Category Archives: new dirt

Exciting News for Dirty Kanza

Dear Dirty Kanza Family, As the co-founder of Dirty Kanza, now 13 years in the making, I was reflecting on the future of this great event. Along with the entire DK Team of Tim, Kristi, and LeLan, and after a great deal of thoughtful consideration, we have ultimately decided it is time to align ourselves with a partner who will ensure all that is great about Dirty Kanza continues… Continue Reading

“You train yourself to look forward to the suffering.”

“You train yourself to look forward to the suffering.”

The latest 2018 Dirty Kanza video has been released. Grit follows four riders from The Adrenalin Project (TAP)—a collective of endurance athletes focused on celebrating their competitive environments—as they labor through the race’s grueling terrain and summon the will to keep grinding ahead, from one checkpoint to the next. Produced in partnership with ENVE Composites, Lifetime, TAP, and Amp HP. Isaiah Jay – Director / DP www.isaiahjay.com www.instagram.com/isaiahjay Kevin Warwick… Continue Reading

2019 Training Camp is OPEN!

2019 Training Camp is OPEN!

Take advantage of what we’ve got in store for you for our 2019 Training Camp. You’ll get lots of valuable tips from the best in the business, training rides in the beautiful Flint Hills, scout some of the roads for the new DK routes, and fill your belly with some great grub! Space is limited, so please don’t delay – we’d love to have you join! Continue Reading

#200Women200miles – DK Women’s Camp Announced

#200Women200miles – DK Women’s Camp Announced

This September, Dirty Kanza Promotions will be hosting it’s first ever Women’s Camp. With great coaches and sponsors coming along, this camp will be focused on helping women put themselves first without putting others last. We are truly excited to host guests for 4 days of riding in the Flint Hills. interested? Visit DK Women’s Camp, and send additional questions to dirtykanza@gmail.com. Continue Reading

Every day hero…Ian Tubbs

Every day hero…Ian Tubbs

A great day on the bike and a well-executed plan make for great stories. Read Ian Tubb’s story as featured in Cyclocross Magazine – and congrats on a great day on the bike, Mr. Tubbs! “As I was coming out of campus and onto the finish stretch they were still only about six or seven seconds ahead, so I started sprinting as soon as the road straightened out. I… Continue Reading

LAST CALL … for the cool T!

LAST CALL … for the cool T!

You’ve heard by now – this year’s Lunar Kanza has received a bit of an overhaul. New routes and a treasure hunt plus a few QOM/KOM sections are going to make for some extra fun to an already great evening. But if those things aren’t reason enough – we’ve got another amazing Decker Creative/Mohn Standard designed t-shirt. Here’s the deal though…you gotta pre-register to be sure you get one!… Continue Reading

EF3 TORNADO HITS EUREKA KS

EF3 TORNADO HITS EUREKA KS

On Tuesday, June 26th, Eureka, KS was hit by an EF3 tornado. Eureka served as checkpoint #2 for the 200 mile distance this year. Please consider helping out a bit with a donation or if you are close and can volunteer, check out this facebook page for info. This town poured their hearts out to welcome us, and could use some extra love as they work to rebuild.   Continue Reading

What’s YOUR Next Event?

What’s YOUR Next Event?

Are you planning on toeing the line at late summer/fall gravel grinders? Need some help with your training? We will make a shameless plug to check out our static training plans. These plans are tried and true and have been used by countless folks to help prep for endurance events like LandRun, Gravel Worlds, and of course, Dirty Kanza. Is Rebecca’s Private Idaho, UnPAved, or Gravel Pursuit on your… Continue Reading

#BewareOfTheThirdLeg

#BewareOfTheThirdLeg

Stories from riders after Dirty Kanza are inspirational. We often hear about the third leg – it’s where the darkness of the ride usually sets in, and arriving into CP 3 is a welcomed relief. The stories shared year after year have inspired us to ask you to share your favorite checkpoint story – how did you get out and keep going? So….submit to us (dirtykanza@gmail.com) your story via… Continue Reading

Lunar Kanza Volunteering!

Lunar Kanza Volunteering!

It’s a roving party, and we’d love to have your help! Lunar is our nighttime celebration fun run and ride, and it’s as fun for the volunteers as it is for those participating. Want to give it a go? Sign up here or email our Dirty Kanza Volunteer Coordinator Treva Worrel at tlworrel@gmail.com.   Continue Reading

Lunar – Run or Ride!

Lunar – Run or Ride!

You don’t want to miss this year’s Lunar Kanza! We are taking to the gravel after dark for a new and improved evening. This year, you will get to: Check out a new ride route, with 3 fully stocked aid stations and 26 and 55 mile route options (ride) Run the 13.2 mile course with 4 stocked aid stations “Race” your friends on our segment challenges for cool prizing… Continue Reading

Klean Kanza this Saturday!

Klean Kanza this Saturday!

Thanks to all of you for doing your part out there to keep the Flint Hills clean. We are making one more gigantic sweep through the course Saturday, June 9, to remove any remaining race trash plus any other trash we find. If you are around, please join us to help clean up! It’s a surprisingly good time, and race day stories are sure to be shared. Breakfast is… Continue Reading

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