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Saturday, October 12, 2024

Avila University
11901 Wornall Rd,
Kansas City, MO 64145

Run, Serve, Lift.
Help end poverty.

Proceeds from Outpace Poverty 2024  benefit the programs and services provided by Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph.

It is our mission To Serve & To Lift all whom we come in contact with - serving client’s immediate needs, relieving whatever anxiety or burden is on their heart, while simultaneously seeking to lift them to the dignity of self-reliance.

Join Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph and lace up your sneakers to Outpace Poverty! The 2024 event on October 12,  2024. All participants will receive a t-shirt, goody bag and treats from our sponsors and vendors. Medals will be given out for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place division winners. 

2024 Outpace Poverty Race Route

Start and stop on Avila Campus 

Together we can outpace poverty!

Saturday, October 12, 2024

Avila University

11901 Wornall Rd

Kansas City, MO 64145

Registration and Packet Pick-up begin at 7:00 AM on Race Day

8:00 AM Run Starts

Parking Map: TBD

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Promote Your Race

Fundraise with Friends

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After you register, promote your fundraising efforts on your social media. Ask friends to support you by donating to your fundraising with your personal link.

Create excitement. Create buzz. Raise money. Run, or walk, but whichever you choose, have fun!

Looking for another way to
Outpace Poverty in our community?

Host a
Food Drive!

Organize one at work, your kid's school, your neighborhood or church!

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This event is supported in part by the City of Kansas City, Missouri Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors

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Last year, proceeds from Outpace Poverty contributed to Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s overall mission to provide help and hope to our neighbors in need across 27 counties.


Pounds of emergency food distributed

across northern & western Missouri




rent and
lease assistance



given the skills to find & keep

a job


Children were served in the
Mom’s Empowerment program


In utility



Veteran families


housing services


Personal care & hygiene items given to

those in need

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