KANSAS CITY MARATHON


 Directions to the race

The race begins on Grand Boulevard, just north of Pershing in Crown Center.

 
 

From the South on I-35:

Exit at Broadway (exit 2U). Turn south (right) on Broadway. Turn east (left) at Pershing Road and continue to Crown Center at Grand Blvd.

From the North on I-29, I-35 & Broadway Bridge:

Follow I-35 South and exit at 20th Street (exit 1D). Turn east (left) on 20th Street. Turn south (right) on Grand and continue to Crown Center at Pershing Road.

From the South on I-35:

Exit at Broadway (exit 2U). Turn south (right) on Broadway. Turn east (left) at Pershing Road and continue to Crown Center at Grand Blvd.

From the South on 71 Highway:

Exit at 22nd Street and go west (left) to Crown Center.

From the East on I-70:

Take I-70 West to Downtown/13th St. (exit 2P). Continue on 13th St. to Grand. Turn south (left) on Grand and continue to Crown Center at Pershing Road.

From the West on I-70:

Take I-70 East to I-670. Exit I-670 on to I-35 South. Exit I-35 South at 20th Street (exit 1D) Turn east (left) on 20th Street. Turn south (right) on Grand and continue to Crown Center at Pershing Road.


road closures

 

This event may create a delay to your normal Saturday morning schedule and your support and patience is appreciated.

Residents along the route will be allowed to cross the road during the race when there are gaps in participants and the police officers deem it safe to do so. The Kansas City Police Department has been contracted to provide appropriate traffic control during the race to allow for safe travel for you as well as the 10,000 participants along the course.

CLICK HERE to view the course map with estimated road closure times. If you have questions on race day, please call (816) 701-9143.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.  Please cheer for the runners and enjoy the race!


parking

use the parking map to park with ease on race day

 

During Packet Pickup and Health & Fitness Expo:

Complimentary parking will be provided courtesy of Union Station

On Race Day:

There are three lots available free of charge for participants and guests. Limited parking is available at the Union Station Visitor Garage for $5 with no time limit on race day and is in close proximity of the finish line.

We recommend arriving early (45-60 minutes) prior to the start of the race at 7 AM.

KC Streetcar:

Ride the KC Streetcar to the start line!

The streetcar will begin running at 5:30 AM on the morning of the race and offers more than 12,000 publicly accessible off-street parking spaces within one block of the streetcar route. Hop on at any stop and ride the streetcar to the Union Station stop, just one block from the start line. Free parking lots are accessible on Saturdays in the River Market, Downtown and in the Crossroads.

Plan for up to a 15 minute trip on the streetcar, as it will make stops when necessary.


HOTEL INFORMATION 

stay with one of our official hotel sponsors

 

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
(816) 474-4400
Located just a couple hundred feet from start/finish area
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The Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center
(816) 841-1000
Located just one block from the start/finish area
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott
(816) 285-4900
Located in the Kansas City Country Club Plaza District (approx. 3.8 miles from the start/finish area)
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