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While I can’t click my heels together three times and get to Kansas very easily, I will say that I’m wicked psyched for the runners of the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin on October 19, 2019!
I will most likely be running a local race at home in Delaware called the Monster Mash Marathon, but this Kansas City Marathon sounds like it’ll be one for the books.
This race offers pace teams, free training plans, and even live tracking. I adore the live tracking feature during races so that I don’t have to text hubs constantly to let him know where I am. It’s much easier as a spectator to be able to look at an app or get text message updates.
According to the website, “You can track up to 25 participants live all from your phone! The FREE Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin app uses the participants’ split times and current pace to calculate their estimated location along the course. View their race marker in real time as they make their way through the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin course. Simply click the Live Tracking button within the app and search by name, email or bib number. Add them to your tracking list and follow along on race day! Live Tracking with GPS is a new feature that will help friends and family track participants within a few meters. Participants must download the app, click on participant in race, log in and have your phone on you during the race.”
The race also has amazing perks per the site. For example, full marathon and half marathon participants will receive a FREE pair of Kansas City Marathon branded goodr sunglasses, fireworks kick off the race start, and runners can ring the Garmin Celebration Gong to celebrate their new PR, their first time finishing a race, qualifying for Boston, or their first time running in the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin.
Oh, and did I mention that all runners will receive a cool participant shirt, a finisher’s medal, FREE downloadable race photos, FREE food, FREE beer, and FREE massages at the Finish Line Festival?! What more could you ask for?
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