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 For more information regarding the 2017 Sunflower Race Series click the logo below: 


This is a runners club designed for those who love to run. We will meet weekly and be part of a group that shares a common interest and love for running. The annual fee includes a running jersey and discounted entrance fee to HRC running and triathlon events. You may also get additional individualized running programs from 5k, 10k, 1/2, and Full Marathons.
Entry Deadline:  Join Anytime
Annual Fee:  $30.00
Individual Running Programs:  $40.00
Entry fee to HRC running event:  $5.00
Held on:  Friday’s – March 3, 2017 – Oct. 27, 2017
Times:  6:00am
Location:  Varies
Ages:  16 & older

Sign up at  The seventh Annual Free Spirit Run is being held in memory of Jordyn Claiborn, who was killed in a car accident September 11, 2009.  All proceeds from the run will be donated to the Hays High Free Spirit Award and the Jordyn Claiborn Memorial Scholarship at the FHSU Herndon Clinic for Speech and Language. The run and the scholarships established in her name are in honor of the way Jordyn lived her life - Free. The Free Spirit Run will feature a 5K and 10K division. In addition, there is a "Free Spirit" division for those who want to contribute and set their own race distance.
Entry Deadline:  September 13
Entry Fee:  $18.00, $22.00 entry fee after Sept. 13
Held on:  Saturday, September 16
Times:    Registration starts at 9:15am
  Race at 10:00am
Location:  Dusty Glassman Ballpark - 4th & Milner
Limitations:  Min. 15 pre-registered

Join our Runners Club at the Hays Rec Fitness Center and run to three different park locations. This 5K course will take you to Kiwanis Park, Roosevelt Elementary, and Sunrise Park before heading back to the Rec. We will recover with refreshments, snacks, foam rolling, and Yoga.
Entry Fee:  $2.00
Held On:  Saturday, October 14
Time:  8:00am
Location:  Fitness Center
Instructors:  Gail & Haley

Sign up at  The Hays Recreation Commission, in conjunction with Papa Murphy’s Take ‘n’ Bake Pizza, is ready to kick off the holiday season with our Turkey Trot! Come challenge yourself or just enjoy a great experience with your friends and family.  All participants will receive a T-shirt, and overall winners will receive a turkey. Following the event we will commence with the Sunflower Race Series Award Ceremony.
Entry Deadline  November 1
Entry Fee:  $18.00, $22.00 entry fee after November 1
Held on:  Saturday, November 4
Times:  Registration starts at 9:00am
  10K begins at 9:45am, 5K begins at 10:00am
Location:  Dusty Glassman Ball Park - 4th & Milner
Limitations:  Min. 15 pre-registered

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