He’s coming. After a year of living dangerously in pandemic cyberspace, the Say Grace Thanksgiving Race Pilgrim is preparing to break free of his COVID confinement and return to the streets of Midtown Wichita. That’s right, fellow pilgrims, Wichita’s largest 5K race will be reemerging this fall (barring any currently unanticipated health restrictions). So rise up, racers, and leave all the binge watching and Zoom meetings behind. Register your family and friends starting September 6th, then scrape off the digital rust and come run with us.
About the Race
Run the Race, Then Feed Your Face! The Say Grace Race is GraceMed’s signature fundraising event and is also Wichita’s largest, local 5K. The annual family-friendly event has become a Thanksgiving tradition for many in our community. We invite you to come out with family and friends to run, walk, or stroll through Midtown, one of Wichita’s most historic neighborhoods. Then enjoy all your holiday indulgences GUILT FREE! Participant perks include: CHIP timing, race t-shirt, unique awards for overall and age-group winners, team awards, fruit and water.
When: Thursday, November 25th, 9:30 am
Where: GraceMed Health Clinic 1122 N. Topeka St. Wichita KS 67214
Prizes and Awards
Top 3 overall male and female finishers cash prizes:
1st place male and female – $200
2nd place male and female – $125
3rd place male and female – $75
1st age – graded male and female Masters finishers (over 40) cash prizes:
1st place male and female – $100
Top 3 male and female finishers in each of the following age group categories:
9 and under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18. 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59,
60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over
Pilgrim’s Pride Award – Team with the most members
Fancy Feathers Award – Best dressed team**
Galloping Gobbler Award – Fastest team
Mayflower Moniker Award – Best Team Name
*Teams must have a minimum of 4 members
**Fancy Feathers participants must be in the Emporia Park at 9:00 am for costume judging.