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The 34th Annual CCVI Trolley Run presented by NASB will return to the streets of Waldo, Brookside, and the Plaza on Sunday, April 24, 2022!
The CCVI Trolley Run is the largest annual fundraiser for the Children's Center for the Visually Impaired. It is one of Kansas City's oldest and largest road races, is a USATF certified 4-mile race.
Open to kids 10 and under, the Kids' Trolley Run is fun for the whole family! 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!
Strollers are welcome, animals are not with the exception of service animals. Thanks for your compliance!
4-Mile | Start Line: 7:20
PARKING: Country Club Plaza with Shuttle Transportation to Start Line
SHUTTLE PICKUP: 400 Nichols Road
Start: 75th & Wornall (no race day parking)
Finish: Ward Parkway & Central Street on the Country Club Plaza
8-Mile | Start Line: 7:00
PARKING: Country Club Plaza
Finish/Start: Ward Parkway & Central Street on the Country Club Plaza
Kids Run | 10:00 a.m.
Mill Creek Park: W 43rd St &, Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111
Packet Pick Up Garry Gribble's - Ward Parkway Center
Friday, April 22, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 23, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
If you are participating on a Corporate Team or Family Team please check with your Team Captain on how you will receive your packet.
For nearly 70 years, the Children's Center for the Visually Impaired has been preparing blind and visually impaired children for success in the sighted world. Trolley Run is the largest annual fundraiser for CCVI. All funds raised from the race go toward critical programming at the center. Donations from the Trolley Run are critical to our success.
To prepare children with visual impairments, including those with multiple disabilities, to reach their highest potential in the sighted world.
More than 85 percent of what a child learns before the age of five is through vision and incidental learning. Vision provides the motivation to explore one’s environment and to understand one’s position in space, and it is an important avenue of sensation for the acquisition of speech and language.
Since 1952, the Children's Center for the Visually Impaired has provided comprehensive programming for blind and visually impaired children, including those with multiple disabilities - from birth through school age - with highly-specialized instruction, therapies, and family education.
The Early Intervention Program provides regularly scheduled home-based instruction and therapy and Center-based evaluations of the infant's developmental progress. Preschool and kindergarten classes at the Center continue the child's preparation for entry into the public or private school systems. Speech, occupational, physical, and aquatic therapy, braille instruction, orientation and mobility, and low vision training are additional services available.
As one of only seven schools in the country who serve children, birth to school age, who are blind or visually impaired, we know our presence in Kansas City makes a difference in many lives. Some families drive more than 100 miles for our services. We strive to help all children who need our services, but this does not come without a cost. The average cost to educate a child at CCVI is $40,000, and all of our students receive financial assistance.
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