Rock the Parkway

Race Stats

  • Location: Ward Parkway
  • Start time: 7:30am
  • End time: 11am
  • Date: 04-08-2017
  • Beneficiary: Science City
  • Day of event Phone: 816-204-1780`
  • Day of event contact: Troy Fitzgerald
  • Race Director Name: Troy Fitzgerald
  • Race Director Email:troy@kcrunningcompany.com
  • No. of Participants: 5500
  • Race Website:
  • Link to Map:

  • Files and Lenghts


    5k Route
  • Length: 3.1 Miles
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  • Files and Lenghts


    Half Marathon Route
  • Length: 13.1 Miles
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Race Route

Half Marathon: Heading south from 9400 Ward Parkway to left on southbound side of of Wornall. Left to northbound lane of Ward Parkway. Right/east on W 57th Terrace, continuing south on Belleview Ave. Left on W 61st St heading east to Pennsylvania Ave. Left on Pennsylvania Ave, heading north to W 55th St. Right heading east on W 55th St to Wornall. Left on Wornall, heading north to W 51st St. Left on W 51st St, heading west to W 52nd St. South (left) on to W 52nd St to Summit. Stay left on Summit heading south to W 56th St. Right on W 56th St heading west to southbound lane of Ward Pkwy to finish at 9400 Ward Pkwy.

5K: Heading south from 9400 Ward Parkway to left on southbound side of of Wornall. Left to northbound lane of Ward Parkway. North to W 83rd St. Left on W 83rd St heading west to southbound lane of Ward Pkwy. Left on to southbound lane of Ward Pkwy heading south to finish at 9400 Ward Pkwy.

About This Race

Rock the Parkway has become one of the largest and most popular half marathons in the Midwest! Hosted by Burns & McDonnell since its beginning in 2010, the Rock the Parkway half marathon and the 5K have sold out every year.