Running / Special Events

Outrun Childhood Obesity

2018 Race Results

This 8th annual timed run benefits the Garden City Recreation Commission’s Fit Camp program. Fit camp is designed to help youth understand and appreciate a healthy and active lifestyle. The camp is provided to participants at no cost. Outrun Childhood Obesity provides funding for equipment, participant t-shirts, healthy snacks, instructors for fit camp, and much, much more! Runners can register for ½ marathon, 10K, 5K or 2 mile run.

Race Date: April 7 126

Registration: 8 am 

Half marathon start: 9 am, other races to follow 

Location: Charles Peebles Complex

Fee Schedule: 

By March 9
By March 23
After March 23
1/2 Marathon
2 Mile


2018 Course Map

Obesity Run Marked Map

Summer Fit Camp

The goal of Fit Camp is to teach kids how to be physically active as well as teaching them the importance of making healthy nutritional choices. It has been proven that kids who are in better physical condition are more confident in themselves, earn better grades, and get along better with their peers.

Age: Grade 4 - 8th

Fee: Free

Location: GCRC

This year we are offering morning and afternoon Fit Camp sessions, with 25 kids in each session. In order to make everyone that wishes to participate is able to, please only register for either morning OR afternoon sessions. Thank you!

Camp Times
25 Kids in Each Session
Session 1
9am - 12pm
Session 2
1pm - 4pm

Camp Dates
Monday - Thursday
June 4-7
July 2-5 (No camp)
June 11-14
July 9-12
June 18-21
July 16-19
June 25-28

The Southwest TRI-fecta

The Garden City TRI

Complete three of the six scheduled triathlons and conquer SW Kansas. Garden City, Holcomb, Dodge City, Cimarron, Ulysses and Liberal will be participating in 2018. Tri-fecta finishers will receive a long sleeve tech or light running hoodie. Each location has their own t-shirts and awards. All Garden City participants complete a 400 meter perimeter swim, 12 mile bike ride, and 4 mile trail run. Watch the website for more details.

Date: July 29

Location: Garden City "Big Pool" 504 E. Maple Street

Pre-Registration: TBD / Event Day Registration: 8 - 8:30 am

Race Begins: 9 am


$30/individual, $60/team

$35/individual, $70/team after July 1

The Siege & Mini Siege

Join us for the second annual Siege obstacle 5K event. This event is the ultimate test of courage and strength and will benefit Wounded Warrior Project. Push your physical limits by participating in wall climbs, rope swing, monkey bars, mud pits, and many other challenging Army-based obstacles. Old sneakers and clothes are recommended. Don’t forget to sign your kids up for the Mini Siege. Registration opens July 3.

Date: September 8 

Location: Garden City High School

EventAgeStart TimeFee
The Siege 5K Individual Competitive14+9 am$40
$50 after August 21
The Siege 5K Team Competitive (Max 4 People)
To Follow$140
$160 after August 21
The Siege 5K Individual Challenge
To Follow
$40 after August 21
The Siege 5K Individual Challenge
To Follow
$120 after August 21
Mini Siege8-13To Follow last 5k wave
$35 after August 21

Competitive and Mini Siege divisions will be timed and awards given.