Kansas City Track Club Newsletter
December  2015
New Years Day Fun Run!

January 1st, 10am
A thletic Club of Overland Park
10440 Marty

    The Annual New Years Day Fun Run is back.       Bring the whole family for a relaxed run.

This is free and no registration is required. Donuts, coffee, hot chocolate and more provided inside after you run. Free child care is available with reservation, email davidhboone@aol.com


Half Marathon Training is back for spring training!

Our training group meets on Saturdays at 55th and Brookside at 7am. Jennifer Ristau will coach this session! There is $15 fee for KCTC members. If you are not a member or need to renew, please sign up and then register for the half marathon training.

Run Races, Earn Points and Win!

KCTC is kicking off the first annual Race KC Series.  Competition is open to all KCTC members. Any member of another RRCA club may be a guest KCTC member by paying a $10 entry fee for the series.

Anyone running a "Race KC Series" race at any point in the season and placing in the top five in their age group is recorded as part of the competition.. Standings are updated and published on the Kansas City Track Club website (www.kctrack.org) and Facebook page as the season progresses.  Active KCTC membership must be in place by Nov 1st of the series year to receive final recognition and awards.

Approved races to date are: Westport St Patrick's Day Run, Trolley Run, Mothers Day Run, Hospital Hill Half, Ward Parkway Four on the Fourth, Helen Gold 5K, Kansas City Zoo Run, KC Half Marathon, Cliff Hanger 8K, Gobbler Grind, Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day Run. A complete list of races and rules will be emailed when the remaining races in the list of 20 send their agreement to be a part of the series! 

do it run or
Westport St Patrick's Day Run
Saturday, March 12, 2016

Don't miss out on the 38th running of the Westport St Patrick's Day 4 Miler! An updated, certified course is now available on the Information page, visit here.

www.stpatricksday4milerun.com #Westport #StPattysDayRun
  brew to brew guy

Registration I s Open !
Sunday, April 3, 2016

For team registration, it is easiest to have the Team Captain to register all members under their account. Members can be added separately or all at once.

Brew to Brew is changing!
The start of the course will begin at The Roasterie and end at Abe & Jake's Landing with the after race party. Every runner will receive one free beer at the finish, with more beer available for purchase. 
For more details visit www.brewtobrew.com

#KCTrackClub #BrewToBrew

do it run or

On the second Tuesday evening of the month from January to March, join KCTC at the Kansas City Plaza Library's Large Conference Room for the Running on Solid Ground Series from 6:30 to 7:30PM! A social will follow after each event at Spin Pizza with a 10% discount on food. 

1/12   Kansas City Smoke,  "Training Plans"
2/9    Sarah Farsace,  "Being a Well Rounded Athlete"
3/8     Rebecca McConville MS RD LD, 
        " Recipe for a Record Run"

Kansas City Plaza Library,  4801 Main Street, KCMO, 64112
Spin Pizza,  4950 Main Street,  Kansas City, MO 64112

R unning Gear Needed!
  We are accepting donations for new and gently used running shoes, clothes, and water bottles to help supplement local youth programs in our area. Special needs right now are running tights, long sleeve wicking shirts, jackets, gloves and hats. Drop off at the KCTC office at 208 West 79th St, KCMO 64114. If we are not in the office, leave donations in the back stairwell. Donation receipts are in the tub in the stairwell. 

KCTC Apparel

Check out these awesome jackets and other apparel we have for sale! Order online here.

In This Issue
New Year's Day Run
Half Marathon Training
Race KC Series
Westport St. Patrick's Day Run
Brew to Brew
Running On Solid Ground
Clothing Drive
KCTC Apparel
KCTC Apparel 

We have winter gear ready for everyone! Check out the new caps, coats, arm warmers, and beanies made especially for running this winter!


Night Run

 Join us for a great social get together every week at a different location. We run distances from 3  to 10 miles with a potluck supper to follow.  We'd love for you join us!

12/23  Spin Pizza on the Plaza
12/30  Brian, Marilyn, Clair,
  Daniel, and Cara Lappin

WNR's start at 6:00 PM 
Please bring a side dish!
Weekly Group Runs  
Looking for ways to stay motivated? Want someone to run with but don't want to drive all the way across town? Be sure to visit our  Group Runs page for a listing of weekly runs all across the Metro area! 
Looking for your next race?
As racing season continues, be sure to check out the Kansas City Track Club race calendar for a complete listing of local events! Feel free to submit a race to our calendar as well if you don't see yours listed. Our calendar can be viewed as a list or a monthly calendar so click on whichever view you prefer
Want More KCTC?
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