Race Details

2014 HFTC Metro KC 5K

Sunday, August 24, 2014
Corporate Woods
Overland Park, Kansas

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Donations may also be mailed to:
   Head for the Cure Foundation
   c/o Dae Smith
   2020 Baltimore Suite 201
   Kansas City, MO 64108


Event Details

Whether you're a casual walker, a competitive runner or anything in between, the 12th Annual Head for the Cure 5K — Metro KC is an event you don't want to miss!

This family-friendly event takes place on a flat, self-contained USATF-certified course that winds through beautiful tree-lined Corporate Woods in Overland Park.

Participants can register as individuals or as part of a team honoring someone affected by brain cancer. Please select between the 5K Run or the 5K Walk when registering online.

Individual 5K Entry Fees:
$22– EARLY BIRD SPECIAL through May 27
$25 – May 28 -July 10
$30 - July 11 – August 21
$35 - Late Registration/Race Day

Team/Family* 5K Entry Fees:
$20 – EARLY BIRD SPECIAL through May 27
$23 - May 28 - July 10
$27 - July 11 – August 21
$30 - Late Registration/Race Day

*Per person rate. Team rate applies for teams of three or more.

Kids' Run Entry Fee:
$10 - Now through Race Day

Packet Pick Up

3rd Annual Head for the Cure Expo! Registered participants, teams, volunteers, friends and family are invited to join us on Saturday, August 23rd from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Overland Park Marriott (10800 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210) for our third 5K expo event. We will kick-off the 12th annual 5K event with packet pickup, fun vendors, Head for the Cure merchandise and more!

*Team Packet Pick-Up will be on the same day, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you would like to pick-up your team's packets and shirts, please contact us to have them ready (info@headforthecure.org)

Race day packet pick up is also available on site at Corporate Woods at 7 a.m.

Late registrations will be accepted on Saturday and Sunday morning.

Race Day Parking
Please try to arrive early for the best parking experience. You may enter Corporate Woods from Antioch or College Boulevard and make your way towards Building 40 (9401 Indian Creek Parkway).

Please remember that the course will be closed to traffic once the event is underway, so plan to arrive early to avoid congestion.

Race Day schedule:
7:00 a.m. Late Packet Pick Up and Registration
7:45 a.m. Awards Ceremony
8:00 a.m. Head for the Cure 5K - Metro KC starts (walk starts 5 minutes after run start)
9:15 a.m. Head for the Cure Kids Run (50-yard dash in the grass)

Medals and prizes awarded to the top overall male and female finisher, the top overall Masters (40+) male and female finisher, and to the top three male and female finishers in all age groups. Age groups include:

Under 10