Amy Thompson Run Background

On Halloween night in 1986, in the company of three friends, Amy Thompson, 23 years old, was shot in the head.  

Amy Thompson Run Begins

Amy’s friend Molly Scanlon, with a cadre of volunteers organized the first Amy Thompson Run To Daylight in 1988 because Amy was a runner and her friends chose to honor her in this way. 

Growth of the ATR

From a few hundred participants in the early years, the run has grown to several thousand participants today. 

Proceeds & Benefits

 Proceeds from the run benefit the programs of the Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City-- the only non-profit in our area serving brain injury survivors, their loved ones and the professionals who treat them.  

Where We are Today

Memorial Day May 30, 2016 marks the 29th anniversary of the Amy Thompson Run for Brain Injury.