Runners be attentive to directions and do not just follow in the footsteps of other runners.
This is not a certified race course. Do not be alarmed if your GPS does not measure exactly with the markers on this race. If there is a variance, it will be marginal and you will still have fun.
LEG 1: Roasterie to KC Hardwood 3.9 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 23rd St. going NW and cross a bridge. After the bridge crossing, go down a staircase. Head toward 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 5.3 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 5.6 miles or Teech-um 5.8 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. If 3A is congested, go to 3B, Parking is limited at Teech-Um. Run on the shoulder and STOP FOR ALL TRAINS. View Map
LEG 4: KC Muffler to 121st & Kaw Dr 2.6 miles, Teech-um to 121st & Kaw Dr 2.5 Miles NOTE! The Six Leg Special skips leg 4.
Exchange point 3A or 3B 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 4.7 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 3.3 miles
LEG 7: 158th and Golden rd to Main & 4th in Linwood 3.4 miles
LEG 8 Main & 4th in Linwood to Milleret Farm 4 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. View Map
Leg 9: Milleret Farm to Alexander and the Levee 5.2 Miles
Excange 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 5.8 miles
FINISH: Lawrence, KS at the Levee Park by 2nd Street. Leg 10 runners go west along the levee into Lawrence. The Levee is closed between 8th and 4th street. Runners will leave the Levee, go north on 8th St, west on Ash St, north St, west on Walnut to 4th where they will get back on the levee to finish at 2nd St.
After Party at Abe & Jakes on the Landing at 6th and Massachusettes.
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: Main & 4th, downtown Linwood, 101 E 4th St. 39.000341, -95.039065
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