August 26th, 2022
Salina Crossroads Marathon 240+ Runners Already Entered!
The inaugural Salina Crossroads Marathon will be held in downtown Salina on Saturday, November 5, 2022. Visit Salina is excited about the impact of the Salina Crossroads on the community, region, and state, not only for this year but with much anticipation of this being an annual event. While this is a first-time event, organizers are gaining traction quickly. Already 240+ participants have registered and lots more are expected.
Races offered include a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 4.01K Family Fun Run, Team Relay Marathon and Team Relay Half Marathon. The Salina Crossroads Marathon is more than one event and has many hightlights and activities surrounding for runners, spectators and fans. The marathon itself is a Boston Qualifier on a USATF Certified Route. Fun music will be played throughout the race. Medals, t-shirts, swag bags and post-race photos will be provided. Also expect family fun at the start and finish areas of the route. Proceeds from the race will go to Saline County Youth Sports.
If you'd like to run, be a sponsor, partner, or volunteer at the event, check out www.RunSalinaCrossroads. com
Salina will host a Soccer Fest on Saturday, August 20 at Magnolia Salina Soccer Complex. Salina Parks and Recreation & 99KG’s (coach) Shane McClintock along with 5A State Champion winning coach Dave Ouderkirk and KSU soccer coach Mike Dibbini will be on hand.
Registration is open at www.salinasoccer.com and the first 200 kids ages 8-12 years are only $9.99. All participating kids receive a FREE soccer jersey from sponsors Long McArthur and Copy Co - Salina and FREE soccer socks & shin guards thanks to Walmart Salina!! ALL skill levels from never played to club levels will be blended into this 11am-5pm fun day of games, skills & drills. Lunch is provided by Lucky D's BBQ-Catering & Sam