Solo Race Information

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

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

DESCRIPTION: A point-to-point 44.4 mile solo race from Kansas City, MO to Lawrence, KS.

Cut-off Time:Based upon a 13:38 minutes/mile pace, (to finish very near 5 pm):

 Start 6:00 AM
KC Hardwood 04.3 miles   7:00 AM Cutoff
Copart Auto Auctions 09.5 miles    8:10 AM Cutoff
Edwardsville  14.8 miles     9:20 AM Cutoff
Easy World 17.1 miles     9:50 AM Cutoff T
Loring & Loring 22.1 miles  11:00 AM Cutoff
Tinberg Farm 25.5 miles   11:45 PM Cutoff
Linwood Fire House 30.3 miles  12:50 PM Cutoff
Milleret Farm 34.3 miles  01:45 PM Cutoff
Levee at 254th St. 38.5 miles  04:00 PM Cutoff Time
Finish at Bridge 43.2 miles  05:00 PM

Pacers: Pacers are welcome as long as they are entered and have paid the fee including the $10 gift to Cystic Fibrosis. These pacers can run fragments of the course, and dash ahead to get aid for a solo runner or multi-leg runner. They will be assigned a number, but they must not cross the finish line if they have not completed fairly. You cannot add a pacer after the race fills up.

REGISTRATION PROCESS: Register online here for the solo race only.  If you absolutely cannot register online print the paper registration form here and mail to Kansas City Track Club, 3965 West 83rd St. #234, Prairie Village, KS 66208. Make checks payable to KCTC. (form will be available at a future date)

FEES & DONATIONS TO CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION: This year it will be easy to see how much of your entry is a charitable donation. Every runner will be donating a minimum of $10 to help defeat this dreaded disease. The median life expectancy of someone with the disease is 37 years, but we are working to add more years. The total fee to enter is $30 + $10 = $40 per runner until midnight February 28th. Entry fee will increase to $40 + $10 = $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 caps ($6)

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.

AID-STATIONS: The aid stations will be stocked with food suitable for distance runners: boiled/salted potatoes, GU, salt tablets, bananas,  pnut butter wraps, M&M’s and more.

PACKET PICKUP:

You must specify at which of the two GGRS below you want to pick up your packet when you register.

  • 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 male and female solo plus medals for all finishers. The male and female winners will be judged on their adjusted time. Their names will be engraved on the permanent trophy. If a runner is first to finish, but not first on adjusted time, we will engrave their name on an alternate trophy that we have for this situation: ”first to finish”. The solo race is age and sex adjusted.