Kansas City: a blog about our runners.

  • The Best Running Apps for Kansas City Runners

    When I first moved to Kansas City, I was filled with excitement, but I knew I needed something to help me make the most of my new home. That’s when I turned to running apps. I had heard from other runners how helpful they could be, so I wanted to learn more about them. In […]

  • How to Avoid Injury While Running in Kansas City

    As a runner who has grown to love running in Kansas City, I’m familiar with all the joys and pains of the sport. Running is an amazing form of exercise that has been proven to reduce stress and boost endorphins. However, with any exercise there is always a risk of injury. Today I want to […]

  • The Best Running Gear for Kansas City Runners

    As a resident of Kansas City, and a runner for many years, I know firsthand how important it is to have the right running gear for our city’s varied terrain. There are a few tips and pieces of advice I can offer to fellow runners looking to get the best from their running experience. When […]

  • How to Train for a Marathon in Kansas City

    I. Introduction A Marathon is a running race that is typically anywhere between the distance of 26.2 miles in length. Training for a marathon can provide many benefits such as improved stamina, improved heart health, and even weight loss. With the right amount of training and commitment, it is possible to successfully complete a marathon […]

  • The Benefits of Running in Kansas City

    As a native of Kansas City, Kansas, I’ve been running through its streets my entire life. As a student, I ran around the city’s park system, which has seemingly endless ways to explore and enjoy nature. As an adult, I’ve taken my runs on a regular basis all around the city, learning its history and […]

  • The Best Running Trails in Kansas City

    When it comes to running trails, Kansas City has some of the best in the country. With great weather and green spaces, it’s easy to find something to enjoy. As a longtime resident myself, I can attest to this. From wide sidewalks to landscaped parks, you’ll find the perfect trail for whatever kind of running […]

  • How to Find the Perfect Running Shoes for Kansas City Runners

    I had just moved to Kansas City not too long ago and I was super excited to finally start exploring. Since I had never been to Kansas City before, I soon realized that it was a great city for running and I decided that I would start running as my main form of exercise. But […]

  • The Best Running Events in Kansas City

    Kansas City is a vibrant and exciting place to be and explore. And one of the best ways to get to know the city and experience its charm is by running in its many amazing events. From its historic marathons to its corporate challenges and half-marathons, Kansas City has a wide variety of running events […]

  • How to Stay Motivated to Run in Kansas City

    I. Introduction When we think about motivation, it means finding the desire we need in order to achieve something. Running is a great way to stay healthy and fit, and there are plenty of benefits that come with it; from improving heart health to enhancing your mood. That being said, staying motivated to keep up […]

  • The Best Running Clubs in Kansas City

    It was serendipitous when I landed in Kansas City and found such a wonderful running scene. I loved running and wanted to join a running club, and after quick research, I discovered there were some amazing running clubs in the area. In this article, I’ll be discussing the best running clubs in Kansas City and […]

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