Race Day Schedule

8:00 - 8:45am   Runners Mass
7:30 – 8:30am   Packet Pick-up in school gym
8:30 – 8:50am   Pre-race stretching and line up
9:00am   5K start
9:00am   1 mile fun run/walk start
9:30am   Breakfast
10:30am   Awards ceremony

 

Location

Cure’ of Ars Catholic Church & School
9401 Mission Road
Leawood, KS 66206

Start

Both the 5k and 1-mile courses begin at the North exit of the Cure’ of Ars parking lot. 5k participants should line up in the exit lanes closest to the starting line near Mission Road in waves according to the expected finish time. Walkers and strollers will be in the last wave. One-mile participants should line up East of the 5k waves behind the 1-mile sign. After all 5k participants have started, 1-mile participants may proceed to the starting line.

The 5K is scheduled to begin at 9:00am, however the race officially begins when the race director announces the start.  The 1-mile fun run/walk will begin 10 minutes after the 5K start.

Course

The 5k loop course heads North on Mission Road, turns East onto 89th Street and winds through the streets of Old Leawood to finish back in the Cure’ of Ars parking lot.

The 1-mile out and back course heads North on Mission Road, turns East onto 93rd Street, makes a turn-around at Ensley Lane and finishes in the Cure’ parking lot.  

Obey all instructions from police officers and race volunteers. The courses will be marked, and course monitors will direct traffic at critical intersections.

Most streets will not be closed to traffic. Watch for traffic at intersections and in and out of driveways. Please be cautious of any construction on the course.

Water will be available at approximately the 1.5 mile point of the 5k, the half-way point of the 1-mile, and the finish.

PLEASE REFER TO THE ATTACHED COURSE MAP.

 

Parking

Please consider walking to the event if possible. Parking is available at the North end of the Ranchmart Shopping Center parking lot, located South of Cure’ of Ars. No parking will be available in the Cure’ of Ars parking lot.

Post Race Events and Awards

Music will be played at the northeast end of the Cure’ of Ars parking lot. The post-race breakfast will start at 9:30 on the northeast corner of the school. The Awards Ceremony and Runners Prizes will start at approximately 10:30 also on the northeast corner of the property.  There will be prizes for males and females in various age groups.

Weather

Rain or Shine. No refunds will be given.

Safety

First aid is available throughout the event at the tent located near the finish line at the Northeast end of the Cure’ parking lot. If you need assistance on the course, please contact an event volunteer.

No pets, bicycles, skateboards or scooters will be allowed on the course or at any race day activities.

ONLY THE 5K PARTICIPANTS WILL BE TIMED.  IF YOU ARE REGISTERED TO BE TIMED IN THE 5K PLEASE WEAR YOUR BIB AND TIMING CHIP & RETURN IT AT THE FINISH LINE.

ALL PARTICIPANTS SHOULD WEAR THEIR BIB NUMBERS.

Email us with any questions.