Kansas City's Favorite Race Series
Spread out across 2016, the Sweet 16 race series features four of the largest 4 Mile events in the Midwest: the Westport St Patrick’s Day Run, CCVI Trolley Run, Ward Parkway Four on the 4th, and the Kansas City Zoo Run. The Sweet 16 encourages participants to commit to and maintain an active lifestyle throughout the year, while giving them the opportunity to experience some of the best races in the city and contribute to four great, charitable organizations. In addition to saving money on the entry fee for each race, all Series participants will receive an awesome finisher prize for completing the entire Series!
Saturday, March 12 - Enjoy the melodious sound of bagpipes, crisp morning air, and companionship of 4,000 countrymen clad in green as you journey through the rolling hills of Westport! This 4 Mile shindy is entering its 39th year. With finisher medals, long sleeve tech shirts, and great food/drink specials, you’ll see that it only gets better with time!
Sunday, April 24 - A Kansas City tradition for 28 years, the CCVI Trolley Run kicks off the road race season each April with a beautiful race down the Trolley Trail and concludes with a huge after party on the Country Club Plaza! Trolley Run is organized by the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired, and is CCVI’s largest annual fundraiser which raises much needed dollars for programming at the center.
Monday, July 4 - Throw on that red, white, and blue, this 4th of July and join us for Uncle Sam’s favorite race – Four on the 4th! We’ll be running/walking 4 beautiful miles of America along Ward Parkway as we celebrate Independence Day! Participants receive great tech shirts, festive giveaways, patriotic snacks, and finisher medals as bold and charming as the American dream!
Saturday, September 24 - Join us for the 13th Annual Kansas City Zoo Run, “Run for the Gorillas”! The 4 Mile Run is a timed, waved race winding throughout the Kansas City Zoo! Scenic pathways provide a beautiful, fun, unique race course. Each year, a difference species is featured, along with cute animal shaped medals and age group awards, great food, expo and music at a post-race party.