The Rivalry Run
Coming Together to run off domestic violence
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Where does the race start? Where does it end?
The course begins and ends on Grand Boulevard in front of the Sprint Center.

Where does the course go?
You’ll get to see all the beautiful sites of downtown Kansas City along the course, including the Sprint Center, Power & Light District, KC Star, Crown Center, Liberty Memorial, Union Station, KC Performing Arts Center and the Kansas City skyline. View the course map HERE.

Are there hills?
There is a challenging hill mid-way through the course. This is The Rivalry Run and by definition a competition, so we thought it was appropriate for the course to have a little meat to it.

Will there be food and drinks at the end?
Yes, bottled water will be available to all participants at the finish line. In addition, you may purchase a ticket to the post-race breakfast buffet at Johnny's Tavern for $5.

What if it rains?
We will run, rain or shine. However the race director reserves the right to cancel the race if it is unsafe to run/walk. Unfortunately, registration fees cannot be refunded if the race is cancelled due to unsafe weather.

Where do I park on race day?
Covered parking is available in the Power & Light District parking garages. Your ticket may be validated at McFadden's.

Do I have to register online?
No. You may also download a registration form HERE and mail it to us along with a check. You may even register during packet pick-up or on race day.

Where and when is packet pickup?
You may pick up your bib numbers, timing devices, t-shirts at Bank of the West in Overland Park (9400 Antioch Road) between 9am and 6pm on Friday August 25th. 

Can a friend or family member pick up my packet?

What if my name is misspelled, my age is wrong, etc.?
No problem; email us at and we will make the necessary changes to your registration.

I registered but can’t participate; can I still pick up my t-shirt?
Yes. Please come to packet pick-up to receive your t-shirt and goody bag. Shirts will NOT be mailed; however, they will be available at the Overland Park Bank of the West location until September 1st, 2018.

I won’t be able to participate; can I transfer my registration to next year or give it to a friend?
No. We are sorry, but your registration is not transferable or refundable.

I would like to volunteer; how do I sign-up?
Yes! Volunteers may sign-up online as well. Click HERE to register.

I am traveling from out of town; are there hotels nearby?
Hotels within walking distance:

Marriott Downtown 866-281-6817
Holiday Inn Downtown Aladdin 866-298-0996
Hotel Phillips 866-272-4856
Hilton President 866-279-5332

Hotels within a few miles:

The Westin Crown Center 866-267-9053
Hyatt Regency Crown Center 866-264-5744
Embassy Suites Plaza 866-599-6675
Sheraton Suites Plaza 866-280-5236

What charitable organization will my participation benefit?
100% of the proceeds will benefit Haven 360. Visit our website to learn about how we work to prevent domestic violence in Kansas City.

We will continually update FAQs; however, if your question has not been answered please email us at