The Race

Make Your Virtual Run Now Through June 30, 2020!

A virtual run is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, or anywhere else you choose! You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and earn the medal and receive your t-shirt!

Race Details

Run Details

As a virtual participant, you put your 4 miles in how you choose. You get to run your own race, at your own pace, earn the medal and receive your t-shirt. Register through April 26 at 11:59pm. When you finish share your victory on social media using #MyTrolleyRunDone for a chance to win a gift card to Garry Gribbles!


Packet Pickup

Due to the Stay at Home order in effect in Kansas City, MO, all packets will be mailed to the address you used when you registered. If you need to update your mailing address, email by April 24! Your packet will include your race t-shirt, medal and any items purchased. 


Registration Types

New for 2020 -- Group Registration. Use this feature to register multiple participants at once, across all race categories! 
You'll find the "Group Registration" button on the Get Me Registered Race Category Page.

Individual Registration
All participants who are not part of a team should register as an Individual. Individuals can make a direct donation to CCVI during their registration process.

CCVI Family Team Registration
Families of CCVI students and alumni can create fundraising teams and are given special Family Team shirts. 

SPONSORS ONLY Corporate Registration
For those using a corporate team comp code. Corporate Team registrants can make a direct donation to CCVI during their registration process.

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Kids' Run

Open to kids 10 and under, the Kids' Run is fun for the whole family! Presented by Healthy Vision Association, the Kids' Run takes place at Mill Creek Park on The Plaza. Caregivers choose the distance for your child - self seed in the appropriate corral upon arrival at Mill Creek Park!

Kids' Run Details
main crossing finish line

History of the Race

Now in its 31st year, the idea for this fundraiser was presented to the Friends of CCVI by the former Michael Forbes Restaurants, Inc., which owned two restaurants, four miles apart in the heart of Kansas City and The Plaza shopping area. The four-mile course follows the old streetcar/trolley tracks and hence, the name, Trolley Run. Trolley Run is the largest annual fundraiser for CCVI and provides a critical funding in the CCVI programming budget. Trolley Run has succeeded through the generous support of our individual and corporate sponsors, including longtime title sponsor Sabates Eye Centers and many others.

Over the years, the Trolley Run has become one of the largest timed four-mile run in the United States, and the first major run in Kansas City to use chip technology for race results.

hundreds of runners winding down neighborhood street

A Record-breaking Run

Since 1998, several records have been broken for a four-mile U.S. race. The Trolley Run continues to hold these distinctions:

  • Since 1998, home of Men’s Four-mile U.S. Best
  • Since 1999, home of Men’s Masters Four-mile U.S. Best
  • Since 2000, home of Women’s Four-mile Course Record
woman running, blurred motion

Race Results Technology

CCVI and the Trolley Run work with the End Result Company for the timing of the race. The End Result Company is a national race timing and technology company and provides electronic chip timing services not only to some of the largest, most complicated events in the country, but also to many regional races.

2019 Race Photos

Thank you John Kelly Photos for catching all of the race day fun. Photos will be posted soon.

2019 Race Photos

2019 Race Results

Timing provided by the End Result Company. Results will be posted late in the day after the run.

2019 Race Results