5k / 10k

Jesse James Festival – Bill James 5k/10K


Saturday, September 11th, 2021 8:00 AM

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

POST race refreshments for race participants.

Finisher medals for all chip timed runners.

Packet Pick-up:

Early Packet pick-up on Friday Sept 10th from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM at the Lions Park 106 S. Jefferson Street Kearney MO 64060.

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

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.

Are you active duty military, or a military veteran? Email steph_grimm@hotmail.com to get your military discount code for your registration!

Registration: Online or download or at packet pickup or Race Day 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM, Downtown Kearney, MO

Online registration will close on Monday September 6th at 11:59 PM

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

2019 Sponsors


Kearney Family Chiropractic

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

Gold Sponsors

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Cosentino’s Price Chopper (816) 883-27701
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Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors