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The Kansas City Chiefs and Arrowhead Events are hosting the fourth-annual Red Wednesday Run presented by GEHA to coincide with the 32nd year of the club’s traditional Red Friday celebration. Red Wednesday will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 6 this year with the Chiefs opening the season at home against the Detroit Lions for the NFL Kickoff Game on Thursday, September 7.

This year’s edition of the race remains virtual and will be part of festivities leading up to the start of the 2023 NFL season. Registration is now open at with two registration options available.

Early-Bird Registration

  • Now – Thursday, August 31
    • $45 for the public
    • $40 for Chiefs Season Ticket Members

Event Registration

  • Friday, September 1 – Sunday, October 1
    • $50 for the public
    • $45 for Chiefs Season Ticket Members

As part of their race registration, participants will receive this year’s special edition Super Bowl LVII Champions flag benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City (RMHC-KC) and a Red Wednesday Run t-shirt mailed directly to the address provided during registration. Additionally, all race participants will receive a GEHA wellness pack, a 30-day all-access pass redeemable at either Chiefs Fit location and the option to add on an exclusive athletic pullover to their race registration.

With no official racecourse for this year’s event, Chiefs fans throughout the country and all over the world can participate virtually with the option to complete the 5K however they choose, including running or walking in their neighborhood, in a local park, on a nature trail or from their treadmill.

While Wednesday, September 6 serves as the official day of the Red Wednesday Run, the virtual race is open now and will conclude on Sunday, October 1. Once participants complete the 5K, they’re asked to take a photo in their Chiefs/Red Wednesday 5K gear with their flag and post on social media using #RedWednesday.

The 2023 Red Wednesday Run presented by GEHA marks the 14th team-sponsored 5K run/walk for the Chiefs and Arrowhead Events. It is designed to give all Chiefs fans the opportunity to connect with the team, even virtually. Whether you run or walk, finish with the fastest time or just run for fun, the Red Wednesday Run is designed for everyone to enjoy.

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