The Chase County Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to host the third annual Race the Chase event! Created by Dirty Kanza Promotions with its inspiration of two great loves … The Flint Hills and an Athletic Challenge! Experience the beauty of the tallgrass prairie while racing from the historic Strong City Depot – Passing along the Strong City downtown corridor and winding through the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.

Amazing event happening right here in Chase County September 24th, 2016!! Racers can knock off two items on their Kansas Bucket List on Saturday– The Flint Hills and the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve … if you stay the night on Friday, September 23 you can catch a third Bucket List attraction – Emma Chase Friday Night Music in downtown Cottonwood Falls~

Great Race the Chase Video on Facebook: Click here Race the Chase – What to Expect with Jacob Kucza

OFFICIAL RUNNERS GUIDE LINK:  Race the Chase Runner Guide 2016

Participation in the three competitive classes is on a pre-registration basis only.
Registration can be found at the following website:
Registration will close on September 10th, 2016 or until the participant cap has
been met. Registrations will not be accepted after the Sep. 10th deadline. No
refunds. Entries cannot be transferred to other people. However, participants
may transfer to another event distance up until Sep. 10th. A $10 transfer fee
will be assessed.
Competitive Classes
Full 50k……………………………$80
Half 25k……………………………$60
Short 10k………………………….$35
Each competitive class will consist of an Open Men’s and Open women’s age group (16-39) and a Master men’s and Master women’s
age group (40+).
Prizes will be awarded 3 deep in each class.
Prizing and Swag Included with entry:
Fully stocked aid station support
Chip Timing
Event t-shirt
Custom finishers prize (Awarded
to all finishers)
Meal voucher (to be used at
participating vendors)
Awards & SWAG for top finishers
Finish Line Party and family block party 5k Fun Run/Walk
Cost to participate – $25
The family fun 5k is intended for beginner runners and active enthusiasts that would like to participate in the event, but aren’t ready for a bigger challenge. All walkers, runners, strollers, canines, etc. are welcome! Participants in the 5K Fun Run/Walk will receive an event t-shirt, $5 meal voucher, and access to the Block Party. The 5k is not a competitive class and will not be timed, nor are there any finisher prizes/awards. There will be event day registration, but only pre-registered 5k participants will receive a t-shirt.
Registration for this event will be available online at: