8am – 5K Start 9am – 8K Start
All runners will receive a 2015 Cliff Hanger Shirt, a finisher medal, and Breakfast after the race!
Registration Through October 1st $25.00 Team (per runner) $23.00
Oct 2nd through Oct 30th $30.00 Team (per runner) $28.00
At Packet Pick up & Race day $35.00 Team (per runner) $33.00
Kids 12 and under $10.00
Youth Program Sponsorship $25.00
Kansas City Track Club’s Cliff Hanger Run provides free entries, running shoes and incentives to kids who would otherwise not have a running opportunity. Each youth runner completes a 6 week training program leading up to Cliff Hanger Run and race day is their celebration. The youth runner you sponsor receives a race shirt, medal, goodie bag and breakfast on race day, and you receive a Cliff Hanger Hat. Youth Program Sponsorship
We highly encourage everyone to register online since this saves KCTC time and money for data input.
The Kansas City Track Club is now offering a virtual race option. No matter what comes up, a family emergency, a change in work schedule, or a stuffy nose, you don’t have to worry about forfeiting your registration fee, shirt and finishers medal. Click here for more details.
Packet Pick Up
Saturday, October 31st : 12pm – 5pm
Garry Gribbles Running Sports
Ward Parkway Shopping Center, 87th and State Line Map
Sunday, November 1rd : 7:00am before the race.
Kansas City University of Medicine & BioSciences, 1750 E Independence Ave Kansas City, MO 64106 Map
Start and Finish
The start/finish will be at Cliff Drive and Highland Avenue, just inside the park gate.
Parking is available at Kansas City University of Medicine & BioSciences, 1750 E Independence Ave Kansas City, MO 64119 Map
Participants may park in any parking lot except those blocked off by race organizers.
Post Race Events
The post race free pancake and egg breakfast is at Kansas City University of Medicine & BioSciences in the Quad, Student Cafeteria. Friends and Family members can purchase additional meal tickets for $6. Map
Awards will be given for both races. The 8am and 9am races will be timed and awarded separately. The 5K and 8K are a part of The Kansas City Track Club Race Series. Only the 8K is a part of the MARA Grand Prix. In both races, awards will go to the top three male and female finishers and to top three in age groups 14 – 19, through 80+. There are special kids award categories for under 14. There will also be awards for first place male, female, co-ed and largest teams. Teams can be as large as you like and the three fastest times per team will be counted.
For your safety we do not allow dogs, headphones, skateboards, inline skates or bicycles.
Strollers must walk, remain at the back of the back.
Get your friends together and form a team. Teams can be as large as you like and the three fastest times per team will be counted.
Categories: male, female, co-ed and largest team. Receive $2.00 off per runner when you sign up as a team. Register Now
Both the 8K and 5K will be bib chip timed.
Driving Directions to KCUMB Campus
From the north: I-29/I-35 south Over the Christopher Bond Bridge Take first left exit to the Paseo Blvd. Turn left on Independence Ave. (24 Hwy) Turn left on Woodland
From the east: I-70 west Take exit 3A (the Paseo exit—north) Turn right and go eight blocks (to the seventh stop light) Turn right on Independence Ave. (24 Hwy) Turn left onto Woodland
From the west: I-70 east Take exit 2H (24 Hwy East) Turn right onto Independence Ave. (24 Hwy) Take Independence Ave. to fourth stop light Turn left onto Woodland
From the southwest: I-35 north or I-670 east Take I-70 east Move to the left lane immediately Take 2N exit which is I-35 north Take 2H exit which is Admiral Blvd. Turn right on Admiral Blvd. Turn left onto Woodland