Get down and dirty on Saturday, June 10 at the Kansas City Dirty Duo 5K.

Don’t miss the mud, mystery obstacles, mud, music, mud and MORE MUD! It all happens at the scenic trails of Unity Village in Lee’s Summit, MO.

Registration includes food, fun, live entertainment, a one-of-a-kind Kansas City Dirty Duo finishers medal, race day t-shirt and a special surprise at the end of the race. Assemble your crew, grab your best costume (a costume is not required, but hey, they’re pretty cool and you could win a prize!) and join us for the muddiest 5K in Kansas City!

ALL PROCEEDS benefit TNC Community, a non-profit that provides support and care to adults with developmental disabilities in homes like yours and mine.

Unity Village – Unity Village, Missouri
Saturday, June, 10, 2017

Event will take place rain or shine!

LOCATION:  The Dirty Duo will take place at the the scenic campus is located at 1901 NW Blue Parkway, Unity Village, Missouri, 15 miles southeast of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Established nearly 100 years ago, it became the spiritual headquarters for the worldwide Unity movement. Today the Mediterranean-style campus still offers a quiet refuge and nurturing activities for body, mind, and spirit.

DATES & TIMES:  The DIRTY DUO will start at 8AM on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

PACKET PICK-UP & CHECK IN Packet Pick-up will be available as follows:

Friday, June 9 from noon to 6 p.m.
TNC Community
12404 E. US 40 Highway Independence, MO 64055
Important Reminder: Remove all jewelry before entering the mud pit!!

Race Schedule

6:30 a.m. Registration Opens
7:30 a.m. Costume Contest
8 a.m. Dirty Duo Race Begins

ENTRY FEES:  Your entry fee includes a one-of-a-kind Kansas City Dirty Duo finishers medal, race day t-shirt, food, drinks, live entertainment and a fantastic time getting muddy!

Early Bird Registration (until 11:59PM CT on 2/28/2017): $30/person
Regular Registration (until 11:59PM CT on 5/31/2017): $40/person
Late Registration (after 6/1/2017): $45/person

* Registrations after June 1st may not receive a t-shirt.
* Race day registrations are $45/person and t-shirts are not guaranateed.
* No Refunds

PRIZES:  Before the race begins, prizes will be awarded to the BEST COSTUME DUO. The costume contest will be judged by a separate panel of judges so grab a partner and get creative! Prizes will also be awarded to the top male and female finishers of the race.

Unity Village – Unity Village, MIssouri

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There is plenty of lodging available for all racers very close to Unity Village. Please use the map below to locate a hotel.

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How long is the race?
The race is 3.1 miles. That includes the mystery obstacles that are spread throughout the course.

What are some of the obstacles?
Shhhh! It’s a secret. But, we can tell you the obstacles will be easy enough for ANYone to complete and the last obstacle is a HUGE MUD PIT!

Can I wear jewelry and listen to music while I run?
No. Absolutely no earbuds and jewelry are allowed to be worn during the race. All race participants will be provided with a secure place for their belongings. Volunteers will be giving instructions at each obstacle and you will need to be able to hear them.

How old do you have to be to do the DIRTY DUO?
You have to be at least 11 years old to do the DIRTY DUO.

I want to compete in the race, but don’t know if I’m in good enough shape. How do I know if I can finish the race?
If you are able to walk three miles then you will be able to finish the race. Also, you will have breaks when you arrive at a mystery obstacle.

What type of terrain will the race be on?
The DIRTY DUO will be on mostly flat, paved and gravel trails. The course is set up in a way in which anyone will be able to finish the race.

Can I run by myself?
We’re encouraging duos and groups to participate, but you can definitely register to run solo.

What should we bring with us to the race?
You should bring running shoes, an old towel, clean clothes and socks to change into after the race. You should wear old clothes and shoes during the race, because they WILL get muddy!

What if I’ve already registered and find out later that I can’t participate?
We understand things happen, but we cannot issue refunds. ALL PROCEEDS from the KC Dirty DUO 5K fund the programs and services TNC Community provides to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Feel free to “gift” your registration to a friend, co-worker, family member, etc. Just let us know that your registration information has changed. The KC Dirty Duo is loads of fun, please consider your registration as a support for TNC Community programs and services. Although we’ll miss you, remember you’re doing a great thing by helping a local nonprofit organization.

To learn more about TNC Community, our programs, services and how to get involved, click here.

Originally founded in 1949 as the Harry S. Truman Children’s Neurological Center, TNC Community provides support and care to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in homes like mine and yours nestled into neighborhoods across the Kansas City Metro. Our mission is to advocate for interdependent living, education, and community inclusion through competent, caring support. Our supportive services can be summed up in three words: HOME, FAMILY and COMMUNITY.

ALL proceeds from the Dirty Duo will be used to continue to provide quality care and enhance our community integration programming.

To learn more, visit Your participation and sponsorship is greatly appreciated!

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