Hy-Vee Cauldron Fest
Saturday, July 15: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Lake Shawnee - Reynolds Lodge, Tinman Circle
The Hy-Vee Cauldron Fest is the official kickoff of the 2017 Games with food, music and fun for the whole family! Participants and supporters of the Games are welcome to join us in celebrating the start of the 28th Annual Sunflower State Games. 2016 Athletes of the Year Kailey Ward and TJ Wade will light the cauldron to "Let the Games Begin." The 5K/10K Road Race will Follow the ceremony. The event will take place at Lake Shawnee - Reynolds Lodge on Tinman Circle in Topeka.
- Complimentary breakfast to the first 500 Registered SSG Athletes and Volunteers.
- Face Painting, Clowns, Bounce House
- 1K Kids Fun Run
- Music provided by Dr. Tunes
- Bagels and Cream Cheese from Pizagel's
- Mini Muffins from Perkins
- Glazed Doughnuts from Baker's Dozen
- Assorted Fruit and Granola Bars
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
- 7:00 am: Music, Complimentary breakfast for Volunteers and Spectators, Family Activities, Vendor Booths, 5K/10K registration
- 7:45 am: Lighting of the Cauldron Ceremony
- 8:00 am: 5K/10K Road Race Begins
- 8:45 am: Kids Fun Run/Awards Ceremony/Complimentary breakfast for Athletes