5k / 10k

Jesse James Festival – Bill James 5k/10K and fun run

Saturday, September 14th, 2019 8:00 AM

2018 – 5k Results

2018 – 10k Results

Event Summary: Jesse James Festival Race 2nd Saturday in September. Early registration fee until July 31

Event Details:
The race will start at 8:00 A.M. Also, as with every year our funds raised, help better the festival grounds and our community these fund will also help in building the Hero’s Monument Memorial.

Please, start the festival events off right by bringing the whole family and all your friends to the race. You will run on a serene asphalt course which is mostly flat with only a few hills. Enjoy the crisp early fall air and morning birds. Your family and friends can then cheer you on at the finish line in Downtown Kearney.

5k/10k Run: Tee Shirt and swag bag (while supplies last), Chip timing, online results, awards to the Top 3 runners in each 5-yr age groups

Fun Run: tee shirt(while supplies last)

POST race refreshments for race participants.

Finisher medals for all chip timed runners.

Packet Pick-up:

Early Packet pick-up on Thursday September 6th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM – location to be announced
Same day packet pickup race morning stating at 7:00 AM.

Entry Fees
5K/10K: $25 through 7/31, $30 from Aug. 1st until race day
Fun Run: $15 through 7/31, $20 from Aug.1st until race day

Starting line: North Grove St and Boude St at 8:00 AM

Finish line: North Grove and E. Washington St

Parking: First Baptist Church (303 S Grove St, Kearney MO 64060) Please do not park downtown.

Race route: (approximation)

Map Link

See Full Event Schedule

Additional Documents:

Sponsorship Application (pdf)

Swag Bag Donations (pdf)

Any questions or comments please email: steph_grimm@hotmail.com

2018 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Kearney Family Chiropractic

Kearney Family Chiropractic – kearneyfamilychiro.com (816) 628-6738

Club 7 Fitness (816) 628-6288

Gold Sponsors



Cosentino’s Price Chopper (816) 883-27701


Kent Mohler Exteriors – kmexteriors.com (816) 628-4049


iXLiXLDoU.com (816) 628-1229

Silver Sponsors

First Missouri Bank
First Missouri Bank

Farmers Insurance – Lechner Agency
Kelly Law Firm logo

Bronze Sponsors

KCB Bank

SERC Physical Therapy