40th Anniversary Groundhog Run

Join us as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Groundhog Run. We are thrilled to be back IN PERSON for this race, benefiting the children with disabilities receiving services at Ability KC. 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 is the ideal venue for runners from all over the country to compete in this annual event.

Take advantage of the opportunity to celebrate with us and be a part of history. In honor of our 40th year anniversary, Gus is kicking it back to the 80’s! Dig up your favorite 80’s attire and run / walk to some groovy music. We have fun and creative activities instore for you. Stay tuned for more details.

Register, Volunteer, Sponsor! Become one of the thousands of individuals who have become 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 Groundhog Run, this year will be packed with excitement and celebration.



Sunday, January 30, 2022

POSTPONED to Sunday, August 7, 2022


5K; Starts at 8:00 AM

10K: Starts at 10:00 AM

Tunnel-to-Tunnel: Tunnel-to-tunnel runners will run in both the 5K and 10K. The tunnel-to-tunnel is a unique registration option that allows runners to participate in both the 5K and 10K events. This is not a separate event.


Packet Pickup: Packet Pick Up will be held in advance on the Friday and Saturday prior to race day in addition to day of. Please check our registration site for more details on packet pickup.


40th Anniversary Groundhog Run Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsor

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