Slate Creek Relay

Congratulations

to this year's Winners of the

Slate Creek Depot's Great Race pictured at left!

Check out the Race Times, 

on the History tab. Photos from the most recent race are now posted with the other galleries!

Thanks to everyone who participated and made it such a great day!

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!



Photo Credit Tracy McCue

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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