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Contact race director at: info@kansasmaze.com or call Tonya at 620-543-3073

2022 Registration is open!
4th Annual Sunflower Trail Run
5K & 1 Mile
*August 27, 2022
13209 E. 82nd Ave     Buhler, Ks     67522


* Scroll down for past race results

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Trail Run T-shirt
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Finishers Medal

     Join us for this unique trail run experience as the 5K and 1 mile course will immerse runners, joggers and walkers in more than 20 acres of gorgeous sunflowers!  It's an experience like none other!  

7:00 am:               

On-site registration and check-in opens.  Please check in at least 30 min prior to the start of your scheduled race.

8:00 am:                      

5K Competitive Division: Runners only, No strollers allowed

8:30 am:

5K Non-competitive Division: Run/Walk, Strollers welcome


9:15 am:      

1 Mile: Run/Walk, Strollers welcome

No pets please.  




All participants will receive an original Sunflower Trail Run Finisher t-shirt, Sunflower Trail Run finisher medal, free 1-day admission to the Kansas Maze Sunflower Festival for participant and guest and a gift bag of coupons from generous local businesses.   T-shirts & medals not guaranteed if registered after Aug 1.   **DEADLINE FOR SHIRTS EXTENDED THROUGH AUG 7.**


Grab your friends, families and co-workers and make your own team!  All teams must have at least 4 members.

Create your own family team, workplace team, church/club team, etc.  Why?  Because it's more fun than running alone!  You get a built-in support system!  Friendly competition with those you already know and trust!    

Referral Rewards:

When 3 others register using your personal referral code you will automatically get a $10 refund sent back to you!  Easy-cheesy!! 


Free pancakes will be served following the races for runners & their guests!  

Medals & Awards:

Prizes, custom designed by Sunflower Metal Designs, will be awarded in the 5K Competitive Division race only to the top 2 finishers in each age category.

Awards for this category will be announced as soon as results are tabulated.  

All registrants in both the 5K's AND the 1 Mile will receive a finisher medal. 


Results for the Non-Competitive 5K and the 1 Mile races will be posted but not announced. 

Medals and shirts must be picked up in person.  These will not be mailed unless registered as a Virtual runner or other arrangements have been made.


Spectators will not be allowed on the course or in the sunflower field during any race.  Water station will be available.  Views of the runners will be available from our lookout bridge or other platforms.    

Course map:

Maps will be available at packet pick-up.  


This trail course is IN an actual sunflower field.  Pathways will be cut out and runners will be expected to stay on the pathways.  Violators will be disqualified.  

All attempts will be made to keep the trails as safe as possible but uneven ground should be expected and wet/muddy conditions can occur.  Please be prepared.

*Pollinating bees will be present!  It is a Sunflower field!!*  

Race Day Timing:  

Race day timing and results for all races will be provided by Morgan Sports.   

** Kansas Maze reserves the right to cancel or change the date of this event at their discretion based on lack of sunflower blooms, inclement weather or conditions.  All efforts will be made to honor this date but safety & satisfaction of our guests is our #1 priority. **

Age Group Race Categories:

Male/Female in each:

10 & under






Registration Fees:


Early bird - by Dec 31:           $30

Jan 1-March 31:           $35

April 1-May 31:           $40 

June 1-July 31:           $45

Aug 1-Aug 21:           $50

Race Day Aug 27:           $55

5K Sunflower Trail Run

Early bird - by Dec 31:         $25

Jan 1-April 30:         $30

May 1-July 31:         $35

Aug 1-Aug 21:         $40

Race Day Aug 27:        $45    

1 Mile Sunflower Trail Run

Virtual Runs:                      $40

For further information or questions please contact the race director at info@kansasmaze.com or call Tonya at 620-543-3073.

Thank you to our local sponsors who have graciously donated their time, products, services or discounted promotions in support of our Sunflower Trail Run! 

We appreciate you so much!!  

Platinum Sponsors

Mary Winter Insurance Agent
Prairie Bank of Kansas in downtown Buhler.  Full service banking.
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Mary Winter

Reno County

Farm Bureau

Prairie Bank

of Kansas

Kansas Sunflower


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Inman Irrigation

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Kansas Wesleyan University

Gold Sponsors

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Sunflower Metal Designs

Gaeddert Farms

Sweet Corn

Inman High School

Cross Country

Silver Sponsors

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Reno County

Farm Bureau

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Buhler Dental Care



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Sunny's Cafe

Bronze Sponsors

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Kansas Sampler 


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Inman Recreation


2021 Sunflower Trail Race Results



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2020 Sunflower Trail Race Results



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2019 Sunflower Trail Race Results

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1 Mile

Overall Results


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Group Results