing marathons for 42 years.  Way to go, Bruce!

WNR with lights

Lots of beautiful holiday lights on our WNR from Ziva’s, including her blue and white Hanukkah decked house.  From now until New Year’s we recommend the Brookside / Plaza area for some great ligh displays, like the Country Club Plaza and Romany Road off...

Rescue 5k Run November 28,2010

Rescue Run 5K Run Rescue Run 5K Run Age Group Results November 27, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 MICHELLE ANDREW TOPEKA KS 334 38 1 19:39.4 2 JACQUELINE MCCLURG...

Turkey Trot 5k St Joe Mo

St Joe Turkey Trot Run 5K St Joe Turkey Trot Run 5K Age Group Results November 25, 2010 Results By Race Management Systems, Inc. Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 AMY BROADHURST Kansas City MO 34 26 19 20:27.0   Missing Age...

KCTC at Sprint Thanksgiving Day 5K

KCTC was doing the finish line again this year at the Sprint Thanksgiving Day 5K.  About 7000 people came  out to run fast or walk slow before the big meal.  That’s Trail Nerd Brad Bishop one of our great volunteers.  And really it wasn’t that cold after...

run lawrence Thanksgiving Day 5k

Thanksgiving Day Run Lawrence Kansas 5K Run Thanksgiving Day Run Lawrence Kansas 5K Run Age Group Results November 25, 2010 Questions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 LORI NORWOOD LAWRENCE...

Winter Running Advice

Many people need motivation in the winter to keep running. Here is Lou’s advice to keep you going through the cold, dark months! Wear a reflective vest Subscribe to Runners World so that receiving the monthly magazine reminds you that you are a runner  Find and...

Leawood Thursday Night Runners

The KCTC Leawood Thursday Night Runners have a new, warm winter meeting place: Elite Cycling (and running) 10673 Mission Rd, Leawood, KS 66206. If you can’t google a map, call the store at 913-648-6277 for directions. Meet at 5:30pm every thursday and wait for...

Stair Climb Age Group Results November 13,2010

Fight For Air Climb 2010 Stair Climb Fight For Air Climb 2010 Stair Climb Age Group Results November 13, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name Team Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Kelsey Kelly SMH iClimb...

Stair Climb Team Results November 13,2010

Fight For Air Climb 2010 Fight For Air Climb 2010 November 13, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com   Detail Team Results Open Teams Team – 24 SMH iClimb Finish Position – 1 Team Score (times): 17:07.4 Team Pos Bib No Name...

Pilgrim Pacer November 13,2010

Pilgrim Pacer 2010 Pilgrim Pacer 2010 Age Group Results November 13, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com 5K Run Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Amanda Cushing Mission KS 284 19 6 20:38.0 2 Carmen...

Cliffhanger Teams November 7,2010

Cliffhanger 2010 Cliffhanger 2010 November 07, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Detail Team Results 5K Run Female Team Team – Diowntown Divas Finish Position – 1 Team Score (times): 1:36:08.0 Team Pos Bib No Name City/State...

Beautiful 2010 Cliff Hanger!

Another perfect morning on Cliff Drive for over 1300 runners and walkers.  For more photos of the run and the Historic Northeast go to Seekcrun.com and Hyperblogal.   KCTC wants to thank everyone who ran, walked or volunteered.  See you next year!

Cliffhanger 8K November 7,2010

Cliffhanger 2010 8K Run Cliffhanger 2010 8K Run Age Group Results November 07, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 Heidi Bryant Kansas City MO 1569 35...

Cliffhanger 5k November 7,2010

Cliffhanger 2010 5K Run Cliffhanger 2010 5K Run Age Group Results November 07, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 Katie Messer Olathe KS 1311 32 9...

Young Life 5k November 6,2010

Young Life Olathe Run 5K Young Life Olathe Run 5K Age Group Results November 06, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Female 1 to 12 Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 Julia Zinn Olathe KS 977 10 57 40:33.3 40:51.6 2...

Cat Woman at Blue Springs 50/50

Race Director and local running legend, Lou Joline, poses with Cat Woman,  Carol Frike, who did 50 miles in 8:33:48 in costume all the way. Sunday was the 16th running of 50/50 now run on the Little Blue Trace trail in Blue Springs, MO.  The run billed as a 50 miler...

Like Father – Like Sons

KCTC board member, Steve Mathews and sons, Colby on the left and Gregory on the right, after finishing the Wisconsin Dells Marathon last weekend.  Note the KCTC and Brew to Brew shirts.  These guys are some great advertising for KC running.

Colonnade Ecological Restoration Workday 11/13

Colonnade Ecological Restoration Workday and Clean Up Saturday, November 13, 2010 (Rain Date: Nov. 20) 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Colonnade on the Concourse Lunch for volunteers Help bring back the beauty and safety of a historic Cliff Drive path. Join us as we remove...

Stop Under Age Drinking 5K October 24,2010

Run To Stop Underage Drinking 5K Run To Stop Underage Drinking 5K Age Group Results October 24, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 Amy Stucky Overland...

Sacred Steps 5k October 23,2010

Sacred Steps Run Sacred Steps Run Age Group Results October 23, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com 5K Run Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Grace Delnero 2464 24 8 18:38.1   Female 2 to 14 Place...

CliffHanger 5K, 8K Sun. Nov 7th 9am

It doesn’t get any better than this! Join us for a beautiful autumn run or walk on Cliff Drive and a free pancake breakfast… Get a heavy weight long sleeve tee, and help Neighbor to Neighbor, Gladstone Elementary and Special Olympics…Presented by KCTC! ...

Scary Skedaddle Fun Run & Party

 FREE RUN & PARTY  Sun Oct 24th 4pm Parkville, English Landing Run! Any distance but watch out for treats & goblins along the way. Or you can walk if you dare See your friend’s goofy Halloween Costumes. Prizes will be awarded for: Best Overall, Are You...

Fall Fling 5K October 17,2010

Fall Fling 5K 5K Fall Fling 5K 5K Age Group Results October 17, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Kaylynn Crowder 68 18 8 24:28.8   Overall Female Masters...

Jared Coones 5K October 9,2010

Jared Coones Memorail Pumpkin Run 5K Run Jared Coones Memorail Pumpkin Run 5K Run Age Group Results October 09, 2010 Questions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 Bryant Englert...

Better KCKS Family Dog Jog 5K October 16,2010

A Better KCK Family Dog Jog 5K A Better KCK Family Dog Jog 5K Age Group Results October 16, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Brooke Chavers Kansas City MO 657 20 5...

3 Mile Creek Run Womens Results October 16,2010

3 Mile Creek River Womens Run Run 3 Mile Creek River Womens Run Run Age Group Results October 16, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Female 1 to 13 Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Maggie Weber Leavenworth KS 45 10 5 28:25.0...

3 Mile Creek Run Mens Results October 16,2010

3 Mile River Mens Run Run 3 Mile River Mens Run Run Age Group Results October 15, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Missing Age Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 J.r. Taylor Leavenworth KS 40 0 14 27:33.1   Male 1 to 13...

Chance To Win Entry to Walt Disney Marathon

KCTC is offering 2 free admissions to the 2011 Walt Disney World Marathon.  This is a $135 value and gives a you a chance to run in Florida in January. If you would like to put your name in a drawing for the free registration code please email kctcrunner@gmail.com....

KC Marathon Expo

The KCTC booth at the Marathon Expo was a busy spot.  Steve Mathews was our main man, working two long days with some of the rest of us stopping by to help out.  And yes we did give out candy.

Cliff Hanger is Nov. 7, 2010

Here’s a beautiful photo of Cliff Drive, the venue for the 25th Cliff Hanger 5K/8K.  The photo is by David Remley, a photographer who lives in the Historic Northeast and often photographs around the KC Museum and Cliff Drive.  You can see more photos of Cliff...

Livestrong 5K October 2,2010

Bib Name Gender Age Finish Time 5680 Scott McMillen M 48 21:04 5679 Joe Ratterman M 45 21:59 5686 Alex Goertz M 14 22:16 5677 Randy McDermott M 52 22:22 5658 Darrin Johnson M 42 22:36 5688 Joshua McMillan M 26 22:55 5665 Scott Roach M 49 23:33 5682 Sam Sharp M 18...

Running with the Birds October 3,2010

Run with the Birds 2010 5K Run with the Birds 2010 5K Age Group Results October 03, 2010 Questions about results: email runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Tammy Mize Olathe KS 648 50 12 22:55.7   Female 13...

Jared Coones 5K – starting em young!

The Olathe Running Club and Sam Micelli, staged the biggest Jared Coones 5K yet with 3500 participants – 1500 were grade school and middle school students!  As one older runner observed, “they are the future of running”.     Some of the schools even...

A beautiful night in old Leawood

Danielle, Monica (our host) and Raul after a wonderful run through old Leawood.  We got to see some special 1950’s Drummond houses on the route.  And enjoy the fire pit on patio.  Our next WNR is at Governor Stumpy’s close to the Trolley Trail and with $3...

Mike Schupp Retires

After 41 years working at Hallmark, longtime kctc member, Mike Schup retired Friday. Yep, he started there when he was 17.  Now he has more time to run and pursue his artistic interests.

Grad Back to School 5K October 3,2010

Project Grad Back to School 5K Project Grad Back to School 5K Age Group Results October 03, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Kenzie Rumble Gladstone MO 469 22 5...

Cure SMA 5K October 2,2010

Cure SMA Race-n-Roll 5K Run Cure SMA Race-n-Roll 5K Run Age Group Results October 02, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Heidi Bryant-Englert Kansas City MO 1216 35...

KCTC members at Roots & Blues 1/2

It was a good day for some kctc members at the Roots and Blues half marathon in Columbia, MO. Awards were bottles of wine from one of the sponsors! Stacey Slover. 1:36. First in age group Mark Lidman. 2:05. 2nd in age group Donna Romans.  first in her age group....

Smithville Dam Run

KCTC Northland Runner, Dustin Criscione from Liberty, age 31 placed first in his age division and 6th overall at the Smithville Dam 10K.  In spite of high head winds, Dustin prevailed. Way to go Dustin!

Smithville Dam Run September 26,2010

Smithville Dam Run Smithville Dam Run Age Group Results September 26, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com 5K Run Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Denise Hodge Kansas City MO 791 35 4 19:51.9 2 Brooke...

KCTC was at Strut Your Mutt

Saturday morning went to the dogs with KCTC busy helping with the first 5K at Strut your Mutt in Brookside.  This family likes to have a “big and a small dog” and they really mean BIG.  (It’s only a puppy – really)

Longview Lake Trail Group Run

Josh Littrell will lead a Longview Lake Trail Group Run on weekday evenings around 6pm. Josh is a coach and is flexible about meeting times. The Longview Lake Trail is recently completed and is easy on your knees with beautiful scenery. Or you can meet up to run in...

Union Hill Neighborhood Group Runs

The Union Hill Neighbors met for the first time this morning. You can join them every Saturday at 7am at Crown Center Fountains for a run of whatever distance or pace suits the runners that morning. Kimberly Saunders is leading this group and you can contact her at...

Belton Parks 5K September 25,2010

Belton Parks Run 5 K Run Belton Parks Run 5 K Run Age Group Results September 25, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Amanda Foust 676 27 2 22:17.7   Female 19...

WNR at Pizza 51

It was a perfect night for a run on the Trolley Trail and pizza with friends.  Ryan and daughter Grace and new-to-KC runner Erin were part of the KCTC crew.

Fall Beginning Runners Class

The new session of the beginning runners class started last night. The class toughed out the unseasonably hot weather and came back after 3 miles looking like seasoned runners. Anyone can join the class at any time.  Every Monday, 5:45pm at  Garry Gribbles in Ward...

Run4Help September 19,2010

Run 4 Help Run 4 Help Age Group Results September 19, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com 5K Walk Unknow Age Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Toni Bradley Paola KS 2414 0 91 55:17.6   Female 1 to 9 Place Name City Bib No Age...

Great Prostate Challenge September 19,2010

The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge Age Group Results September 19, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Run Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 Brandi...

Howl at the Moon September 18,2010

Howl at the Moon 5K Run Howl at the Moon 5K Run Age Group Results September 18, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Madeana Galler Raymore MO 28 32 20 23:12.2  ...

Coopers Cause 5K September 18,2010

Coopers Cause 5K Coopers Cause 5K Age Group Results September 14, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Kristen Anderson Broomfield CO 11 25 8 23:07.3 2 Brianna Jacobs...

Nice Old Fashioned Small Town Run

Melissa doing the results the old fashioned way – by hand at the Jesse James 5K/10K in Kearney, MO.  KCTC was punching in times, pulling tags and tallying results like back in Jesse’s day.  BTW Jesse is buried in the cemetery just across from the finish...

Raymond J Caffrey 5K September 18,2010

Raymond J Caffrey Run 5K Raymond J Caffrey Run 5K Age Group Results September 18, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Liz Fowler Kansas City MO 1215 23 4 22:48.8...

RiverFest 5k/10k September 18,2010

Riverside Riverfest Levee Run Riverside Riverfest Levee Run Age Group Results September 18, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com 5K Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Heidi Bryant Kansas City MO 299 35...

S.S Hope 5K Team September 18,2010

S.S Hope S.S Hope September 18, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Team – Anytime Finish Position – 1 Team Score (times): 1:12:32.2 Team Pos Bib No Name City/State Gend/Age O’all Place Cum. Place Time Cum. Time 1 178...

S.S Hope 5K September 18,2010

S.S Hope 5K S.S Hope 5K Age Group Results September 18, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Jenny Young Lees Summit MO 174 40 7 24:33.8   Unknown Age Place Name...

Soggy WNR

Only the bravest KCTC members drove in torrential rain to Dave and Janes house but WOW was it worth the drive! We always eat well at this WNR and the cookies are the best you will ever have. Jane and Dave met at Wed Night Run many years ago so we take credit for their...

Lou’s Famous Running Class is back in session

The fall new runners class will start at 5:45 pm on Monday, September 20. The tenth and final class will be November 22. The classes start at Garry Gribble’s Running Sports store in the Ward Parkway Shopping Center, between State Line Road and Ward Parkway, and...

Old friends are riding across the US

Many of you know Mary Edwards, Deb Callaway, Nancy Weber  and Margi Sells all long time  members of the Kansas City running community and of KCTC.  The four friends are bicycling across the US (with some great support) and are documenting the journey on a blog with...

Dalton Burner 5K September 12,2010

Dalton Burner Run 5K Dalton Burner Run 5K Age Group Results September 12, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Kaylynn Crowder 70 17 3 23:48.9 2 Rachel Candillo 90 40...

Helen Gold

Bradley Brooker with his mom, Shirley Brooker, and kids after the race.  Bradley and Ron Gold started the race to honor their mothers and to raise money to fight Parkinson’s.  BTW, Derek Tate set a course record in the 5K with a 15:14.

Sounds in Kansas City September 11,2010

MEI Sounds in KC 5K Run MEI Sounds in KC 5K Run Age Group Results September 11, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Jessica Winston Prairie Village KS 449 29 9...

Helen Gold 5k/10k September 11,2010

Helen Gold Run Helen Gold Run Age Group Results September 11, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com 5K Run Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 Kimberly Reed Kansas City MO 5457 22 6 17:59.9...

Wednesday Night Re-Run-derful Evening

Emma (top) beat out some serious competition, twice her age, to win the overall Hula Hoop event. It was a perfect evening for the annual WNR ReRun at the Loose Park Pavilion when old friends and brand new WNRunner’s gathered to celebrate another year of WNR...

Heart of America Marathon Winners

                                                                                                                                                          Northland Runners, Stacey Slover won first in Masters and Steve Fuller won third in his age group at Heart of...

Body Mind & Spirit 5k September 6,2010

Body Mind and Spirt 5K Body Mind and Spirt 5K Age Group Results September 06, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Female 11 to 12 Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Nicole Gardner Kansas City, MO MO 237 11 8 28:20.03 2 andrea Powell...

I-rok 5K September 4,2010

i-Rok 5K i-Rok 5K Age Group Results September 04, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Amy Broadhurst Kansas City MO 512 25 7 21:49.4   Female 9 and under Place...

KCTC’s first e-newsletter

KCTC is sending out an e-newsletter with news of upcoming runs and special offers –  like the Re Run at Loose Park on Sept. 8th and 20% off at all Garry Gribble’s stores all year for KCTC members.  You can view the complete first edition by clicking the...

Dan Werkovitch Impresses WNR Friends

Dan Werkovitch completed a 340 mile endurance race across Missouri in a boat and astounded his KCTC  friends.  Dan endured  miles of wind, heat, bugs and rain and finished in less than 88 hrs.  It wasn’t no mama’s boy float trip. AND THEN he whipped up some...

KCTC helps KCBC

John Anderson and Maggie McCoy were part of the KCTC crew at a  sag stop for the Summer Breeze Bike Ride put on by the Kansas City Bicycle Club last Sunday.

Mud&Muck August 28,2010

Mud & Muck Mud & Muck Age Group Results August 28, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Mud Run Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Danielle Mousley Prairie Village KS 175 27 4 21:05.7 2 Amy...

Celebrity sighting in SMP

One of our favorite running divas, Carolyn Mitchell and daughter Connie were out  in Shawnee Mission Park this weekend.  They’re training for Carolyn’s upcoming 100th marathon in Oct.  Oh, BTW, did we mention that she’s already done the SEVEN...

KCTC volunteers at Harvesters

KCTC volunteers work an assembly line making up packages for the BackSnack program that feeds over 8000 area school children.  The kids take home a backpack filled with food for the weekend, and for many this may be the only food they get.  We got a wonderful response...

Parkville Day’s 5K August 21,2010

Parkville Days 2010 5K Run Parkville Days 2010 5K Run Age Group Results August 21, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female over all Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Heidi Bryant-Englert Kansas City MO 613 35 3...

A Chance for Children 5K August 21,2010

A Chance For Children 2010 A Chance For Children 2010 Age Group Results August 21, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com 5K Run Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 Sarah Stark Lawrence KS...

Mud and Muck is August 28!

Come out and get muddy – very muddy and help raise some money for Harvesters. There’s a MUD PIT to cross and a Mud Slide! Costumes are encouraged & prizes will be awarded in many categories! Spend part of your weekend getting down and dirty. Post race...

RRCA Rep visits WNR

Janice Woolery, the Kansas State representative of the Road Runners Clubs of America, joined the WNR crew at Bob and Anne Cook’s.  Latest on the Cooker’s recovery saga – Bob ran 3 miles at noon Wednesday.  He’s back.

Moonlight 5k St Joe August 6,2010

Moonlight Run 5K Moonlight Run 5K Run Age Group Results August 06, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Shelley Lorek Maryville MO 177 34 11 19:41.8   Female 1...

Donna Murphy Celebrates Birthday

KCTC friends surprised Donna with a birthday and wedding anniversary party and some surprise guests: son Michael, daughter Susan, son-in-law Brian, and children.  Grandsons Max and Teddy took the microphone and wished Grandma a Happy Birthday.  Donna’s husband...

A Divine Run 5K Hardware

KCTC members went home with medals and prizes from the Divine Run in Corporate Woods Saturday. George Macgregor and Thomas Moore placed 1st in their age divisions. Congratulations!

Heartland RaceWalker’s World Class Clinic

The Heartland RaceWalkers have invited Dave McGovern for a World Class Racewalking Clinic, Overland Park, KS Aug 6-8. 2010 Friday: 6:30 Pasta dinner and orientation, Saturday: 9:00-5:00, Sunday: 8:00-4:00 Fee: $175, Registration Closing Date Sunday July 31, 2010 @...

IronHorse Triathlon Relay Results July 24,2010

Ironhorse Triathlon 2010 Ironhorse Triathlon 2010 July 24, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Sprint Relay Female Place Team No Bib No Team/Participant Name Event Rank Time Total Time Pace 1 573 2:39:14.1 573 Georgia Osbon Swim 1 12:47.0...

IronHorse Triathlon July 24,2010

Ironhorse Triathlon 2010 Ironhorse Triathlon 2010 Age Group Results July 24, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Sprint Fitness Overall Female Overall Winners   Overall   ——- Swim ——- T1 ——-...

A Divine Run 5k July 24,2010

A Divine Run 5k Run A Divine Run 5k Run Age Group Results July 24, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Chip Time Gun Time 1 Cindy Cameron Westwood KS 473 45 11 20:07.85...

KC Bike And Foot Chase 5K July 18,2010

  KC Bike and Foot Chase 5K Run Age Group Results July 15, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Meredith Thompson Merriam KS 366 32 8 18:23.6   Female 14 and under...

Wednesday Night Run

It was the hottest, most humid day of the season so far but kctc members stayed  tough and ran from Dan & Tamera Kovacs house. Thanks to Dan and Tamera for a great course and fun evening!

Running of the Dogs 5k July 11,2010

Running of the Dog’s 5K Running of the Dog’s 5K Age Group Results July 11, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Carrie Gabriel Kansas City MO 112 32 3...

Kirk Veach 5K Run July 10,2010

Kirk Veach 5K Run Kirk Veach 5K Run Age Group Results July 10, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Dawn Weir Lawson MO 504 17 14 22:14.2 2 Rachel Hughes 586 23 18...

Run Toto Run 50K Trail run July 10,2010

Run Toto Run 50 K Run Toto Run 50 K Overall Results July 10, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Female Finishers   ——- 15 Mile ——- ——- 50K ——- Total Place Name Bib No Age Gender Rnk...

Run Toto Run 15 Mile Trail July 10,2010

Run Toto Run 15 Mile Run Toto Run 15 Mile Overall Finish List 15 Miles July 10, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Female Finishers Place Name City Bib No Age Gender Time 1 April Gochenour Rose Hill KS 62 31 F 2:41:34.7 2 Tracy Spiess...

Gladstone Kid’s Tri July 10,2010

Gladstone Kids Tri Gladstone Kids Tri Age Group Results July 10, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Tri 6-8 Overall Female Overall Winners   Overall   ——- Swim ——- ——- Bike ——-...

Donny Danner Places at Kirk Veach 5K

KCTC  and Northland Runner member Donny Danner places 2nd overall out of 204 runners at the Kirk Veach Memorial 5K in Lawson, MO. Kirk Veach 5K is an annual event to raise funds for Organ Donation and is part of the Lawson Annual 3 Day Picnic complete with Parade,...

Eudora Horsethief 5K Horseshoes

Dee Boeck, Kathy Johnson and Jane Tompkins show off some real hardware – horseshoes and ceramic mugs were given to Masters Winners at the Eudora 5K Horsethief run July 10.    Kathy Johnson also won a Garmin as the age graded fastest runner in the race.

Thursday Bike & Run

The Thursday Night Leawood Runners have added a bike option to their workout routine. Meet at Leawood City Park at 5:30pm to bike and 6:30pm to run. You will always know who is going to show up by going to their facebook page.  Bring your bike and /or running shoes to...

Psycho Psummer 50K and 15-Mile Trail Run

Kansas City Trail Nerds’ Present: The Mizuno Cabrakan “Psycho Psummer” Run Toto Run 50K & 15-Mile Trail Run Saturday, July 10, 2010 Wyandotte County Lake Park Kansas City, KS All the trail running excitement you can handle. go to ...

Lebo Ks 5K/2k Run July 3,2010

14th Lebo Firecraker Run 14th Lebo Firecraker Run Age Group Results July 03, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com 5K Run Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Michelle Unger San Jose CA 466 41 12 23:00.4...

Cameron Mo 4 Miler July 3,2010

Cameron Run 4 MILE Cameron Run 4 MILE Age Group Results July 03, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Stacey Slover Kansas City MO 732 44 9 27:42.7 2 Melissa Hollon...

Red Rock 5K Mound City July 3,2010

Red Rock Run 5K Red Rock Run 5K Age Group Results July 03, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Female 12 and under Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Megan Richards Mound City MO 346 10 37 33:55.5 2 Juliana Binder Craig MO 305 8 49...

We’re planning the best Brew to Brew yet!

KCTC Board Members Lou Joline and Maggie McCoy (left) met with Dana Wilson, Executive Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to start planning the 2011 Brew to Brew. We’re excited as we head into the17th year of Brew to Brew with the Cystic Fibrosis...

Tuesday Morning Intervals

 Intervals Sessions start at 6am at SM East High School Track every Tuesday.  For this first session, it was a beautiful, cool 68 degree morning and the group got a great workout. Everyone is welcome to join at any time. Coach John Carstens is there early to work out...

Greenwood Freedom 5K Run

Freedom Run Greenwood 5K Freedom Run Greenwood 5K Age Group Results June 26, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Katie Lyday 1276 23 3 23:04.6   Female 1 and...

Barefootin It

Our Trail Meister Ben Holmes has some thoughts on barefoot running…. Barefootin’ It Everybody is talking about the book, “Born to Run.” I found the book to be an interesting read, although it wandered and switched-back like a Wyco trail, at...

Dirty Duo Jr June 26,2010

Dirty Duo Jr Dirty Jr Duo Dirty Duo Jr Dirty Jr Duo Overall Finish List June 26, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Place Name Team Bib No Age Gend Age Group Time 1 Jordan Ehrhart Runnin Rebels 248 0 M 1 0-99 9:12.3 2 Cardon VanOrman The...

Dirty Duo Team June 26,2010

Dirty Duo 2010 Dirty Duo 2010 Overall Finish List June 26, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Clydesdale Place Name Team Bib No Age Gend Age Group Time 1 Will Manis Grave Diggers 41 0 M 1 0-99 37:11.0 2 Brian Streich COWALSKI 39 0 M 2...

Village Shalom Father’s Day 10K June 20,2010

Village Shalom Father’s Day Run 10K Run Village Shalom Father’s Day Run 10K Run Age Group Results June 20, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Heidi...

Village Shalom Father’s Day 5K June 20,2010

Village Shalom Father’s Day Run 5K Run Village Shalom Father’s Day Run 5K Run Age Group Results June 20, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Denise Hodge,...

The Cooker is almost good as new!

The Cooker, aka Bob Cook, long time KC runner and KCTC member is out of the hospital (twice) and recovering after falling off a ladder and breaking 6 ribs. The lesson here is: 1.) hire someone to clean your gutters and 2.) running keeps you in great shape. Bob’s...

Jared Coones 5K October 10,2009

Jared Coones Memorial Pumpkin Run 5K Run Jared Coones Memorial Pumpkin Run 5K Run Age Group Results October 10, 2009 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Over Chip Gun Place Name City Bib No Age all Time Time 1...

Teri Mathis 5k June 19,2010

Teri Mathis Run Teri Mathis 5K Teri Mathis Run Teri Mathis 5K Age Group Results June 17, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Open Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Ajok Deng 278 23 6 20:47.1   Female 12...

Shawnee Park is a great place to run!

Maranatha Academy students enjoy some delicious shade and water after a hot Friday morning run. Students and coaches run in Shawnee Park during the summer to get ready for fall sports like cross country and soccer, or just to stay fit. Do you have a favorite running...

Brush and Floss Everyday!

Barb Schup DDS, holds the coveted Gold Tooth Award given to the KCTC runner with the best dental hygiene habits. Ok, just kidding but Barb really is a dentist. She and husband Mike hosted Wednesday Night Run this week. With a downpour outside, many of us decided to...

Leawood group off and running

There’s a new KCTC sponsored group run in Leawood park on the paved trails at 6:30 pm every Thursday. You can find their Facebook group: KCTC Leawood Thursday Night Runners. You need to be a KCTC member to run with them.

Olathe Running Club Marathon Training starting

Anyone who wants company training for a fall marathon is welcome to join the Olathe Running Club’s distance runs every Saturday morning at 7:00 am.    It’s free.   Runs start on Northgate Street.  Maps and more information are on their web site,...

Dirty Duo June 27,2009

Dirty Duo Final Team Results June 27, 2009 Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Clydesdale Team – 3 r-p racing Finish Position – 1 Team Score (places): 1 Team Score (times): 42:07.3 O’all Cum. Place Bib No Name City Gend Place Place Time...

Festival Fitness 2 Mile Walk Salina Ks June 12,2010

Two Mile Walk Event Two Mile Walk Event Age Group Results June 12, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Tracy Workman Salina KS 1197 38 1 24:54.2   Female 11 and...

Festival Fitness 2 Mile Run Salina Ks June 12,2010

Festival Fitness 2 Mile Run Festival Fitness 2 Mile Run Age Group Results June 12, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Natalie Fischer Salina KS 1298 37 22 14:22.0 2...

Festival Fitness 5 Mile Run Salina Ks June 12,2010

Festival Fitness Five Mile Run Festival Fitness Five Mile Run Age Group Results June 13, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Ashlee Orr Overland Park KS 1367 24 5...

Paint the Pavement 5K June 13,2010

Paint the Pavement 5K Paint the Pavement 5K Age Group Results June 13, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-59 60-69 70-99 Women: 0-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-59...

Nightflight 5K June 11, 2010

Nightflight 5 K Run Nightflight 5 K Run Age Group Results June 09, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0- 0 1-12 13-15 16-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-99 Women: 0- 0 1-12 13-15 16-19 20-24 25-29...

Summer Intro 5K Trail Run

Our Nerd affiliates are putting on a 5K.  A nice way to ease into trail running. 06/19/2010 (Sat) Summer Intro 5K Trail Run Shelter #14, Wyandotte County Lake Park Kansas City, KS 9:00 a.m. Race Director: Ben Holmes, badbendrs@yahoo.com...

Dave Suptic and Ann Kohn at Hospital Hill

Many KCTC members ran this years Hospital Hill on June 5th.  Despite the heat and humidity, Ann described it  “Yet another joyful running moment with my friends, Dave and Patsy …. The best KC run EVER! I believe this was nearly at the end of Hill Numero...

St Joe Parkway 5K Results 2010

St Joe Parkway Run 5K St Joe Parkway Run 5K 5K Run Age Group Results May 29, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0-10 11-14 15-19 20-26 27-33 34-40 41-47 48-54 55-60 61-66 67-72 73-99 Women: 0-10 11-14 15-19 20-26 27-33 34-40 41-47...

St Joe Parkway 15K Results 2010

St Joe Parkway Run 15K Run St Joe Parkway Run 15K 15K Run Age Group Results May 29, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0-10 11-14 15-19 20-26 27-33 34-40 41-47 48-54 55-61 62-99 Women: 0-10 11-14 15-19 20-26 27-33 34-40 41-47 48-54...

North Kansas City 5K Run

North Kansas City 5k North Kansas City 5k Age Group Results May 22, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0- 0 1-14 15-20 21-35 36-50 51-64 65-99 Women: 0- 0 1-14 15-20 21-35 36-50 51-64 65-99 Missing Age Place Name City Bib No Age...

KCTC at BE 1! Cross Country 5K

KCTC helped put on the 2nd annual BE 1! cross country 5K in Swope Park. BE 1! is a way to make a difference in the lives of students in KCMO schools. To BE 1! means choosing to invest in the lives of scholars in the Kansas City, Missouri School District (KCMSD)....

Run for Mercy 5K April 17, 2010

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Psychodelic 5K Trail Run Results 5-16-2010

Psychodelic 5K 5K Trail Run Psychodelic 5K 5K Trail Run Age Group Results May 16, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0-99 Women: 0-99 Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Jill Hanna Overland Park...

Brent Bays Results 5-16-2010

Brent Bays 5K 5K Brent Bays 5K 5K Age Group Results May 16, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0-11 12-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-99 Women: 0-11 12-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-99 Overall Female Overall Winners Place...

Go Project 5K Results 5-15-2010

Go Project 5K 5K Go Project 5K 5K Age Group Results May 15, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0-12 13-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-99 Women: 0-12 13-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39...

$30,000 check to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

KCTC’s secretary and president, Lou Joline and Dave Boone present a check for $30,000 raised by the 2010 Brew to Brew to Dana Wilson of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Over it’s 16 year history, Brew to Brew has raised over $220,000 to help find a cure for...

Spirit Award 2010 Brew to Brew

Photo by our friends at Thomas Photographic. This is an email from the captain of the Warriors – the 2010 Spirit Award winners I would like to take this time to thank every single person who either clapped, ran past us, shook our hand, honked, or just said we...

Truman Run May 8, 2010

Truman Run 2010 5K Truman Run 2010 5K Age Group Results May 08, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time 1 Heidi Bryant – Englert 916 34 12 19:27.1 2 Michelle Andrew...

Truman Run May 8, 2010 Team Results

Truman Run 2010 Truman Run 2010 May 08, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Team – Garry Gribbles Finish Position – 1 Team Score (times): 1:02:43.1 Team Pos Bib No Name City/State Gend/Age O’all Place Cum. Place Time Cum....

Dash and Dine 5K/10K May 7, 2010

Dash & Dine 5K/10K Dash & Dine 5K/10K Age Group Results May 07, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-99 Women: 0-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54...

Kelly Lynn Lutz 2 mile/5K May 2, 2010

Kelly Lynn Lutz 2Mile 5 K Kelly Lynn Lutz 2Mile 5 K Age Group Results May 02, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 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 70-99 Women: 0- 9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-29...

LAKC Run for Justice May 2, 2010

LawDay 5K Run LawDay 5K LawDay 5K Run LawDay 5K Age Group Results May 02, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Overall Female Overall Winners      Place   ...

Race for the Summit 5K May1, 2010

Race for the Summit 2010 5K Run Race for the Summit 2010 5K Run Age Group Results May 01, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0-12 13-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-99 Women: 0-12 13-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-99 Overall...

Heart and Sole Classic May1, 2010

Heart and Sole Classic 2010 Heart and Sole Classic 2010 Age Group Results May 01, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0- 8 9-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-99 Women: 0- 8 9-14 15-19 20-24 25-29...

Dragon Dash 5K April 28, 2010

Dragon Dash 2010 5K Run Dragon Dash 2010 5K Run Age Group Results April 28, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Men: 0- 2 3- 8 9-13 14-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-99 Women: 0- 2 3- 8 9-13 14-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-99...

James O’Rourk Relay

James O’Rourk Triathlon Competitive Relay Athletes April 24, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com Place Team No Bib No Team/Participant Name Event Rank Time Total Time Pace 1 380 1:21:10.6 380 Matt Franco Swim 1 6:04.1 6:04.1 380 John...

Free State Trail Run April 24, 2010

Free State Trail Run Free State Trail Run Overall Results April 24, 2010 RDTS…Questions About Results e-mail runsfar@kc.rr.com   ——- 20 Miles ——- ——- 40 Miles ——- ——- 62 Miles ——- Total...

Broadway Bridge April 18, 2010

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Run for Mercy 10K April 17, 2010

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