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Kansas City’s Big 12 Run
12K | 5K | 1 Mile


Kick off March basketball by participating in Kansas City’s Big 12 Run. The course begins and ends in the heart of downtown Kansas City.  Choose from the 1 mile, 5K, or 12K distance. Runners of all experience levels are encouraged to participate in this family-friendly event. Strollers are welcome for the 1 mile and 5K race. All participants in the 12K or 5K who cross the finish line will receive a finisher’s medal.

Celebrate college basketball and wear your team’s colors for this fun running event!

REFUND POLICY:
In order to protect our participants and insure a safe event, each individual participating in this event must be officially registered under his or her own name with accurate personal information.  Failure to do so will void the registration and prohibit participation.  Registration entries and race numbers cannot be transferred to another person under any circumstances or used by registrant in subsequent years.  Registration fees are non-refundable in all cases regardless of inability to participate or event cancellation.  The race director reserves the right to cancel the event because of weather, natural disaster or other unforeseen circumstances which pose a significant danger to the participants.

The race will go on regardless of weather conditions.  However, if it is determined that it is unsafe to walk/run, the race director reserves the right to cancel the event.


Registration fees

12K Closed

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5K Closed

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1 Mile Closed

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5K + 1 Mile Closed

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12K + 1 Mile Closed

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Virtual 12K Closed

  1. $50.00
    Nov 9 - Mar 15

Virtual 5K Closed

  1. $35.00
    Nov 9 - Mar 15

Packet Pickup

Friday, March 15
11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108

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Saturday, March 16
6:30 - 7:45 a.m.
KC Sports Commission Tent, 13th and Grand

Race Day Info

Saturday, March 16

8 a.m. – 1 mile Start
8:30 a.m. – 5K and 12K Start


COURSE
The course begins and ends in the heart of downtown Kansas City.  Choose from the 1 mile, 5K, or 12K distance. Runners of all experience levels are encouraged to participate in this family-friendly event. Strollers are welcome for the 1 mile and 5K race. Celebrate college basketball and wear your team’s colors for this fun running event!

Course Map


PARKING
Complimentary parking will be offeredto all participants of the Big 12 Run at two parking garages along 11th Street. The first garage entrance is located at 1120 Oak Street. NOTE: This garage is located on the race route. Participants may not be able to leave until the race is completed.The second garage entrance is located at 11th Street at the corner of Cherry. Both of these garages will be free of charge for all participants. The Kansas City Sports Commission is not responsible for fees charged at other parking locations. 

Parking Map


KC Streetcar
Avoid traffic on race day and ride the KC Streetcar to the start/finish line.Free surface lots are located at 7th and Main (limited space available).The streetcar begins at 7 a.m. Take the streetcar to the Metro Center stop (12th & Main) and walk 2 blocks east on 12th Street to the start line. 

KC Streetcar Map

Awards

Prizes will be awarded to the following:

12K
Overall Male and Female First Place: $1,000 Phillips 66 Gas Card, two tickets to the Championship game Saturday night.
Overall Male and Female Second Place: $500 Phillips 66 Gas Card

5K
Overall Male and Female First Place: $750 Phillips 66 Gas Card, two tickets to the Championship game Saturday night.

1 Mile
Overall Male and Female First Place: $300
Overall Male and Female Second Place: $150
Overall Male and Female Third Place: $50

Male and Female Age Group Award Categories:
17 &under, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 &over.


Results & Photos

All Results will be finalized on Wednesday, March 20. This is to ensure accurate information and placement for all participants. Overall event winners in each race category are excluded from age group awards.

2018 Photos: https://www.sportsphotos.com/event/156

Past Results:

2018 1 Mile
2018 5K
2018 12K
2018 1 Mile + 5K Combo
2018 1 Mile + 12K Combo
2017 5K
2017 12k
2016 5K
2016 12K
2015 5K
2015 12K
2014
2013

Sponsors

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Contact Information

Event Location

12th and Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO, USA

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