Foundations 5K RACE


Event Date

Sat, Apr 18, 2015


Independence, MO


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Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $30 Closed

About This Activity

Join us on April 18th for our first annual Foundations 5K!

On behalf of the Blue Springs, Grain Valley, and Lone Jack School District Education Foundations, the first ever Foundations 5K seeks to provide scholarships, grants, and classroom resources for the students in these districts. Your participation in this event will directly benefit our Education Foundation to improve the future of our students.

The Foundations 5K will take place at the Independence Events Center on Saturday, April 18th at 8:30 am. This chip-timed run/walk event will be a fast, flat 3.1 mile course around the perimeters of the Events Center. Don’t delay, as this race is capped at 300 runners! T-shirts included!

 The Independence Events Center is located at:

19100 East Valley View Parkway
Independence, MO 64055
Want $5 off your race registration? You can save on your race fee if you join our 5K fitness challenge OR form a team of four or more to race our 5K! To form a team, use our sign-up link above.

To join the 7-week challenge AND receive a FREE 5K training plan, sign-up here.

This challenge will help you reach your race goals in as little as three runs per week. We'll also help you build strength and flexibility with a quick cross-training routine! The challenge starts Sunday, March 1st. Race discounts are limited to the first 100 challengers.


All race fees are donated to our Education Foundations. If you wish to make an additional donation, please choose from the following school districts on our registration page:

  • Blue Springs Schools- Blue Springs Education Foundation
  • Lone Jack Schools- Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

Event details and schedule

Course info:  Please arrive at the Events Center before 8:15 am on race day so as to not interfere with runners starting at 8:30am.  To see a map of the Independence Events Center, please go here.

Arrival Info: Race time is 8:30am.  Traffic will not be allowed into the parking lot after 8:15am.

Parking:  Parking is available in both lots of the Events Center.  For directions and parking info, please go here.

Water and post race snacks will be provided by our sponsors.

Packet pick up: available on Friday, April 17th from 2:30-6:30pm at the Consiglio Wellness Center, located at 1501 NW Jefferson St. Blue Springs MO, 64015.  Race day packet pickup will be available at the race location from 7:15 - 8:00 am.  No race day registrations allowed.  Please bring your race confirmation and photo ID to packet pick-up.  You will receive a timing chip at packet pick up.  Please bring this on race day.  Participants are liable for lost timing chips.

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