KC Monster Dash

Saturday October 27,  7:00 PM at the Historic River Market

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where does the race start? Where does it end?
    The race begins on the north side of the River Market at 3rd and Main Street in Downtown Kansas City, MO.
  2. Will there be food and drinks at the end?
    Yes, we will have food, water and Gatorade for all participants at the end of the race, together with an aid station on the course.
  3. Where does the course go?
    Click to view the course map here.
  4. How far is the Kids' Run course?
    The Kids' Run will be run in multiple heats, depending on the number of registrants, ranging from approximately 100 yards to 400 yards, based on the age of the participants.
  5. What if it rains?
    We will run in the rain, but if it is unsafe to run/walk the race director reserves the right to cancel the race and no refunds will be given.
  6. Do I have to register online?
    No. You can download a registration form under the Race Info page and mail it in with a check.
  7. How will the costume contest work?
    The contest will be held approximately 15 minutes prior to the race and awards will be given to the top individual costume and the top group (two or more registrants) costume.
  8. Where and when is packet pickup?
    Packet pick up information will be announced soon.
  9. Can I exchange my shirt for a different size shirt?
    Shirts may be exchanged for a different size, if available, after the race.
  10. I registered but can't participate; can I still pick up my t-shirt?
    Yes. Please stop by and pick up your bib and t-shirt at packet pickup (dates and times are under the Events Page). Shirts and medals will NOT be mailed.
  11. 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 there are not refunds and we do not allow you to transfer your registration for next year or transfer registration to another person.
  12. I have a friend who would like to volunteer. Can he help?
    Yes! Please email joann@kcrunningcompany.com for more information.