Join us, and 10,000 of our closest friends, for Emporia's biggest event of year – the Dirty Kanza Finish Line Celebration! Cheer on over 3,500 cyclists as they strive to complete 100, 200, or 350 mile endurance races through the Flint Hills and make it across the finish line.

Starting Line Times

DKXL 350 mile racers take off on Friday afternoon, May 29 at 3pm from The All Things Gravel Expo.  On Saturday morning, May 30, riders in the 200 mile race will launch from the downtown at 6 am, followed by the 100 mile racers, 50 mile riders and fun riders. Come out and cheer on these athletes as they take off.

  • 200 miles - 6 am
  • 100 miles - 7 am
  • High School - 7:30 am
  • 50 & 25 miles - 8 am

For more info on the race visit:

Join us at the Finish Line starting at 11 am on Saturday, May 30 to welcome all cyclists back to Emporia! Enjoy a full day of activities, shopping, food trucks, music, and beer garden! Finish Line Party vendors will be open 11 am to midnight. Some vendors will be open in the morning hours during the launch times.

Kids Zone

Join us for the Nex-Tech Wireless Kids Zone in the 600 Block of Commercial during the Finish Line Celebration. This block will feature a rock wall, 3 lane slide, a bike parade and special activities just for kids.

Nex-tech wireless

Vendor Info & Registration

Download Printable Registration: 2020 DK Vendor Form

For questions concerning the race itself, please visit the DK website at

2020 Dirty Kanza Vendors

  • Emporia Main Street
  • Mis Antojitos
  • SunriseFreewill Baptist
  • Premier Shaved Ice
  • Lazy Butt BBQ

2020 DK Kids Zone Vendors


  • Emporia Main Street
  • Bill Todd
  • Faces By Jewels