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Sunflower Trail Run

When: August 28, 2021
Where: Buhler, KS
Race type(s): 5K, 1M

Join us for our 3rd annual Sunflower Trail Run! This unique 5K and 1 Mile course will immerse participants in more than 20 acres of gorgeous sunflowers! Runners, joggers and walkers will follow the dirt trails through the sunflower field to the finish line!

Pictures and info also available on our website at!

Race Times:

5K – Competitive Division: 8:00am- Runners only. No strollers allowed.

5K – Non Competitive Division: 8:30am. Run/Walk. Strollers allowed.

1 Mile – 9:15am. Run/Walk. Strollers allowed.

7:00 am: Check-in and same day registration begins. Please check in at least 30 min prior to the scheduled start time of your race.

Virtual 5K – Run your 5K on your own time between now and Aug 29! When completed, just message us through email, website or FB and we will mail your Finisher T-shirt and medal to you following race day!


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 & medals not guaranteed if registered after Aug 1. **


Grab your friends, families and co-workers and make your own team! All teams must have at least 5 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!

The first person to register as part of a team will create a team name. All other members of that team will need to use that exact team name. To start a new team have one person of that team register and enter a team name. After that, other team members can register and click on that team name. Contact us if you have any questions.

Referral Rewards:

Another new feature we are rolling out for 2020 are referral rewards! Just get 5 others to register using your personal referral code and you will automatically get a $10 refund sent back to you! Easy-cheesy!!

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. Categories for both male/female are: 10 & under, 11-17, 18-35, 36-50, 51-65. 65+. ​

All participants in both 5K's and the 1 Mile race will receive a finisher medal and a Sunflower Trail Run t-shirt!


Free pancakes will be served following the races!


Spectators will not be allowed on the course or in the sunflower field during any race. A 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 on race day.


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. If rainy conditions are present leading up to race day, the course may be muddy. 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 all races will be provided by Morgan Sports, LLC.

** 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.

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