The Sunflower State Games light the flame to begin competition

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The Cauldron lighting ceremony for the Sunflower State Games was held Saturday morning at Lake Shawnee’s Tinman Circle. The ceremony officially kicks off the 2019 games. The 2018 male and female athletes of the year, Chad Lorenz of Beloit and Mckinsey West of Emporia lit the Cauldron to begin the competition. The 5k and 10k run was held immediately after the lighting ceremony.

Mckinsey West of Emporia and Chad Lorenz of Beloit lit the Cauldron to begin the competition.
2018 Male Athlete of the year Chad Lorenz of Beloit, Mitch Gross, SSG Executive Director and 2018 female athlets of the year Mckinsey West of Emporia.

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