Four on the 4th 2020 is CANCELLED

Throw on that red, white, and blue!

Join us on July 4th for Uncle Sam’s favorite race – Four on the 4th!

 

7:30 AM on July 4th, run or walk 4 miles along scenic Ward Parkway to celebrate Independence Day.  

Participants receive a tech shirt or tank, festive giveaways, patriotic snacks, and finisher medals as bold and beautiful as the American dream!

Finish Line Festival at the Ward Parkway Pavilion

Running or walking is fun, but celebrating afterwards is the payoff!

Once you finish, pick up your treats, check your results and watch the kids fun run.

Enjoy the photo backdrop (with props) for that ideal July 4th photo, plenty of giveaways from our Sponsors,  and patriotic treats!

Kids Fun Run
An approximately 200 yard run that starts at 8:45 AM, or after the last 4 mile runner crosses the finish line. Fun Run participants receive a short sleeve cotton race shirt, medal and goodie bag.

Location

The race starts and finishes at the Ward Parkway PavilionCourse Map

Registration and Pricing

  Through 6/4
6/5-7/2 7/3-7/4
4 Mile $34 $38 $42
4 Mile -Team of 4+
$30 $34 $38
Kids Fun Run $12 $12 $16
Virtual Race
$34 $38 $42

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Packet Pick-up   

July 3rd, Noon to 6 PM Garry Gribbles Running Sports
8600 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64114

If you cannot pick up by the close of packet pickup, email info@resultskc.com by midnight the day before or call Garry Gribbles at (816) 363-4800 . Your packet can be left at the store to pick up any time before the store closes at 8pm. We will not be able to retrieve your packets for race morning so you must pick up if you choose this option!

July 4th, Race Morning 6 AM to 7:30 AM  Ward Parkway Center Pavilion
8600 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64114.

*You can pick up packets for other participants as long as they know you’re picking up.

Concierge Pick-Up for Groups:

Save time and have your shirts and bib numbers pulled before you arrive! Email each group members first and last name to info@resultskc.com by midnight the day before packet pickup and we will package them together for easy pick-up.

When you arrive at packet pickup, DO NOT GO TO THE COMPUTERS! Look for the Concierge sign and go directly to that area.

Schedule of Events
6 AM-7:25 AM: Packet pick-up and race day registration (please arrive at least 30 min early if you’re registering)

7:30 AM: 4 Mile Run/Walk begins
7:45 AM: Post race festivities begin
8:30 AM: Awards Ceremony
8:45 AM (or after last 4 Mile finisher): Kids Fun Run

Parking
Park in the parking garage, north parking lots and overflow lot on the west side of State Line Rd, across from Ward Parkway Center.    Parking Map

Shirts
Participants receive a tech fabric short sleeve shirt or women have the option to choose a sleeveless tank. 

All runners are guaranteed a Four on the 4th shirt, if they register before June 14th. If the shirt size you choose does not fit, you can exchange it after the race starts in the packet pickup area.

Strollers Welcome
We ask that walkers with strollers start behind the runners so everyone will be safe! No runners with  motorized vehicles, roller blades, bikes or dogs will be allowed on the course as our insurance policy does not cover these. If you choose to wear earbuds, use only one so you can hear instructions from police and volunteers. 

Results  
Participants will be timed using disposable chip timing. The timing chip is attached to the back of your bib number and should be attached like this. Your time will begin when you cross the starting line.

Results are posted here, as well as at resultskc.com.   Sign up HERE to have your results texted to you immediately.

Photos 
Look for the photo op area where you will find a backdrop, inflatables and Uncle Sam! Post your photos on social media with the hash tag #4onthe4th. Pictures from the event will be posted 24 hours after the race!

Awards
All participants will receive a finisher’s medal upon completing the race.

There are special awards for, the fastest team of 4+,and the best dressed team of 4+.

Awards will be given to the top four male and female finishers overall, as well as to the top four finishers in the following age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-80, 80+

The Awards Table will be located within the Finish Line Festival area close to the DJ and Results Tent. First check your results at the Results Kiosk. If you placed in the top 4 overall or in your age group come to the Awards Tent to claim your award. If you need to leave before awards are announced, we are happy to give you the award early. Don’t even have time for that? Friends can pick up awards for you.

If you are unable to pick up your award at the race, email info@resultskc.com to let us know you want your award. The RaceDay Events office is a house converted to office space at 208 W 79th St, KC, MO 64114. You can pick up anytime beginning the Tuesday after the race.  Your  award will be in a pickup bin in the basement stairwell in the back of the house off the circle driveway. The pickup bins are outside and available to you 24/7 so you can stop by when it is convenient for you with no need to check in with us again.       

Virtual Runner

If you cannot run the race because of a family emergency, a change in work schedule, or a stuffy nose, you don’t have to worry about forfeiting your registration fee, shirt and finisher medal. A virtual race is one you run yourself, where you want and when you want. If you have not already registered as a virtual runner, email info@resultskc.com  to let us know so we can switch your registration.

If you are registered in the race as a virtual participant, you or a friend can pick up your packet, shirt and finisher medal at packet pickup. Tell the volunteers you are a virtual runner and look for the Virtual Runner sign. We will have your packet pulled ahead of time. DO NOT GO TO A COMPUTER to have a bib number assigned to you! Complete the distance whenever and wherever is convenient.

If you are unable to pick up your packet before the race, email info@resultskc.com to let us know you want your packet. The RaceDay Events office is a house converted to office space at 208 W 79th St, KC, MO 64114. You can pick up anytime beginning the Tuesday after the race. Your packet will be in a pickup bin in the basement stairwell in the back of the house off the circle driveway. The pickup bins are outside and available to you 24/7 so you can stop by when it is convenient for you with no need to check in with us again.

If you did not originally sign up for the virtual race but need to switch to the virtual option, email info@resultskc.com  as soon as possible or let us know at packet pickup.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Registration fees are not refundable under any circumstance.  Race registrations can be transferred to another participant or to another distance.  Save your login so you can do this yourself.

Registrations cannot be transferred to another year or another race.

The Race Director reserves the right to modify or cancel the race or course for safety concerns, road condition, permit concerns or natural disaster. Each athlete must accept this risk of their entry fee paid. Registration fees collected are used to develop and produce the event, starting in advance of the race date, including course preparation, race supplies, permits and administration. Every effort will be made to produce a fair and safe event for all participants. Any decision made that impacts the race date or potential cancellation is carefully considered and based on the overall event safety, sustainability and manageability.

If you want to be guaranteed a refund, purchase race insurance for yourself. Travel insurance companies will cover your race registration and any travel costs you might have.

Weather: The event will not be cancelled because of rain, snow or extreme temperature. 

If there is lightning , the event will be postponed for a minimum of 10 minutes until no signs of the storm are present. Participants should seek shelter in their vehicles or a nearby building if available. If lightning continues 30 minutes after the scheduled event start, the race will be subject to cancellation. The race will be canceled in the event of a tornado warning.

For additional information, contact info@resultskc.com

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