THE HEART OF THE SUMMIT - Downtown Lee's Summit, Missouri 

For 2020 the Heart of the Summit returns to its traditional course through the heart of downtown Lee's Summit. Click here to view the 2020 route map.

The Heart of the Summit will include the 5K and 10K races, along with a 10K team relay, and a one-mile walk. 

Please note: The event will include a stand-alone pancake breakfast, and will feature a drum line, the Pleasant Lea Middle School Choir, an Honor Guard, and more! It's a fun event for the entire family -and, of course - all proceeds will benefit our first responders.

Online Registration



Several options are available for you to register for the event.


Entry Fee

  • 5K - $25.00

  • 10K-Solo or Relay - $25.00 

  • Kids Run - $10.00 


Online registration ends November 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CDT

Entry fees must accompany registration form.

Fee includes t-shirt, refreshments and goodie bag. No refunds will be given. 


Even if you don't currently belong to a structured running/walking club- why not start now and organize a team just for this event?  This is a wonderful opportunity for members of your corporation, social club or neighborhood group to join together to support Lee's Summit's first responders!



Select to Register Now.  (Will open a new window for your registration)  A $3.00 surcharge is added to cover the cost of on-line payment processing. On-line registration ends at 11:59 p.m., November 6, 2020.



Download the Heart of the Summit Registration Form and mail or bring your completed form along with payment to:

Bodies Health and Fitness
Heart of the Summit Race
1100 SE Century Drive
Lee's Summit, MO 64081


Registration on the day of the race will be available 6:30 until 7:30 a.m.

We'll have a pancake breakfast, area team mascots, a drum line, the and the Pleasant Lea Middle School Choir, under the direction of Courtney Williams, to kick things off at 7:45, followed by the Kids Dash at 8:00, and the 5K/10K/10K Relay and one-mile walk starting at 8:05 a.m.

Come join us!



Packet Pickup and Parking


Packet pickup: Friday, November 6th from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Running Well Store, 418 SE Missouri 291 Hwy, Lee's Summit, MO 64063


Race Day registration and packet pickup is available from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. at the race site.


Note: Please pre-register and pick up your packet in advance. If you must register on race day, make sure you arrive early.


Race Day Parking: Ample complimentary parking is available in downtown Lee's Summit, including the municipal parking garage at 2nd and Green Streets.