Kansas City Marathon Presented by Garmin

Race Stats

  • Location: Downtown, Midtown, Plaza, Brookside, Waldo
  • Length: 26.2
  • Start time: 7am
  • End time: 1:30pm
  • Date: 10-19-2019
  • Beneficiary: Kansas City Sports Foundation
  • Day of event Phone: 816-701-9143
  • Day of event contact: Josh Zabel
  • Race Director Name: Dave Borchardt
  • Race Director Email:dborchardt@sportkc.org
  • No. of Participants: 10000
  • Race Website: www.kcmarathon.org
  • Link to Map: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2052924199

Race Route

Full Marathon
• Start on Grand Blvd south of 22nd street and head north to 9th street
• East on 9th street to Locust
• South on Locust to 11th street
• West on 11th street to Oak
• South on Oak to 18th street
• East on 18th street to The Paseo
• North on The Paseo (SB lane) to Truman
• East on Truman to Woodland
• South on Woodland to 18th street
• West on 18th street to The Paseo
• South on the Paseo (SB lane) to Armour
• West on Armour to Harrison Blvd.
• South on Harrison Blvd, continuing on to Harrison Pkwy to Gillham Rd
• South on Gillham Rd to Emanuel Cleaver
• West on Emanuel Cleaver (EB lane) to Oak – Split from Half Marathon
• South on Oak to Volker
• East on Volker (north side of EB lane), continuing on to Swope Pkwy to turn around at Euclid
• West on Swope Pkwy (south side of EB lane), continuing on to Volker (south side of EB lane) to Oak
• South on Oak to 54th street
• West on 54th street to Main
• North on Main to 52nd street
• West on 52nd street to Baltimore
• North on Baltimore to 51st street
• West on 51st street to Wornall
• South on Wornall to 56th street
• West on 56th street to Ward Pkwy
• South on Ward Pkwy (east side of NB lane) to 70th street
• East on 70th street to Oak
• South on Oak to 70th street
• East on 70th street to Holmes
• South on Holmes to 75th street
• West on 75th street to Ward Parkway
• North on Ward Pkwy (west side of NB lane) to Sunset
• North on Sunset to Ward Pkwy
• East on Ward Pkwy to Oak
• North on Oak to Emanuel Cleaver
• West on Emanuel Cleaver to JC Nichols
• North on JC Nichols, continuing on to Broadway to 42nd street
• West on 42nd street to Pennsylvania
• North on Pennsylvania to Westport Rd
• East on Westport Rd to Main
• North on Main to 38th street
• West on 38th street to Broadway
• North on Broadway to Armour
• East on Armour to Main
• North on Main to the finish at Pershing

Half Marathon
• Start on Grand Blvd south of 22nd street and head north to 9th street
• East on 9th street to Locust
• South on Locust to 11th street
• West on 11th street to Oak
• South on Oak to 18th street
• East on 18th street to The Paseo
• North on The Paseo (SB lane) to Truman
• East on Truman to Woodland
• South on Woodland to 18th street
• West on 18th street to The Paseo
• South on the Paseo (SB lane) to Armour
• West on Armour to Harrison Blvd.
• South on Harrison Blvd, continuing on to Harrison Pkwy to Gillham Rd
• South on Gillham Rd to Emanuel Cleaver
• West on Emanuel Cleaver (EB lane), continuing on to 47th street to turn around at Summit - Split from Full
• East on 47th street (WB lane) to JC Nichols
• North on JC Nichols, continuing on to Broadway to 42nd street
• West on 42nd street to Pennsylvania
• North on Pennsylvania to Westport Rd
• East on Westport Rd to Main
• North on Main to 38th street
• West on 38th street to Broadway
• North on Broadway to Armour
• East on Armour to Main
• North on Main to the finish at Pershing


10K
• Start on Grand Blvd south of 22nd street and head north to 9th street
• East on 9th street to Locust
• South on Locust to 11th street
• West on 11th street to Oak
• South on Oak to 18th street
• East on 18th street to The Paseo
• North on The Paseo (SB lane) to Truman
• East on Truman to Woodland
• South on Woodland to 18th street
• West on 18th street to The Paseo
• South on the Paseo (SB lane) to 27th street
• West on 27th street to Main
• North on Main to the finish at Pershing

5K
• Start on Grand Blvd south of 22nd street and head north to 18th street
• West on 18th street to Walnut
• North on Walnut to Truman (WB Lanes)
• East on Truman to Grand
• South on Grand to 18th street
• East on 18th street to Oak
• South on Oak, continuing on to Gillham to 26th street
• East on 26h street to Holmes
• South on Holmes to 27th street
• West on 27th street to Main
• North on Main to the finish at Pershing

About This Race

This is Kansas City’s largest and most exciting annual race event!! The route takes runners on a tour of the city’s most beautiful landmarks and cool neighborhoods, including the National World War I Museum & Memorial, the Country Club Plaza, the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Waldo, Westport, the Jazz District at 18th & Vine and more.