OTHER GRAVEL EVENTS LUNAR KANZA JULY 18, 2020 This 50-mile gravel leisure ride takes place under the full moon. Riders get to explore the Flint Hills at sunset and under moonlight. The ride finishes with a late night block party featuring live music and food trucks.
FREEDOMFEST NOVEMBER 7, 2020 A number of rides and runs take place during this November event to support veterans, including the Spur Ride, a unique 5k run and gravel grinding ride that will challenge any athlete.
LA GRIND MAY 2-3, 2020 La Grind is a two day gravel stage race through the Flint Hills. Ride on approximately 150 miles of iconic gravel roads with proceeds going to charity. You can also participate in the 35 mile fun ride or the 60-mile endurance challenge.
KANSAS CANNONBALL 550 SEPTEMBER 25-27, 2020 This ride is a 550 mile gravel bikepacking event that starts and ends in Emporia. This event is an unsupported bikepacking ride.
LAP THE LAKES OCTOBER 10, 2020 Lap the Lakes Gravel Grinder, presented by Emporia Police Benefit Association, is a 130-mile gravel road race fundraiser for Emporiaâ€™s Camp Alexander that takes riders around three different local lakes. This fast rolling ride has a 65-mile course too.
RUSH THE RAILS OCTOBER, 2020 Rush the Rails is a fondo ride and relay run along the Flint Hills Nature Trail. The full distance event begins in Osawatomie and ends in Council Grove. You can opt for the 1/2 distance or 1/4 distance, too.