Slate Creek Relay

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Jack Potucek - RACEMASTER

Photo Credit Steve Sturgis

Photo Credit Steve Sturgis


The 30th running of the Slate
Creek Relay scheduled for July 25, 2020, has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and the unknowns it presents. We look forward, with enthusiasm, to next year's 
race on  JULY 31, 2021!

Check out the Race Times for
the last 5 runnings of the Great Race on the
 History tab above. Photos from the most recent race are posted with the other galleries!

Thanks to everyone for your understanding! See you JULY 31, 2021!

South Woods Park

Lynn Burgess Drive

Wellington, Kansas

Join in the fun!

The Great Race in

Wellington, Kansas is held

the last Saturday in July

every year!

The Slate Creek Relay is the Great Race in Wellington, Ks

The Great Race History

Slate Creek Relay, began at Slate Creek Depot in 1977 on the 4th of July at 2:30 pm

The race started and ended at the Depot from 1977 to 1982. Sadly the Depot burned down July 26, 1982

1983-1986 races started and ended at the Depot site, party following at the Elk's Club

There were no races run from 1987 until 2001 when the Chamber of Commerce requested

Jack Potucek to revive the Great Race Relay!

The race course started in "Woods Park" (Harvey Street) in 2001

The race course moved to "South Park" in 2002

The race course was "tweeked" a couple of times until 2007

The race course has remained the same from 2008 to present

JacK Potucek has been the Racemaster every year

Black Oak Striders and the Greeno Flameouts have been in every race

Teams from Oxford, Derby, Wichita, South Haven, Caldwell, Potwin, Hunnewell, Winfield, Mayfield & Wellington, KS

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