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Rock Island Trail Half Marathon and 5K

Sat July 27, 2024 Pleasant Hill, MO 64080 US Directions


Rock Island Trail Half Marathon

$45 7:30AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT Price increases after June 23, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

Rock Island Trail 5K

$32 7:45AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT Price increases after June 23, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT


308 W. Commercial St.
Pleasant Hill, MO US 64080


Join us for this third annual event on the Rock Island Trail on July 27! Starting from Pleasant Hill, MO, the race features an out and back half marathon and 5K course to the southeast on the Rock Island Spur of the Katy Trail. There will be hydration stations and mile markers along the course and all participants will receive a custom finishers medal and can purchase a race shirt for an additional fee. The number of registrants will be limited for this event and we ask all half marathon participants to finish in no longer than 3 hours.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Packet pickup

Packet pickup will be on Friday, July 26 from 2pm - 6pm at the Running Well Store st 418 SE 291 Highway in Lee’s Summit, MO. Packets can also be picked up on race day at the race site from 7:00-7:30am.


Top male, female and top masters male and female finishers in each event will receive awards, together with the top three males and females in each of the following age groups:

19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.

Race Course

The 5K course map can be found HERE.

The Half Marathon course map can be found HERE

Race Day Parking

There is quite a bit of parking at the Cass County Fairgrounds, adjacent to the start/finish line, as well as in community parking lots in downtown Pleasant Hill, within a couple of blocks of the start/finish.

Course Logistics

There will be a water station at the 5K turnaround and there will be water and Gatorade at the 3 mile/10mile, 5 mile/8 mile and the half marathon turnaround.  There will be porta potties at the start/finish and at the 5 mile/8 mile water station.  There will be Gu energy gels at all water stations other than the 5K turnaround.


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