The Bariatric Center of Kansas City's 5K Fun Walk/Run

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The Bariatric Center of Kansas City

23401 Prairie Star Pkwy, Building B

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Lenexa, KS 66227

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The Bariatric Center of Kansas City is hosting our inaugural 5K fun run right here at our facility. Participants will have the choice to run, trot, or walk the 5K. The course is designed to accommodate the fitness goals and levels of runners, and walkers of all ages. This is a non-profit event meant to get our wonderful community of patients together to celebrate all the successful journeys we have been able to be a part of since 2002!

We will be giving away a FREE VERTICAL SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY to ONE LUCKY 5K participant!

**The winner must be registered for the 5K and present at the time of the raffle announcement to win. The winner cannot be a past patient, only new patients will be able to enter to win the free surgery. Each participant will receive one entry to the raffle and that raffle ticket will be filled out the day of the race. Winner must have a BMI of 30 or higher to be eligable. Winner must be 17 years old by May 5th, 2019. Get excited!!

We will have:

  • morning refreshments

  • post-run snacks and refreshments

  • swag bags

  • event t-shirts

  • giveaways and raffles

  • tours of our facility, clinic, and patient rooms

  • and MORE!

*Children 11 and under are free!

*All Registrations after May 1st at 5:00pm CST will not be guaranteed a race shirt


Are pets allowed?


Are strollers allowed?


Are children free?

Children 11 and under are free. You can buy extra shirts for chidren during your 5K registration.

Do I have to run?

No, you do not have to run. This is your race and can be at your speed. We welcome walkers, joggers, and runners.

Do I have to finished the entire 5K?

No, if walking a mile is your goal that is completely fine.

Should I wear my race t-shirt?

Yes, or if you would like to dress up that is great too!

Can I bring friends and family?

Yes, this is a celebration of YOU. Please encourage friends and family to register!

Where do I pick up my race day bag?

We are going to have 2 race packet pickup days prior to the race. We will also have same day pick up for those that cannot make our pre-race packet pickup dates. Your t-shirt will be in the race day bag.

- Saturday, April 20th during our support group from 10:00am-12:00pm

- Friday, May 3rd from 5:00pm-7:00pm

How long is a 5K?

3.10 miles

What should I bring/wear?

Please wear comfortable running shoes and clothing. We will have waterbottles, but you may bring your own as well.

Can I register same day?

Yes, you can register the same day online or at the event. Please show up early for same day registration.

Can I purchase an additional t-shirt same day?

Potentially. If we have leftover shirts, we will sell them at the race. Sizes will not be guaranteed. Please keep in mind that your registration includes a t-shirt.

Where should I park?

Parking will be in the parking lot of our facility at 23401 Prairie Star Parkway Lenexa, Kansas 66227. We will have staff to direct you.

What if it rains?

This is a rain or shine event. If weather permits we will postpone until it passes.

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The Bariatric Center of Kansas City

23401 Prairie Star Pkwy, Building B

Parking Lot

Lenexa, KS 66227

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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