Race Information

No bags or backpacks will be permitted at the Trolley Run. 
Personal items will be transported from the start to the finish line.


Sunday, April 27, 2014
First wave starts at 7:45 a.m.
We run rain or shine. No Refunds.


Race begins at 75th and Wornall Road


Results of the Trolley Run will be posted online soon after race day.


April 24 from 3 to 7 p.m. 
April 25 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
April 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Packet Pick-Up will be inside Ward Parkway Center. south of Target.  Registration is available at Packet Pick-Up.

If you have questions about Packet Pick-Up, please do not contact Garry Gribble's Running Sports. Direct your questions to Emily Lykens at elykens@ccvi.org or 816-841-2284 x2016. Thank you



The four-mile Trolley Run course winds through the Waldo and Brookside neighborhoods
and ends on the Country Club Plaza.


Transportation from the Plaza to the start line begins at 6 a.m. on Nichols Road between Pennsylvania and Broadway streets. The last runner bus leaves at 7:20; the last walker bus at 7:45. Arrive early! 



Race Day Schedule

6:00 - 7:30 a.m.
Late registration at Start (75th & Wornall)
There is no guarantee late registrants be in the results or receive a t-Shirt.

6:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Pledges accepted

6:00 - 7:45 a.m.
Music and warm-up festivities at Start

6:00 - 7:45 a.m.
Transportation to Start from The Plaza

7:30 a.m.
Wheelchair, red and blue waves, get in your wave!

8:00 a.m.
All other runners, be in your specific waves (no strollers in the runner waves).

8:15 a.m.
Walkers, get in your wave (strollers allowed in the White Wave only)!

8:15  - 11:00 a.m.
After-Bash on The Plaza

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Entertainment at the Kids' Trolley Run in Mill Creek Park

10:15 a.m.
Kids' Trolley Run starts

10:45 a.m.
Family After-Bash at Mill Creek Park

SportsPhotos.com will be taking photos throughout the morning


"Wave" Guidelines

Choose the WAVE that best represents your level. If running with family, kids or friends, use slowest person's level so your group will not impede others. Download the course map. (Click the PDF)

No changes in wave assignments on race day.

RED - "Top Bananas" (Requires Verification)
All runners 30 minutes or faster. Proven winners from previous Trolley Runs. Others must include proof with entry. 
Red Wave entrants will be verified.

BLUE - “Next Generation”
All runners consistently 30.1 - 36 minutes.
Proven competitors from previous or other certified runs.

GREEN - “Up and Comers” 
All runners 36.1 - 40 minutes. Trying for personal best.

YELLOW - “Count On Me” 
Runners, joggers 40+ minutes. Trying for personal best.

BLACK - “Speedsters”
Wheelchair participants (no fee)

ORANGE - “Energetic”
Fitness walkers. Walk regularly at a good pace.

WHITE - “Sightseers”
Friends and family leisure walkers. Strollers allowed in this wave.