32nd Annual Westport St. Patrick's Day Run

Saturday, March 13, 2010


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32nd Annual Westport St. Patrick's Day Run
March 13, 2010 - 10:00 AM
Westport Road & Pennsylvania Avenue


32nd Annual Westport St. Patrick's Day Run

4-mile run and walk in the heart of Westport!

In participation with Bacchus Foundation.

Late Registration & Packet Pick-Up

Friday, March 12, 12:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Saturday, March 13, 7:30 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.

Tizers Building in Westport
4050 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64111

Charities and Fundraising

As an individual, team or volunteer, you can raise funds for Bacchus Foundation. You must be a registered race participant or registered volunteer before you can fundraise. Teams and individuals will receive prizes according to how much money they are able to raise for the charity including airline tickets courtesy of Midwest Airlines! Other prizes include hotel stays, gift certificates and group parties.

Click here to DONATE NOW

In Partnership with Bacchus Foundation
Bacchus Foundation is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization made up of young professionals. Sponsoring and producing several signature events a year, Bacchus raises money for an annually selected beneficiary. This year the beneficiary is The Child Protection Center.
The Child Protection Center is a nationally accredited child advocacy center founded in 1996 to assist children who are victims of abuse in Jackson, Cass and Lafayette counties in Missouri. The mission of the Child Protection Center is to reduce trauma to children and families after a report of child abuse.

Registration Fees

*Online Registration is now CLOSED. Registration is available after March 9 at Packet Pickup. .

Individual Entry
Thru March 12 $25
Race Day March 13 $30
KC Track Club Member - Individual Entry
Thru March 12 $22
KC Sports Commission Member - Individual Entry
Thru March 12 $22
Team Member Competitive or Centipede - Individual Entry
Thru March 12 $22
Race Day March 13 $30
Kids Fun Run (12 & Under) - Individual Entry
Thru March 12 $10
Race Day March 13 $15

A commemorative t-shirt is guaranteed to all PRE-REGISTERED participants.

If you would like to mail in your registration, here is a printable registration form.

To view the course and elevations click here.

Remember, costumes and festive attire are encouraged, so start planning your outfit today! The top 3 most creative costumes win $100, $70 and $30 respectively.

Bacchus Foundation VIP's

For an additional $5, you can sign-up to be a Bacchus Foundation VIP. Anyone 21+ is welcome to join. As a VIP, you will receive a ticket to the Bacchus Foundation after-party at the Foundry at McCoy's, plus the exclusive Bacchus VIP fast packet pick-up line.

To sign up, begin the online registration process. On the first two pages, enter your personal information and select your event entry. On the next page, answer the survey question. Then, on the following page under the heading Extras, input how many tickets you want, click the "add" button and continue to the payment page.

Note: This option is available for online registrations only.

Competitive and Centipede Team

Competitive Team Competition
A Competitive Team consists of 3 or more runners. Prizes will be awarded to the three fastest teams, judged by the low total cumulative time for the first 3 finishers on each team (a "cross country" scoring format).

Centipede Team Competition
A Centipede Team consists of 3 or more attached runners. Think up a theme and make costumes! Cash awards of $100, $70, and $30 will be presented to the three most creative teams. The fastest Centipede will be awarded $60.

Kids Fun Run

All children are invited to participate in the Fun Run at the conclusion of the 4-mile run (about 11:15 A.M.). Participants will receive T-shirts. In addition, all finishers will receive a gift bag. The starting line will be near the Start/Finish of the 4-mile run. Distance varies by age group.


The race cannot go on without volunteers. No experience necessary. Call 816-268-4672 or click here to volunteer. Volunteers receive a St. Pat's commemorative t-shirt, participate in the random drawings, and are welcome at the food tent.

General Information

Splits & Finish Time
Split times will be called at the one, two and three-mile marks. Participants must move to the sidewalk after 90 minutes (11:30 A.M.). This is a chip timed event.

Aid Stations
There will be an aid station at mile 2 and another at the finish.

9:55 A.M. - Wheelchair Start
10:00 A.M. - Runners & Walkers Start
11:15 A.M. (Approx.) - Fun Run for Kids

Parking available in the designated Westport area. Please do not park along race path, vehicle will be towed.

Action Sports Images will be present to record your special moment as you finish.


Awards will be presented at the corner of Westport Road and Pennsylvania Avenue at 11:30 A.M.

Prize Categories:
Top three male and female finishers in each age group
Top Wheelchair Athlete
Fastest overall teams (top 3)
Most creative centipede team (top 3)
Most creative costume

Past Results

2009 Results
2008 Results
2007 Results
2006 Results
2005 Results

Title Sponsor


Participating Westport Sponsors

America's Pub McCoy's Public House
Dark Horse Tavern Pryde's Old Westport
Joe's PIzza Torre's Pizzeria
Kelly's Westport Inn Q Hotel and Spa

Special Thanks To

Anderson Erickson Dairy Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
BJ Productions
C&C Produce

Remember, costumes and festive attire are encouraged, so start planning your outfit today! The top 3 most creative costumes win $100, $70 and $30 respectively.

Internship Program

Looking for an internship?  Apply to be a Sports Commission Intern.  Click here for more information.

Online Registration

Need online registration and fundraising for your event? CLICK HERE to learn more about our free services.