Solo Race Information

The Solo race will be held on Sunday April 12th, 2015

START: Solo Runners start at Boulevard Brewery at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday.

IT IS VITALLY IMPORTANT TO PAY ATTENTION AT ALL TIMES.  YOU WILL BE RUNNING ALONGSIDE FAST MOVING TRAFFIC, CROSSING RAILROAD TRACKS, AND RUN IN SOME AREAS WITH LOW DRIVER VISIBILITY, THEREFORE, HEADPHONES WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.

DESCRIPTION: A point-to-point 43.4 mile solo race from Kansas City, MO to Lawrence, KS.

Legs B Arrive at   First Runner Last Runner
LEG 1: Start at Blvd Brewery 3.9 KC Hardwood Moderate 6:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
LEG 2: KC Hardwood 5.3 Copart Auto Moderate 6:50 a.m. 10:25 a.m.
LEG 3: Copart Auto Auctions 5.7 Teechum Easy 7:37 a.m. 11:10 a.m.
LEG 4: A:KC Muffler or B:Teechum 2.5 Mark’s Barber Shop Easy 8:08 a.m. 11:55 a.m.
LEG 5: Mark’s Barber Shop 4.8 Loring & Loring Easy 8:27 a.m. 12:25 p.m.
LEG 6: Loring & Lorning 5.2 Hair Salon Moderate/Hard 9:06 a.m. 1:25 p.m.
LEG 7: Hog or Hair 3.9 Linwood Fire House Moderate 9:30 a.m. 1:40 p.m.
LEG 8: Linwood Fire House 4 Milleret Farm Hard 10:01 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
LEG 9: Milleret Farm 4 Levee at 254th Street Hard 10:30 a.m. 2:45 p.m.*
LEG 10: Levee 5 Finish at Bridge Moderate 11:00 a.m. 3:50 p.m.*
  44.3     11:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.*

Paper registration 

PACERS: Pacers are welcome and will be assigned a bib number.  They may run the entire course or parts of it, but should not cross the finish line if they have not completed the entire course.  Pacers are required to pay the full registration fee including the $10 gift to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and cannot be added once the cap is reached.

REGISTRATION PROCESS: Online registration for the SOLO RACE ONLY can be found here.  Paper registration forms may be printed and mailed to: Kansas City Track Club, 208 West 79th St, Kansas City, MO 64113. Make checks payable to KCTC.

FEES & DONATIONS TO CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION: The median life expectancy for someone with Cystic Fibrosis is 37 years.  Ten dollars of each runner’s registration  will be donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in an effort to fight this disease.   Registration will be $40 through midnight February 28th and go to $50 per runner March 1st.

FOOD & APPAREL:

  • Food and beverage -beer or soft drinks. Food will be a lentil soup for a vegetarian option and Gumbo for meat option ($13.00)
  • Short sleeve tech tees $10
  • Long sleeve tech shirts $12
  • Brew to Brew red vest $15
  • Brew to Brew jacket $35
  • Brew to Brew caps $5
  • Brew to Brew socks $3

Please order everything you need when you register. If you forgot to buy shirts or meal tickets you can do it on-line- click here or at packet pickup or on race day while supply lasts.

AID-STATIONS: The aid stations will be stocked with boiled/salted potatoes, salt tabs, bananas, peanut butter, candy, and more.  You are not required to use the foods offered, but they will be available.

SOLO SUPPORT CREW:  Solo runner’s may have a support crew.  They must abide by all traffic rules along the course.

EMERGENCY AID:  All aid stations will be staffed with a trained medical professional.  It is also permissible to carry a cell phone for emergencies, however; the rural areas that are a part of the course may drain battery life quickly or have difficulty reaching a signal.

PACKET PICKUP: 

PLEASE SPECIFY THE GGRS LOCATION WHERE YOU WILL BE PICKING UP YOUR PACKET.

  • Garry Gribble Running Sports, Ward Parkway Shopping Ctr., State Line Rd. and 85th St., Saturday April 11th, Noon until 5pm.
  • Garry Gribble’s Running Sports, 839 Massachusetts St, Lawrence KS, Saturday April 11th, Noon until 5pm .

AWARDS: First female and male receive a finishers medal and an award mug.