KC Track Club 34th Annual Westport St. Patrick's Day Run

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Presents:

34th Annual Westport St. Patrick's Day Run
March 10, 2012 - 10:00 AM
Westport Road & Pennsylvania Avenue

KC Track Club 34th 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 Information

Friday, March 9, 12:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Saturday, March 10, 7:30 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.

New 2012 Location: The Q Hotel + Spa Conference Center
550 Westport Rd | Kansas City, MO

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 their chosen charity!


Registration Fees

Through Dec. 31st
Adult - $20
KC Track Club Member - $18
Team Member - $18
Kids Fun Run - $10

Through Feb. 12th
Adult - $25
KC Track Club Member - $22
Team Member - $22
Kids Fun Run - $10

Through March 7th
Adult - $30
KC Track Club Member - $27
Team Member - $27
Kids Fun Run - $10

Packet Pickup & Late Registration (March 9 & March 10)
Adult - $35
KC Track Club Member - $32
Team Member - $32
Kids Fun Run - $12

*Online Registration closes on March 7 at 11:59pm.

A commemorative green 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.

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.

GOING 4 GOLD

Do you have the luck of the Irish? Register early for the St. Patrick's Day Run and you might win 1 of 4 special, Golden race bibs. One person will be randomly choosen each week leading up to race day so the earlier you register the more chances you have of winning the raffle.

What does a Gold bib get you?

  • 2 free tickets to the VIP tent at the St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 17. Free drinks and food included
  • 2 free tickets to see Company of Thieves live at the Beaumont Club on March 12.
  • Free apparel from the KC Track Club
  • And more!

VOLunteers

The race cannot go on without volunteers. No experience necessary. Call 816-474-4652 ext. 4172 to volunteer or e-mail pgill@sportkc.org. Volunteers receive a St. Pat's commemorative t-shirt, participate in the random drawings, and are welcome at the food tent. Click here to volunteer!

Key Volunteer Dates & Times
Friday, March 9
Late Registration & Packet Pickup: Shift 1 - 11:30pm to 3:30pm.
Late Registration & Packet Pickup: Shift 2 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm.

Saturday, March 10
Late Registration & Packet Pickup: 7:15am to 10:30am
Food & Water @ Finish Line: 9:00am - 12:15pm
Course Monitors: 8:45am to 12:00pm
Midway Water Station: 9:30am to 11:00am

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.

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

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

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

Awards

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

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.

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Past Results

2009 Results
2008 Results
2007 Results
2006 Results
2005 Results

RRCA CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT

Title Sponsor

Sponsors

Participating Westport Sponsors

Kelly's Westport Inn McCoy's Public House & The Foundry
Dark Horse Tavern Pryde's Old Westport
Joe's Pizza Torre's Pizzeria
Westport Flea Market Shine Spa
Westport Cafe & Bar Fidel's Imagery
Broadway Cafe Tivoli Theater

Special Thanks To

Deffenbaugh Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
C&C Produce Farm to Market
Panera Bread Roberts Dairy
Belfonte Beaumont Club

Internship Program

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

Online Registration

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