Kansas City Track Club Newsletter
October 2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 9:00 am. 

Cliff Drive offers a beautiful wooded route for runners and walkers in distances of both 5K and 8K.Cliff Drive in the Historic Northeast is one of America's designated "Scenic Byways" and was featured in the KC Star as one of 25 Reasons to Love Kansas City. Experience the Historic Northeast with its rich mix of cultures, stately mansions along Gladstone Boulevard including the Kansas City Museum, and its historic neighborhoods.

Breakfast for the runners after the race - extra breakfast (for your fans/supporters) can be purchased during registration.
#KCTrackClub   #CliffHangerRun   #KCTCrunner
Every Year KCTC is Proud of all our Members who take up the call of Volunteer for one of Kansas City's biggest races!    
Aid Stop #2, 19th & Paseo  
October 21st, 6:15am - 9:00am
Won't YOU join us again this year at #RunKCM,
the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin.

Not running this year? Come make some noise with us and cheer on your fellow runners!  
Have family or friends who would like to give back while being there to cheer you on? Share this info with them and have them come be a part of one of the biggest water/aid stations of KCM!!  Here's how:

Click the Volunteer Link below  
Aid Station volunteer registration is a private link. You MUST use the link to officially register to volunteer at KCTC's aid station.
2)   Complete Participant Information
   a.  Under Category, Click Aid Station
 3)   Fill in all necessary Event Questions
   a. Under Aid Station, select: KC Track Club - The Paseo & 19th Street
   b. Complete remaining questions
Make sure to Click Complete Registration (No Payment Due)
You will receive an automatic reply to confirm volunteer registration
Hope to see you there!  
Upcoming Races

Oct 21
Kansas City Half* Marathon
Oct 28
Cliffhanger Run** 5K/8K
Nov 12
Gobbler Grind 5K*
Nov 23

*Denotes a Race KC Series Race
**This race is double points for the Race KC Series

Run Races, Earn Points and Win!
Join us for our second annual Race KC Series! Competition is open to all KCTC members.  
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.
We are continually updating the list of approved races. Please visit  Race KC Series   for the most up-to-date list!

Save the date! Chili Run/Awards Ceremony
December 9th, 2017 - 10am
Location: Wyandotte County Lake Park
James P Davis Hall
9100 Leavenworth Rd, Kansas City, KS 66109
The route is approximately 6 miles around the lake. Feel free to go as short or far as you would like to. Come back and enjoy chili, sides and drinks! Awards will begin shortly after 11:15, time subject to change.
KCTC Max Team
Have you heard about our race team the KCTC Max? Kansas City Track Club Max (KCTC Max), established in 2015, was formed to provide both training and competitive opportunities for our members.  We are an affiliate member of the Road Runners Club of America and USA Track & Field, as well as a 501C (3) non-profit organization.   
If you are a highly passionate runner who is ready to take it to the next level, you will have an opportunity to compete with very motivated runners who are focused on achieving their best.
In This Issue
Cliffhanger Run
KCTC KCM Aid Station
Upcoming Races
Race KC Series
Membership Benefits
Weekly Group Runs
Night Run
Join KCTC 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!

10/4-Waldo Pizza  
10/11-Ann Asel
10/18-Mary & Doug Edwards

Contact Maggie if you would like to host a WNR for one of the open dates!

Check our Website for more details and/or follow our   
WNR Facebook Page 

WNRs start at 6:00 PM 
Please bring a
side dish to share!
KCTC Membership
Are you a member of the Kansas City Track Club yet? If not, you're missing out! Here are some great benefits to being a member of KCTC!

Email newsletters and race announcements
Free group runs
Free entry to Running on Solid Ground winter lecture series
Free fun runs and social events
15% everyday discount at all Garry Gribbles Running Sports Stores
15% everyday discount at The Running Well Store.
20% everyday discount at Westport Run 816 
10% everyday discount at Cycle City Bike and Running Company in Parkville
15% discount for Runner's Edge Programs (New Runner's Edge Member Only).
Contact Coach Valdez  for additional information including the discount code.
A free bonus item when you register for the Westport St Patricks Day Run
Aixois Bistro at 55th & Brookside is offering KCTC members on Saturday mornings: a $6.00 (after tax) breakfast plate of: One soft boil egg, fingerling potatoes, toast, spinach 
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?
Join the club at www.kctrack.org .

We have a
NEW Membership Registration Link ! where you can sign up, renew &/or check the status of your membership in one spot!
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