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2015 KC Pre-Event Information


Thank you for joining us for the 13th annual Head for the Cure 5K Kansas City this Sunday, August 23rd!

Head for the Cure is excited to celebrate its 13th year at Corporate Woods to raise awareness and funding for brain cancer research, while celebrating the lives and legacies of those affected by the disease. Our events truly are days of celebration, and Sunday’s will be the biggest yet!

Online registration closes Thursday morning, so make sure to get all of your family members, friends, and teammates signed up before then! 


Packet Pickup: You can pick up your packet at our 4th annual Expo!

9:00am-5:00pm Saturday, August 22nd at the Overland Park Convention Center (6000 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66211). Be sure to stop by, pick up your packet, check out what all of our awesome vendors have, and design your team sign and Wall of Hope card!

New this year: New Merchandise!

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On top of some great HFTC merchandise inventory, we will also be doing some on the spot heat press designs, so make sure to customize a shirt!

This is just one of the many exciting reasons to stop by our Expo!!!

7-8 a.m.  Sunday morning late packet pickup at Corporate Woods (Building 40 Parking Lot) 

Sunday Morning Event Information 

Venue location: Corporate Woods (Building 40 Parking Lot), Overland Park, KS


7:00 a.m. Late Packet Pickup 

7:15-7:45 a.m. Team Photos

7:50 a.m. Survivor Photo

8:00 a.m. Head for the Cure 5K Kansas City starts

9:15 a.m. Head for the Cure Kids Run starts

9:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony

*Dogs and strollers are allowed at this event!

Course Map

New this year: A Family Fun Zone! Check out this year’s Event Layout, and be sure to stick around and enjoy our new Family Zone once you finish the race! We will have many treats in this area including Chris Cakes ($5 suggested donation), a fun Irish band, a photo area, and seating for you, your family and teammates to sit and enjoy breakfast together after the 5K!

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Team Captain? Be sure to check out the Team Village page on our website Thursday afternoon to find a list of which teams get a team tent and table in the Team Village! 

Want to pick up your whole team’s packets? Email and we will have your team’s packets ready Saturday at the Expo!

Volunteering and didn’t make it to Monday night’s Volunteer Meet & Greet? Stop by the Expo Saturday to pick up your volunteer shirt and check in on your volunteer job!

REGISTER: Still have friends & family that need to sign-up? Late registration will take place online, at the EXPO, and event morning starting at 7am. Register HERE!

Don’t forget to stop by Kendra Scott tonight on the Country Club Plaza tonight for a fun give-back night! Kendra Scott will be donating 20% of all sales from 5-7pm back to Head for the Cure and they’ll be providing drinks and sweets to enjoy while you shop!

Thank you so much for your continued support!

Together, we will defeat brain cancer step-by-step.