2017 MAPS FOR ALL LEGS

This is not a certified course.  Do not be alarmed if your GPS does not agree with the maps.  If there is a variance, it will be marginal and you will still have fun.

Station Exchange Point First Runner Last Runner
Start 6:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
KC Hardwood 1 6:50 a.m. 10:55 a.m.
Copart Auto Auctions 2 7:37 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
KC Muffler & Teech-um 3 8:08 a.m. 12:25 a.m.
121st & Kaw 4 8:27 a.m. 12:55 p.m.
Loring & Loring 5 9:06 a.m. 1:55 p.m.
158th & Golden Rd 6 9:30 a.m. 2:10 p.m.
Linwood Elementary Ball Field 7 10:01 a.m. 2:30 p.m.
Milleret Farm 8 10:30 a.m. 3:15 p.m.*
Levee at 254th Street 9 11:00 a.m. 4:20 p.m.*
Finish at Bridge 11:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.*

*In the final hour there will be 2 or 3 teams or solos running 15-minute miles.

LEG 1:  Roasterie to KC Hardwood 3.7 miles

START to Exchange Point 1: The Roasterie, 1204 West 27th Street, KC MO. Leg 1 Runners will walk to the west side of Boulevard Brewery on SW Boulevard for the start. Then run under the railroad bridge, turn left at 25th St. going NW and cross a bridge.  After the bridge crossing,  go down a staircase to the Kaw River Levee.  Cars will navigate to station One via 14th street off of Kansas Ave and then Argentine St. to at KC Hardwood. View Map

LEG 2: KC Hardwood to Copart is 6.3 miles.

Exchange point 1 to point 2:  KC Hardwood, 1675 Argentine Blvd. KC KS.   Leg 2 runners continue on levee to 32 Highway, go up a spiral staircase, cross over the bridge and get back on the levee.   Continue on the levee to the Turner Diagonal FWY on 32 Hwy and cross the bridge. Go  west on 59th Ln to Exchange point 2 at COPART.  View Map

LEG 3: Copart to KC Muffler 6.1 miles or Teech-um 6.3 miles

Exchange point 2 to point 3A or 3B:    Leg 3 runners leave COPART and continue on 32 Hwy. aka Kaw Dr. to exchange point 3A,  KC Muffler aka Mark’s Muffler Shop or 3B, Teech-um. Please go to your assigned aid station. Run on the shoulder and STOP FOR ALL TRAINS.  View Map

LEG 4:   KC Muffler to 121st & Kaw Dr 2.2 miles,      NOTE! The Six Leg Special skips leg 4.                                        

Exchange point 3 to point 4: Leg 4 runners continue west on Hwy 32 to the intersection of 121st and Kaw Dr. Park on the North side.

LEG 5: 121st & Kaw Dr to Loring & Loring 4.6 miles

Exchange point 4 to point 5: Leg 5 runners and cars continue on Hwy 32 until it turns south and becomes West Front St and then Loring Lane.  Loring Lane turns west and becomes Loring Road.  Station 5 is about .1 mile down Loring Road from the intersection in a parking lot. View Map

LEG 6: Loring & Loring to 158th St & Golden Rd 2.0 miles
Exchange point 5 to point 6 Leg 6 runners and cars head west on Loring Road until they reach 158th Street.  Stay south on 158th Street to Golden Road. Runners continue on Golden Road heading west to the intersection of 158th and Golden Rd.
Cars go south on 158th Street, turn Right/west on Railroad Road, turn left on the second Desoto Road, Right on Amnesty Road, Right/West on Lenepe Road and Right/North on 166th St. At Golden Road cars will go Left or West and continue on the same course with the runners.
LEG 7: 158th and Golden Rd Linwood Elementary Ball Field in Linwood 6.3 miles
Exchange point 6 to point 7:   Leg 7 runners head West on Golden Road.  Before the exchange point is Stranger Creek.  Runners have a choice of crossing Stranger Creek or running north on 189th St and then on Hwy 32 into Linwood. Exchange point will be located at the baseball diamond.  ALL cars turn North  on 189th St, turn west on Hwy 32, turn south on Park, turn west on 4th Street, and then north into the Linwood Elementary Ball Field. DO NOT PARK ON 4TH STREET, pull into the ball field and park.
NOTE: This is the finish of the Six Leg Special. Six Leg Special finishers can drive to Lawrence to the after party at Abe and Jakes Landing. 
LEG 8 Linwood Elementary Ball Field in Linwood to Milleret Farm 3.8 miles 

Exchange point 7 to point 8: Leg 8 runners head west on Golden Road and run to Milleret farm at 230th.   Cars leave Linwood on Hwy 32 and turn south at 230th to meet their runner.   DO NOT drive on Golden Road with the runners.  PLEASE treat the farmyard with respect! View Map

Leg 9: Milleret Farm to Alexander and the Levee 4.2 Miles

Exchange point 8 to point 9:  Leg 9 runners continue west on Golden Road. Turn south on 238th St and then west on Alexander Rd. Cross the railroad tracks to exchange point 9 at the entrance to the Levee  Cars: Leaving Station 8 cars go back to Hwy 32.  View  Map

LEG 10:  Alexander to Levee Park 4.0 miles

FINISH:  Lawrence, KS at the Levee Park by 2nd Street.  Leg 10 runners go west along the levee into Lawrence.

After Party at Abe & Jakes on the Landing at 6th and Massachusetts.

 

EXCHANGE STATION GPS COORDINATES:

Station 1: 1675 Argentine Blvd.       39 04.839 W94 38.907

Station 2: 6211 Kansas Ave            39 05.264 W94 43.308

Station 3A: 10339 Kaw Drive         39 03.730 W94 49.242

Station 3B: 10139 Kaw Drive         39 03.679 W94 48.884

Station 4:  11939 Kaw Drive          39 03.896 W94 51.503

Station 5: Loring Rd & Loring Dr. in a parking lot on Levee 32, 14301 Loring Rd. 39.013973, -94.910018

Station 6:  158th St. & Golden Rd, 12423 158th St. 38.999642, -94.95064

Station 7:  Linwood Elementary Baseball Field, 20001 4th St. 39.000765, -95.043337

Station 8: 230th St & Golden Rd., 23000 Golden Road, 39.000446 -95.112117

Station 9: Alexander Rd & the Levee,  25773 Alexander Rd  38.985868, -95.172388

Station 10: 2nd St and the Levee, 216 Elm St.  38.976843, -95.234807