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Join us for the Inaugural Dream KCK 5K sponsored by Mission Adelante and the Second Wind Foundation! Our organizations serve in Kansas City, Kansas and Honduras, but have many shared goals including celebrating diverse cultures, equipping and empowering people from all places through creating jobs and building relationships, establishing community collaboration, developing leaders, and transforming neighborhoods and the world for Christ. Thank you for participating in our 5K to help us reach our goals!
The course follows historic Central Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas to Wyandotte High School - beginning and ending in Bethany Park. It is a fairly flat course with some hills to make it interesting! Awards will be given to the first three male and female finishers. Strollers and families are welcome! After the run, enjoy some of KCK's finest foods, cuisines, arts and crafts from local businesses as well as the 42nd Annual Central Avenue Betterment Association's Dotteversity Parade. Historically, the parade draws 5,000 people to the area - along with almost 30 floats and 4 marching bands. You can run, have great food, listen to lively music, and meet people from all places - all in one day!
The aid station will have water and Blue Frost Gatorade. There will be two porta potties located at the aid station as well along with an RN on standby for medical help. At the finish line, there will be additional water, apples and bananas.
You will receive $5 off the registration price for yourself and each of your friends and family members by choosing the multi-person option at the bottom of registration. The more the merrier! Kids 10 and under are free. There will be no race day registration.
Your race fees will be split between the Second Wind Foundation and Adelante Thrift. When you check out, there is an opportunity to donate an additional amount to each charity. Thank you for your generosity in helping us reach our goals. If you aren't a fan of running or walking, donations of funds will be greatly appreciated. Just click the donate button - we appreciate all of your help!
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Parking is available at the Bethany Medical Office Building Parking lot. The address is: 45 N 12 St, Kansas City, KS 66102. After parking, proceed to the start of the race located on the south side of Bethany Park on Central Avenue, just west of 11th street.
The race starts and finishes on Central Avenue, in the westbound lane, in front of Bethany Park - heading west on Central in the westbound lane. Follow Central Avenue West and continue North on Westview Dr. Turn right on N. Washington Blvd and head North to Minnesota. Run on the sidewalk on the South side of Minnesota, in front of Wyandotte High School. It is a very wide sidewalk with plenty of room. Then turn South on 22nd Street to Central Avenue. Finally, head East on Central Avenue in the Westbound lane to the finish, in front of Bethany Park.
Packet Pickup will be held at Adelante Thrift on Friday, September 6th between 3 and 6:30PM. The store is located at: 3720 State Avenue Kansas City, KS 66102. If you are unable to make it, you may pick up your packet on race day at Bethany Park between 8 and 8:45AM.
Coach Eladio Valdez, owner of The Runner's Edge of Kansas City has provided two training plans for the 5K. If you're a beginner and this is your first attempt at crossing the finish line, check out the Beginner's schedule. If you'd like to take your training up a notch, follow the Level I plan. Click on the attached document to help you reach your goals!
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1198 Central Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
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