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  • Independence Park Trot 5K Run/Walk this weekend

  • Packet pick-up and in-person registration for the second annual Independence Park Trot 5K Run/Walk is this week.

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    Packet pick-up and in-person registration for the second annual Independence Park Trot 5K Run/Walk is this week. It will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Bass Pro Shops, 18001 Bass Pro Dr. and from 7 to 7:40 a.m. near the start of the course Saturday.
    The race is slated to start at 8 a.m. (rain or shine) at Waterfall Park, located just south of Bass Pro Shops. There is no limit on the number of participants. There is no food drive as part of this year’s event.
    All participants also have the opportunity to enter a raffle drawing. Raffle prizes are - Studio on Main, gift certificates for three private reformer sessions; Balanced You Studio,  gift certificates for two Stand-Up Paddlefit sessions; Dick’s Sporting Goods gift certificates; StandUp Blue Springs, passes to upcoming events; Hy-Vee gift cards and passes to Adventure Oasis, Centerpoint Community Ice Center and historic sites around Independence. Awards will be given based on time completion of run for the following age groups - 14 and younger; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 54-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74 and 75 and older.
    Children 10 and under are eligible to compete in a Kids’ Run, which will begin after the completion of the 5K Run/Walk.  A parent or legal guardian must sign a waiver for anyone under age 18 participating in the race.
    For more information call 816- 325-7996.

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