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Steff Strong Run

Sat September 11, 2021 Paola, KS 66071 US Directions


5K Run/Walk

9:00AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT

10K Run

9:00AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT

Kids Fun Run

9:00AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT


Lake Miola
299th & Hedge Ln Road
Paola, KS US 66071


Each year, the Steff Strong Run donates funds to a cause that empowers others to live "Steff Strong". Steff was proud to be a part of the Paola community and was passionate about finding ways to make it and the world a better place.  The Steff Strong Run includes a 5K Run/Walk and a 10K Run.  There will also be a Kids Fun Run for kids ages 8 and under.

Entry Fee
5K Run/Walk: $25
10K Run: $40
Kids Fun Run: $15

Packet Pick-Up
Packet pickup will be drive thru this year in the bus lane at Sunflower Elementary, 1401 E. 303rd St., in Paola, from 5:00-6:00pm on Friday, Sept. 10th.  

Late packet pickup will be at the race location from 7:30-8:30am the morning of the race.

All participants will receive a unique finisher medal upon completion.  

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

5K Course

Both events head south from the Start/Finish, cross the road and proceed left on the South Woods Trail before completing a clockwise loop back to the road.  Participants continue back past the Start Finish (do not go through arch) and proceed to the West Miola Trailhead (by the road) before heading north then east to the turnaround point located beyond the 2nd parking  lot (not in the parking lot as in past years)  near the swimming beach.  Participants may encounter others going the opposite direction.  Stay to the left and continue back to the Finish line via the same route.

10K Course

Follows the same route as the 5k above but continues past the 2 mile marker (and 5k turnaround), following the trail North to the turnaround point located  shortly past the low water bridge on the trail, near the northeast edge of the lake.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at



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