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Thousands lace up for Rock the Parkway run in Kansas City, Missouri

Rock the Parkway Run
Posted at 9:02 AM, Apr 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-09 19:17:50-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nearly 5,000 people woke up early Saturday morning and laced up their running shoes for the Rock the Parkway 5k and half-marathon.

Runners took off around 7:30 a.m., starting and finishing at Burns & McDonnell.

The event will benefit Children's Mercy, which will receive at least $15,000 from the event as well as a portion of the registration fee.

Participant registrations were up 55% for this year's run compared to 2021, according to the KC Running Company.