SOLO RUNNER INFORMATION
Fee: $43.00 Race Fee does not include a shirt or meal
Price increases to $53.00 after March 7, 2018
PACKET PICKUP: Packet Pickup will be Saturday April 7th at the Kansas City Track Club Office from Noon to 5 pm at 208 W 79th, KCMO 64114. There is also pick up race morning, Sunday April 8th from 5:30 to 9:30 am, outside the Roasterie at 1204 W 27th Street, Kansas City MO 64108.
PARKING AT THE START: If you need to park your car in KC for the day,
park on the street. The Roasterie parking lots will be locked at 5pm on
Sunday. Just dropping your team member off? There is parking all around the
Roasterie building and across the street from the cafe. If you have a bus or
large vehicle, park on Southwest Boulevard
Bib Numbers: Teams will be given 2 bib numbers for the first and last runners. The
person running Leg 1 should wear a bib number and check in at the start line so
we know your team started the race. The person running the last leg and
crossing the finish line should wear the second bib number so that we can
record your finish.
Chips: Solos will be given one timing chip to wear on the wrist that should be worn throughout the race. Scan the chip at the bullseye at the finish line. Your results will be
LIVE as soon as you cross the finish line at https://results.chronotrack.com/e…/results/event/event-38863
SOLO SUPPORT CREW: Solo runner’s may have a support vehicle.
CUT-OFF TIMES: Based upon a 13:38 minutes/mile pace, to finish very near 4 pm with a 6am start. We will be at the finish line until 5pm.
If you drop out of the race, please give your bib number to the closest volunteer/exchange point. This is important so we know you are safe and not missing.
PACERS: Pacers are welcome, should register as a solo runner and will be assigned a bib number. Pacers 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. Cars may not try to follow or lead a runner. Solos or teams with cars “pacing” them will be disqualified.
EMERGENCY AID: All exchange points will be staffed with a medical professional. Carry a cell phone for emergencies.
EXCHANGE POINT SUPPLIES: Exchange points will have water and Gatorade for all runners. The following food items will be available for solo runners only: boiled/salted potatoes, salt tabs, bananas, peanut butter & jelly, candy, cookies and more. Portable toilets will be available at the start, finish, and at all the aid stations.
AWARDS: 1st Male & 1st Female Solo • All runners will receive a finisher medal at the finish line. Award winners receive ceramic mugs, pint glasses and gift cards. Awards will be distributed at the after party at Abe & Jake’s Landing, 8 E 6th St, Lawrence, KS 66044, as results are determined.
SAFETY: IT IS VITALLY IMPORTANT TO PAY ATTENTION AT ALL TIMES. YOU WILL BE RUNNING ALONGSIDE MOVING TRAFFIC, CROSSING RAILROAD TRACKS AND IN AREAS WITH LOW DRIVER VISIBILITY.
EARBUDS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED. IF YOU CHOOSE TO WEAR THEM, YOU ARE DOING SO AT YOUR OWN RISK AND WE ASK THAT YOU ONLY USE ONE BUD.
I AM RUNNING SOLO, HOW WILL I GET BACK TO THE START? Solo runners should come to Abe and Jakes Landing even if you are not eating, and let the DJ know you need a ride back to the start. The DJ will make an announcement. We have never had a problem finding rides.
CAN YOU ACCOMMODATE DROP BAGS FOR SOLO RUNNERS? You should have no trouble running the race without drop bags. There are snacks and sports drink at each aid station. If you wish to have a drop bag at the finish, leave the bag at packet pickup at the race start and it will be taken to the finish line for you. Look for your bag at the finish line festival food tents.
ARE THERE SHOWER FACILITIES? Take your own towel to the Lawrence Community Building, 115 W 11th Street, Lawrence, KS, 9:30am-5pm, seven blocks from the finish line and Abe and Jakes.
IF THE WEATHER IS BAD, WILL THE RACE BE CANCELED? It will not be canceled. If you feel the conditions are dangerous, drive your car to Lawrence and enjoy the meal. Watch the weather forecast before the race and pack adequate clothing.