Derby High Five

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Come join us for the 14th Annual Derby High Five Road Race!   The Derby Running Club is proud to host this event at the perfect time to get your legs tuned-up for the Spring Racing Season.   Both the 1 Mile and the 5 K are USAT&F certified courses and are run along the scenic paths & bridges through Derby’s High Park.  This primarily flat course encourages visual contact for competitors and spectators throughout the race.

Race Bounty!

There is a $150 bounty (for non-student athletes) on male and female records! The 1 mile course records are currently 4:36(M) & 5:11(F), set in 2018 by Daniel Yoder and 2011 by Amber McGown .  The 5K course records are currently 15:25(M) and 17:34(F), set by Peter Chebii and Tonya Nero, both on a windy course in 2017.

What’s New?

The Timer Guys will be providing state-of-the-art chip-timing to provide accurate results.  The Awards ceremony and refreshments will follow each race. 

1 Mile Race 

The One Mile Race will begin promptly at 8:00 AM and is open to Runners & Walkers of All Ages and Abilities. 

5K Race 

The 5K Race will follow the 1 Mile at 8:30 AM and is open to Runners & Walkers of All Ages and Abilities.

Join the Derby Run Club

Want to save an extra $5.00?  Join the Derby Run Club for the low price of $25.00 for families and $20.00 for individuals.  

Membership Benefits:

Save $5.00 on each Derby Run Club Race
Receive an awesome Derby Run Club T-shirt
Free Admission to the Annual Derby Run Club Christmas Party
Receive a 10% Discount at First Gear Running Company and Fleet Feet Wichita!
Assist the Derby Running Club in supporting the running community by funding quality equipment, certified courses, and insurance to continue our tradition of sponsor-free events designed “by runners for runners.”
Board Member opportunities are available for members interested in guiding the DRC into the future!

Custom Medals awarded in the following age groups:
1 Mile

Overall                        Trophy
Masters Overall          Trophy
7 & Under                    5 Awards
8                                  5 Awards
9                                  5 Awards
10                                5 Awards
11                                5 Awards
12-24                           3 Awards
25-34                           3 Awards
35-44                           3 Awards
45-54                           3 Awards
55-UP                          3 Awards 


Overall                        Trophy
Masters Overall          Trophy
19 & Under                  5 Awards
20-24                           3 Awards
25-29                           3 Awards
30-34                           3 Awards
35-39                           3 Awards
40-44                           3 Awards
45-49                           3 Awards
50-54                           3 Awards
55-59                           3 Awards
60-64                           3 Awards
65-UP                          3 Awards

Heat Warning

High heat and humidity can be dangerous to runners. Therefore, make sure you drink plenty of fluids the morning of the race and at the aid stations. If you feel overheated or feel dizzy, seek aid.


Races are limited to registered participants only. No rollerblades, bicycles, skateboards, dogs are allowed. Noncompliance will result in disqualification. Course Marshalls will control traffic, but runners should use extreme caution. Slower participants and strollers are encouraged to begin toward the rear to avoid congestion and collision.


The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


1 Mile

May 12, 2019 (Sunday) - 08:00
1 mile

Both the 5K and the 1 Mile

May 13, 2019 (Monday) - 08:00
4.1 miles


May 13, 2019 (Monday) - 08:30
5 kilometers

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