Race Information


SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
Half Marathon | 7:30 A.M.
5K | 8:00 A.M.

ABOUT THE RACE

Rock the Parkway has become the premier half marathon in Kansas City and one of the largest and most popular half marathons in the Midwest! Hosted by Burns & McDonnell since the beginning in 2010, the Rock the Parkway half marathon and 5K offer many features that continue to make it a fan favorite:

  • Amazing route along scenic Ward Parkway that has been voted “Best Race Course in Kansas City”
  • Two-day race expo prior to the event, featuring dozens of vendors
  • One of the largest, coolest half marathon finisher medals you’ll find
  • Free searchable and downloadable high-quality photos
  • Post-event plaza at Burns & McDonnell with great food and beer from some of Kansas City’s favorite restaurants and food vendors
  • Technical shirts for all participants
  • Personalized race bibs
  • A convenient bag drop at the post-event plaza
  • Live music along the course and at the post-event plaza
  • A wave start for the half marathon
  • Prize money for top half marathon finishers
  • VIP pre- and postrace amenities available for sponsors, groups and individuals
  • Mylar blankets for all finishers