Cliff Hanger 5k/8k Run - Kansas City Events

Cliff Hanger 5k/8k Run

cliffhangSaturday, October 8
10 a.m. 5K/8K Start
Cliff Drive, Cliff Drive and Highland Avenue

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is pleased to serve as Cliff Hanger Run’s naming sponsor and host site. The race will start and finish on KCUMB’s campus.  After the race, join KCUMB in celebrating their centennial year with a neighborhood birthday party beginning at 11am. All race participants are welcome!

Cliff Drive offers a beautiful wooded route for runners and walkers in distances of both 5K and 8K.Cliff Drive in the Historic Northeast is one of America’s designated “Scenic Byways” and was featured in the KC Star as one of 25 Reasons to Love Kansas City. Experience the Historic Northeast with its rich mix of cultures, stately mansions along Gladstone Boulevard including the Kansas City Museum, and its historic neighborhoods.

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