Back to School Bash at the Splash
All ages will enjoy our NEW Smallville 5K & Super Hero 1-mile fun run/walk as a part of the Third Thursday Smallville Festival on June 21st.
Enjoy this twilight run in the heart of Downtown Hutchinson, where participants will run loops with a crowd cheering them on. The Super Hero 1-mile fun run/walk starts at 8 p.m. and will include one, 1-mile loop. This fun event is open to all ages and levels and we encourage participants to wear their favorite super hero costumes!
The Smallville 5K starts at 8:30 p.m. and will include three, 1-mile loops.
Celebrate our town with a FUN and festive twilight race! All participants will receive race shirts and finisher’s medals.
UPDATE: Online registration now closed (6/19/18). In-person registration still available at HR Downtown, 17 E. 1st through event evening at DCI Park, 2nd & Main.
Smallville 5K (16 & older): https://
Smallville 5K (5-15 yrs old): https://
Super Hero 1-mile fun run/walk: https://
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When & Where:
- Thursday, June 21, 2018; 1-mile starts at 8 p.m., 5K starts at 8:30 p.m.
- DCI Park, 2nd & Main
7-7:30 p.m.: Participate in the family-friendly superhero costume contest at DCI Park, sponsored by Heartland Credit Union
7:45 p.m.: Smallville Proclamation & National Anthem before the Super Hero 1-mile race
8 p.m.: Super Hero 1-mile fun run/walk starts (this event is un-timed!)
8:30 p.m.: Smallville 5K race starts (this event is chip-timed!)
After 5K (around 9:15 p.m.): 5K awards by the DCI Park gazebo
*Also check out the street dance featuring classic rock band, Artifact (thanks to Hutchinson Governmental Employees Credit Union) and beer garden (thanks to Carl’s Bar) near 1st & Main when you have finished running/walking!
CLICK HERE FOR THE COURSE MAP. Note: 1-mile participants will do ONE LOOP (untimed). 5K participants will complete THREE LOOPS (officially chip-timed).
Weather Cancellation Policy:
- In the case of inclement weather, the event may be delayed up to one (1) hour from the original start time or canceled, depending on the severity of conditions. Safety of the participants is the top priority of the sponsoring organizations. Due to the costs of putting together an event of this magnitude, refunds will not be given. No makeup dates will be scheduled.
- Due to the magnitude of planning an event of this type, refunds will not be accepted, including those related to weather cancellations. We also do not allow transfer or purchase of bib numbers. For more information, please contact race director Jeff Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (620) 663-6179.
Packet Pick-Up Information:
Wednesday, June 20: Stop by Hutch Rec Downtown (17 E. 1st) between 1-5 p.m. to pick up your packet early. (Please note: This is the only day/time you can pick your packet up at Hutch Rec’s Downtown office!)
Thursday, June 21: Starting at 5:30 p.m., you can pick up your packet near our start/finish line area at DCI Park, 2nd & Main.