Gardner Grind Adventure Race

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Do you have what it takes to complete the Gardner Grind?  On Saturday, August 12, Gardner Parks and Recreation will host an adventure race at Celebration Park.  On the trail around the west side of the park there will be obstacles, water challenges and of course...mud!!  Expect to get dirty and have a great time!  The race is one mile long and there will be 14-15 challenges along the way.  In addition to the race, there will be music and snacks available to all.  Each participant will receive a  t-shirt as well as other items.  The ages for the race are 7 to 107 years old!  The first heat will go off at 8:00 a.m. that morning and anywhere from 2-3 heats will go off per hour.  When registering, participants will choose one of the following race times:

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Participants are encouraged to enroll early.  Registration opens January 15, 2017!  Families, groups and individuals are all welcome to sign up! 

Please note:  When registering online, search "Gardner Grind" and the above three race times will appear.

 ***PACKET PICK UP: Packet pick-up will be held on site right after each heat at the race. 

Date   Saturday, August 12, 2017
Time   8:00 a.m.
Fee   $20.00 per participant thru July 14  (Register early for best rate!)

  $30.00 per person July 15- August 11
Age   7 and Older
Location    Celebration Park- 32501 W. 159th St., Gardner, KS 66030  
Registration Deadline   August 10- for online registration
    August 11- for in-person registration 
    **Register by July 21 to receive a t-shirt on race day.  After July 21 
    participants will receive their t-shirt approx. September 1.**   
Register Online     Online registration opens Jan. 15!  Register in person
                               at Gardner City Hall Friday, August 11 until 5 p.m.
                               Questions?  Call us at 913-856-0936.
                               ***No race day registration
Registration Form    Registration form (pdf) and course map
and Course Map     

Be an event sponsor!  Gardner Grind Sponsorship Information (pdf)

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