Contact race director at: or

call Tonya at 620-543-3073

1st Annual Sunflower Trail Run

5K & 1 Mile

*August 31, 2019

13209 E. 82nd Ave     Buhler, Ks     67522


5K Age Group Results


5K Overall Results


1 Mile Age Group Results


1 Mile Overall Results


     Join us for this unique trail run experience as the 5K and 1 mile course will immerse runners, joggers and walkers in a 16 acre field of gorgeous sunflowers!  It's an experience like none other!  

7:00-7:45 am:               

On-site registration and packet pick-up

8:00 am:                      

5K Trail Run begins

8:30 am or following 5K finish:      

1 Mile Trail Run/Walk begins

Medals & prizes for 5K age-category winners and best "Sunflower Themed" participant will be awarded following the 1 Mile finish.


All participants will receive an original Sunflower Run Finisher t-shirt, Sunflower 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 not guaranteed if registered after Aug 1. **


Free pancakes will be served following the races for registered runners!  Only $2/guest.

Medals & Awards:

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

All registrants in both the 5K AND the 1 Mile will receive a finisher medal, also custom designed by Sunflower Metal Designs.  

Must pick up in person.  Medals will not be mailed.

Prize will also be given for the best dressed "Sunflower themed" participant!  Start collecting your best Sunflower Swag and let's have some fun!  Thanks to the Kansas Sampler Foundation for these prizes!!!


Spectators will not be allowed on the course or in the sunflower field during either race.  Water stations will be available.  Views of the runners will be available from our lookout bridge or other platforms.  Binoculars recommended if you want to view runners across the field.  

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 eliminated from the race.  

All attempts will be made to keep the trails as safe as possible but uneven ground should be expected.  Please wear appropriate shoes and attire.

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

Race Day Timing:  

Race day timing and results for the 5K and 1 Mile Trail Run 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 inclement weather or conditions.  All efforts will be made to honor this date but safety of our guests is our #1 priority. **

Age Group Race Categories:

Male/Female in each:

10 & under












Registration Fees:  Non-refundable

5K Sunflower Trail Run:

Early bird- by April 30: 

May 1-May 31:

June 1-June 30:            

July 1-July 31:              

Aug 1-Aug 26:         

Race Day (Aug 31):

(race day only if available)

1 Mile Sunflower Trail Run:

Early bird- by April 30:  

May 1-May 31:           

June 1-July 31:             

Aug 1- Aug 26: 

(race day only if available)       






For further information or questions please contact the race director at 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 first Sunflower Trail Run!  We appreciate you so much!!  Click on each logo to find out more!

Gaeddert Farms Sweet Corn

Inman High School

Cross Country

Gaeddert Farms

Sweet Corn

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Sunflower Metal Designs

Mustard Seed restaurant in downtown Buhler

Mustard Seed

Customized photography

jak photography

Bartel Kitchen and Bath.  Custom designs.  Kitchen and bath remodels.

Bartel Kitchen

and Bath

Sunny's Cafe at 

Sunshine Meadows

Mid-Kansas Credit Union.  For all your banking needs.


Credit Union

Ideatek in downtown Buhler.  Full internet provider.


Reno County

Farm Bureau

Prairie Bank of Kansas in downtown Buhler.  Full service banking.

Prairie Bank

of Kansas

Hometown Food Stores.  Local grocery store.


Food Stores

Mary Winter

Reno County

Farm Bureau

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Dr Dal Hunt, DDS

Family Dentistry

Schmidt Electric

Papa Baldy's Popcorn & Sorghum

Papa Baldy's 

Popcorn & Sorghum


Kansas Maze logo

13209 E. 82nd Ave, Buhler, Ks  67522

Tel: 620-543-3073 / Email:

Sunflower Festival

Aug 24-Sept 14, 2019

Wed-Fri: 5-8 pm

Sat-Sun: 2-8 pm

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