Are you ready for 39.3 miles in nine weeks?  Now in its 9th year the Heartland 39.3 Series has become one of the best Half Marathon Series in the Country.

The Heartland 39.3 Series is a challenge for all of the half marathon fanatics who love to run half marathons and who want to take on the challenge of participating in three area half marathons in nine weeks!

All finishers will walk away with tons of swag from all three races and bragging rights as a Heartland 39.3 finisher.  Whether this is your first year in the series or you are participating for your 9th straight year this series has something for everyone.

The Heartland 39.3 Series starts with the Liberty Hospital Half Marathon in Liberty, Missouri on March 7, continues with the Rock the Parkway Half Marathon in Kansas City, Missouri on April 4, and wraps up with the Running With the Cows Half Marathon on May 9 in Bucyrus, Kansas. Three great races in three distinct environments, all within the Kansas City metropolitan area!


As a H393 participant you will receive all the benefits 3 half marathons have to offer:

  • Finishers Medal – one from all three half marathons

  • Race Tech running shirt – one from all three half marathons

  • H393 Tech running shirt. (Pick up at the H393 booth at the Liberty Half expo)

  • Smart pacing teams

  • Post race festivities


For more info on each race please visit their site:

Liberty Hospital Half Marathon

Rock The Parkway

Running with the Cows


As a Finisher of all three half marathons in the series you will qualify for great H393 swag, ​ Each year you complete the Series, you will receive the next level prize!


PLEASE NOTE: – All H393 participants are required to sign up for all 3 races at one time.  If you have already signed up for one or more of the races and now want to take on the Heartland Series challenge, contact us for a discount code for Series registration reflecting the race or races that you have already signed up for!

We need to have everyone participating in the Series in one spot, rather than trying to accurately work with hundreds of participants registering separately for all three races.To register offline, download registration form here.

  • Super early bird discount through September 9, 2019 – $164

  • September 10, 2019 – October 13, 2019 – $177

  • October 14, 2018 – December 29, 2019 – $204

  • December 30, 2019 – February 9, 2020 – $230

  • February 10, 2020 - April  1, 2020 – $260

  • After April 1, 2020 - $280


The following overall and age group awards will be given based on total combined time of all three races.


Age Groups: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

  • Overall first place male and female – $250 cash prize (to be mailed following the completion of the series)

  • 1st Place in age group – $75 gift card to the KC Running Company store

  • 2nd Place in age group – $50 gift card to the KC Running Company store

  • 3rd Place in age group – $25 gift card to the KC Running Company store

KC Running Company
200 E. 135th Street, Kansas City, MO 64145 tel.816.569.4508
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