The Jana E. Pinker Memorial Foundation was established in April of 1999 as a way of remembering the passing of Jana due to a rare form of liver cancer on November 23, 1998. In her memory, the Foundation supports charities and arts organization, awards scholarships and provides for grants and community events. Proceeds from this year's event go to Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care, student scholarships, and other charities.
The 18th Annual Truffle Shuffle is a 5K family fun/walk held every year the 1st Saturday in March at Johnson County Community College. All family members are invited to participate in the Truffle Shuffle; you do not need to be a trained runner or walker to participate.
The event is chip timed by RaceDay Timing Solutions. All timing chips will be located on the back of each participant's bib number and are disposable. Results can be found at www.resultskc.com
Winners in each age category will receive a trophy! New Balance of Kansas City will provide gift cards for the Top 2 Male and Female finishers. Must be present to receive your award.
Chocolate truffles, provided by André’s Confiserie Suisse, and commemorative race shirts guaranteed to the first 200 entries.
$30 through February 20
$35 February 21 through Race Day
Packet Pick-up and Registration
New Balance – Kansas City, 6607 West 119th St., located east of Metcalf Avenue
Thursday, March 2, 4-7 p.m.
Friday, March 3, 4-7 p.m.
GYM building, Johnson County Community College
Saturday, March 4, 7-8 a.m.
Race Day Schedule
7 a.m. Late registration and packet pick-up
9:00 a.m. 5K Family Run/Walk (indoor or outdoor)
10:30 a.m. The Little Truffle Shuffle – free 50-yard dash for kids 10 and under inside our warm gym.
11:00 a.m. Awards ceremony
All race day activities will be held at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, located on the southwest corner of College Boulevard and Quivira Road. Please enter the campus using the entrance on College Boulevard and follow signs to the designated parking lot.
Runner Protection and Aid
Baby strollers, baby joggers, roller skates, roller blades, hand/foot cycles and dogs are not allowed on the course.
Race Sponsored by the Johnson County Community College Foundation Proceeds support cancer research, student scholarships and Jana E. Pinker Memorial Foundation philanthropy. For additional information, please call The Jana E. Pinker Memorial Foundation, an IRS 501(c)3 corporation, at 913-764-1850 or visit us online at www.janaepinker.org.
The Jana E. Pinker Memorial Foundation awards scholarships at the high school and college levels. Details on the scholarships and applications can be found on our website - http://janaepinker.org/scholarship.htm