KC Running Company, Plaza 10K
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The Plaza 10K is part of the Heartland 30K Series. This fun series will challenge you to complete (3) 10K races - Plaza 10K, Great Plains 10K and Dot to Dot 10K. Registration for the Heartland 30K is open, and if you want to compete in this series you must sign up for all three at one time through the Heartland 30K site.

About the Plaza 10K

 

The flat and fast course runs along the banks of Brush Creek and goes through the heart of the Country Club Plaza! The Plaza 10K benefits Saint Luke's Homecare & Hospice. Enjoy live music, great food, a high quality technical shirt and a great finisher's medal after you set a new PR at the Plaza 10K! Participants in the Plaza 10K will enjoy a variety of great food and beverage options provided by Kansas City area restaurants, together with live music, in the post event area just north of Brush Creek at Central Street and Ward Parkway.
 

    Registration    

 

Register online by clicking here. If you would rather register by mail, download a hard copy of the registration form by clicking here and mail it, along with a check made payable to KC Running Company, to KC Running Company 200 E. 135th St., Kansas City, MO 64145.

Plaza 10K Run/Walk                                          
Limited to 5000 Participants                                           

$44 Feb 11 – Feb 24                                             

$49 Feb 25 – April 14                                               

 

$55 April 15 - May 29

$60 May 30- August 4

 

$65 August 5 - September 3

 

$70 September 4 - Packet Pickup                  

 

NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION                         

 

Kid's Run (1-10 years old, participants

receive a finisher's award and shirt):

$10 Feb. 9 - April 14th

$12 April 15th - August 4th

$15 August 5th - PPU 

 

Registration fees are non-refundable.
 

    Race Day Schedule 

The Plaza 10K starts at 7:30 am and is followed by the kids fun run at approximately 9:30 am. Food and beverages will be available in the post-race area beginning at 8 am.

Training Runs

Join us for weekly training runs on the County Club Plaza on Saturday mornings at 7am!  The weekly runs will be marked and supported with a water station along the way.  Each week we will have a different meeting point, will run a different course, and each course will have two options, a shorter option of 3 miles, building up to 6 miles by race weekend, and a longer option of 5-7 miles each week.

Saturday, July 6 - Kaldi's on 47th Street                    Saturday, August 10 - Starbucks on Nichols Road

Saturday, July 13 - Kaldi's on Jefferson St.               Saturday August 17 - Athleta on 47th Street

Saturday, July 20 - Athleta on 47th Street                 Saturday, August 24 - Cheesecake Factory on 47th Street

Saturday, July 27 - lululemon on Broadway              Saturday August 31 - Banana Republic on 47th Street

Saturday, August 3 - Seasons 52 on Ward Pkwy.

    Course map    

 

Registration            Awards          Packet pick up          Travel info

The Plaza 10K course is a flat and fast USATF certified course that runs along the banks of Brush Creek and through the heart of the Country Club Plaza. The race starts at Ward Parkway & Central Street on the Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO (near Zoom Toy Store - 300 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112).

 

 The race will be chip timed using the IPICO electronic timing chip that is to be attached to the participant's shoe laces. Plaza 10K participants will be able to take advantage of two aid stations along the course, at approximately the 2 mile mark and the 4 mile mark, each station offering water and Gatorade. The course will be well marked with mile markers and turn signs. View the course map below. 

    Awards    

 

Registration            Course          Packet pick up          Travel info

All 10K finishers will receive a custom Plaza 10K finisher's medal and age group awards will also be awarded in the 10K to the top overall male and female, the top masters male and female, and the top three male and female finishers (six total) in each of the following age categories:

 

 

         14 & under            35-39                  60 - 64                  

         15-19                      40-44                 65 - 69                              

 

         20-24                      45-49                 70 - 74                     

         25-29                      50-54                 75 - 79                     

 

         30-34                      55-59                   80+

 

         

                             

 

 

 

PRIZE MONEY

 

Top Overall Male and Females       Masters Male and Females 

 

                    1st $400                              1st $200

 

2nd $300                            2nd $100

 

3rd $200                                                    

 

4th $100                                                    

 

Registration            Course           Awards          Travel info

    Packet pick up    

 

THURSDAY (9/5)

From 11 am to 6 pm

Lee's Summit KC Running Company store (1555 NE Douglas St, Lee's Summit, MO)

FRIDAY (9/6)

From 11 am to 6 pm

Martin City KC Running Company store (200 E. 135th St., Kansas City, MO)

 

SATURDAY (9/7)

From 11 am to 4 pm

Location Saint Luke's Hospice House (3516 Summit St., Kansas City, MO)

 

Please Note: There will be no race-day packet pick up.

 Travel    

 

Registration            Course           Awards          Packet pick up

The Plaza 10K is within walking distance of a number of hotels in and around the Country Club Plaza area, Kansas City's most visited shopping and entertainment area. Make a weekend of it and add a night on the Plaza to your event! For more information on the County Club Plaza, go to www.countryclubplaza.com. 

Participants and their guests also have their choice of the following hotels within ½ mile of the race start: