Groundhog Run

We are thrilled for the return of the Groundhog Run this winter! Please join us January 28, 2024 for the annual Groundhog Run, 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, 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 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 the Groundhog Run, this year will be packed with excitement and celebration. If you’re interested in Sponsoring, please contact Gemma Zook at!



Sunday, January 28, 2024


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.


Annual Groundhog Run Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

In-Kind Sponsor

Valued Sponsor

Ability KC