Start on Forest Avenue in the middle of Rockhurst University campus (right outside Van Ackeren Hall). Turn left on 54th Street and head E. Turn left onto Tracy and run between soccer field and back of Massman Hall. Turn right onto 52nd Street (Rockhurst Road). Turn right onto Paseo and head S. Turn right onto 54th Street and head west. Cross Troost Ave. and continue on 54th Street. Turn left on sidewalk path along Brookside Blvd. (NOT the street) and head S. Turn left on 56th Street and head E. Turn left on Holmes and head N. Turn right on 54th Street and head E. Cross Troost for a second time. Turn left on Forest Avenue and head to finish line (start and finish line are exactly the same).
The Hopkins Skip and Run 5K race supports the local non-profit Operation Promise Land in its endeavor to provide an annual college scholarship to an area high school student. A bullet took his life prematurely, but his dream of going to college lives on in the Nelson Hopkins, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. The Race is help on September 21st, 2019 at 1100 Rockhurst Rd. Kansas City, MO 64110.