Frequently Asked Questions

When does registration close?

Online registration closes at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, but in-person registration will be available at the various packet pick-up times and locations.

Finisher Medals

Do participants get finisher medals? Yes! In addition to getting long sleeved, holiday themed t-shirts, all participants will receive finisher medals as they cross the finish line.

What does the finisher medal look like? View Finisher Medal

Packet Pick-Up

We strongly encourage participants to take advantage of our early packet pick-up opportunities to avoid race day congestion.

When: Friday, December 7, 2018 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Arthritis Foundation – 1900 W. 75th Street, Suite 200, Prairie Village, KS

The Arthritis Foundation is located on the NW corner of 75th Street and State Line Road in the Capitol Federal bank building. Park on the north side of the building near the bank's drive-thru lanes and enter the glass doors. Take the elevator to suite 200.

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Meritex Executive Park – 17501 W. 98th Street, Lenexa, KS

Meritex is located just off Interstate 435 and 95th Street/Prairie Star Parkway. Meritex is just west of Renner Boulevard and just south of Prairie Star Parkway/95th Street. Packet pick-up will be through the left-hand portal, and vehicles are allowed to enter the facility for packet pick-up.

When: Saturday, December 9, 2018 (Event Day) from 7:30 a.m.
Where: Meritex Executive Park – 17501 W. 98th Street, Lenexa, KS 


We strongly encourage participants to carpool and arrive early. Limited parking is available at Meritex. Most participants will park at the nearby Kiewit building and take a heated shuttle to Meritex. Kiewit is located at 9401 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa, KS.

Pet Policy

Are dogs allowed? Unfortunately, no. There are no grassy areas for pets to take care of their business, so dogs and other animals are not allowed to enter Meritex.

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