Shoal Creek Living History Wilderness Run

Event Date

Sat, Nov 1, 2014


Kansas City, MO

About This Activity

Shoal Creek Living History Museum in Hodge ParkThe Wilderness Run isa challenging cross-country run. Participants will run through the village, around the fields, up and down hills, over logs, through the woods, across creeks, and more!  Don’t think you can run? Don’t worry, walkers, you too can sign up for this fun, challenging course. All participants who complete the 5 mile course will receive a commemorative Wilderness Run medal!  Long sleeve T-shirts and homemade soups are also back. Don’t delay–sign up today for a run you won’t soon forget!!!”

Event details and schedule

About This Activity

challenging cross-country wilderness run
5mile (~8K) run starts @ 9:00am

thru 10/30 5mi. $40 / 2mi. $30
Race Day November 1, 2014 5mi $50 / 2mi. $40

Event Description

The Wilderness Run is a challenging cross-country run that will take place in and around the natural settings of the museum. Runners will run through the village, around fields, up and down hills, over and under logs, in and out of the woods, crossing creeks, and more!

Event Directions & Parking

The location is just N of the MO-152 & N SHOAL CREEK PKWY intersection (between I-35 & I-435, 2 miles West of Liberty, MO.) From the main intersection (traffic lights) continue N on N SHOAL CREEK PKWY

About the Museum

The Shoal Creek Living History Museum makes up a village with over 20 authentic building from the 1800's and located among the 80 acres of beautiful rolling hills in KC's Hodge Park. The museum will come alive the day of the run, as many volunteers will be portraying the lifestyle of the 19th Centrury! You might even get to see the blacksmith or feed the buffalo!

Packet Pick-up 2014

Packet Pickup 2014
2 different locations - registrations will also be available at both.
(early registration and pick-up is highly encouraged)
The Running Well Store
6106 NW Barry Rd., Kansas City, Mo 64154
Thurs., 10/30/14 from 3p-7p  **Onsite registration at The Running Well on Thursday will be limited to cash or check only.**
KC North Community Center
3930 N.E. Antioch Rd., Kansas City, MO 64117
Friday, 10/31/14 from 7a-7p
** Onsite registration at KCNCC on Friday will accept cash, check or credit card.**

Last minute packet pickup and registration will also be available on site the morning of the race from 7:30a-8:30a only (t-shirts can not be guaranteed on race day).


We can always use volunteers! Anyone interested please email asap for more information.

2013 Awards & Prizes

Top overall m/f 5mi. - $50 gift to Dick?sTop overall m/f 2mi - $20 gift to Dick?sTop age group - $10off coupon to Dick?s
Participants who pick up their race packet Th/Fri are entered to drawings for $20 gift to Dick?s (x2)
All pre-register participants are eligible for:Hampton Inn VIP Night Stay (x2)KCMO Parks passes for Golf, Water Parks (The Bay or The Springs), and Ice Skating at Line Creek!

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Need a nearby place to stay? Check out Hampton Inn and ask for the 'shoal creek' discount.


Good Luck & Thanks!

Good luck to all the participants - watch your step & have fun!
We hope you enjoy the unique event, beautiful setting, village, volunteers, long sleeve shirts, custom medals, soups, & other perks that runners can receive. Thanks for choosing to be a part of it!

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