Inaugural Kansas Road Mile Championship

Inaugural Kansas Road Mile Championship

Sun, November 9, 8:00am

Wichita, KS

At the inaugural event, there will be $3400 in prize money available across the Elite and Masters Divisions. In the Open race there will also be age group awards every 5 years from a 19-24 group up to 75-plus. There will also be New Balance shoes awarded to the top 5 men and women in the Open race. With a total of 7 races, there will be a race for all ability levels and ages from youth up through some of the fastest milers in the country in the Elite races. U.S. Mile record holder, Alan Webb will be our Honorary Starter and will be available Saturday, November 8 at both GoRun Wichita locations for a meet-and-greet.

The races will take place at Towne East Square on a USATF certified course and is sanctioned as the USATF Missouri Valley Kansas Road Mile Championship. The course is a fast single loop with no 90 degree turns. Holiday Inn East is offering a $89 group rate for this event with coupon code: GRM. Please click here to reserve your room. The hotel is located close to the race - 549 South Rock Road, Wichita, KS 67207.

The inaugural Kansas Road Mile is a BBTM Featured Event.

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If you are an elite runner traveling for this race, contact Trevor Darmstetter at

2014 Kansas Road Mile Champions
Ben Blankenship (OR), 4:05, course and state record
Kristen Findley (TX), 4:50, course and state record

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