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Kansas City Marathon

October 19, 2024

Kansas City, MO

Get ready to "Kansas City Shuffle" your way to the finish line at the most electrifying half marathon race of 2024! On October 19th, join us in the heart of Kansas City, MO for a toe-tapping, adrenaline-pumping experience that'll have you dancing through the streets like a marathon maestro.
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About The Kansas City Marathon

The Kansas City Marathon, slated for October 19, 2024, is a must for avid runners seeking an exhilarating experience! This annual race, dubbed Kansas City’s largest and most exciting race event, promises to take participants on a breathtaking tour through the city’s coolest neighborhoods and past its most stunning landmarks.

Starting at the World War I Museum & Memorial, runners will traverse the iconic Country Club Plaza, immerse themselves in the artistic ambiance of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and explore the vibrant districts of Waldo, Westport, and 18th & Vine, among others. This marathon offers an unrivaled opportunity to discover the rich history and cultural diversity that Kansas City, MO, has to offer.

What sets the Garmin Kansas City Marathon apart is its prestigious recognition. Not only has it been honored as the “Best Marathon in Missouri” by RaceRaves, but it has also garnered a spot on’s elite collection of the top 20 marathons in the country – “The BibRave 100: a Definitive List of the Best Races in America.”

While the weather in Kansas City during October can vary, runners can typically expect mild temperatures, ranging from the high 50s to the low 70s Fahrenheit. This comfortable climate ensures optimal conditions for achieving personal bests and enjoying the scenic beauty of the city.

So lace up your running shoes and get ready for an unforgettable journey through the heart of Kansas City! Join us at the Kansas City Marathon, where the spirit of camaraderie, breathtaking sights, and the thrill of crossing the finish line await. Come experience the magic and bliss of this remarkable race – it’s time to make your dreams come true, one stride at a time!

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