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5K/10K Road Race


Registration is Now Closed


 Due to weather conditions the race will be slightly delayed and a decision will be made around 8am.

DATE:  Saturday, July 10, 2021

SITE:  Lake Shawnee, Shelter #4 at the western tip of Tinman Circle, Topeka, KS  66605. Click here for directions.

New course in 2021!

TIME:  Check-in is from 6:30-7:30am. 10k Race begins at 7:45am & 5k Race begins at 8:00am.

FEE:  $30 per person.

REGISTRATION:  Registration will open March 1st. Online registration only.

DEADLINE:  Friday, July 2nd at 6pm. The deadline will not be extended. No late entries.

EVENT DAY ENTRIES: Day of entries will no longer be accepted due to Covid-19.

T-SHIRTS:  Commemorative t-shirts will be distributed to participants who register prior to the posted deadline.

LODGING:  Click here to make your reservation now with one of our partner hotels.

COMMISSIONER:  Paul Wagner,  785-817-2606 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please Note: By registering for this event, all participants agree to the Sunflower State Games No Refund Policy and all posted rules and policies. Click here for more information.


  • Click here for course maps
  • Events: 5K Run, 10K Run, 5K Walk, 1K Kids Fun Run (free)
  • Divisions: 10 & under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80+. Age determination date is July 10.
  • Course map will be posted in the coming weeks.
  • Chip timing will be used.
  • No headsets, strollers, baby joggers, bikes, roller-blades, dogs, or motorized vehicles are allowed on the course.
  • Medals to the top three in each age group will be distributed to winners at the post event award ceremony.
  • Trophies awarded to the top overall male and female in the 5K and 10K run.
  • Medals and awards must be picked up after the race and will not be mailed.


PACKET PICK-UP: Packet pick-up will take place at Garry Gribbles, located in the West Ridge Plaza shopping center at 2130 SW Wanamaker Rd., Topeka, KS 66614 on Friday, July 9th from 11: a.m. - 7:00 p.m.. Please note: Late entries will NOT be accepted at packet pick-up.


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