Race Info

The John Glaser Memorial 5K Run/Walk is being held on Sunday October 4, 2015 in honor of Shawnee firefighter John Glaser and benefits the Surviving Spouse and Family Endowment Fund (SAFE). SAFE supports the families of Law Enforcement Officers, Firefighters and Emergency Services Personnel in the Kansas City metropolitan area who have perished while protecting our community and our citizens. As a participant of the John Glaser Memorial 5K, you will receive: IPICO chip timing, cotton race shirt, raffle prizes, and top overall, masters, and 5 year age group awards. The race course will feature an aid station and large mile markers, together with food and beverages at the finish.

Race Start Time: 9:00 am

Race Start Location: Fire Station 71 Headquarters 6501 Quivira Shawnee, KS.

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  • Mail In Registration: 6501 Quivira Road Shawnee, KS

5K Run Registration fee:

  • $30 by August - October 2nd
  • $35 at packet pickup or same day registration.

Kids 100 Yard Dash

Following the race we will have the kids 100 yard dash from the top of 65th Street through the Finish Line. This does not require a registration. Kids will line up once it is announced.

All participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Super Hero.

Event Sponsorship: To find out more about the sponsorship and donation options that support this event, click here for a John Glaser Memorial 5K Sponsorship Level form.

Packet Pickup: Packet pickup will be at Fire Station 71 Headquarters at 6501 Quivira in Shawnee on Saturday, October 3 from 8 - 2pm.

You can also pick up your packet on the day of the event at the event site from 7:00 to 8:45am.

Age Group Awards: Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the following age categories: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Awards not picked up on the day of the event can be picked up at Station 71 Headquarters, 6501 Quivira Road Shawnee, KS, Monday through Friday 8am-5pm.


Registration fees will not be refunded under any circumstances.

To find out more about the sponsorship and donation options that support this event, please visit our Contact Us page.