9th Annual Independence Park Trot 5K Walk/Run CANCELLED

Sat May 2, 2020 Independence, MO US 64055 Directions

5K Walk/Run

8:00AM CDT

Kid's Dash

9:00AM CDT

Due to the extended and elevated State of Emergency issued by the Mayor late yesterday, the 5K Program and the 9th Annual Independence  Park Trot 5K Walk/Run have both been cancelled.  If you purchased a t-shirt, staff is currently working through the process of refunding your money.  If you have any questions, please contact Selena Good by email at sgood@indepmo.org.

Thank you for your understanding,


Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.independenceparktrot.com/.

4501 S Bass Pro Dr.
Independence, MO US 64055

The FREE Independence Park Trot 5K Run/Walk aims to promote increased use and access of the City's parks and trails. The Run/Walk will take place at Waterfall Park in Independence MO. This event is FREE for all. Children 10 and under are eligible to compete in a 25m Kids' Dash, which will begin after the completion of the 5K Run/Walk. Packet pick-up will be available on Friday, May 1st from 3 - 6 p.m. at Bass Pro (18001 Bass Pro Dr.)  or on Saturday, May 2nd from 7 - 7:40 a.m. at the race site. T-shirts can be purchased for $10. You must register by April 29th in order to be chip timed. The event will take place rain or shine and please no pets. We hope families will enjoy the event and want to spend more time visiting the many parks and trails Independence has to offer!

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

Directions to 5K Run/Walk site: From I-70, take the M-291/I-470 exit headed south. Stay in the right lane and take the first exit onto US 40 Hwy. Take a right on US 40 Hwy and head west. Take the first right onto Bass Pro Drive. Take Bass Pro Drive north to the event parking lots located at Bass Pro.

ROUTE: The race start/finish location is between Mardel's and Bass Pro Shop

Packet Pick-up

Packet Pick-up will be available on Friday, May 1st, 3 - 6 p.m. at Bass Pro (18001 Bass Pro Dr, Independence)  or Saturday, May 2nd 7 - 7:40 a.m. at the race site. 


Awards will be given based on time completion of run for the following age groups:

10 - under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 54-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

There will also be an overall Male and Female award given out. 


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