Purple Stride Kansas City 2017

Race Stats

  • Location: Theis Park
  • Length: 5k
  • Start time: 7am
  • End time: 10:30am
  • Date: 05-06-2017
  • Beneficiary: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • Day of event Phone: 310-706-3502
  • Day of event contact: Shanle Vandermeer
  • Race Director Name: Troy Fitzgerald
  • Race Director Email:troy@kcrunningcompany.com
  • No. of Participants: 2300
  • Race Website: www.purplestride.org/kansascity
  • Link to Map:

Race Route

5K Route: Begin on Oak St near 48th St, south on Oak St to Volker Blvd, east Volker Blvd to Paseo Blvd, south on Paseo Blvd to 52nd St, east on 52nd St to the north side of Paseo Blvd, north on Paseo Blvd to the entrance to the Brush Creek Walking Path near Emanuel Cleaver II and Paseo Blvd, east along the path down to the creek then back west along the creek to the finish line in Theis Park.

1 Mile Route: Begin at Pierce St & Locust St, east on Pierce St to Rockhill Rd, south on the west sidewalk of Rockhill Rd, east across Rockhill Road to the entrance to the walking path around Kauffman Legacy Park, counterclockwise around the pond then back west toward Rockhill Rd, north on the east sidewalk of Rockhill Rd, west across Rockhill Rd to Pierce St, west on Pierce St to the finish line.

About This Race

PurpleStride Kansas City is back and better than ever! This year, our 5K run and family-friendly walk will take place on May 6, 2017, and will take participants on a lovely route at Frank A. Theis Park. Register now and join us for a day filled with hope and inspiration to raise funds, awareness and support for pancreatic cancer!