Organizer Information

Groundhog Run

2025 Groundhog Run


February 02, 2025


8:00am - 12:00pm

Join Us For Our Annual Groundhog Run

We are thrilled for the return of the Groundhog Run this upcoming winter! Please join us February 2, 2025, for the annual Groundhog Run, a 100% underground run benefiting children with disabilities receiving services at Ability KC.

Start Times

  • 5K: Starts at 8:00 AM
  • Kids Run: Starts at 9:15 AM
  • 10K: Starts at 10:00 AM
  • Tunnel-to-Tunnel: Tunnel-to-tunnel runners will run in both the 5K and 10K

Packet Pickup

Participants can pick up their race packets on the Friday or Saturday prior to race day, or on the morning of the race. Please check our registration site for more details on packet pickup.

Event Chairs

We would like to thank the 2025 Groundhog Run event chairs, Sarah and Chris Beier. Through extensive planning, fundraising, and more, these dedicated individuals help make this event possible.

About the Groundhog Run

This unique event gives athletes the opportunity to participate in the 5K, 10K, and Tunnel-to-Tunnel experiences. With a consistent temperature of 65 to 68 degrees and paved underground streets, the Hunt Midwest SubTropolis, a USATF Certified 5K and 10K Course, is the ideal venue for runners from all over the country to compete in this annual winter event.

Register, Volunteer, Sponsor! Become one of the thousands of individuals who are now part of Ability KC’s legacy and helped support this event to build brighter futures for children with disabilities. No matter how you choose to support the Groundhog Run, this year will be packed with excitement and celebration.

Our Sponsors

Ability KC would like to thank the sponsors of this year’s annual Groundhog Run. Their generous financial support, both this year and in years prior, has afforded countless individuals and families the opportunity to receive world-class care and through comprehensive educational, vocational, and therapeutic services.