Presented by Garmin

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Downtown Kansas City

7 am - full, Half & 10K start
7:30 am - 5K start

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 the most beautiful landmarks - including the World War I Memorial, the Country Club Plaza, the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Waldo, Westport, 18th & Vine and more!

The Kansas City Marathon Presented by Garmin has been named one of Trip Advisor’s “50 U.S. Road Races to Attempt in your Lifetime.” It was 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.” Learn more about our sustainability goals.

participant perks

  • All registered full and half marathon participants will receive a pair of Kansas City Marathon branded goodr sunglasses (valued at $25). 5K and 10K participants will have the option to purchase this commemorative item during online registration only.

  • All runners will receive a Kansas City Marathon branded participant shirt, finisher’s medal, FREE downloadable race photos, FREE food, beer and massages at the Finish Line Festival.

  • Take advantage of exclusive VIP access and perks at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center!


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