Course

*Runners please be attentive to directions and do not just following in the footsteps of other runners.

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MAPS FOR ALL 2016 LEGS

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
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 or west on Railroad Road, turn left on the second Desoto Road, Right on Amnesty Road, Right or West on Lenepe Road and Right or 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 to Main & 4th in Linwood 3.4 miles
Exchange point 6 to point 7:   Leg 7 runners head West on Golden Road.  Before exchange point 7 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 fire station in Linwood.  ALL cars turn North  on 189th St, turn west on Hwy 32, turn south on Linden Lane, turn west on 2nd Street, turn south on Thompson, west on 3rd, south on Ash, and west on 4th Street.
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 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 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

 

2 thoughts on “Course”

    1. Station 6 will be located about 158th and Golden. We will update the course with the correct GPS coordinates soon! :)

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