Create: 07/22/2018 - 07:53
Dore Enchies 2018 Great Race Champs / SSB 2nd

The 28th GREAT RACE RELAY took place Saturday afternoon at South Woods Park and points beyond. "8" teams participated in the "13" event relay which includes motocross, horseback, bicycles, canoes, long and short distance running. Each team carries a colored railroad spike from start to finish - if you don't cross the finish line with it, you don't win! Jack Potucek has been the Racemaster for all 28 races, dating back to 1977.

The 2018 top 3 finishers were:

THE DORE ENCHIES finished first, followed by the 2017 defending champion, SECURITY STATE BANK. In 3rd this year, a first-time entry for the MANILA GORILLAS, the only team made up exclusively of Wellington residents! Great showing!

There were participants from across the country Saturday,Texas, Oklahoma, New York, Illinois, Florida, many from Wichita and other area Kansas communities. Truly a GREAT RACE!! Congratulations to the DORE on reclaiming the trophy. 


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Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at or on Facebook or at any Crusader and/or Knight event year-round.