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The Great Race!! (aka the Slate Creek Relay)

THE GREAT RACE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JULY 29TH, 2023 - 5:00pm in Woods Park

A Team consists of 15 men/women. participants must be 16 years of age by race day. Combined age of all team participants must average 26 years of age or older.

The Slate Creek Relay, otherwise known as the Great Race, started on July 4th, 1977 in Wellington, Kansas. An event that involves SO MANY in the Wellington community. It takes MANY hands to pull off this amazing event each year!


RACE INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS

  • FIRST LEG 360 YARD SPRINT

  • SECOND LEG: ¾ MILE

  • THIRD LEG: CROSS COUNTRY

  • FOURTH LEG: MOTOCROSS 250 cc, 2 ¼ MILE

  • FIFTH LEG: DESERT HIGHWAY ¾ MILE

  • SIXTH LEG: HORSE RACE, 1 1/8 MILE

  • SEVENTH LEG: BICYCLE, ½ MILE

  • EIGHTH LEG: MILE RUN

  • NINTH LEG: MILE RUN

  • TENTH LEG: TWO-MAN CANOE

  • ELEVENTH LEG: TWO MAN CANOE

  • TWELFTH LEG: ½ MILE

  • FINAL LEG: 360 YARD SPRINT

It's usually a hot day... sometimes we get some rain. This year has 7 teams competing.

Winning teams (1st, 2nd & 3rd) will receive CASH prizes.

The winning team name and year gets inscribed on the Great Race trophy cup!



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