Race Information

Cowtown Stampede 5K
Wichita, KS
Sedgwick County
Nov 11, 2023 - Saturday
5K run | kids run
Virtual Option
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    Come join us as we run wild through the streets of Cowtown! This fun 5K will take you through Wichita's wild west, along the Museum District, and along the Arkansas River. The course is open for runners seeking a personal best while offering enough eye appeal for those looking for a nice stroll with the family. All participants will receive a participation medal. Awards will also be given by age group and gender.

    Additional recognition will be given to runners beating our "Pacers" to the finish line. Each pacer represents an Old Cowtown gang. If you beat the pacer across the finish line, you're faster than an iron horse. Pacers will run the 5K at 20, 25, 30, and 35 minutes (give or take). If you outrun a pacer you will receive a slider medal to attach to your participation award. These medals are beautiful and will truly be a showpiece to your running collection.

    After the run, join us for the best awards ceremony West of the Pecos and help celebrate our veterans with a special dedication! Finisher medals will come in gold, silver, and bronze (1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively) for the categories listed below.

    Overall – men
    Overall - women
    19 and under – men
    19 and under – women
    20-29 – men
    20-29 – women
    30-39 – men
    30-39 – women
    40-49 – men
    40-49 – women
    50-59 – men
    50-59 – women
    60-69 – men

    60-69 - women

    70+ men

    70+ women

    Packet Pickup

    Packet Pickup is scheduled for the Friday before raceday at the Cowtown Museum in the Visitors Center from 10am - 5pm. Cowtown is located in the heart of Wichita's Museum District at 1865 Museum Boulevard.

    5K Course

    The 5K course is certified through USATF. It starts at the Empire House in Cowtown, goes through the streets of the Old West, exits out to the bike path and along the river. Runners will cross the river twice, return to Cowtown and finish at the Empire House.

    Lil' Buckaroo Stampede Course

    The kids will race around the streets of Cowtown for approximately two city blocks or 1/4 mile. For those unfamiliar with Cowtown, these streets are not connected to any traffic and there will be no automobiles on these streets. In other words, the kids will be completely safe from traffic and within the museum compound.

    Post-Race Activities

    All participants are encouraged to explore Cowtown after their events are complete. The awards ceremony will begin after the runners finish. Refreshments will be available to participants immediately following the race. We hope that you will take a relaxing stroll through Wichita's historic streets and enjoy what has become our passion; Wichita's proud American history!

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