OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The first Start2Finish 5-K Run-Walk benefiting undergraduate scholarships, sponsored by the University of Kansas Edwards Campus and Johnson County Community College, will begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at JCCC and finish at the KU Edwards campus.
Race proceeds will go toward support of scholarships for JCCC students who continue their education at KU Edwards Campus through Start2Finish, an educational partnership between the two institutions.
Medals will be awarded to the top three winners in each five-year age category. A free kids fun run for age groups 2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 will be at 8:30 a.m. Post-run activities are free food, obstacle course, moonwalk, KU Athletics giveaways, DJ and music.
Cost of the certified point-to-point race is through July 25, on race day. Registration is available online at www.sportkc.org, mail-in race brochure with check payable to the JCCC Foundation or race-day registration at KU Edwards Campus.
Packet pick-up will be 3-8 p.m. Friday, July 25, at Garry Gribbles Running Sports, 119th and Quivira, where registration is also available. On race day, pick up packets at KU Edwards Campus. Participants should park at the KU Edwards Campus and take the shuttle bus to the starting line at JCCC.
For more information, visit www.sportkc.org or iStart2Finish.org.