When: Saturday, August 25th at 8 am
Location: Penguin Park 4124 NE Vivion Rd, Kansas City, MO 64119
Entry Fee: Age 15 and Under: $15.00
Age 16 and Over: $30.00
Runners need to sign up by August 12th to be guaranteed a T-Shirt. There is no cost for kid-friendly events.
Friday, August 24th from 5-7 pm (Run 816 in Westport)
Saturday, August 25th from 6:30-7:30 am (Penguin Park)
Schedule on August 25th:
6:30 am: Packet Pickup
8 am: 5K Begins
9 am: Children Relay Races Begin
9:30 am: Awards and Raffle Prizes Announced
Starting at 8 am, face painting, and Molly Balloons will be on site for kids and at 9 am relay races will begin. Throughout the entire event, there will be live music provided by Mudflap Mafia.
Interested in sponsoring the Race to Read 5K? View more information.
Weather Cancellation Policy:
The safety of our participants is the most important thing and if any threatening weather conditions are present the day of the event, the event may be delayed or canceled.
View our Weather Cancellation Policy
If you would like to learn more about volunteering to read in a clinic with a child or how to volunteer for this race, please contact Jenny Horsley or call 913-588-2793.
To learn more about Reach Out and Read Kansas City, please visit our website.
Reach Out and Read Kansas City gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.