2019 Pilgrim Run 5K!
The Pilgrim Run 5K starts at 9:00 a.m. just north of the Pilgrim Chapel which is located at 38th and northbound Gillham Road in midtown Kansas City, MO. Participants will start southbound and travel through Hyde Park, Gillham Park, and the historic Hyde Park neighborhood. The run is gradually downhill for the first half mile, gradually uphill for the next mile, and then flat until the downhill finish.
The Pilgrim Run 5K course is certified by the USATF and all runners and walkers will receive a bib with an embedded timing chip in their race packet.
Coffee, snacks, and water will be available at the finish line for all participants in the Pilgrim 5K Run and Walk and the Cornerstones of Care Children’s Dash.
The Cornerstones of Care Children’s Dash will start just north of the 5K finish line at the conclusion of the 5K run and walk. That will be about 10:15 am.
Registration is available online, by mail, and in person. Click the “Register Now!” button above to register online, download a registration form here and mail it with a check to the address listed, or visit us at Packet Pick-up or on Race Day to register in person. A registration form is also available on the back of the rack card advertising the race.
Packet Pick-up and In-Person Registration are as follows:
Wednesday, November 27, between 3:00 and 7:00 pm at RUN816, 304 Westport Road, Kansas City, Missouri.
The day of the race, November 28, between 7:30 and 8:30 am, at the Pilgrim Chapel, 3801 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, Missouri.
In the event of inclement weather, the Race Director reserves the right to cancel the race due to unsafe conditions. However, rain or snow alone is not usually enough to prevent the race. Please monitor our social media and website on race day, as well as your own text messages and emails registered with us for the race, for weather-related announcements
Turn deodorant into dignity! This Thanksgiving we are sponsoring a “Deodorant Drive” in partnership with Giving the Basics, a local nonprofit organization that collects personal hygiene products and distributes them to 220,000 people monthly. Deodorant is rarely donated but always needed. Don’t forget to bring your donation on race day! Or drop by any area Cornerstones of Care location or RUN 816 from now until Thanksgiving to find a drop bin.
The start and finish (both southbound) will be just to the north of the Pilgrim Chapel at 38th Street and Gillham Road.
• The course will take the runners and walkers through Hyde Park, Gillham Park and the Hyde Park neighborhood.
• All 5K participants (runners & walkers) will be chip timed.
• The course has been certified by the USATF.