This run will take place on the Horsethief Canyon Trail. This trail is a multi-use equestrian, hiking, and mountain bike trail and includes hills, rocky sections, sand, and as many as 5 shallow water crossings. There will be approximately 1/2 mile of road at the start, followed by approximately 6 miles of trail. The trail length may be shorter if there are high water conditions.
Start time 9:00 AM
Starts at the Buffalo Tracks Trailhead in the Kanopolis State Park.
Race day registration will begin at 8:00 AM at the race start location.
From K-141 turn west at the Venango Park turn. The Venango Park turn is located just north of the Kanopolis dam. Take Horsethief Drive into Kanopolis State Park. Follow the trail run signs to the Horsethief Trailhead. It is 3.6 miles to the trailhead and the road is paved the entire way. The Horsethief Trailhead is marked “B” on your map. You must stop at the pay booth or the Park Office to purchase a day use permit for $5.00 per vehicle. If you have a Kansas Parks permit, you do not need to purchase a day permit.
Race Day Signup
Race day registration will open at 8:00 AM at the Start/Finish line. Race starts at 9:00 AM
Entry without a shirt will be $20
With a shirt will be $30
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are fully aware that the situation could change at any time. In the case of an unfortunate event cancellation, you will have the option to receive a full refund (minus the cost of your shirt), transfer your entry to next year's event in 2021, or you may opt to leave the money as a park donation. If you purchased a T-shirt with your entry it will be mailed to you.
There are restroom facilities at the trailhead; there are camping areas and showers within one mile of the Horsethief Canyon day use area. One self serve water stop on the trail will be provided, please make sure you put your cups in the trash box provided. NO LITTERING. Snacks and drinks will be provided at the end of the run.
Finish Line Festivities
All are welcome to join in and cheer on the runners. After all the runners have finished we will be giving out awards for the overall men's, women's and the top three for each age group.
Local time: 8:15 PM