Proceeds from the 5K will benefit Niles Home, serving the community’s high-risk children and their families and restoring hope for traumatized and abused children. In addition, the Niles 5K will attract new visitors to the Wendell Phillips Neighborhood and 18th and Vine area.
Supported in part by the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund, the Niles 5K will begin and finish at Niles Home for Children, 1911 E. 23rd Street. Medals will be awarded to top finishers in each age group and pre- and post-race snacks will be provided.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Niles 5K to help Niles Home provide mental health and educational services to underserved Kansas City children. Sponsorship pledges can be made by contacting Latrina Collins at Niles5K@nileshomekc.org or (816) 241-3448. Registration for the Niles 5K is $25 and can be completed by visiting www.nileshomekc.org.
8:00am – Day of race registration and packet pickup.
9:00am – Niles Home 5K Run/Walk welcome and start
10:30am – Awards ceremony
Niles Home is one of the longest standing youth and family focused organizations serving Kansas City’s urban core. Today, culturally relevant support services, adolescent residential care, specialized education and behavioral health support services are provided at Niles Home. For more information about Niles Home, please visit www.nileshomekc.org.