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KC Marathon to light up Downtown streets
It’s baaack! The Garmin Kansas City Marathon returns to the heart of Kansas City this Saturday.
Full and half marathon races will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday outside of the Nelson-Akins Museum before turning north for a run towards greater Downtown KC. Click here to review the course map. Vehicular traffic will be disrupted by the annual event.
Don’t miss your chance to participate in Kansas City’s largest and most exciting annual race event that takes runners on a tour through the coolest neighborhoods and past beautiful landmarks, including the World War I Museum & Memorial, Penn Valley Park, the Crossroads Arts District, the Power & Light District, Garment District, East Crossroads, 18th & Vine, Midtown, Westport, the Country Club Plaza, and more!
The KC Marathon has been recognized by RaceRaves, the leading online race finder and community review site for runners, as the “Best Marathon in Missouri.” Finally, it was rated one of the top 20 Marathons on BibRave.com thus qualifying for “The BibRave 100: a Definitive List of the Best Races in America.” Click here to discover more information.