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Stars & Stripes 5K and Lil Firecracker Fun Run 

The eighth annual Stars & Stripes 5K will take place at Cessna Stadium in beautiful Wichita, KS. Come start your 4th of July with this great family event that features a fast and flat course, chip timing, free photos, great event shirt and finisher medals for all participants and a kids fun run!

Race Details

Race Date:

Thursday, July 4th, 2021

5K Start Time: 7:30AM

Kids Fun Run Start Time: 8:30AM

(or after completion of the 5k)

Race Site:

Cessna Stadium at Wichita State

(1845 E 21st St N, Wichita, KS)

Packet Pickup:

Packet pickup will be on Wednesday, July 3rd from 2-6pm at a site to be determined and on race day, beginning at 6:30am.

Course Map:   

Click Here


Registration Fees:





Thru 5/16

5/17- 6/6

6/7- 7/2
7/3 - 7/4

5K Individual





Kids fun run





5K Team





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5K Run/Walk Teams

Register as an individual or as part of a team of 3 or more.  All participants in the 5k will receive a participant shirt and finishers medal.  

Kids Fun Run 

Fun Run for kids ages 8 and under. 50-200 yards based on age. Participants will get a shirt and medal.


Awards will be given to the top overall male and female finishers as well as the top masters male and female finishers. Custom event medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the following age categories:


10 and under  25-29     45-49     65-69
11-14              30-34     50-54     70-74

15-19              35-39     55-59     75-79

20-24              40-44     60-64     80 and over

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Charity: Shocker Fitness

"Shocker Fitness" is an effort by Wichita State University Track & Field Head Coach Steve Rainbolt (Coach Bolt) to provide a community exercise program for the Wichita area. His idea is patterned after a similar program in Lawrence, KS called Dog Days Fitness. "Coach Bolt" went and visited a Dog Days morning session and thought this would be a great way to bring together the community of Wichita and help raise money for Shocker Track & Field.

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