Thanksgiving Day 5K Run & Family Stroll

29th annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Run and Family Stroll presented by Sprint

On Thanksgiving day, join Race Ambassador and Sporting KC Team Captain Matt Besler along with his family, who have participated for the past 8 years.

Date: Thursday, November 22 (Thanksgiving morning)
Start Time: 9 a.m.

Please arrive early on race morning!
Join other families as they participate in the Thanksgiving Day 5K Run & Family Stroll presented by Sprint.

Race Perks:

  • Every participant receives a comfortable long-sleeved tri-blend shirt
  • Each finisher will receive a “finisher’s apron” to help with your holiday celebration
  • Fun run for kids after the finish of the 5K
  • Donuts at the finish line
  • Coffee and hot chocolate from The Roasterie after the race
REGISTRATION
Oct. 1 to
Nov. 19
Packet Pickup &
Race Day
Individual $38 $43
Team (4+), price per person $35 $43
Kids Pricing (12 and under) $20 $25

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2018 Course Map

Refund Policy
NOTE: In order to protect our participants and insure a safe event, each individual participating in this event must be officially registered under his or her own name with accurate personal information.  Failure to do so will void the registration and prohibit participation.  Registration entries and race numbers cannot be transferred to another person under any circumstances or used by registrant in subsequent years.  Registration fees are non-refundable in all cases regardless of inability to participate or event cancellation.  The race director reserves the right to cancel the event because of weather, natural disaster or other unforeseen circumstances which pose a significant danger to the participants.

Strollers Welcome
The Thanksgiving Day 5K Run & Family Stroll presented by Sprint is one of the few road events in Kansas City that will officially allow strollers. For the safety of all participants, all strollers must line up in the back of the starting chute.

Note: No headsets, motorized vehicles, roller blades, bikes or dogs will be allowed on the course.  Protection will be provided at all intersections by the Overland Park, KS police department and/or volunteers.

Awards

The top male and female finishers will receive a new Series 4 Apple Watch.

Packet Pickup & Late Registration

Listed below is the schedule for packet pickup & late registration for the Thanksgiving Day 5K Run & Family Stroll presented by Sprint.

Tuesday, November 20
Time: 4-8 p.m.
Location: Dick’s Sporting Goods, 11801 Nall Avenue, Leawood, KS 66211

Wednesday, November 21
Time: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: Dick’s Sporting Goods, 11801 Nall Avenue, Leawood, KS 66211

Thursday, November 22
Time: 7:30-8:45 a.m.
Location: Sprint Campus, Overland Park, KS
It is strongly recommended you register early to avoid a long line on race day and potentially miss the start of the race.

Results

2017 Race Results
2017 Free Race Photos for Download

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WHO BENEFITS

The Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation

KCSCF_logo_4C3D NO TAG_200The mission of the Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation is to drive Kansas City’s overall sports strategy, to enrich the quality of life, create economic impact and raise visibility for our region. The Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation is a 100% privately funded nonprofit organization.

WIN for KC

BenefitsThe Women’s Intersport Network for Kansas City (WIN for KC) was established in 1994 under the umprella of the Greater Kansas City Sports Commission, with the mission to ignite girls and women through advocating and promoting the lifetime value of sports and fitness, while providing opportunities for participation and leadership development.  WIN is a volunteer, membership-driven organization that operates as a program of the Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation.

The Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation and WIN for KC owns a variety of events:

  • Camp WIN
  • Kansas City’s Big 12 Run
  • Kansas City Kids Marathon presented by Chick-fil-A in partnership with Children’s Mercy
  • Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin
  • KCSC Awards Banquet
  • KCSC Youth Clinic Series powered by KCP&L
  • Reading & Fitness Challenge
  • Thanksgiving Day 5K Run & Family Stroll presented by Sprint
  • WIN for KC Women’s Sports Awards Celebration
  • WIN for KC Women’s Triathlon & Duathlon presented by Garmin