Kansas City, Missouri – April 6, 2023 – The Hospital Hill Run, Kansas City’s Grandfather of all Kansas City road races, is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 7 AM in Crown Center.

To commemorate this milestone, the event’s organizers are pleased to announce a total prize purse of $2000 for the Half Marathon event, generously sponsored by Greg and Sybil Orman.

The prize purse breakdown is as follows:

     Male/Female First Place: $500 each

     Male/Female Second Place: $300 each

     Male/Female Third Place: $100 each

     Male/Female First Place Masters: $100 each

Hospital Hill Run has been a staple in the Kansas City community since its inception in 1974, attracting thousands of participants from the local area and around the world. This year’s race promises to be an unforgettable experience as runners come together to conquer the hill and celebrate the event’s rich history.

The 5K and 10K winners will receive prize packages.

For more information about the 50th Anniversary Hospital Hill Run and registration details, visit www.hospitalhillrun.com.

For more information, contact: lisa@hospitalhillrun.com

About Hospital Hill Run

What began in 1974 with 99 athletes paying a $1 fee to run a 6.8-mile course starting and ending in Crown Center has evolved into an annual Kansas City running Tradition that regularly hosts thousands of athletes from all over the country. Hospital Hill Run was recognized in 2020 & 2021 by the Pitch Magazine as the Reader’s Choice Award Winner for best-organized footrace in Kansas City, MO. The 50th Anniversary Hospital is set for June 3, 2023, featuring 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon distances.

For more information regarding Hospital Hill Run, go to www.hospitalhillrun.com.


About Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Founded in 1897, Children’s Mercy is a leading independent children’s health organization dedicated to holistic care, translational research, educating caregivers and breakthrough innovation to create a world of well-being for all children. With not-for-profit hospitals in Missouri and Kansas, and numerous specialty clinics in both states, Children’s Mercy provides the highest level of care for children from birth through the age of 21. U.S. News & World Report has repeatedly ranked Children’s Mercy as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.” For the fifth consecutive time in a row, Children’s Mercy has achieved Magnet nursing designation, awarded to only about 8% of all hospitals nationally, for excellence in quality care. More than 850 pediatric subspecialists, researchers and faculty across more than 40 subspecialties are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and education of the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. Thanks to generous philanthropic and volunteer support, Children’s Mercy provides hope, comfort and the prospect of brighter tomorrows to every child who passes through its doors. Visit Children’s Mercy and the Children’s Mercy Research Institute to learn more, and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube for the latest news and videos.