FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What day is the race?
Thanksgiving Day (Thursday)
What time does the race start?
The race will start at 9:00 am
Where is the race located?
English Landing Park / Platte Landing Park
Starts on S Main near Rush Creek bridge
Finishes at the corner of McAfee and Main
Parkville, MO 64152
What is the distance of the race?
5K (3.1 miles)
Is there an age requirement for the race?
There is no age requirement.
Are walkers allowed?
Yes! We offer a family-friendly 2-mile walk.
PACKET PICK UP / REGISTRATION / RACE DAY
Where is Packet Pickup?
Olde Mill Emporium - located a block west of the English Landing parking lot.
Walk up the hill into the English Landing Center, past the train car, and look for the big water wheel on your left.
When is Packet Pickup?
Packet pickup for pre-registered participants, as well as, late on-site registration will be Wednesday before Thanksgiving from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm and Thanksgiving morning from 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Is there race day registration?
Yes. – Starts at 7:00 am
Is there race day Packet Pickup?
There will be race day packet pickup at the Olde Mill Emporium. It is recommended you arrive early to avoid a long line on race day and potentially miss the start of the race. Packet pickup will open at 7:00 AM on race day.
Can someone else pick up my packet?
If you are unable to pick up your packet you may have someone pickup on your behalf.
Do you mail out packets?
NO, we do not mail out participant packets.
Do you allow refunds?
No refunds are allowed.
RESULTS & AWARDS
Where will the Results be posted and finalized?
All results will be posted on our website and https://www.athlinks.com/event/37619/results/Event/1026670/Results
WHAT ARE THE AGE DIVISIONS?
0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Awards are distributed to Overall Male and Female, Overall Male and Female Masters, and the top 3 Male and Female in each division indicated above. If you place in your age division, please stick around to attend the awards ceremony at the Olde Mille Emporium to claim your award. We also have special door prize drawings for items including Frozen Turkeys and Cornish Hens.
Will there be a post-race awards ceremony?
Yes, awards will be announced at a ceremony around 10:30 AM at the Olde Mille Emporium.
5k Run Overview
The flat and fast certified course runs entirely within English Landing and Platte Landing Parks overlooking the Missouri River. The first mile loop of the course is in the original English park area. You then cover a 2.1 mile loop in the Platte Landing park area.
Do you allow participants to use headphones, phones, iPods, etc.?
Although we do not restrict such devices, we strongly discourage their use for safety reasons. If you make a decision to wear a music-playing device during the race, please keep one headphone out of your ear so that you can hear any on-course instruction from race officials.
I love to run with my dog, may I bring him or her to run with me?
No. We love our pets too, but due to safety concerns, pets are not allowed on the course at any time during the race.
Can I bike, rollerblade, roller skate, skateboard, etc. on the course?
No, we do not allow any “wheels” on the race course for safety reasons, other than approved emergency personnel or race officials.
Can I use a stroller for my small children?
This is a family-friendly event for walkers and families with strollers. Strollers and walkers will be asked to start at the back of the line-up for safety purposes.
For more information, please contact: Race Director (816) 673-1731 or Race Director