30th annual AIDS WALK

Race Stats

  • Location: Theis Park
  • Length: 3.5 Miles
  • Start time: 8am
  • End time: 12pm
  • Date: 04-28-2018
  • Beneficiary: AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City
  • Day of event Phone: 816-529-1920
  • Day of event contact: Josh Strodtman
  • Race Director Name: Michael Lintecum
  • Race Director Email:josh@lintecumgroup.com
  • No. of Participants: 1500
  • Race Website: www.aidswalkkansascity.org
  • Link to Map:

Race Route

Walkers head west on Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., through Main
Street, where they will enter Mill Creek Park. Emanuel Cleaver II
Blvd. will be closed from Rockhill Road to JC Nichols Parkway. In
addition, Oak Street will be closed from Volker Boulevard to
Cleaver II.
From Mill Creek Park, Walkers travel east on 43rd Street to
Oak Street, using the south sidewalk.
Walkers continue forward on what has become Rockhill Road, which
curves to the right and becomes southbound, using the north, and then east, sidewalk, to 45th Street. At 45th, the route moves to the
west sidewalk and continues on to Volker Boulevard.
Walkers will proceed forward across Volker, veering slightly to the
right, on the west sidewalk of what has become Cherry Street and
continue south to 52nd Street.
At 52nd, the route turns west, utilizing the north sidewalk, to
Oak Street.
The course turns right on Oak and walkers, on the east sidewalk,
will once again cross Volker and enter Theis Park, just north of
Brush Creek, where the course ends.

About This Race

AIDS WALK Kansas City is the largest HIV/AIDS fundraising event in a 5 state region. Each year, approximately 1,500 hit the streets of KC to show that the fight HIV/AIDS must continue and to raise much needed funds for our local AIDS service organizations. Registration if free but fundraising is encouraged.