July 18, 2014

Directions & Transportation

Directions to Embassy Suites Hotel & Olathe Conference Center from Kansas City International Airport

The start/finish line is located at Embassy Suites Hotel & Olathe Conference Center located at Kansas Highway 10 and Ridgeview Road. The address for the Garmin Marathon, Expo and Packet Pick-up is 10401 South Ridgeview Road, Olathe, KS 66061.


  • Head towards I-29S/US-71 S to Kansas City
  • Follow I-29 S/US-71 S for 3.7 miles
  • Take exit 9B to merge onto MO-152 W toward Topeka for 5.5 miles
  • Use the right lane to merge onto I-435 S via the spur/circle ramp to Topeka for 22.9 miles
  • Entering Kansas as you pass over Missouri River
  • Take exit 1B for KS-10 toward Lawrence
  • Continue onto KS-10 W for 0.9 miles
  • Take the Ridgeview Rd exit (1st exit on right)
  • This is a Diverging Diamond Pattern Bridge
  • Continue onto S Ridgeview Rd for 0.5 miles
  • Take left turn to East on to W 106th St
  • Destination will be in the office park




Shuttles to Start / Finish Line

  • We will have shuttles pick up and drop off about 5 miles from the start. They will pick up at the church located here: Heartland Community Church – 12175 S Strang Line Rd, Olathe, KS 66062. The shuttles typically run from 5am-6:30am. Then they will take people back to the church from about 8am to 1pm. There are 5 hotels located around this church, plus this would just be a good car drop off location to avoid traffic.


If you have other questions check out the FAQ page.

Airport Transportation

Transportation & Limo Services
Champion Shuttle Inc.
Ms. Crystal Taylor

2011 E Crossroads Lane
Olathe, KS 66062
Phone: 913-937-9444
Toll Free: 888-245-7844


From Airport to Olathe is $47-$57 – includes up to 4 passengers.

To get from anywhere in the metro to the Expo or the Starting Line is $45 or less.